Relish the Delectable Food
Visitors have praised the diversity and quality of its cuisine for decades. This quaint village in the Snowy Mountains attracts celebrated chefs from all over the world. With over 20 restaurants, the village has a wide range of global cuisines to tempt your palate after a long day in the mountains.
The scenery of the Snowies offers a stunning backdrop for a sumptuous a la carte dinner, in some of the finest restaurants in Australia. There are many award winning establishments, some of which are rated as the best in the region. This is an astonishing feat considering that Thredbo is a small alpine village. The cuisine The food at Thredbo varies from authentic Australian delights, to European gourmet offerings. High quality produce and star chefs come together to create a food haven in the mountains. Despite its secluded location, Thredbo is renowned for the quality of its fresh food, with oysters, prawns, and other seafood being one of the best on the continent. Local specialities at Thredbo include delicious trout from nearby rivers, incredible duck, and fabulous venison. Furthermore, cosy bars and fully licensed restaurants stock the finest wines, schnapps, and beer on tap.
Most restaurants also prepare fantastic kid’s dishes, ensuring the whole family is well catered for. Thredbo restaurants are food havens, providing a unique dining experience. Here are a few establishments that you cannot afford to miss during your stay:
Jean Michel At The Knickerbocker
Star chef Jean Michel Gerst has been the delight of Thredbo visitors for years. His unique ability to blend his French Alsace style with Australian cooking is highly celebrated. Located by the Thredbo River, the restaurant has scenic views and features fine European alpine decor. Try the delicious prawn and scallop hot pot, or the fantastic pork cutlet.
The Terrace at the Denman
Known as Thredbo’s slickest restaurant, The Terrace is part of the Denman Hotel on Diggings Terrace. It is fully licensed and serves the best contemporary French and European dishes. It features top to bottom glass windows, which allow stunning vistas of the mountains. Enjoy delicious food and an unforgettable dining experience. The terrace has won several awards including Best Restaurant in Southern NSW by the Restaurants and Caterers Association.
This is located at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel, and serves modern Australian cuisine. Enjoy the fresh seafood, tender char grilled steaks, and lovely desserts. The breakfast menu is also a local favourite, and features freshly baked pastries. There is a large variety of the finest Australian wines to choose from too.
Located at Mowamba Place, the T-Bar is famous for its wood fired pizza made from the best ingredients. Modern Australian cuisine is also on offer, with especially delicious char grilled steaks. It has a laid back atmosphere and a lovely fireplace. You can sit and enjoy the inviting decor, or opt for a take-away. Thredbo has lots of outdoor adventures to engage in throughout the year. This should whet your appetite for the best dishes Australia has to offer. It is important to remember that peak periods will require a booking. This includes Easter, Christmas, winter, Saturday nights, and music festivals.
Located on the lower concourse of the Thredbo Alpine Hotel, this popular Italian eatery with an open kitchen is BYO. Traditional pizza menu, with all the usual favourites. Choose to eat in, take away, or arrange home delivery.
Thredbo Alpine Hotel
(02) 6457 6327
Classic dishes served in a modern Thai restaurant at Alpenhorn Lodge with views of the mountains. Enjoy the fresh and aromatic flavors of Thai this winter. Dine-In and Takeaway. Check our menu from the link below
(02) 64 576223
The Apres Bar has become a Thredbo favorite. Everyone has a story from this hole in the wall night spot! Whether its from last season or 20 odd years ago, memories are made here.
With the live music calling you from within, stop by for an ice cold beer, quirky cocktail or your favorite classic, or a tipple from our vast array of eclectic spirits. Shout your friends a round of Schnapps to get into the spirit of Apres! Having too much fun to leave in time for dinner? Grab a bite from our tempting Bar Menu.
02 6457 6222
Located at the bottom of the Kosciuszko Express chair, Avalanche a handy stop after you’ve conquered the mountain trails for a relaxing hot chocolate or espresso, yummy mountain burgers, soups, sandwiches and other home-baked treats.
