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Sample local farmer’s produce and a range of creatively prepared dishes at cafes & restaurants around the Bellingen Shire. Relax and enjoy your meal in sun-filled courtyards, cosy fireside dining rooms, at streets-side cafe tables or the lively pubs & clubs. We’ve highlighted a few below for starters, or click here for a full listing.



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Kombu Wholefoods
We aim to bring you the finest quality bulk wholefoods, to delight your taste buds and nourish you. Where possible we will source regional products as they’re fresher, more affordable, support the community & are more sustainable for the environment. We also strive to provide minimally packaged organic & chem free products.
Ph: 1300 741 192

Black Bear Cafe
Breakfast and Lunch under the trees. Enjoy Bellingen’s Lovely street atmosphere, with a great Will & Co Coffee, and one of our famous Blueberry Bagels.Walk-Ins Welcome. Good For Groups, Good For Kids, Take Out, Waiter Service, Outdoor Seating…
Ph: 02 6655 1947

Bellingen Golf Course is the best golf course on the mid north coast.

Bellingen Golf Course Bistro
Come & enjoy one of the best locations in the Shire.
Our function centre & restaurant will suit all occasions.
The bistro is open for lunch Wednesday to Sunday & for dinner Thursday to Sunday.
Social golf is available 7 days a week.
Ph: 02 6655 1312

middle eastern restaurant Za'atar in bellingen serves great food.

Middle Eastern Kitchen in the heart of Bellingen. Serving Israeli style falafel, hummus and other yummy stuff! Come and eat in or it’s ready to take home. Open for lunch & dinner 7 days a week. Catering for functions available.
Ph: 6655 0017

Old Butter Factory Cafe
Open 7 Days 8am for breakfast & lunch.
Since its conversion in the 1980s to a shopping village this large cafe and function venue, the Old Butter Factory has become a favourite setting for celebrations.
Ph: 02 6655 2150

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Federal Hotel
Our award winning bistro serves generous sized, high quality meals. We’re renowned for our mouth-watering, locally sourced steaks and seafood, and our extensive daily specials board. The Fed is considered one of the best live music venues in the region.
Ph: 6655 1003

Qudo Japanese restaurant is located at the top end of town in a gorgeous 2 storey building overlooking the valley and up to the Dorrigo escarpment. Owners of well-known Domo (in Federal near Byron Bay) established this, their second cafe – poplar with Bellingen Shire locals and visitors alike. Enjoy the fresh flavours of Japanese food stunningly prepared with love.   website    or call   02 6655 9757

Raleigh Winery
Enjoy a wine tasting and a meal created from some of the best seasonal produce, and stay amongst the vines at Raleigh House. Open for Lunch Wed-Sun from 12 noon. Free Wine Tasting Tues-Sun.
ph: 6655 4388

Bellingen Swiss Patisserie & Bakery
Now managed by original Swiss Bakers and Patissiers. We invite you to taste our goodies. Our bread and patisseries are authentic and made with love. All our staff are barista trained so you get only the best of coffees.
Ph: 6655 0500

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Components Cafe
A little gem of a Café in Dorrigo offering fine coffee, superb teas, and innovative food served for your enjoyment. Come in and say hi to Harry and Josh. Serving Epica Blend 53 and Aromas Teas.  Open 7 days 6am – 3pm.
Ph: 02 6657 2195

Yaraandoo Eco lodge can cater for weddings, conferences & accommodation.

Yaraandoo Eco Lodge Ebor
Meals are available for groups of 12 people or more, however guests are also welcome to self cater. Self-catering accommodation includes a beautifully appointed fully self-contained apartment as well as shared group accommodation.
Ph: 0455 347 600

Heritage Hotel Motel
When it’s time to relax after a day of exploration and adventure, enjoy fabulous meals at reasonable prices from Dorrigo’s acclaimed ‘Table’. In those days ‘Table’ meant the range, quality and excellence of meals.Today Heritage Hotel Motel continues to be treasured for its ‘Table’ with a wide range of dishes…
Ph: 6657 2016