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l i smore nimbin+villages guide november 2012


lismore nimbin+villages guide

restaurants

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The cosmopolitan culture of Lismore, Nimbin and surrounding villages has

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banzai japanese restaurant 02 6621 8881 34 Molesworth St, Lismore Tue-Fri: 12pm-2pm + 5.30pm-9.00pm Sat: 5.30pm-9pm Licensed

spawned an eclectic array of imaginative dining alternatives and fabulous food. Lismore offers everything from award winning wood fired pizzas and traditional Italian fare to innovative

Authentic Japanese cuisine and fresh sushi made to order. Dine in to enjoy the wonderful ambience and river views or take-away. $9.80 lunch specials available.

fire in the belly restaurant & lounge bar 02 6621 4899 109 Dawson St, Lismore Mon-Sat: 5.30pm-late fireinthebelly.com.au

Voted ‘Best Pizza Restaurant’ in Australia. Italian meals & gourmet wood fired pizzas. Takeaway pizza, pasta and house-made dessert.

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organic, vegetarian and contemporary Asian cuisine. Renowned as one of Australia’s largest coffee growing centres and home of the macadamia, the Northern Rivers is also fast developing a reputation as a haven for gourmet regional cuisine. The region produces an abundance of avocadoes, tropical and stone fruits, coffee, blueberries, pecans, herbs and organic produce, finger limes and aniseed myrtle along with beef, pork and a variety of dairy products. Lismore’s award-winning cafes and restaurants make the most of the region’s bounty, incorporating fresh local

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sports club bistro, lismore workers sports club 02 6625 2299 202 Oliver Ave, Goonellabah Mon-Sat: 12pm-2pm + 6pm-8.30pm; Sun: 12pm-2pm + 6pm-8pm lismoreworkers.com.au Licensed

5 Freshly cooked quality meals, daily specials, children’s meals, diverse menu, tasty cooked-toorder dishes and unbeatable value.

indian mumtaj 02 6621 3736 19 Molesworth St, Lismore Mon-Sun: 11.30am-2.30pm Mon-Sat: 4.30pm-9pm Licensed

Tandoori Dishes, very mild to very hot. We cater for vegetarians and vegans. Dine in and takeaway. Pensioner and student discounts.

and organic produce into their menus. Lismore, Nimbin and villages’ many and varied eateries are sure to have something to tempt your taste buds.

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cedar’s bistro & iron bone cookto-order grill, lismore workers club

02 6621 7401 225 - 231 Keen St, Lismore Mon-Sun: 12pm-2pm + Dinner from 6pm lismoreworkers.com.au Licensed

6 Located at Lismore Workers Club, offering affordable family fare in a relaxed atmosphere. Open lunch and dinner 7 days.

mama mia’s & bullbar steakhouse 02 6621 8877 202 Molesworth St, Lismore Tue-Sat: 5.30pm-9pm Licensed + BYO wine only

Delivers outstanding service and an excellent menu with everything from scaloppini to innovative pasta dishes, juicy steaks, signature slow cooked prime ribs and more. Catering for large groups.


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mandarin palace 02 6621 5060 151 Keen St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 11.30am-2pm Sun-Thu: 5pm-10pm Fri-Sat: 5pm-11pm Licensed

Lismore’s favourite Chinese Restaurant. Fast service and a friendly warm ambience. À la carte, banquet or functions. Traditional Chinese cuisine, gluten free and vegetarian meals available.

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miss lizzie’s restaurant, richmond hotel 02 6622 7394 36 Woodlark St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 11.30am-2.30pm Mon-Sat: 5.30pm-9pm richmondhotel.com.au Licensed

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thai satay hut 02 6622 0707 143 Keen St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 11am-2:30pm + 4pm-9pm Sat: 5pm-9pm BYO

The Thai Satay Hut has been serving fresh, spicy, authentic Thai cuisine for over 11 years. Dine in or alfresco.

0414 706 679 75 Keen St, Lismore Tues-Sat: 11am-3pm + 5.30pm-late facebook.com/ trattoriapagotto BYO

Award-winning traditional, homestyle Italian Trattoria specialising in handmade ravioli and pasta. Enjoy our friendly, warm family atmosphere. Bookings recommended.

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11 Miss Lizzie’s is one of Lismore’s best loved restaurants. The funky décor, relaxed atmosphere and well crafted menu make it a Northern Rivers hot spot. Open fire in winter.

trattoria pagotto

the loft restaurant 02 6622 0252 6 Nesbitt Lane, Lismore Wed-Sat: 5pm-late theloftrestaurant.com.au Licensed

Experience The Loft‘s quality a-lacarte dining with a fabulous seasonal menu created by new Chef, Grant Gordon and his team.

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terrace bar, richmond hotel 02 6621 9098 36 Woodlark St, Lismore Mon-Sun: 11.30am-2.30pm + 5.30pm-9.00pm richmondhotel.com.au Licensed

in a scrumptious gift pack of fabulous northern rivers treats...

