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Adelaide may be famous for its churches but it has also made a name for itself with talented chefs and fresh, fine dining. If you’re new to the city, or just want to discover a new favourite, book a table at one of these 5 fabulous Adelaide restaurants:
For something both classy and very cool, head to Auge Ristorante. It focuses on Italian and Mediterranean meals in the dining room or you can choose to chill out at the Spuntini Bar for cocktails and more casual meals. You’ll also find a variety of local and Italian wines gracing the menu.
Maximilian’s Vineyard Restaurant
High up in the famous Adelaide Hills, Maximilian’s is a classic food and wine experience among the vineyards. Bring your friends and family to see sweeping panoramas from the deck, or curl up in front of the fire with a glass of red for a quiet, cosy evening. And you simply must try the award winning cool climate Sidewood Wines at the Cellar Door.
Celsius is the place for ultra modern, beautifully presented dishes. It was opened by the 2010 and 2011 Chef of the Year, Ayhan Erkoc, and his farmer brother Kasim. Together, they marry a complex knowledge of organic produce with contemporary dishes that will surprise and excite you! Celsius has been awarded the title of Adelaide’s Best Contemporary Restaurant and just recently won one star from Gourmet Traveller 2014.
Make your way to the rooftop of Rydges South Park for a stunning view of the Southern Parklands and Adelaide Hills. Skyline shows off some of South Australia’s finest wines, matched perfectly to modern Australian cuisine. Celebrity Chef Peter Milosevic is in charge of the menu and uses it to show off fresh local produce, including some jaw-droppingly good seafood. Plus, there’s live music and dancing every Saturday night!
Georges on Waymouth
Georges on Waymouth specialises in fresh and seasonal produce with a gorgeous European vibe. Located in Adelaide’s CBD, it’s a favourite with locals and internationals alike and was crowned Winner Best European Restaurant 2013 Restaurant & Catering SA Awards For Excellence. Expect a crisp, minimalist setting with wooden floors, white linen and lots of space. The menu has Mediterranean inspired dishes like lobster tortellini, carrot beurre blanc and watercress or their signature dish of Lamb Press, pancetta, mustard fruits, parsnip and apple candy.