Food and Wine


Famous for its seafood, cheeses and boutique wines, a fabulous foodie experience awaits on the NSW South Coast. Splash out on a memorable meal at Rick Stein at Bannisters in Mollymook, dine by the water at The River Moruya or pick up locally grown produce at one of the many farmers markets.

The South Coast is renowned for its oysters, with Eurobodalla at the heart of Australia’s Oyster Coast. Discover why by tasting succulent local oysters from Jim Wild’s Oysters at Greenwell Point, Wheelers Seafood Restaurant in Pambula, and the Pearly Oyster Bar and Farm in Batemans Bay.

Couple enjoying a tour with Captain Sponge's Magical Oyster Tours on Pambula River, Pambula

You can pick up smoked seafood products from the popular Eden Smokehouse, including smoked Atlantic salmon. Or relax with beautiful fresh prawns, tuna and kingfish from fishermen's co-ops or local fish and chip shops. You’ll also find local seafood on the menu at many South Coast restaurants.

The region has a long history of dairy farming and cheesemaking. Taste gorgeous handmade cheeses at the Bodalla Dairy Shed, ABC Cheese Factory in Central Tilba and Bega Cheese Heritage Centre. There’s also the opportunity to meet the cheesemakers and learn about the cheesemaking process.

Kiama Farmer's Markets in Kiama

On the South Coast Harvest Farm Gate Trail, discover some of the best local wines, cheeses, chocolate, fresh produce and more. The South Coast has an excellent reputation for markets. The SAGE Farmers Market at Moruya and the Tilba Growers Market offer an incredible selection of locally grown produce.

Home to 16 cellar doors, the Shoalhaven Coast is an emerging wine region. Nestled in the beautiful coastal countryside between Ulladulla and Milton, you’ll find Cupitt's Winery & Brewery, a classic South Coast food, wine, beer and cheese experience. There’s also a thriving food scene in Berry, Gerroa, Nowra and Ulladulla.