Dubbo is one of the most well-known towns outside of Sydney, due largely to the Taronga Open Plains Zoo. What you probably didn't know though is that Dubbo has a burgeoning cafe and foodie scene. Be prepared to be surprised by the excellent range of coffee spots operating in Dubbo.
* At the time of writing, the activities and places mentioned in this guide are at varying stages of recovery from COVID-19. Please check government and business websites for specific details on opening times and any restrictions before you travel.
Serving seriously good coffee, this friendly café features a trendy outdoor courtyard and a cosy interior - perfect to enjoy a delicious breakfast or lunch. There are yummy baked goods, all day breakfast and sophisticated offerings for lunch such as sole cooked with lemon, capers, dill, chives and white wine.
Location: 11 Short Street
Times: Monday - Friday 6.00 am – 3.00 pm; Saturday & Sunday 7:30 am – 12.00 pm
With a focus on fine coffee, delicious French pastries and pies, and an ever-changing seasonal menu, The Auctioneer is a must-visit in the heart of Dubbo. Owned by the same team as the Farmer’s Bakehouse, there is a cosy interior and quaint courtyard to eat in, or grab some top coffee to take-away.
Location: Richardson & Sinclair building, 46 Wingewarra Street
Times: Monday - Friday from 7.30 am .
Dubbo's own hole in the wall cafe, Black Tambourine has a street cafe vibe and serves super fresh all-day breakfast including eggs bennie, bacon and egg rolls, homemade banana bread - and of course delicious coffee. There are also burgers, gourmet toasted sandwiches and a range of topped bruschetta's on offer.
Location: Brisbane St
Times: Monday to Friday 6.30 am - 3.00 pm; Saturday 7.30 am - 2.00 pm