Take in the ocean views in comfort and luxury

Lennox Head

With a relaxed coastal village atmosphere, Lennox Head is home to a range of cafes and restaurants that take full advantage of the beautiful views and fresh local produce.


Relaxed beachside dining

Award-winning wood fired pizzas, fresh local seafood steak and all things delicious in between! Wash it all down with a thoughtful selection of wines beers and cocktails.

Takeaway available.

lex thai

Authentic, traditional Thai food in a relaxed atmosphere

A very popular restaurant in Lennox Head, offering indoor and outdoor seating in a tropical garden setting. Have a seat at the trendy bar for a pre- dinner drink and choose from an extensive list of stir-fries, curries and specials.


Relax and dine in an elegant coastal style

The menu at Shelter is always dynamic, fresh and seasonal. You’ll be treated to only the best ingredients, sourced sustainably with organic farming principals in mind.

Breakfast and lunch, seven days. Dinner available Thursday to Saturday.

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Good food, drinks and music

Williams Street offers delicious all-day breakfast and lunches, seven days a week and is open for dinner Thursday to Sunday. Take in the relaxed beachside setting, with live music on weekends and a greats selection of tap beers and cocktails. ​



The perfect mix of Asian comfort food and fantastic cocktails

Mr Tipsy’s is the spot in Lennox Head for good food, delicious cocktails and fun times. A mouth- watering menu features comfort food from across Asia, complimented by spectacular cocktails, local beers, wines and spirits.


Looking for a good time?

Shorty’s is a very popular bar with the locals given it’s late hours, excellent cocktails and bar snacks. It’s the perfect place to meet friends for a drink and tapas, after a day of shopping and relaxing on the beach.

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The best burgers

Across the road from the beach, Slicks is the place to be if you’re chasing epic burgers, amazing cocktails and great music. Passionate about local produce and top-quality meat, Slicks doesn’t mess around when it comes to serving up mouth-watering burgers, sides and salads. The owners, who are absolutely crazy about serving up excellent food, have also opened up a delicious Lebanese restaurant right next door, Baraka, which dishes up hearty share plates and food that will keep you coming back for more.

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The pub with a perfect view

Lennox Hotel boasts the area’s premier ocean views, uninterrupted breath-taking scenery from all sections of the balcony restaurant, function rooms and cocktail lounge. Enjoy the freshest seafood, continental share plates and first-class premium steaks, chicken and fish. They also have an extensive wine list, and cater for all dining experiences.

Club Lennox

Barefoot bowls and good times

Club Lennox Bistro is focused on creating delicious food daily for locals and visitors to enjoy. They use fresh, locally sourced produce where possible and feature awesome budget-friendly specials. Given it’s the bowling club, there is plenty of the space for the children to run around, as well as the opportunity to try your hand at lawn bowls.

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Moreish Mexican

This Mexican restaurant offers a unique atmosphere for a relaxed dining experience for all age groups. The menu features a wide range of flavours and tastes, with traditional favourites and house specialities.

They cater for people who prefer non-spicy food, through to those who love it hot. The licensed restaurant provides a range of Mexican wines, beers and cocktails. Vegetarian and gluten free options are also available, as well as takeaway.


Pizza, pasta, party

Lennox Head’s Pizza and Pasta Restaurant is a favourite amongst locals and provides lunch and dinner, alongside weekly specials, seven days a week. They are also licensed and have an extensive cocktail, beer and wine list, ocean views and live music on Sundays. Wherever possible they source local and organic ingredients.


Perfect for lunch or brunch

This popular café is located directly opposite the children’s park in Lennox Village, is popular with locals and always buzzing. All food is made fresh to order and the prices won’t break the budget.

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Caffeine fix sorted

Serving the best coffee in town, Kopi is open seven days a week. Dishing up delicious food, for breakfast and lunch, as well as great coffee, Kopi is a great place to settle in for a while. They’re licensed too, so brunches often turn into long lunches.

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Smoothies, bowls and salads

Dishing up epic acai bowls, nourish bowls, smoothies and salads, Papaya is a local’s favourite. Open early and slinging great coffee, seven days a week, Papaya is a lovely place to eat when you’re chasing something hearty and healthy. The smoothies are worth checking out too.

the perfect union of long, relaxed beaches and a forward-thinking food scene


The cafes and restaurants of Ballina are the perfect place to meet with friends and family. Carved by the Richmond River and North Creek, this sleepy coastal town is the place for you enjoy a weekend getaway, as well as a delicious meal.


Quality healthy food

Belle General specialises in sourcing and creating amazing gluten and dairy-free alternatives that are high quality and full of flavour. If you’re chasing a moreish, but healthy, breakfast or lunch, look no further than the Belle General.


Every seat is the best seat in the house

Born of a love for fine Italian cuisine, ever-flowing wine and coastal living, Capiche is the perfect complement to any sunset. With authentic Italian flavours prepared with fun and heart, Capiche is the perfect setting to enjoy a glass of Italian wine and a slice of pizza.


