There are plenty of options when it comes to eating out in the Granite Belt.  There is everything from relaxed cafes serving delicious coffee and cakes to swanky restaurants offering 5-course meals. 

The area is home to so many food spots; you could start a new foodie adventure every day of the week. But instead of getting lost in your own culinary confusion, take our word for it and try some of these great eateries around town.

Read down below to find out the best places to eat. 

1. Aussie Beef Steakhouse

Satisfy the carnivore in you at Aussie Beef Steakhouse in Stanthorpe. The restaurant is located in the last building on High Street, before the New England Highway. Make sure you stop by and fill yourself up before you hit the road. 

The restaurant offers various beef cuts, and they also have other dishes available. Not in the mood for steak? They also have seafood, chicken, lamb, pork ribs, and handmade pasta. 

2. Hanasaku

You don’t need to worry if you get Japanese cravings on the Granite Belt. Head on over to Hanasaku and indulge in some of their amazing Japanese dishes. From takoyaki to gyoza, they’re all here. While you’re here, don’t miss out on their famous iced green tea. 

3. Blue Topaz Diner

Located in Severnlea, five minutes away from Stanthorpe, the diner is growing in popularity as they offer affordable meals set in a 1950s retro diner. If you’re craving some delicious burgers, what’s a better place to go but a diner, right? And this is definitely THE spot for you. 

In fact, the diner has been named “Best Burger” and “Best Takeaway” in the region. To top it all off, their friendly staff will make the experience worthwhile. 

4. O’Mara’s Hotel

Looking for a place to enjoy a glass of wine and great food? Come to O’Mara’s Hotel! Enjoy the homey atmosphere here while you get yourself that much-needed drink after a long day. Don’t miss out on their selection of pies as well that will keep you full and satisfied. 

5. Vincenzo’s Cafe

If you’re looking for authentic Italian dishes in the area, this is your spot. It’s an Italian cafe, bar and deli where you can get yourself a nice drink and feel like you’re in Italy as you indulge in delicious pastas and dishes that will make you keep coming back for more. In fact, even having coffee here is an enjoyable and satisfying experience. 

6. Granite Belt Retreat

Located on 30 acres of natural bushland, the Retreat isn’t only a place of beautiful cabins, but is also home to a microbrewery, bar and a restaurant. In fact, the brewery is open every day, and you can have your meals in the restaurant or even on their large outdoor deck. So, if you want to be right smack in the middle of nature with great beers and delicious food, this is one of the best places you should visit when you’re in the region. 

A Gastronomic Adventure Awaits

Food is one of life’s greatest pleasures. A meal is a social event and can easily transform into a great day (or night) out with family and friends. Visit some of our top-recommended restaurants in the region for the best foodie experience. 

Granite Belt Retreat houses a microbrewery, restaurant and Stanthorpe accommodation in one. Stay in our suites and cabins and experience a once-in-a-lifetime Granite Belt getaway. Book now!