Nestled in the South East of Adelaide, Hutt Street is a food lovers destination. Renowned for its eclectic mix of culinary delights, the iconic street has recently welcomed new restaurants, further solidifying its reputation as a premier dining destination. Hutt Street is a must-visit for anyone eager to explore Adelaide restaurants.

Hutt Street has always enjoyed a reputation for offering a multitude of cuisines. This wide, tree-lined street not only provides a pleasant walking experience but also offers plenty of parking, making it a convenient spot for diners. Over the years, Hutt Street has evolved, welcoming new eateries that bring fresh flavors and innovative culinary techniques to the area. This blend of old and new creates a dynamic dining scene that caters to all tastes and preferences.

Contemporary Cuisine on Hutt

Sofia (Opening in June 2024)

The name Sofia means “wisdom,” and this new bistro, brought to you by hospitality legend Joshua Baker, is set to embody that concept. Opening in June 24, Sofia is hailed as Part Time Lover’s more refined sequel, promising a mature and polished dining experience. The menu, crafted by executive Chef Stewart Wesson, will feature small plates and shared dishes, all influenced by the partnership group’s diverse culinary backgrounds. Central to Sofia’s narrative is a custom-built wood oven, which will influence almost every dish, ensuring a unique and flavorful dining experience.

Italian Indulgence

Classic modern Italian cuisine on Hutt Street at Chianti


Chianti is a cornerstone of Hutt Street’s Italian dining scene. Recently renovated under the management of siblings Jessica Favaro-Richards and Nicholas Favaro, Chianti has elevated its culinary offerings with the help of Executive Chef Joshua Cooke. Cooke, who has worked with culinary giants like Rick Stein and Jock Zonfrillo, brings a fresh perspective to the menu. The focus remains on seasonal and local ingredients, but with a classic Italian touch that Chianti is known for. The new menu emphasises traditional Italian flavors while allowing for creative freedom, ensuring that each dish is both familiar and exciting.


For those seeking authentic Italian cuisine, Prezzo is a must-visit. This restaurant offers a warm and inviting atmosphere with a menu that caters to various dietary needs, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Prezzo prides itself on serving pizza that rivals those found in Naples, and its dishes showcase the diverse flavors of both Northern and Southern Italy. The combination of authentic recipes and friendly service makes Prezzo a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

Asian Adventures

Adelaide’s best Korean Fried Chicken at Be Won on Hutt Street

Be Won Korean Restaurant

Be Won Korean Restaurant is known for its authentic Korean dishes and relaxed atmosphere. Diners can enjoy generous portions of Korean classics, including the best Korean fried chicken you’ll ever eat. The menu also features cooked Korean pancakes, kimchi pancakes, and dumplings, all complemented by a selection of Korean beers and soju. The friendly staff are always on hand to help diners navigate the menu.

Be Won Korean BBQ

Be Won Korean BBQ differentiates from its sister restaurant with high-quality meats and seafood ready-to-grill traditional Korean BBQ style! Staples like soy sauce, garlic, sesame, and oil are key to the restaurant’s delicious offerings. The interactive dining experience of grilling your food at the table adds an element of fun and engagement, making it a popular choice for groups and families.

Kin Kin Thai

Kin Kin Thai stands out with its relaxed atmosphere and commitment to authenticity. The restaurant offers a variety of dishes that are easily gluten-free, ensuring that everyone can enjoy the rich flavours of Thai cuisine. The light and bright restaurant space adds to the dining experience, making it a comfortable and enjoyable place to savour dishes that respect culinary traditions while incorporating fresh, local ingredients.


Nagomi, led by owner and chef Nobuki Hayashi, offers a refined Japanese dining experience. With 24 years of experience and a previous stint at Ichitaro, Chef Nobuki brings a high level of expertise to Nagomi. The restaurant is known for its exquisite sashimi, presented in an ice bowl for a stunning visual and gastronomic experience. Other standout dishes include the duck breast, expertly cooked with precise grooves to render the fat and leave the flesh perfectly pink. Nagomi provides a unique style of Japanese dining that suits both regular and informal occasions.

