Eat & Drink

Bargain bites - meals under $10

Feeling little strapped for cash but still want to have a good feed? We've been there too. Luckily, Adelaide is flowing with eateries for whatever the budget. Rest assured you'll still be treating yourself to some top-notch fare.

Here are some of the best the city has to offer - all under $10.

Chicken & Pig

78 Pirie Street, Adelaide 5000

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The name (nearly) says it all. Chicken & Pig is a delicious hole in the wall that serves up... you guessed it... succulent slow cooked chicken and pork. You'll also find fragrant lamb on the menu - all of which is cooked in the wood ovens at Pizza e Mozarella across the road. Grab yourself a jam-packed buttered roll with the filling of your choice and lettuce for $9.50. 

The Astor Hotel

437 Pulteney Street, Adelaide 5000

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Looking for a cheap pub feed in a popular, modern hotel? The Astor is serving a bunch of your favourite bites for only $10. Grab some wedges and chips, or size up with the fish and chips, or the vegetarian nacho bowl. If you're feeling fancy and have two more dollars to spare, mix and match with classics like a schnitzel, steak sandwich and green chicken curry for $12.

Sit Lo

30 Bank Street, Adelaide SA 5000

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Sit Lo’s menu is not your standard Vietnamese offering. Alongside traditional dishes like their MSG-free pho and vermicelli bowls, you’ll also find yummy street-food bites like panko crumbed fried chicken baos (buns) and lotus root chips. Loads of items are under $10 so get munching!

Union Hotel

70 Waymouth Street, Adelaide SA 5000

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The Union has been serving up pub fare and drinks since 1855. This city institution’s ‘Pizza Time’ is a guaranteed good time. They use Caputo Flour 00 which is imported from Italy, so you know it’s the real deal. On Mondays, pizzas are only $7 or $10 on Tuesdays. Happy hour is from 5 pm to 7 pm which will give you even more reason to smile.

Perryman's Bakery

54 Tynte Street, North Adelaide 5006

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Perryman's Bakery is a North Adelaide icon. Established in 1850, the bakery continues to bake all its goodies on site using the best of local ingredients. Head on over to enjoy some flaky pastry perfection in the form of a pie or pasty and be sure to get some sweets to go.