The city centre, surrounded by parklands, is a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, cafés and restaurants. It’s known as a 20-minute city because its shape and lack of congestion mean you can get to beaches and hills in a 20-minute drive, or if you’re on foot, the city’s attractions are within walking distance.
Adelaide’s restaurants and cafés are among the best in the country; while a new breed of renovated pubs, small bars and pop-up eateries have added a new dimension to the city’s food and wine scene. Most restaurants, pubs and wine bars feature the state’s produce and wines on their menus, giving visitors a real taste of South Australia. Laneways such as Leigh Street and Peel Street, where locals congregate day and night, feature coffee shops, restaurants and wine bars, some with live music.
It is a vibrant capital that boasts an endless calendar of festivals and events and is newly named one of the Great Wine Capitals of the world and the gateway to 18 wine regions.