The Belle General

  • Mel Symons
  • Cuisine: Cafe
  • Theme: Cafe
  • 9th April 2017
  • Episode: 10
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There’s nothing better than a local’s perspective, especially when it comes to food! This week we’re tapping into Mel’s knowledge of her hometown of Ballina as she shows us her favourite place to eat - The Belle General! Here they specialise in gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free food that is delicious and nutritious! Plus, they serve up wholesome dishes like Nasi Goreng with cauliflower rice and house-made granola…yum!

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The Belle General

12 Shelly Beach Rd, East Ballina

Dishes from $11

Open 7 days

0411 361 453

Prices correct as at 9/04/17

Region Mid-North Coast
Suburb East Ballina
Address 12 Shelly Beach Rd
City East Ballina
Postcode 2478
Phone 0411 361 453
Price Dishes from $11
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