So many South Coast restaurants and cafes to enjoy…
There are so many South Coast restaurants and cafes to enjoy! From fine dining to casual snacks, there are South Coast restaurants and cafes for every taste or occasion. Many South Coast restaurants and cafes showcase the region’s wines, beers, fresh produce and locally roasted coffees.
Gerringong restaurants and cafes
Scoops Ice Creamery and Café
Perched at the top of the hill in Gerringong with stunning views over the Pacific Ocean, Scoops Ice Creamery and Café has 36 flavours of Norgen Vaas ice creams and gelatos as well as gourmet toasted Turkish Pide, homemade soups, melt-in-the-mouth raisin toast, sandwiches and other tasty treats. There are also plenty of yummy pancakes, cakes, friands and gluten-free nougat to enjoy with a milkshake, smoothie, thickshake, juice, cold drink or Piazza D’Oro coffee. Scoops Gerringong is also perfect for a hearty breakfast with a view. Open 7 days, breakfast and lunch, 8.30am – 5pm.
100 Fern Street, Gerringong (Location)
Tel: +61 2 4234 1855
Berry and Kangaroo Valley restaurants and cafes
For a wonderful dining experience with a warm welcome, great meal and fine wine visit Bistro One46 in historic Kangaroo Valley. Husband and wife team Gerald and Nicole Poelzl offer fresh, appetizing meals with friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere. The grapevine-covered balcony and open indoor fireplace make the multi-award winning Bistro One46 the perfect all-seasons dining venue. Fully licensed with local wines and beers. Group bookings and functions welcome. Open: Breakfast Sat-Sun 8am, Lunch Sat-Wed 11.30am–2.30pm, Dinner Fri–Wed 5.30pm (last orders 8.30pm). Closed: Thu-Fri lunch.
146 Moss Vale Rd, Kangaroo Valley (Location)
Tel: +61 2 4465 2820 Mob: +61 410 490 155 Email
Nestled in a quiet back street of Berry with a sun-drenched north facing balcony, Just Delicious Café/Deli offers a beautiful country setting to enjoy fresh, healthy, high quality food and good coffee. A favourite of locals and visitors for breakfast, brunch, lunch, coffees and cakes, the menu is tempting and the deli bursting with fresh, healthy salads and delicious food house-made daily. ‘Gourmet to go’ meals available. Close to parking. Dog friendly. Eat in or takeaway. Open 7 days 9am-5pm.
Mezzadellas offers a refreshing twist, inspired by Mediterranean flavours and cuisine, as well as a dining attitude. Our emphasis on a relaxed atmosphere is all about enjoying good food with good company. Choose from sensational woodfired pizzas, pasta, tasty starters and delicious deserts. Bookings essential. Enter from Alexandra St opposite The Great Southern Hotel or from the rear car park off Albert St. Open 7 nights from 5pm.
The Pavilion Restaurant and Lounge, located in Berry Village Boutique Motel in the heart of Berry, offers candlelit à la carte evening dining with a stunning modern Australian menu. Dine in casual elegance in air conditioned comfort, al fresco, or enjoy a fireside drink. Head Chef Shannon White has 25+ years’ experience and is a gold medallist Salon Culinare and gold medallist Chef Table of Tables of Toowong. Fully licensed. Bookings preferred. Open: dinner Tuesday – Saturday, breakfast daily.
Take your taste buds on an African safari! Savannah Cafe brings South African food to Berry. Our menu boasts South African essentials like Bobotie, Sosaties and Bunny Chow alongside tasty dishes inspired by Portugal, Malaysia, Holland, Germany and the Mediterranean. Savannah Café is your steakhouse of choice with ribs always on the menu! While dining, check out the quality African craft work; all ethically sourced and fair trade. Open 7 days: breakfast & lunch. Evening dining: Tues, Fri & Sat.
Berry’s newest neighbourhood restaurant, South on Albany’s menu has a strong modern European influence. The wine list includes local and NSW wines, many available by the glass. With an emphasis on sourcing the freshest seasonal and local produce hosts John Evans and Sonia Greig have created a friendly and unique venue for their guests to enjoy the best the South Coast has to offer. Menus change according to the seasonal produce available. Open: dinner Wed – Sat from 6pm; lunch Fri-Sun from 12pm.
