Remy and Violette is a new café on Hutt Street. The place is quite small with a hand full of tables inside and two outside table. The décor is quite cute with a cosy French café feel. This Café has a selection of small desserts such as cakes, tarts and brownies. Most customers in the store were having coffee with a desert and happy chatting away in the cosy café.
After Winny finished work we decided to go to The Maid to have their Monday special. The special includes 250g of Porterhouse steak with chips, salad and choice of sauce. The meal also includes a drink and the choices are either a cup of Shiraz, Riesling or a Pint of Hahn Super Dry. This deal is available in the front bar or at the beer garden. The deal is quite decent and the bar isn’t too crowded although we went to the bar just after five for our meal. The front bar area is quite specious and there were multiple areas to watch sports on huge flat screen TVs.
Whilst shopping today at Burnside village we thought we would try out Cocolat the courtyard area. The actual seating area in the store is really small but they have their outdoor seating area spread across the middle court yard. It was a weekday lunch time and most of the table were occupied. The court yard a nice place to have a lunch with plenty of open space, nice shops and sophisticated water fountains close by. Although the area is covered, it was not quite rain proof and there were a slight drizzle of rain coming through whilst we were eating.
At lunch we went to a breakfast and lunch café on Halifax Street called Number 12 Café. The café is quite close to King William Street with many business buildings around. At lunch time the place is packed with people lining up to get takeaways for lunch. As it was our day off we were casually ordering and seated our self in the spacious café. The Number 12 Café is very spacious inside and the tables were very spread out. They have a sandwich bar where you can build our own with fresh ingredients. They also have an open fridge with pre-made baguette and sandwiches.
After late night shopping today we went to one of the Rundle street pub called Austral Hotel for dinner. It is quite a popular bar close to the two universities and is quite packed with university students and young professionals who gather there after work. The Austral usually has a local band playing during weekends and the place can get quite rowdy inside. It was our first time eating in the pub and it sure was noisy from the band and people yelling over each other.
Crave 443 is a new burger joint in town, opened only in October last year. It is located on Pulteney Street close to South terrace. The place has a street style feel with simple décor and wooden benches. Although it is in the CBD, this location is a little quite at night time especially the day that we went is a hot humid rainy week day.
It has been a while since we last had fine dining and so on our day off we visited a popular Adelaide fine dining restaurant named Georges on Waymouth. Many of our friends have been to this restaurant before and have said many good things about this place. It is a beautiful and top quality fine dining restaurant. The service was top standard and the food was delicious with unique touches.
Winny and I decided to have dinner at Saigon Gate because it was close to the cinema on O’Connell street in North Adelaide. The place is like a regular Asian restaurant with staff dressed in a bright Chinese style dresses. They cook a variety of Asian food but I believe that the food is styled in a more Westernised way. They don’t even automatically give out chop sticks on the table.
Sushi Bar Genki is a restaurant that opened towards the end of Gouger Street in Adelaide China town. Winny and I love to come here for good, quick, authentic Japanese food. It is a sushi train restaurant but we like this place a lot better than the restaurants named “Sushi Train”. The food here tastes fresher, better quality and larger in portion. It also has one of the best ramens in Adelaide voted among our friends.
The Waiting Room is located at the classy side of the crown complex. It is one of Melbourne’s most luxurious lobby bars. It has quite a selection of classy alcohol from classic cocktails to exclusive wines. It also offers a small selection of selection of food. Most importantly, The Waiting Room is Winny’s current favourite afternoon tea place. Winny came to this place not so long ago with her friends and she loved it. She loved it so much that she cancelled the place I booked for high tea with her because she wasn’t happy with the food there and she took me to this place to share her experience.