In the Byron Hinterland, the best way to find a delicious meal is to go where the locals go. Within minutes from Bencluna you’ll find an abundance of quality dining options in gorgeous settings. Around here there’s a strong focus on great coffee, locally sourced produce and a good food prepared with love.
ELTHAM VALLEY PANTRY
Eltham Valley Pantry offers something for everyone. Take a tour of the working pecan farm, stock up on gourmet produce or enjoy breakfast, lunch or coffee in the century-old farmhouse with gluten-free, dairy-free and vegetarian options. Don’t miss the Sunday sessions over summer – and of course, the famous Pantry Pecan Pie!
Built in 1902, the Eltham Hotel offers everything a great country pub should. You can indulge in cold local beer and locally sourced fare including wood fired pizzas and seafood. From the Eltham’s live music and welcoming service to its laidback country setting, there are many reasons that the locals love this spot.
Set amongst the streets of the lovely village of Clunes is a great little place for coffee and cake or a tasty lunch. At Clunes Café the food is simple and fresh and the atmosphere is unpretentious, plus the café hosts a pizza night on Thursdays that’s not to be missed.
Fresh is the mantra at Doma Café, situated in the charismatic village of Federal. Japanese chefs work their magic on classics like burgers, salads and sushi, with flavour that really packs a punch. Doma Café has earned quite the reputation and is loved by interstate visitors and locals alike.
THE FARM BYRON BAY
At the Farm in Byron Bay, sustainable practices are key. Its Three Blue Ducks Restaurant, which also has a venue in Sydney, offers delicious and creative dishes made with produce sourced directly from onsite and locally. It’s open for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week, as well as dinner on the weekends.
Located just 10 minutes away, Bangalow is a treasure trove for shopping and dining. You could savour breakfast at Utopia, French pastries from Choux Choux Patisserie, lunch at The Italian Diner and degustation at Uptown. Whether you’re after a top burger or a fine dining experience, you’ll be spoilt for choice in Bangalow.