Places To Eat

There are no restaurants or cafes here at Mt Barney Lodge, so this gives you the perfect excuse to venture out and explore the Scenic Rim (and NSW!).

You will find quaint country pubs that serve traditional pub fare, and small cafes that specialize in local fresh produce and the best coffee!

Always make sure you call ahead to check opening hours.

Here are just a few:

20 minutes drive from Mt Barney Lodge

The Rathdowney Pub ("The Rathy")

ph: 07 5544 1121

The Shed Cafe

(Open weekends only)

ph: 0403 163 151

45 minutes drive from Mt Barney Lodge

Woodenbong (NSW)

Woodenbong Hotel

ph: (02) 6635 1275


The Story Tree

ph: 07 5463 2980

Wild Grain

ph: 07 5463 2830

The Dugandan Hotel

ph: 07 5463 1048

The Vue Hotel

ph: 07 54634738

Spring Creek Mountain Cafe

ph: (07) 4664 7101

Vegetarian Meatloaf

prep time 10 mins cook time 30-45 min, plus an extra 10 min to cool serves 4 to 5


1 cup cooked/tinned lentils or black beans

1 cup breadcrumbs

1 small onion, diced

1 cup of quick cooking oats

¾ cup of grated cheddar cheese

2 eggs, beaten

½ cup spaghetti sauce or tomato sauce

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp of dried or fresh basil

1 tsp of dried or fresh parsley

½ tsp of seasoning salt

¼ tsp of black pepper


Drain and partially mash lentils

Stir in onion, oats, breadcrumbs and cheese until mixed

Add egg, tomato sauce, garlic, basil, parsley, seasoning salt and pepper

Mix well

Spoon into loaf pan that has been greased and lined

Smooth top with back of spoon

Bake at 250 degrees for 30-45 minutes until top of loaf is dry, firm and golden brown

Cool in pan on rack for about 10 minutes

Run a sharp knife around edges of pan then turn out loaf onto serving platter

*able to be frozen