Shelly Beach Cafe is located on Shelly Beach in East Ballina. This beautiful cafe boasts scenic ocean views and makes you feel as though you are sitting right on the sand.

Open Tuesday to Sunday for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and with live music on Fridays, choose from their extensive menu that uses local produce and the freshest ingredients.

This is the perfect location to sit back with a glass of wine or a coffee, relax and breathe in the fresh sea breeze.

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DJ’s and Asian tapas

Hey Lady is a stylish bar and diner offering Japanese inspired share plates, signature cocktails and a boutique beer and wine list. As well as serving up moreish food, this place knows how to party, so expect a good time.

Cafe Boker

Israeli food with a twist

If you’re chasing some Israeli food that is both delicious and interesting, look no further than Boker. With excellent coffee and alcoholic options for lunch, Boker serves up amazing felafels, shakshuka, hummus, pita breads, bureks and more.

Che bon

Find France in…Ballina

Serving authentic French cuisine with Australian ingredient fusion, Che Bon is a delightful oasis where you’ll truly feel like you’ve been transported to an authentic French bistro. Snails, steak and frites and terrines, Che Bon is not to be missed.

thai by night

Tasty Thai

If you’re chasing some authentic and affordable Thai cuisine, Thai By Night is your answer. With an extensive menu of soups, salads stir fries and noodle dishes, Thai By Night has something for everyone. Dine in and takeaway options are available and there is free delivery every Wednesday.

Expand your tastes in a multicultural haven

The Hinterland

The Hinterland is home to a variety of local cafes and restaurants that pride themselves on abundance and multiculturalism, each as vibrant as the last.


Step into the lanes of old Shanghai

Red Ginger grew out of a love of Asian food and culture and is now an Asian emporium, located in Byron and Ballina.

Featuring a full range of Asian groceries for the home cook, as well as delicious home-made dumplings, Asian goods, such as wakame or kimchi and a range of teas, Reg Ginger is your little slice of Asia.


An authentic take on Mexican cuisine

Casita is run by a network of local, mindful producers, who are fortunate to work with the incredible produce the region provides. Dishes are simple, yet complex in flavour. They are also fully licensed, shaking up cocktails and sourcing a diverse range of agave spirits, natural wines and beer. The restaurant has a great vibe, with friendly and knowledgeable staff.


Stop in and treat yourself  to something sweet

Step back in time to experience old- world charm and be greeted with friendly smiles and super service. Take in the scrumptious smells and sights of gourmet chocolate, premium bulk chocolates, rocky road, brittles, fudge, marzipan, traditional and new lollies, gelato and sorbet and so much more!
The Mullumbimby Chocolate Shop has been a part of the community for over 20 years, serving up sweets and treats to both the young and old, and all those in between.



Delicious, wholesome food

Nestled in a side street, amongst a range of boutique clothing stores, jewellery shops, second hand vinyl and art galleries, is Woods. Serving locally sourced, organic and absolutely delicious breakfasts and lunches, Woods is the perfect spot to refuel. Set amongst greenery and away from the hustle and bustle of the main street, Woods is a little sanctuary in Bangalow that will leave you (and your stomach!) smiling.

The Hut

Mediterranean delights

The Hut Byron Bay is inspired by the Mediterranean and the pleasure of eating together. Located just five minutes’ drive from Bangalow, the Hut’s menu celebrates the simplicity of traditional Mediterranean flavours, through delightful dishes designed to be shared. Every Thursday morning, Bruno and his team create the menu for each weekend, based on the availability of produce from local farmers and fisherman. Set in a truly beautiful space, and coupled with impeccable service, drinks and food, a long lunch at the Hut is a must-do.

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An unforgettable dining experience

The restaurant at Harvest is one of the most exciting dining experiences in the Northern Rivers, showcasing the diversity of the local region, supporting the farmers, growers and artisans behind everything it serves. Dishes are simple and honest, changing with the seasons. Sourced from artisanal producers and their own edible gardens, the food sits alongside foraged, native and wild Australian ingredients. Set on a beautiful property, with flourishing gardens, there is also an onsite bakery, fully-stocked deli and coffee cart if you’re after something a little more casual.

ciao mate

If you’re after some of the best pizza and pasta you’ve had in a while, don’t forgo an evening at Ciao Mate (or stay in and order take away). With pasta dishes changing every night and mouth-watering, wood fired pizza, Ciao Mate is a little slice of Italy in Bangalow that is not to be missed.


Lunch with a view

Just a short ten-minute drive from Bangalow, Frida’s Field is a 120-acre regenerative farm, hatted restaurant and event space in the beautiful Byron Bay.

With three set menu lunches per week on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays (plus Thursdays over summer and a casual “Saturday Sundowners” session during peak holiday periods), as well as a private space with expansive pastoral views, Frida’s Field is also available for exclusive hire for weddings and functions.

Their award-winning chef, Alastair Waddell, curates a produce-driven dining experience, which captures the essence of the Northern Rivers throughout the seasons. Rustic, yet refined, the menu, which changes every six weeks, is honest, creative and full of flavour. A dining experience not to be missed.