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5 Church Street, Bellingen NSW Australia.

We are open for breakfast, lunch & dinner 8am - 8pm, 7 Days | For bookings please phone 6655 0155

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    Our Story

    The philosophy @ No.5 is simple – an open space where people from all walks of life can come together to share an experience – to enjoy being nourished – to leave feeling inspired.

    Everything that we do is directed toward communicating ideas about how we can create a more sustainable, open minded, ethical and responsible community.

    Our food is a vehicle to express how we feel – wholesome & artistic, colourful & creative – simple flavours with attention to the details.

    We use the best local, organic & bio-dynamic produce available & design our menu based upon the abundance of the season – the way it should be!!

    By supporting local growers we are not only promoting growth of the local economy, we are reducing transportation costs & unnecessary use of non-renewable energy, not to mention providing healthy & affordable food for our community – whilst tantalising your taste buds too!!

    Our goal is not only to support local, ecologically balanced farming practices, but to actively venture towards establishing a holistic model for a fully sustainable small business operation that supports all those involved – our guests, our suppliers, our workers & ultimately ourselves!

    Live music, movie nights, social events & community gatherings – there’s always something going on down @ No.5!

    We welcome you to come down & enjoy the space, we look forward to serving you soon!

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  1. Live@No.5

    Beneath the mountains by the sea, the magical Bellinger valley rolls just off the beaten track between Sydney & Brisbane, approximately 4hrs north of Newcastle and 3hrs south of Byron making it the perfect stop off for artists travelling along the old east coast tour trail.

    No.5 has established a strong reputation for hosting intimate live performances, with the likes of Mama Kin, Joe Robinson, Jack Carty, Jordie Lane, Deborah Connway, Perch Creek Family Jug band & The Mid North all playing memorable sell out shows.

    • Manana

      Saturday 3rd May


      Manana is a fresh new musical act sky rocketing up from the grass roots level of the Central Coast music scene. Mañana means tomorrow/future in Spanish, thus reflecting the bands attitude towards life, the band and the music industry itself. Mañana live in the moment, acknowledge the past and plan for a colossally big future.

      Mañana’s music is a unique blend of pop, reggae and roots, creating a natural sound that is ear pleasing to literally anyone. This is because the band writes music as a collective of musicians, not as a single one. Mañana are constantly critiquing and developing their music, granting them a sharp, refined sound; sure to grab your attention.


      Support for tonight is from acoustic duo, ‘Original Sin’, cook’n up a country flavoured, stomping-blues original set of deliciousness!!


      Tix $12

    • TamaraStewart

      Friday 9th May

      *CANCELLED* Tamara Stewart



      It seems a little more Tamworth fame keeps rubbing off on Bello lately! We’ll be rolling out the red carpet down @ No.5 for tonight’s show as we welcome Tamara Stewart, who won her very first Golden Guitar at the Country Music Awards last year.


      We are very excited about local Bello singer songwriter Kelly Stoner who will be opening the nights precedings! Be sure to book ahead for this one!


      Tix $25

    • AkoVA

      Saturday 10th May


      Described as the Love child of Cat Empire & Xavier Rudd. With guitars, vocals, cajon, djembe, ankle bells, ukulele, kazoo & an assortment of other percussion instruments. Tribal drumming, driving rhythms and lyrics that make you glad to be alive.


      AKoVA is one of the most unique multi-instrumentalists seen in years. A definite experience for the eyes, feet and soul!


      Tix $12

    • TwinHaus

      Friday 16th May

      Twin Haus

      The experimental landscape of sounds are a by-product of math-psychedelics, fused with bounteous chordal progressions & ever-varying kit & bass ideas. Their music deftly walks the line between calm ambience and frenzied rock ’n’ roll, generating a rather seasoned sound that continues to honour their influences whilst remaining their own.


      The first rays of 2014 brought about the recording of their debut EP on a tranquil NSW wine vineyard. Engineered and produced by ARIA award winning producer, Tim Carr. Tonights show is the EP release for Twin Haus!


      Tix $10


      Saturday 24th May

      Slow Turismo

      The sound is that of intricate guitar on top of drumbeats played on a half electric, half acoustic drum kit. With simple groovy bass bringing the glue & a plethora of hand percussion to fill in the gaps, Slow Turismo can take a song from bare bones to a cacophony of rhythms & harmonies one bar to the next… & they do!


