Tonsley Bar Bistro offers a tasty Bistro-style menu with a variety of options to choose from. We’re open for breakfast daily, and serve lunch and dinner five days a week.

Whether you need a quick coffee break, a meal, or a spot to hang out, we’ve got you covered. Our bar is stocked with a great selection of South Australian wines and more.

Need a place for your next event? Tonsley Bar Bistro can host your event, providing a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Plus, we can cater your gathering, big or small.

And don’t forget to check out our Terrace – it’s the perfect spot to enjoy a drink, some fresh air, and relax at Tonsley Bar Bistro.

“From our grill to your plate, Tonsley Bar Bistro keeps steak simple and delicious” – Chef

Dining Recommendations in Adelaide

Looking for some delightful dining options while in town? Of course, the Tonsley Bar Bistro offers utmost convenience and a fantastic dining experience right at your doorstep. However, if you’re keen to venture out and explore what the local culinary scene has to offer, we’ve got you covered.

Whether you decide to delve into the vibrant scene in Adelaide CBD or prefer something a little closer at Glenelg, which is approximately a 15-minute drive from the hotel, there are plenty of choices available. And for a casual dining experience nearby, don’t miss out on the Warradale Hotel, a fantastic pub that’s well worth a visit. If you’re in the mood for a great pizza, give One Sneaky Cheetah a try. It’s located a short drive away, offering casual, quick, and tasty options. Here are some of our top dining recommendations:

Adelaide CBD, SA

  1. Golden Boy: Delight in authentic Thai dishes, served in a vibrant and lively atmosphere.
  2. Peel St: Explore a fusion of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern-inspired cuisine, crafted with fresh local produce.
  3. Shobosho: Savor a variety of Japanese and Asian dishes, cooked to perfection with a blend of different cooking styles.
  4. Press Food & Wine: Indulge in high-quality steaks and an extensive selection of wines in a warm, welcoming setting.
  5. Africola: Experience bold, African-inspired cuisine with a focus on grilled meats and vibrant flavors.

Glenelg, SA (approx. 15-minute drive from the hotel)

  1. The Wharf: Enjoy modern Australian cuisine, stunning marina views, and a menu highlighting local seafood and seasonal produce.
  2. The Moseley Bar & Kitchen: A popular choice for its diverse menu and inviting atmosphere, loved by locals and visitors alike.
  3. The BBQ Inn Glenelg: Relish a variety of grilled favorites in a laid-back setting, perfect for those looking for a hearty meal.
  4. Sammy’s on the Marina: Discover a range of seafood dishes complemented by panoramic water views.
  5. Luciano’s Marina Pier: Dive into delicious Italian cuisine, including pasta dishes and seafood options, all while enjoying beautiful marina views.


  • Warradale Hotel: A great pub option not too far from Glenelg, offering a selection of food and drink in a relaxed environment.