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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 licensed cafe. Most of the tables are outside, where the grass verge has been commandeere…
Top Choice Cafe in Yamba & Angourie

Leche Cafe

After some backyard yoga at Leche Cafe you might want to tuck into coconut bread and Byron Bay–based Marvell coffee. The sophisticated lunch menu is just as wholesome, with beetroot burgers, cauliflower curries and …
National Park in Yamba & Angourie

Bundjalung National Park

Stretching for 25km along the coast north of the Clarence River to South Evans Head, this national park is largely untouched. Most of it is best explored with a 4WD. However, the southern reaches can be easily reach…
Mexican in Yamba & Angourie

The Mexican

A cantina-style space that serves up standard Tex-Mex dishes but also some nicely spicy, herb-strewn variations, such as panfried Yamba prawns sautéed in butter, wine and coriander and served with Mexican rice. Ther…
Cafe in Yamba & Angourie

Irons & Craig

At this 1930s beach house, pitch-perfect coffee and moreish milkshakes (with homemade ice cream) served in jars do the rounds, while the lunch menu makes you want one of everything, from red curry fishcakes to pork …
Spring in Yamba & Angourie

Angourie Blue Pools

These springwater-fed waterholes south of Spooky Beach are the remains of the quarry used for the breakwater. Daring folk climb the cliff faces and plunge to the depths. The saner can slip silently into the water, s…
Pub in Yamba & Angourie

Pacific Hotel

Perched on the the cliffs overlooking Yamba Beach, this 1930-built hotel really does have some of the best pub views in Australia. There are regular live music and DJ nights, and the food's tasty, too.
Market in Yamba & Angourie

Yamba River Markets

Held by the Clarence River, this market features locally produced food and crafts.
Italian in Yamba & Angourie

Sassafras

A totally unreconstructed Italian place, with a long and florid pizza and pasta menu, that gets the basics right with good ingredients. A local favourite, and with an owner who's often working the floor and wants to…
Live Music in Yamba & Angourie

Yamba Bowling Club

The biggest thing in town is this brightly lit club, which we suspect does rather better out of its poker machines than it does out of lawn bowling. Still, it's lively, with live music, comedy and big-screen sports.