Top Choice Modern Australian in Lismore

Palate at the Gallery

This slick pavilion has French doors opening onto a sunny, shrub-lined terrace. It morphs seamlessly from a smart daytime cafe into one of Lismore's best night-time dining options, serving elegant dishes such as mus…
Top Choice Cafe in Lismore

Republic of Coffee

The most serious-about-coffee cafe in town. You can also pick up good pies, donuts and other pastries. But you're here for the coffee, right?
Bakery in Lismore

Goanna Bakery & Cafe

As well as baking organic sourdough bread and a delectable array of sweet things, this cavernous bakery-cafe serves a good selection of vegetarian and vegan meals.
Cafe in Lismore

Nook Laneway 2480

Great little cafe serving up decent coffee and healthy lunches such as halloumi and pea fritters or slow-cooked ham-hock beans and eggs.
Cafe in Lismore


Musicians occasionally hang out at the pavement tables at this 1950s-era cafe, scoffing cheap burgers by day and sometimes jamming till late on impromptu weekend nights. You can have a beer here, too, if you're eati…
Italian in Lismore

Fire in the Belly

A broad range of 'Australian' and gourmet pizzas is rounded out with pasta, risotto and a good osso bucco.
Fast Food in Lismore

Lismore Pie Cart

A local institution, serving homemade meat pies, mash, mushy peas and gravy.