Grab your picnic blanket, jump in the car and head to the picture-Esk town of Esk, Queensland.
Grab your picnic blanket, jump in the car and head to the picture-Esk town of Esk, Qld. We’ve got the perfect picnic experience for you, and best of all, there’s no food preparation required! Take a walk down the main street of Esk and fill your picnic basket with farm fresh produce, home-made delicacies and sweet treats galore.
Nash Gallery and Café is a must visit and a real feast for the senses. Established in the main street of Esk in the historic Lars Anderson house, they combine their two passions; making hand thrown crystalline pottery and creating tasty food filled with fresh herbs & local produce. Open for breakfast, lunch and sweet in-betweens, you’ll be sure to fill your picnic basket with tasty home-grown delights, not to mention a gift or two from their range of home-made arts, crafts and artisan giftware on offer. If it’s caffeine o’clock, they’ve also got your covered with the perfect brew from master roasters Elixir, as well as a range of specialty teas including their delicious blend of French Earl Grey.
Next stop is the Esk Fruit Shop, their mission; to provide fresh, healthy and clean food. Family owned and operated, they focus on supporting the local community and providing ethically sourced products from other like-minded businesses. At the Esk Fruit Shop you can stock up on farm fresh fruits and vegetables, locally made condiments and specialty products, as well as a range of Australian dairy products including yogurts, cheeses and delicatessen delicacies to delight your picnic charcuterie board. They also offer a wide range of specialty items such as FODMAP free, low GI, gluten free and organic.
Last but certainly not least, Angie’s Country Café will be the icing on your Esk-picnic cake! With delicious breakfasts, lunches and daily specials, their tasty treats, Barista made coffee and freshly brewed teas will be the perfect addition to your picnic basket. Check out Angie’s decadent range of home-made cakes and add a slice or two (or three!) to your hamper. We guarantee you, it will be the cherry on top of your day!
Now, with full picnic baskets and empty bellies (but not for long!) head to Pipeliner Park on Heap Street in Esk. Take in country life in the beautiful town of Esk while you tuck into your picnic treats under the shade of sky high gums and among the native flora. Feast your eyes on the view while you tuck in to your basket full of hand-picked goodies. When the feasting is done, and it’s time to go home, we guarantee you’ll leave with full bellies and hearts after your perfect picture-Esk picnic.