Top Choice Modern Australian in Gerringong & Gerroa

Seahaven Cafe

One of the South Coast’s perennially good cafe-cum-restaurants, with gourmet food, tasteful decor and a seaside setting. From the breakfast menu, try the watermelon and strawberry fruit salad with rose water, yoghur…
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Hungry Duck

A contemporary Asian menu is served tapas-style, although larger mains are also available. There’s a rear courtyard and kitchen garden where herbs are plucked direct to the plate. Fresh fish, meat and eggs are all s…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Ulladulla


Tallwood kicks off the day with excellent coffee and delicious breakfasts like ricotta hotcakes, before segueing into more innovative dishes at lunch and dinner. Highlights to be enjoyed in the colourful and modern …
Cafe in Wollongong


With a view to the rolling waves, this is the perfect spot for feasting any time of the day. From 4pm Sunday afternoon during summer, cocktails and tunes are let loose on the deck.
Cafe in Batemans Bay

North St

This refreshingly funky little den has decent coffee and a tasty selection of breakfasts, salads, sandwiches and light lunches. It's a neat place for a wine too.
Seafood in Narooma

Quarterdeck Marina

Enjoy excellent breakfasts and seafood lunches under the gaze of dozens of tikis and autographed photos of 1950s TV stars. Great inlet views too and occasional live music. Try the tasty Mexican corn cakes for brunch…
Modern Australian in Narooma


Pelican’s, jutting idly into the lovely river frontage on the Marina, is the pick of local fare. The bouillabaisse with crusty bread is a rare treat.
Cafe in Nowra

Deli on Kinghorne

The best coffee in town, hearty breakfasts and lunches, and lots of sunny outdoor seating.
Cafe in Nowra

Tea Club

Nowra’s bohemian set hangs out at this comfortable little cafe with art on the walls and a vast back garden. Try the chai, salads or fabulous Turkish-inspired 'whirling dervish'.
Cafe in Wollongong

Lee & Me

A cafe and art-and-clothing store in a two-storey, late-19th-century heritage building. Standout dishes include buttermilk-malt hotcakes or the classic beef burger.