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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 29th January

      Kava Kings

      “A gypsy drenched ska party sure to get the dance floor flooded with keen dancers and lovers of upbeat music”
      Musically inclined people meet and end up playing together all the time, so in that respect the origin of the Kava Kings is nothing new. Tom, Daniel, Chris and James all went to the same high school (albeit in different years) and formation seemed inevitable. It wasn’t until schoolies however in 2010 while bonding over kava – Fiji’s tongue tingling ‘national drink’ that the final pieces fell into place and a mutual love of kava and mutual love of gypsy, ska and reggae were to lay the foundation of the band and indeed their friendship.
      Since that fateful day, The Kava Kings have been headlining shows in both Sydney and up and down the east coast of Australia – delivering highly energetic performances which have helped them to earn a reputation and a following both locally and regionally.


      Tix $10


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      Friday 30th January

      Honey & Knives

      Bellingen based Honey & Knives marry the sweetness and beauty of life’s possibilities with honesty blunt as a butter knife. Drawing together influences from folk, bluegrass, country and blues, Honey & Knives craft compelling, raw original music informed by love, loss, redemption and resignation.

      Driven by the intricate, soaring vocal harmonies of front-women Toke and Jacquie, Honey and Knives compel you to listen closely. Toke sets the pace and tone on ukulele and Jacquie delivers atmospheric, captivating violin breaks. Adding texture and rhythm to the mix is the multi-instrumentalist Steve on banjo, mandolin and oil can slide and Aaron on steel string guitar and slide.

      Honey & Knives perform with passion, drawing a crowd and sharing their music with those who care to listen. The band has just finished their debut album ‘You Don’t Make The Rules’ and is available now at www.honeyandknives.com


      Tix $10

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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

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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

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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

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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




      Saturday 28th February


      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


    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

    • 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

    • 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

    • Friday 21st February

    • Friday 28th February

    • Thursday 6th March

      The London Klezmer Quartet
    • Saturday 8th March

    • Friday 14th March

    • Wednesday 19th March

    • Thursday 27th March

    • Friday 28th March

    • Saturday 29th March

    • Friday 4th April

      THE BEEZ
    • Saturday 5th April

    • Friday 18th April

    • Sunday 20th April

      The Bakers Digest
    • Saturday 3rd May

    • Saturday 10th May

    • Friday 16th May

      Twin Haus
    • Friday 23rd May

      Slow Turismo
    • Saturday 24th May

    • Friday 30th May

    • Saturday 31st May

      Kevin Bennett and Glen Hannah
    • Friday 6th June

      Ed Kuepper
    • Saturday 7th June

    • 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

    • Friday 1st August

      JAY HOAD
    • Saturday 2nd August

      Tim ‘Tonic’ Hulsman
    • Saturday 9th August

      Melody Pool & Marlon Williams
    • Friday 15th August

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • Thursday 1st January

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

    • 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

    • 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

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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!


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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.

    • GreenGrocers


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


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

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      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