Summer In The City

There’s just over a month left of summer (we’re crying too!), so don’t let it go to waste! The City of Adelaide has curated the best of what to do, see and experience in our wonderful city. Visit The Summer in the City for all happenings and check out our top-picks below!

Hennessy Bar 45 King William St

Watch the sun set over the city in the Mayfair Hotel’s chic roof-top bar whilst you sip signature cocktails and premium champagne.


Florence Bar 27-29 Gilbert Place

 This newly-opened venue, situated above Kaffana Bar on Peel St is the place to be this Summer! Offering a wide range of beverages and amazing platter foods, it’s the ideal hang-out spot.


Ah, the perfect summer treat. There’s just something a about a cold, creamy ice-cream on a hot day and these two ice-creameries are at the top of our list!

Scroll Ice-cream 35 York St

Tucked away behind Rundle St, this ice-cream joint is the place to go for those Insta-worthy food pics. With flavours like Oreo, matcha and pavlova, you’ll be easily pleased – did we mention they have insane wall art?


48 Flavours 78 Gouger St

Where can you go in Adelaide for award winning ice-cream you ask? Winners of the People’s Choice Award at the 2017 World Gelato Tour in Italy – 48 flavours has as much variety as their name suggests. Try their award winning pear, fig, walnut and gorgonzola gelato or opt for one of their other 47 flavours…

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Make the most of the sunshine and try your hand at a new sport or activity this Summer.

Social Volleyball at City Beach Cnr of Frome St & Pirie St

Grab a couple of friends and try your hand at social volleyball! With only a five minute walk from Rundle Mall, you can spend the day shopping (or working) and be at the beach five minutes later! A great way to get in shape and catch up with friends.


Sweat Session by Net Gen Health Club Urban Beach Pinky Flat Adelaide Riverbank

Rise and shine! for five dollars, you can join in a 30 minute sweat session from 8.00-8.30am and 9.00-9.30am run by Next Gen Health Club. A great way to stick to those New Year’s resolutions….



One of the best parts of Summer is longer and warmer days! Fortunately, there are delicious local eateries open later so you have more time to enjoy the sun.

Bread & Bone 15 Peel St

Located in one of the city’s busiest laneways, Bread & Bone is ultimate burger joint! Serving up amazing burgers, hotdogs and ribs, you can grab a drink in one of the trendy local bars before or after dinner!


Midnight Spaghetti 196 Grenfell St

Open until 3am, this restaurant is a go-to for those late-night carb cravings! Try one of their many pastas or opt for their ‘Spaghettaboutit’ $45pp menu.


For more great ways to soak in the sunshine, visit The City of Adelaide – Summer in the City.