Hindley Street Cheap Eats

Hindley Street

In addition to some of the best restaurants in Australia, the West End is brimming with cheap eats that are big on flavour and easy on the bank account. From delicious dumplings, some serious burger game, a good ol’ fashioned yiros, to Vietnamese delights, you’re sure to find something to satisfy. Forget cooking and cleaning up, let these spots treat you to a feast.


171 Hindley St, Adelaide SA 5000

Phonatic have been bringing that fragrant pho magic to the West End since 2015. Don’t be fooled by the name, the menu sports an extensive range of authentic Vietnamese staples. For less than a tenner, take your pick of eight traditional Vietnamese Rolls (banh mi) with all the trimmings. Alternatively, pick and choose between cold rolls for a fresh pick-me-up or some scrumptious baos. Plenty of larger dishes like pho or bun bowls scrape under the $15 mark.

Benny's American Burgers

73A Hindley St, Adelaide SA 5000

Benny’s American Burgers have amassed a following with their mouth-watering menu of comfort food. They’ve got all the essentials that spring to mind when it comes to soul food. Benny’s are not messing around when it comes to portion size. For $12.90, you’ll be treated to a hefty burger, chips and a drink.

If chicken is your thing, bargain hunters rejoice. Score 50 cent wings on Mondays and $1 chicken tenders on Wednesdays. To sweeten the deal even further, first orders receive 10 percent off!

Yianni's on Hindley

270 Hindley St, Adelaide SA 5000

Yianni’s on Hindley is an Adelaide institution and it’s easy to see why they’ve lasted the test of time. Yianni’s is pegged as one of the best in Adelaide amongst yiros enthusiasts. Pick from lamb, chicken, or pork – all cooked over charcoal. The succulent meat is carved fresh upon ordering and tightly packed into pita with lettuce, tomato and garlic sauce. The no frills décor is completely unapologetic but after the first bite, you’ll realise you don’t need much else after the first bite!

Dumpling Planet

266 Hindley St, Adelaide 5000

This dumpling haven is the kindred spirit of the East End’s Dumpling R US so you know you’re in good hands. The menu is sizeable with all the old faithfuls such as Hainanese chicken rice, kang pao chicken and laksa. You’ll be hard-pressed to find anything that breaks a $15 budget, with plenty under $10.

Special shout-out goes to the dumpling list. Choose between steamed, fried, or in a sea of soup. You can get 15 of these heavenly little pockets of joy for as little as $10.90.