Gin lovers, get ready to raise your glass at our favourite gin bars in Adelaide!

Contrary to popular belief, Adelaide is home to more than just stellar wines and beautiful landscapes. This city is buzzing with some of the coolest gin bars in Australia, shaking up the scene in the most delightful ways. Whether you’re a seasoned gin enthusiast or just dipping your toes into the world of juniper joy, Adelaide’s gin bars are ready to wow you.

From chic, modern lounges to charming hidden gems, we’ve got the lowdown on the best spots to sip, savour and celebrate this versatile spirit. Join us as we explore the top gin bars in Adelaide – where the cocktails are always creative, the bartenders are geniuses, and every night promises a gin-tastic adventure!

<strong>Hains & Co</strong>
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Hains & Co

Hains & Co are here to lift your spirits with spirits – something which they’re very good at doing, especially when it comes to gin. Their curated gin selection has even landed them on the Australian Bartender’s Best Australian Gin Bar List in 2019, a prestigious honour for any gin bar. The team at Hains & Co scour the four corners of the globe for the best gin, from Launceston to London and everywhere in between. With friendly staff and a great gin list, what more could you want!

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23 Gilbert Pl, Adelaide, SA 5000

<strong>The Howling Owl</strong>
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The Howling Owl

Since opening in 2012, The Howling Owl is renowned as one of Adelaide’s go-to bars for gin. With over 130 small batch gin varieties available, guests will be surprised by the fact that almost a third are sourced from South Australia. For The Howling Owl locally sourced produce is a prime factor throughout each aspect of the dining and drinking experience. Apart from the gin, there are of course a wide array of whisky, craft beers, boutique wine and a decadent sharing menu available.

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10 Vaughan Pl, Adelaide, SA 5000

<strong>Malt & Juniper</strong>
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Malt & Juniper

Located along Adelaide’s famous Peel Street laneway is an intimate gin bar that pays homage to classic cocktail bars of yesteryear. Malt & Juniper is a moody cocktail bar decked out in plush booths, wooden decking, and intimate lighting, making it a remarkable throwback is the perfect space to relax with friends and a glass in hand. The long list of gin and whisky on offer includes a heavy roster of local gin distillers, as well as a roster of national and international labels that are sure to whet your whistle. Grab your next gin and tonic at one of our favourites gin bars in Adelaide!

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18 Peel St, Adelaide, SA 5000

<strong>Prohibition Liquor Co.</strong>
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Prohibition Liquor Co.

Head back in time to the freewheeling days of the hidden speakeasy at Prohibition Liquor Co, an industrial-style bar and tasting room. Leaning on their Adelaide distillery that specialises in handmade small batch craft gin, the Prohibition’s Tasting Room at Gilbert Street offers the perfect opportunity to sample the entire range, including limited and seasonal releases. With over 100 craft gins, as well as a selection of some of the best gin cocktails in Adelaide, Prohibition is truly a hidden delight in Adelaide!

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22 Gilbert St, Adelaide, SA 5000

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With dim lighting, friendly service and exposed rough brick walls, despite its resemblance to an underground bunker, Udaberri is one of the best gin bars in Adelaide. And, trust us when we say, after your first visit, we guarantee you’ll definitely want to be stuck here. With a heavy northern Spanish and Portuguese influence, combining the gin-infused drinks with the orgasmic food available – you’ll want to lock yourself in. Along with your gin of choice, try the Lamb Ribs ($24) with apricot salsa verde and dried tomato. Yum!

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11 – 13 Leigh St, Adelaide, SA 5000

Shake up your next night out with this selection of the Best Cocktail Bars in Adelaide. Or, if you prefer pints, we’ve put together a list of the Top 5 Best Pubs in Adelaide.

Feature image: Malt & Juniper. Image via South Australian Tourism Commission.