Restaurants with Organic Options in Australia

  • Leroy's Cafe

    Leroy's Cafe

    A charming family-friendly atmosphere and a quirky brunch menu combine to form L...

  • Billy's Deck Eltham

    Billy's Deck Eltham

    What looks good, tastes good at Billy's Deck on Luck Street in Melbourne'...

  • Cafenome Brewbar and Eatery

    Cafenome Brewbar and Eater...

    Sharing is caring at Cafenome Brewbar and Eatery on Princes Highway in Tempe. Ho...

  • Gibbons Street Cafe

    Gibbons Street Cafe

    Sydneysiders escape city hustle at Gibbons Street Café in Redfern. This inn...

  • Horderns Restaurant

    Horderns Restaurant

    Set on a secluded private estate in the picturesque Southern Highlands of New So...

  • Alkalizer Wellness Cafe

    Alkalizer Wellness Cafe

    Food is a life choice at Alkalizer Wellness Café on Queen Street in Campbel...

  • Osteria Epoca

    Osteria Epoca

    Fresh, authentic Italian food made with love is on the menu at Osteria Epoca on ...

  • Sandy Feet Cafe and Health Foods

    Sandy Feet Cafe and Health...

    Deliciously healthy meals and picturesque bay views come together at Sandy Feet ...

  • The Annex Cafe

    The Annex Cafe

    Food and wine is part of the Glenelg lifestyle and trendy beachside eatery, The ...

  • Luxe Woollahra

    Luxe Woollahra

    See and be seen at Luxe Woollahra on Queen Street, where Sydneysiders gather for...

  • Lifeboat Seafood

    Lifeboat Seafood

    Dine at leisure on the banks of the Hawkesbury River at Lifeboat Seafood restaur...

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    Cultural Influences

    Restaurants in Australia are as diverse as they are plentiful. With a restaurant scene rich with cultural influences from Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, America and Polynesia, Australia has become a destination for restaurant buffs from around the world. While a blossoming food culture exists right throughout the country, Sydney and Melbourne are at the forefront Australia's fine dining scene. "Modern Australian" is the term used to describe our cuisine; a mix of east meets west, somewhat French, somewhat Italian, somewhat Asian. Our own unique style, but unclassifiable.

    Australian Cuisine

    There is no real discernable difference in cuisine from region to another, but influences such as italian and greek in Melbourne and asian in Darwin are noticeable. Australians love their seafood: Sydney rock oysters, Queensland sea scallops, rock lobsters and mud crabs, giant king prawns and Balmain bugs (the Balmain gug or Moreton Bay gug is a type of slipper lobster and is closely related to the rock lobsters. It is a popular crustacean commonly found in restaurants, fish markets and local fish shops), blue eye cod and Barramundi are all delicacies regularly found on menus throughout the country.

    Indigenous foods are also becoming widely recognized and available, enabling the creation of dishes such as: calamari seasoned with lemon myrtle, aniseed myrtle linguine tossed with South Australian scallops, native spinach fettuccine with crocodile, creamy bush tomato and macadamia sauce, kangaroo fillet crusted with mountain pepper, served with a pepper berry dressing and rosella flower salad. And of course there are witchetty grubs, a delicacy usually reserved for those who venture into the outback.

    Restaurant Opening Times & Reservations

    From relaxed water front cafes to internationally renowned award winning restaurants, whatever the style, Australia serves up an infinite range of culinary delights that will satisfy the most discerning palate. Every restaurant operates on their own opening & closing time but as a guide:

    • Breakfast: 7am - 10am
    • Lunch: 12noon - 2pm
    • Dinner: 6pm - 9.30pm

    Reservations are usually made by phone, fax or via the Internet. It is advisable to book award winning restaurants several days – in some instances weeks – in advance. The bill (check/cheque) includes service and tax. Tipping is optional but appreciated. If you are pleased with the service it is customary to add a tip of 5-10%.

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