Eat & Drink

Where to celebrate after Adelaide Oval events

Are you planning on cheering on either the Port or Crows at Adelaide Oval this weekend? Maybe you've watched the Strikers play a Big Bash game or you've even seen a concert?

If you're seeking some where to celebrate your teams win (or even drown your sorrows), look no further! There's a host of pubs in North Adelaide that are only a short walk from Adelaide Oval where you can catch up with your family and friends. 

Queen's Head Hotel

117 Kermode Street, North Adelaide SA 5006

You know a pub is doing something well when it’s the oldest licensed venue in an original building in the State. Established in 1838, the Queen's Head has maintained its cosy, welcoming vibe with a few sleek updates over the years. This pub is renowned for their wood oven pizza and monthly beer specials. If you’re lucky, you’ll score an elusive seat in front of the fireplace.

The Archer Hotel

60 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide SA 5006

Established in 1882, the iconic heritage pub has lived a colourful life including stints as a library, bank and radio station. It reopened its doors recently with a few sleek updates. There are 17 beers on tap for your drinking pleasure and plenty of space for you to pop your feet up. The Archer is the place to be if you’re hungry after all your cheering – every month they offer a 'mega deal' which generally features a large amount of food and drinks to go with it.

Cathedral Hotel

45 Kermode Street, North Adelaide SA 5006

Literally 400m from the Oval, you could almost perch on the balcony and get a glimpse of the action live. The Cathedral Hotel know a thing or two about beer, taking out the Draught Beer Quality Award at the Australian Hotels Association SA Awards for Excellence. The spacious spot, established in 1860, is divided into distinct areas to suit any mood! Grab two pizzas for $35 or pint of Cooper’s and burger for $22 and pick your possie in the dining room, one of two separate bars or the outdoor area.

British Hotel

58 Finniss Street, North Adelaide SA 5006

Self-proclaimed as the cosiest pub in Adelaide, the British have three log fires to back it up. The sprawling Pub has a little something for everyone. Nestle into one of the oversized armchairs, sit street-side if you’re keen to catch some rays, play some pool in the front-bar or grab a seat at the bar and have a chinwag with the staff. Enjoy something from the modern-Australian menu which shows off the best of local produce and wash it down with something from the extensive wine list.

Royal Oak

123 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide SA 5006

Known for its all day, every day drink specials which includes a Carlton Draught pint for $6, the Royal Oak is the perfect place to kick back with mates. Also has ‘Crafternoons’ every day from 12-6pm where craft beers are only $8. The Royal Oak quite often has live music over the weekend.

The Lion

161 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide SA 5006

The Lion loves its footy and always has a lot of food and drink specials available whenever a game is on. It also has live music before and after the game, making it the perfect destination for extending your time in the city after you've hopefully watched your team win.

The Wellington Hotel

36 Wellington Square, North Adelaide SA 5006

Located in the heart of North Adelaide, The Wellington Hotel is located just a short walk to Adelaide Oval and is the place to be before and after every game. It is a family owned business with exceptional service and great food, plus 20 beers and ciders on tap.