Second-hand Furniture: Adelaide's Best Vintage Homeware Shops
Celebrating vintage, pre-loved, too-good-to-throw-away bargains galore with the best second-hand furniture stores in Adelaide.
They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Understandably, vintage and second-hand shopping can be a bit of a mission, sifting through items throughout the eras that you wouldn’t dream of having in your house - but when you find that perfect item, it’s all worth it.
Join us for a rummage through Adelaide’s best second-hand furniture stores that would make a first-time buyer or seasoned vintage vulture proud. Go forth and shop!
Step into the world of timeless cool at The Retro Room. This vintage haven has earned its stripes as one of Adelaide's best second-hand furniture stores, even getting a nod from Russh magazine. They specialise in mid-century and retro furniture and objects, making it a paradise for those who love all things vintage. With their carefully curated collection, leaving empty-handed might be the real challenge. Swing by and snag some chic and unique finds that'll give your space that extra dash of character.
37 East Terrace, Adelaide
Parkers Secondhand Goods Warehouse
It’s likely you’ll find what you’re looking for at Parker's Secondhand Goods Warehouse. Their sprawling warehouse houses a treasure trove of second-hand furniture, including some gorgeous and one-of-a-kind antique pieces. Set aside some leisurely browsing time, and don't forget to bring a roomy vehicle to haul your newfound treasures back home. It's a furniture-finding adventure – happy hunting!
47A Hampton Road, Keswick
If your Pintrest board is packed with beautiful, authentic mid-century furniture, then get yourself along to Realm Vintage where all of your vintage dreams will come true. You’ll find classic daybeds, restored armchairs and dining chairs to boot, alongside décor, garden furnishings, rugs, and everything in between.
160a Magill Road, Norwood
Prospect Road never fails to deliver the goods, and neither does Mcglashan Bros quality second hand furniture. Family owned and operated since 1957, they have a sharp eye for quality furniture including antique and vintage, and keep their website regularly updated with their latest haul of bookcases, buffets and chests, tables, chairs and everything else if you are unable to browse their shop in person.
136 Prospect Road, Prospect
Trashville is a vintage-lovers paradise and the perfect stop off on your way to the beautiful Semaphore Beach. You’re guaranteed to find something you need, something you don’t need, and possibly something you have no idea what it even is - but just buy it anyway because it's beautiful.
115a Semaphore Road, Semaphore
Find yourself a new project in a worn-out chaise lounge, a new centrepiece for your bookshelf or perhaps some absolute bargain vinyl records to dance around the room to at the wonder cavern that is Hindmarsh Disposals. Prices are negotiable for cash, card or on quantity purchases, meaning you should definitely buy more than less. They also have an adorable store cat who steals the show in most of their Instagram photos.
179 Port Road, Hindmarsh
My Modern Nest
When it comes to interiors and fashion, the 70s have come back in a big way and we absolutely love it! Take a trip back in time at one of the best second-hand furniture stores in Adelaide, with the stylish finds of My Modern Nest and see the wooden framed chairs, hairpin legged side tables and tableware for yourself.
20 Smith Street, Thebarton
Transforming their space from a Bowden store, into what can only be described as a classic French provincial home that time forgot, Vintage Carousel’s finds are set out in an absolutely stunning and inspirational way that can’t be ignored. Perfectly located, this is one second-hand furniture shop to pop into before you head over to Plant4 for a snack and a drink.
Currently an online store
Old Mother’s Cupboard
One person may see a mish-mash of random items but we see each pre-loved piece at Old Mother's Cupboard. They’ve found a new home since the iconic Fisherman’s Wharf Market closed down, and it’s packed full of some of the finest vintage and mid-century storage, soft furnishings, décor and kitchenware in town!
215 Torrens Road, Croydon
Oldfield's Antique Market
For second-hand furniture, you can't look past Oldfield's Antique Markets for some of the most unique vintage homewares in Adelaide. Victorian and Art Deco antiques are in abundance in this family-owned, 1000 square metre showroom. So, if you're an antique lover looking for something with a point of difference from the rest, an art deco collector in search of your latest treat, or you're in your funky retro era and need a piece of furniture to make your collection complete, Oldfield's is here to cater to every need.
1-9 Woolnough Road, Semaphore
The Auction Rooms
Fancy a bit of excitement with your treasure hunting? Get your adrenalin pumping at an auction house! Auctions may not be the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of shopping for second-hand furniture in Adelaide, but perhaps it’s time for that to change. The ever-changing array of goods, the opportunity to get something pretty pricy for an absolute bargain and a fun day out all in one, The Auction Rooms should be at the top of your vintage shopping list.
22 Hindmarsh Avenue, Welland
The Buyer’s Market
Family ran since 1989, The Buyer’s Market constantly outdo themselves when it comes to quality, making them one of the best second-hand furniture stores in Adelaide. Antiques to contemporary, Chinese ancestral to bric-a-brac, you can find pieces to suit every style for every room of the house.
447 Magill Road, St Morris