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The Lismore region’s idyllic climate and cosmopolitan culture has generated an eclectic array of fabulous food and dining experiences. It’s a gourmet treat, offering everything from fine French fare to organic creations.

Modern Australian a la carte can be found at The Loft Restaurant or try the Richmond Hotel’s funky Miss Lizzies Restaurant or Terrace Bar. Enjoy the stylish surrounds of the award-winning La Baracca or grab a gourmet wood-fired pizza from Fire in the Belly, voted Australia’s best pizza!

Let the scent of sweet spices overcome you at the Indian Mumtaj Restaurant or visit Cedar’s Bistro in the Lismore Worker’s Club for a hearty family feast.


Banzai Japanese Restaurant


Authentic Japanese cuisine and fresh sushi made to order. Dine in and enjoy the wonderful ambience and river views or take-away. Lunch specials available from $12 (more)

Cafe Cappello


The taste of Northern Italy, Cafe Capello is in the heart of Lismore offering you traditional Italian cuisine with exceptional service and masterful coffee & is fully licensed. Open for breakfast & lunch and on the last Friday of each month for dinner & live music (more)

Cafe Saffron


Enjoy authentic Indian cuisine in a warm, friendly atmosphere with indoor and al fresco dining available and table service.Indian cuisine freshly cooked Entrees, Curries, Rice Dishes, Tandoori Breads and Desserts. Vegetarian options available. Ask about the amazing lunch special deals.Fully licensed (more)

Cedar's Bistro


Located at Lismore Workers Club, offering affordable family fare in a relaxed atmosphere. A variety of mains, desserts, snacks and drinks. Cooked to order or select from the bainmarie. Daily specials and a wide selection of children's meals. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days (more)

Dirty Wilson


We are craft beer obsessed. Serving up street food, craft beer, sustainable wines, weird sodas and local spirits. Dine in or take away.  (more)

Dragonfly Cafe


All cakes, pastries, tarts and our famous muffins are made daily by our pastry chef, plus the best coffee and fresh handmade food served in a vibrant, friendly atmosphere (more)

Earth Oven Wood Fired Pizza


Put simply, we love pizza. But not just any pizza! There’s something very special about wood fired pizza. The freshness, the flavours, the process of tending the flame and then of sharing it’s delicious bounty with others, with you! That’s what we love the most. Pictures can’t tell you how (more)

Goonellabah Tavern


Right on the hilltop at Goonellabah, sits one of Lismore’s favourite pubs, the Goonellabah Tavern. Whether it’s a Blue Ginger Chinese Thai Malay meal you are after, a feed from Lucky’s Aussie Kitchen, a game of pool, flutter in the TAB, function for 100 or more, or just a quiet beer at the bar (more)

Indian Mumtaj


Tandoori dishes, very mild to very hot. We cater for vegetarians and vegans, gluten free options. Dine in, take-away or home delivery (if available). Pensioner and student discounts. Our preferred method of contact is phone or Facebook (more)

La Baracca Espresso Bar & Trattoria


Whether it is to sit and relax with friends, a business meeting or a treat for the family, La Baracca offers outstanding food and great coffee, all sourced locally and served fresh. With our team of award winning chefs, talented baristas and friendly waitstaff, you are sure to discover the secret (more)

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