The best places to eat and drink in Longreach

Longreach is known for its rich history and heritage, but this outback town also packs a punch when it comes to delicious food and drinks.


Our list of the best places to eat and drink in Longreach will keep you fueled for your outback adventure, and showcase the spirit of this beautiful Queensland region. 



Harry’s Restaurant 


Named after Harry Redford, a local legend, stockman and drover, Harry’s Restaurant is the definition of fine dining. Their menu is comprised of contemporary Australian dishes which showcase local ingredients and celebrate the outback. Their bar is stocked with wine, beer, and a menu of unique cocktails. But it’s the food where Harry’s Restaurant really shines. They are open 7 days a week, but booking is essential if you want to secure a spot at this highly popular location. 


Cooking over hot stones © Outback Pioneers


Outback Pioneers 


At Outback Pioneers, you’ll experience outback dining like never before. Guests can choose their meat, fish, or vegetarian dish and have it cooked at their table over hot stones. The stones ensure the produce is bursting with flavour and spirit, and celebrate classic outback cooking. If that wasn’t enough, you’re invited to choose several delicious sides for your meal, and end the night at the all-you-can-eat dessert bar. Need we say more? 



The Branch 


The Branch was first opened in 2020, designed to mirror the building’s original use as a bank branch in the 1930s. In fact, you can still find the original safe beside the coffee machine. Today, it’s the location of a wonderful cafe which focuses on sourcing the best local ingredients for their menu. Whether you’re looking for eggs and pancakes for breakfast, or barra and porkbelly for dinner, The Branch has it all. Plus, they offer a specially designed cocktail menu at their bar. It’s open late, and the perfect place to unwind after a long day. 



Longreach Tavern 


This friendly local pub is the definition of outback hospitality. Located on the main strip in Longreach, the tavern is known for its service and welcoming environment. With a pool table, music and beer garden, it’s a great place to take the family for a fun night out. Their menu has all the classics, so you’re sure to find your favourites when dining here. 



Merino Bakery 


Craving something sweet with your morning coffee? Look no further than the Merino Bakery. They bake their bread and pies in house, and often sell out before closing time. Plus, the coffee beans is also freshly roasted in store, leading to some of the best cups of coffee around. Merino Bakery is a small local business, and their friendly staff welcome locals and tourists alike. This is definitely one of our favourite places to eat and drink in Longreach. 


eat and drink in Longreach


Kynda Cafe 


Kynda Cafe is focused on providing healthy and fresh food such as smoothies, acai bowls, gourmet bagels and superfood treats. They were established with a drive to spread positivity and encourage health for your body and the environment. Next door, you will also find the Kynda boutique, which stocks some of the best local fashion and homewares for you to browse while you wait for your coffee. Kynda is dedicated to protecting the environment, and they work with different organisations to ensure they are having a positive impact on the planet.

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