The Adelaide bar scene is thriving. There’s certainly no doubt about that anymore. With the various establishments dotted in and around the CBD, some are known to specialise in certain cocktails, varied wine lists and the much loved alcohol version of our favourite day time coffee – the Espresso Martini. Allow us to gift you a soul warming list of the 5 must-try, bang on Espresso Martinis around Adelaide.
Peel St, Adelaide
Known by those in the know as one of Adelaide’s best coffee places, it makes sense that La Moka make an Espresso Martini that will kick your night off with a bang. With an obvious Italian influence, owners Manuel Franceso and Linda Mercorella will have you shouting “bellissimo”.
Hindley Street, Adelaide
Entering from a non-descript entrance on Hindley Street, you will be surprised by the luxurious space that is called Bank St Social. Your “cool factor” instantly rises when inside this trendy Adelaide bar. The Espresso Martini here is rich with flavour, well formulated and will be sure to impress even the most avid connoisseur.
King William St, Adelaide
Be sure to put on your best cocktail attire and shine your shoes before you head up to this roof top bar and restaurant. You won’t find the Espresso Martini on their cocktail list, but don’t be afraid to ask the bar staff for one. With views looking out over North Terrace towards Adelaide Oval, it’s best experienced as the sun sets on the city.
Anster St, Adelaide
Operated by the same team that gives us the acclaimed restaurants Press* and Melt CBD, Proof offers a cozy and charming space that is perfect to getaway from the winter chill. Find yourself a nice leather couch upstairs and savor your Espresso Martini. Be careful though, this is the type of place where time seems to stop and you may find your self asking where the night has gone.
Union St, Adelaide
Perched in the archway of the historic East End stable, Mr. Goodbar is one of Adelaide’s newest bars. Don’t be fooled by the street side bar as you enter. Walk over the mosaic tiled floor and up the stairs to be greeted by Mr. Goodbar’s main offering. With an emphasis on experience and attention to detail, Mr. Goodbar’s staff make an Espresso Martini you must try.