Where to Eat

Parkes offers a great selection of dining options to cater for a range of tastes.

Whether you’re after a hearty meal or a satisfying snack, you are sure to have a pleasant dining experience wherever you choose to dine in Parkes.


2019 Parkes Elvis Festival Preferred Hospitality Partners:

10-16 Bogan St
(02) 6862 3000

The delightful Galaxy Restaurant has seating for 40 people. It operates six days a week (excluding Sunday).

10 Court St
(02) 6862 2229

Offering both modern Australian cuisine and share plates, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Complemented by a great selection of local wines.

48 Welcome St
(02) 6862 2622

Conveniently located in the heart of Parkes. Whether yo’re looking for a quiet drink, a punt on the horses, a meal, a function venue, a comfy room or all of the above, the Coachman has everything you need.

209 Clarinda St
(02) 6862 1877

A small cafe with a big personality and great coffee. Friendly staff offer a variety of fresh sandwiches, speciality meals and homemade sweets. Gluten-free options available.

Telescope Road
(02) 6862 1566

Come and eat in or take away a Dish-made pie, scones or choose from the all-day menu. Enjoy a Byron Bay coffer, Milky Way shake and so much more while the famous Dish observes the universe. Open 8.30am – 4.15pm. Find us on Facebook.

 246 Clarinda St
(02) 6862 4731

Serving a delicious range of tasty pizzas, succulent desserts and the thickest thick shakes in town! Open daily from 11am.

 7-9 Bushman St
(02) 6862 6236

An atmospheric dining experience in a classic yet contemporary setting. The modern Australian menu is sure to please and the wine list extensive. Dinner from 6pm Monday to Saturday.

 Cnr Bogan and Grenfell Sts
(02) 6862 5544

Create your own taste or enjoy a coffee at McCafe. Proudly supporting Parkes Elvis Festival. Offering quality service, cleanliness and value from 5am to 10pm Sunday through Thursday. 5am to 11pm Friday and Saturday.

 194-196 Clarinda St
(02) 6862 1499 

The biggest entertainment venue in Parkes. Pop in for a cool drink and take adventage of the fully functioning TAB & Keno facilities or tuck into bistro meals from 11am to 3pm and 5pm to 9pm.

 4 Hooley St
(02) 6862 2772

Enjoy the airconditioned comfort and premier al fresco area of this relaxed and friendly club. Walk-up Elvis’ welcome to perform. Free entry to all shows. Australian and Asian meals and snacks available from 11am.

Smeaton’s Bakehouse
 184 Clarinda St
02 6862 2515

Located between Cooke Park and the Parkes League Club, is Smeaton’s Bakery. You will find a variety of handmade pies and pastries, freshly baked breads and sandwiches as well as coffee, cold drinks and our infamous Elvis custard tart. Open Mon-Sat from 5:30am and Sun 7am during the Festival.

 350 Clarinda St
(02) 6862 2254

A friendly hotel with typical country hospitality in a central location. Great counter lunches and dinners are a speciality and are always kept at very reasonable prices.

 Cnr Caledonia and May Sts
(02) 6862 1553

A fun and friendly environment where you can relax, dine and be entertained. Lunch available from 12noon to 2pm, dinner from 6pm to 9pm.

Inquiries: Parkes Visitor Information Centre
Phone: (02) 6862 6000
Or visit the visitparkes website:



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