Locating the best coffee-spots in Adelaide – A hot cup from Adelaide

The only thing more comforting than the smell of a warm cup coffee hanging in the air is the taste of it. Adelaide has more than its fair share of coffee spots catering to the large population of coffee drinkers. Cafés are constantly busy with people buzzing in and out of stores.

The Coffee Club conveniently located a minute away from Oaks Embassy is Australia’s largest home grown café group with over 400 stores throughout 8 countries and anyone looking for serviced apartments in Adelaide, would definitely enjoy the modern amenities that this serviced apartment offers! The Coffee club is known for their good food, great service and excellent coffee.

Nutrition Republic offers natural, raw and organic products include organic espresso and an elixir bar. With a lengthy coffee menu, they also offer a variety of milks; including regular milk, almond, rice or coconut. La Moka, located in Peel Street gives its guests a unique cup of coffee with a variety of other items from the menu to choose from. La Moka is one of the strong contributors to the coffee culture.

For a more elegant café, Monday’s Coffee Store with its white titled benches are ideal for sipping coffee with the aroma of fresh pastries tingling your nose. La Madeline is designed to transport you to a road side café in France, as most of the staff are French and the air is cramped with the smell of freshly baked baguettes and other goodies.

The Flinders Street Project is a coffee store experience on its own. A mesmerizing ceiling covered with wood spoons, this store has a variety of fresh baked goods and delicious coffee!

Sad Café is gaining popularity for its unique indie feel to the store. Indulge in their variety of fresh baked bagels and delicious coffee that seems to be the best selling product at the store while listening to the vinyl, which adds to the unique atmosphere of the whole place. The Exchange Specialty Coffee store is a little bit of London in the midst of Adelaide. They serve exceptional espresso and filter coffee and tea.

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A Foodie Tour of Adelaide – A Smorgasbord of Flavours!

Merriam-Webster describes a ‘foodie’ as being, “a person having an avid interest in the latest food fads.” Basically if you love good food and are not afraid to try new dishes then you classify as a foodie. That being said, Adelaide is the perfect place to visit if you are a bona fide foodie looking to try dishes that will have your taste buds singing in raptures of delight! Here are some places worth checking out.

 

Press Food & Wine

 

Wooden interiors, warm lighting and great food adventures await at Press Food & Wine in central Adelaide. This charming dining venue has two levels each providing a different ambience. Of course more than the decor it’s the dishes that are truly special. Chef Andrew Davies has created a taste bud titillating menu which includes everything from hereford pepper rump to creamed leek & cauliflowersal pithivier. Offal offerings are also on the menu if you desire to try something unique.

 

Orana

 

Simple elegance meets refined style meets evocative flavours at Orana restaurant. Downstairs is where you will find a lively street front bar where you can enjoy more informal dining while if you head on up, a more classy setting awaits. Chef and owner Jock Zonfrillo has created a distinctive space in which to sample dishes that blend tradition and innovation in a mouth watering fusion that includes Australian ingredients and fine wines. Coorong mullet and Jersey beef are included in the lunch menu while shorthorn beef and charred kangaroo are available for dinner.

 

The Central Market

 

Here’s a great spot to not only sample some truly great food, but soak up some culture too. This iconic under cover market is a popular hub for local and out of state visitors alike looking to buy everything from fresh fruits and veggies to seafood and meats in all their zesty freshness. Health foods are a plenty here as are assortments of cheeses which will go well with the various wines you may sample along your journeys. Since the Central Market gets crowded head their early. When it comes to nearby Adelaide accommodation, CBD properties are a convenient choice such as iStay Precinct. Once at the market you can also find charming eateries and cafes to try some oven fresh pastries and coffee along with sweet treats too.

 

The Apothecary 1878

 

No visit to Adelaide is complete without sampling some fine South Australian wine and The Apothecary 1878 is just the place to enjoy such indulgences. This wonderfully named venue can be found within a heritage-listed building in the West End precinct which lends to its charm. Expect to find a place that has a look of an European style wine bar and a menu that has items that will go perfectly with the selection of wines on offer.

 

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Adelaide Wine Region – Enjoy Riesling in Barossa, Following the Riesling Trail in Clare Valley and Bask in the Warmth of a Fireplace and Wine in the Adelaide Hills

Wine is believed to contain beneficial medical properties and to consume it in healthy quantities have proven to boost certain facets of one’s health. For instance, wine is rich in antioxidants and is even believed to contain anti-cancer properties as well as boost cardio health. While the oldest evidence of wine consumption can be traced back several millennia, winemaking has been considered an art that has been refined by civilisations for centuries. While the colour of the wine is an indication of the region it was cultivated in, there are ten major wine regions in the world and the most prominent lie in France, Italy and Spain. These regions produce the famed Merlot, Trebbiano and Grenache while wineries in the United States of America are responsible for Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. Chardonnay is also produced in Australia whose wine market has been increasing in the past few years.

Therefore, when visiting Australia, wine enthusiasts will find the Adelaide Wine Region a true delight. When staying in Adelaide holiday accommodation, one can explore the famed vineyards in the region including the Barossa, which is, for instance, a mere hour’s drive away from hotels such as Oaks Horizons.

While the Barossa Valley is well known for Riesling as well as Shiraz, other regions such as the Adelaide Plains are home to many wineries as well. For instance, when visiting Barossa, tourists can travel further north and visit Clare Valley as well for it is famous for Riesling and wine enthusiasts can follow the Riesling Trail by bicycle. For those who wish to explore a vineyard or winery closer to the city, Adelaide Hills is only a short drive from the centre of Adelaide. Other vineyards in the Adelaide wine region include those in the Fleurieu Peninsula, Limestone Coast, The Riverland and Kangaroo Island.

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