With its stripped-back interior and generous shared plates packed with vibrant flavours, this funky 90-seater is bustling from breakfast to dinner under former Aquacaf cohorts Ben McLeod, Jordan Theodoros and Martin Corcoran.
Press Food & Wine
The buzz hasn't faded at Press Food & Wine. Its upbeat take on neo-bistro dining - from serious meats from the wood grill, offal and French classics to raw fish options and a supreme beef burger - remains a crowd-pleaser two years after its impressive opening.
With views of the Torrens' green banks, Jolleys is already way ahead of the pack when it comes to good looks. Fortunately, there's more to this white-weatherboard space with its dark-wicker chairs than meets the eye.
The Daniel O’Connell
Serious nose-to-tail dining is the focus of this transformed former Irish-theme pub, where whole beasts are broken down in the kitchen, so offal and secondary cuts can feature from front bar bites to dining room à la carte, and a five-course kitchen menu.
A land of smoke and mirrors, Celsius is an urbane, nightclub-dim city space, with chrome, velour and sheer black drapes. Five entrées and five mains are edited to their essential four ingredients. It's a ruse: the entrées are actually multi-textured, creative and complex.