Outdoor,photography,coffee, nature, food and culture lover; seeker of life's simple pleasures.
Published April 26th 2015
Spend a day in Hyde Park, walk, dine, shop and relax
Situated only a few minutes drive or a short walk through King William Street towards the South; lies a leafy, classy and lively suburb.
So why not bring the kids, a date or a friend and spend a day in Hyde Park!
Walk through the historic Victoria Avenue and wake up your senses, admire the robust trees and some of South Australia's most beautiful residences.
Heywood park At the end of Victoria Avenue; turn right to Northgate street and you will find Heywood park, this evergreen patch's got it all: a playground, picnic areas, huge trunk benches to sit and relax, and it is dog friendly too.
Fresh pies, pasties, cakes and quality coffee served in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.
For those after a healthier start to the day or vegetarian options cross the road to Paleo Cafe or Zahr Mezze for a traditional Lebanese breakfast or brunch.
To help you tackle some things off your to do list; Kind William Road offers a variety of services: Australia Post,Extra newsagency,Flight centre,Phil Hoffman travel,Health partners optical,Chemist King,Hyde park Dental care,Toop and Toop Real Estate,Medical and Chiropractic centre andEuride Mega Bike amongst others.
For those wanting an afternoon of pampering; there are several wellness centres to make you look and feel great, so why not book a massage at Endota Spa, get a haircut at Yots hair or Christos on Kind William, enjoy a session at Swiss Wellness and natural health spa or stretch your entire body at Exhale Yoga.
King William Road has some really nice boutiques and home ware stores to do some window shopping or buy a few original items for home or a special occasion: El Cabello,Liza Emanuele boutique,The Body Shop,Wheel and Barrow,Market Import and Empress gifts and home wares to name a few.
By Blackbird afternoon tea or coffee After all that walking and shopping recharge with a good cuppa and fresh made pastries and cakes, their glass front will allow you to simply sit back and watch the world go by.
Faraja, Melt, Antica Pizzeria,Parisis, Giwa Korean,Raj on Taj and The Pot food and wine are some highly recommended options for a romantic dinner.
If the day has juiced your energy and you would rather sit at home with a movie and a cheese platter head to Bottega Rotolo, where you can find great gourmet products, wine and cheeses to help you create a grazing platter.
Spats coffee, Hyde Park Tavern, For those wanting to linger, get a drink or have an extended date.