Photo: The Historical Mittagong Pub, known for its craft beers and great Mexican Cuisine
Along with the nearby towns of Moss Vale and Bowral, the restaurants in Mittagong are quickly developing into great places to eat and drink. In the beautiful surrounds there are also wineries with cellar doors, local pubs servings good grub and bakeries selling awesome freshly baked goods.
Feeling like a hot, filling curry? The Shiva Indian Restaurant, serving Northern Indian food has a good range of curries available as well as a range of other Indian speciality dishes. If its too hot, try the Mango Lassi, a guaranteed tongue soother.
Some special choices to try: Channa Curry, Palak Paneer, Pilau Rice, Mango Chutney, Alloo Naan, Korma. They also do Pizza, check their website for more info:
111 Main Street
Along with a hundred chilli sauces to try, the Mittagong Hotel’s La Cantina Mexican Bistro serves great Burritos, Enchiladas (Burrito covered with cheese and a special sauce) and Nachos. They also have Chimichangas (the Tex-Mex deep fried version of a burrito). Very tasty, very delish!
Fillings choices for the Chimichangas include Char Grilled Chicken, Slow Cooked Sweet Pulled Pork, Crispy Fish, Slow Cooked Smokey BBQ Beef or Vegetarian.
They also have Fajitas, either Spicy Chicken or Sizzling Rump Steak, both served on a sizzle plate with onion, red peppers & cheese, complete with 2 flour tortillas for you to build yourself..). Or try a Quesadilla, the Mexican version of a toasted sandwich.
Place your order at the bar, they also have a kids menu:
89-91 Main St
La Cantina Mexican Bistro Phone : +61 (02) 4872 2255
Winner of a number of awards for not only their food and service, but their business acumen. Indeed, under the guidance of Mark Wilson and Elouise McCallum the restaurant reaches new heights.
They do not only lunch and dinner, but great almost all day breakfasts as well al fresco dining. The menu is straightforward, everything is made from fresh and in season ingredients. They also do vegetarian.
112 Main Street
Phone : +61 (02) 4872 2966
Toshi’s Japanese Restaurant works to make you feel like a guest at home, they have a traditional dining room (only open for dinner) where you dine in Japanese style, sitting upon a futon while your legs are in a recess in the floor. They have a set menu for those wishing to try dishes chosen by the chef, sharing dishes is encouraged, Asian family style.
BYO wine is allowed, they also have warm and cold sakes and Japanese single malt or blend whisky to try.
60 Bowral Rd
Phone : +61 (02) 4872 1511
With fantastic views of the countryside, McVitty Grove Cafe and Restaurant gets mixed reviews for their food and service.
434 Wombeyan Caves Rd
Phone : +61 (02) 4878 5044
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