Adelaide Central Market
Adelaide Central Market
4.5
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
About
With over 70 traders under one roof, the Adelaide Central Market is one of the largest undercover fresh produce markets in the southern hemisphere, buzzing with life and colour all year round. The Market offers a huge range of fresh food including fruit and vegetables, meat and poultry, seafood, cheeses, bakery, smallgoods and health foods, along with some of Adelaide’s most popular cafes and eateries. With over 9 million visitors every year, the Adelaide Central Market remains Adelaide’s premier food destination for multicultural cuisine and fresh produce.
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  • Aimee832
    United Kingdom20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic market
    This market has it all. Fresh tasty food, wine shops, book stall and flower stall. We spent a good few mornings of our trip to Adelaide here. The food is amazing, the atmosphere is wonderful. We don’t have too many of these types of markets left at home so it’s always nice to visit and experience a busy thriving market. Come down in the morning before it gets too busy at lunchtime.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written May 16, 2023
  • Amanda S
    Port Douglas, Australia38 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A definite place to visit.
    Absolutely amazing place. The variety of stores is outstanding and the quality. Had the most amazing Giant Sugar Donuts..yummy. Pea and Ham soup in a cup, delicious. Just so much. Will definitely be back and highly recommend.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written July 9, 2023
  • Marjanna
    Hartley, Australia257 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Perfect place for lunch!
    I wandered down to take a look. Oh my goodness! What an amazing place! A vast array of fresh produce - all top quality. Tiny delis. Gourmet foods of all sorts. The place was packed with a fantastic vibe. I bought lunch and found a table and just sat and enjoyed the people-watching experience.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written July 11, 2023
  • Heather M
    Brighton, United Kingdom130 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A festival of food
    The market is a great place to go in Adelaide, full of interesting stalls and has a real buzz of excitement. Worth stopping in at Zuma Cafe to enjoy fabulous coffees and teas and a great range of food. A fun day out.
    Visited November 2022
    Travelled with family
    Written September 13, 2023
  • Debbie P
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Go to the Central market in Adelaide
    Amazing market - mostly food. Wonderfully clean with an incredible range of meats , fish, veg, fruit, pastries etc etc. Some sit down cafes too. Well worth a visit
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written October 5, 2023
  • Rackjab6it63
    Auckland, New Zealand52 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What an experience for the foodie!!
    Popped in for a late afternoon snack and a few beers. Struggled to decide what and where to eat. Oh the choices!!!? Ended up having some pizza slices cooked in a wood fired oven. Seriously!! Fresh bread, deli meats and loads of snacks and treats. Didn’t know where to look and wished I lived in the city. You guys in Adelaide are so lucky. Loved it, highly recommended.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written October 19, 2023
  • gc g
    Gold Coast, Australia366 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    totally recommend a walkthrough of this place, amazing
    one of the best markets I have ever been to. the array of food was amazing. every type of food is catered for including vegan. so much good food to choose from and in general, the prices are very good. not only food to take home but several places to have a meal at as well. coffee shops also and a bar. very popular place, we went during the week, I am guessing weekends are hectic.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written November 9, 2023
  • rob27898
    Port Kennedy, Australia389 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice
    Ultimately it’s a market but it wasn’t massively busy on a weekday even with the lunch rush. There is a good selection of food vendors and fresh produce. Probably 10 minutes from the middle of Rundle Mall and the route is sign posted. At Xmas, just look for the massive Santa. Toilets are somewhat ropey with a strange dated tat-shop filled mall on the side which looked very sad compared to the hustle of the market.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written December 1, 2023
  • Yog-Sothoth
    Trenton, Maine1,298 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Must-do in Adelaide
    During our 3-4 day stint in Adelaide, we stopped at the market a couple of time to pick up groceries and to have sit-down meals. The market is easy to navigate and contains every kind of fresh and prepared food under the sun. Highlights included Sì, Sea and the falafel joint. Make this a destination when staying in the 20-minute city.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written December 20, 2023
  • Eugene L
    82 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great food and beverage stalls, lives up to the hype.
    Really nice place. Despite the crowds, it's nice and cool compared to the heat outside. Great artisan food venues and catered well for vegans in our family. Loved the various bar venues and the artisan gins as well. Definitely worth a visit for lunch and a drink.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written December 26, 2023
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Rochelle F
Randolph, NJ1,118 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Went to this market for lunch and wandered around the various stalls. We had falafel bowls and really enjoyed them. Many food options were available.
Written April 6, 2024
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AndyAquila
Lyme Regis, UK641 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
It is always interesting to see what fresh food is available to the locals in any city and this market gave a clear indication with plenty on offer. It is well worth a wander round and there are several places to eat should you feel the need.
Written March 11, 2024
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Bill D
6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Good value for lunch. Very nice wonton soup. The choice is endless. Closed Sundays and Mondays. Up to three hours free parking.
Written March 5, 2024
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Peter B
Hamilton, New Zealand238 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Nice place e to visit
Best time to visit would be before lunch, before it gets too busy, lots of stalls to choose from at reasonable prices
Worth a visit
Written March 2, 2024
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Henry Campbell
Adelaide, Australia1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
I always come in the morning because at lunchtime it gets very busy. The whole market has everything you need.
Frresh food, wine. The food is great.
Written February 22, 2024
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chris w
Adelaide, Australia525 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Yes they doing it up so market was smaller than usual but so costly. Grapes were $14.00 a kilo three times the cost of supermarkets and not that fresh. Everything was so expensive and if it wasn’t for China supermarket would have been a waste of petrol and time. The butchers inside the market had hardly any produce and neither had the fishmongers.
The Chinese supermarket had great pork meat at a good price.
Had to park in the street as no car parking available.
Written February 10, 2024
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1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Wow, what an amazing experience. The fresh produce and seafood was next level. Even the kids enjoyed. Highly recommend a visit.
Written February 2, 2024
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Global-Villagerr
Denver, CO375 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Fun place to visit, with excellent food stalls. But the food is very expensive. Go and browse, have a bite to eat, enjoy the vibe. But maybe limit your purchases to special items that you cant get elsewhere at a better price.
Written January 10, 2024
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A-Reel
Townsville, Australia486 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
A fine market similar to those in Barcelona & Florence.
Great food.
We scored free chips from Fair Seafood cooked by a former Heston Blumenthal chef!
Written January 3, 2024
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Aisling F
Calne, UK324 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Business
I was on a work trip to Adelaide and this was recommended for our last evening and I wish that we'd been told about it before our last night. Absolutely amazing market with a huge variety of food stalls, restaurants etc. We had some gorgeous dessert after dinner in a lovely Mexican restaurant (separate review). If you're going to Adelaide, this is a definitely a place not to miss.
Written January 1, 2024
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