27 Jul Where to eat on Norfolk Island
Bring your palate to life with some of the freshest food available today. With majority of produce being locally grown, Norfolk Island makes the paddock to plate experience a reality.
There are many eateries available on the island, below are our top picks.
1. The Olive Cafe
The Olive Cafe is located in town in the Village and is open 7 days a week from 7am – 3pm for breakfast and lunch. This is a favourite amongst the locals and has great coffee and gluten free options.
The Olive Cafe is within walking distance from Broad Leaf Villas.
2. Dinos at Bumboras
Located out of town in an old 1800’s island-style home, Dinos is a great venue for a special lunch or dinner. The restaurant boasts exceptional food and a great ambiance. Open for dinner Thursday – Saturday from 5pm and open for lunch Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am.
3. The Local Cafe
Situated in the heart of town, The Local Cafe boasts a ‘Polynesian Influenced’ menu showcasing seasonal local produce and family traditional recipes. Cafe available from 9am, Bar & Beer Garden open from 11am.
4. Hilli Restaurant and Cafe
Hilli’s is loved by locals and visitors with excellent food and even better cocktails. It is located next to the Cyclorama Gallery on Queen Elizabeth Avenue, walking distance from Broad Leaf Villas. It is open for lunch from 12-2pm and dinner from 6pm.
5. High Tide Kitchen
High Tide Kitchen cafe is located in the centre of town and provides a range of options for breakfast, morning tea and lunch. The Cafe has gluten free options and is open daily from 7am – 2pm.
6. Two Chimneys Wines
This boutique vineyard and winery serves lunch platters and has full cellar door facilities. It is located out of town and is a quality food & wine experience. Open Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 6pm.
7. Black Anchor Bar
Black Anchor bar is Norfolk Islands newest and finest small bar, with unique selection of artisan cocktail’s built on the back of local and sustainable ingredients, a great selection of international boutique beers and a curated wine list. Good vibes come standard at the Anchor with its dockside shieke design and passionate staff, this cosy space is the place to be for a before dinner tipple or rolling on into the late evening.
8. Cafe Tempo
Cafe Tempo is a daytime cafe, opening at 7.00am every day. Menu includes a wide range of breakfast and lunch dishes designed to suit most pallets and appetites.
9. Homestead Restaurant
The Homestead Restaurant pairs local ingredients with the elemental technique of cooking over fire to enhance the contemporary dining experience. 100 Acre Farm is a working farm that produces beef and vegetables commercially. We embrace the farm to plate philosophy as well as sourcing line caught fish from Norfolk’s clean wild waters.
10. Bounty Bar & Grill
This grill and steakhouse offers a menu full of local meats and produce. Fully licensed, great menu and shared platters. Sit inside the old home or on the verandah.
Experience Norfolk Island Traditional Dishes
Norfolk Island has its own unique traditional dishes. Visitors can experience these local delicacies on Progressive Dinner tours at local’s homes or Sunset Island Fish Fries. All touring operators on the Island provide these experiences.
For locally grown and made fruits, veggies, cheeses and juice head down to Rawson Hall in town every Saturday morning for the Local Produce Markets. For fresh local fish, you can buy fillets directly from the local fisherman at Kingston Pier around lunch time on most days.
Slick & Son’s, the local butchery, specialises in fine meats and a wide selection of gourmet delicacies. Think cheeses, fresh fruits, veggies, pates, etc. Perfect for picking something up for a picnic.
With Broad Leaf Villas’ self-contained kitchen, its the perfect place to whip up your own meals using the Norfolk Island produce.