5 Places for the Best Brunch Adelaide, SA

Places for the Best Brunch Adelaide, SA – Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia. It is a relatively small city, and interestingly nicknamed the “twenty minute city” as it only takes 20 minutes to get to any point in the city, making it super easy to find your way around! Here we will explore the Best Places for Brunch in Adelaide.


The Banksia Tree

147 St Vincent St, Port Adelaide SA 5015

At the Banksia Tree, they have an inspiring mantra. “Good food shouldn’t cost the Earth.” and it is clear that they are passionate about this philosophy. An incredible 95% of their menu is created using ingredients within South Australia. “When food has less miles to travel, it results in fresher produce, less carbon emissions and keeps the profits within our state.”

Here we show you some of the delicious cuisine available on the brunch menu.

Bacon and Eggs

~kanmantoo bacon, free-range poached eggs, toasted sourdough, Banksia relish ~

XO Crab

~port lincoln crab, XO sauce, poachies, fermented chilli hummus, crispy saltbush~

Banana Bread 

~house made banana bread, grilled over the fire and served with coconut yogurt, fresh fruit, plum jam and orange dust~


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The Banksia Tree

The Flying Fig

161 Jeffcott St, North Adelaide SA 5006

The Flying Fig is a Jewish corner deli located in the leafy streets of North Adelaide. All the food is made on site from locally sourced produce. The interior of the restaurant is modern and minimalist. The menu comes complete with a Jewish food terminology cheat sheet so you can brush up on your Hebrew! Some of the dishes on the brunch menu are listed below (in English!)

Caesar Salad

~cos lettuce, pastrami jerky, poached egg, parmesan, anchovy, bagel chips and house aioli~

Falafel Salad

~Chickpea falafel with a garlic and lemon labneh, radish, hazelnut dukkah, crispy chickpeas, sprouted lentils and pita~

Smoked Cauliflower Salad

~with mahamurra sauce, zucchini, candied walnuts and a barberry, chilli, mint salad~

TFF Nourish Bowl

~poached eggs, crispy kale, broccoli, zucchini, pickled onion, quinoa and

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The Flying Fig

Luigi’s Delicatessen

43 Franklin Street Adelaide SA 5000

Luigi’s Delicatessen is the absolute epitome of an traditional Italian family restaurant. Established and run on passion for food and love for people, this beautiful restaurant is a must visit when you visit Adelaide. They don’t have a set menu, cooking what ever is in season at any given time. The focus is home made pasta, fresh seafood and classic meat dishes, ensuring there will always be something for everyone to devour and enjoy.  “For example our home made gnocchi with porcini mushrooms and truffle paste. Our delicious house rolled spaghetti with our signature blue swimmer crab sauce. Over the years, we developed a style of serving our food on boards to share with your friends and loved ones. This unique dine in experience is designed to always keep you guessing and enhance the service.”


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Luigi’s Delicatessen

E For Ethel

116 Melbourne St, North Adelaide SA 5006

The slogan at E for Ethel is “we serve meals that are good for the body, with an experience that’s great for the soul.” Passionate about supporting local producers and sourcing their ingredients responsibility E for Ethel offer some delicious dishes on their brunch menu, some of which can be seen below.

Tomato Bruschetta

~with tomato salsa, feta and avocado on rye~

Grilled Chicken Salad

~pumpkin, red onion, feta, greens, seeds and lemon dressing~

Haloumi Bagel 

~beetroot relish, roasted capsicum and greens~

Eggs on Toast

~two soft fried eggs on toast~

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E For Ethel


Cafe Outside the Square

34 Whitmore Square Adelaide, 5000

Café Outside the Square is a 100% charity café and meetings/functions space, setup so as to provide food support and training opportunities for disadvantaged and vulnerable people right across South Australia.  They offer a quality brunch menu, from locally sourced produce and a great space to mingle with family and friends.

Eggs Florentine 
~English Muffin topped with Spinach, 2 poached eggs and hollandaise sauce~

Eggs Benedict 
~English Muffin topped with Ham, 2 poached eggs and hollandaise sauce~

Eggs Atlantic

~English Muffin topped with Smoked Salmon, 2 poached eggs and hollandaise~

Smashed Avo 

~Eggs your way, Wood Oven Ciabatta, Seasoned Avocado, Fresh Tomato and Grilled Haloumi topped with baby rocket and balsamic glaze~

~Served with Ciabatta toast, your choice of ingredients: Onion, Tomato, Capsicum, Mushroom, Sun-dried tomato, Olives, Capers, Chilli, Spinach, Asparagus~


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Cafe Outside the Square



Also see our post on the best breakfasts in Adelaide.