Black Gold Motel Wallerawang 02


Breathe in fresh country air as you escape to Wallerawang to dine in comfort and style in Black Gold Motel’s “Crib Room Restaurant”. Boasting a rich history as a local public school, this venue set on 6 acres has been completely reimagined with a dedicated function and conference space, family-friendly dining area and entertainment precinct.

Drawing on the rich local mining history, we have tastefully decorated our venue with nods to this past. We have also named our hotel rooms and venues to reflect our local history. The crib room was traditionally the space where miners would take their meal break, and although our Crib Room Restaurant is far from this underground space, we hope it offers you the same comforting respite and nourishing food. 

The local community and travellers alike have embraced the Crib Room Restaurant as their gathering place, and the consistent #1 Trip Advisor ranking is a testament to the hard work of our excellent chefs, and our welcoming wait staff.

Come into the Crib Room Restaurant, and meet our resident coal miner “Bob” Miller. Bob’s statue is dedicated to the hardworking coal miners from the local district, and from throughout the world, both past and present.

The Crib Room offers classic Australian casual dining with an edge, featuring a variety of appetising, wholesome dishes accompanied by personal, consistent service.

If you are searching for the perfect place for your pre-dinner or post-dinner drinks, then slip into the Lamp Room Lounge & Bar next door. Here you will find a well-stocked bar, with local wines, craft beers, and spirits. The large windows overlook the old school grounds, creating a relaxing atmosphere come summer or winter.


Whether you are staying at our motel, or travelling through the Central Tablelands, our Crib Room Restaurant offers something for every taste. We cater for your dietary requirements, with gluten free and vegan options available. We also have a great menu for the kids, so that the whole family can enjoy a meal out together. Our seniors’ menu features smaller portions of your favourite meals. 

If you are searching for a nearby restaurant while staying in Lithgow, Wolgan Valley, Portland, Rydal, Hartley, Little Hartley, Hampton or Capertee, then wander down to our restaurant in Wallerawang and say hello. 

We have been rated as one of the best restaurants near Lithgow by our guests on Trip Adviser, and we strive to live up to this reputation with every meal that we serve.

Black Gold Motel Wallerawang - Breakfast


5am - 9am TUESDAY - FRIDAY | 8am - 11am weekends

Breakfast in the Lamp Room Lounge has become legendary for travelers, corporate guests and the local community. Our focus is to bring you great food and great service and a scrumptious taste experience using locally sourced produce where ever possible. 

Enjoy a delicious breakfast with friends and family or pop in for the perfect shot of espresso on the go.

Local favorites include Bacon & Egg roll, scrumptious Pancakes dripping with maple syrup, corn cakes or build your own breakfast.

We also cater for larger groups, please contact our friendly staff to find out more.



Service from 5:30pm - 8:30PM Every night

The Crib Room Restaurant is the heart of Black Gold Motel with an emphasis on delivering excellent produce and a precise and attentive service style. Our talented and dedicated Chefs and kitchen staff prepare appetizing meals carefully plated and presented for your enjoyment.

From your entrée through to the delicious desserts your dining experience with our attentive staff will make for a lasting impression leaving you wanting to return time & time again.

Our customer service along with the satisfying, hearty meals are what we take the utmost pride in. The dining experience is the best in the central west and beyond.

Open 7 days 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm, all are welcome – our place is your place.


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Black Gold Motel Wallerawang - Beer and wine


The Lamp Room Lounge is the perfect spot to enjoy your drink of choice while relaxing in our most sophisticated space.

We offer 2x craft style tap beers, Kosciusko & Little Creatures Rogers, our glasses are frozen cold to further please even the fussiest of beer connoisseur. We carry an impressive range of bottled beer, despite your taste – we have you covered.
The Wines on our menu have been handpicked to suit our menu & temperate, where possible locally sourced. Our bar & wait staff are well educated in our wine list and can help you decide on which wine will pair with your meal.
Our Spirit collection covers all the favourites and more, our bar staff are always experimenting with new techniques and would be only happy to mix you up something new or go for the old favourite.


For the cocktail lover, we have created a seasonal selection that has been given the Black Gold twist, featuring the “Miners Martini”, & “Mitch’s Mint Slice”.

If we do not have your cocktail of choice on the menu, we are happy to work with you to create it.

We also offer a cocktail of the month, be sure to check with the bar staff on the latest creation.

To ensure everyone is covered, we have a refreshing range of Mocktails to suit any taste.


Black Gold Motel Wallerawang - Crib Room Cocktails

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