JAM THE BISTRO (CLOSED)
Adelaide, South Australia

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CLOSED. Bypass the usual Adelaide CBD restaurants and try Jam the Bistro, a quirky, modern pub in the heart of the city. Serving smart Mediterranean fare near Chinatown, owner and Chef John Pana likes to keep things fun at this eccentric eatery, which functions as a cafe during the day before transforming into a fine-diner on Thursday and Friday nights, and stripping down for chilled Sunday sessions over the weekend.
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General info

Address:

112 Wright Street
Adelaide CBD SA 5000

Suburb:

Adelaide CBD

Contact:

Cuisine:

Mediterranean

Price Range:

$$$$ ~ $$$$

License:

Licensed & BYO (wine only)

More info

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If you live or work close by, you may have met this new kid on the block. Within walking distance to the markets, you might have spotted Jam the Bistro while on route. Perhaps talk of it has spread in your direction as it continues to catch the attention of Adelaide's foodies. Large windows bring you into a space that is light, tight and simple. During the day, the black chairs are pulled up to uncovered, white tables, while the walls highlight several spotlighted artworks which reveal the restaurant's contemporary taste. Likewise, owner and chef John Pana has crafted a menu of sophisticated and modern Mediterranean flavours.

The "let's get started" section invites guests to begin with entrees such as char-grilled octopus with lime, tomato, rocket, endive, vincotto and verjuice, or some Saganaki cheese with white anchovies. "Serious food" is an appropriate header for dishes such as duck confit with pea mash, caramelised muscatels and baby carrots. Its camardo coffee bean jus should perk your curiosity. Local snapper fillet, pan-seared South Australian prawns and lemon with a Szechuan pepper reduction stray from the Mediterranean theme but are good examples of the kitchen's close proximity to Adelaide's seafood suppliers. Return to breakfast on Jam's blue swimmer crab omelette.
Roz Taylor

Specials & Events

This restaurant has not scheduled any event.

Functions

FUNCTION MENU
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MAX SEATING
60 pax

Features

Breakfast
Caterer
Function for 50-100
Outdoor Dining
Suitable for Families with children
Suitable for Functions
Suitable for Groups of 10
AWARDS
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Best Brunch in Adelaide - 3/01/2014
Fantastic Brunch! We had the corn fritter special with poached eggs and avocado salsa, and the smoked salmon bruschetta they were both so delicious. The service was really helpful and the coffee was fantastic! The girl who seemed to be the supervisor went out of her way to get some freshly made hollandaise for my friend who couldn't live without it! Will be telling all my friends to come here immediately if not sooner.