12 Terrace Bar offers “premium economy” dining in an open air setting. Enjoy a drink on the balcony or adjourn to the lounge area for a cocktail or just a coffee.

tommy’s tavern 02 6622 4288 75 Molesworth St, Lismore Mon-Sat: 12pm-2.30pm Mon-Thu: 5.30pm-8pm Fri-Sat: 5.30-9pm tommys.com.au Licensed

Combine delectable modern cuisine with a chic contemporary ambience and a well stocked winelist and you have Lismore’s favourite venue for wining and dining.

from... lismore visitor information centre cnr ballina road & molesworth street, lismore, nsw, 2480 02 6626 0100 or 1300 369 795 visitlismore.com.au nimbin visitor information centre 46 cullen street, nimbin, nsw, 2480 02 6689 1388 visitnimbin.com.au


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the bank café 02 6622 6100 67 Molesworth St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 8am-4.30pm Sat-Sun: 8am-2ish BYO

Modern cafe dining in a retro setting in a century old bank. All day breakfast and lunch, boutique Veneziano coffee, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options and in-house cakes. Original vintage posters for sale.

02 6621 7401 225-231 Keen St, Lismore Reflections Mon-Fri: 8.30am-Close Sat: 9.30am-Close Sun: 9am-Close Coffee Patch: Mon-Sun: 8.30-Close lismoreworkers.com.au Licensed

Enjoy a fresh brewed premium coffee along with a tempting selection of light snacks, sandwiches, delicious cakes or your favourite beer and wine.

02 6622 6556 36 Carrington St, Lismore Mon–Fri: 7.30am-5pm; Sat: 8am-3pm Licensed

02 6622 6044 Cnr of Brewster & Uralba Sts, Lismore Mon-Wed & Fri: 7.30am-6pm Thu: 7.30am-8pm Sat: 7.30am-5pm Sun: 8am-4.30pm Not Licensed

Located at Lismore Shopping Square. Experience our friendly service. Come and enjoy lunch or a snack and relax with a coffee, tea or refreshing drink from our large selection on offer.

goanna bakery & café 02 6622 2629 171 Keen St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 8am-5.30pm Sat: 8am-3pm Sun: 8.30am-3pm goannabakery.com.au BYO

All cakes, pastries, tarts and our famous muffins made daily by our pastry chef, plus the best coffee and fresh handmade food served in a vibrant friendly atmosphere.

henry’s bakery café 02 6621 7035 87 Keen St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 7am-5.30pm Sat: 7am-2.30pm Sun: 7am-1.30pm

For the largest range of quality breads, cakes and pastries on the North Coast, plus light meals in our café.

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21 Goanna Bakery produces a large range of organic sourdough breads. The café specialises in organic, gluten free and vegan gourmet foods.

howard’s delicatessen, café and butchery 02 6621 9779 106 Keen St, Lismore Mon-Wed: 7.30am-5pm; Thu-Fri: 7.30am to 6ish; Sat: 7.30am-2pm; howardsdeli.com.au Licensed

Delicious handmade meals and snacks, locally produced Australian coffee, quality meat and cheeses and Howard’s own brand of gourmet food products in a stylish Continental deli setting.

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dragonfly café

gloria jean’s, lismore square

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coffee patch & reflections café bar, lismore workers club

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gossips café 02 6621 9001 210 Molesworth St, Lismore Mon-Sat 12pm-2pm + 6pm-8pm Licensed

Contemporary Australian Cuisine with a touch of exotic Asian Flavour. Offering alfresco dining at its best. Enjoy a meal or coffee with friends under the sails in the courtyard

la baracca espresso bar and trattoria 02 6622 7980 29 Keen St, Lismore Mon-Thu: 7am-5.30pm Fri: 7am-late Sat: 8am-3pm + 6pm-late labaracca.com.au Licensed

Award winning café/ restaurant with modern Australian/ Italian cuisine. Amazing coffee, extensive winelist and friendly staff. Experience the difference.


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lismore pie cart 02 6622 2946 11 Magellan St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 6.30am-5pm Sat: 7am-2pm Not Licensed

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luv a coffee

02 6622 3233 44 Carrington St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 7.30am-5pm Sat: 7.30am-3pm Sun: 8am-3pm BYO

Lismore’s iconic Pie Cart offers a wide variety of homestyle pies baked on the premises with mashed potatoes, mushy peas and gravy. Eat at sidewalk tables or take away.

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peppertree kitchen 02 6622 0180 70 Magellan St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 9am-3.30pm Not Licensed

A cosy café serving fresh home cooked morning and afternoon teas, conveniently located in the rear of Pepper Tree Kitchen quality kitchen and homewares store. Cooking classes available.

the coffee club, lismore square 02 6622 5926 Cnr of Brewster & Uralba Sts, Lismore Sun: 8am-2pm (closes at 3.30 on Market Sunday) Not Licensed

02 6689 0375 53 Cullen St, Nimbin Sat-Thu: 12pm-3pm + 6pm-8pm Fri: 12pm-3pm + 6pm-8.30pm Licensed

Quality Australian cuisine with daily specials, a seasonal menu, and always something delicious. Locally sourced produce. Vegetarian and vegan options. Dine outdoors or indoors in the airconditioning.

