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Alexandra Gibson3 years ago

Uncover these cafes that are simply one-of-a-kind

There is something so wonderful about nature, whether it's the whisper of the trees or the chirping of birds, no one can deny its beauty. If you are up for a little more quiet time on the weekend, rather then heading to your regular bustling cafe in Coffs Harbour head to these three secret garden cafes which will surprise you. We have scouted all over the area to find these three gems where you can surround yourself with nature while having a cup of coffee. Whether you're an avid environmentalist or simply want to discover the great outdoors with family and friends, take a trip to one of these garden cafes that you may not have known existed.

The Secret Garden Cafe at Garden Mania Centre

Feast your eyes, The Secret Garden Cafe - Coffs Harbour
Feast your eyes, The Secret Garden Cafe – Coffs Harbour

Located at Garden Mania, The Secret Garden Cafe is one of the most enchanting places to sit at and have tea in Coffs Harbour. Everything about this cafe is unique and beautiful from the food to the view, you will be blown away by this private oasis away from the bustle in the centre of Coffs Harbour. Take a seat surrounded by flowers and vintage furniture while you feast your eyes on a selection of home made sweets and treats. If you miss your grandmother’s baking skills, then order a scone and tea that will bring back nostalgic memories. There is something very magical and majestic about this place, it allows visitors to escape all the everyday worries during the week and enjoy the simple pleasures in life. Nowhere else in the area can boast such outdoor beauty, so relax and enjoy a sensational coffee under a fig tree as you look out into the open. You can also surprise your friends and host a high tea party at The Secret Garden Cafe as you chat away and enjoy great company with the ones you love.
Where: 19 Lindsays Road, Boambee NSW

Garden Cafe at the Coffs Harbour Botanic Gardens

Bask in nature, Garden Cafe - Coffs Harbour
Bask in nature, Garden Cafe – Coffs Harbour

The Coffs Harbour Botanic Gardens is a place where the locals can find serenity at a hidden paradise which is surrounded by Coffs Creek. The secret flora and fauna that grow in this landscape are rare treasures that you can discover by simply walking through the collage of nature. Bring some writing paper or a good book to read in the late morning and head to Garden Cafe while you take a seat at this cosy location. Enjoy igniting all of your senses as you taste fine cafe food and take in the picturesque landscape that looks like a beautiful painting. Immerse yourself in nature and take moments to realise how diverse the landscape is at the Coffs Harbour Botanic Gardens. The Garden Cafe is open four days a week so you can enjoy a light lunch surrounded by spectacular trees.
Where: Hardacre Street, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

Big Oma’s Coffee House at The Clog Barn

A family-friendly Dutch village - Big Oma's Cafe - Coffs Harbour
A family-friendly Dutch village – Big Oma’s Cafe – Coffs Harbour

Although The Clog Barn is a tourist attraction, this hive of activity away from the main streets of Coffs Harbour is a great place to take your family for something a little bit different. Big Oma’s Coffee House is situated at The Clog Barn which captures the essence of Holland right in Coffs Harbour. The owner’s vision for this replica Dutch village was to let the locals see another side of the world and enjoy a change in cultures. The buildings aren’t the only things that are different, order from their Dutch menu which features Dutch specialties like croquettes and crepes. After an amazing breakfast at Big Oma’s you can visit The Clog Shop to buy a souvenir or simply take a stroll around the gardens and Dutch model village with your children.
Where: 215 Pacific Highway, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

Have you discovered another secret garden cafe that we don’t know about in Coffs Habour?