Travel photographer and longtime local shows us around the cool Adelaide beach neighbourhood
Life In My Hood - Semaphore, South Australia
by Kim Petersen
Kim Petersen, travel photographer and proud South Australian takes you on a personal tour or the Adelaide beach suburb of Semaphore.
If you're considering where to stay in Adelaide, then check out her local's guide to Semaphore, a video blog showing you where to stay, things to do and where to eat in some of Australia's coolest neighbourhoods.
Kim said about Semaphore: "14km from central Adelaide, Semaphore is best known for sunsets. Semaphore Road is now home to funky shops and cafés."
Her tips on where to get the best coffee, where to stock up on provisions, what to do, where to buy a gift and where to find cheap eats show you how to live like a local when visiting semaphore.
COFFEE IN MY HOOD
Kim says the best coffee in Semaphore is at:
The Corner Store 52 Semaphore Rd
“The Corner Store is great for coffee and deli provisions.
Outside is fur kid friendly too”
GROCERIES IN MY HOOD
Kim's recommendations for the best place to buy groceries in Semaphore is:
Semaphore Health Foods 56 Semaphore Rd
“A huge range including gluten free and nut butters.
And Thursday is discount day”
HANGING IN MY HOOD
Kim's pick of things to do in Semaphore is:
“Historic buildings and a tourist railway.
And then there’s the Esplanade”
GIFTS IN MY HOOD
For the best place to buy a gift in Semaphore, Kim says:
Add Character 42 Semaphore Rd
“This shop specialises in unique gifts and work from local artists.
It’s also great is you want Japanese crockery”
EATING IN MY HOOD
Semaphore Road is packed full of eateries. Kim says the best cheap eats in Semaphore are found at:
Barry’s Burgers 1/13 Semaphore Rd
“You can’t move here in summer.
But leave room for Swedish Tarts for dessert”
Destination Partner: South Australian Tourism Commission
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