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Top Choice Italian in Coffs Harbour


Upmarket Italian fare is prepared in an open kitchen using produce from the best local suppliers and herbs from the restaurant's own garden. Expect authentic delights such as organic Angus beef with celeriac purée, …
Top Choice Mexican in Coffs Harbour

Lime Mexican

Lime does modern Mexican tapas-style, designed to share. The taco line-up includes the usual favourites as well as grilled salmon, seared scallops and braised lamb, and there are big plates with pork belly on spicy …
Top Choice Island in Coffs Harbour

Muttonbird Island

The Gumbaynggirr people knew this island as Giidany Miirlarl, meaning Place of the Moon. It was joined to Coffs Harbour by the northern breakwater in 1935. The walk to the top (quite steep at the end) provides sweep…
Top Choice Beach in Coffs Harbour

Jetty Beach

This sheltered beach, with its picturesque jetty, is protected by a breakwater, creating calm swimming conditions. It's a quick walk from nearby restaurants.
Cafe in Coffs Harbour

Old John's

Coffs' cool kid enclave, with the town's best coffee and a menu of healthy hipster favourites, from breakfast chia 'pud' and superfood bowls or lunch salads of salt-roasted beets, Bellingen greens and goat's curd. W…
Seafood in Coffs Harbour

Latitude 30

So much to choose from at this seafood spot on the Marina: will it be shared plates of Thai-style soft-shell crab, gravlax and braised octopus, or a main of fish pie or seafood paella? With a view of the charming wo…
Amusement Park in Coffs Harbour

Big Banana

Built in 1964, the Big Banana started the craze for ‘Big Things’ in Australia. Admission is free, with charges for associated attractions such as ice skating, toboggan rides, mini-golf, the waterpark, plantation tou…
Aquarium in Coffs Harbour

Solitary Islands Aquarium

On weekends this small aquarium belonging to Southern Cross University's Marine Science Centre is open to the public. Touch-tanks and enthusiastic, well-qualified guides provide close encounters with fish, coral and…
Gardens in Coffs Harbour

North Coast Regional Botanic Garden

Immerse yourself in the subtropical surrounds of the greenhouses, sensory gardens and lush rainforest of these botanic gardens. The 8km Coffs Creek Walk passes by, starting at the pool on Coff St and finishing near …
Cafe in Coffs Harbour

Urban Espresso Lounge

A stylish little outpost on the jetty dining strip, Urban opens out onto the street and serves decent coffee plus a menu of casual Modern Australian favourites – Thai beef salad, fish tacos, steak sangas – for lunch…