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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!

  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.

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      Saturday 13th September

      Katie Noonan

      4 x ARIA award winner Katie Noonan’s technical mastery and pure voice make her one of Australia’s most versatile and beloved vocalists.

      ‘Songbook’ will see Katie exploring material from throughout her career including songs from George, Katie Noonan and the Captains, Elixir and her acclaimed solo album. This intimate solo performance mode is the perfect setting for Katie to revisit her most popular songs.

      In 2013 The Herald Sun announced Katie one of the 20 greatest Australian singers of all time as voted by her peers. Don’t miss this chance to see why.

      According to Katie, Songbook explores “the last 15 years of my life. It has been really interesting going through these works and seeing my evolution as a musician; my journey from a girl to a young woman to a wife and mother.”

      In Songbook, Katie revisits moments that speak less about her career and more about her life and loves. ‘Spawn’ was written by “a 19-year-old girl facing the world and confronting the loss of innocence”; elsewhere, ‘Special Ones’ speaks of “self-respect and empowerment” while ‘Love’s My Song For You’ is a tribute to “then boyfriend, now husband and soul mate Zac,” father of Katie’s sons.

      The Songbook tour will show Katie at her most personal and sublime, with each song’s origin and inspiration explored onstage. Fans will delve deeper into the songs they know and understand the background stories that accompany the material.

       

      Matinee

      Doors 3:00 PM

      Jack Carty 3:30 PM – 4:10 PM

      Katie Noonan 4:30 PM – 5:40 PM

      Doors Close 6:00 PM

       

      Evening

      Doors 8:00 PM

      Jack Carty 8:30 PM – 9:10 PM

      Katie Noonan 9:30 PM – 10:40 PM

       

      Bookings essential!!

      Tix $35 (pre) & $40 (door)

       

      http://katienoonan.com
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      Thursday 18th September

      Maia Jelavic

      Maia Jelavic falls somewhere within the wide world of folk music, a songwriter whose unique and intelligent lyrics leave you feeling breathless and amazed. Her songs are stories, full of colour and charm, enthralling the listener with lyrics that strike a chord in memories forgotten and treasured. Maia’s tunes revolve around a lot of arpeggio finger-picking goodness, and while the acoustic guitar is her instrument of choice she is regularly tempted to break out both the banjo and ukulele. Writing all of her own music and lyrics, Maia has recently recorded her debut EP, “The Less I See” which comprises 5 tracks and was released in September 2013.

       

      Tix $10

       

      www.facebook.com/maiajmusic
    • MarcusCorowa

      Saturday 20th September

      Marcus Corowa

      Sydney-based singer/songwriter Marcus Corowa, may be a relative newcomer to the professional music scene, but he is already turning heads amongst music fans with his catchy melodies, heartfelt lyrics and silky smooth singing voice. Drawing on his Aboriginal and South Sea Islander roots, Marcus combines elements of blues, jazz and funk to create a soulful, soothing sound that is distinctly his own.

       

      Tix $TBA

      http://www.marcuscorowa.com
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      Friday 3rd October

      Cat Canteri

       

      Born and raised in Northcote, Melbourne, multi-instrumentalist Cat Canteri is best known as the singer-songwriter, drummer in alt-country group The Stillsons.

      Canteri’s voice has been described by The Music as, ‘warm tones spreading over like hot molasses’, and her highly versatile drumming style has seen her perform on stage with Saskwatch, Gotye, and Jeff Lang.

      Tix $15

      http://www.catcanteri.com
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      Saturday 4th October

      Luke Jon Shearer

      Luke Jon Shearer is a multi-instrumentalist and solo artist from Newcastle, Australia. To date he has released two albums with Sydney band Temple Of Sorrow in which his stamp on the band’s sound was dramatic and immediate through his creation of beautiful, Spacious walls of sound.

       

      Tix $10

      https://www.facebook.com/Lukejonshearer?sk=wall
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      Saturday 11th October

      Lisa Richards and The Baker Suite

      Lisa Richards

      Folk Nouveau chanteuse exploring the world through a melting pot mix of sounds that include folk, jazz, country and blues. She recently moved home to Australia after a very extended musical stint in the USA.

      The Baker Suite

      Fresh off their  Womadelaide main stage  performance, they are in short...“Art-folk-pop, french-cafe and cabaret romantica . . . storytelling, built around a warm combination of acoustic guitar and parisian-esque accordion.”

       

      Tix $10 or $15 on the door

      http://www.thebakersuite.com/home
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      Wednesday 15th October

      The Grahams + Marcus Blake + Phil Smith

      NYC/Nashville based Americana duo and lifelong romantic partners The Grahams are set to embark on their first ever tour of Australia in support of their debut album, Riverman’s Daughter. Combining soulful bluegrass with both traditional folk, and old-time country blues into an infectious blend of storytelling, The Grahams weave inspiring melodies and lyrics into songs of love, loss, yearning, and the view from rural American roads less traveled. The duo, accompanied by like-minded sidemen, and supported by notable local acts, will be touring down under throughout October; Riverman’s Daughter will be released on Sony Music in late September.

       

       

       

      Tix $10 pre show/$15 door

    • Thursday 16th October

      Suzannah Espie, Van Walker and Mick Daley

      Three prodigiously prolific songwriters play No 5 Church Street on Thursday October 16. Suzannah Espie, Van Walker and Mick Daley have between them penned many hundreds of songs, most of which have found their way onto radio and into people’s hearts across Australia and the world.
      Suzannah, the 2013 Port Fairy Maton Artist of the Year and MBAS Blues Performer of the Year in 2008, has released around 20 albums, as both a solo artist and as a member of groups Git, The Junes, The Cartridge Family and Miss Suzannah Espie and Big Boy Lemonade.
      She’s toured extensively through the USA and Australia and her most recent album Sea Of Lights found its way into many best-of lists in 2013, including The Age EG section and Rhythms magazine.
      Van is a cult figure in Melbourne, where he’s written over 500 songs, realising six full-length albums from 2008 – 2010, the JB HIFI MAG observing; “Van Walker writes songs with the ease the rest of us breathe.”