      Tix $10

    • NathanKaye

      Saturday 24th May


      The globe-trotting, energetic one-man-band who thumps out songs on slide guitar, slide-didge & electronic footdrums at festivals, organic cafés & has even been known to smash out uplifting 5 hour sets in outback hotel rooms.


      Tix $12

    • Pirra

      Friday 30th May


      A finessed group of purveyors who write sophisticated songs of no fixed genre. They ooze with pop ingenuity & a sound that emerges as all their own. Their refined & road tested unique brand of styles, are screaming to fill the seemingly unknown void in the pop market today.


      Tix $10

    • KevinBennett

      Saturday 31st May

      Kevin Bennett and Glen Hannah

      Kevin & Glen, well respected singer/songwriter with Sydney roots band The Flood, Kevin’s soulful voice & Glen’s tastily atmospheric rocking guitar & supportive vocals promise to deliver a blazing night of true roots magic.


      Tix $15

    • EdKuepper

      Friday 6th June

      Ed Kuepper

      The all singing all dancing Ed Kuepper returns to the live arena in support of a brand new release Return Of The Mail-Order Bridegroom. The Saints, Laughing Clowns, The Aints, The Bad Seeds… Ed’s reputation speaks for itself. Ed will be performing upwards of 2 hrs each evening. That’ll keep you all toastie.


      Tix $30

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      Sunday 13th July

      Little Bastard

      After receiving a great responce for their first show @ No5, we are proud to welcome back Little Bastard: a mighty 7 piece punk-string band incorporating guitars, bass, fiddle, banjo, harmonica, mandolin, beats, a load of voices and memorable tunes that’ll suck you into their good time, old time jangle. Indiscriminately jumping on raised platforms with reckless abandon since 2012 Little Bastard have rapidly become one of Australia’s most entertaining and undeniable live acts.


      Sunday evening @ No.5 is the last gig on their Album tour up the east coast, we’ll make sure it’s a cracker!!


      Bookings essential tonight!!


      Tix $10

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    • TimFreedman

      Thursday 14th August


      Harry Nilsson – the man and his songs in concert as imagined by Tim Freedman.


      In 2014, ARIA award winning Tim Freedman of The Whitlams will be honouring the legacy of one of the 20th century’s greatest singer-songwriters – the legendary Harry Nilsson. Tim will perform special concerts of Harry Nilsson’s classic repertoire in venues across Australia.


      Harry Nilsson was a prolific hit song-writer through the 60’s and 70’s, whose body of work is going through a resurgence of interest at the moment. A 17 disc box set “The RCA Albums Collection” has just been released, as has his first full length biography “Nilsson – The Life of a Singer-Songwriter”.


      While being a gifted studio artist, Nilsson suffered from horrific stage fright which meant he never performed his songs in concert ever! With this tour, Freedman has decided to create a “live imagining” of what a concert of Harry Nilsson may have been like.


      Tim’s solo performances have been a treat for music lovers, as his intimate banter, caustic wit, honest vocals and stripped-back piano style have captivated audiences around the world, the highlights being his solo Sunday night residencies at London’s Ronnie Scotts in 2003 and 2005, and his nine year stretch of annual Christmas shows at The Basement in Sydney.


      His interpretation of Nilsson’s classics accompanied by anecdotes of each song and how they fit into Nilsson’s reckless life is an event not to be missed. Seating will be limited so bookings will be essential for this wonderful night.


      Tix $40 pre sales. $45 door.


    Beneath the mountains by the sea, the magical Bellinger valley rolls just off the beaten track between Sydney & Brisbane, approximately 4hrs north of Newcastle and 3hrs south of Byron making it the perfect stop off for artists travelling along the old east coast tour trail.

    No.5 has established a strong reputation for hosting intimate live performances, with the likes of Mama Kin, Joe Robinson, Jack Carty, Jordie Lane, Deborah Connway, Perch Creek Family Jug band & The Mid North all playing memorable sell out shows.

