dining september 2018
the bank café 02 6622 6100 67 Molesworth St, Lismore Open 7 days 7:30am-3:30pm Friday Nights: 3:30pm-9pm thebankcafe.com.au Licensed
The cosmopolitan culture of Lismore, Nimbin and surrounding villages has spawned an eclectic array of imaginative dining alternatives and fabulous food. Lismore offers everything from award winning wood fired pizzas, innovative organic, vegetarian, contemporary Asian
Dine in a century old bank. All-day breakfast, specialty coffee, fresh & local produce, best burgers in town, vegetarian & vegan options, live music Friday nights, craft beers & wine, large groups & venue hire, menu online.
and modern Australian 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 lemon 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
02 6622 6575 114 Keen St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 6am-4pm Sat: 6am-1:30pm benchtopespresso.com.au Not licensed
Benchtop Espresso is a boutique cafe offering a wide range of speciality coffees and teas, middle eastern cuisine, and a funky, retro atmosphere.
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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blue kitchen gourmet foods, cafe and catering 02 6622 7192 Shop 1 Windmill Grove Complex, 107 Wilson St, South Lismore Mon-Fri: 6.30am-3pm Sat: Breakfast and Brunch bluekitchen.com.au
BLUE kitchen is the heart of Lismore’s Cafe Culture, serving the best coffee. Its award winning kitchen produces sweet treats, cakes and pastries as well as delectable meals & snacks. Great food, great coffee, great service... “Head on down to the South side of town”.
02 6622 5969 24 Carrington St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 5.30am-5pm Sat: 5.30am-1pm cafecappello.com.au Licensed
The taste of Northern Italy. Boasting traditional Italian cuisine and masterful coffee you will love the Italian fiesta feel. Open for breakfast & lunch and on the last Friday of each month for dinner and live music.
the coffee club, lismore square 02 6622 5926 Lismore Square, Cnr Brewster & Uralba Sts, Lismore Mon-Wed, Fri: 8am-5pm Thu: 8am-7pm, Sat: 8.30am-4pm, Sun: 8.30am-3pm coffeeclub.com.au/lismore Not licensed
Located at Lismore Shopping Square. Offering ‘all day breakfast’ selection, open grills, light meals and excellent coffee. Come and enjoy our award winning service.
6 coffee patch & Enjoy a fresh reflections café bar, brewed premium lismore workers coffee along 02 6621 7401 225-231 Keen St, Lismore Coffee Patch Mon-Sun: 8.30am-close Reflections Mon-Fri: 8.30am-close Sat-Sun: 9.30am-close lismoreworkers.com.au Licensed
with a tempting selection of light snacks, sandwiches, delicious cakes or your favourite beer and wine. Reflections pizza night Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
coffee shots 02 6621 4818 6/106 Molesworth St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 7am-3.30pm Sat: 7am-12.30pm facebook.com/ coffeeshots. lismorearcade
The place to come if you’re looking for homemade food. Quiches, lasagne and very yummy homemade cakes, best lemon meringue in town.
02 6622 6044 Lismore Square, Cnr Brewster & Uralba Sts, Lismore Mon-Wed: 7am-6pm Thurs: 7am-8pm Fri: 7am-6pm Sat: 7am-5pm Sun: 8am-5pm gloriajeanscoffees.com.au Not licensed
dragonfly café 02 6622 6556 36 Carrington St, Lismore facebook.com/ dragonflylismore Mon-Fri: 7am-5pm Sat: 7am-3pm Sun: 7.30am-2pm Licensed
the garden plate
02 6622 5160 86 Magellan St, Lismore facebook.com/pg/ thegardenplate Mon-Fri: 7.30am-4pm
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 henrysbakery.com.au 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.
Visit us for the largest range of quality breads, cakes and pastries on the North Coast, plus light meals in our café.
