When you’re looking for romantic places to enjoy with your significant other, Adelaide might be just the place! Experience great food, fun in the sun and vibrant nightlife with the one you love.
Explore nature and have fun in the sun
The River Torrens is beautiful attraction of Adelaide, with the blue waters winding through the city. Enjoy the river with a Venetian-style gondola ride.
Take along that someone special and glide peacefully over these lovely waters. This is a whimsical way to see the city and parks filled with trees. Black swans have made their home on the river so you’re sure to see some of this majestic animal, along with other native birds.
Tours with Red Balloon last an hour and there is the option to enjoy a glass of wine and take your own picnic hamper.
Have an unforgettable experience with your significant other and book a dolphin cruise. With Dolphin Explorer, you’ll glide along Port river and see this playful mammal in its natural habitat.
A hired car can get you to Windy Point Lookout, south east of central city, just as the sun begins to set. You’ll get a panoramic view of this glorious area as the sun disappears on the horizon.
Find fabulous food at these intimate restaurants
Treat yourself when you’re on holiday and head to these truly lovely places for a bite to eat. A romantic dinner is just what you need to end your day and ease into the night.
Parisis is a restaurant where you can enjoy traditional Italian food and wine with a modern twist. Try the mouth-watering pizzas in the comfortably chic interior, with the geometric and dusky chandelier casting you both in a golden glow.
The Minchia gourmet pizza is a great choice to share with smoked cheese, prosciutto, prawns, sundried tomato and finished with pesto, freshly made.
For a charming atmosphere and delectable food, head to Apothecary 1878. With exposed brick and deep crimson walls, intricate iron work, gold rimmed mirrors and plush velvet couches, you’ll feel like you’ve gone back in time.
Choose a couple of dishes from the menu and share with your partner, as there are many delicious meals to try, all highlighting South Australian produce, with a distinctly European influence.
From the ‘To Savour’ section is the roasted pork belly with oven dried olives, orange and fennel, and ‘Principal Flavours’ includes quail stuffed with duxelle and savoy with boudin blanc and artichoke puree. Pair your food with some of the top wines in the country, such as No. 4 Shobbrook Syrah 2012.
Enjoy Adelaide until the break of dawn
After dinner, continue to explore this city. The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra started their performances in 1936 and every year performs more than 100 shows. Their repertoire is diverse, exploring many different avenues of the musical world.
This September 12-13, the Beethoven Festival 1 will take place. With Nicholas McGegan as the conductor, Stephen Hough working his magic on the piano and Natsuko Yoshimoto on violin, you’ll be swept up in the grand and magnificent music of the famous Beethoven.
Nicholas has been called one of the finest Baroque conductors of this time. Hear some familiar pieces live, including the first Lenore Overture and the First Symphony.
Continue your night at La Boheme, the cocktail cabaret lounge. While you sip on a delicious beverage, an exciting and theatrical performance will take place on the small but charming stage. The bohemian vibe is palpable – this is a place where creative souls come together to enjoy the night in Adelaide and express their talents.