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The Workshop Kitchen

With spacious and seriously slick interiors by acclaimed hospitality designer Paul Kelly Design and a relaxed vibe led by a buzzing open kitchen, this Tamworth institution is ideal for all day dining. The Workshop Kitchen has been proudly serving amazing food and wine since 1986 and is considered the high watermark of regional hospitality.

The Workshop Kitchen is renowned for being the only place in town open all day, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks until late (including public holidays).

The brekkie picks include Truffle Mushrooms & Eggs with pan fried Swiss brown mushrooms, confit garlic, scrambled eggs, truffle oil, Grana Padano & local Reverence Sourdough and the Japanese Dashi Omelette with sushi rice, bonito furikake, shallots, soy & wasabi ponzu dressing. Local Antilles coffee beans get the respect they deserve, and the tea is loose leaf! What more do you want to kick off the day?

Timeless fare with a modern twist is at the heart of this bright and breezy enduring eatery. There’s everything from artisan bread, seafood and pasta to local Jack’s Creek Beef 3+MS New York Cut Sirloin cooked on the wood-fired grill. Delicious sides and salads also grace the seasonal menu. If sweet is your thing, you’ll be torn between the Bombe Alaska with house made seasonal ice cream, Genoise sponge, meringue and liqueur of the day and the delectable Basque Burnt Cheesecake with Le Chevre cheese, stewed rhubarb and raspberry sorbet.

The restaurant achieved a 3 Glass rating for its extensive wine list in the 2023 Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards. This accolade recognises world class wine lists and establishments that are committed to presenting the best possible wine selection and service to their customers. The Workshop Kitchen is the first restaurant in the region and one of only a few prestigious eateries in the nation to ever receive a 3 Glass rating, showcasing more than 286 wines and 36 wines by the glass.

A mix of flavours and culinary styles give the menu a distinct edge and ticks the boxes of fresh, seasonal and wood grill. Simply add excellent matching wines, laid back professional service, then sit back and enjoy.

There’s also a private dining salon (which can accommodate up to 16 people) that’s removed in splendid isolation from the equally elegant main dining areas. With leather banquettes, locally crafted timber, well spaced tables & white marble kitchen, this sophisticated diner is the perfect spot to enjoy an authentic meal and relaxed dining experiences throughout the day or night.

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Dine & Save with Priority Guest Rewards

Priority Guest Rewards (PGR) members will enjoy the following benefits at The Workshop Kitchen:

  • 10% dinner discount*
  • Buy 1 Lunch, Get 1 Lunch Free**

*PGR members receive 10% off food & beverage for dinner only. Applies when dining in The Workshop Kitchen & to tables of 4 people or less. Excludes special event dinners such as Valentine’s Day.

**Buy 1 main lunch meal & get 1 meal free (to equal or lesser value). Excludes items from the Wood-Fired Grill. Valid for lunch only from 12pm-2pm. Excludes special lunch events such as Christmas Day & Mother’s Day.

Join PGR today to start enjoying these exclusive dining benefits.


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