The Crown and Sceptre Hotel
$40 and under
If you’re in the mood for honest, hearty pub food at Adelaide’s Best Steak Pub, then the Crown and Sceptre is Adelaide’s best kept secret. Step into the warm embrace of this traditional yet funky space, complete with oriental rugs on the floors, a broad fireplace and quirky beer garden. Serving up a modern Australian twist on traditional pub classics, the menu features locally sourced produce, specialising in char grilled S.A. Steaks alongside S.A. Paroo kangaroo fillet, oven baked Barramundi, and all the usual favourites. Vegetarian dishes are also available, such as the Vego mixed grill, consisting of roast pumpkin, eggplant, heirloom carrots and Beerenberg beetroot relish alongside a polenta fritter. Drinks wise, there is an excellent range of local and international beer and wines behind a well-stocked bar. Be sure to ask the knowledgeable staff what they recommend. For a great food in a cosy setting and at a reasonable price, Adelaide’s Crown and Sceptre is a must.