The Entrance


Our Fave Fish’n’Chips

Like blue & white stripes and bacon & eggs - fish and chips just go together. Here are some of our fave places to net fish'n'chips on the Central Coast.


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.

Things to do

The Ultimate Guide to Summer School Hols

The Central Coast is the place to be during the summer school holidays. From the beach to the bush, we’ve got the world’s best outdoor playground, offering hours of fun in the sun (or shade). And whether you have an intsy Indiana Jones, a petite Picasso, a little LeBron or a mini Mozart in the family,


The Coast’s Top 10 Takeaway Coffees

As the Coast becomes increasingly chic, so too are the cafes, their baristas and the quality of the coffee. No matter where you live or wherever you’re visiting, rest assured there is somewhere to get your coffee fix. From the tip of Toukley to the edge of Ettalong, here’s our guide to the Coast’s top


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


Coastie Rides: The Entrance to Chittaway

The Central Coast is home to some of the most picturesque bike rides and cycle trails that Australia has to offer. Rides range from flat, purpose-built trails suitable for families, to challenging off-road forest trails for the more experienced mountain bike enthusiast. It’s no wonder bike ownership on the Central Coast is higher than anywhere


Wyong Festival Shines a Light on Lakes

Taking up nearly 80 square kilometres, Tuggerah’s picturesque lakes are a big and important part of the Central Coast. A natural wonderland, the lakes are home to a plethora of bird and marine life and provide a peaceful sanctuary for walkers, fishermen, kayakers, paddleboarders and cyclists – not to mention a striking backdrop that’s an endless


The 12 Beaches of “Coastmas”

On the twelfth day of “Coastmas” my true love gave to me… twelve Coastie beaches, eleven swimmers swimming, ten surfers surfing, nine boogie boarders, eight bodysurfers, seven sandcastles, six squawking seagulls, five golden sunsets, four fishermen, three pelicans, two turtles and a paddleboarder on a calm sea. It’s summer time, which means beach time on


Long lunching on the long weekend

Long weekends are made for long lunches and that’s exactly how we’re spending our Queen’s birthday Sunday. At 1pm sharp we take our place at one of two long tables in the light-filled Pavilion at The Entrance Hotel and settle in for a feast, fit for a Queen. Located on the edge of the lake,



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