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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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      Thursday 5th February

      I Sognaturi

      I Sognaturi have just completed a 36 concert tour across European in 2014, playing in Italy, Croatia, Austria and Hungary.

      They will be touring in Australia in January and February in 2015, starting at the famous Cygnet Folk Festival in Tasmania.

      A delightfully sumptuous collaboration between Italian singer, accordionist, folklorist and teacher, Veronica Canale, and Australian composer, performer , multi-instrumentalist Trevor Brown. Veronica specializes in collecting and performing the exquisitely quirky music of her home city, Venice , is also a virtuosic accordionist, researcher of Italian traditional songs and lullabies.

      She has also performed and collaborated with many international circus and theatre acts, as well as creating work for the Venice Biennale.

      Trevor Brown (Waiting for Guinness, Gypsy Dub Sound System) is a virtuosic multi-instrumentalist and is a prolific composer and masterful improviser, lending his talents to an array of diverse projects around the country and the World, from circuses to symphonies , from Darwin to Dakar. His ability to blend classical /folk /electronic to experimental compliments the sometimes serene, strident and humorous music of Veronica.

      Veronica and Trevor shared a warehouse in in the grotty streets of Chippendale in Sydney 10 years ago and started playing together then, and they’ve furthered the project when Trevor has traveled to Italy to play with her in some quintessentially crazy Italian festivals, in Venice, Lido and Abruzzo in 2008, 2010, 2013 and 2014, with further plans for 2015 in Australia and another European summer.

      Tix $10

      http://trevorbrownmusic.com/artists/i-sognatori/
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      Friday 6th February

      Grace Turner

      Grace Turner’s songs are honest revelations with soaring vocal lines, layers of guitar, strings and harmonies create an intimate and powerful collection of her personal songs.
      “Grace Turner is going to take over the world with this dreamy, lilting melancholy…” Kira Puru, Singer.

       

      Tix -$5

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      Saturday 7th February

      Green Mohair Suits

      Despite sporadic activity in recent years, Sydney’s Green Mohair Suits are ramping it up. The band has a full album release slated for September 2014 and has just released Aubergine, its second EP this year.

      Brian Campeau and his compatriots Richard Cuthbert, Jason Mannell, and Ben Romalis – a quartet with strong four-part harmonies and love of shenanigans have sidelined the side project tag, and now appear to be allowing Green Mohair Suits to stride ahead as their frontrunner musical outlet.

      Their love of Gram Parsons still close to their flannelette-covered hearts (they started playing in the guise of a Parsons tribute outfit), the band members are the first to admit that the sweeping, expansive clatter and twang they’re pedaling these days pushes their country, folk and bluegrass roots sound.

       

      Tix $15

      http://www.greenmohairsuits.com/index.html
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      Thursday 12th February

      Beaten Bodies

      Beaten Bodies grew out of Wollongong, NSW in 2012 via friends of friends and a passion for early soul and Motown. The name was coined from Beat + Bodies, the essential elements in the music they wanted to make. After two well received EPs, both here in Australia and abroad, countless shows all over the country, lineup changes, and a desire to evolve and hone a sound that now sits somewhere close to nusoul, Beaten Bodies have our attention going into 2015. Expect organic, lush backdrops, wiggly basslines, futuristic beats and the beautiful voice and words of Marli Wilde.

       

      Tix $10

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      Friday 13th February

      Den Hanrahan

      Den Hanrahan is a singer/songwriter, storyteller, guitar, banjo and harp player, stomp-box stomper, front bar larrikin and outback romper. His raucous ballads collide all over the history of a misspent youth in a country with enough bushrangin’, pub-brawlin’, truck-drivin’, gold-pannin’, wombat-neckin’, mutton-stealin’ lore to fill a thousand more.

      He plays like he drives, fast and ferocious, burning out motors and his good wife’s patience as he treks the country, rocking roadhouses, festivals and pubs. Bold and bodacious, his shows can be as alarmingly intimate as they are good old-fashioned fun.

       

      tix $10

      http://www.reverbnation.com/denhanrahan
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      Saturday 14th February

      Ed Wells w Benny Francis & Gina Balenzano

      Don’t miss a special Valentine’s Day
      performance by talented Sydney-based
      Folk Singer-Songwriter Ed Wells.

      Ed has recently returned from his Tour
      of the UK to promote his new EP
      “Sparrow & Seed”.

      His soulful voice has amazed audiences
      in both Europe and Australia, and the
      Music Industry has compared him
      to the likes of Matt Corby and Jeff Buckley.

