Looking for a romantic restaurant? Or maybe a perfectly crafted cocktail? These steak restaurants in Adelaide will have everything you need!
Home to modern Australian cuisine, Argentinian grills and Danish themed steakhouses; Adelaide is home to some of the best meat restaurants in Australia.
Thankfully, we’ve done all of the hard work and we’ve found the best steak restaurants and steakhouses in Adelaide for you to enjoy in 2023!
Angus & Co.
With three venues across South Australia (Adelaide’s CBD, Barossa and Port Pirie), Angus & Co. is famed for being one of the best steak restaurants in the state. Described as fun, casual, and refreshing, Angus’ warm and rustic decor lets visitors know that their meals are the focus. With plenty to choose from, we’d recommend the 250g Slow-Cooked Angus Scotch ($47), the Roast Pumpkin & Chickpea Salad ($22) and, if there’s room (there always is), Angus & Co.’s famous Sticky Date Pudding ($14) is simply irresistible.
Coal Cellar + Grill
Best described as the perfect blend of casual meets fine dining, this steak restaurant in Adelaide, Coal Cellar + Grill, is bound to appease everyone’s tastebuds. The classy interior featuring timber, leather, marble and exposed pillars creates an elegant yet laid back atmosphere. Highlighting the best of South Australian produce, each of their steaks are cooked on their charcoal grill and served with a delectable side of parsnip puree and crisps. For your visit we recommend the 280g Mayura Station Wagyu Rump ($68) and the Lemon & Red Ruby Chocolate Mousse ($20) that’s served with spiced berry compote and bitter chocolate sponge. A must visit in 2023!
Delicatessen Kitchen & Bar
Meet Adelaide’s Delicatessen Kitchen & Bar – a contemporary French Bistro, fitted out with an elegant black and white decor. The menu is hearty, with staples of French cuisine and amazing sandwiches. The standout however, is the delicious, classically made steak and chips. Their meat is perfectly cooked, while the hand-cut frites are crispy and superb. As for the wine menu, it changes frequently with Australian and French varieties always on offer. If you’re in search of some of the best steak in Adelaide, Delicatessen Kitchen & Bar should be on your list.
Gaucho's Argentinian Restaurant
First opening in 1985, for the past 38 years Gaucho’s Argentinian Restaurant has been a popular destination for some of the best steak in Adelaide’s CBD. The warm, relaxed feel of the restaurant extends to the food, of which the main focus is the charcoal grilled meat fired up in the open kitchen. With an extensive wine list, visitors are guaranteed a pairing like no other – especially with the unique and charismatic South American inspired sides. If you’re looking for one of the best steakhouses in Adelaide, this is it.
A Hereford Beefstouw
For a collaboration like no other, meet A Hereford Beefstouw. With an excellent steak selection and an overall chic design, it’s no surprise that this Danish themed steak restaurant in Adelaide is one of our favourites. The steak menu is incredibly extensive, offering the likes of the grass-fed, dry-aged and ‘extreme beef’, all served with wonderfully crisp frites and your choice of sauce – ensuring that every meat eater is sure to leave satisfied. Better yet, for your visit, why not pair your meal with one of the wines Hereford has sourced from Australia’s best winemakers?
La Boca Bar and Grill Adelaide
This colourful and casual Argentinian restaurant in Adelaide is warm and friendly, marketed as the only venue to slow cook on a traditional asador (fire pit) – leaving their extensive selection of steak cuts available delicious and tender. Hailed as one of the best meat restaurants in Adelaide, for your visit to La Boca Bar and Grill Adelaide, we recommend the Butcher’s Selection ($105). Serving two, this includes free range pork, lamb asador, skirt steak, traditional pork sauce, saltbush lamb sausage and chicken.
The Little Hunter
If you’re looking for one of the best steaks and steakhouses in Adelaide, this restaurant, The Litter Hunter, is one where they take their steak and beer seriously. Their venue is barn-like with exposed wood and brick. As for the menu, it is described as delicious and affordable. Think grain fed black angus rump, rib eye, thick cut fries and a standout beer list. With plenty for everyone, this is one of the best Adelaide steakhouses you need to visit in 2023.
Meat & Wine Co
Located on Currie Street in the CBD’s heritage listed Elder House, Meat & Wine Co is best described as a premium steak restaurant that specialises in Afro-centric cuisine. With a modern interior design, the standout is of course the a la carte menu which includes the likes of Biltong, Aged Wagyu Tartare and Szechuan Calamari to start. As for mains, choose between one of their four skewers or their three varieties of beef steaks – Monte, O’Connor and Wagyu – available across four different cuts. Whilst you’re here, don’t be afraid to make yourself familiar with the cocktail and dessert menu, you won’t regret it!
Also making our list as one of the Best Oyster Bars in Adelaide, Sean’s Kitchen is also a top-rated steak restaurant in the CBD. Named after head chef Sean Connolly, after one visit you’ll soon understand why Sean’s background in the hospitality industry is so renowned. Sean’s Kitchen offers various dining experiences for you to pick and choose from – whether that be on their private mezzanine level or by the bar. On top of modern Australian classics, Sean’s Kitchen’s menu includes six different types of steak cuts that are cooked to perfection on a roaring fire pit. Pair your main meal with the Duck Fat Chips, the Popcorn Cauliflower and finish with the Deep Fried Milk Loaf Pudding with passionfruit curd and cream.
Sosta Argentinian Kitchen
Sosta is an Adelaide steakhouse and Argentinian restaurant with a charming, old-school South American feel. Dressing the space is plenty of dark wood, timber and crisp white linen tablecloths that perfectly highlights what you’ve visited for: their extensive selection of meat. Cooked on a wood fire grill and served with a range of delicious and unique homemade sauces such as Hongos, made with field mushrooms, porcini, truffle, rosemary and beef glaze – this is one steak restaurant you must try in 2023.
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