    • Friday 6th December

      Dustin Tebbut

      Hot off his national tour with Boy & Bear and recently nominated as Triple J’s unearthed artist of the year, Dustin Tebutt’s new release is recieving glowing reviews… one of the most hauntingly impressive debut EPs of 2013. Opening the evening will be one of our fave local’s Yhan Leal, playing his just released debut album. Be quick, bookings Essential

      Tix $12 pr sale / $15 on the door

    • Saturday 7th December

      Nice Verdes

      Welcoming back the music of Nice Verdes to No5. Uplifting, sunny and fresh approach to original world folk music. Inspired by music of the world, Cuba, Colombia, Africa, Europe and Latin America, Nice Verdes is a combination of Cuban tres, accordions and ukelele, harmonium, dolak, guitar, shruti box, stomp box and vocals. Tix $10

    • Saturday 14th December

      Joni Mitchell Show

      Last december Rainee Lyleson played a beautiful show @ No.5 with her “Take Me As I Am: An Evening with Joni Mitchell show”. We welcome her back with some of her original music and of course more of Joni Mitchell. Tix $12

    • Sunday 15th December


      Good vibes and good times run through the blood of the four mates known as BENJALU. A message, senti perhaps through Chinese whispers is helping the constant growth of the cult following this band has, both nationally and internationally. This is a last minute announcment that see’s the guys play No.5 this Sunday the 15th, pre-book your tix or just come along for this Sunday session. Tix  $12

    • Saturday 21st December

      Shaun Kirk

      One of the hottest new artists on the Aussie Blues Scene, who has received an incredible response from his national DVD/CD release “The Wick Sessions” earlier this year – this will be a super show of what’s to come of Australian Blues! Tix $12

    • Friday 3rd January

      Hunt Brothers

      Amazing talent from Bello & beyond, brothers Jimmy & Brett sure know how to play the blues, we’re also sure they know how to bring the house down Hunt Brothers style! Bookings essential!! Tix $12

    • Saturday 4th January

      Zoe Elliot

      Zoe Elliot has captivated audiences with raw and honest performances and songs of substance. Her style harks b ack to the hand crafted lyrics and intricate discordant harmonies of the 70s. She has been likened to stage with the likes of soul legend Renee Geyer & recently toured with Matt Corby at his Secret Garden shows. Tix $8

    • Friday 10th January

      Rizal Abdulhadi

      The Indonesian troubadour, a social activist, performance artist, his music is folk, acoustic and ethnic. This December, see Rizal touring Australia for the first time & a please to have him appear @No.5! Tix $10

    • Saturday 11th January

      Aubrey Auld

      An honest and witty writer and a spontaneous comedienne, Auld is never afraid to venture into the dark places of life and shine a humorous light upon them. It’s in her live show that you’ll really meet her. She’s entertaining, funny, heartfelt and dry. You’ll laugh and cry. She’s wickedly witty with a country sound that harks back to the days of a tight frock and promise.. Tix $12

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      Thursday 16th January

      Jamie Hutchings

      Jamie formed and fronted rock band Bluebottle Kiss before concentrating o nhis solo work in 2007. He is now a very definitive solo artist, quoted as “one of the greatest Australian songwriters of any generation”. An artist is not to be missed! Tix $12

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      Friday 17th January

      Matt Henry, Brad Butcher & Jen Mize

      Three friends on their way to the Tammworth Country Music Festival Stopping off @ No.5 for a songwriters round. Great to welcome Matt Henry back to his old stomping ground Bello!! Tix $10

    • Akova1

      Saturday 18th January


      Described as the Love child of Cat Empire & Xavier Rudd, with guitars, vocals, cajon, djembe, ankle bells, ukelele, kazoo & an assortment of other percussion instruments, tribal drumming, driving rhythms and lyrics that make you glad to be alive, it’s an experience for the eyes feet and soul. Tix $10

    • MattWicking

      Friday 24th January

      Matt Wicking & D.A Calf

      Matt’s work is grounded in an awareness of the human connection with nature, and the emotional and pyschological challenges of living through a time of great change. He explores the way in which art and creativity can both reflect and help us to deal with the significant challenges we face. Described as everything from “bewitching… imaginative & evocative” to “f**king great!”. Tix $10

    • KimChurchill

      Saturday 25th January

      Kim Churchill

      !! FEATURE SHOW!!

