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Top Choice Bakery in Armidale

Goldfish Bowl

First-rate coffee and delectable baked goods pulled from the wood-fired oven make this a worthy pit stop while in Armidale. Load up on pastries, sourdough bread or gourmet pizza for carb-loaded heaven.
Fusion in Armidale

Bistro on Cinders

Behind Armidale's post office is this cool, contemporary, family-run bistro à la mode focused around a small courtyard. The ever-changing menu fuses a variety of Asian and Western styles to create inventive dishes l…
Pub in Armidale

Whitebull Hotel

Armidale’s telltale blue-grey bricks are still in place but the Whitebull hasn’t been shy giving the interior a makeover. This is a pub worthy of a bit of lippy, with couches for chilling, a bar with boutique beers …
Historic Building in Armidale

Saumarez Homestead

Explore the lovely grounds and sumptuous rooms of this lavish Edwardian mansion built between 1888 and 1906, once the former residence of Armidale landowner Henry Dumaresq. Guided tours (10.30am, 2pm, 3.30pm Saturda…
Museum in Armidale

New England Regional Art Museum

At the southern edge of Armidale, NERAM has a sizeable permanent collection and good contemporary exhibitions. The Yellow Room Triptych by Margaret Olley is a highlight.
Gallery in Armidale

Aboriginal Cultural Centre & Keeping Place

Down the road from the New England Regional Art Museum, this cultural centre will broaden your perception of Indigenous art. There's a small sweet cafe here serving up some imaginative examples of bush tucker.
Fashion & Accessories in Armidale

Grass-Roots Eco-Store

This store is full to the brim with produce to bring out the inner greenie: fair-trade toys, organic beauty products, sustainable clothing and other guilt-free goods.