Picture-postcard waterfront vistas create the perfect setting to enjoy the Eurobodalla region’s fresh local produce. Relax at restaurants and cafes with views of rivers, bays, lagoons and the ocean. Savour seafood plucked from the waters of NSW South Coast and learn why this area is known as Australia’s Oyster Coast.
In Batemans Bay, enjoy waterfront dining and fresh local produce at JJ’s at the Marina. To taste the famous Clyde River oysters, head for Starfish Deli and Stingrays Ocean and Grill.Further along the promenade, try Sam’s Pizzeria on the Waterfront for authentic Italian and sweeping views of the river.
A short drive south is the riverside town of Moruya. The River Moruya blends classic French cuisine with modern Australian style, serving dishes that use local produce, fresh seafood and herbs from its own garden. Arrive to dinner in style by landing on the pretty Moruya River with South Coast Seaplanes.
Tuross Head is 15 minutes’ drive south. Situated on the sparkling Tuross Lake, try the Tuross Boatshed & Cafe for delicious fish and chips or the Pickled Octopus Seafood Cafe for great Thai food. The seaside haven of Narooma is a 30-minute drive south, via the dairy farming village of Bodalla.
In Narooma, head to Quarterdeck, a quirky cafe that serves local seafood in an old boatshed on the gorgeous Wagonga Inlet. Another top eatery is Whale Restaurant, which offers water views and a seasonal menu that celebrates local produce, including herbs and vegetables grown in its Whale Garden.