What’s open in Adelaide right now?
Find out what's open and accessible to you in Adelaide during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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We've put together this updated guide so you know what you can and can't do in Adelaide now that restrictions are easing, including where you can dine and travel to. Many of these eased restrictions involve heightened safety and hygiene measures to comply with health regulations.
You can do your part by practicing social distancing and good hygiene. Looking for inspiration for when you're out and about in Adelaide? See our recommendations for things to do in Adelaide.
What's in this guide?
- What can I do in Adelaide?
- Travelling within South Australia
- Adelaide attractions open in January 2021
- Parks, walking trails and beaches
- Shopping centres, markets and grocery stores
- Are hotels open in Adelaide?
- Do I need to pre-book to visit dining venues and attractions?
- What restaurants and cafes are open in Adelaide
- What bars are open in Adelaide?
Note: The below is accurate as of 21 December 2020. Due to the changing nature of the situation, it's best to get in contact with the venue or attraction prior to visiting to ensure they are open for business.
What can I do in Adelaide?
- Have up to 50 people in a household at one time
- Attend a private gathering (this includes weddings and funerals) with a maximum of 200 people
- Dine-in at a restaurant or cafe. A maximum capacity of one person per two square metres applies
- Go to the gym
- Send children to school
- Receive beauty treatments
Adelaide attractions open in January 2021
From 22 November, some attractions will reopen. Here's where you can book tickets in advance.
|Cleland Wildlife Park||Open 24 hours Monday to Sunday||See deal|
|Adelaide Oval||Open (Times depends on the scheduled game)||See deal|
|Adelaide Hills||Open 10am - 3pm Monday to Sunday|
|Monarto Safari Park||Open 9:30am - 5pm Monday to Sunday||See deal|
|Flinders Chase National Park||Open 9am - 5pm Monday to Sunday||See deal|
|Mega Adventure Park||Open 11am - 7pm Saturday to Sunday and 1pm - 7pm Monday, Thursday, Friday|
|Art Gallery of South Australia||Open 10am - 5pm Monday to Sunday|
|South Australian Maritime Museum||Open 10am - 5pm Monday to Sunday|
|Migration Museum||Open 10am - 5pm Monday to Sunday|
Looking for things to do during the school holidays? See our guide for school holiday activities in Adelaide.
Parks, walking trails and beaches
With some restrictions in place, you're free to explore and wander open spaces in Adelaide. Be sure to keep a 1.5-metre distance from other people when you're out and about.
Here's what's still open:
- Adelaide Botanic Gardens
- Botanic Park
- Cobbler Creek Recreation Park
- Himeji Garden
- Wittunga Botanic Garden
- Aldgate Valley Nature Walk
- Belair National Park Waterfall Hike
- Marion Coastal Walk
- Morialta Falls Loop
- River Torrens Linear Trail
- Tennyson Dunes Native Plant Trail
Beaches: All beaches in South Australia are open. Just maintain a safe distance of 1.5 metres between yourself and other people.
Shopping centres, markets and grocery stores
From 22 November, shopping centres, markets and grocery stores are open open and are liaising with the relevant authorities to ensure the health and safety requirements of staff and customers are being met. Shoppers are encouraged to use the tap and go payment method. Hand sanitiser is likely to be found at the entry and exit points of a store for you to use.
- Westfield: All Westfields in Adelaide are open. Trading hours may vary between locations. Hand sanitiser is available at the concierge desk and increased cleaning measures have been implemented.
- Rundle Mall: Open and trading as usual. Retailer trading times may vary.
- Port Adelaide Plaza: Open and trading as usual. Retailer trading times may vary.
Do I need to pre-book to visit dining venues and attractions?
If you plan to dine at a popular eatery or visit an attraction on the weekend or during the school holidays, it's best to book in advance.
What restaurants and cafes are open in Adelaide
Restaurants are starting to reopen their doors for dine-in customers and we've outlined these eateries below, along with your takeaway options. Customers are being asked not to bring keep cups as a hygiene and safety precaution.
