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Alexandra Gibson4 years ago

Take dining to a whole new level in Coffs Harbour

It is safe to say that absolutely everyone loves a great restaurant with unforgettable food and wine. Whether you are looking to take your significant other out to a restaurant in Coffs Harbour with the ultimate dining experience or are just an avid foodie looking for your next signature dish, we have gathered the top four award-winning restaurants in the harbour. These restaurants have received recognition for their outstanding dishes and extraordinary chefs who create their vision on the very plate you eat off. So, get your napkins ready as we indulge your senses and take you into a world of culinary excellence that is simply irresistible.

1. Macauleys Restaurant

Enjoy a seafood frenzy, Macauley's Restaurant - Coffs Harbour
Enjoy a seafood frenzy, Macauley’s Restaurant – Coffs Harbour

Macauleys has won a string of awards and is recognised by the locals as having some of the most innovative dishes on the coast. Located in the Park Beach precinct, the view of the beach just 100 metres away won’t be the only thing that will take your breath away. From the moment you step into this custom designed restaurant with an open kitchen, you can see the chefs and kitchen staff working hard to bring you adaptations of old dishes with produce that is sourced from the local area. In 2013 Macauley’s was the winner of the Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence.
Where: 99 Park Beach Road, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

2. Fiasco Ristorante & Bar

Hand-made pizza, Fiasco Ristorante & Bar - Coffs Harbour
Hand-made pizza, Fiasco Ristorante & Bar – Coffs Harbour

Claiming to be ‘Coffs Harbour’s finest Italian’, it certainly doesn’t disappoint if you are in the mood for hearty meals that are made with passion and precision. Take yourself back to a time when food was made with love and soul as your Italian chefs guide you through a food safari that shows you the true flavours of a small but patriotic country. Their simple Italian cuisine is fresh on the palate and can be accompanied by a selection of alcoholic beverages which include wine. With a mere seven awards throughout the years for restaurant and catering, you can be assured that no other Italian dining experience will trump this one. Buon appetito!
Where: Pacific Marina Luxury Apartments 22 Orlando Street, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

3. Flooded Gums

Positano style seafood stew, Flooded Gums - Coffs Harbour
Positano style seafood stew, Flooded Gums – Coffs Harbour

A nice 10-minute drive down the road from Coffs Harbour will take you to the majestic place of Bonville where you will find Flooded Gums, a secret silver service restaurant. Bonville Golf Resort is hiding its best kept secret with the Chef’s Hat restaurant adored by the locals in the area. Its atmosphere, scenery and dining combination is considered to be unmatched anywhere else on the coast, so sit down for an intimidate meal. The team behind this raving restaurant creates modern seasonal dishes throughout the year. Their wine list is also extremely impressive, and they have even received recognition for it, featuring vintage wines that are sourced from all over the land.
Where: North Bonville Road, Bonville NSW 2441

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