Nowra and surrounds restaurants and cafes
At Hit n Run we’re passionate about extracting the best flavour from our beans on our three-group La Marzocca for you to enjoy, whether it’s our Arabica house blend or one of our in-house roasted single origins. We sell our beans or grind them to suit your needs. We offer a seven spice Sri Lankin chai, several hot chocolate and tea varieties plus frappes, smoothies, milkshakes, fruit chillers and a delicious selection of muffins and slices. Enjoy peace and quiet to read or chat in our secluded courtyard whilst sipping your favourite beverage. Hit n Run supports Suspended Coffees Open Mon-Fri 6.15am–4:30pm.
117 Junction Street, Nowra (Location)
Tel: +61 481 305 309 Email
Widely acclaimed as the best coffee in NSW, Hyper Hyper Coffee in Nowra is a coffee roastery with espresso bar specialising in authentic traditional high roast expresso. Hyper Hyper uses 100% Fair Trade Organic coffee beans to produce a traditional sweet high roast 1950s espresso roasted on world benchmark Probat UG22. Baristas use original Faema President lever machines, 15 groups. No syrups. Fair Trade Association member. Supplying several local cafes. Open Mon-Fri: 6.30am-3pm Sat: 7am–2pm.
85 North Street, Nowra (Location)
Tel: +61 (0)424 551 509 Email
The Orient Point Bakehouse is located in the picturesque sea-side town of Orient Point. The Bakehouse serves all-day breaky, locally roasted coffee and housemade baked goods. The Bakehouse uses only the freshest ingredients, with a focus on sourcing local produce. Come on down to the Bakehsoue and enjoy some of the most delicious food, prepared by owner, Scott Mason, who has worked in some of Sydney’s leading restaurants as Head Chef including Bistro Moncur and Bambini Trust Restaurant.
The Butterfactory is housed in a 19th century heritage building, transformed into a stunningly modern restaurant and function venue. We serve contemporary Australian food with an emphasis on fresh regional produce, and the Shoalhaven’s best coffee! Dine alfresco in gorgeous gardens or in our air conditioned Grand Gallery and Sun Room. A perfect wedding venue. Fully licensed, with a wine list showcasing great Shoalhaven and other Australian wines. Open: lunch Wed–Sun 12pm–3pm; dinner Wed-Sat 6pm.
Trevi Fountain Italian Restaurant, one of the South Coast’s most awarded restaurants, offers a superb selection of authentic home-style Italian cuisine, seafood, traditional and gourmet pizzas, steaks, crisp salads and modern dining choices. Regarded as a local favourite, Trevi Fountain regularly updates its menu with new ideas and their friendly staff will help you enjoy your dining experience. Fully licensed. Ample parking. Bookings preferred. Dine in or takeaway. Open: 7 nights from 5pm.
Zac’s Place Seafood Cafe
Located just metres away from the crystal clear waters of gorgeous Currarong beach, Zac’s Place Seafood Café offers a variety of fresh and cooked fish, prawns and oysters along with a selection of hot food including chips, Chicko Rolls, scallops, wraps, burgers, schnitzels and great meal deals. Gelatos and ice creams available as well as coffee and cake specials.
3/1 Piscator Ave, Currarong (Location)
Tel: +61 2 4448 3177
Jervis Bay and St Georges Basin restaurants and cafes
Craving your favourite Asian dishes? Got a hunger for Aussie classics? Fancy some Singapore Noodles or Beef & Black Bean & Dim Sims but your other half wants a T-bone steak with mushrooms while the kids want pizza? We have it all covered, as well as mouth-watering house specialities created by our amazing chefs. Everyone gets what they want! Located in the Callala RSL Country Club at pristine Callala Beach, Greenside Restaurant offers a homely atmosphere for customers young and old. Dine-in or takeaway. Open Tues-Sun, lunch 12 – 2pm, dinner 6 – 8.30pm.
43 Callala Beach Rd, Callala Beach (Location)
Tel: +61 2 4446 5509
The Gunyah (Aboriginal for ‘meeting place’, or ‘place of shelter’) is at the heart of Jervis Bay’s famous Paperbark Camp. It offers a unique fine dining experience, combining the ambience of the Australian bush with the Paperbark Camp’s exceptional flavours and service. Enjoy a contemporary Australian menu focused on local produce with a South American twist brought by Chilean chef Emilio Erazo. Fully licensed. No BYO. Open September – June. Reservations essential. Book early to avoid disappointment.