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Start Dating Adelaide Singles Near You!

As Australia’s fifth largest city, Adelaide is home to many down to earth, interesting singles, but it’s not always so easy to find them. Of course, you can try meeting new people by scouring the city's nightlife, going on blind dates, or trying speed dating, but for those serious about finding love, it's often a frustrating and ineffective strategy. This barrier to meaningful dating is the reason why more and more Adelaideans are choosing dating sites such as EliteSingles. Read on to learn more about how EliteSingles is helping Adelaide singles find love.
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Meet Adelaide Singles with EliteSingles

Home to over 1.2 million residents (and almost as many parks), Adelaide is brimming with thousands of eligible singles. But while you may be dating with the intention of finding a long-term relationship, it can be hard to find a fellow single with the same goal.

Adding another challenge to the mix is being able to connect with new and engaging people with whom you might feel a spark. For Adelaide singles who fall in the over 30 and 40 age brackets, it can be hard to move outside an already established and comfortable friend group. Not to mention that for professional singles, it can be a juggling act just to find time for family and friends in between the demands of work, let alone throw establish new relationships. If this sounds familiar, don’t be discouraged! By signing up with EliteSingles, you’re about to increase your chances of finding a special and significant other dramatically.

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How Our Matchmaking System Works 

EliteSingles understands that finding love is about matching those who are actually compatible - people who share a genuine connection that will spark into something more. We know that you need more in common with a person than the city you live in and we cater to those from all backgrounds and lifestyles. So, whether you’re an Adelaide single searching for exclusive dating, interested in exploring Adelaide’s LGBT scene or want to find singles who are marriage-minded, EliteSingles has you covered.

You may be wondering how we actually match our members and the answer is our smart profiling system and intelligent algorithm. After registering with EliteSingles all members must fill out a thorough personality test based on Costa and McCrae’s Five Factor Model. The questionnaire allows us to get to know you and your personality, as well as your preferences in a partner. Using this information, the algorithm will then work on matching you with compatible Adelaide singles, sending between 3-7 matches per day.

Out in Adelaide: Dating in the City of Churches

After meeting someone online and striking up a conversation, you'll inevitably want to move things to the next step with the all-important first date. Thankfully, Adelaide dating is made easy thanks to a plethora of venues and activities just right for a memorable first date.

The first thing to consider is what would be interesting for not only you but your date as well, with the ultimate aim of creating a relaxing atmosphere in which to get to know each other. Opting for something too romantic might build the date up too much and make you both nervous, but on the flipside, something too casual could give the impression you don’t care. 

You should also choose a venue or activity that will allow you to actually speak to each other. A night at the theatre sounds impressive but would mean less time talking and getting to know one another. If you're stuck for ideas, see below for a list of first date options for discerning Adelaide singles.


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Eating out

South Australia may be the home of FruChocs, but Adelaide’s got more than a few fine-dining treats up its sleeve as well. When it comes to delicious dining, few establishments can compare with Georges on Waymouth. Crisp white tablecloths act like the perfect canvas onto which marvelous modern Mediterranean fare is presented, a joy on the eyes as well as taste buds! If you’re looking for a real taste journey, head to Africola and feast on some African-inspired eats. This trendy spot has a seasonal menu, so even if you’ve been before you’ll find something new to enjoy.

After dark

The Grace Emily Hotel is one of the best-loved pubs in Adelaide. Here you can impress your date at an open-mic night, see fantastic live music or simply settle down before the big hearth for a fireside chat. For the cocktail classes, the Lotus Lounge is the last word in trendy minimalism. The retro-chic decor and garden courtyard makes for a quiet spot to have a weekday drink - or why not enjoy the party vibe on the weekend. Finally, if you’re up for exploration, wander the city laneways until you come across a spot you’re both keen to try.​

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Adventure and entertainment

Daytime dates can be an attractive option if you have the time. For a chilled date, take a picnic to Mount Lofty Botanic Garden and reconnect with nature, wander the trails and check out the sculptures. Alternatively, channel your inner animal-lover at the Adelaide Zoo - home to over 2500 varieties of birds, mammals, and reptiles! And for those with a penchant for wine, incorporate a bit of vino into your date with a trip to Penfolds’ Magill Estate. Set off on a historical tour that takes you on a journey through the estate’s winery and down into its vintage cellar.