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Apothecary 1878

₹₹₹₹European, ,
118 Hindley St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8212 9099
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (7 reviews)
“duck breast” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
118 Hindley St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviews (372)
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1 - 10 of 356 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a gem set amongst some rather seedy establishments on the in-trendy stretch of Hindley Street between Bank Street and Morphett Street- but it is well worth the effort to seek it out. We had pre-dinner drinks in the bar upstairs - fabulous...More

Thank traveller-eater
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, god service and amazing choice of wines by the glass.Did not have any of the snacks, but there was a limited choice. Good place to meet after work.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our evening here. Its a bit of a cross between a wine bar and restaurant, with lovely lighting, setting and ambience with friendly and knowledgeable staff.we really enjoyed the degustation menu. Not cheap but had a great night.

Thank chivasLakeMacquarie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Booked our table of six and chose the chef selection degustation ...amazing food served in the underground cellar which adds a wonderful touch to the evening... couldn’t recommend this place highly enough...

1  Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I booked a table for 10 for last Saturday night. As it was a group booking we had the chefs selection menu which is a feed me type situation. You don't know what u r going to get or how much. It was $68pp. We...More

Thank adelaidemummy
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Went to a small business networking event on a Thursday afternoon. I love the setting it's really Quaint. Food was delicious and the house wine - very reasonable. I will definitely be back to try this venue at the weekend

Thank mark j
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Dining solo is such a unique experience that makes you more aware of your surroundings. What a perfectly stunning venue to be dining in, solo or not, I enjoy every moment at The Apothecary. I was delighted with the craft, skill, flavours and presentation of...More

1  Thank Ljubica N
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I am saddened to leave this review. Our table of 4 had to ask multiple times how the menu worked and how we should approach ordering from the 3 different sections. This was awkward and confusing, eventually leaving us with no guidance. The Torbreck wine...More

Thank Angus F
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Dined here with my partner and daughter on mid week night. Fairly quiet for a small restaurant. Good range of menu options. Service was good and so was food. I'd come again.

Thank StueyB
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

As soon as we entered this delightfully preserved old pharmacy we were enchanted. The waiter was really helpful and friendly, and we had a great conversation about her home continent, South America. The food and wine selections were top class, and each of us really...More

Thank harrytravellers
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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$ 11 - US$ 52
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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