When tourists visit Australia, they head to Sydney, Melbourne, or farther north to the Great Barrier Reef. Adelaide is not exactly a tourist hotspot, but it is the gateway to Port Lincoln, a popular spot in Australia to go cage diving with great white sharks.
Like the other big cities in Australia, Adelaide is home to many pubs serving popular Australian food that make for easy and delicious lunches or dinners. Some of the common Australian food you’ll find on the pub menus is steak, burgers, pizzas, nachos, and other classic pub fare.
One of the most popular pubs is the The Highway, an award-winning pub that features a great outdoor area and beer garden along with a fantastic bistro with an array of Australian food to choose from, including oysters, ribs, and pizzas among various other mains.
The Lion Hotel is also known for its great Australian food prepared by its award-winning kitchen. The menu features plenty of appetizers (or entrées in Australia), mains (choose from roast duck, prawns, steak, and many others), and dessert.
The Grill, locating in The Sterling Hotel, is known for its pizza and its extensive pub menu. Diners can choose from the à la carte menu or go for the six-course degustation menu.
Other mainstay pubs to visit in Adelaide include The Victory Hotel, a pub that receives positives praise from visitors for its location as well as its menu, and The Daniel O’Connor, a historic pub that features both classic menu items as well as exciting, cutting-edge dishes.