Eat & Drink

Eat your way (cheaply) through Adelaide

If you're a week off from your next payday and your tummy is rumbling, don't stress. The city is full of incredible cheap-eat gems that are low on price and high on flavour. 

Jerusalem Sheshkabab House

131B Hindley Street, Adelaide 5000

Staying true to their middle eastern culture, the experience is no different from stopping past a friend’s house with a warm ambience and generous servings. Authentic falafel and sheepsheads have your taste buds dancing and your tummy feeling warm.

TUNO Izakaya

4/145 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide 5006


Did someone say house-made noodles? A Japanese favourite where the choices are abundant and the flavours are unforgettable. Known for their ramen, it is a crowd-pleaser every time.

Gilbert Street Hotel

88 Gilbert Street, Adelaide 5000


Serving up new creations and pub favourites, but the hero of the evening is their wings. Priced at $15 a kilo, they are sure to brighten any rainy day. Available on Wednesdays and Thursdays, let your tastebuds pick from the different flavours available - original, KFC (sticky Korean Fried Chicken) and spicy BBQ.

    Dumpling King

    1/108 King William Street, Adelaide 5000

    85 Grote Street, Adelaide 5000

    These no frills eateries have been thrilling hungry appetites on a budget for years. Despite the name, the extensive menu has way more than just dumplings. With nearly 80 dishes, most under $15, gather a posse of friends to try as many as possible.