Christmas Business Openings in the Port

Christmas is here! Never fear, there’s lots still happening in Port Adelaide over the festive season so once you’re done opening presents, indulging and hanging out by the tree you can get out and explore the Port.

Eating and Entertainment

  • Grab brekky or brunch at Café L.Law, Pancakes at the Port , Café Coco, Argos Hellenic or one of the local hotels on the weekends – Lighthouse Wharf Hotel, Port Admiral Hotel, British Hotel, Birkenhead Tavern
  • Korked and Michonne Wine Bar will help you relax with beautiful wines
  • New Afghan restaurant Bamyan Hotel is open every day
  • Argos Hellenic Greek restaurant is open every day from 9am, including Christmas Day
  • Most of the Port’s hotels and pubs are open for except for Christmas Day with live Music, cold beer and great food

To Do

  • The Port Adelaide Visitor Information Centre will be open every day except Christmas Day to guide visitors around the area
  • The City of Adelaide Clipper Ship is open for tours every day except Christmas and New Years Day
  • Dolphin Explorer operating every day except Christmas and Christmas Eve with 2 daily cruises
  • The National Railway Museum and SA Maritime Museum open daily except for Christmas Day 10-4pm.
  • Aviation Museum is open 10.30am-4.30pm daily except Christmas Day
  • Fishermen’s Wharf Markets are open 24/12 and 31/12 9-5pm
  • Jackalope Gallery is open to explore some art 11am-5pm excluding public holidays
  • The amazing Port Emporium is definitely worth a visit 11am-5pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. (And Monday public holidays)
  • Need a trim? The Spot Barber will be there to keep you looking ship shape
  • Shopping – Port Mall Shopping Centre, Foodland, Coles and Kmart will be open usual hours except for public holidays.

 

Times and dates

Argo Hellenic– open all days including Christmas

South Australian Aviation Museum– open all days except Christmas Day

Bamyan Hotel– open all days except Christmas Day

Birkenhead Tavern– open all days except Christmas Day

The British Hotel– closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day; open 8.30am-4pm on Sundays

Cafe Coco– closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day

Carmine and Co– closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day

Clipper Ship (City of Adelaide)– closed Christmas Day, New Years Day

Dolphin Explorer– daily cruises at 11am and 1.30pm; closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

Fishermen’s Wharf Markets- open Dec 24th and Dec 31 9am-5pm

Jackalope Gallery– open 11-5pm Dec 24th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st

Korked– open Dec 24th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st

L.Law Cafe– open 8am-4pm Saturday and Sunday; 8am-1.30pm Boxing Day; 7am-4pm Wednesday-Friday; 8am-2pm New Years Day; closed Christmas Day

Lighthouse Wharf Hotel– only breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays 9am-11am; closed Christmas Day

Maritime Museum– closed Christmas Day

Michonne Wine Bar– 12-4pm Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, 27th; 12pm-late 28th to 30th; 12pm-5pm New Years Eve; closed New Years Day, Jan 2nd

Pancakes at the Port– 8am-12pm Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day; open all other days 8am-2pm

Port Admiral Hotel– closed Christmas Day; breakfast only on Saturdays and Sundays

Port Mall– closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day

Port Dock Hotel– closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Eve, News Years Day

Port Newsagency– closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Eve, News Years Day

Railway Museum– open 10am-4pm daily; closed Christmas Day

The Port Emporium– closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Dec 27th, Jan 2nd

The Spot Barbers– closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Dec 30th, New Years Eve, News Years Day

Visitor Information Centre– closed Christmas Day