12 Wholesome vegan and vegetarian food with flair and catering for special dietary requirements. Fresh salads, savoury treats, cakes, muffins and other sweet treats. Fresh cold pressed juices and Blackstar fairtrade coffee.
lismore pie cart 02 6622 2946 11 Magellan St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 6.30am-5pm Sat: 7am-2pm Not licensed
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.
mecca café 02 6621 3901 80 Magellan St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 6.30am-5pm Sat & Sun: 6.30am-2pm facebook.com/ themeccacafe Licensed
Take a trip down memory lane in the oldest café in town (est 1928). A licensed café offering indoor or outdoor dining right in the heart of Lismore CBD.
rous hotel café 02 6621 5044 44 Keen St, Lismore Lunch: Mon-Fri: 10am-2pm Sat: 11am-2pm Sun: 11am-2pm
The perfect spot to enjoy a meal with friends, lunchtime catch ups, cake and coffee or a modern pub dinner.
Dinner: Tues-Sat: 6-9pm Licensed
slate (gallery) café 0411 888 852 Lismore Regional Gallery, 11 Rural St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm Sat-Sun: 9am-4pm Licensed
Nestled in the Regional Gallery, complimenting the peaceful ambience of the Lismore Quad. Breakfast and lunch menus, sweet treats, amazing smoothies and more. Group catering for functions in the café, the Gallery or the Quad.
banzai japanese restaurant 02 6621 8881 34 Molesworth St, Lismore Tue-Fri: 12pm-2pm + 5.30pm-9pm Sat: 5.30pm-9pm banzailismore.com.au Licensed
earth oven wood fired pizza
Authentic Japanese cuisine and fresh sushi made to order. Dine in and enjoy the wonderful ambience and river views or take-away. Lunch specials available from $12.
02 6622 4222 104 Keen St, Lismore Tue-Sat: 5pm-9pm earthoven.com.au BYO
café saffron 02 6622 8807 56 Magellan St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 11.30am-2.30pm Mon-Sun: 5pm-9.30pm Licensed
Delicious authentic Indian cuisine freshly cooked on site. Warm, friendly atmosphere with indoor and al fresco dining available. Ask about our amazing lunch special. New branch cafe opened in Lismore Square food court.
cedar’s bistro & iron bone lismore workers club 02 6621 7401 225-231 Keen St, Lismore Mon-Sun: 12pm-2pm + Dinner from 6pm lismoreworkers.com.au Licensed
02 6621 3736 35 Woodlark St, Lismore Mon-Sun: 11.30am-2.30pm 4.30pm-late lismore.indianmumtaj. com.au Licensed
People enjoying what they do, making sublime wood fired pizza for you! Fun and friendly atmosphere. Takeaway; casual dining.
Our menu ranges from very mild to extra hot with almost everything on the menu gluten free and a huge range of vegan options. Dine-in, take away or home delivery. Pensioner & student discounts.
21 Affordable family fare in a relaxed atmosphere. A variety of mains, desserts, snacks and drinks. Cooked to order or select from the bainmarie. Daily specials. Wide selection of children’s meals.
la baracca espresso bar and trattoria 02 6622 7980 29 Keen St, Lismore Mon to Thu: 7am-5pm Fri: 7am-late; Sat: 7am-3pm + 6pm-late Sun: 7am-12pm labaracca.com.au Licensed
Award winning café/ restaurant with modern Australian cuisine. Amazing coffee, extensive winelist and friendly staff. Experience the difference.
the loft restaurant 02 6622 0252 6 Nesbit Lane Lismore Wed-Sat: 5pm-late theloftrestaurant.com.au
The Loft offers an experience reminiscent of Melbourne’s laneway culture. The cosy full service bar spills into the laneway while the mezzanine provides an intimate and unique setting for an exceptional dining experience.
mandarin palace 02 6621 5060 151 Keen St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 11.30am-2.30pm Sun-Thu: 5-10pm Fri-Sat: 5-10.30pm mandarinpalace.com.au 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.
mary g’s 02 6622 2924 Cnr Woodlark & Keen Sts, Lismore Mon-Wed: 10am-11pm Thu: 10am-12am, Fri: 10am2am, Sat: 10am-3.30am Sun: 11am-11pm Bistro Lunch: Mon-Fri: 11am-2.30pm Dinner: Mon-Fri: 5pm-9pm Sat & Sun: 11am-9pm marygs.com.au
Mary G’s is the hot spot of Lismore’s pubs. Beautifully renovated, making it the perfect location for a meal, gathering or event.