      Ed will be supported by well-known
      North Coast Indie Artist Benny Francis
      and Festival Performer Gina Balenzano

       

      Tix $15

      http://www.edwellsmusic.com
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      Friday 27th February

      Mr Cassidy w Andrew Morris

      For Danni Carr and Emilie Owen, the little band they started while their husbands were out surfing and jamming has become the band their husbands want to play in. When your husbands happen to be Scott Owen (The Living End) and Ash Grunwald, two incredibly successful Australian musos, that’s when the ‘little band’ – Mr Cassidy – becomes more than a way to pass the time, it becomes a serious musical outfit.

      Forming early in 2012, Mr Cassidy’s early sessions as a two piece – Danni’s soaring vocals and guitar, combined with Emilie’s haunting harmonies, mandolin and violin – quickly became a trio when husband Scott jumped in on double bass and vocals, and then a four piece with the addition of Fingers Malone (a producer and collaborator to husband Ash) on drums.

      If you haven’t had the pleasure or opportunity to see the Mr Cassidy magic live yet, you may want to make it your top priority; this ‘little band’ is about to be very, very big.

      Tix $10

      http://www.mrcassidymusic.com

      http://www.andrewmorris.com.au

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      Saturday 28th February

      PHIL AND TRUDI EDGELEY

      Phil & Trudy Edgeley have been criss-crossing the continent tirelessly over the past few years carving out their way as a genuine musical force. They have systematically earnt themselves a reputation for creating striking original material and delivering shows which are not only drenched in power and dynamics but still manage to be soulful and sensitive. The songs, which are a result of the infusion of cultures and influences, produce a musical experience that is both captivating and intriguing.

      With the vast experience gained from performing together throughout the UK, Europe and the USA, Trudy and Phil encapsulate the dynamics of a great partnership on both a musical and a personal level. Throw in a little humour and interaction with the audience and the result is a show that draws the listener into a new and exciting place.

      Phil and Trudy Edgeley, hard to define? …yes, worth further investigation? …Absolutely!

       

      TIX – $10

      http://www.philedgeley.com/about.html
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      Saturday 7th March

      Kim Richey and Sarah Humphreys

      Two critically acclaimed female singer-songwriters from opposite sides of the world will join forces in early 2015 to play a handful of one-off, intimate shows.

      Two-time Grammy nominated Kim Richey is a Nashville based storyteller who tugs at the heartstrings – with a voice so pure, arresting and honest, it literally aches with life’s truths. Audiences will be in for a treat when she is joined on a small run of shows by local songstress Sarah Humphreys.

      Over the past two decades Kim has released six critically acclaimed albums, been listed in the Top 10 Albums of 1999 in Time Magazine for her album Glimmer, plus received 4-stars in Rolling Stone and named ‘Alt- Country Album Of The Year’ in People Magazine for her album Rise. Her voice can be heard on “Come Pick Me Up” from Ryan Adams debut album Heartbreaker and her songs have been recorded by the likes of Trisha Yearwood and James Morrison. She has even appeared on a William Shatner record produced by Ben Folds.

      Most recently, a sublime array of guests feature on Kim’s 2013 release, Thorn In My Heart, including Jason Isbell, Wilco’s Pat Sansone, My Morning Jacket’s Carl Broemel, Will Kimbrough and, returning the harmony-singing favour, Trisha Yearwood.
      An Ohio native, Kim now resides in Nashville. Her songs have been featured in film and TV and she continues to travel the world – never being afraid to go where the inspiration is.

       

      TIX – $20

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      Friday 10th April

      Dubarray

      Known internationally as one of Australia’s best-kept secrets, Dubarray are the rising figure of conscious world/electro/dub music. Following in the footsteps of their peers such as OKA, Tijuana Cartel & flavours of Thievery Corporation & Groove Armada, Dubarray are a unique act, which combines live instrumentation such as soulful conscious lyrical vocals with keys, guitar, percussion, sax & didge with ambient electro undertone’s to create a blanket of euphoria. The band are no strangers to working the international touring circuit with 3 solid years of touring Europe, 2 full length albums and multiple trips around Australia and Asia building a grassroots following, the band has stapled themselves as an internationally recognised force in the independent music scene. The band is back on the road again in 2015 with their brand new album ‘Visions Collide’ and a massive list of festival & venue dates across the country. This will be a night not to be missed in Bellingen.

      TIX – $15

       

       

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      Saturday 11th April

      Winterbourne

      For the past couple of years, Central Coast folk troubadours Winterbourne (aka James Draper and Jordan Brady) have captivated audiences busking their way up and down Australia’s East Coast.

