Clarion Hotel Soho
264 Flinders Street
Adelaide, SA 5000
Phone: (61) 8 84125600
Fax: (61) 8 84125611
264 Flinders Street, Adelaide, SA, AU, 5000
- Phone: (61) 8 84125600
- Fax: (61) 8 84125611
Metal and Stone is a new gallery displaying unique contemporary jewelery handcrafted by Richard Ivey and five other Australian gold and silversmiths. Stocking a range of quality loose stones including opal, Broome pearls, Australian colored diamonds and sapphires. You can choose to purchase one of their beautiful finished pieces, or you may select a stone and have it made up to your individual design. This is not your average jewelery store. Here, you will find something tasteful, truly original and very Australian : a perfect gift for someone very special. Purchased items can be gift-wrapped and mailed anywhere in the world.
Found on the first floor just off Adelaide's central shopping mall SA Hobby Centre is the largest hobby store in South Australia. Large quantities of die-cast figurines both military and fantasy styles are catered for. Construction model kits in wood and plastic incorporating final designs of model cars, trains, boats and military vehicles of all descriptions. In addition military books and videos are also for sale. Non-stocked items can be searched for, requested and ordered by the friendly and experienced team on hand. Modeling materials are always stocked and well ranged including the essentials for construction and real-life diorama painting.
Are you ever afraid of giving a gift that has already been received? Banish that fear by purchasing an exquisite and unusual item from the store that is a whole lot classier than its name would suggest. Choose a flower shaped lamp, a bottle of color changing nail polish, a sparkling silver cushion cover or a picture frame that resembles a half opened tin of sardines. There is also a range of stylish bags, beautiful jewelery and unique greeting cards.
All that glitters is definitely not gold: in some cases it is silver! Dazzling in-store design impresses from the outset with cracked mirror mosaic patterns covering the walls enhancing the large display cases of solid sterling silver fine jewelery. Ranging in price, the casual and serious buyer will not be disappointed with the massive range and variety on hand. Select from a tremendous collection of rings, costume jewelery, necklaces and earrings. Helpful staff can assist with your selection and are all part of the positive shopping experience.
Mindfield Books located on the main cafe and restaurant strip in central Adelaide is perfectly situated for a leisurely browse. Late night trading all week make this a perfect post-dinner pre-coffee attraction. It is easy to find your way around to your particular interests and you can expect to find copies of books that may be harder to find in the mainstream chain book shops. Extensive search capabilities are available with quick turnaround time on requested titles. An ambiance of intellectual curiosity pervades this attractive book outlet.
An institution for camping buffs, Paddy Pallin is a wholly Australian-owned business with over 70 years trading experience. A vigorous supporter of the environment, Paddy's is the place to go for everything from light bush-walking accessories to hard-core tents, sleeping bags and trekking boots. The staff includes outdoor enthusiasts with specialist training in the equipment they sell. Expert advice is available on footwear, camping gear, rucksacks, climbing equipment and more. The store has a good range of travel books as well. Also check out Thor Travel - the adventure travel agent upstairs from Paddy Pallin. Call ahead for more details.
The Snow and Surf company represents the ultimate in equipment and fashion. Select from some of the best surfboards, body boards, wetsuits, skis and snowboards, or browse through the clothes, shoes, sunglasses, hats, bathers and watches. The store also stocks a good range of skateboards and accessories. The staff who understands the buzz only extreme sports can offer are always happy to help and explain. While you are there, wander through to the adjoining Flinders Camping for all your hiking and camping needs.
Not only does Annapurna sell an impressive range of hiking and camping gear, they carry the latest in outdoor fashion as well. This is the shop for nature enthusiasts with both style and substance. Footwear, backpacks, day-packs, thermal clothing, gloves and hats,Annapurna has all this and much, much more. Situated in Adelaide's social hub, Annapurna represents the best of the great outdoors in the heart of the city.
As well as carrying one of the most comprehensive ranges of outdoor equipment and clothing available, all profits from the store are fed back into the Scouts. Shopping at Scout Outdoor Centre offers you quality, value and the chance to contribute to a worthy cause. Choose from tents, boots, sleeping bags, swags, rucksacks, camp food and cooking equipment, and even canoes. The store also boasts a fine selection of books, magazines and maps. Climb upstairs to check out Perugrine Travel and Venture Corporate Recharge for professional inspiration.
With a long-standing reputation as one of Adelaide's best cycle suppliers, this store certainly has everything the cyclist could ever need. Their comprehensive range includes racing cycles, mountain bikes, BMX, freestyle, scooters and children bicycles. Top brands including Giant, Diamond Back, Shogun, Repco and Malvern Star. Accessories include helmets, hats, sunglasses, watches, bells, bottles and shoes. There is also an extensive range of cycle clothing by Giro, Bell, Look, Oakley, Cateye, Netti, Polar and more. Informed, helpful service and a large range of spare parts, complete the package.
Put your skills and imagination together to create something beautiful using the extensive range of art materials available at Eckersley's. Fine art and student paints, canvas, folios, specialty papers, craft and sculpture supplies, books, videos and more. There is a broad spectrum of colors and textures to stimulate a multitude of new ideas. Catering to the professional artist, the successful amateur, and the creatively-challenged, they hold regular workshops which are listed on their website. Book in for a workshop, or simply hire an easel for your next painting expedition.
This is the place to shop for the serious jogger. Owned and managed by runners, the Joggers World staff can help you find the shoe that suits both your style of running and your type of foot. Along with their running and walking expertise, Joggers World specializes in tennis, netball and aerobics. They have the absolute best in high-performance shoes, socks and footwear accessories, plus a wide range of sports clothing. The store also offers discounted prices for cash.