      Witness the magic in his hands as they literally dance all over the instrument, as one becomes lost in the sound & the soul of his music. Recognized as much internationally as he is in Australia, having performed headline shows, festivals and supports alike all over the plant. We’re proud to have Kim grace the stage @ No.5! Tix $12 presale $15 from the door

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      Sunday 26th January

      Hatz Fitz & Cara

      Hat Fitz is a “veteran” wild man of the blues scene in Australia. He has recorded 18 straight appearances at Byron’s East Coast Blues and Roots Festival, a record that is not likely to ever be broken, and one which bears testimony to his amazing live performances and popularity with festival goers. WInner of the best Blues album of 2013 UK and Australia! Tix $25

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      Saturday 15th February

      Miss Renee Simone

      Perhaps you haven’t yet heard the voice of Miss Renee Simone but there is no question that this previously hidden treasure in the Australian music scene is finally being unearthed. Described as ‘captivating in manner, voice & message’, ‘an intoxicating performer’, ‘a remarkable voice’ & by Angus Stone as having ‘a voice like tiramisu topped with smooth chocolate sauce.’ Be quick bookings essential!!

      We are dimming the lights and setting the candles for this Valentines weekend special night with Miss Renee Simone… a glass of bubbly on the house to start things off!

      Tix $15


    • LittleBastard

      Thursday 20th February


      Little Bastard: a mighty 7 piece punk-string band incorporating guitars, bass, fiddle, banjo, harmonica, mandolin, beats, a load of voices and memorable tunes that’ll suck you into their good time, old time jangle. Indiscriminately jumping on raised platforms with reckless abandon since 2012 Little Bastard have rapidly become one of Australia’s most entertaining and undeniable live acts.

      Opening the evening will be Bello locals ‘Patchwork Cavalcade’, with their blues & folk stories of life, love, loss, beauty and the open road!

      Bookings essential tonight!!

      Tix $10




    • Oh-Pep

      Friday 21st February


      A Melbourne based five piece full of energetic, quirky folk/pop. Their songs of travelling, the sea and sleep-induced dreams have been heard on national and local radio (Radio National, 774, 3RRR, PBS, Triple J) and have taken the band to festivals around the country.
      Tix $12


    • FishonFire

      Friday 28th February


      Fish on Fire are an upcoming young band from Bellingen that love to get the crowd going with their catchy grooves. With Jasper Lopez on guitar and lead vocals, Manu Rohrl on bass and backup vocals and Archie Boxtel on drums and back up vocals, they never tire of playing there funky indie rock/reggae tunes. Supported on the night by Room 7, another up coming Bello band with plenty of groove.
      Tix $8



    • Mettaphor

      Saturday 8th March


      Described as nu jazz – soul infused groove, Mettaphor bring their very own style of sweet jazzy funk to Bello, we look forward to a night of fresh chilled tunes!

      Tix $12




    • billygoattucker

      Friday 14th March


      Morgan ‘Billygoat’ Tucker, the frontman of Sydney country/ blues band, Billygoat & the Mongrels, hillbilly disco from the Dorrigo mountains.

      Tix $5


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      Wednesday 19th March


      This Wednesday 19th March, is ‘Movie Night’. Proudly sponsored by Kombu & hosted by No.5. One of the first Australian screenings of this documentary that examines the role of urban farming in America.
      The evening kicks off at 6pm with a food feast – your chance to taste some of the best local food currently available prepared by the No.5 kitchen crew.

      Tix $20 includes movie and No.5 local banquet feast!


    • MarkWilliamson

      Thursday 27th March


      One of the most captivating acoustic artists to emerge from Australia in recent times! Freshly named the Singer-Songwriter Discovery of the Year in North America and the release of his sophomore album ‘Let the River Run’, he climbed to #1 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart and spent over a month in the ARIA Australian Singles chart. A wonderful night @ No.5 !!

      Tix $25


    • CindyBoste

      Friday 28th March


      This is soulful roots-rock and country at it’s best, via California and Austin, Texas but with a unique Australian voice. Cyndi Boste wears her hero’s influences, and her heart, on her sleeve! The smoky intimacy and bluesy musicality of Cyndi’s voice ensnares the casual listener, and her songs make them lifetime fans.

      Tix $12


    • HelloMorning

      Saturday 29th March


      Pop laden, soulful country tunes, one of the country’s most respected bands. Inspired by the classic songs of The Band and Neil Young as well as newer blues statesmen like My Morning Jacket and Wilco, The Hello Morning has assembled a 6 piece collective filled with guitars, singers and hammond organs.

      Tix $12


    • TheBeez

      Friday 4th April

      THE BEEZ

      Playing an average 120 shows a year, primarily in Europe but extending to major folk festivals in Canada & Australia. The Beez have also appeared on ABC TV´s Spicks & Specks. Their own unique blend of music & humour with which they have enchanted audiences all over the world! We welcome our special guests to No.5 for a great night of music & Berlin cabaret.


