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New Year’s Eve Dinner Spots


If you are looking for the best restaurants for a New Year’s Eve dinner before heading to Elder Park, peruse these delicious hot spots which are a hop, skip and step away from the action at Elder Park.  

Quick and Easy

If you don’t want to miss any of the action, here are some cheap and cheerful options.

Five Feet Street Eats

24 Waymouth Street, Adelaide SA 5000

 $39.90 per person (Min 10 pax)


Five Feet Street Eats are proud to do away with the fuss that often detracts from the beauty of a hearty, authentic dish. The menu is full of Thai and Malaysian classics like pork belly Pad Pik King, slow-cooked Massaman curry and Yum Talay Seafood Salad. If you’ve got a posse over ten, Five Feet Street Eats are dishing up a special NYE banquet featuring twelve of their greatest hits – all for only $39.90!

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19 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide SA 5006

 Burgers from $10


Burgastronomy recently celebrated five years of satisfying hungry bellies of Adelaide. The menu is small but Burgastronomy have perfected every single morsel. There are thirteen items which have a subtle American influence while showing off the best of local produce. Burger options include Coorong Angus Beef, crispy buttermilk-style fried chicken or Portobello mushroom. Mix and match with a serve of sweet potato fries, jalapeno poppers, corn fritters or slaw!

Image: adelaidefoodiary via Instagram

3rd by NNQ

1 King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000

 Meals between $5-$15


From humble beginnings in Woodville, NNQ have cemented themselves as a city staple after setting up shop on King William Street. The authentic Vietnamese menus has favourites like sugar cane prawn, roast pork belly and coconut marinated pork ribs. The range of small and large dishes make sharing a breeze. 3rd by NNQ open until 7 pm, so after a good feed you can wander over to Elder Park just as the live entertainment kicks off!

Asian food
Image: tingmaggiee via Instagram

Something Spesh

Say goodbye to 2018 in style at one of these stunning Adelaide venues. Let the champagne and good times flow!

Shiki Japanese Restaurant

Intercontinental Hotel, Upper Lobby Level, North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

 $245 per adult which includes a bottle of NV G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge Champagne per couple.
 ​$265 per adult which includes a bottle of Perrier-Jouët Champagne per couple.


Shiki might be hidden in the upper lobby of the Intercontinental, but it’s no secret amongst Adelaideans. Since its inception over thirty years ago, Shiki has continued to give guests an experience that speaks to all the senses. Enjoy the set menu and immerse yourself in beautiful Japanese cuisine. The front row show at the Teppanyaki bar will have you raving well into 2019. 

Image: shikiadl via Instagram

Malt Shovel Taphouse

 Festival Centre, Festival Dr, Adelaide

 $190pp food and drinks package ($70 per child)


Malt Shovel Taphouse will be a great place to perch this New Year's Eve. Located in the heart of the Riverbank precinct, this brand new venue offers breathtaking views of the River Torrens and Adelaide Oval. It will be a great spot to take in the spectacular HomeStart Fireworks and is just a stones throw from all the Riverbank festivities.

The package will showcase SA's gorgeous local produce and be paired with a delicious range of craft beers and local South Australian wines. This might just be one of the hottest tickets in town!

table laid out with food and beer - mushrooms, octopus and dips
Image: Malt Shovel Taphouse

Jolleys Boathouse

1 Jolleys Lane, Adelaide SA 5000

 $95 per person for a three-course menu


Immerse yourself in sweeping views of the River Torrens at Jolleys Boathouse before embarking on all the festivities of New Year’s Eve. Jolleys Boathouse has been delighting Adelaide palettes for over thirty years with their modern Australian cuisine. The menu hails local produce as the hero with a special focus on seafood.  Pair your feast with something special from the extensive wine list while you pop your feet up and farewell 2018.

Sean’s Kitchen

Adelaide Casino, North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

 First sitting 5.30pm - 6.30pm $145pp


Sean’s Kitchen is the restaurant of choice for a fabulous soiree. The New York-inspired décor is the ultimate backdrop to farewell the year in style. The special New Year’s Eve menu features the beautiful seafood and juicy steak that has become synonymous with Sean Connolly. You’ll also be welcomed with a glass of bubbles – French, of course.

plate of seafood and champagne
Image: Sean's Kitchen

If you would prefer to go to Adelaide's New Year's Eve event early to get yourself a great spot, never fear. There will be a fabulous and extensive selection of food choices available at the event. Check out the list of food vendors at NYE Eats and Treats.

For all the updates, follow our Facebook event and #ADLNYE2018 

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