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.

The Astor Hotel

437 Pulteney Street, Adelaide 5000


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


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


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 $10. 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


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.