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Bars

Mumbo Jumbos: Rooftop Rum & Reggae on Terrigal Beach

If Bob Marley was alive and happened to pop into the Coast, Mumbo Jumbos would be his local hangout. Combining an impressive selection of rums with infectious reggae beats and a rooftop overlooking Terrigal Beach, the new bar brings some serious swagger to the seaside suburb. Mumbo Jumbos is the brainchild of a group of

Eat & Drink

What’s New on the Coast: 2019

As the Central Coast continues on its tasty trajectory of becoming the next big culinary hot spot in regional Australia, the cafe, restaurant and bar scene is going from strength to strength. Adding to the epicurean excitement in 2019 are some fabulous new openings including a gin and gelato bar, a new restaurant headed by a

Eat & Drink

Making Woy Woy Great Again

It was once called the Venice of Australia because of its idyllic location surrounded by pristine waterways, but since those good ole days when vintage Sydneysiders used to day trip north for the beach, Woy Woy has struggled with its identity. In recent years, an influx of city-slickers and commuters has started to change the fabric

Restaurants

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

Restaurants

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

Restaurants

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

Cafes

A Few New Cafes & Bars on the Coast

The Coast is evolving at such a rapid pace, it seems as though there is an exciting new bar, restaurant or cafe opening up every other weekend. These past few months have been particularly productive with a handful of new restaurants and cafes bursting onto the scene. From a new pasta bar in Woy Woy

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Gosford’s Chic Shopping Hub

Bit by bit, Gosford is coming to life with steps (albeit lollipop ones) being taken to revitalise the city, paving the way for it to fulfil its sparkling waterfront potential. Amongst the development that is helping to change the face of the suburb is the transformation of the Imperial Centre. The light and bright shopping centre

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Eclectic Homewares Store is Born in Kincumber

A chic, new store has been born in Kincumber and in it’s first six months it has already grown into a beautifully curated collection of art and homewares from all over the world – and the Coast. Born – which stands for borrowed, old, refurbished, new – is the stylish baby of former Sydneysider Mark Patrick, a PR guru

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