Top Choice Modern Australian in Millthorpe


Classy Tonic is highly lauded for its sophisticated contemporary food that celebrates the region. Perhaps you'll start with roasted quail, followed by the Cowra lamb rack with roasted tomato tortellini? Be sure to s…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Mudgee

Zin House

The glorious Lowe Vineyard is home to this weekend highlight: long, leisurely six-course lunches of simply prepared local produce (either home-grown, or impeccably sourced). Diners share farmhouse tables in a beauti…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Mudgee

Pipeclay Pumphouse

On the grounds of the Robert Stein Winery, this farm-to-table (paddock-to-plate) stunner is the talk of Mudgee, serving to-die-for weekend breakfasts, light lunches as well as two-to-three-course and degustation din…
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Lolli Redini

See Orange's finest produce wrapped in all its glory at this much-lauded restaurant (bookings essential). The matching of food with wines is well-thought-out, the setting and service are exemplary, and the kitchen c…
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Agrestic Grocer

'This is what happens when shopkeepers and farmers unite,' says the flyer. The results are pretty wonderful. This rustic cafe-grocer celebrates local produce a few kilometres north of town on the Mitchell Hwy (known…
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Alby & Esthers

Down an alleyway is this supremely pretty courtyard cafe, serving up fine local produce and good coffee. It morphs into a wine bar on Friday and Saturday nights.
Modern Australian in Orange

Eighteen 70

Housed in an elegant restored cottage and garden, this fabulous modern Australian restaurant is one for the romantics, with white starched tablecloths, dim lighting and beautifully prepared cuisine, perfect for date…
Cafe in Mudgee

Cellar by Gilbert

Formerly known as the High Valley Wine & Cheese Co., this popular foodie stop had a name-change in late 2016. Located in a beautiful stone-and-corrugated-iron building, there's a produce shop and a vine-laden ve…
Indian in Gulgong


A wonderful surprise: authentic, high-quality Indian cuisine with matching table service, set on a quintessentially Australian streetscape in Gulgong. Haldi has been winning accolades since it opened in 2012, and de…
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Scrumptious on Summer

Locals love this family-run cafe so much that it's doubled in size in recent years. It's a great place to start your day with seriously delicious breakfasts (the big breakfast is killer) and light lunches, including…