dining

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 below or pick up a brochure at the Lismore and Nimbin Visitor Information Centres.

  • Cafes

  • The Contented Tummy

    The Contented Tummy

    nimbin

    Experience Nimbin's famous cafe with an exciting updated menu including fish or chicken with fresh salad & chips. Hamburgers,wraps, smoothies, milkshakes. (more)

  • Nimbin Hemp Bar

    Nimbin Hemp Bar

    nimbin

    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)

  • Reka Cafe

    Reka Cafe

    nimbin

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

  • Sphinx Rock Cafe

    Sphinx Rock Cafe

    nimbin

    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)

  • Armonica Cafe

    Armonica Cafe

    nimbin

    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)

  • Truffula Seeds

    Truffula Seeds

    nimbin

    Delicious bakes, Luscious cakes. Scrumptious sweets, Gluten free & Vegan treats. Locally sourced (and organic of course), all in the centre of town (more)

  • Nimbin Bakery

    Nimbin Bakery

    nimbin

    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)

  • Abundance Cafe

    Abundance Cafe

    nimbin

    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)

  • Pot of Gold

    Pot of Gold

    nimbin

    Nimbins 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)

  • Blue Knob Farmers Market

    Blue Knob Farmers Market

    nimbin

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

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