Situated in the heart of the New England Region in NSW is the quirky country town of Walcha, surrounded by rolling hills and the gateway to the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, it is an easy one hour drive from Tamworth or Armidale. The Walcha Royal Cafe is the ideal motorcycle riders destination at the end of the famous Oxley Highway, a motorcyclists dream run from the coastal city of Port Macquarie that winds & twists through the great dividing range & beautiful forests and onto open plains. The Walcha Royal Cafe beckons as the perfect rest stop for a fresh coffee & meal before continuing your journey or just hang around & arrange to meet friends or stay over for a night or longer and explore what this fantastic region has to offer. No matter what your reason for visiting Walcha you should make a point of stopping by the Royal Cafe and allow your mind to fascinate at the creative works of art on display, enjoy the country laid-back atmosphere & friendly people, recharge the body & soul & take with you a memory & an experience that will last a lifetime. Your host Toni will ensure your stay is something special.Read More
Sit back and relax in the former hotel bar that has been converted into an old style 60’s café with decor from yesteryear, a warming fire and fine home style food & scrumptious freshly brewed coffee. Dine either inside the chic café, on the veranda deck or alfresco under the magnificent willow tree. If it is a quick caffeine hit you need, then the Royal also offers take away tea, coffee and delicious cakes, slices and biscuits. “We are very fortunate to have such an asset as the Royal Café and accommodation in Walcha. The staff provides friendly, courteous and professional service and the food and beverages are first class. The accommodation bestows a warm, homely atmosphere with country flavour. The Café is open 7 days a week, 7am to 5pm. Private functions are also catered for by prior arrangement. Choose from two separate dining areas for small groups or combined the two rooms for a larger...Read More
The Walcha Royal Cafe and Accommodation is your perfect stopover to take a break and meet up with friends, whether your on-route down the New England Highway or choose to ride the fantastic Oxley Highway from the coast and onto Thunderbolts Way. Or on-route taking in the many other great rides and sights the New England Region has to offer you can be assured of a great stay & a lasting memory of a place you’ll surely place on your maps for future return trips. The Royal Café and Accommodation caters for the motor bike and car enthusiasts with a fully secure yard including lock up shed and under cover parking. Step out of the weather into an atmosphere of like minded people, hot coffee, tea, chocolate & bone warming open fires. Walcha is central to some of Australias premier motorcycling roads including the Oxley Highway, Buckets Way & Thunderbolts Way. Secure off-street parking is available & for bikes, a lock-up shed and under cover parking is available. In the Media: Toni have built a reputation for being people who live, breath and understand the motorcycling community and how to provide a service that welcomes not only the general public but the promotes the fact that they welcome and cater for motorcycle riders, view the articles below for some media reviews. Media Review 1 – Click Here More Media – Indian Motorcycles visit...Read More
Stay the night or longer in our beautifully appointed accommodation where we cater for small groups, functions and you’ll find our establishment is motorcycle rider friendly with open fires and hearty meals. View our range of accommodation here For availability phone (02) 6777 1117, for terms & conditions, current rates and online bookings please click here. Check In: 1230hrs – Check Out: 1030hrs Entry after hours is available, see details below. Check In Instructions: On arrival during the cafe trading hours: Please report to staff on duty in the cafe and they will assist with the check-in. After hours: Please phone (02) 6777 1117 & a pin number will be provided for key entry at the double front doors of the building.Read More
Art & Nostalgia is something that catches attention and you’ll be left with a feeling of awe after visiting the Walcha community & dropping by the Walcha Royal Cafe. Your host, Toni have meticulously applied the decor to give the feeling of stepping back in time as well as modern art to creative sculptures & unusual hand made pieces that you’ll discover like hidden treasures scattered throughout both the inside and external grounds. Attractions: Things To Do National Wilderness Parks and Water Falls Central to the best motor bike/car roads in the New England region Helicopter Flights through the gorges areas Wine tours available There is a sand green golf course, two antique bric-a-brac shops, an art gallery, a women’s fashion store as well as many other businesses in town. The butcher shops, supermarkets and the fruit and vegetable shop all sell excellent fresh produce at very good prices. Annual WestPac Mountain Bike Festival 1 hour drive to Tamworth Music Festival Country Garden Festival. The rule of thumb is: 1. Always bring a jumper to Walcha 2. In the winter, always be prepared for one of those very cold snaps especially if you are intending to venture outside (ie. warm socks, clothes, beanie, warm coat and gloves) the great thing about the cold is being able to get warm by the log fire with a mug of hot coffee, hot chocolate or homemade soup!! We hope you enjoy your...Read More
Built in 1889 as the Royal Hotel, this magnificent building was gutted by fire on the 28th August 1938. Later on that year the building was rebuilt and named the New Royal Hotel. The now current owner, Toni Heaney, purchased the property in December 2006 and converted the hotel to a hip 60’s style café and accommodation Dine either inside the chic café, on the veranda or alfresco under the magnificent willow tree. If it is a quick caffeine hit you need, then the Royal also offers take away tea, coffee and delicious cakes, slices and biscuits. Choose from nine well-appointed comfortable rooms or the semi self-contained cottage located across the courtyard and the back of the main building. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, looking for a weekend escape or just a fantastic coffee, the Royal Café and accommodation is the perfect venue to exceed your every requirement. “We are very fortunate to have such an asset as the Royal Café and accommodation in Walcha. The staff provides friendly, courteous and professional service and the food and beverages are first class. The accommodation bestows a warm, homely atmosphere with country flavour. The Café is open 7 days a week, 7am to 5pm. Private functions are also catered for by prior arrangement. Choose from two separate dining areas for small groups or combined the two rooms for a larger get-together. The Royal Café and Accommodation also caters for the motor bike and car enthusiasts with a fully secure yard and lock up shed and under cover parking. Spoil yourself at the Royal Café and Accommodation, Our accommodation consists of nine comfortable rooms upstairs in the old Royal Hotel: 2 x Deluxe Queen Rooms 2 x Queen Rooms – 1 x Queen Twin Room – 3 x king Single Rooms – 1 x Twin Single Share Room *All rooms have TV, hair drier and bathroom sink. There are two shared bathrooms with separate bath/shower and toilets in each one. Our two bedroom semi-contained flat with cosy fire will sleep Five to Seven people (minimum four4 people on weekends). There is also a common lounge room with TV and DVD plus tea and coffee available for guest and a down stairs lounge area with TV. We also have a BBQ area outside (food and alcohol must be purchased from Royal Cafe) – We are a licenced venue - No BYO in public areasRead More
Toni has built a reputation for being people who live and understand the motorcycling community and how to provide a service that welcomes not only the general public but promotes the fact that they welcome and cater for motorcycle riders, view the articles below for some media reviews.
Indian Motorcycles visit Walcha. Toni’s Royal Cafe is a well-known motorcycle haunt that serves good coffee, meals and has accommodation.