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

  • Cafes

  • Blue Knob Hall Gallery

    Blue Knob Hall Gallery

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    Blue Knob Hall, established in 1930, is situated beneath the sacred Aboriginal landmark of Lillian Rock, and Blue Knob mountain.Many social and educational (more)

  • Reka Cafe

    Reka Cafe

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

  • fantAsian eatery Nimbin

    fantAsian eatery Nimbin

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    Funky, colourful little Asian fusion eatery using locally sourced ingredients where possible. FantAsian has vegan, gluten free options. Rose and James welcome (more)

  • Nimbin Bush Theatre Cafe

    Nimbin Bush Theatre Cafe

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    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)

  • Nimbin Bakery

    Nimbin Bakery

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    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)

  • Nimbin Hemp Bar

    Nimbin Hemp Bar

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    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 Oasis Cafe

    Nimbin Oasis Cafe

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    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

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    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)

  • Blue Knob Farmers Market

    Blue Knob Farmers Market

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

  • Abundance Cafe

    Abundance Cafe

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

  • Armonica Cafe

    Armonica Cafe

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    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)

  • Sphinx Rock Cafe

    Sphinx Rock Cafe

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    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)

  • Restaurants

  • Nimbin on the Green

    Nimbin on the Green

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    Nimbin on the Green Restaurant, located within the Nimbin Bowling Club, brings families and friends together in the heart of Rainbow Country. A safe and (more)

  • fantAsian eatery Nimbin

    fantAsian eatery Nimbin

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    Funky, colourful little Asian fusion eatery using locally sourced ingredients where possible. FantAsian has vegan, gluten free options. Rose and James welcome (more)

  • Sphinx Rock Cafe

    Sphinx Rock Cafe

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    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)

  • Nimbin Pizza & Trattoria

    Nimbin Pizza & Trattoria

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    Traditional Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria “Trat•to•ri•a” - An Italian Restaurant, especially one that is simple in style! Elena and Peter Wise (more)

  • Nimbin Bowling Club

    Nimbin Bowling Club

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    The Nimbin Bowlo is a community sports club dedicated to the social and sporting enjoyment of people living in and around Nimbin and the people who chose to (more)

  • Nimbin Hotel and Backpackers

    Nimbin Hotel and Backpackers

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    Nimbin Hotel was established under the name Freemasons Hotel in 1924. The operation as Nimbin Hotel commenced in 1999. The hotel is the only ‘pub’ in the (more)

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