2019 North Coast NSW Readers' Choice Awards

"2019 Readers' Choice Award"
Velvets Restaurant

Velvets Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 8:00: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 - 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 - Asian"
Spice Monkey

Spice Monkey

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Forster

Asian fusion has found a home in Forster at Spice Monkey restaurant, tucked underneath the Reef Apartments on Wharf Street. Overlooking a pristine waterfront, Spice Monkey welcomes locals and anyone p...
"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 - Bistro"
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...
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...
"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...
"what a fabulous venue"
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 to...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Caterers"
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...
A whole bunch of fun, you will see the iconic Big Banana from the Pacific Highway, calling you in to enjoy a Coffs Harbour tourist attraction that has delighted both locals and tourists for over 40 ye...
Elk on 38

Elk on 38

Tapas   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Macksville

Terrific tapas and creative café fare await Macksville diners at Elk on 38 on Wallace Street. This rustically fitted out coffee lounge and tapas bar - owned by three sisters and incorporating a beauty...
Thai Tales

Thai Tales

Thai   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Sawtell

After sunny days by the beach in Sawtell, head to Thai Tales for a culinary experience exploding with exotic flavours, found on First Avenue. Set with a welcoming ambience, enjoy smart casual dining i...
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...
The Burger Rebellion

The Burger Rebellion

Burger   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Port Macquarie

Malt & Honey

Malt & Honey

Cafe   $$$$$   Open Now

Arakoon

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...