What to do when you live in prospect

Just 2.5 kilometres away from Adelaide CBD, is the lively suburb of Prospect which didn’t see much development till the 1860’s. Since then it has grown to be one of Adelaide’s oldest residential suburbs with a diverse range of housing - from single fronted cottages to mansions in Victorian and Edwardian architectural styles. You will see Art Deco maisonettes and Spanish influenced homes - making Prospect a suburb with architectural diversity that offers the opportunity of heritage housing to residents.

Besides beautiful heritage homes and proximity to Adelaide CBD, Prospect has a lot more to offer its residents.

Let’s take a look at some of the things you can do in Prospect:

New Cinema Complex

Paying homage to the Art Deco era and to the other Art deco building styles seen in this northern suburb is a four-storeyed multi-use building which houses a 14-screen boutique cinema complex run by Palace Nova.


The building comprises six retail shops, cafes and restaurants which include well known establishments such as The Sushi Train and 50sixone.

This building also has an entire floor allocated to commercial A-grade office space.

Designed to be an entertainment hub for the day and night, this prominently located building on Prospect Road is one that residents will be proud of.


Named after the postcode of its original location at Hyde Park, 50SixOne is a dessert bar that has attained cult status in the Adelaide CBD. With its door opening on Prospect Road this café is expanding and bringing its decadent sweet delights including delicious savoury ones to this northern suburb.

Adelaide Oval

Just 3.7 km from Prospect, Adelaide Oval is South Australia’s icon. A world-class venue which boasts major sporting and entertainment events - proximity to the Adelaide Oval makes living in Prospect a sweet deal. Residents have access to all those events not too far from where there live within 10 minutes driving distance.

Digital Nomad

Do you like to take your MacBook to a Cafe and work or study? Prospect is lucky - Already rigged up to the NBN! Of course there is only one more thing that you need to make the work or study experience complete. Good Coffee. The team at Network Prospect have put together this list of cafes with high speed internet. Take a look here...

Restaurants on Prospect Road

Prospect Road is a bustling mix of eclectic shops and boutiques and various restaurants and cafes and is also known to host the annual Tour Down Under - making this your one-stop for entertainment and delicious cuisine.

You will find a good mix of cuisine to choose from – such as Arriba Grill for Latin American food, Shankar’s for Indian, Viet LÁmour for Vietnamese and Meze Mazi for Greek.

There are plenty of interesting café’s too such as the popular Café Komodo with its eclectic 70’s décor and home-style food. Café Cena is a popular spot for great Italian coffees and cuisine and let’s not forget - Muratti Cakes and Gateau for premium quality cakes, pastries and coffee.

For something delicious and quick - Sunnys Shop is a must visit, offering Dine in and Take away for lunch and dinner. Right next door Rosemont Hall is set in a beautiful Art Deco building in the thriving heart of Prospect, Rosemont Hall is the perfect spot for friendly lunches, fun times and casual get togethers.

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Other popular cafes on this busy road are Cotto Espresso and Cibo - all within reasonable walking distance of each other.


Discover Northpark Shopping Centre on North Main Road which has over 50 speciality stores including food, fashion, services, health, beauty and more. With two major supermarkets and fresh food vendors, your grocery shopping is made easy and is just five minutes away from Prospect Road.

Find many speciality stores and boutiques on Prospect Road where you can find anything from fashion and shoes to antique stores and bridal shops. Plus you’re only 5 minutes away from Rundle Mall in the CBD.

And if you like to get involved in growing food, you can be part of the Prospect Community Garden located off Willcox Avenue and share your love for gardening.

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For more information, call Oliver Bowler on 0431 090 726