miss lizzie’s restaurant & cafe richmond hotel 02 6621 9098 36 Woodlark St, Lismore Miss Lizzie’s Cafe Open Mon-Fri Coffee and cafe treats: 10.00am-5.30pm Lunch: 11.30am-2.30pm Miss Lizzie’s Restaurant Open Mon-Sat Dinner: 5.30pm-9.00pm richmondhotel.com.au Licensed
28 Miss Lizzie’s is one of Lismore’s best loved restaurants. The funky décor, relaxed atmosphere, warm welcome and wellcrafted menu make it a Northern Rivers hot spot. Open fire in winter Air-conditioned. Alfresco year round.
terrace bar, richmond hotel 02 6621 9098 36 Woodlark St, Lismore Open for Lunch 7 Days Dinner Mon-Sat richmondhotel.com.au Licensed
02 6622 0707 143 Keen St, Lismore Mon-Fri: 11am-2:30pm + 4-9pm Sat: 5pm-9pm thaisatayhut.com BYO
the channon butterfactory tavern 02 6688 6522 51 Terania St, The Channon Mon-Sun: 12-2pm Tue-Sun: 6-8pm Licensed
Enjoy this early 20th century butter factory. Relax with a meal from the blackboard menu or enjoy a delicious pizza. Courtesy bus available pre-booked.
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.
thai satay hut
02 6625 1290 Bruxner Hwy, Goonellabah Mon-Sun 10am-late gbahtavern.com.au
For a cracking country pub atmosphere and cold beer, head to the hilly. Goonellabah Tavern - your number one sport and entertainment venue.
30 The Thai Satay Hut has been serving fresh, spicy, authentic Thai cuisine for over 18 years. Dine in or alfresco. Eftpos available.
nimbin bakery 02 6689 1769 52 Cullen Street, Nimbin Mon-Fri: 6am-4.30pm Sat: 6am-3pm nimbinbakery.com.au
Proudly specialising in spelt, sourdough & artisan breads. Fantastic pies, pasties & sausage rolls, sandwiches & burgers. Botero coffee, cakes, slices and treats. Birthday & special order cakes.
sports club bistro, lismore workers sports club 02 6625 2299 202 Oliver Ave, Goonellabah Mon-Sun: 12pm-2pm Mon-Thur: 6pm-8pm Fri-Sat: 6pm-8.30pm Sun: 5.30pm-8pm lismoreworkers.com.au Licensed
A great place for a relaxing drink or meal with family and friends. Cookedto-order and daily specials, steaks and roast dinners. Unwind in the airconditioned comfort inside, or watch the bowls and tennis from the verandah.
summerland house farm 02 6628 0610 253 Wardell Rd, Alstonville Mon-Sun: 9am-4pm summerlandhousefarm. com.au
Delicious menu inspired by locally grown produce. Sit in the restaurant or in the courtyard overlooking tropical gardens. Weddings, functions, conferences and childrenâ€™s parties are our speciality.
what & where to eat? Lismore Cnr Ballina Rd & Molesworth St 1300 369 795 visitlismore.com.au Nimbin 46 Cullen St 02 6689 1388 visitnimbin.com.au
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the bank café benchtop espresso blue kitchen gourmet foods, café & catering café cappello the coffee club, lismore square
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henry’s bakery café lismore pie cart mecca café rous hotel café slate (gallery) café
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coffee patch & reflections café bar, lismore workers coffee shots dragonfly café the garden plate gloria jean’s - lismore square
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banzai japanese restaurant café saffron cedar’s bistro & iron bone, lismore workers earth oven wood fired pizza indian mumtaj la baracca espresso bar and trattoria
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the loft restaurant mandarin palace mary g’s miss lizzie’s restaurant, richmond hotel terrace bar, richmond hotel thai satay hut
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the channon tavern goonellabah tavern nimbin bakery sports club bistro, workers sports club summerland house farm
TO BRUXNER CASINO HIGHWAY
TO GOLD COAST & BRISBANE
MINYON FALLS ROAD
REPENTANCE CREEK ROAD
NIGHTCAP NATIONAL PARK
THE CHANNON ROAD
TUNTABLE FALLS ROAD
BLUE KNOB ROAD
For more information...
lismore visitor information centre 207 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
Our beautiful guide to eating, dining and food culture in Lismore, Nimbin and villages.