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A lighthouse, indoor plants, and coffee awaits

The northern end of the Central Coast is often overlooked, but it’s filled with a great selection of eats, coffee, and retail boutiques. Check out our guide to Norah Head & Surrounds.

Blackfinn Espresso

Opening up to Toukley locals in April 2021 – Blackfinn Espresso has built a reputation for some cracking good coffee, delightful eats, and some of the best darn service on the Central Coast.
Where: 283 Main Rd, Toukley

Coastal Road Interiors

Drop into this unique family-run small business situated on Toukley’s Main Road. Featuring a collection of rustic, unique, and neutral homewares, and furniture – one step into Coastal Road Interiors and you’ll want to move in.
Where: 137 Main Rd, Toukley

Frankie Lifestyle

Step in for a coastal women’s lifestyle boutique filled with a great selection of women’s clothing and accessories, plus unique goods for the home.
Where: 15 Mitchell St, Norah Head

Johnny Tapas

Discover Norah Head’s very own tapas restaurant! Johnny Tapas offers locals and visitors a unique dining experience that respects its coastal location.
Where: 7 Mitchell St, Norah Head

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Mexicoast Cantina

Originally located on Terrigal Beach, Mexicoast Cantina now calls Toukley home. With a true communal vibe and some of the most authentic Mexican food the coast has to offer, this is a spot you must tick off your culinary bucket list.
Where: 9-10/243 Main Rd, Toukley

Norah Head Beach Haus

This beachside café is the perfect pitstop before (or after) visiting the Norah Head Lighthouse.
Where: 8 Bush St, Norah Head

Norah Head Lighthouse

Do a tour of the lighthouse and step back in time to feel what it was like to be a Lighthouse Keeper in the early 1900s. You can get your heart racing with the 96-stair climb to the top and enjoy the 360-degree views.
Where: 40 Bush St, Norah Head

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Noraville Green

This is THE place to go for plant lovers! It’s a boutique plant nursery, stocking mostly indoor and tropical plants, with some larger landscaping varieties also available.
Where: 193 Main Rd, Toukley

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Rise Mofo

The name Rise Mofo is intended to be inspirational and cheeky all at once; as you say it out loud again, know that the guys behind Rise Mofo are having a little giggle.
Where: 3/327 Main Rd, Toukley

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Salt Deli + Grocer

Situated right next door to Rise Mofo, Salt Deli + Grocer is home to all those artisan-crafted goods that will be sure to up your pantry game.
Where: 2/327 Main Rd, Toukley

The Beachcomber Hotel

On the banks of Budgewoi Lake, The Beachie has a Hamptons-inspired ambiance with uninterrupted waterfront views and multiple eateries and bars. The blue and white nautical theme with picnic tables, beach umbrellas, and chic décor make this a resort stay but without the airfare!
Where: 200 Main Rd, Toukley

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The Island Café

Discover this cosy coastal café right in the heart of picturesque Norah Head – home to great coffee and delicious eats.
Where: 69 Bungary Rd, Norah Head

The Kraken Kiosk

Situated at the Soldiers Beach Surf Club, The Kraken Kiosk and Burger Bar is home to Kraken’ burgers, awesome wraps, delicious sandwiches, and amazing milkshakes.
Where: 101 Soldiers Point Dr, Norah Head

Village Café Noraville

This cosy café spot is situated on Noraville’s main road. Serving up Toby’s Estate coffee and a great selection of Aussie brunch favourites.
Where: 446 Main Rd, Noraville

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