eat + drink

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 region to discover our passionate barista's, chefs and more to get a real taste of the Northern Rivers.

farmers markets

Held weekly across the regions various towns and villages, locals and visitors alike flock to some of Australia’s biggest and best markets. Enjoy freshly harvested and home made local produce, organic vegetables, delicious cheese and meat to savour at home, or sample the many scrumptious goodies on site (more)

restaurants

There’s always plenty to celebrate in Nimbin, and plenty of local spots to gather with friends. The Nimbin Trattoria originally began as a pizza delivery service but has since become a Nimbin institution. Enjoy their restaurant with traditional pastas as well as their range of pizza. The Nimbin Bowlo is a comfy escape from the bustle of the village and is a great space for friends and (more)

takeaway

Nimbin surrounds are the perfect back drop for a picnic or lunch with a view. Many of the local cafes and restaurants provide take away options for their delicious fare. Drop by the Nimbin Hotel for a drop of something cool to accompany and you have the ingredients for a perfect lunch or snack in the nearby National Parks or rainforests (more)

pubs + clubs

The alternative and the traditional mix freely in Nimbin. Visit the Nimbin Bowlo for a great feed overlooking Peace Park, or enjoy a counter meal at the Nimbin Hotel on the deck overlooking the valley. There’s live music, poetry and lots of local fun on a night out with the locals in Nimbin (more)

cafes

If you're hanging for a short black, a soy eco chino, or an almond flat white there are cafes in Nimbin catering for all modern and traditional tastes. There’s tasty treats for the vegan, vegetarian, the fruitarian and even the meat eater. Pop in, check out the menu and see what’s available (more)

fresh cakes + pastries

The region’s rich volcanic soils and sub-tropical climate yield a rich harvest of fruits, vegetables and produce. The Nimbin Emporium has been operating since before the Aquarius Festival in 1973. Check out the original murals on the ceilings when you groove on through shopping. Chat to a local who volunteer their time at the Nimbin Organics shop where local organic produce is readily (more)

fresh fruit + groceries

The region’s rich volcanic soils and sub-tropical climate yield a rich harvest of fruits, vegetables and produce. The Nimbin Emporium has been operating since before the Aquarius Festival in 1973 (more)

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