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A Day on my plate in the East End


From your early morning caffeine fix to a tasty late-night supper, there’s really no need to venture outside of Adelaide’s vibrant East End precinct. With an array of unique eateries and bars, it’s an opportunity to choose your own culinary adventure each time you visit - and with our tastebuds as our guides, we trawled the streets to find our top-picks for a day of dining in the East End.

Nothing good can happen before a freshly brewed morning coffee, and where better to do this than Exchange Coffee – a quaint coffee house constantly buzzing with locals who can’t get enough of their consistently top brews. A short stroll down to the end of Ebenezer Place finds the vivacious characters of Penny University, with their equally playful brunch plates and highly-rated coffee enjoyed within their cosy bistro and on-trend outdoor dining.

For a hit of genuine lunch-time culture, the longstanding Greek institution Eros Kafe plates up authentic fare and meze share plates, paired with local and imported wines and spirits for a cheeky day-time tipple. Wander down Vardon Avenue to the beloved East End Cellars tasting room for a pre-dinner nibble and wine, before venturing out of the laneways and into the action of Rundle Street and East Terrace.

Securing its place in the Adelaide food scene, award-winning Africola’s seasonal menu of African cuisine is the perfect way to wrap up the savoury portion of the evening. If you’re like us, then the day isn’t quite complete without a delectable sweet, with Steven ter Horst Chocolatier serving up indulgent handcrafted chocolates and patisserie to enjoy as you immerse yourself in the cultural ambience that is the East End.



1-3 / 12-18 Vardon Avenue, Adelaide

0415 966 225


1 Union Street, Adelaide

08 8227 2772


275 Rundle Street, Adelaide

08 8227 0677


25 Vardon Avenue, Adelaide

08 8232 5300


4 East Terrace, Adelaide

08 8223 3885


256 Rundle Street, Adelaide

08 7226 6216

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