Nimbin’s idyllic climate and alternative culture has generated an eclectic array of fabulous food and imaginative dining experiences.  It’s a real gourmet treat, with scores of eateries offering tantalizing and innovative organic creations, vegetarian, contemporary Asian and modern Australian cuisine. The region’s passion for alternative living supports a variety of healthy and imaginative dining alternatives.

Explore the Lismore + Nimbin ‘Dining Guide' to discover our passionate barista's, chefs and more to get a taste of the Northern Rivers.

Download a copy of the Dining Guide here or pick up a brochure at the Lismore and Nimbin Visitor Information Centres.

  • Cafes

  • Armonica Cafe

    Armonica Cafe


    Espresso & Wood fired Cafe with a friendly, vibrant, family atmosphere. Pizza, hand made pasta, panini, salads, great coffee and more. Vegan and Gluten free (more)

  • Reka Cafe

    Reka Cafe


    Cosy family run cafe specialising in snacks and meals using local produce, served by smiling staff. Speedy friendly service (more)

  • Nimbin Oasis Cafe

    Nimbin Oasis Cafe


    Nimbin's true Oasis... Great coffee, chai tea, healthy hearty snacks, meals and much more...Come in and experience the joint with your friends (more)

  • Pot of Gold

    Pot of Gold


    Nimbin's little Pot of Gold at the end of the Rainbow. The menu offers all meals previously available at the Rainbow Cafe including famous homemade chips and (more)

  • Abundance Cafe

    Abundance Cafe


    Abundance Cafe is a local food cafe, set in the beautiful Djanbung Gardens Permaculture College, just a ten minute walk from Nimbin Village. (300m past the (more)

  • Nimbin Bakery

    Nimbin Bakery


    First food outlet to open in Nimbin, with great food and coffee. Fresh hot pies and Espresso Botero Coffee to start the day. Sandwiches ready to go or made to (more)

  • Blue Knob Farmers Market

    Blue Knob Farmers Market


    Blue Knob Farmers Market is a weekly market focusing on sustainability in particular encouraging the growing and buying local goods. This friendly market (more)

  • Nimbin Hemp Bar

    Nimbin Hemp Bar


    The H*E*M*P*Bar is a meeting place for Cannabis Law Reform activists from all over earth, the new HQ for the M.O.B, the Mardigrass Organizing Bunch, and (more)

  • Nimbin Bush Theatre Cafe

    Nimbin Bush Theatre Cafe


    Just 5 minutes' scenic walk downtown from the centre of town, the Nimbin Bush Theatre Cafe, (formerly the Phoenix Rising Cafe), is an outdoor eating/performance (more)

  • Sphinx Rock Cafe

    Sphinx Rock Cafe


    Only 25 minutes north of Nimbin, Sphinx Rock Cafe is a unique oasis, set in peaceful parkland with a flowing creek and views of Mt. Burrell. Situated next to (more)

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