If your favourite isn't on this list, contact them to find out if they are open.
|Holy Cow||227 Currie Street, Adelaide||Indian||Groupon|
|The Cinnamon Kitchen||Shop 9/59-69 Main S Rd, O'Halloran Hill||Indian||Groupon|
|Riverside Restaurant in the InterContinental||Adelaide CBD||Australia||RedBalloon|
|Seafire on the Marina||Glenelg, SA||Winery||RedBalloon|
|The Banksia Tree Cafe||147 St Vincent Street, Port Adelaide||Cafe, Vegetarian|
|Acacia||3/269 Seaview Road, Henley Beach||Cafe|
|Akimitsu||Shop 2 62-68 Hindley Street, Adelaide||Asian, Japanese|
|Amalfi Pizzeria Ristorante||29 Frome Street, Adelaide||Italian|
|Anchovy Bandit||3/98 Prospect Road, Prospect||Bar|
|Bai Long Store||80 Hutt Street, Adelaide||Asian, Fusion|
|Blue Velvet Artisan Pizzeria, Pastry and Dessert Lab||70 Henley Beach Road, Mile End||Bakery|
|Borsa Pasta Cucina||Shop 1, Plaza Level 25 Grenfell Street, Adelaide||Italian|
|Botanic Garden Restaurant||Plane Tree Drive, Adelaide||Modern Australian|
|Buk Buk Southern Hot||1/254 Grange Road, Flinders Park||American|
|Chicco Palms||437 Henley Beach Road, Brooklyn Park||Italian|
|Coccobello||209 Glen Osmond Road, Frewville||Italian|
|East End Cellars||25 Vardon Avenue, Adelaide||Bar|
|Fine & Fettle||Unit 4 57 Magill Road, Stepney||Indian|
|Fred Eatery||4/220 Mount Barker Road, Aldgate||Cafe|
|Froth and Fodder||41 Mortimer Street, Kurralta Park||Cafe|
|Gang Gang||69 Unley Road, Parkside||Asian|
|Herringbone||72 Halifax Street, Adelaide||Modern Australian|
|Hey Jupiter||11 Ebenezer Place, Adelaide||Cafe|
|Karma & Crow||251 Richmond Road, Richmond||Cafe|
|Leigh Street Wine Room||9 Leigh Street, Adelaide||Bar, Modern Australian|
|Little Bang Brewing Company||25 Henry Street, Stepney||Bar|
|Local Grind||33 Warwick Street, Walkerville||Cafe|
|Lost in a Forest||1203 Greenhill Road, Uraidla||Pizza|
|Low & Slow American BBQ||17 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide||American|
|Melt Henley||269 Seaview Road, Henley Beach||Pizza|
|Minestra||23 Churchill Road, Prospect||Italian|
|Mister Pigeon||269 Gilles Street, Adelaide||Cafe, Vegetarian|
|Mum Cha||279 Rundle Street, Adelaide||Chinese|
|My Kingdom For A Horse||191-195 Wright Street, Adelaide||Cafe|
|Nido||Shop 2 160 King William Road, Hyde Park||Italian|
|NOLA||28 Vardon Avenue, Adelaide||Bar|
|Nu Thai||228 Morphett Street, Adelaide||Thai|
|Orso||36 Kensington Road, Rose Park||Modern European|
|Osteria Oggi||76 Pirie Street, Adelaide||European, Italian|
|Part Time Lover||Pilgram Lane, Adelaide||Cafe|
|Peel St||9 Peel Street, Adelaide||Asian, Middle Eastern, Modern Australian|
|Peter Rabbit||234 Hindley Street, Adelaide||Cafe|
|Pickle in the Middle||134 Unley Road, Unley||Cafe|
|Press Food and Wine||40 Waymouth Street, Adelaide||Modern Australian|
|Red October||22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide||Bar, Modern Australian|
|Ryo's Noodles||80 Gouger Street, Adelaide||Japanese|
|Seamore's||255 Esplanade, Henley Beach||Pizza|
|Sho||17 Leigh Street, Adelaide||Asian, Japanese|
|Shobosho||17 Leigh Street, Adelaide||Asian, Japanese|
|Sparkke at the Whitmore||317 Morphett Street, Adelaide||Bar|
|Stem||188 Hindley Street, Adelaide||Mediterranean|
