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The Lucky Bee Brings Culinary Buzz to the Coast

Acclaimed New York eatery The Lucky Bee has made its new hive at Hardys Bay, bringing some Big Apple buzz to the sunny Central Coast and spicing up the local food scene with its exciting take on modern Asian cuisine. Run by restaurant couple Rupert Noffs and Matty Bennett, whose names you might recognise from

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Hola, Frederico

A lively Latino restaurant has said ‘hola’ to the Coast, injecting some fun and flavour into Gosford’s sparkling waterfront. It’s all in the name – Frederico’s, which is the cheeky Latino take on Point Frederick where the restaurant is located. Frederico is the younger, fiery, fun-loving brother of Ettalong’s elegant The Box on the Water.

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Seafood by the Sea: The Coast’s Best Catch

As its name suggests, the Central Coast is home to a lot of Coast. There’s about 80 kilometres of coastline between Patonga in the south and Budgewoi in the north. So it’s the perfect place to enjoy the fruits of the sea. In recent years, a bunch of new seafood restaurants have opened, casting the net wider for foodies

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Hey Rhonda, Rhonda Italiano!

After a Roman holiday, Rhonda has reinvented herself and you won’t believe how transformative her facelift is until you see it with your own eyes. We’re talking about the much-loved Terrigal bar Rhonda’s, which has reopened after a dramatic renovation, magically morphing from a late-night neon den into a light, bright and airy family-friendly Italian

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First Look: The Bon Pavilion in Pics

Celebrity chef Sean Connolly has opened his first Central Coast venue – The Bon Pavilion – in the heart of Gosford’s CBD. Connolly adds Bon to his line up of acclaimed global eateries including popular Australian restaurants such as The Morrison in Sydney and Balcony Bar in Byron. In true Connolly style, the food is simple and delicious, letting

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Woy Woy’s Young Barons

When a couple of fresh faced locals in their early twenties opened Woy Woy’s first pasta bar in 2017, they shook up the suburb’s culinary scene and breathed new life into the waterfront suburb. But had 23-year-olds Bryce Gleeson and Dannielle Mills not been offered the space opposite Woollies on Woy Woy’s main drag, they admit

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Woy Woy Fishermen’s Wharf 2.0

It took the best part of 2017 but Woy Woy Fishermen’s Wharf has reopened its over-the-water restaurant, returning a stunning seafood dining experience to the Central Coast. The new finger wharf that juts out the back of the iconic seafood establishment on Woy Woy’s waterfront is fresh, stylish, and more modern than its predecessor while

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Avoca Surf House: A Place for Everyone to Call Home

When you walk into the beautifully renovated space that has become Avoca Surf House you could be mistaken for thinking you have teleported to Bondi’s Icebergs, a bar on the Cote D’Azur or any other chic waterfront locale anywhere in the world. With its ideal perch overlooking Avoca Beach, newly fitted floor-to-ceiling glass walls that

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Peter Kuruvita’s Seafood Feast at Terrigal

Seasoned Aussie chef Peter Kuruvita has returned to the Central Coast to cook up a seafood feast and share a message close to his heart. From the waterways of his homeland Sri Lanka to the shores of his home state Queensland, Peter is passionate about protecting the marine environment and seeing all seafood survive and thrive.

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Bells: A Place to Kill Your Cares

Sydneysiders have long been travelling north to escape the city and get away from it all. Even in the 1900s when there were hardly any roads, city-slickers flocked to Woy Woy – known as the Venice of Australia – on the train and then onto Hardys Bay via ferry to immerse themselves in pristine nature.

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A Taste of Sri Lanka on the Coast

In a major coup for the Coast over the June long weekend, a lucky few were treated to an epic feast by one of Australia’s original celebrity chefs. Seasalt restaurant at Crowne Plaza Terrigal filled to the brim as chef Peter Kuruvita brought a taste of his home to ours. Having worked with Neil Perry and

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Smokin’ Hot – West Street’s BBQ Smokehouse

From a spare parts shop to a smokehouse –Sounds on West has injected some serious cool into West Street. Owned by the guys behind Six String Brewing Co, Chris Benson and Ryan Harris, and Chris’ brother Bryce, the Umina restaurant opened in late 2015 after a dramatic transformation. With Six String on tap, live music, a tantalising