Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
Mar. 22, 2021
Jun. 30, 2020
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name ADIAL PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001513525    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2020    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company true    
Entity Ex Transition Period false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   17,269,877  
Entity File Number 001-3823    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Public Float     $ 14,669,240