Nine unique food experiences in the Tamworth region

Nine unique food experiences in the Tamworth Region

There are just a few undeniable facts in this world but one of them is that we’ve all got to eat.

Whether you’re just passing through or you spend all your time in the Tamworth region, we want to help you keep your dining choices interesting, so we’ve tracked down some of the most unique food experiences for you to add to your to-do list.

trout 350x350.jpgCatch your trout and eat it too
If you’re a trout lover, Arc-en-ciel Trout Farm at Hanging Rock, near Nundle, should be your first stop on a visit to the Tamworth region. Here, they hatch and grow rainbow trout before allowing visitors to fish for it, and try it fresh, smoked or in a number of other forms.

molly mays.jpgGet your shake on
Molly May’s in Manilla have made a name for themselves with their supply of fresh produce and delicious café food but it’s their milkshakes that are getting locals and visitors alike the most excited. Using local ingredients including Peel Valley Milk and with flavours including bubblegum, Hershey’s brownie, cookie dough, Nutella, salted caramel, rocky road and strawberries and cream, these incredible creations need to be seen to be believed!

safari club 350x350.jpgExotic tastes in the heart of New England
Get a taste of South Africa without having to leave the country at Safari Club Bar & Grill in Tamworth, where steak, ribs and seafood are served alongside South African delicacies like venison and crocodile. Dine in a friendly and African-inspired environment, with “tour guides” on hand to help you through your culinary adventure.

riviera 350x350.jpgMediterranean fine dining
Get together for a feast at Riviera Bar & Grill in Tamworth where the beautiful flavours and fresh produce associated with Italy, Spain and France are brought to life with modern flair. Feed a group with one of three feast menus on offer for a unique banquet that will leave you wanting more.

donuts 350x350.jpgDoughnut worry, be happy!
Love fresh doughnuts with your coffee? Machina Donuts in Nundle has got you sorted with their famous homemade sugar doughnuts straight out of their shopping container café. 

hopscotch 350x350.jpgFamily fun
Keep everyone happy by stopping in at the Hopscotch Restaurant & Bar Kiosk in Tamworth while the kids wear themselves out at Tamworth Regional Playground. With Toby’s Estate coffee alongside ice cream, milkshakes, wraps and sandwiches and brownies amongst their selection of takeaway treats, you’ll be well stocked up for a big day out in no time.

playhouse 350x350.jpgDinner and a show

Treat yourself at the Playhouse Hotel in Barraba, which houses an 80-seat studio-style theatre where you can catch live theatre, music and everything in between after dinner in the remarkable restaurant and before you stay the night. 

golden guitar cafe 350x350.jpgAn iconic destination
You couldn’t possibly pass through the Tamworth region without stopping in at the Big Golden Guitar Tourist Centre coffee shop in Tamworth, and what’s a more unique food experience than grabbing a bite at the icon itself? Open seven days for breakfast and lunch, sit back and relax whilst learning about the history of Country Music.

garden shed 350x350.jpgAfternoon delight
Embrace the finer things in life with a three-course high tea at the Garden Shed Café in Tamworth in a sophisticated setting, where you can enjoy finger sandwiches, Devonshire tea and a dessert tower accompanied by a champagne (BYO) and surrounded by friends or family.


To learn more about the delicious places to get your fill in the Tamworth region, make sure you check out our ‘EAT’ page.

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