Best Cafes in the Snowy Mountains

Published
January 15, 2024

Words
Mandy Lamont

Photos
Mandy Lamont

Looking for the best cafes in the Snowy Mountains? Dive in and take a trip around the region to explore the best cafes in and around Jindabyne, Thredbo and Berridale.

cafe with tables and chairs and lots of green plants.. Best cafe's in the Snowy Mountains

Birchwood

birchwoodjindabyne.au
Open daily 7am – 2pm
Shop 3/3 Gippsland Street, Jindabyne
If you’re after the best cafe in Jindabyne, you can’t go past Birchwood, and they’ve got the award to prove it. Recent winners of regional NSW cafe dining & casual dining restaurant of the year by the Restaurant and Catering Awards. Kane, Laura and team are serving up fresh and tasty eats for breakfast, and lunch, burgers and baked goods. With a focus on fresh and local, check out their menu here. In a hurry? Order your coffee online to go, as well as something tasty for your mountain adventure. Every Friday evening over summer enjoy fish and chips with Fish Friday between 5pm and 8pm. Enjoy fresh locally sourced seafood, good tunes and great vibes.

Cafe located in the ESS Board Store. Best cafe's in the Snowy Mountains

ESS Boardstore Cafe

essboardstore.com.au
Open daily 6am – 4pm
2 Snowy River Avenue, Jindabyne
It’s prime location ang great coffee makes ESS Boardstore Cafe one of the best cafes in town. Located within the ESS Board Store in the heart of Jindabyne, grab a table in the sunshine for your coffee and pastry. With a selection of muffins, pastries and toasties. It’s the best spot to watch the world of Jindabyne go by. Browse the racks while you’re waiting for your coffee.

Cafe with tables and chairs and light pouring in through the windows. Best cafe's in the Snowy Mountains

The Market

themarketjindabyne.com
Open Daily
Mon – Fri 9am – 5.30pm
Sat & Sun 9am – 4pm
6/141 Snowy River Ave, Jindabyne
Offering ethical, exceptional quality, high vibrational products, it’s all about the experience at The Market. Providing a place for the community to access fresh, local produce including fresh ironpot artisan sourdough (Tuesdays and Fridays) or Snowy Mill sourdough (Saturdays), organic fruits and vegetables, ethical necessities and low waste living supplies. Bulk whole foods and a vintage cothing shop, the Market has it all.

Meet you halfway is a coffee van on the side of the road. Best cafe's in the Snowy Mountains

Meet you Halfway

halfwaycoffee.com.au
Open Daily
Mon – Fri 6am – 12pm
Sat & Sun 7am – 12pm
32 Jindabyne Road, Berridale
On your way to or from Jindabyne going through Berridale? Stop at Meet you Halfway coffee van for coffee, yummy eats and funky beats. Toasties, pies, or something sweet, or some merch. Check out the menu here

Central Road 2625 Friendly waitress at cafe ready to take your order

Central Road 2625

Open daily in January
8am – 3pm
4/17 Friday Drive, Thredbo Village
Central Raod 2625 is the best cafe in Thredbo for great coffee, sumptuous breakfast and lunch menu. Dishing up some of the tastiest and most creative dishes and drinks in the village. Serving Casual Asian fusion done with flair. 

You might be interested in Road Tripping the Snowies, A Foodies Guide – read here

You might be interested in reading about Kane & Laura of Birchwood Cafe here

For more restaurants and cafes around the Snowy Mountains check out Lamont Mag’s Dining Guide to the Snowy Mountains here

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