Cafes and Restaurants

Below is a list of cafes and restaurants located in Merriwa. Opening hours for Friday (9th) through to Monday (12th) of the long weekend are published where known.

Authentic homemade meals, steaming coffee, cold drinks and a local larder. Open Fri 6am-2pm. Open Sat 6am-2pm (please note a limited menu will be on offer). Closed Sun and Mon. Facebook.

Fabulous country fare with an upmarket twist. Hearty meals and a great selection of beers! A great place to eat and drink! Bistro open Fri 12-2pm and 5.30-7.30pm. Saturday all day food vans available (Jimmy's Smash Burgers, Pizza Pirates, Phatboy Kebabs). Bistro open Sun 12-2pm and 5.30-7.30pm. Monday lunch is a BBQ provided by the social club. Facebook.

A huge selection of pies, pastries, drinks and great coffee. Open Fri 4am-5pm, Sat 6am-4pm, Sun 7am-4pm and Mon 4am-5pm Facebook.

Ray's Bistro serves a complete Chinese menu and a typical Aussie bistro menu (complete with a roast meal).

Honest, home-style food with a great selection. Bistro open Fri 6-8pm, Sat 12-2pm and 6-8pm, Sun 12-2pm and 6-8pm. Please note, please allow for extended wait times on Saturday night due to local football event. Facebook.

While Middle Feast is a middle eastern dining experience, they couldn't go past including pizzas on the menu having inherited a pizza oven in the restaurant.

Community Groups

Enjoy some tasty food from local community groups are providing food on Saturday only

Open Saturday only with seating available. Food made with all the love you would expect from the CWA ladies. Starting at 8.30am with eggs and bacon rolls and working right through lunch (when their famous Irish Stew will be on offer), the menu will change throughout the day.

From 6.30am (in front of The Hut) the hard-working Rotary members will be providing egg and bacon rolls for breakfast. From mid-morning they will move on to fantastic sausage sandwiches (nothing like the smell of a sausage sizzling away on the BBQ) and steak sandwiches. Top up with a hearty breakfast and lunch!

Tucked in between the Museum and RSL (close to the cnr of Bettington and Bow St) the Merriwa Old Boys know how to cook up a storm. Breakfast at 6.30am through to late morning (around 11am-ish). After that the Merriwa Old Boys will be decanting to the football game where they will feed the cheering crowd!

Further Afield

If you are heading out of town and looking for a meal, you may be interested in these.

The Royal Hotel Cassilis is just under 45km from Merriwa and the village is well worth a drive. The Hotel is friendly with a fantastic menu.

Offering a bistro menu, indoor and outdoor dining and a relaxed atmosphere, you will really enjoy the meals at the Sandy Hollow Tourist Hotel.

A large range of gluten free options are available at Spill The Beans cafe inside the Sandy Hollow Emporium. Home made treats, lovely meals and much more. You won't be disappointed. Open Fri 5am-2pm, Sat and Sun 7.30am-4pm and Mon 5am-3pm.