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Apothecary 1878

) #26 of 1,339 Restaurants in Adelaide €€€€ European, ,
118 Hindley St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8212 9099
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
European, Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
118 Hindley St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 140 year old pharmacy has given way to a marvelous reincarnation which is Apothecary 1878. A great wine bar/restaurant we chose the chef's tasting plate with matching wines and the let the taste adventure begin. Salmon carpaccio, quail and beetroot salad, Beef cheeks with...More

Thank Bob348
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going in on a week night they serve in the front bar which has great theming and a cosy atmosphere. The staff were very attentive and clearly had a passion for great food and wine and were very knowledgeable and helpful. Food was amazing, great...More

Thank HeathV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of a large group (10) for dinner and had the table past the stairs to the rear. A lovely venue and the table was great. Had a set menu with a number of small entree style dishes, pate in a biscuit, prawns, scallops, etc....More

Thank Garry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the name suggests Apothecary is a wine bar and restaurant located in an old chemist shop.The interior features old cabinets and bottles of potions. The setting is very comfortable and intimate and the food was great.

Thank Starfish2201
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We flew into Adelaide after work on a Friday, so we had to find somewhere for a late dinner (well, late by Australian standards) and where the bar was open relatively late too. We were pleased to be able to get a table at Apothecary...More

Thank Natasha P
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

THANK YOU for our wonderful dinner on Monday evening. The venue has a wonderful ambience and from the moment we walked in it felt like we had been coming there for years but it was only our first visit! The staff were very attentive, professional...More

Thank Angelique P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

What a lovely, cosy place to find by accident on a cold evening ! Popped in for a glass of wine and ended up eating there. Very attentive service , wonderful food and wine and such a fantastic ambience . all meant that we had...More

Thank mrcperth
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Apothecary is a fantastic wine bar. The venue is tastefully decorated and has a wonderful ambience about it. We were so impressed with the bar, that we went back again the following evening. An outstanding wine selection. Yes, prices are a little high, but well...More

Thank SVKay
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We love coming here to eat, just us or with friends. Always something enticing on the menu & helpful, knowledgeable staff. Bartender makes delicious cocktails & the food is always yummy! Beautiful surroundings either in the cosy bar area upstairs or the dining area downstairs.

Thank Mindy K
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Large ceilings, quirky lighting, intimate, but a subdued service, does not take away from the inspired cooking at this Adelaide top of the table restaurant, the pork was moist with perfect crackling, the beef cheek tender, and accompanying sprouts sensational. Good local wines on the...More

Thank undercoverelephant
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Questions & Answers
19 January 2017|
Response from ApothecaryTeam | Property representative |
Hi Darbii - Sorry to hear that! You can certainly dine on the ground floor (which also has a wc) with easy access. For all bookings please call 82129099 or head to our website and you can book online. Cheers Team at the... More
Didi C
7 October 2016|
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Response from ApothecaryTeam | Property representative |
Hi Di - we certainly can! If you would like to provide your email address or you can email us and we can let you know the options available. Thanks Team at the Apothecary 82129099 TripAdvisor does not permit me to add our... More
Pam M
20 May 2016|
Response from Heidi A | Reviewed this property |
sorry for the late reply pam. hope you did make it to the apothecary. Last time I booked via dimmi it was confirmed (for 12 people) and i didn't try to call them again (since it was the day they reopen after their... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$54
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Hindley St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8212 9099
  • E-mail
Apothecary 1878 Wine Bar & Restaurant opened December 2002 in a heritage listed building in the heart of the West End precinct.You walk into a fully restored Mahogany Complete Apothecary Shop Interior from London built in 1878, with its original crystal handles. A true incarnation of a European-style wine bar in this beautiful Antique Apothecary. Explore the history, feel the culture and lose yourself in the elegance.
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