35 Romantic Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Adelaide 2017

What's on in Adelaide for Valentine's Day? We have 35 romantic answers to that question.

With Valentine's Day on our doorsteps it's time to start thinking about how to spend the day. If you live in Adelaide there are loads of fun, unique and interesting ways to celebrate with your partner.

Go all out or you can keep it simple - whatever you prefer, it's all possible. From degustation dinners and 5-star luxury stays to strolls through vineyards and local parks, Adelaide has so much to offer loved-up couples this Valentine's Day.

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12 other romantic things to do in Adelaide for Valentine's Day

  • Visit the McLaren Vale region: Take a drive south to the Fleurieu Peninsula for a romantic tour of Victor Harbor and its surrounding wineries.
  • Speaking of wineries, have you been to the Barossa Valley yet?: If your answer is no, there's nothing more romantic that a sunset and a glass with your other half. Start your day by driving up from Adelaide and end at a number of the Barossa's finest wineries. (Feature image)
  • Get thee to Kangaroo Island Another of Adelaide's finest spots, Kangaroo Island is rife with wildlife and impeccable views of the Remarkable Rocks. If you're an adventurous couple, take a stab at sand boarding, kayaking and quad biking on the island.
  • Scale great heights with an abseiling adventure: set your hearts aflutter by abseiling in the Adelaide Hills region.
  • Take a relaxing hike among the villages and trails of Adelaide Hills.
  • Close encounters at Adelaide Zoo: Answer this honestly: when was the last time you went to the zoo? Relive the joy of a day trip and tack on a close encounter with a hippo at Adelaide Zoo. Absolutely adorable.
  • Swim with the dolphins: Channel your inner "Flipper" and dive in for a swim with one of the most majestic creatures in the water. But if you'd prefer to stay OUT of the water...
  • Kayak the Ship's Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail: It's a half day on the water exploring the 25 shipwrecks surrounding Garden Island.
  • Visit an art galleries along the North Terrace. You can also get a feel of the rich history of the area by visiting the South Australian Museum, the Migration Museum, the Adelaide Oval and many other star attractions located in Adelaide.
  • If classical is more your tune book yourself in for a Chamber Music Concert. It comes complete with four remarkable musicians. That's music to your ears, right?
  • Spend four nights away on a Heritage Cruise. The Murray River Outback Heritage Cruise will take you down the longest river in Australia through historical and cultural settings and all in an outside cabin, so you can take the views with you from the privacy of your very own room.
  • See the ranges. The Flinders Ranges. It's one of those quintessential sights of South Australia and a sight that must be experienced with good company - that is, your other half.

Adelaide restaurants for a Valentine's Day dinner


1. Grace the Establishment | 127 The Parade, Norwood

Casual eating with a sense of finesse is what "The Grace" is known for. Inside it's a clean and modern restaurant, wander into it's inner sanctum and you'll soon be witness to a secret: it's beer garden.

If it's a nice one o n Valentine's Day this is where you want to be, sipping cocktails with your other half and delighting in its Modern Australian menu.

Bookings are accepted so get in quick before the rush.

Ph: 08 8333 1007 |


2. Penfolds Magill Estate | 78 Penfold Rd, Magill

While it may not be in Adelaide city, Penfolds Magill Estate is worth the drive out into the country - and why wouldn't you, with the rolling green in your sights and the smell of wine tickling your senses?

This plush restaurant is one of Australia's finest, having been awarded a position in the Top 10 restaurants in Australia by Gourmet Traveller Magazine. It will offer a set 9-course menu, with back vintage matched wines for $500pp. Our advice? If you're popping the question, there's no better setting than this.

08 8301 5551 |


3. Appellation | Cnr Seppeltsfield/Stonewall Rds, Marananga

Here's another one that's outside of the city, but again, well worth the drive into the Barossa. Appellation's fare is simply: delectable. And with such a variety of dining options at your fingertips (seasonal selections and tasting menus, to name a few), there will always be something here to suit his and her tastes. For those not wishing to make the drive home straight away, you can also book a room into the restaurant's hotel, The Louise.

08 8562 4144 |


4. Madame Hanoi | North Terrace (inside Adelaide Casino)

Some of the finest dining can be found inside casinos and Adelaide Casino is no exception. Home to Sean's Kitchen, it's also home to Madame Hanoi, a French/Vietnamese bistro delivering all manner of fusion favourites including Viet coffee and French pastries.

Surprise your partner on Valentine's Day though with this: it's a Hendrick's High Tea. Move up the tiers through soft shell crab brioche to rare beef tartine and onto the final course, the macarons. No, wait, we meant the Hendrick's gin tea, definitely the gin tea.

08 8218 4166 |


5. Parwana Afghan Kitchen | 124B Henley Beach Rd

Adventurous souls who refuse to do anything by the book will not be disappointed with a surprise Valentine's Day after dessert at Parwana.It's top-notch Afghan cuisine, dripping of fragrant and flavoursome dishes from this rich culture.

Start the evening with a selection of grilled Afghan meats and breads and polish it off with a traditional sweets and ice creams. Home made, naturally.

08 8443 9001 |


6. Street ADL | 285 Rundle Street

Don't be fooled by the "street" vibe of this bar, the shared plates here are absolutely delish and they also look a million bucks. A fun and fresh restaurant, Street ADL takes beloved indigenous street foods from around the globe and pairs it with native Australian ingredients creating a taste sensation worth raving about.

Looking for somewhere unique to celebrate Feb 14 at? Street ADL might be just what you're looking for.

08 8227 0344 |

Romantic stays in Adelaide for Valentine’s Day

Majestic Old Lion Apartments
Hilton Adelaide
Mayfair Hotel
Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide on Hindley
The Playlord
Accor Hotels
Majestic Roof Garden Hotel

If you're looking for more inspiration, see our page with our favourite hotels in Adelaide for a romantic stay.

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is a journalist, avid traveller and all-round bargain hunter. If there's an online coupon code, deal or cheap flight available, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too.

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