Bavarian Beer Hall - River Inn
The Bavarian Beer Hall is renowned for it large selection of Local and Imported Beers, both on tap and bottled, from the extremely smooth, refreshing dark lager that is Kostricker to the more subtle pale gold lager with a herbal, creamy texture called Spaten Munchen and one of our favourite wheat beers, Franziskaner Hefe-Weissbier. Our Beers can cater to any palate.
(02) 6457 6505
Black Bear Inn
The Black Bear's restaurant atmosphere makes customers feel like they've been going there for years even if it's their first visit. The inviting restaurant was established in 1957 by Max and Emma Sommer, who have since retired but their German and Austrian recipes live on and their most famous creations are still for sale.
30 Diggings Terrace
02 6457 6216
Boasting the same unsurpassed views as the restaurant and your room, the bar has European beers, imported Schnapps and fine Australian and international wines on offer. And for those important not-to-be-missed occasions we also have ski movies running in the bar.
32 Diggings Terrace
(02) 6457 6318
Candlelight Lodge’s licensed a la carte restaurant and bar has been part of Thredbo folklore for several decades.
We feature both Australian and international cuisine, however, a favourite with our patrons and speciality of the house is our fondue which is available nightly.
Thu – Sun | From 5PM
Live Music at the bar from 4PM
Bookings Essential – Call (02) 6457 6318
Two seating times available
Enjoy a delicious and varied menu in a alpine setting
(02) 6457 6318
Your central village destination, offering an eclectic mix of options with a modern twist on some classic old-time favourite. Open for breakfast lunch and dinner most days
Thredbo Alpine Hotel
02 64 594 100
Mediterranean style Cafè by day and BYO restaurant by night. Specialising in home baked delights and coffee.
Thredbo Alpine Hotel
(02) 6457 7271
We wanted to create a restaurant with a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere to compliment our stunning surroundings. Our food is generous, French farmhouse-style cuisine, cooked with love.
We use fresh, seasonal produce, incorporating our own home-grown herbs and garden vegetables in summer. Our carefully selected wine list and cosy bar enhance your dining experience. An open fire welcomes you in Winter, and during the warmer months, you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings with alfresco dining on the sun-filled terrace.
From time to time, we also provide a little entertainment with popular live music events which are always a sell-out.
Winter Restaurant Opening Times
Lunch Daily 12pm – 3pm | Dinner Nightly 6pm – 10pm
Crackenback Farm Restaurant makes an ideal venue for a relaxed family meal away from the busy village scene and is perfect for an intimate wedding, birthday, anniversary or any event.
914 Alpine Way
(02) 6456 2601
At Hayloft restaurant we have created a delicious menu comprising of flavours from around the world. The fresh new taste sensations are sure to whet your appetite. Open Fridays and Saturday Nights in July and August.
At teh Hayloft Bar A classic and cosy space, well stocked with a great selection of wine, beer, spirits, pre-mixed drinks and cocktail favourites. From quaffable to top shelf, we can cater to your taste. Pull up a cow hide bar stool or lounge around on the sofas. It's the ideal spot to meet friends for a social or pre meal beverage. Open Fridays and Saturday Nights in July and August.
Crn Kosciuszko Road and HIlltop Road
02 6456 7333
Sink your teeth into the delicious lamb and chicken kebabs on offer. BBQ chicken, burgers, fries, cold drinks and sweets also available.
Thredbo Alpine Hotel
02 6457 7080
The modern a la carte Australian menu has a European influence and is accompanied by a large range of schnapps. Drop in for breakfast, cake, coffee or a long lunch, but remember you are still half way up the mountain and you have to get down to the village!
02 6457 6099
Party the night away at Thredbo’s only club. When the Keller Bar comes out to play you know you’re in for one hell of a time
Thredbo Alpine Hotel
(02) 6459 4200
Mad Mex at Ullr
Enjoy the warmth and flavours of Mexico right here in Thredbo Village at the Mad Mexican, a vibrant and colourful Mexican restaurant located in the House of Ullr.
