We appreciate you taking the time to read this blog about where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Adelaide. Our alcohol guide will attempt to cover the subject in as much depth as possible.
We’ll start with a list of the best local liquor stores and wine shops near you. Anyone who wants to buy a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will get their information quickly so they can go get what they desire soon.
Following that we’ll look into the top breweries and beer bars before sharing a list of excellent wine bars. Wineries and vineyards in your area will be mentioned, and we’ll finish up by discussing some of the top local happy hours where you can get cheap alcoholic drinks after work.
An alcohol map will be shared near the end that has all of the establishments we’ve mentioned linked to it. Posts on wine, liquor, and beer for cities around Australia can be looked through at that link if interested.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Adelaide
You will be able to buy a case of beer, a bottle of vodka, tequila, or wine, or just about any other alcoholic beverage at one of the best Adelaide liquor stores and wine shops:
- Street Fine Wine Cellars at 93 Melbourne St
- Parade Cellars at 161-175 The Parade
- Adelaide BWS at 15-17 Gilbert St
- Hutt Street Cellars at 253 Hutt St
- East End Cellars at 25 Vardon Ave
Since 1985 Street Fine Wine Cellars has been providing exceptional wines, artisan beers, and specialty spirits and they also offer varying discounts every day from 9am to 7pm and 11am to 5pm every Sunday. Discounts for rare, expensive, and imported wines, spirits, and liquors in your area are also offered at Parade Cellars every day from 9am to 9pm and until 5pm every weekend.
High quality liquors, beers, ciders, wines, and spirits from some of the best brands are available at Adelaide BWS. Hutt Street Cellars is a family owned liquor store offering a wide selection of premium local and international wines, craft and imported beers, ciders, spirits, and pre mixed beverages.
East End Cellars has been importing some of the best wines from excellent winemakers near you and around the globe since 1998 and offers a tasting room as well as delicious dinner recipes.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
These local breweries and beer bars are fantastic places to go whether you want to sample new suds or just watch the game with some friends:
- Big Shed Brewing Concern at 1154 Old Port Rd
- Pirate Life Brewing at 18 Baker St
- Brewboys Brewery & Tap Room at 151 Regency Rd
- Lady Burra Brewhouse at 4 Topham Mall
- Coopers Brewery at 461 South Rd
- Little Bang Brewing at 25 Henry St
Some of the best beers on tap near you along with great food have been available at Big Shed Brewing Concern since 2014. 24 beers on tap and exquisite food selections are available at Pirate Life Brewing every day from 11am to 10pm and until 12am every Friday and Saturday.
There are also great beers, ciders, liquors, and gins as well as tasty nuggets, chips, burgers, and desserts at Brewboys Brewery and Tap Room. Lady Burra is a local microbrewery, bar, and restaurant serving South American delicacies and tasty beers that are brewed on site.
Coopers is one of the largest breweries in your area producing a wide variety of alcoholic and non alcoholic beers and even offers tours and gift certificates. Many people enjoy Little Bang Brewing’s 21 beers on tap, ciders, wines, gins, and delicious food as well as their live music and quiz nights.
Wine Bars In Adelaide
Visit wine bars near you for a date night, a business meeting, or for a gather with friends:
- Hellbound Wine Bar at Basement/201 Rundle St
- Mother Vine at 22-26 Vardon Ave
- Apoteca at 118 Hindley St
- La Buvette Drinkery at 27 Gresham St
- Urban Wine Room at 33/37 Wright St
- National Wine Centre of Australia at Hackney Rd
- Clever Little Tailor at 19 Peel St
Over 350 wine varieties and tasty meals are available at Hellbound Wine Bar. Mother Vine provides a large selection of carefully handled and stored wines as well as delicious meals too.
Apoteca hosts birthdays, engagement parties, intimate weddings, private dinners, corporate meetings, and many more gatherings in addition to being well known for its comprehensive wine selection and fine dining. French, Australian, and organic wines, premium spirits, specialty aperitifs, and cocktails as well as a bistro style cuisine of house classics and popular favorites are served at La Buvette Drinkery from 3pm to 12am Monday through Saturday.
You can choose from a wide range of Australian wines and gins at Urban Wine Room. Great Australian wines are also available at The National Wine Centre where private functions and weddings are hosted. A large assortment of high quality whiskey and delectable bar snacks are available at Clever Little Tailor from 4pm to 12am Monday through Saturday.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
Although these wineries and vineyards might not be right in the city they are well worth the trip:
- Magpie Springs at 1870 Brookman Rd
- Magill Estate Cellar Door at 78 Penfold Rd
- Coriole Vineyards at Chaffeys Rd
- D’Arenberg at Osborn Rd
- Deviation Road Winery at 207 Scott Creek Rd
- Ashton Hills Vineyard at 126 Tregarthen Rd
Magill Estate Cellar Door has been producing a diverse wine selection in your area since 1844 and offers tastings every day from 10am to 5pm. You can throw weddings, private parties, and business events as well as choose from a large selection of wines and meals at Coriole every day from 11am to 5pm. D’Arenberg has been growing grapes and making 70 wines and 30 distinct grape varietals using traditional methods since 1912.
Deviation Road Winery utilizes traditional processes too in producing both classic and modern vegan friendly wines. They also have a modest variety of beers and soft drinks as well as an all day grazing buffet every day from 10:30am to 4:30pm. Wine tastings also take place between 10am and 11am every Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday at Ashton Hills Vineyard.
Best Local Happy Hours
When you need to unwind after work these happy hours in Adelaide are great places to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks:
- Harry’s Bar at 12-14 Grenfell St
- The Elephant British Pub at 1 Cinema Pl
- The Howling Owl at 10 Vaughan Pl
- The Austral at 205 Rundle St
- Marina Sunset Bar at Shop/3 Holdfast Promenade
- Jimmy’s Bar & Grill at Basement/12 Grenfell St
Weekly specials and happy hours are available from 3pm to 7pm at Harry’s Bar. The Elephant British Pub has been offering over 30 draught beers, cider taps, and much more as well as local happy hours every Friday and live entertainment every Friday and Saturday nights since 1998.
There are fine servings of simple toasties, nibbles, cheese boards, and popular pizzas as well as whiskeys, SA craft beers, wines, delectable mocktail concoctions, zero alcohol spirits and beers, and over 220 gin varieties at The Howling Owl. You can listen to live music at The Austral as well as order draft beers, burgers, and other food offerings with vegan options.
Jimmy’s Bar and Grill is one of the best spots to go for signature schnitzels, steaks, burgers, seafood, salads, and a la carte meals as well as wines and beers. They also host private events and parties and offer some of the best happy hours in Adelaide every day from 4pm to 6pm.
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Please let us know if we missed anything or if any of the above establishments have closed in the comments so we can keep the lists up to date. Now you can enjoy drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Adelaide.