2020 North Coast NSW Readers' Choice Awards

"2019 Readers' Choice Award"
Velvets Restaurant

Velvets Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 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 indoor...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Seafood"
Bills Fishhouse + Bar

Bills Fishhouse + Bar

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Port Macquarie

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 and i...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Cafe"
Heritage meets modern at The Old Butter Factory Café on Doepel Street in Bellingen. High ceilings and original concrete beams from the first butter factory built on the site in 1906, give this café a ...
"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 consist...
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 restaur...
"Eat...Stay...Play!"
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 to...
Nestled in the stunning hinterland just a short drive from Port Macquarie, destination diner The Byabarra boasts spectacular views, as you unwind on the balcony. Found along Comboyne Road in Byabarra,...
Arguably Australia's best ocean cave dive, and voted among the top ten dive sites in Australia, Fish Rock is located just over two kilometres off Smoky Cape at South West Rocks. The thrill of entering...
Say hola to delicious tacos, burritos and frozen margaritas at Mexican at the Bay Breeze, located within Nelson Bay Holiday Apartments on Trafalgar Street. Rocking a south of the border vibe of terrac...
The Pub with No Beer

The Pub with No Beer

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Macksville

For a slice of history and a craft brew, drop into The Pub with No Beer in Taylors Arm. Sit down with the locals in a pub steeped with memorabilia and listen to stories from a bygone era, when a flood...
Miss Nellie's Cafe

Miss Nellie's Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 9:00:AM

Kendall

Skip into Miss Nellie’s Café on River Street in Kendall for country-style fare and hospitality. This quaint cottage is an ideal spot for a relaxing morning coffee with a book on the verandah, taking i...
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 Nor...
Malt & Honey

Malt & Honey

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 7:30:AM

South West Rocks

Moonee Beach Tavern

Moonee Beach Tavern

Pub Food   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Moonee Beach

Jashan Lounge

Jashan Lounge

Indian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

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 enteri...
Solitary Islands Lodge

Solitary Islands Lodge

$$$$$   Opens at 9:00:AM

Woolgoolga

Location is the name of the game at Solitary Islands Lodge on Arthur Street in Woolgoolga. This stunning bed and breakfast venue boasts ocean views from every room and is just a few minutes' walk from...