2021 North Coast NSW Readers' Choice Awards

Lime Mexican Nelson Bay

Lime Mexican Nelson Bay

Mexican   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

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 sk...
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...
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 intimat...
The Byabarra

The Byabarra

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Byabarra

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,...
Café Ophelia

Café Ophelia

Vegetarian   $$$$$   Opens at 9:00:AM

Coffs Harbour

Think outside the box and enjoy a sustainable, vegetarian dining experience on the Coffs Coast at Café Ophelia on Harbour Drive. Nestled inside Coffs Harbour’s City Square, this stylish eatery embrace...
"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 an early morning coffee...
"2019 Readers' Choice Award"
Velvets Restaurant

Velvets Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00: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...
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 Marina,...
"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...
"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 Reef Apartments on Wharf Street. Overlooking a pristine waterfront, Spice Monkey offers locals and anyone passing...
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...
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...
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...
Moonee Beach Tavern

Moonee Beach Tavern

Pub Food   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Moonee Beach

Happy Garden

Happy Garden

Chinese   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Forster

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...