      Meeting at high school, the duo had a common interest in music, growing up on a healthy dose of The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, ACDC, Stereophonics and Crosby, Stills & Nash. It was these formative years that created an interest in following a music path that would later become the current formation.

      Post high school years, they adapted a disciplined Saturday morning routine; waking up at 4am and driving to Sydney, then waiting nine hours to eventually busk the main spot in Pitt Street Mall. A Persian mat, a milk crate to stand on and the juggling of 3-4 instruments at a time drew some big crowds and helped the boys acquire a strong following on the streets, selling out of EPs and consistently wowing audiences with their energetic performances.

      Over this period, original songs were penned and the Winterbourne’s sound was developed for the eventual release of their 2014 EP ‘All But The Sun’ which debut at No.9 on the iTunes Album Charts and their respective EP launch at The Lair in Sydney selling out. The pair have then embarked in their first national tour supporting singer/songwriter Patrick James and got a spot as the main support for Little May’ debut EP tour.

      ‘All But The Sun’ is carried by Draper and Brady’s strong vocal melodies and harmonies and unique chemistry as a duo. The EP sees acoustic guitars, weaving with mandolin, lush bass & keys grooves and rhythmic drumming forming a collection of well-crafted songs. The lead track taken from the EP, ‘Cold’, is the band’s first single.

       

      TIX – $12 pre show/$15 on the door

       

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    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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      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
    • Thursday 6th March

      The London Klezmer Quartet
    • 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
    • Saturday 13th September

      Katie Noonan
    • Thursday 18th September

      Maia Jelavic
    • Friday 3rd October

      Cat Canteri
    • Saturday 4th October

      Roesy
    • Sunday 5th October

      Luke Jon Shearer
    • Friday 10th October

      Brad Martin and Shaun Meehan
    • Saturday 11th October

      Lisa Richards and The Baker Suite
    • Wednesday 15th October

      The Grahams + Marcus Blake + Phil Smith
    • Friday 17th October

      All Our Exes Live in Texas
    • Thursday 23rd October

      Siskin River – ALBUM TOUR!
    • Friday 24th October

      James Bennett
    • Friday 31st October

      Yoyo Tuki
    • Saturday 1st November

      Starboard Cannons
    • Thursday 6th November

      We Two Theives
    • Friday 7th November

      We Two Theives – ENCORE!!
    • Saturday 8th November

      AKoVA
    • Wednesday 12th November

      Hat Fitz & Cara “Do Tell” Tour
    • Friday 14th November

      Benjalu Winter Acustic tour with The Flumes
    • Friday 21st November

      Jack Carty
    • Wednesday 26th November

      Liz Stringer
    • Saturday 29th November

      Toni Swain
    • Monday 1st December

      MOVIE NIGHT @ NO 5 – Jim Henson’s LABYRINTH!!!
    • Friday 5th December

      Steve Tyson
    • Saturday 6th December

      Betty and Oswald
    • Monday 8th December

      FILM CLUB!! Screening – FRANK
    • Wednesday 10th December

      TIMBERWOLF
    • Thursday 11th December

      David Flower and Caroline Trengove
    • Sunday 14th December

      Tora – Eat The Sun Tour
    • Monday 15th December

      No 5 Film Club presents – TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE!!
    • Thursday 18th December

      Steve Smyth
    • Friday 19th December

      THE MID NORTH ALBUM LAUNCH!!
    • Saturday 20th December

      Darren Jack
    • Monday 22nd December

      FLIM CLUB PRESENTS – Bad Santa!!
    • Thursday 25th December

      - Christmas Day we are Closed -
    • Saturday 27th December

      Original Sin
    • Monday 29th December

      GHOSTBUSTERS!
    • Thursday 1st January

      - New Year’s Day we are closed -
    • Friday 2nd January

      JODI MARTIN
    • Saturday 3rd January

      Morgan Billygoat Tucker
    • Sunday 4th January

      The Brass Knuckle Brass Band
    • Friday 9th January

      Jenn Grant & The Starboard Cannons
    • Monday 12th January

      FILM CLUB PRESENTS – DEAD END DRIVE IN!!
    • Friday 16th January

      Steve Smyth
    • Monday 19th January

      Film Club Presents – WAKE IN FRIGHT!!
    • Friday 23rd January

      Dan Waters
    • Saturday 24th January

      Telegraph Tower
    • Sunday 25th January

      Daniel Champagne
    • Monday 26th January

      HAPPY AUSTRALIA DAY!! – CLOSED
    • Thursday 29th January

      Kava Kings
    • Friday 30th January

      Honey & Knives
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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.

       

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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

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      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