If you’ve been to Bowden, you’ll understand why residents and visitors quickly fall in love with this place and return time and again to enjoy the shops, restaurants, services and great community feel here. There’s so much on offer here that residents have everything they need to enjoy a brilliant quality of life.
Getting to Bowden
It’s always refreshing when it’s easy to get somewhere. Bowden has great transport links. Not only can you quickly and easily drive here from a variety of locations, the public transport means that you don’t even need a car to experience the best of the area. The train station is a short walk from the main services and has regular arrivals and departures, buses are plentiful and reliable – and there’s a free tram from the Adelaide Entertainment Centre direct to the city!
If you like eating out, there’s something for everyone in Bowden. From the quirkiness of Loose Caboose where you can have the best brekkie in town, to the amazing Red House Café which is situated within the old North Adelaide Railway station, food and coffee in this area is second to none. Get stocked up on health and fresh veggies at Beach Organics, newly opened at Plant 4.
Fans of fresh air will love the parks and leisure spaces that Bowden offers. You can enjoy the numerous parks which have been expertly designed by top landscape architects and are packed full of interesting fact boards and art pieces. Take a bike on the cycle tracks, or chuck a ball about on one of the basketball courts or well maintained ovals.
There’s a real sense of community in Bowden. From social groups to art organisations, you’ll be amazed at the amount of gatherings going on. There’s also a community garden which is cared for and looked after by organized rotas of local residents.
Meeting Spots To Enjoy
If you’re meeting a friend in Bowden, you’ll be spoilt for choice. You can enjoy a whole variety of venues – choose to take in some live music at The Gov with pizza and beer, or get tickets to one of the hottest concerts at Adelaide Entertainment Centre. Alternatively, you could just book a table at a local restaurant or café to catch up quietly.
Sometimes finding a parking spot can take you hours in a busy city centre. In Bowden, the parking is good value and easy to find meaning you can get on with your day without wasting time.