Come and enjoy Thredbo’s most exhilarating fiesta, where the food will revive your soul and the drinks will make you sway.
Dinner – 7 Days
5pm – Close
Bar – 7 Days
4.30pm – late
02 6457 6210
Santé Churrasco Restaurant
The Santé Churrasco Restaurant is located in the heart of Thredbo and offers a truly memorable alpine dining experience.
The food, wine and welcoming service will quickly seduce you into forgetting about those aching muscles. The restaurant has an extensive wine list to enjoy.
02 6457 6083
The staff are exceptionally friendly and work hard to create a relaxed atmosphere and provide the most memorable dining experience in the mountains for you. The cuisine is modern Australian and the T-Bar is famous for their char grilled steaks and their gourmet wood fired pizza.
(02) 6457 6355
The Austrian Jindabyne
Authentic Austrian Cuisine in the Heart of Jindabyne
In the 1940s many Austrians, Germans and Swiss made Australia home and were eager to start a new life in a new land, bringing new ideas, customs and cuisines.
Drawn to the Australian Alps by the Snowy Mountains Hydro Scheme they became part of the Snowy family. The Austrian celebrates their contribution and their lasting impact on our region.
The Famous Pork Knuckle
Our signature dish and a destination on its own. The Schweinshaxe is a roasted ham hock served with sauerkraut, mashed potato and Bier Jus. We cook each one with great care to ensure tenderness and a perfect crackling every time. Allow 45 minutes for the perfect result.
Pre-order at time of booking to guarantee availability.
Shop 14, 33 Kosciuszko Road
Old Town Centre
0476 227 154
The Burger Bar
We offer a wide range of mouth-watering Black Angus beef or flame grilled chicken burgers, sensational vegetarian & vegan burgers, European Pork Ribs, 3 flavours of delicious chicken wings (500gm servings ), oodles of comfort food and snacks plus great salads and desserts.
Take away beverages (Beer, wine & soft drinks) are also available - we offer local and international package beers and a generous wine list including local and imported sparkling, white & red wines.
1 Diggings Terrace
(02) 6457 6844
The Terrace Restaurant - Thredbo
Against the stunning backdrop of the Snowy Mountains, with floor to ceiling windows ensuring every seat has a view, sits the regions finest restaurant, the award winning Terrace Restaurant offering a unique and elegant dining experience.
02 6457 6039
Start your day the right way with in-house baked goods in the heart of Thredbo. Pick up a loaf of freshly baked bread to compliment your breakfast or grab a takeaway buttery croissant with a freshly ground Piazza D’oro Coffee served just how you like it. For a more filling breakfast, or a cure for a big night, try the famous Bacon and Egg Rolls.
(02) 6459 4200
Trader Joe's Garage Cafe
Located at the Thredbo turn-off.
The best kept secret in the Snowy Mountains of NSW. Start the morning with an excellent coffee, with an bacon and egg roll to go or sit down to a big breakfast.
Burgers for lunch and Wood fire pizza as the sun goes down! Or just stop in for a unbelievably good coffee and home made muffin or scone with jam and cream! Bike or walk the path around the lake from town to Trader Joe's Garage Cafe. C U soo
Shop 3, Snowline Service Center
6532 Kosciuszko Road
Tuscany in Dalgety
Tuscany in Dalgety is a hidden gem, only 25 km scenic drive from Jindabyne and 50km from Cooma.
The restaurant is open on weekends only and offers a great selection of dishes from tasting plates to share, main meals and bar snacks.
Enjoy a relaxing weekend lunch with friends or family or a special occasion. You can also browse in the gift shop in between courses.
02 6456 5060
Situated in the heart of the Australian high country between Jindabyne and Thredbo, Wildbrumby is the highest distillery in Australia.
Located only 22km from Australia’s highest peak, the distillery has access to pristine Alpine water, organically grown fruit and native mountain botanicals, which have become the inspiration behind its award-winning stable of schnapps, gin and vodka.
The wildbrumby stillhouse cafe is open from Thursday to Monday and the drive-thru bottleshop opens on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.