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Eat & Drink

Foodies On Fire

What happens when you gather great Central Coast culinary talent and let them get creative around an open fire at the exciting new Hawkesbury River venue, Bush River Kitchen? The coming together of local chefs and food professionals gave all a chance to share the primal importance of feasting in the fresh air in a truly magical locale.

Property Insights

Property Insights

GOING, GOING, GONE …

Successful sales of prestige properties indicate that the Central Coast’s spring property market is kicking off early this year.

Property Insights

In the Mood

Styling your Central Coast home is easier if you follow basic design principles and get a great stylist onboard to help you.

CENTRAL COAST

Homes & Holidays

BREATHE, BEACH, BLISS, REPEAT …

When the creator and founder of KAAIAA, the transformational new workout that everyone is talking about, brought her class to Killcare Surf Life Saving Club, her base camp was one of the Central Coast’s most spectacular holiday homes – Sea Mist.

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Drive

Horsepower

Unbeknown to many, the local equestrian community provides year-round activities for horse lovers of all ages and abilities. We explore the rich rural scene beyond our beaches in the powerful new RAM 1500 Laramie pick-up.

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Two exciting events for Central Coast green thumbs

Attention all Central Coast green thumbs! Not one, but two exciting events are coming to our region in the coming months, both focusing on permaculture, gardening and sustainability. Words on the Waves Writers Festival recently announced that Australia’s favourite gardener and host of TV show Gardening Australia, Costa Georgiadis, is coming to the Central Coast

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The Olive Grove: The Perfect Spot For Your Next Event

If you weren’t impressed enough by the transformation of The Quarters at Forresters Beach over the past few years, there’s now one more reason to admire this stunning destination venue – The Olive Grove. In 2021, The Quarters’ accommodation was completely renovated and restyled under the direction of interior designer and co-owner Donna Hughes. It

Destinations

Sublime holiday hot spots: Bouddi Peninsula

With an array of stunning places to holiday, the NSW Central Coast has some incredible hot spots to offer. Check out what we found best in Bouddi Peninsula.

Drive

Horsepower

Unbeknown to many, the local equestrian community provides year-round activities for horse lovers of all ages and abilities. We explore the rich rural scene beyond our beaches in the powerful new RAM 1500 Laramie pick-up.

Eat & Drink

Eat & Drink

Foodies On Fire

What happens when you gather great Central Coast culinary talent and let them get creative around an open fire at the exciting new Hawkesbury River venue, Bush River Kitchen? The coming together of local chefs and food professionals gave all a chance to share the primal importance of feasting in the fresh air in a truly magical locale.

Eat & Drink

Nice To Meat You

Saratoga Quality Meats is one of the Central Coast’s foodie crown jewels – a legacy independent butcher that cares where animals come from and how they are raised. New owner Tony Palmer chats about his conversion to the craft of butchery and his exciting plans. But the recipe for his famous sausages is a tightly held secret.

Eat & Drink

View From The Top

A new cellar room and gourmet experience is another reason to cosy up at The Cowrie this winter, as executive chef and owner Dimitris Aronis unveils his grand vision for the popular establishment.

Eat & Drink

Hospitality Queen

What’s next for Tara Senam, the dynamic founder of the Meraki Group and much-loved local restaurants including Motel Mezza, Pinocchio’s Wine & Pizza and The Pantry?

BEST OF EAT & DRINK

Cafes

Six Seaside Cafes for Sunday Brunch

Sunday brunch is a local tradition and with cute cafes up and down the NSW Central Coast, it’s worth whiling the day away with a relaxing seaside breaky.

Eat & Drink

Best Pancakes on the NSW Central Coast

From buckwheat to buttermilk, we've been flat out with the tough task of finding the Coast's best pancakes. Here’s how they stack up...

Restaurants

A Slice of Heaven: The Coast’s Best Pizza

Only a few years ago, there was a limited supply of good pizza on the Coast. Pizza purists were in the grip of withdrawals, unable to find a traditional thin crust or a classic calzone to satisfy their cravings. Thankfully, things have changed and the Coastie pizza scene is now thriving. From traditional Italian at Terrigal

Bars

A Tipple or Two at the Coast’s Top Bars

With an endless coastline offering some of the best views in Australia, the Central Coast offers myriad places to watch the sun go down with a bevvy in hand. Whether your sundowner of choice is an afternoon beer or a classy cocktail, we’ve got you covered with this hit list of the top twelve chic Coastie bars.

Health

Health

Namaste: Yoga on the Coast

Coasties that were once hard-pressed to find somewhere to practice yoga are now spoiled for choice with studios and classes on offer from Avoca to Erina and Woy Woy to Killcare. Whether you have back pain or RSI, want greater flexibility or less stress, or maybe need more energy or headspace, yoga could be the answer. Nothing

Pampering Retreats

Pamper yourself

Treat yourself whilst on vacation. Belle Escapes works with lifestyle business partners to offer some of the best retreat packages on the Central Coast.

Health

The Coast’s Best Smoothie Bowls

Smooth like a Sunday, lip-smackingly delicious, absolutely guilt-free and wickedly good for the soul, there is much to love about the latest breakfast trend - smoothie bowls.