|Tell Henry||20 The Parade West, Kent Town||Cafe|
|The Exeter||26 Rundle Street, Adelaide||Pub|
|The Stag Public House||299 Rundle Street, Adelaide||Australian|
|West Oak Hotel||208 Hindley Street, Adelaide||Australian, Contemporary|
|Whistle & Flute||136 Greenhill Road, Unley||Cafe|
|Africola||4 East Terrace Adelaide 5000||African|
|Osteria Oggi||76 Pirie Street Adelaide 5000||Italian|
|Sho||17 Leigh Street Adelaide 5000||Japanese|
|Bai Long Store||80 Hutt Street Adelaide 5000||Chinese, Japanese, Korean|
|Gang Gang||69 Unley Road Parkside 5063||Australia|
|Apoteca||118 Hindley Street Adelaide 5000||Bar|
|Gin Long Canteen||42 O'Connell Street North Adelaide 5006||Malaysian, Thai, Vietnamese|
|Fino at Seppeltsfield||730 Seppeltsfield Road Seppeltsfield 5355||Wine|
|Melt||1/160 King William Road Hyde Park 5061||Australia|
|Bread & Bone||15 Peel Street Adelaide 5000||American|
|Ban Ban||145 Franklin Street Adelaide 5000||Korean|
|Parwana Afghan Kitchen||124B Henley Beach Road Torrensville 5031||Middle Eastern|
|Meze-Mazi||86B Prospect Road Prospect 5082||Greek, Mediterranean|
|Hut & Soul||310 Pulteney Street Adelaide 5000||Malaysian|
|Madame Hanoi||108 North Terrace Adelaide 5000||Vietnamese, French|
|The Guardsman||125 North Terrace Adelaide 5000||Bar, Cafe|
|Fine and Fettle||Unit 4 57 Magill Road Stepney 5067||Cafe|
What bars are open in Adelaide?
|Spargo's Cafe + Bar||101- 103 Prospect Road, Prospect, 5082||Groupon|
|Alfred's Bar||14 Peel Street, Adelaide|
|Alpha Box & Dice||8 Olivers Road, McLaren Vale|
|Bank Street Social||48 Hindley Street, Adelaide|
|Bibliotheca||27 Gresham Street, Adelaide|
|BRKLYN||260A Rundle Street, Adelaide|
|Clever Little Tailor||19 Peel Street, Adelaide|
|East End Cellars||25 Vardon Avenue, Adelaide|
|Hains and Co||23 Gilbert Place, Adelaide|
|Hellbound||Downstairs 201 Rundle Street, Adelaide|
|La Moka||16a Peel Street, Adelaide|
|Leigh Street Wine Room||9 Leigh Street, Adelaide|
|Little Bang Brewing Company||25 Henry Street, Stepney|
|Maybe Mae||15 Peel Street, Adelaide|
|NOLA||28 Vardon Avenue, Adelaide|
|Paloma||20 Peel Street, Adelaide|
|Pink Moon Saloon||21 Leigh Street, Adelaide|
|Proof||9a Anster Street, Adelaide|
|Red October||22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide|
|Seamore's||255 Esplanade, Henley Beach|
|The Exeter||26 Rundle Street, Adelaide|
|The Stag Public House||299 Rundle Street, Adelaide|
|The Wheatsheaf Hotel||39 George Street, Thebarton|
|Leigh Street Wine Room||9 Leigh Street Adelaide 5000|
|West Oak Hotel||208 Hindley Street, Adelaide|
Before heading out, see what's closed in Adelaide until 22 November.
- Retail stores: Supermarkets are still open.
- Cinemas, amusements parks and entertainment venues: This includes all indoor and outdoor entertainment including Event Cinemas, Hoyts, Gu Film House, Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas, Mercury Cinema, Piccadilly Cinemas, Moonlight Cinema Adelaide, Capri Theatre, Adelaide Zoo and The Beachouse.
- Indoor and outdoor markets: Markets including Gilles at the Grounds, Fishermen's Wharf Markets and Brighton Sunday Market are closed.
- Nightclubs: Nightclubs are temporarily closed.
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