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.

CENTRAL COAST

Homes & Holidays

4 Luxurious Central Coast Winter Getaways We Love

Despite the weather cooling down, La Niña is finally over and the sun is shining here on the beautiful Central Coast – and we have plenty of stunning spots that are perfect for your winter getaway. Our partners over at Belle Escapes specialise in luxury weekenders, with the winter holidays and beyond booking quickly. This

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What's On

What’s On: June 9 – Women in Australian Wine Luncheon @ The Cowrie

On Thursday, June 9, The Cowrie restaurant will host the Women in Australian Wine lunch to celebrate women winemakers from the Hunter Valley – and you’re invited. Join the Central Coast Life & Style and Taste in the City teams, along with renowned Sommelier Stephane Pommier of SOM Australia as MC, for an afternoon of

Destinations

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

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

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

Bars

The Entrance Social Club Goes LIVE

On Thursday night, the Central Coast witnessed the launch of a revamped and impressive new venue for live music, delicious waterfront cuisine and great cocktails – The Entrance Social Club. And what a party it was… It goes without saying that after a snoozy few years, Central Coast locals are craving modern, lively venues to enjoy time

Eat & Drink

6 Central Coast Coffee Hotspots We Love

There’s no denying that here on the Central Coast, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to great coffee, good views and delicious breakfasts – and it can be hard to know where to start. If you’re new to the Coast, or looking for a new spot to try, we’ve done the round up

Eat & Drink

Shakti Grace of Nourished + Nurtured: The Ultimate Food Alchemist

If you’ve ever attended an event where Nourished + Nurtured have done the catering, you’re sure to know what we mean when we say that this is no ordinary food – Shakti and her team are the ultimate food alchemists. Specialising in fresh and flavoursome menus to meet all kinds of requirements, they’ve catered retreats,

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

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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.