Powerhouse Armidale


Azka Restaurant, Wine & Tapas Bar at The Powerhouse is an exciting contribution to the Armidale dining scene. Azka brings the lively food styles of the Mediterranean together with friendly, attentive service in a vibrant dining space. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch & dinner 7 days a week & the Wine and Tapas Bar is open daily until late.

Wine and Tapas Bar

Enter the intimate downstairs Wine & Tapas Bar and relax in one of the coveted leather lounges, slip into a comfy nook surrounded by dozens of great drops or adjacent to the welcoming open fire. It is the perfect place to escape from the everyday and enjoy a signature cocktail, boutique beer or glass of wine.

The Wine and Tapas bar features an exceptional wine list with 40 exciting drops by the glass. Match your wine with a delicious selection of modern tapas. The global roaming tapas menu encourages share platters for casual and social dining.

Opening hours:
Daily: 11am – late, open public holidays

Azka Restaurant

The cosmopolitan Azka Restaurant features a selection of Mediterranean inspired dishes that showcase the finest seasonal produce from the New England region. Azka includes a well sourced menu of beautifully cooked dishes that will appeal to every taste. Dietary needs can be catered for with ease and entrees are available in both small and large serves.

Opening hours:

Breakfast: 6.30 - 10am weekdays, 6.30 - 11am weekends
Lunch: From 11.30am
Dinner: From 6pm – 10pm (last orders)
Open every public holiday


Call (02) 6772 7788, email dining@qhparm.com.au or make an online reservation.

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Online Dining Reservations: We will contact you 24 hours prior to your reservation to re-confirm your details, however if this has not occurred, please contact us directly on (02) 6772 7788 to confirm your booking. We do reserve the right to cancel any unconfirmed reservations.

Azka Restaurant is the proud recipient of the 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Mother's Day

On Sunday, 13 May we get the chance to celebrate our mums in a big way. Spoil yours this Mother’s Day with an amazing lunch at Azka Restaurant. Indulge in a specially designed menu – 2 courses for $79 per person or 3 courses for $89 per person. Plus all mums will receive a Powerhouse gift! To book call 6772 7788.

Are you searching for a gift that says ‘We love you on your special day’? Our Powerhouse Gift Certificate is the answer. You can choose the value of the gift certificate and mum can use it to dine or for the ultimate indulgence, purchase an overnight accommodation package so mum can enjoy a little ‘me time’.

Gift Certificate Information

Shop A dockets are not valid for Mother’s Day lunch menu

Head Chef 

Lusyianna Setra has been passionate about cooking since she was a child & it didn’t take her long to decide to be a chef.  Lusy began her career in Indonesia but her love for travelling soon took her to places such as Singapore, Europe, the United States, Africa, Bermuda & even the North Pole.

With her adventurous spirit in tow, Lusy joined The Powerhouse as Chef de Partie in 2014 and was promoted to Head Chef in late 2016.  Lusy brings an amazing wealth of culinary skills to the New England region having worked in the industry for 15 years. Her previous role was creating amazing dishes for guests on-board the upmarket MV Ortelius cruising to the Artic and Antartica.

In her own words: “I love to combine classical cooking with modern techniques using the best possible ingredients. My approach is to create a beautiful dining experience at Azka Restaurant, taking local and sustainable ingredients & cooking them well”.


Become a member of the Powerhouse dining loyalty program, Privilege Card and enjoy the following rewards:

By signing up as a Privilege Card holder you will automatically become a Choice Hotel Privilege Card member, giving you points towards Free Accommodation at any Choice Hotel in Australia.

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Note: The Privilege Card cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion and cannot be used on public holidays & special events such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day & Christmas Day.

Members will also receive information about exclusive dining offers and events throughout the year.
*Conditions: To be eligible you must live in the local
 New England/North West area. Members can redeem only 1 offer per card. Cards cannot be used on public holidays & special events such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas Day & UNE graduation. Purchase a lunch meal & receive another lunch meal up to equal or lesser value. The discounted meal will apply to children's meals. No spilt bills - only 1 bill per table. 10% dinner discount excludes all beverages & Azka Restaurant, Wine & Tapas Bar. Free Function room hire is only applicable for functions with a minimum spend of $1,500 & excludes Azka Restaurant, Armidale.
Sign up for the Powerhouse Privilege card today!