From Long Jetty to Hardys Bay, the Coast's coffee scene has stepped it up
Whether you prefer your coffee beachside or with a warehouse edge, there's a cafe for you to try on the Central Coast.See our handpicked guides to Newcastle
1. Glee Coffee Roasters
Where: The Chapman Building, 9/14 Alison Rd, Wyong
If you know anything about coffee you will have heard of Glee, whether it’s from their Darby St days or sipping on their beans at your fav coffee spot.
If you’re keen to experience the full Glee grind then Wyong is where you need to head. Located in the beautiful and historic Chapman Building owner
Ben describes their coffee as being “rich, but easy to drink,” whilst you’re there hang around and order something yum from the menu and perhaps try
one of their cold brews.
2. Lords of Pour
Where: 302-304 Ocean View Rd, Ettalong Beach
Lords of Pour are all about the “Killer brews and awesome chews”. The small cafe has a very casual feel and we’re pretty sure many of the customers here would be on a first-name basis, it really feels like home. The guys here are focused on simple house-made, quality food and drink. The house blend is by Sydney’s Single O and a roster of guest roasters make up this café’s single origin and filter offerings. These guys really know their grind, so if you’re into your beans, this is a must visit on the Central Coast.
Serving up coffee from Sydney boutique roasters The Little Marionette, your cup of whatever is going to hit the spot. Besides the coffee this little Long
Jetty gem bakes on-site some of the most delish baked goods on the Coast. Whether you go for something savoury from the sourdough and brioche range
or something sweet, we suggest the Cronuffin, you won't go wrong!
4. The Glass Onion Society
Where: 308 The Entrance Rd, Long Jetty
A Long Jetty institution The Glass Onion Society has, since 2011, been delivering awesome coffee, a killer menu, and a creative space that welcomes musos
and artists of all kinds. Even midweek this is a super busy little cafe and a must stop when heading down the Coast.
5. The Boy and the Rose
Where: 21-23 North Avoca Parade, North Avoca
Tucked away in North Avoca, The Boy and the Rose caters to everyone and is a little bit fabulous in so many ways. A regular haunt for the locals who rave about the coffee, the food is equally as delish and together with its beachside location and friendly staff it's a winner all round.
6. Like Minds Avoca
Where: 352 The Round Dr, Avoca Beach
A creative space for like-minded people Mel and Jimmy and their much-loved corner café has become a regular spot for locals and those visiting the gorgeous
Avoca Beach. The food is delightful, a perfect mix of wholesome and substantial and the coffee hits the spot. The outdoor area/veggie garden makes
for a peaceful sitting and sipping space no matter what time of day.
Where: 75 Ocean View Rd, Ettalong Beach
You can find this cute-as-pie café (see also first pic) at the beautiful Ettalong Beach. Doubling as a café and gourmet food market Coast175 offers a carefully
curated breakfast and lunch menu that caters to all tastes. The essence of the café, along with their Campos coffee, is the love that goes into each
and every dish, all made in-house using only hand-picked produce, the flavours speak for themselves.
This bakery/café located in Hardys Bay, that is on the southern end of the Central Coast, is renowned for its hand-crafted Italian style breads, sweet, muffins, savoury pies and quiches. All baked daily it's hard not to get swept up in the easy-going coastal lifestyle that is Hardys Bay.
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