Kanangra / Oberon

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Halfway House – Hampton     
Good burgers, reasonable prices, good service and canyoner friendly. For the meat lovers you can’t go past the Shearers Special.
(02) 6359 3302 – Jenolan Caves Road

Caves House – Jenolan Caves     
There’s absolutely no justification to stop here. Just keep on driving to Hampton or Oberon.
(02) 6359 3311 – Jenolan Caves Road

The Royal Hotel – Oberon     
We turned up late with a large group right as the kitchen was closing once, and instead of sending us away they called in another cook. It’s been my pub of choice ever since. Good food, big serves, affordable prices. Unfortunately they are now sometimes closed on Sunday nights, so make sure you phone ahead.
(02) 6336 1011 –  113 Oberon Street

Peters Cafe – Oberon    
Good quality takeaway, and will even take phone orders if you want to save time while passing through. Best of all, it has a wood fire to keep you cosy when it’s cold outside.
(02) 6336 1154 – 107 Oberon Street

Dj’s Cafe & Takeaway – Oberon     
Ultimate food regret. A rump steak, medium rare, was ordered. What arrived was something tougher than an old pair of Scarpas. It had clearly been defrosted in the microwave for too long, so had already half cooked, then thrown onto the hotplate where the end of the cremation took place, in a sea of fat.
(02) 6336 1528 – 169 Oberon St

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