A Guide to Goodwood

By: Brennan Leonard


Goodwood is a beautiful Australian suburb, which is located 2km south of the city of Adelaide. It is currently home to just under 3,000 residents. The area has a good selection of shops, restaurants, and amenities. This article provides some top tips on things to do, and where to eat, drink, and sleep when you are visiting Goodwood.

Food and Drink

Goodwood has several dining options to suit all tastes and budgets. Most of the food establishments are located on Goodwood Road. Boulangerie Fresh Bakers, Whisk Patissiere, and Goodwood Bakehouse are all good places to pick up delicious sweet treats. There are currently 14 different cafes, restaurants and takeaway services in the area, which serve up cuisine from all around the world. Popular restaurants include the Korea Restaurant, the Vietnam Gourmet Restaurant, and the Balti House, which has delicious British style Indian cuisine.

There are plenty of well stocked supermarkets, grocery stores, and newsagents in the area.

Shopping

Goodwood has a whole host of local shops that will sell everything you need during your stay. There are also a number of banks and ATM's conveniently located in and around the area. Levant Natures Fashion has a selection of women's contemporary fashion, natural and recycled jewellery, and chemical free cosmetics. It is located on 131 Goodwood Street, and it is open from Tuesday - Saturday. Lagoona Home Gifts For You has a selection of decorative items, and a whole host of products that are suitable as holiday gifts for friends and family. Other shops include a model airplane shop, a fancy dress costume store, and an antique and collectables store.

Schools

Goodwood Primary School is the only school currently located within Goodwood. It is a relatively small school which is community orientated, and it promotes parent participation. Goodwood Primary School has a curriculum program that covers all of the major subject areas, although it specializes in languages, the arts and physical education.

There are afterschool classes, special events, and programmes designed for children and teenagers of all ages. You can find details on these events by looking in local magazines and newspapers, on local notice boards, and by searching online.

Health, Medical and Dental

There is a huge selection of health, medical, and dental services located within the suburbs. Residents and visitors will have easy access to a selection of dentists, chiropractors, doctors, food specialists, massage therapists, and skin care clinics. Many of which have websites where you can view details of the services that they offer, along with their contact details. Goodwood Day and Night Chemart is the place to pick up medical prescriptions.

Accommodation

There are several small accommodation options located within Goodwood, and plenty more options situated within several miles of the suburb's boundaries. Rose Garden Villa is a beautiful and relaxing bed and Breakfast on Albert Street in Goodwood. Goodwood Park Hotel is a larger residency, which also has a restaurant and bar. More accommodation options can be found by searching online.

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Goodwood has a large number of retail, entertainment, professional and trade shops and services. Most of these businesses are owned by independent businessmen. Visit this website to get more information.

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