All of Adelaide’s best autumn restaurant openings • Glam Adelaide

It’s no secret that South Australia’s love of exploring all that’s new across the state. Boasting amazing local food, wine and businesses, we’ve compiled a list of all the new restaurants that have opened in the last month. In addition to the new restaurants, we’ve also included some new desserts and cafes, for low-key days.


Lombra is the team’s latest Italian destination behind Bocelli on Hutt Street and Est Ovest on Angas Street, with owner Davide La Scala at the helm. Lombra will offer Italian cuisine inspired by the Italian region of the Amalfi Coast and Campania. The drinks menu will recall the Venetian bar season.

15 Charles Street, West Lakes SA 5021

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Zayt and Zaatar

With the success of the Campbelltown location, Zayt and Zaatar decided to open up in a new corner of the country in West Lakes. Zayt and Zaatar are proud of Lebanese gastronomy, with flavors and recipes inherited from previous generations.

601/603 Lower North East Road, Campbelltown SA 5074

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Valentino’s recently opened its doors in the heart of the city, so get ready to sample your favorite pastries and pizzas at this stunning new venue. ‘Tavola Calda’, which translates directly to ‘hot table’, is an Italian charcuterie and antipasto bar, bringing you some of the best Italian food Adelaide has to offer!

101 Grenfell Street, Adelaide

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Horizon Restaurant

Conveniently located on the picturesque property of Barossa’s 1837 Winery, a new destination restaurant is patiently waiting to pop up. Horizon at 1837 will bring an elegant and sophisticated dining experience, but don’t let the high class ambiance fool you, this place isn’t just your special occasion spot, it’s a place you’ll want to come back to again and again. Again.

119 Yaldara Lyndoch Drive, 5351

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Thirty-five Stirling

Introducing Thebarton’s new cafe, Thirty Five Stirling! Taking its name from the 35 Stirling Street address, the new cafe focuses on using local growers and suppliers as it takes its place in a burgeoning coffee scene in the inner city suburbs.

35 Stirling Street, Thebarton

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Kintaro Sushi

Good news for all sushi lovers in Oaklands Park, Kintaro Sushi are new residents of the Fresh Food Mall in Westfield Marion. Their passionate and highly skilled chefs produce a wide selection of traditional Japanese specialties including sushi, sashimi, soups, udon, ramen, dumplings, cold rolls, salads and more.

Westfield Marion, 297 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park SA 5046

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Cuisine, Bec Hardy Wines

McLaren Vale Cellar Door, Bec Hardy Wines, expanded its visitor experience in April with the launch of a new dining experience, The Kitchen at Bec Hardy. With a philosophy of all things local, seasonal and sustainable, the kitchen is now open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

327 Hunt Road, McLaren Vale SA 5171

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Hong Tam

Hong Tam, aka Pho Hong Tam, is now expanding its reach with the opening of an additional location in Salisbury. The restaurant specializes in Vietnamese beef noodle soup (Pho) and other traditional Vietnamese dishes.

68-74 Daphne Road, Salisbury East

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Press Gastronomy & Wines

Press Food and Wine is not technically new BUT the restaurant has completed its latest renovations and it looks really great. Alongside the fantastic renovations, talented chef Tom Tilbury has launched a brand new menu, which debuted on Wednesday 13th April.

40 Waymouth Street, Adelaide 5000

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There’s not much better than an all you can eat menu and Adelaide is now blessed with not one but TWO new all you can eat Japanese restaurants with Okami Restaurant opening its second SA location in Glenunga.

291 Glen Osmond Road, Glenunga 5064

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by Luciano

After Luciano’s unfortunate closure at the end of last year, the luxurious Marina Restaurant has reopened with new owners, a new kitchen team and a fresh outlook. Luciano’s is known for its signature dish – a homemade gnocchetti with South Australian crab, tomato, chilli and mascarpone.

Shop 13-15 Marina Pier Holdfast Shores Marina, Glenelg SA 5045

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by Pranzo

Although not “new” as such, the popular Italian restaurant down the alley has undergone a complete facelift, from paint to pasta, with authentic Italian cuisine at the forefront. The dreary interior has been painted, opened up, tiled and styled. Large windows, concrete floors, and white tiled walls make the space open and inviting with a casual bistro-style layout.

46 Exchange Place, Adelaide 5000

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dessert factory

May 7 marked the grand opening of one of Adelaide’s newest dessert restaurants, The Dessert Factory. The restaurant’s offerings include individual cheesecakes, cakes, cupcakes, chunky shakes, sinful smoothies, as well as the Divine Sound Cake Bucket!

Shop 1/44-52 Hawson Ave, North Plympton SA 5037

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Saudade Custard Tarts

Saudade, Adelaide’s favorite Portuguese cream pie purveyor, has finally opened its exciting new store at the Grote Street entrance to the Central Market. After running a wildly successful brick and mortar boutique in Mitcham Square shopping centre, it’s great to see Saudade come full circle by opening his second store in the place where it all started.

Grote Street entrance to Adelaide Central Market (next to Cumbia Bar & Kitchen)

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Mediterranean cuisine meets Middle Eastern at one of Adelaide’s favorite little CBD cafes, Ballaboosta. The little cafe, which is currently located in a converted laundromat on Halifax Street, has now set its sights on a second location in Burnside.

Opening scheduled for the end of May.

289 Halifax Street, Adelaide 5000

Learn more here.

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