Enjoy the quintessential summer destination and live like a local at Jetty Road, Glenelg. Start your day with a delicious brunch or lunch, relax with a coffee and enjoy a walk along the foreshore. Try a spot of open-air retail therapy or spoil yourself with an ice cream. Here’s a list of ideas to help you live like a local at the Bay.
BEST SPOTS TO EAT
What better way to start your day than with a beachside brunch or lunch? Settle in early and try some of the local favourite cafes and eateries.
A modern, hip eatery with fantastic service and delicious food. With breakfast served from 8:30am – 3pm, fourth is located near Moseley Square. Locals love:
- Seafood Scrambled Eggs with chilli, crab, prawns, dill, spinach, spring onion and cheese scrambled eggs on sourdough toast
- Green Eggs pesto scrambled eggs, broccoli, kale, and spinach on thick-cut sourdough rye.
Espresso. Cucina. Dolce. Delicious Italian cuisine from breakfast through to dinner. With an array of fresh homemade sweet treats, in-house baked soft and delicious focaccia, and traditional pizzas it is a must-try. Locals love ...
- Pizza with hand-slapped dough, homemade tomato sauce, fresh foir di latte cheese, & fresh basil.
Inspired by the Scandinavian kitchen, Swedish Tarts is a fresh take on the traditional. Boasting their very own in-house bakery, the pastries, cakes, and biscuits are a must-try. Locals love…
- Wellness Bowl - Harissa chickpeas, fried potatoes, sauteed kale, avocado, black sesame, tahini dressing, pickled red cabbage, toast with Nuttelex. Add corn fritters or chicken & aioli.
- Swedish crepes - Smoked salmon, baby spinach, capers, red onion, aioli, fresh dill, sticky balsamic.
Things to do
Shop until you drop
Stroll along Jetty Road and explore our unique retailers. With so many unique stores, there's a perfect mixture of fashion, homewares, and specialty stores.
Take a ride on the Mix 102.3 Giant Wheel
Get the view of a lifetime on the Mix 102.3 Giant Wheel. Standing at a massive 35 metres high it has 24 gondolas that seat up to six people. Enjoy beautiful scenes of the ocean, hills, and city. Prices from just $15 (plus booking fee).
Check out a new release
Event Cinema is Glenelg’s very own arthouse cinema. Screening niche films, as well as arthouse and mainstream releases it has a licensed café with a curated food menu, wine list, and more. Located on Cowper Street, drive straight underneath with their free 2 hours onsite parking. Get an additional 2 hours free when cinema ticket barcodes are scanned at the parking machine.
Explore the precinct
Play at the Bay and take on our summer bingo challenge for your chance to win.
Pick up a Play at the Bay bingo card from Glenelg Library or the Bay Discovery Centre and see how many activities you can complete during the summer holidays!
Enjoy a cheeky cocktail on the beach
The shores of Glenelg Beach have been transformed into a Grecian paradise this summer with The Moseley Beach Club. Enjoy a day with the whole family with free entry, fresh food, delicious cocktails, casual dining, booths, day beds, and sun lounges.
Enjoy live music daily and DJs Friday - Sunday. A must-visit this summer.
Indulge in an ice cream
You are spoilt for choice with the amazing ice cream choices on Jetty Road, Glenelg. Crowd favourites Gelatissimo, Royal Copenhagen, Cold Rock Ice Creamery & Bottega Gelateria all serve up delicious flavours day and night. For something different, Yo-Chi offers yummy frozen yoghurt flavour options you can top with fresh fruit, nuts, lollies, biscuits, and more.
Stay and play
Let the kids burn off some post-Christmas energy at the Glenelg Foreshore Playground. Overlooking the jetty the play space is a mixture of activities for young and older kids. There are mini trampolines, giant slides, and water play features.