Holding a special place in the hearts and stomachs of locals, Adelaide Central Market is one of the country’s finest fresh produce hubs that buzzes throughout the year. The vibrant atmosphere attracts locals doing their weekly shop and curious tourists, drawing around eight million people annually. Find paddock-to-plate butchers, local organic fruit and vegetables, fresh seafood, international cheeses and the most delicious range of breads for carb lovers, coeliacs and everyone in between. The international melting pot of market traders aren’t shy to spruik their wares, boasting about superior produce and prices to passers-by. Why not gather items for the ultimate picnic basket to eat at nearby Victoria Square? There’s a lot to take in, so tours are available – try chef Mark Gleeson’s Central Market Tour or Top Food & Wine Tours.
Adelaide Central Market is located on Gouger Street, Adelaide’s thriving culinary strip that includes Chinatown, dozens of cheap and cheerful Asian restaurants, dessert bars, steak houses and more. The Hilton and Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury are nearby.
Adelaide Central Market | 44–60 Gouger Street, Adelaide | +61 8 8203 7494