Welcome to Dubbo! And now the question everyone asks: What is there to do in Dubbo?
Well, if you’re here for just a couple of days, the ‘must see’ attractions are The Western Plains Zoo and the Old Dubbo Gaol. After that, it depends on your tastes – browse the drop down menu’s above – ‘families’, ‘relax’, ‘outdoors’ etc.
Dundulimal Homestead and Oxley Downs are two historic sites just on the outskirts of Dubbo that make a good day trip. The Local Farmer’s Markets are on the first and 3rd Saturday of the Month and the Japanese Gardens are worth a look too.
The Black Tambourine – on Brisbane St near Talbragar.
Brewing Mecca coffee and dishing up an aray of treats with occasional live music.
It’s a fantastic time of the year heading into spring to dine out in Dubbo and there’s some great new restaurants and coffee shops that have appeared over the winter!
Claiming to source local produce is the new Veldt Restraunt in Bultje St.
Also on Bultje St (at number 33) is the new Press coffee shop, moved over from Brigade, a contender for the best coffee in Dubbo, they do a great breakfast.
Church St Cafe has moved up a couple of doors to the corner of Macquarie St and taken on a suburban appearance, also great coffee.
I popped into Sprout Cafe today and they have a fantastic new menu. The usual healthy items with a local personal touch!
Farmer’s Markets are on today – Easter Saturday – down at the park near the Tourist Information Centre. See you there!
You might think liquorland is liquorland, but Shane, the boss down at the liquorland at Orana Mall, has cooked up a treat for his customers, home made chocolate mud cake! And yes, I am assured that he cooked it himself, from a Nigella Lawson recipe. Good on you Shane!
The event is ‘flix in the stix’ and it’s mainly about the short films, but I’ll be going along to see My Friend the Chocolate Cake – they are one of my favourite bands! Continue reading