Cowra is a thriving country town offering visitors a variety of sites to see and experience. Come and enjoy our wines and country hospitality”.
We often get asked for recommendation. Well here they are:
Unearthed Homewares – Shop 4, 37 Macquarie Street
New retail experience to Cowra, UNEARTHED HOMEWARES. This great little store opened it’s door in July of this year. With it’s country hamptons style, it stocks Armadillo & Co rugs, Elms and King, ArlingtonMILNE, CountryStyle homewares, Canvas and Sasson plus much, much more. You will find this little gem at Shop 4, 37 Macquarie Street (between the Breakout Brasserie and The Closet). Well worth a visit!.
Trading hours: Wednesday-Friday 10.00am-4.30pm, Saturday 9.30am-12.30pm. Monday and Tuesday by appointment
Unearthed Homewares FACEBOOK page contact Unearthed on (02) 63 41 4161
Breakout Brasserie – Shop 5, 37 Macquarie Street
The grapevine-covered courtyard is prime position in this cute cafe that uses and sells Bills Beans from nearby Orange. All the usual breakfast suspects are on offer, but don’t miss the house-blend ‘natural, nutty muesli’, which is delicious.
You will find the Breakout Brasserie half way up the hill in Macquarie Street, next to Unearthed Homewares and The Closet.
Open from 8.30am Monday-Saturday.
Imperial Hotel – 14 Kendal Street
This is a cracka of a boutique pub!. No pokies or pool tables. Offering amazing meals at pub prices.
Current special offering (this is one of Cowra’s best kept secrets):
IT’S TWO 4 TUESDAY ! (offered at dinner only)
Buy One Yummy Bistro Main, Get One Free (equivalent price or below)
During the Kendal Street closures, access the Imperial car park via the Catholic Church car park entry off Liverpool Street.
Imperial’s FACEBOOK page. contact Dav on: (02) 63 41 2588.
The Mill – 6 Vaux Street
The newest eatery in town – located in the old flour mill building at 6 Vaux Street. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks.
The Mill’s facebook page. contact them on: (02) 63 41-4141
Lot 31 Restaurant & Bar – 31 Kendal Street
Opened in 2011, Lot 31 Restaurant & Bar is a casually refined eatery in Cowra serving up a variety of lunches, mains and tapas plates alongside a wide selection of beverages. Featuring a contemporary design with art and leather dining chairs, Lot 31 is vibrant yet comfortable with a relaxed atmosphere and friendly service. Their seasonally changing modern Australian menu places much emphasis on fresh local produce and offers plenty of vegetarian friendly options. Why not try the organic penne topped with salmon, capers, baby spinach, cream and avocado, or perhaps opt for the tender fillet mignon, accompanied by cajun garlic prawns and fat chips. Bookings at Lot 31 Restaurant & Bar are essential.
Contact Richard at Lot 31 on: (02) 63 42 2770.
Oxley Wine Bar – 9-11 Kendal Street
Neila Farm Cooking Classes – monthly
Listed number 20 on the Great Australian Bites’ Foodie Bucket List: Neila’s monthly farm cooking class on the last Saturday of the month from 11am-3pm at Neila Farm. The cost is $120/person which includes the hands-on cooking class, recipes, lunch and a sample bag of goodies. Bookings are essential at these popular classes.
Contact 6341 2188 or email@example.com.
What’s on in COWRA town.
CWA NSW Conference: 29 April-06 May 2016
Currently fully booked. If a cancellation occurs, availability will be posted on this website.
Canowindra International Balloon Challenge – April 2016
The Canowindra International Balloon Challenge is an annual hot air balloon competition and festival held in April each year. Every morning at daybreak and each late afternoon (weather permitting), enjoy the spectacle as dozens of colourful balloons take to the skies. Follow the balloons to catch the thrill as the pilots try to drop their markers as close to the targets as possible. The culmination of this week long event is the Balloon Glow, Fire and Light Spectacular, and Twilight Markets.
Dates will be posted when confirmed.
Cowra Eisteddfod – May – June 2016
Bookings are being taken for 2016. Minimum stays apply, please contact us by email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Cowra Wine Show – July 2016
Tasting is from 6:00 – 9:00pm.
Sakura Matsui – 24 September 2016
Sakura Matsuri is a major event on Cowra’s tourism calendar, celebrating the birth of spring. It attracts performers from across Australia and around the world. Locals, Australian and International visitors alike have the opportunity to experience traditional elements of Japanese culture. Sakura at the Cowra Japanese Garden is celebrated annually in September when the cherry blossoms are at their peak. The cherry blossoms usually continue to flower up until Mid October.
The Irish Woolfest – October 2016 in Boorowa
The Irish Woolfest is a little bit of Ireland in Australia. In Boorowa you can enjoy the spectacle of the “Running of the Sheep”: the feature event of the Boorowa Hotel’s Irish Woolfest on Sunday 5 October 2014. These sheep lead the Street Parade with its wide array of outstanding floats and the feature “Off the Sheep’s Back” Fashion Parade with models displaying the fine wool clothes provided by wool fashion houses. A magical day out in the country showcases the fine wool of the town with the Running of the Sheep, The Ecumenical Blessing of the Fleece when a sheep is shorn with old time shears on the Shearing Shack and the fleece is thrown on the stage to receive a spiritual thanksgiving for the fine wool of the district. Sheep shearing and sheep dog trials provide a captivating all day experience. For further enquiries call 02 6385 3962 or visit the Irish Woolfest Boorowa website.
Christmas in Cowra
131 Kendal Street has availability for this Christmas break. Min. 5 night charge applies. All apartments are two bedroom with a fully equipped kitchen. If you are looking for a little space and self contained……..this is your solution.