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Chinese in Wagga Wagga

Royal Garden

This popular restaurant serves upscale Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine in a stylish setting with professional staff. All the faves – san choi bao (mince in lettuce leaves), salt-and-pepper squid and dumplings – appea…
Museum in Wagga Wagga

Museum of the Riverina

This interesting museum is split over two sites: this one, in the historic Council Chambers building, and the second, adjacent to the Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens; the latter site focuses on Wagga's people, places an…
Cafe in Wagga Wagga

Pot 'n' Kettle

This fabulous little cafe doing great breakfasts and healthy (and delicious) lunches including vibrant salads, pastas and risottos (as well as great coffee and decadent cakes) is, as one would expect, usually hummin…
Bistro in Wagga Wagga

Oak Room Kitchen & Bar

The bustling Oak Room combines small plates, like seared Queensland scallops, with larger meals, including house-made gnocchi and roast lamb from the nearby Riverina region. The bar is open for drinks and snacks fr…
Winery in Wagga Wagga

Charles Sturt University Winery

In 1893 the university vineyard at Wagga Wagga was planted. A viticulture teaching program was established in 1976 and the winery has been under professional management since 1990. Come for tastings and warehouse sa…
Cafe in Wagga Wagga

Mates Gully

Shared tables and wall art create a cool vibe, and much of the produce is home grown. There's also occasional live music and three B&B rooms upstairs (from $120).
Bistro in Wagga Wagga

Magpies Nest

A delightfully informal restaurant set in a restored 1860s stone stable overlooking the Murrumbidgee River flats and surrounded by olive groves and vineyards.
Pub in Wagga Wagga

Union Club Hotel

One of Wagga's favourite watering holes is loved for its enormous wraparound verandah upstairs.
Gardens in Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens

Featuring a small zoo with kangaroos, wombats and emus, and a free-flight aviary. Nearby Baden Powell Dr leads to a good lookout and scenic Captain Cook Dr.
Gallery in Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

The highlight of this regional gallery showcasing the works of local and national artists is the wonderful National Art Glass Gallery.