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27 For a great experience come to Luv a Coffee, an establishment that offers fantastic cuisine and a relaxed atmosphere.

hummingbird bistro, nimbin hotel

Located at Lismore Shopping Square. Offering ‘All Day Breakfast’ selection, open grills, light meals and excellent coffee. Come and enjoy our award winning service.

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mecca café 02 6621 3901 80 Magellan St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 6.30am-5pm; Sat-Sun: 6.30am-2pm Licensed

Modern Australian food. A licensed café offering indoor or outdoor dining situated right in the heart of Lismore.

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02 6621 3141 104 Keen St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 10.30am-3pm Sat: 10.30am-1.30pm Not Licensed

Delicious Tokyo style lunches. Sushi, ramen, soba, udon, sashimi, bento boxes, edamame, karaage, kakiage, okonomiyaki and more. Selection of teas and coffee.

lismore visitor information centre cnr ballina road & molesworth street, lismore, nsw, 2480 02 6626 0100 or 1300 369 795 visitlismore.com.au nimbin visitor information centre 46 cullen street, nimbin, nsw, 2480 02 6689 1388 visitnimbin.com.au


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clunes local 02 6629 1340 33 Main St, Clunes Mon-Fri: 7am-3.30pm Sat-Sun: 8am-3pm Licensed

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eltham hotel and restaurant 02 6629 1217 441 Eltham Rd, Eltham Mon-Sun: 12pm-3pm + 6pm-9pm elthampub.com.au Licensed

Clunes Local prides itself on friendly and personalised service. Offering great Bellaroma Coffee with a large range of cakes and slices with a strong emphasis on gluten free.

eltham valley pantry 02 6629 1418 713 Boatharbour Rd, Eltham Tues-Fri: 10am-3pm; Sat-Sun: 9am-4pm. Breakfast ‘til 11am and lunch from 12pm-2pm elthamvalley.com.au Licensed + BYO wine only

Café/Restaurant situated in a pecan orchard. Breakfast or lunch available; alfresco dining. Homemade cakes and freshly roasted coffee. Family friendly, bookings recommended.

33 Take a drive in the countryside! Quaint, country pub in the hinterland, 10 mins from Lismore. Enjoy live music and a mix of modern Australian dishes under the graceful Jacarandas.

mayfields restaurant @ dunoon sports and recreation club 02 6689 5469 James St, Dunoon Wed-Sat: 6pm-8.30pm Licensed

the channon tavern 02 6688 6522 51 Terania St, The Channon Mon-Sun: 12pm-2pm Wed-Sun: 6pm-8pm thechannontavern. com.au Licensed

Enjoy the charm of this early 20th century butter factory. Relax with a drink and meal from blackboard menu. Pizzas available MonWed. Open for lunch 7 days during School Holidays only. Bookings essential. Courtesy Bus available pre-booked.

35 Sumptuous menu offers something for everyone - including vegetarians and gluten intolerant. Dine inside or alfresco on our large timber deck. Children’s play area.

the wren’s rest café-galleryrestaurant, minyon falls 02 6688 2361 Minyon Falls Rd, Minyon Falls Wed-Sun: 11am-late afternoon thewrensrestminyonfalls. com.au BYO

more? lismore visitor information centre cnr ballina road & molesworth street, lismore, nsw, 2480 02 6626 0100 or 1300 369 795 visitlismore.com.au nimbin visitor information centre 46 cullen street, nimbin, nsw, 2480 02 6689 1388 visitnimbin.com.au

Adventure begins on the edge. Plunge into fine food, rainforest coffee and discover the abstract of bronze and glass at Minyon Falls.


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21 Howard’s Delicatessen, Café and Butchery

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22 La Baracca Espresso Bar and Trattoria 23 Lismore Pie Cart

25 Mecca Cafe 26 Peppertree Kitchen

nimbin 29 Hummingbird Bistro, Nimbin Hotel

27 The Coffee Club 28 4 Zen Sushi

33 Mayfields Restaurant @ Dunoon Sports and Recreation Club 34 The Channon Tavern

villages 30 Clunes Local 31 Eltham Hotel and Restaurant 32 Eltham Valley Pantry

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For more information...

lismore visitor information centre cnr ballina rd & molesworth st, lismore, nsw, 2480 02 6626 0100 or 1300 369 795

visitlismore.com.au nimbin visitor information centre 46 cullen st, nimbin, nsw, 2480 02 6689 1388

visitnimbin.com.au

Lismore Dining Guide  

A guide to the restaurants and cafes of Lismore