Bush Tucker in Outback NSW
Whether you’re planning on taking a holiday to explore the state’s outback or you’re a local looking for a new place to graze, the outback is home to a number of restaurants dedicated to filling your tummy with delicious foods. Try authentic Australian bush tucker or bite into an Aussie staple, the hamburger, and visit one of these restaurants.
You probably didn’t expect the outback to serve gourmet café-style foods, did you? Gourmet Gecko Café in Lightning Ridge serves tourists and locals alike with delicious and fresh breakfast and lunch meals. Grab a homemade burger and sip on a delicious coffee when you settle in for a relaxing meal in a very relaxing environment.
Located within Cobar Memorial Service Club is Vince’s Restaurants, a great dining option for those who aren’t sure what they feel like for lunch or dinner. Serving a combination of Australian and Asian inspired dishes, there are plenty of meals to choose from. Don’t have time to hang around? Takeaway is also available.
Located out in Cobar, AppleJack’s Burger Hut is where you’ll get your hands on a delicious bun and patty combo that is sure to hit the spot. With toasted sandwiches, a variety of burger variations and sides to keep you going, there’s no reason to skip a visit here. The average price for a burger is $10 and each bite is worth every cent.
Just when you thought a trendy café had no place in the New South Wales outback, Red Earth Opal Café has shone a light on great coffee and delicious snacks. Sip on a freshly brewed coffee while you polish off a freshly baked cake or pastry. The café is decorated with opals mined from the local White Cliff Opal Mines. History and coffee in one – you can’t complain about that!
Bourke has a number of tasty restaurants that are worth a visit, but none more so than Diggers on the Darling. With a menu for every meal of the day, plus a dedicated kid’s meal that includes all of their favourites such as fish and chips and chicken tenders and chips for just $7.50, everyone is welcome to dine at Diggers! There’s ample seating to accommodate a large tribe so pull up a chair and order your meal here today.
A popular attraction in Tamworth, the Old Bell Tower is much more than an historic building. Step inside and experience the flavours of the local region and sip on infamous Campos coffee. Open seven days a week, the café serves a range of light and healthy breakfast, lunch and snack foods. Kid’s menu items are all under $5 too so don’t forget to bring them along!
Found within Broken Hill’s Royal Exchange Hotel is a fine dining experience you won’t come by elsewhere in the outback. The Piano Bar and Restaurant serves tapas of an afternoon from 4:30pm. Sit down for a relaxing evening and unwind with a cold one and a selection of fine local foods. Breakfast is also available, as is coffee in the wall – if you don’t have time to sit down and enjoy it that is.
Don’t leave Tamworth just yet! Safari Club Bar & Grill is well worth a visit. Combining the flavours of the outback with those of the African safari, hunt down your next meal at Safari Club! The menu is teeming with award-winning meat, seafood and spices. Did we mention they also serve Australia’s biggest steak? Try and polish off the 1.5kg T-Bone if you dare.
Although not located in the state’s western outback region, Chillingham Bush Tucker is definitely a trek from any major city, located along the Queensland border. Experience the taste of the authentic outback and sink your teeth into delicious tropical fruits, Australian bush tucker and exotic fruits you won’t find elsewhere. Visit for a relaxing family picnic and sample the taste of the Australian outback.
Well priced and delicious local food is what you’ll get at Trinders in the Astra, Broken Hill! Open for breakfast and dinner, the restaurant serves a menu teeming with modern Australian cuisine to feast upon. The menu includes a range of pizzas, tapas, gourmet dishes, coffee and cocktails. One bite of the food here and your tastebuds will be left wanting more.
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