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Red Rattlers Gallery

385 Tomewin Rd, Dungay, New South Wales 2484, Australia
+61 2 6672 7254
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Mother's Day Drive

We've always been meaning to visit the Red Rattlers Gallery so on a stunning clear day we finaly... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Rona L
,
Gold Coast, Australia
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Unique Piece of History

To the unfortunate few who have complained about this place, you must be very, very hard to please... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
barrtyl
,
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Café and Gallery Two original 1928 Red Rattler Train Carriages are set within the picturesque Tweed Valley. Restored to their former glory with renovations to include a gallery space and refreshment area. The Gallery offers beautiful artworks, stained glass pieces and jewellery for sale. Local artists also display pottery, crafted wood works and a collection of unique crafts. Sit down and enjoy the beaut coffee, teas, cold drinks, delicious muffins, cakes and cheesecakes. The café is well known for its freshly made scones which people do travel miles for. Car parking with separate motorbike parking, hitching rails for horses and turning space for vans.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“local crafts” (2 reviews)
“old railway” (2 reviews)
“lovely drive” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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385 Tomewin Rd, Dungay, New South Wales 2484, Australia
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+61 2 6672 7254
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We've always been meaning to visit the Red Rattlers Gallery so on a stunning clear day we finaly had a drive there. It's a quaint place where 2 old railway carriages have been converted to a cafe. It was busy as it was mother's day...More

1  Thank Rona L
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

To the unfortunate few who have complained about this place, you must be very, very hard to please. I have visited the 'Rattler' many times over the years and never found the food too expensive, the lack of a lunch menu a problem, or indeed...More

1  Thank barrtyl
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Went here on the weekend with a group of motorcycle riders. On the menu I spotted a SPEARMINT milkshake. Haven't had one since I was a kid (long, long time ago). Could not pass it up. Absolutely delicious. Great milkshake!!!

1  Thank Greg M
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I would hardly call this a gallery. More like a CWA stall. Lots of football memorabilia, faded from sitting in the sun, but some lovely wood worked tables and benches. Definitely different.More

1  Thank jennifer G
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RedRattlersGallery, Public Relations Manager at Red Rattlers Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Red Rattlery gallery hosts arts and crafts from local artists in the Tweed area. It is a unique gallery that is unlike large scale city galleries, but very much a country gallery that supports local initiates and creativity. It is unfortunate that it did not...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This place is about half hour drive south from Tweed Heads on Tomewin Rd heading NW 5 minutes out of Murwillumbah. The 2 carriages are separated by a deck where you can enjoy refreshments or sit in the carriages. They are full of history and...More

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RedRattlersGallery, Public Relations Manager at Red Rattlers Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

We are happy that you enjoyed the experience and look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

it was a great place to visit. food was good (and we had lunch). a lovely drive to the location.crafts from local artisans were beautiful and well-priced.

Thank _rose_mcc2
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RedRattlersGallery, Public Relations Manager at Red Rattlers Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

We are very proud to display the arts and crafts from local artists in the Tweed area. And we aim to keep these affordable to customers. Thank you for your feedback.

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Food is typical morning or afternoon tea but don't go if you think the have a lunch menu. Food to me is over priced, coffee was nice. Arts and craft are unique and some lovely one of pieces.More

Thank dragonflychi
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RedRattlersGallery, Public Relations Manager at Red Rattlers Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

The cafe does not have a lunch menu, we specialise in an array of cakes and deserts and coffee. We are particularly well known for our scones. Cake prices are lower or on par with local cafes and restaurants, they are a large serving as...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

One of my favorite drives is from Currumbin over the escarpement at Tomewin into the Tweed. Home of an ancient volcanoe the road is twisty and views magnificient. My first port of call if the Red Rattlers Gallery for coffee and cake. I actually prefer...More

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very interesting. Great local art and nice place to eat in the environment of an old carriage decorated very nicely

Thank Martin C
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Red Rattlers are two old railway carriages, one full of arts and crafts by local artists, and the other has its original seats and is part of the cafe. There's plenty of space for large groups of people to have morning tea, with additional...More

Thank Beth C
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