Coast Style

It’s Here – Autumn Edition of Central Coast Life & Style Out Now!

After an exciting few months, we proudly bring you Edition 6 of Central Coast Life & Style, distributing across the Central Coast, Sydney and the Hunter Valley now. In this special edition, we feature our first male cover – the ever-incredible king of cocktails and owner of Maybe Sammy, Martin Hudak. A lover of our

Property Insights

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.

Property Insights

You won’t regret buying a weekender

Find out why it’s a great time to invest in a holiday home on the NSW Central Coast. Prestige property specialist Cathy Baker shares her insights.



Sweet Serenity – Idyllic Holiday Homes in Terrigal

Two idyllic hideaways in Terrigal’s lush countryside offer everything you need to relax, revive and re-energise. Perhaps you’re aching to shake off the stress in a place that allows your mind to begin harmonising with your body once again; perhaps you and your partner are searching for a romantic escape, or there’s a very special



A by Adina: Your Perfect City Break

If you’re after a city break with a twist this holidays, look no further than the sleek new ‘A by Adina’ – a slice of Manhattan in the heart of Sydney. As the weather cools and life is slowly returning to normal, it’s been a long while since many of us have spent a night

What's On

Plant-based ‘Alive Fest’ hits Gosford on Saturday April 30

With environmental concerns being front-of-mind for so many, Alive Fest offers us an opportunity to explore one way that we can reduce our impact. Gosford-based Alive Fest will take place on Saturday, 30th April, with a huge range of stalls, live music and more. The event is organised by Vegan NSW, a community charity with

Things to do

4 Creative Workshops to Bring Out Your Inner Artist

With the ‘La Niña’ still easing down and the weather starting to cool, activities that keep us indoors and out of the cold are even more appealing… Creative expression is known to improve your mood, boost self-esteem and even increase brain function. It can alleviate stress and anxiety, improve focus and encourages us to be


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: The New (and Much Smarter) Volvo XC60

In 2022, we’re going on more adventures. We’re getting outdoors with the family, hitting the road, and driving wherever the mood may take us… And we might just do it in a Volvo. Day trips up the coast, weekends through wine country, extended road trips interstate – we’ve never been so excited to get away.

Eat & Drink

Eat & Drink

The New Taffy’s Sports Bar Opens at The Entrance Social Club

If you’ve been to the iconic North Shore pub, The Oaks in Neutral Bay, chances are you’ve met ‘Taffy’, the pub’s owner, behind the bar. Andrew ‘Taffy’ Thomas has now opened his second Taffy’s Sports Bar at The Entrance Social Club (formerly The Entrance Hotel), and we can’t wait to go and play… Quietly opening

Eat & Drink

Beloved Bao Brothers Open New Store in Terrigal

    In 2015, Bao Brothers co-founder, Nathan Martin, was working at the hatted Subo restaurant in Newcastle full-time. His brother-in-law, Dave Martin, was working in construction and IT. After a trip to London, Nathan came home and couldn’t stop thinking about the Bao buns that he’d tried while overseas…   Words by Jacqueline O’Neill,


Drifters Wharf Celebrates Full House Opening Weekend

On October 7, the social media space on the Central Coast began to buzz following an exciting online announcement… “Hello Gosford…since we have been locked down, Mumbo Jumbo’s and Shady Palms have had a baby…”   That beautiful baby is Drifters Wharf in Gosford, and to celebrate its December 3 opening, that baby had one

Eat & Drink

Waterfront Dining by Boat #2

Two more of the top five waterfront restaurants on the Central Coast that are accessible by boat. Call them now for lockdown takeaway and delivery options.



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...


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


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.



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.


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.