Top Choice Modern Australian in Port Macquarie

Stunned Mullet

This fresh, seaside spot is one serious dining destination. The inspired contemporary menu features classic dishes such as pork belly with seared scallops, alongside exotic listings such as Patagonian toothfish. The…
Top Choice Italian in Coffs Harbour


Classic Italian fare is prepared in an open kitchen using produce from the best local suppliers and herbs from its own garden. Expect earthy delights like bean soup, wood-fired pizza and home-made pasta. If you're n…
Top Choice Turkish in Yamba & Angourie

Beachwood Cafe

Cookbook author Sevtap Yüce steps out of the pages to deliver her bold Turkish Flavours to the plate at this wonderful little cafe. Most of the tables are outside, where the grass verge has been commandeered for a k…
Top Choice Pizza in Mullumbimby

Milk & Honey

The wood-fire oven here turns out the best pizza in the region. Delicious combos such as pancetta, pineapple and pickled chilli or field mushroom, Parmesan and parsley are made with Byron market produce. Book ahead …
Top Choice Bakery in Bellingen

Hearthfire Bakery

Follow the smell of hot-from-the-woodfire organic sourdough and you'll find this outstanding country bakery and cafe. Try the famous macadamia fruit loaf or settle in with a coffee and an incredibly indulgent pie. T…
Top Choice Cafe in Byron Bay

The Roadhouse

A short trip out of town will find you at Byron's most atmospheric night spot. Rocking incredible, locally sourced wholefoods and elixirs by day, Roadhouse transforms into a dimly lit, blues-infused bar at night wit…
Mediterranean in Byron Bay


The eponymous architectural feature here wraps around the building and gives you tremendous views of the passing Byron parade and the always-clogged traffic circle. The food is Mediterranean, with global influences.…
Cafe in Byron Bay

Bay Leaf Café

Green juice–sipping diners spill down the front steps of this hip, wedge-shaped cafe where breakfast is the star. The small but excellent menu is prepared in a busy open kitchen and might feature vanilla wild-rice r…
Cafe in Byron Bay


Caffeine fiends flock to this place to sip the excellent coffee while soaking up the morning sun. Lunch options include bagels, pasta and salads.
Middle Eastern in Byron Bay

Orgasmic Food

This alley eatery is one giant step above a falafel stall. Its hearty mezze plates are ideal for picnics.