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Austral

#290 of 1,276 Restaurants in Adelaide
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, International
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205 Rundle St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8223 4660
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Perth, Australia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small but satisfying menu with some typical pub classics such as schnitzels, fish & chips, steak and burgers. Good sized meals and well priced. The Austral has a nice relaxed atmosphere and is obviously a popular spot for the locals with plenty of buzz especially when the live solo performer is in full swing. My kind of pub!!

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Thank RaroG5
Whyalla, Australia
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

we were just passing on our way back from a day at the Zoo there was a busy crowd out front enjoying the afternoon sun, so we decided to join them and had a nice cold beer

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Thank Andrew H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Been here a few times now on various trips to Adelaide and love the place. Excellent atmosphere with a real mix of clientele. Menu is interesting and food perfect. Staff very friendly and accommodating.

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Thank AilsaMacT
Adelaide, Australia
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327 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A good beer outside Austral is a must do if visiting Adelaide. A mixed crowd, good beer specials and (sometimes) live music.

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Thank Pumperman
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Have been to the Austral a few times, friendly staff and good food, they have a vegan section on the menu which is awesome. i've had the eggplant parmy before, tastes amazing was better than expected! also pictured below is the vietnamese tofu salad which was a special item for a vegan pub crawl, hopefully they can consider adding this... More 

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Thank Hannah N
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A very relaxed, grimey bar serving really good beer and doing a deal on burger and a pint. $21. We went in the evening, was noisy enough to make having a conversation hard work. Would say a good place for a night out, maybe not a good place for a date- well, not the first bar. Maybe after a few... More 

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1 Thank BodylikeBaywatch
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133 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

A busy pub serving a good selection of beer and good meal deal on burger & beer. I had a falsfel burger that was humongous with a lovely bitter to go with it. The place overflowed with customers and guzzling jugs of beer on a weekday. Must be crazy at weekends.

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Thank Cwood59
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Food and atmosphere were great . Pool table, good friendly service, open fire, close to city centre.

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Thank kirstyb180
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I was a regular punter here in the 80's when The Austral was "punk", it has now become much more clean cut but maintains a bit of a hard edge. Bar staff friendly and drinks were good. Food is your standard pub fare. Fish and chips I recommend. Nice fire in winter. Options to sit outside during the warmer months.... More 

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Thank Topends
Adelaide
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122 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The Austral is a pretty damn good pub - good specials, good food. But the dining room is noisier than the Clipsal track on race day and desperately needs something in there to soak up the noise - even half full it sounds like there's 200 people in there. Aside from that, love it.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Rundle St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8223 4660

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?