In the heart of the Tweed Valley, amidst the lush, rolling pastures of Northern Rivers, lies a culinary treasure rapidly gaining acclaim.
Farm & Co Restaurant, located a mere 15 minutes from Coolangatta airport and near the coastal towns of Kingscliff and Casuarina, is not just a restaurant; it’s a vibrant, living testament to the farm-to-plate ethos.
This unique establishment, set on a 52-acre organic family-owned farm in Cudgen, is more than a dining venue—it’s an experience that educates, nourishes and inspires.
The farm-to-plate restaurant is a collaboration between Mark Wilson, Founder of PLB Group – creators of Tweed Coast favourite Spice Den, Taverna, Lolita’s Mexican Cantina, Osteria Weddings and Ancora, in addition to The Acre Boomerang Farm in the Gold Coast Hinterland – alongside hospitality heavyweights Rachel Duffy, former General Manager at Icebergs Dining Room and Bar, Icebergs Group, and founder of Cabarita’s esteemed No 35. Kitchen and Bar, founding team member Tim Coleman, who managed the three chef-hatted Rockpool restaurant in Sydney, and Amy Brown, who brings calm, guiding hands overseeing the operation as Venue Manager after a long stint at Rick Shores.
The setting of Farm & Co is nothing short of picturesque. As patrons arrive, they are greeted by the serene beauty of the Tweed Valley, enveloped in an ambience that combines rustic charm with refined elegance. The recently revamped restaurant sits proudly amid sprawling organic farmland, offering diners an unparalleled view of the countryside and the farm’s daily operations.
The venue’s appeal lies in its culinary philosophy centred around using the freshest organic produce. The restaurant’s menu changes frequently to reflect the season’s best offerings, with each dish being a tribute to the quality of the ingredients. The paddock-to-plate experience is at the core of the restaurant’s commitment to sustainability, ensuring that the food journey from the farm to the diner’s plate is short. The organic produce, grown mere meters from where patrons dine, is the star of each dish, providing a delightful dining experience deeply connected to the land.
The menu is designed to be shared, fostering a sense of community and togetherness among guests. This approach to dining is not just about enjoying a meal; it’s about creating memories. Whether it’s a refined rustic dinner overlooking the farm or a leisurely Sunday brunch, the restaurant offers a variety of experiences.
Dinners are available from Thursday to Saturday, with long lunches served from Friday to Sunday, including a special Sunday brunch and picnic option.
The capability of the team to cater to different dietary needs is a source of pride, as they take great care to ensure that everyone can enjoy the tasty options available, regardless of their dietary restrictions.
The restaurant’s schedule is packed with a range of events. Guests can indulge in a Coal Fire BBQ, a perfect blend of rustic cooking methods and gourmet cuisine each Thursday.
Sundays at Farm & Co are a treat with the Brunch and Picnic options, and the last Sunday of most months features the ‘Day on the Lawn’ event, inviting diners to bask in the beauty of the farm while enjoying their meal.
Beyond its regular dining services, Farm & Co has also established itself as an ideal venue for special events and group bookings. From bespoke celebrations to unforgettable weddings, the restaurant provides a stunning and versatile backdrop, perfect for creating memorable moments.
At its core, Farm & Co is more than just a restaurant. It is a destination where food, education, and inspiration converge. The experience of dining here is a journey through the senses, delivering a glimpse into the sustainable, organic farming practices at the venue’s heart. For those seeking a culinary adventure that is both enriching and delightful, Farm & Co Restaurant on the Tweed Coast is a must-visit destination.
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Farm & Co
529 Cudgen Road, Cudgen NSW, 2487
Thursday – 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Friday & Saturday -11:30 am – 8:30 pm (all day dining)
Sunday – 10 am – 6:00 pm