Peel Street
Modern Australian
  • 9 Peel St,
    Adelaide, SA
  • (08) 8231 8887,
    www.peelst.com.au/
  • Mon-Fri 7.30am-3pm

    dinner Wed-Sat 6pm-10pm

     

Peel Street
-34.923437,138.598087

One of the city's first laneway bistros, Peel Street has refined its offerings and confirmed its place among the best. At first glance it looks no-nonsense - bare brick, concrete floor, huge blackboards - but the generosity of its dishes, flavours and hospitality shines. Don't be deceived by the terms "smaller" and "larger" on the menu; plates contain enough for two people, and even four, respectively. A salad of plums, figs, pears and walnuts comes with a quenelle of blue cheese ice-cream, which softens to dress the crisp, sweet fruits. Pork belly and prawns with greens and pineapple balances hot, sweet and sour Asian flavours. Slow-cooked lamb comes as a single piece, so diners serve each other, scooping up the accompanying herbs, feta, couscous and tomato. A tight drinks list is food-friendly and adventurous. The few desserts offer seasonal variations on luscious parfaits, or fruit-laden meringue. It's buzzy, busy and bright, ideal to share with good friends. 


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $25

    M $26-$37

    D $15

    tasting menus $55, $65

     

  • Feature:
  • BYO
    Licensed
    Bar
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Breakfast
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Jordan Theodoros & Martin Corcoran

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