Cafe Outside The Square

Exquisite hidden gem with versatile spaces

Contact us now for your Christmas Function! It’s a great feeling to know that hosting your Christmas Party in an amazing venue, is also benefiting the less fortunate. Cheers to that!

Cafe Outside the Square is first and foremost a community Café – offering a quality menu and great place to meet, eat, work and play in the Adelaide CBD. Come enjoy our locally-focused menu and, of course, quality coffee!

We also happily offer an array of flexible spaces for your next function or event, including a Boardroom style meeting room with all facilities, as well as a larger open plan area that can sit/stand up to 100 people. The whole venue can be booked by request for up to 150 people.

In addition to our spaces we are able to offer offsite catering options for all styles of event.

Our business is a little different from most venues, with our 100% ‘not for profit’ business model redefining “pay it forward”, in order to support those less fortunate in our community.

Visit our website and click on Functions/Catering to find out more about our spaces available, and catering options.

Function Room Capacities


Cocktail: 100
Sit down: 80
Theatre Style: 100
Boardroom: 40
U-Shape: 40


Cocktail: N/A
Sit down: 12
Theatre Style: 12
Boardroom: 12
U-Shape: N/A

Entire Venue

Cocktail: 160
Sit down: 120
Theatre Style: N/A
Boardroom: N/A
U-Shape: N/A
  • Break out area
  • Family / Kids Friendly
  • Natural light
  • Presentation AV facilities
  • Private toilets
  • Wheel chair access
  • Wireless Internet

2 thankyou notes

  1. From: Kelly S
    Sent: Monday, 27 July 2020 11:45 AM
    To: Michael Chalmers
    Subject: THANK YOU

    Hi Mike,

    I just wanted to email you to thank and congratulate your staff and venue.

    Our party on Saturday night went off without a hitch, staff were professional, the food was absolutely fabulous and we all had a fantastic time.

    Previous to my nursing/researcher days I worked as a chef (don’t even ask how you transition from Chef to Nurse/Researcher), my parents owned many hotels around Adelaide and the greater SA regions, I have grown up in hospitality, I have friends who own restaurants and the service and food provided to us on Saturday was better than I have had at similar events at venues like Ayre’s House, D’Arenberg Cube, Botanic Gardens, The Boat House, Adelaide Convention/Entertainment Centres and many other venues that would be considered Adelaide’s premium food and service providers!

    Many of my guests commented and said the same! The service and food provided was well above the $19 a head cost, and what I expected for such an affordable price! This is a credit to Paul and his kitchen staff!!!

    I could not fault a single thing, staff were approachable, confident, helpful, kind, courteous and able to have a good laugh with us!!!!

    The venue was perfect and accommodated our group perfectly!

    So from my family to all the staff at Cafe Outside The Square – thank you!!!!! You should be proud to be part of such an amazing organisation and provide what I would truly consider first class service!!!

    I look forward to recommending you to everyone I know.

    Many thanks again,

    Kelly, Tim and Adele S

  2. WOW..

    A big THANK YOU to the amazing staff at Cafe outside the square, you went above & beyond today.
    The food was fantastic, the coffee was amazing & we all had a fabulous time!

    Thank you 🙂

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34 Whitmore Square
Adelaide SA 5000
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