Food, glorious food (and coffee!)

If you think that food in the Outback is all about bar meals and billy tea, then think again! Outback Queensland is lifting the lid on its food scene, which covers everything from local produce, gourmet dinners, camp oven cooking and great coffee.


Make sure you visit some of these restaurants during your visit to Outback Queensland:


RedEarth Restaurant, Mount Isa

The five star RedEarth Restaurant offers an a la carte menu that pairs the finest, freshest quality food with local and international wines. Fresh seafood is sourced from the Gulf of Carpentaria and menus change seasonally to ensure the freshest ingredients.




Harry’s Restaurant, Longreach

Harry’s Restaurant provides guests with an opportunity to dine in an environment that reflects upon the history of local legend, Harry Redford (aka Captain Starlight). The contemporary Australian menu offers fine food and wine that changes seasonally and is open for breakfast and dinner.


Longreach Motor Inn (Harry's) (Photo 3)


The Lounging Emu, Barcaldine

Serving healthy, gourmet woodfired pizzas that are made fresh with premium ingredients. Toppings include wild caught prawns, chargrilled vegetables and buffalo mozzarella to make your mouth water!




Camp fire damper, Barcaldine

For 30 years, the Homestead Caravan and Tourist Park has been cooking up a bush smoko for guests of camp oven damper (said to be the best damper in the west!) and billy tea. Guests can experience this every day during the season.




On the Rocks, Charleville

The architecturally designed restaurant features modern Australian cuisine with a selection of native inspired dishes and shared dining options that encapsulate Outback Queensland’s casual yet adventurous nature!




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