Bai Long Store

Bai Long Store offers a unique dining experience that blends the culinary traditions of East and West. The story behind Bai Long, or the “white dragon,” is one of wind, earth, and fire, symbolising a fusion of elements that is reflected in the restaurant’s adventurous menu. Diners can expect a journey into modern Asian fusion, with dishes that are as imaginative as they are delicious. The ambience, coupled with the innovative cuisine, makes Bai Long Store a standout on Hutt Street.

House of Chow

House of Chow is a long-established favourite on Hutt Street with its lively atmosphere and award-winning dishes. Host Roz Chow welcomes patrons into a warm and inviting space, where deep red tones, mood lighting, and a glowing fish tank set the scene for a memorable dining experience. House of Chow offers an extensive menu with options for gluten-free diners, making it a great choice for those with dietary restrictions. Signature dishes include the deep-fried crab claw stuffed with minced prawns and the crispy, aromatic deboned duck cooked in five-spice and special soy sauce.


Indian flavours

Exquisite fresh Indian flavours at the Logical Indian

The Logical Indian

Dedicated to showcasing the diversity of Indian cuisine, owner Mervin sources the best spices from India to create dishes that strike the perfect balance of flavors. With a seating capacity of 50, the restaurant offers a warm and inviting ambience where diners can enjoy a wide range of authentic Indian dishes.


Home to spice queen Ragini Dey, The restaurant focuses on using fresh local produce to create well-executed dishes that offer great value for money. Whether you’re a fan of classic Indian flavors or looking to try something new, Rajis provides a satisfying dining experience.

Raj on Taj

Raj on Taj offers a menu that is both creative and tailored to fresh local produce. Highlights include the beetroot chops starters and tamarind pork cheeks, both of which showcase the restaurant’s commitment to flavor and quality. The excellent wine list and value for money make Raj on Taj a popular choice for Indian cuisine enthusiasts.


Mediterranean Magic

Cocktails and tapas at Bar Torino

Bar Torino

Bar Torino offers a Mediterranean-inspired dining experience with a focus on tapas and drinks. The modern, Mediterranean vibe is perfect for a relaxed evening out. Signature dishes include patatas bravas and refreshing sangria, making Bar Torino a popular spot for those looking to enjoy a variety of small plates in a lively setting.


Ballaboosta is renowned for its vibrant menu, which includes flatbreads, street mezze, fresh salads, and wood-fired pizzas. The restaurant encourages a sharing style of dining, making it ideal for groups. The relaxed, communal atmosphere, coupled with the delicious food, ensures that every visit to Ballaboosta is a memorable one. 

Steakhouses and Classic Australian

Reimagined classic Australian at the Havelock Hotel

Havelock Hotel

The recently renovated Havelock Hotel is a firm favourite on Hutt Street. Offering up a friendly vibe with delicious meals covering modern Australian and pub classics. Great balcony views and an upmarket revitalised menu ensure that the ‘Havey’ remains a popular choice for those looking to enjoy a casual meal.

Arab Steed Hotel

The Arab Steed Hotel is a historic pub offering a welcoming atmosphere and a solid menu of pub classics. With over a hundred years of history, the Arab Steed Hotel is a favourite among locals and visitors alike. The friendly service and hearty meals make it a great spot for lunch or all-day dining on weekends.

A Hereford Beefstouw

A Hereford Beefstouw is a top choice for steak lovers. Part of a Danish chain, this steakhouse is known for its high-quality Australian beef. Diners can expect well-prepared steaks, complemented by an extensive wine selection, making it the perfect spot for a hearty meal.

Adelaide’s best dining on Hutt Street

Hutt Street offers a diverse and vibrant culinary scene that caters to all tastes and preferences. From Italian indulgence to Asian adventures, Indian flavours to Mediterranean magic, and classic pub fare to contemporary cuisine, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, exploring the restaurants on Hutt Street is a journey worth taking.