       

       

      Tix – $20

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      Saturday 18th October

      All Our Exes Live in Texas

      All Our Exes Live in Texas is a fantasy draft of Sydney musical talent – Elana Stone, Katie Wighton, Hannah Crofts & Georgia Mooney – all beautiful performers in their own right – here combining in four-part folk heaven.

      They tour Australia this October to celebrate the release of their brand new single Tell Me, from their forthcoming debut album.

      Tell Me is about mess and chaos – a disarray of love, punch-ups and everything in between. It’s a song you’ll have floating around in your head for days.

       

      Tix – $15 pre show $20 door

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      Wednesday 12th November

      Hat Fitz & Cara “Do Tell” Tour

      This dynamic duo is a unique combination that have skillfully combined their music of hill style country blues with old time folk. Their material is original yet crosses the boundries as if written from a time once forgotten.

       

      Tix – TBA

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      Friday 14th November

      STEVE SMYTH – Exits Tour

      From the streets of Barcelona to touring alongside the likes of The Killers, Angus and Julia Stone, Lanie Lane and Kim Churchill, Smyth has proven time and time again to be devastating in the live setting. A voice churned up in Bourbon soaked Louisiana gravel that soars to the heavens at times with its sweetness…after experiencing Steve Smyth, it’s tempting to compare him with some of the great vocalists of the past few decades.

       

       

       

       

      Tix $10

    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
    • Saturday 7th December

      Nice Verdes
    • Saturday 14th December

      Joni Mitchell Show
    • Sunday 15th December

      Benjalu
    • Saturday 21st December

      Shaun Kirk
    • Friday 3rd January

      Hunt Brothers
    • Saturday 4th January

      Zoe Elliot
    • Friday 10th January

      Rizal Abdulhadi
    • Saturday 11th January

      Aubrey Auld
    • Thursday 16th January

      Jamie Hutchings
    • Friday 17th January

      Matt Henry, Brad Butcher & Jen Mize
    • Saturday 18th January

      Akova
    • Friday 24th January

      Matt Wicking & D.A Calf
    • Saturday 25th January

      Kim Churchill
    • Sunday 26th January

      Hatz Fitz & Cara
    • Saturday 15th February

      Miss Renee Simone
    • Thursday 20th February

      LITTLE BASTARD
    • Friday 21st February

      OH PEP! + ONE UP TWO DOWN
    • Friday 28th February

      FISH ON FIRE + ROOM 7
    • Saturday 8th March

      Mettaphor
    • Friday 14th March

      MORGAN ‘BILLYGOAT’ TUCKER
    • Wednesday 19th March

      GROWING CITIES
    • Thursday 27th March

      MARK WILKINSON
    • Friday 28th March

      CYNDI BOSTE
    • Saturday 29th March

      THE HELLO MORNING
    • Friday 4th April

      THE BEEZ
    • Saturday 5th April

      CHRISTOPHER COLEMAN COLLECTIVE
    • Friday 18th April

      DARREN JACK
    • Sunday 20th April

      The Bakers Digest
    • Saturday 3rd May

      Manana
    • Saturday 10th May

      AKoVA
    • Friday 16th May

      Twin Haus
    • Friday 23rd May

      Slow Turismo
    • Saturday 24th May

      NATHAN KAYE
    • Friday 30th May

      PIRRA
    • Saturday 31st May

      Kevin Bennett and Glen Hannah
    • Friday 6th June

      Ed Kuepper
    • Saturday 7th June

      Chaika
    • Saturday 14th June

      T.J.Quinton & Ahliya Kite
    • Friday 20th June

      Lucie Thorne
    • Saturday 21st June

      Beaten Bodies
    • Thursday 26th June

      Mustered Courage
    • Friday 27th June

      The Dead Setters
    • Thursday 10th July

      Justin Bernasconi
    • Friday 11th July

      The Yearlings
    • Sunday 13th July

      Little Bastard
    • Sunday 20th July

      Essie Thomas
    • Thursday 24th July

      Benjalu
    • Friday 1st August

      JAY HOAD
    • Saturday 2nd August

      Tim ‘Tonic’ Hulsman
    • Saturday 9th August

      Melody Pool & Marlon Williams
    • Friday 15th August

      BELLINGEN JAZZ FESTIVAL
    • Wednesday 20th August

      Vincent Cross
    • Thursday 21st August

      Mr Black and Blues
    • Friday 29th August

      Miriam Lieberman
    • Sunday 31st August

      Julia Henning
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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…

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      PENNY FARTHING COFFEE ROASTERS

      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

       

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      BELLINGEN BREWING COMPANY

      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!

      www.bellobeer.com.au

    • Kombu

      KOMBU WHOLEFOODS

      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!

      www.kombuwholefoods.com.au

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      YAMSTICK EGGS

      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! 

      www.yamstick.com.au

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      JIMMY’S GREENS

      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!

      www.blueskyherbals.com.au

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      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.

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      BELLINGEN GREENGROCER

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

      www.bellingengreengrocers.com.au

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      ANDREA’S GELATO

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

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      AUNTY 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…

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      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:

    www.facebook/5churchstreet

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

     

    LIVE MUSIC
    For artist bookings please contact Tracey Collier-Griffiths:

    Kick Music Management

    E: tracey@kickmusic.com.au

     

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