Bistros and Dining Rooms...Great food in a casual or elegant atmosphere.
The Bathurst area has wineries at Kelso, Mt Panorama, Meadow Flat, Rockley, Gemalla, nearby in Oberon & Brewongle and just a short distance away (45 minutes) there are more than 20 cool climate wineries in the Orange district - in and around Orange and the outer surrounding areas of Molong, Borenore, Cudal, Forest Reefs, Lidster, Nashdale, Canowindra, Mandurama..
Farmers Markets, Gourmet Deli foods..olive oil, pestos, pates...
Bathurst has superb examples of early 1800's architecture with an abundance of heritage buildings from the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Civic structures, mansions, commercial buildings, terrace houses, cottages still remain.
The finest of several grand buildings is the Victorian Renaissance Court House with an outlook to Kings Square and a statue honouring George Evans who was directed by Governor Macquarie in November 1813 to make an Official Survey of the area.
The court house was completed in 1880 and is one of the best examples of 19th century public building architecture -
In Bathurst and its surrounds you'll find great restaurants, cafes, pubs, clubs and bars
with 'great chefs'.
Dining out in Bathurst is a truly unique experience, reflecting a rich and diverse range of cultures and cuisines - from the exotic flavours of Asian, Middle Eastern, Indian, Mediterranean to the Modern European cuisines.
No matter what food you like there is sure to be a restaurant you can choose from showcasing examples of Australian culinary excellence and the proven ability of Bathurst chefs to blend Asian and European influences, as well as their affinity for quality local produce.
Amidst Bathurst restaurants there are renowned Chefs creating and serving unique and delectable dishes.
Whilst in other restaurants, Coffee Shops and Cafes you will discover the new and individual tastes of some of our renownd 'Chefs of Tomorrow'.
Fresh Fruit and Vegetables will be found at the Bathurst Farmers Markets along with local Assorted Cheeses, Boutique Cordials, Free Range chickens and eggs, Fresh and smoked Fish, Gourmet Breads and Pies, Honey, Jams and Mustards, Olives and Olive Oil, Smoked Hams and Bacon, Blended Coffees, Plants and shrubs, Fresh and Dried Flowers, Lavender Products, Organic Food and Herbs, Venison to name just some...
There are local delicatessans serving gourmet local produce, Bee and Pollination services and Regional Cooking Schools