Sugar, spice, and all things nice
Whether it's a decadently rich hot chocolate, a buttery flaky caramelised pastry, or a choc-a-block filled with everything you could ever imagine, you'll be able to satiate that sweet-tooth at one of these sugary sweet places in Rundle Mall.
Located in the heart of Adelaide Arcade, this tearoom is the first in Adelaide in over 100 years. Inspired by Chilean 'tecito' (teatime), Cielo have quickly established themselves as purveyors of this nostalgic tradition, all the while creating mouth-watering cakes and sweets, that will have you coming back for more! Pick up one of their pistachio bombolones, or a candied orange danish, or even a slice of whichever cake du jour is gracing their cabinets. No matter what option you go for, you're in for a treat!
Just Bliss Chocolates
For those with a sweet tooth, look no further than Just Bliss Chocolates in Gawler Place! Rows of brightly decorated chocolates adorn their shelves, with every unique flavour combination that you could think of. Made locally in the South Australian hills, you'll find a new favourite choccy with these artistic and delicious creations. Plus, discover the most decadent of hot chocolate flavours - nutella, caramel, peanut butter, and more! Next sweet treat, sorted.
Discover their range of handmade collections, all created by their expert chocolatiers. With their flagship store exclusive to Rundle Mall, peruse their range of mouth-watering blocks, truffles, and enrobed treats. Try their crowd favourite Dotties, caramelised coconut folded with rich choccy, and then covered in their melt-in-your-mouth milk chocolate. You'll thank us later!
Abbots & Kinney
There's a reason this bakery was named in QANTAS Travel Insider as one of the top 23 bakeries in the world. Our recommendation? Their almond croissant, which has also topped many a local's list of the best in Adelaide. Enjoy an expertly brewed coffee, and try to decide which sweet treat you'll pair with your morning caffeine hit. Try the dad-joke titled Cinna-bon Jovi, a warming cinnamon scroll knot, or go big on the sugar hit with the Sugar Daddy, a crème brulee topped donut, filled to the brim with vanilla custard. Yep, we're officially drooling.
With a range of treats that truly look too good to eat, Zacary Patisserie are the new kids on the block! These vibrantly hued cakes not only look delicious, but taste that way too. With a specialty area of entrement cakes, discover this range of artistically beautiful desserts that will have you in awe. And that's not all - true to his Greek heritage, you can find a range of traditional treats, paying homage to his family's love of cooking.