photo-icon APOTECA - Hindley Street

See & Do

Oh So French

With Bastille Day around the corner (14 July) it's the perfect time to celebrate all things French. Indulge in cultural experiences and France’s finest culinary offerings around the city. 

Musée Extérieur (Outdoor Museum)

Various locations in North Adelaide

14 July to 14 September


Musée Extérieur is a curated, outdoor art trail that winds through the beautiful and surprising spaces of North Adelaide.

The trail begins on King William Road, travels along and between the many nooks and crannies of historic Melbourne Street, along O’Connell Street and the Park Lands.

At a time when travelling abroad is not possible, Musée Extérieur offers locals and visitors an exclusive, ephemeral experience: a slice of European art history revealed through Adelaide’s unique built, natural and cultural heritage.

Get up close and personal with life-size reproductions of European Master paintings from as early as the 15th century, from the collections of the Thomas Henry Museum in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France.

Musee exterieur art trail square
photo-icon Simon VOUET (b. Paris, 1590 – d. Paris, 1649) | Allegory of Peace | c. 1645 | Oil on canvas | 109.5 x 99 cm | Gift of Thomas Henry, 1835 | Thomas Henry Museum, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin

French Film Festival

Palace Nova East End Cinemas | 3 Cinema Place, Adelaide

14 July to 4 August

Unveiling a thrilling selection of contemporary French cinema, guaranteed to captivate and stimulate audiences around the country. 

Presented by the Alliance Française in association with the Embassy of France in Australia and Unifrance Films, the 2020 season will screen at Palace Cinemas and affiliate locations progressively from 14 July until 4 August.

APOTECA

118 Hindley St, Adelaide

Celebrate Bastille Day with a 3-course French inspired menu, in the gorgeous and distinctly European setting that is APOTECA. Formerly Apothecary 1878, along with the updated name, is a fresh new look with bespoke lighting, subway tiling and brand new mirror details - added to the venue’s centrepiece – a stunning 141-year-old pharmacist’s dispensary from which the venue takes its name.

Hot tip: Lovers of Champagne can also take part in their upcoming Champagne sessions where they promise to take you through a sensory analysis. Santé!

Delicatessen Kitchen & Bar

12 Waymouth Street, Adelaide

Serving up culinary delights like bouillabaisse, ratatouille and even a French-style onion, olive and anchovy pizza (pissaladière), this fabulous French-inspired bistro is a perfect place to while away a few hours with your nearest and dearest. Ask about their set menu on offer on Bastille Day and on the 18 July.

Hey Jupiter

11 Ebenezer Place, Adelaide 

Strolling along Ebenezer Place in the city's East End, you can't miss the subway tile exterior of Hey Jupiter. This French-inspired brasserie serves up the classics such as beef tartare, les escargots, foie gras fresh and croque monsieur until late each night. Take a seat along the front for a spot of people watching Parisian style. 

On Bastille Day enjoy all the festivities with French Music and Can-Can dancers (from 8:30 pm) and of course all the delicious French-menu offerings. Bookings required.

Le Carpe Diem

230-232 Grenfell Street, Adelaide 

Le Carpe Diem on Grenfell Street are hard to beat when it comes to crepes! Sweet or savoury, these little babies are irresistible anytime of the day.

Sweet-tooths can choose from a deliciously sweet variety of sugars, syrups, creams and chocolate types. For savoury palates, they create wonders with all sorts of cheeses, nuts and other ingredients.

Les Deux Coqs

Adelaide Central Market

Dedicated to giving you the very best of French food, specialising in charcuterie (smallgoods), patisserie and viennoiserie, Les Deux Coqs (meaning the two roosters) also offer traditional and handmade ready-to-eat products such as onion soup, Burgundy beef, salted caramel and French tapenades. Délicieux!

Maison Clement

Central Market Arcade


A French patisserie located in the Central Market ArcadeMaison Clement are famous for their extensive range of delicious French pastries and gâteaux on offer. They're also creators of exquisite breakfasts with offerings like freshly baked croissants encased with delicious Norwegian salmon, whipped fetta, soft boiled eggs and basil oil. Oui s'il vous plaît!