2022 North Coast NSW Readers' Choice Awards

A meeting point for locals and visitors alike to swap stories and share memorable meals, Bluey's Restaurant & Bar is one of Port Stephens most loved venues. Nestled on Nelson Bay's picturesque Mari...
Lime Mexican Nelson Bay

Lime Mexican Nelson Bay

Mexican   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Nelson Bay

Celebrate all things taco and tequila at Lime Mexican on Teramby Street in Nelson Bay. This fun and funky venue draws inspiration from the ‘Day of the Dead’, with vibrant graffiti-style artwork and...
"prime waterside dining"
Overlooking the marina from a prime position on Park Street, treat yourself and loved ones to a meal at Seasalt Café & Restaurant in Port Macquarie. Whether meeting friends for a coffee, or mooring...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Seafood"
Bills Fishhouse + Bar

Bills Fishhouse + Bar

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Port Macquarie

13 Chef Hat Award
Primely positioned in Port Macquarie’s Clarence House, Bills Fishhouse + Bar dons a casual urbanity, which echoes throughout the well-designed space. Modern simplicity best describes this eatery an...
Food is best shared, conversation is best vibrant and laughter is best loud at Fiasco Ristorante + Bar on Orlando Street in Coffs Harbour. Soak up breezes alfresco in balmy weather, or find an inti...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
Heritage Hotel Motel Dorrigo

Heritage Hotel Motel Dorrigo

$$$$$   Opens at 8:00:AM

Dorrigo

Built in 1925, The Heritage Hotel Motel in Dorrigo continues to charm guests with the original old world character it is renowned for. Located at Dorrigo’s main intersection, the accommodation cons...
"2019 Readers' Choice Award"
Velvets Restaurant

Velvets Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Wed 10:30:AM

Nana Glen

Soak up sweeping vineyard views while wining and dining at Velvets Restaurant on Orara Way in Nana Glen. Located at Two Tails Wines in the heart of the Orara Valley, Velvets entices guests with ind...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Asian"
Spice Monkey

Spice Monkey

Asian   $$$$$   Opens Wed 12:00:PM

Forster

Asian fusion has found a home in Forster at Spice Monkey restaurant, tucked underneath Reef Apartments on Wharf Street. Overlooking a pristine waterfront, Spice Monkey offers locals and anyone pass...
Urban Espresso Lounge

Urban Espresso Lounge

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 5:15:AM

Coffs Harbour

Find stylish café Urban Espresso Lounge on Harbour Drive, in the middle of the Jetty Strip just minutes from Coffs Harbour City Centre. This bright and breezy restaurant rocks a zen-like vibe of wh...
Raleigh Winery + House

Raleigh Winery + House

Mediterranean   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Raleigh

Eat, stay, play and create lasting memories at Raleigh Winery + House on Queen Street in Raleigh. Located just 15 minutes south of Coffs Harbour, this award-winning boutique winery is an ideal spot...
When on the hunt for delicious authentic Asian flavours and Mod Oz fare in Stuarts Point, don’t go past Ocean Avenue restaurant. Nestled inside Stuarts Point Workers Club, this family-friendly rest...
Jashan Lounge

Jashan Lounge

Indian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Taree

Situated alongside the captivating Manning River in Taree, on sleepy Victoria Street is Jashan Lounge. Solid tables, dark red carpet, brown leather couches and embroidered cushions greet guests ent...
The Burger Rebellion

The Burger Rebellion

Burger   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Port Macquarie

Create the perfect occasion without having to lift a finger with Spare Chef Catering & Events, based in Coffs Harbour. This onsite catering company services social and corporate clients on the Mid ...
Raw Bar by @chocdaisy

Raw Bar by @chocdaisy

Vegan   $$$$$   Opens at 9:00:AM

Coffs Harbour

Discover Coffs Harbour’s best-kept secret hidden down a city laneway – Raw Bar by @chocdaisy on Park Ave Lane. Coffs’ first 100% plant-based and gluten-free eatery is a real foodie find, specialisi...
Flavour

Flavour

Greek   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Woolgoolga

Indulge in the cuisine of the Mediterranean without leaving Woolgoolga at Flavour restaurant on Market Street. A relaxed vibe of white walls, blond timber, cane pendent lighting and potted greenery...
Casual, family dining offering fresh, traditional pizzas with healthy options available. They also feature a Pizza of the month such as Garlic Prawns. Plus you can linger over an expresso coffee or...
Lumah Restaurant

Lumah Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Wed 6:00:PM

Crescent Head