The Rocking Horse specialises in ‘tasting plate’ dining in a mix-and-match style that is both moorish and fun. Its historic charm and elegance has captured the hearts of locals in Orange a...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Central-West-therockinghorselounge.aspx
Food and wine - Orange
There are fantastic food and wine events held in Orange and surrounding area throughout the year. So, why not make holiday of it and head to Orange in Central NSW for one of the area's seasonal food and wine events that include Slow Summer in February, F.O.O.D. in April, Frost Fest in August and Orange Wine Week in October.
Food and wine in Orange
Orange in Central NSW is a great place to discover some of the best produce, wines and dining experiences in the State. Thanks to its cool climate and rich soils, Orange and surrounds grow an enormous range of produce that includes seasonal fruit and vegetables, pork, free range chicken, venison, duck, smoked and fresh trout, cheeses, gourmet preserves, artisan bread, mustard, honey, olives and olive oil, hazelnuts, verjus and much more.
Don't miss the Orange farmers markets, held on the second Saturday of each month at the Orange Showground, where you can sample the local rare and exotic produce. At Huntley Berry Farm, pick luscious berries in season - strawberries, gooseberries, youngberries, boysenberries, loganberries, blueberries and blackberries. At nearby Molong, sample delicious locally-made gelato at the Molong Gelato Factory. At Millthorpe, try the seasonal menu at Old Mill Cafe and Restaurant or country cooking with a twist at Tonic restaurant. Don't miss the wonderful Millthorpe Wine Centre.
There are several quality provedores and delis in the neighbourhood. Check out A Slice of Orange, Jannei Goat Dairy and Totally Local. Nearby taste Canowindra is a one-stop shop for food and wine grown and produced from the surrounding region.
Taste the cool-climate wines that Orange is famous for at one of the region's 40-plus boutique wineries including Belgravia, Dindima or Ibis wines. Collect a cellar-door map from the local visitor information centre so you don't miss out on other top wines from Printhie Wines, Ross Hill Wines, Cumulus Estate and Bloodwood.
Orange has some excellent restaurants. Lolli Redini and Racine at La Colline have both won awards for their stylish contemporary menus. Other food and wine spots not to miss include Union Bank Wine Bar, Borrodell on the Mount and Bills Beans.
There is a variety of food and wine tours in Orange in you can do in the area.
Diggers Brasserie at the Orange Ex-Service’ Club is a family-friendly eatery offering a simple Modern Australian menu that follows the rhythm of the seasons. The Country Club Cafe and All Season...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Central-West-orangeexserviceclub.aspx
Awarded One Chef Hat -The SMH Good Food Guide 2009-2014
With a hat under its belt, Millthorpe's Tonic restaurant is attracting food lovers from near and far for a taste of chef Tony Worla...
With views overlooking the surrounding vineyards, Cargo Road Winery Cafe is the perfect pit stop between wine tasting or an afternoon of travel. Extend your stop and peruse the adjoining art gallery, ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Central-West-cargoroadwinerycafe.aspx
Awarded One Chef Hat - The SMH Good Food Guide 2012-2014
“Eating locally is good for the earth, good for taste and good for the community”. It is with this motto that Racine Re...