      Tix $15


    • ChristopherColeman

      Saturday 5th April


      A sound that effortlessly & beautifully crosses the divides of folk-pop, blues & rock, & with well-crafted, narrative-driven songs that are in turn evocative, whimsical & infectious. Intimate vocals & sweet melodies to audience sing-a-longs & exuberant, cheeky rock’n roll showmanship, the atmosphere, & the audience, is putty in their hands. Coleman’s undeniable charisma & charm adds something special to the already abundant talent on show.


      Supported tonight by Bello local’s Holly & Pip from ‘Patchwork Cavelcade’, a unique style and sound which they blend together in their stories of life, love, loss, beauty and the open road.


      Tix $10 pre. $12 door


    • DarrebJack

      Friday 18th April


      Multiple award-winning Australian Blues musician Darren Jack has been electrifying audiences with his signature powerhouse Rock ‘n’ Blues and original music for over twenty years. A performer that exudes emotion and a feel for every note he plays.


      Tix $12

    • TheBakersDigest

      Sunday 20th April

      The Bakers Digest

      This Easter Sunday we have special guests all the way from SA, The Bakers Digest, their fuse of Dylan and Neil Young inspired lyrics, on top of beats like The Band and Dr. John delivering an unstoppable folk-rock revival. We will be serving food & drink all afternoon, the band will be on around 7pm!!


      Tix $10

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    Love our Locals

    The Bellinger Valley is home to some of the finest suppliers of fresh produce in the country & our local farmers & neighboring small businesses help us to present you with the best possible quality food & beverage that we can muster!

    We use the best local, organic & bio-dynamic produce where available. By supporting local growers we are not only promoting growth of the local economy, we are reducing transportation costs & unnecessary use of non-renewable energy, not to mention providing healthy & affordable food for our community.

    Here’s some of our favorite local suppliers…

    • PennyFarthing


      Sourcing the best seasonal organic green beans direct from the growers in Hondurus, Guatemala & Papua New Guinea. One of the best local roasts around.


      Penny Farthing Coffee Roasters


    • BellingenBrewing


      Using only the finest quality malted barley & hops, Mr Jennings has been producing a small range of hand crafted ales since 2005. With no additives or preservatives, this is real beer as it should be, brewed just across the bridge!


    • Kombu


      Located right next door, this family owned super store has been serving our local community with affordable organic & healthy living goodness for over 10 years. Thanks Kev, Lowanna & all the crew for your amazing hard work in supplying us with real, nutritious food to eat!


    • YamstickEggs


      Over the hill in the Missabotti Valley, 500 happy chooks pluck & peck around Yamstick Farm & supply us with some of the best eggs you’ll ever taste – certified organic, free range & very hard to beat – just check out the yolks! 


    • JimmysGreens


      Grown using an environmentally friendly & sustainable organic aquaponic system in Bonville, Jimmy grows his greens using absolutely no chemical fertilizers or pesticides & 90% less water then conventional soil based farming. This is a fully sustainable food production method that is ideal for our changing climatic environment – go get em’ Jimmy!


    • PatIvan

      PAT & IVAN

      Out along the Waterfall Way toward Dorrigo, Pat & Ivan have been ‘open for business’ at Roses Fruit Stall for 50 odd years. Ivan drops in our green apples & local macadamias & never fails to throw in a cracker good old joke on the house.

    • GreenGrocers


      These guys are our local greengrocer, locally owned and run, they are focussed on sourcing the best local produce from the region.


    • AndreasGelato


      From the sunny seaside town of Sawtell comes our seriously great gelato… try a scoop & see for yourself !

    • Pat


      Some potatoes, some veggies but mostly a good old cuppa tea & a chat. Last year we made a beautiful little short film called PAT, check it out here on ABC Open…


      PAT – ABC Open


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    Come Together

    Live music, community gatherings & events are happening all throughout the year & we would love to share it with you all!

    Keep up to date with the latest news, join our mailing list… click the mail icon bottome right of our webpage or visit our FaceBook page:


    And we’d love to get your feedback & hear the full report… we welcome you to review us on tripadvisor.com.au!!


    For artist bookings please contact Tracey Collier-Griffiths:

    Kick Music Management

    E: tracey@kickmusic.com.au


    5 Church Street Bellingen NSW, Australia 2454
    P: 6655 0155
    E: cometogether@5churchstreet.com


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