Best Fried Chicken in Adelaide
‘The best things in life are bad for us’: we need no longer acknowledge this infamously heinous lie, not here, not now, not ever. Especially when it comes to deep fried chicken! If you’re in the mood to brave greasy fingers for a savoury crunchy bite of tender, slimy heaven in Adelaide, then look no further!
HOT STAR LARGE FRIED CHICKEN (Adelaide)
Spicy, hot and irrefutably crunchy, the Taiwanese-inspired flavoured chicken chain known as Hot Star Large Fried Chicken will not let you down! As the name suggests, Hot Star pride themselves on serving out larger than life chooks, perfect for serious eaters of any variety. The unique taste of Taiwanese cooking adds a delicious flair to this already irresistible food option. If you can handle the heat it’s definitely one to try!
Location: Shop 2, 75- 79 Grote Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Although they are renowned for their sinfully delicious looking burgers, the crispy fried chicken that Nordburger are dishing out should not be overlooked. Well prepared, flavoursome and ample in size, you can have it served on a burger of your choice, or even on a waffle with maple butter for those of you hardcore brunchers out there. Crispy, tender, and gluttonously good, make sure you go check it out!
Location: 168 The Parade, Norwood SA 5067
THE CURIOUS SQUIRE (North Adelaide)
Inspired by American cuisine, this classy, gourmet pub-grub venue has perfected the art of creating scrumptious looking meats. Offering everything from pulled pork, crackling, various flavoured sausages and tantalising condiments to boot, the deep-fried chicken prepared at the Curious Squire is out of this world. Get the American buffalo wings with hot sauce and ranch, hitting just the right notes on sweet, crispy, sticky and spice, it’s purely eclectic!
Location: 10 O’ Connell Street, North Adelaide SA 5006
GYOZA GYOZA (Adelaide)
Featuring a riveting and traditional Japanese menu with a modern twist, the colourful Gyoza Gyoza is a place to keep in mind when on the prowl for crispy poultry. Gyoza Gyoza specialises in smaller deep fried chicken ribs adorned in classic condiments of honey-soy sauce and Japanese peppers, as well as crunchy deep fried chicken bites with miso mustard. Delicious and authentic, this place will keep your taste buds happy and highly wired.
Location: 95- 97 Gouger Street, Adelaide SA 5000
If you’re after some good old fashioned pub grub but don’t want to skimp out on quality, Nola’s is the place for you. This American-style bar not only offers mouth-watering chicken, but 16 different kinds of beer on rotating taps. Not to mention a very generous list of American and Australian whiskey and cocktails. Chicken on savoury sweet waffles with maple bacon is the easy crowd favourite! Nola instantly satiates all the senses, you’ll walk away maybe a bit regretful, but for all intents and purposes, content.
Location: 28 Vardon Avenue, Adelaide SA 5000
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