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North Coast NSW Restaurants With Child Friendly

"Readers' Choice 2019 - Seafood"
Bills Fishhouse + Bar
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...
Set on the picturesque Macleay River and bordered by thriving palms, luscious green grass and neat hedges, is Riverside Tavern on New Entrance Road in South West Rocks. From a tiled alfresco dining...
Want our northern deck all to yourself?Enquire today!Trick question; of course you do! Simply make a booking of at least 30 people and let us know you want to book our marquee. PS did we mention it’s free?!
Built in 1925, the aptly named Heritage Hotel Motel in Dorrigo is home to The Fernery Bistro, a family-friendly venue of choice for both locals and those travelling through. Constructed by Michael ...
Beach Bums Cafe

Beach Bums Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Sun 5:45:AM

Forster

Shoes are optional when starting your day with salt water, breakfast and a sunrise overlooking Forster’s Main Beach at Beach Bums Café on the corner of Beach and North Streets. Stroll up from the s...
Silvio's Italiano

Silvio's Italiano

Italian   $$$$$   Open Now

Coffs Harbour

Find an Italian-style deli, pasta bar and stylish restaurant at Silvio’s Italiano on Pacific Highway in Coffs Harbour. Named as a tribute to the owner’s father, who was an Italian immigrant, this c...
"Prime Waterside Dining"
Seasalt Cafe & Restaurant

Seasalt Cafe & Restaurant

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Sun 7:00:AM

Port Macquarie

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 coffee, or mooring t...
Dishing up Mod Oz cuisine, live music, cheeky cocktails and family fun, Jetty Beach House on Jordan Esplanade is the place to see and be seen in Coffs Harbour. This beachfront restaurant, bar and f...
Inspired by the fantastic flavours of Italy, find traditional and modern dishes on the menu at Laguna Blu Bar & Dining on Sandy Point Road in Salamander Bay. Nestled in the beautiful grounds of the...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Asian"
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...
Situated on the banks of the Macleay River, The Garden Kitchen & Bar on Remembrance Way offers a stunning dining experience with some of the best food in Kempsey. Housed in the Old Cheese Factory, ...
Dine overlooking the greens and Nambucca River at The Island Restaurant on Stuart Island. Located within the Nambucca Heads Island Golf Club, this dining destination offers a warm and welcoming vib...
The Pepperberry

The Pepperberry

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Sun 7:00:AM

Port Macquarie

Find where the locals head for café fare with flair in Port Macquarie at The Pepperberry on Clarence Street. Dine alfresco on balmy days and soak up rays while you people-watch with a coffee of cho...
"Spectacular sunset views"
Si Senorita

Si Senorita

Mexican   $$$$$   Open Now

Forster

Tacos, tequila and sunsets await at Mexican haven Si Senorita, a spectacular location for a relaxed coastal dining experience, overlooking Wallis Lake in Forster. Set amid parkland along the water'...
Stroll up from the sands of Horseshoe Beach to recharge and refuel at Malt & Honey – Walk Up Café on Livingstone Street in South West Rocks. A rustic vibe of recycled timber, shabby chic tables and...
Urban Espresso Lounge

Urban Espresso Lounge

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Sun 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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Burger"