Monday’s have historically been Adelaide’s hospo day off, but not anymore. With our city expanding, so has our dining options on quieter nights. If you’re feeling the Monday blues and just can’t force yourself to go home after work and cook a meal then check out these restaurants all around Adelaide that have opened their doors on Monday nights.
The absolute in rooftop venues in Adelaide, 2KW has you covered for great food and serious booze. Settle in for a cocktail and a view in the outdoor bar areas, or one of the best meals Adelaide has to offer in the restaurant.
Visit this gastropub on Henley Beach Road and try out their exceptional pub food, tapas and modern cuisine. Enjoy their beer garden on a warm night otherwise cosy up inside as it starts to get chilly. Mondays also host 5-6pm happy hour which works as a great reward if you’re waiting for their kitchens to open at 6pm.
Relax at the Unley’s open rooftop bar with a gastropub menu that features a host of share plates, pub classics and a variety of craft beers, local wine and spirits to go with it. They use local produce for a fresh meal that’ll energise you for the working week. 12-2:30pm lunch and 6-9pm dinner.
Meal by the beach? Yes please. Especially if you grab a coveted rooftop spot where you can see the sunset as you sip on any of the Moseley’s host of delicious cocktails alongside a hearty meal. Open Mondays from 11am to 12am.
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Relax in the Colonist’s intimate dining room with full table service or soak up the outdoors with their alfresco dining areas. Happy hour is between 5-6pm so treat yourself to a few drinks before a tavern meal.
12pm – 2.30pm lunch | 6pm – 9pm Dinner | All day menu items 2.30pm – 6.00pm
This traditional brewhouse has a Portuguese twist that’ll spice up your Monday night. With $15 tapas and the Monday night deal of 9″ pizzas for only $12. Lady Burra also supplies a variety of beers for any occasion and palate. Open from 11am to 10pm on Mondays.
Check out Press’s custom chargrill on a Monday night with a comprehensive menu of meats cooked in deliciously craft recipes. They only use local produce and pretty much everything is done ‘in house’ for your benefit. Press is open always on Mondays from 12-9pm (except public holidays).
Featuring a restaurant, a rooftop bar and a terrace, the Mayflower is a go to for classic dishes and an enticing dessert trolley that is simply irresistible. Mayflower Restaurant on the lower level of the Mayfair Hotel is open every Monday night for dinner from 4pm to 11pm.
Check out their courtyard for a beautiful lunch over a glass of wine or a hearty dinner in their kitchens and spend an evening getting a globally inspired yet locally produced meal. Their menus evolve seasonally so with the cold weather approaching their Kangaroo loin is to die for.
12pm – 3pm Lunch | 6pm – 9pm Dinner
Walk into Osteria Oggi and see the cobblestoned floor, arches, arbour, meat room, private cellar, intimate booth seating, and a mezzanine-level kitchen. Fresh made pasta and wood smoked slow roasted meats and a matching wine list will brighten up your Monday. Open from 11:30am to 9:30pm.
In the heart of Norwood, find your Nepalese fix in Taste of Nepal. Freshly ground spices and local produces provide an exciting alternative to your usual cuisine. Why not try it out this Monday. They open at 5pm till 9:30pm.
If you’re looking for some British Raj Indian then Bombay Bicycle Club is your call. The beautiful lavishly decorated venue transports you back in time where you can enjoy authentic Indian food in the Rajabar Dining and a more traditional pub grub menu in the Kipling Restaurant. Open from 12pm to 9pm.
Perhaps a more niche option but for those who love oysters then Oyster Bar Holdfast Shores is the place to be. Sourcing all of their oysters from Coffin Bay, absolutely fresh and served in a variety of recipes. Don’t worry though, if you’re not too big a fan, they also offer a load of other seafood dishes so everyone can appreciate dinner by the Marina. They’re open on Mondays from 11am to 11:30pm.
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