Eat and Drink

Eat out on the Central Coast of NSW or stay home and make delicious recipes by some of our amazing chefs.

Flair Restaurant Erina

Flair Restaurant Erina Heights

From the outside, the impression is a staid, suburban eatery. Tucked away in the corner of a quiet parade of shops in Erina Heights, Flair has probably lost passers-by with its ‘creative_style_cuisine’ sign. Blame the previous owner, but don’t ho... Read More...


I say chocolate but Cocopure is about much more than that. In fact it’s really about coconut ... Steven Lawson and his wife, Monique, first came across cold-pressed coconut oil after they chucked in a life of city-based desk slavery and headed off... Read More...

Firescreek Fruit Winery Holgate

Think of wine and you will generally associate it with grapes. Why not strawberries? guavas? kiwifruit? It’s true that the grape has certain qualities that make it perfect for winemaking but almost all fruit and herbs have the potential to become ... Read More...

Distillery Botanica Erina

Known for more than 40 years as The Fragrant Garden, Philip Moore transformed the property into Distillery Botanica in 2005. As the founder of Renaissance Herbs, Australia’s largest wholesale herb nursery, Philip brought his wealth of knowledge o... Read More...

Bells at Killcare

BELLS AT KILLCARE BOUTIQUE HOTEL, RESTAURANT & SPA In November, Bells at Killcare officially opened the doors to fourteen brand new, architect-designed suites and villas, taking the number of rooms on the property from 11 to 25. The expansion al... Read More...

The Entrance Lake House

One of The Entrance’s last iconic 1900s guesthouses receives a stunning makeover and a new, all-day eatery is born. Pinehurst guesthouse was built in 1903 to accommodate the influx of holidaymakers coming to The Entrance on the new Sydney to Newca... Read More...

The Fat Goose Cafe Kilcare

Sarah and Mike Stride made the move from country Canberra to Killcare back in 2006. With three young boys, the pull of the Central Coast’s laidback lifestyle, not to mention great beaches and wonderful scenery, was irresistible. They initially starte... Read More...
Woy Woy Fishermens Wharf

Woy Woy Fishermen’s Wharf

Woy Woy Fishermen’s Wharf has been in the Cregan-Clayton family for over 30 years. Proprietors Jenni Cregan and Merv Clayton want to offer their customers a new space to relax and enjoy the best seafood on offer, now with the coolest bar on the Coast... Read More...

Jimmy G’s Gosford

Just across the park from Byblós is James Nouri’s newest venture. His company, Effective Hospitality Group has moved back to his first love and opened a new cafe in Gosford. James has had the concept for Jimmy G’s for some years, knowing that h... Read More...

Byblos Restaurant Gosford

For a number of years now Gosford has been home to one of the Coast’s most popular and exotic restaurants. Suitably named after Byblós, the beautiful resort town on Lebanon’s Mediterranean coast, this restaurant and bar serves up delicious Lebanese f... Read More...
Breeze magazine Xmas recipes

Traditional Christmas Recipes

Traditional Christmas Recipes Christmas Stollen Imagine the fragance of butter, almonds and cognac combined in one delicious giant bun. Ingredients 1 cup currants 1/4 cup cognac 1 1/4 cups raisins 1/4 cup orange juice 5 1/2 cups plain ... Read More...
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