Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2018
Feb. 15, 2019
Jun. 29, 2018
Jun. 27, 2018
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]        
Entity Registrant Name ADIAL PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.      
Entity Central Index Key 0001513525      
Trading Symbol ADIL      
Amendment Flag false      
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31      
Document Type 10-K      
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2018      
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY      
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018      
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No      
Entity Voluntary Filers No      
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes      
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer      
Entity Shell Company false      
Entity Ex Transition Period false      
Entity Small Business true      
Entity Emerging Growth Company true      
Entity Public Float     $ 15,034,564 $ 15,034,564
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   7,228,993