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Beth McFadden4 years ago

The best traditional & gourmet sangas in Rockhampton

Subs, hoagies, panini, sangas, sammich, baguettes, sammies, sarnies. If you love a good sandwich you probably have your own affectionate nickname for your favourite bread and filling. You might not know that its official term was named after John Montague, the Earl of Sandwich (a small town in England) who was also a huge fan of this easy snack. If you’re looking for a simple sanga for lunch today or a gourmet hoagie to satisfy your taste buds, we’ve found the best sandwich joints in Rockhampton. Visit these cafes for the best bread artistry in town, with a huge range of fillings to please, no matter what you like to call your sandwich.

Cheese & Biscuits Café

Try the margherita panini, Cheese & Biscuits Cafe - Rockhampton
Try the margherita panini, Cheese & Biscuits Cafe – Rockhampton

The Cheese & Biscuits Café is a new establishment that has quickly become a local favourite in Rockhampton. This cafe serves freshly baked treats such as caramel tarts and cinnamon scrolls, but it’s their selection of paninis and baguettes that will rival any other in the area. Take a seat in the quaint courtyard and order a coffee while you wait for your gourmet toastie to be brought to your table. Panini fillings include barbecue pulled pork served with cheese and coleslaw, or the Spanish senorita; a Cajun chicken, capsicum and cheese Panini finished off with tomato and onion salsa and sour cream. If you want your sandwich served in a baguette, we recommend The Oinker for a filling treat. This delicious baguette is served up with honey roasted ham, cheese and coleslaw for a flavoursome and filling lunch option. This little café really has everything, so coming into the colder months, order your sandwich toasted alongside a hazelnut hot chocolate to keep you warm.
Where: 223 Frenchville Road, Frenchville QLD 4701

Rocky’s Burger Shack

A fresh chicken sub, Rocky's Burger Shack - Rockhampton
A fresh chicken sub, Rocky’s Burger Shack – Rockhampton

For a yummy, quick sammich on your lunch break, pop in and visit the friendly staff at Rocky’s Burger Shack. You can order a hot juicy works burger or choose a fresh and tasty option such as the chicken and salad roll. They serve up all of your fresh favourites such as salami and salad rolls, crispy chicken or fish burgers as well as salads on the side if you want a little something extra. Rocky’s Burger Shack has glowing reviews from locals and travellers alike, so you’ll know when you visit you’re going to get a great bite to eat. This convenient café is located right near the Rockhampton Train Station on Gladstone Road, so is the perfect stop in on a lunch break and will quickly become your favourite local sandwich joint. Don’t go past Rocky’s Burger Shack if you’re looking for a quick lunch on the go in Rockhampton today.
Where: 37 Gladstone Road, Allenstown QLD 4700

Good Bites and Bean

If you’re after a delicious sandwich alongside a fresh salad or a gluten-free sweet treat, look no further than Good Bites and Bean! Previously called the Earl of Sandwich, this café has been serving up fresh bread goodness to the locals who rave about the delicious sangas and other snacks on the side. Pick up one of your favourite sandwiches such as a regular ham and cheese, or opt for something a bit more exotic with a Moroccan roast vegetable and quinoa salad if you’re avoiding gluten. Alongside your lunchtime snack, why not order a smooth hot coffee to wash down the tasty food at this cute little café right in the heart of Rocky. Located just a block away from the river, you might find that Good Bites and Bean quickly becomes a new favourite cafe for your lunchtime sandwich cravings.
Where: The Arcade, 114 East Street, Rockhampton QLD 4700

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