Through our ten days trip in Adelaide, we visited Hahndorf twice because there were so much to see and do at the oldest surviving German settlement in Australia. We spent one day visiting the Hahndorf Farm Barn, and another day roaming the main street.
It was only about 30 minutes drive away from Adelaide but I wouldn’t recommend you visit this town over the weekends (difficult to find parking lots)! So go during the weekdays to avoid the crowd.
The first place we set our foot on was the oh-so-famous CHOCOLATE @ N°5.
You can satisfy your appetite at an excellent selection of restaurants, cafes, pubs and bakeries – many serving traditional German fare. We were spoilt for choices and were contemplating whether to first stop by the Hahndorf Inn or the CHOCOLATE @ N°5. After much hesitation, we chose the later. Alright, I needed to fix my chocolate craving.
After a dose of rich and satisfying chocolate feed, we were too full for German cuisine, so we went for a walk down the main street before ending our day at Hahndorf Inn.
These macarons are selling 3 for AUD 10. Slightly more expensive than those at the Grange Jetty Cafe but not as yummy. Grange Jetty Cafe still serves the BEST macarons! I’m not exaggerating any bit.
The overall ambience of Hahndorf, Adelaide may best be described by a German word for which there is no translation – Gemutlichkeit!!