Visitors to Lightning Ridge will be pleased to discover a wonderfully diverse range of cuisine. The continual high standard of menus sees many of the locals dining out & enjoying the best the Ridge has to offer.
Lightning Ridge has it all, from Award Winning Outback Dining, to scrumptious pastas & pizzas, authentic Chinese, fine a-la carte restaurants, chic cafes, traditional take- aways & tasty bistro meals.
All the eateries below come highly recommended & they are happy to cater for families. So why not put your feet up after a long day visiting the local attractions & see what the locals rave about & experience the culinary pleasures the Ridge has to offer. Like our opals it's unbeatable & you will not be disappointed.
Phone: 02 6829 4228 – 7A Opal Street Lightning Ridge
Gourmet Gecko is open 7 days a week from 7.30 for breakfast, lunch with Dinner available Mon - Sat, with an exciting new dinner menu.
We employ first class chefs who will prepare fresh & delicious meals for you, made to order from our menu boards.
We have a great staff, eagerly waiting to give you old fashion service & to serve you with the best coffee in town, Bryon Bay Organic Espresso.
Our range is extensive with a selection of freshly made Wraps, sandwiches, salads, burgers & Gourmet Sandwiches, a variety of cakes, scones & brownies are on hand to satisfy the sweet tooth, we have a Gluten free range and vegetarian options.
Great coffee, smoothies, spiders, milkshakes and ice coffee are just some of our wonderful taste sensations.
We are certainly well worth the visit, you won't be disappointed!
Bruno's Pizza Italian Restaurant
Phone: 02 6829 4157 - 38 Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge
Bruno's Italian Restaurant is located in the Main Street of Lightning Ridge. Bruno's specialises in Italian cuisine. Bruno's has a large Italian menu which includes Wood fire Pizza's, Coffee, Freshly baked bread and deserts.
OPEN Tuesday – Sunday Lunch and Dinner. (Dine in or takeaway) BYO
PIZZA SPECIAL: Buy any large Pizza and get a 1.25 litre Pepsi FREE (Take Away only)
Phone: 02 6829 0304 - Cnr Onyx and Morilla Streets, Lightning Ridge
Yook's Bistro is situated in the grounds of the Lightning Ridge Outback Resort. Yook's is open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily, serving both Chinese & Australian meals.
Dine in or Take away meals available.
Breakfast - 7am to 9am
Lunch - 12 to 2pm
Dinner - 5.30pm to 8.30pm
Lightning Ridge Bowling Club
Phone: 02 6829 0408 Website Morilla St, Lightning Ridge
The Lightning Ridge Bowling Club has a menu and a meal to suit all tastes and budgets. With three dining options, they have you covered from mid morning until late in the evening.
Bistro: (Daily Lunch 12pm - 2pm Dinner 6pm - 9pm)
Features: Bistro menu changes daily with blackboard specials.
Prices: meal prices ½ serves $6.90 main meals $8.90 - $13
Ridgez Coffee Shop: (Daily 10am - 2pm)
Features: Vittoria Espresso Coffee, Blackboard Menu, toasted sandwiches, wraps
Prices: toasted sandwiches start from $5.50
Strikers Restaurant: (6pm - 9pm (Tuesday - Saturday)
Features: Hot Rocks and A-la-Carte Menu
Prices: Hot Rocks from $23, Entrees $9 - $14, Main Meals average $20
Woolpack Dining Room & General Store
Phone: 07 4625 0920 - William Street Hebel
The shop & restaurant is open everyday from 7am-8.30pm serving some of the most delicious home cooked food in the west.
Opening Hours: 7.00am - 8.30pm.Open everyday
Features: Home style scrumptious meals, groceries & public phone