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      Day Spas Coffs Harbour

      As mums we don’t take time out for ourselves and pampering is usually sacrificed. As much as we love our little ones ‘me time’ could be just what the doctor ordered. So why don’t you spoil yourself and indulge in some pampering, enjoy the peace and quiet, even better...

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      You Know You’re a Mum When…

      From the time you find out you are pregnant, you start to realise that there is a lot in your life that is going to change. You also become aware that your priorities will become very different than what they were pre-kids. But sometimes it is the little signs that...

    • Local Mum Feature – Celeste Lord

      Local Mum Feature – Celeste Lord

      This week’s lovely local mum is Celeste Lord. Having only recently moved to the area she fills us in on what she loves best about raising a family on the Coffs Coast. Where and how long have you lived in the area and what do you love about it? I have lived in Coffs...

    • It’s Time For You Chookado

      It’s Time For You Chookado

      So you’re a mum now. And the second that baby was born this deep seeded emotion you can’t control suddenly entered your life. Guilt. It hits you like a cold day in numerous ways. It haunts you on a range of topics – feeding, sleep, play, education… It hits you when...

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      All things parenting on the Coffs Coast. From recipes and time hacks to the day to day ups and downs of motherhood.
    • Local Mothers Day Gift Guide 2020

      Local Mothers Day Gift Guide 2020

      Mother’s Day this year will fall on Sunday, 10 May.  While it may be one of the more unusual Mothers days to date and with everyone still adhering to the social distancing rules, you can still pamper from afar. The most common motherly saying is “oh, you didn’t need...

      Fathers Day 2019

      Fathers Day 2019

      The 1st of September is Father’s Day in Australia, the perfect time for honoring fathers or the important male figure in your life.  We often forget the sacrifices and contributions they have made in our lives. This Father’s Day, show him how much you appreciate all...

      Creative Easter Recipe Lunchbox Ideas

      Creative Easter Recipe Lunchbox Ideas

      Kids love finding surprises in their lunchbox and with the Easter countdown, it is an especially fun time to add a little bit of seasonable love into the lunchboxes.  With so many fun Easter cutters, food picks and moulds its easy to get creative in the kitchen.  We...

      Bulk Billed Doctors GP’s Coffs Harbour

      Bulk Billed Doctors GP’s Coffs Harbour

      Finding a new GP and or bulk billed surgery can be time-consuming.  Taken from recommendations of our local mums we have collated a list of some of the bulk-billed GP’s and surgeries around Coffs Harbour. We have also included a couple of private practices which have...

    • Holidays and Travel

      Holidaying with kids? Check out our top tips to make travelling with kids a breeze. We are blessed to be based here in Coffs Harbour with an awesome holiday vibe all year round. Find out the best the region has to offer for school holidays.
    • School Holiday Guide

      School Holiday Guide

      Summer is here, it’s getting hot and the kids are gearing up for school holidays. While the Coast has so much to offer with its stunning beaches, reserves, coastal walks, waterfalls and parks the kids do like a bit of variety. If you are wondering how to keep the kids...

      Christmas Day Lunch around Coffs Harbour

      Christmas Day Lunch around Coffs Harbour

      If you plan on hanging up the apron this year and want to get in to the holiday spirit what better way than starting with a perfect meal. Sharing the Christmas meal with family, friends and loved ones is the best way to celebrate the festive season, which is all about...

      Shop Local Christmas Gift Guide 2019

      Shop Local Christmas Gift Guide 2019

      Keep on giving this Christmas by supporting Coffs small businesses and “shop it local” these holidays. Finding the perfect Christmas gift is easy with our Christmas ideas guide. We have pulled together a list of some of our favourites, buy local this Christmas! Gifts...

      Where To Go for Santa Photos in Coffs Harbour

      Where To Go for Santa Photos in Coffs Harbour

      Capture that special moment in your child's life sitting on Santa's knee before he or she is all grown up. Here is your guide on where to find Santa in Coffs Harbour this season. Coffs Central Santa Photos Don’t queue, book in your private Santa Photos and enjoy the...

      Christmas Carols around Coffs Harbour 2019

      Christmas Carols around Coffs Harbour 2019

      Nothing says Christmas like the joyous sounds of carols sung together with family and friends by candlelight. If you love singing your heart out to Christmas Carols, there are some great free community events to attend throughout December. Here is the Coffs Coast...

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    • Easter Crafts to do with your Kids

      Easter Crafts to do with your Kids

      Easter is great fun and we're doing it a bit differently at home this year. It’s a lovely time to spend with your immediate family and a great excuse to indulge in some guilt-free sweet treats. The smell of chocolate is in the air! We have gathered up some fun and...

      Back to School Lunch Box Ideas

      Back to School Lunch Box Ideas

      We are nearing the start of the school year and back to thinking about the dreaded school lunches. For those that have children starting Kindy or returning back to school it can be overwhelming coming up with new ideas to ensure that the kids get some variety. Did you...

      Is Coffs Harbour a Good Place to Live?

      Is Coffs Harbour a Good Place to Live?

      Deciding on an area to live and building a life with your family can be a tough choice to make.  Many factors come into that process, and deciding on what your family's priorities are, will not be the same for everyone. So, let's think about Coffs Harbour as a...

      Mother’s Day Events and Gift Ideas Coffs Harbour

      Mother’s Day Events and Gift Ideas Coffs Harbour

      Did you know that Mother's Day is celebrated in Australia thanks to Mrs Janet Heyden, who helped pioneer it after she started a campaign in Sydney to raise money to buy gifts for lonely or forgotten mothers?  The original meaning of Mother's Day was to acknowledge and...

      Easter Gifts – That Are Not Chocolate

      Easter Gifts – That Are Not Chocolate

      Regardless of how you celebrate Easter, one thing is certain it doesn't have to be all about chocolate. If you are looking for something a little different this year or just wanting to cut down on the sugar intake there are plenty of alternatives to ensure that your...

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Looking for the best fish and chips in Coffs Harbour? There’s nothing better on a sunny day than eating fish and chips by the water (even if you do have to fight off enormous seagulls).  We are spoilt here in Coffs Harbour with so many beautiful picnic spots making it the perfect choice to enjoy a family meal out.  Being by the water also means we know that our seafood is freshly caught from the ocean.

It is widely known that Australia produces some of the best seafood in the world and Friday night Fish n’ Chips is still also a long time tradition in many Aussie households.  Despite what one might assume though, not all fish and chips are created equal.

One of the most common questions we also get asked by visitors here is “where can we try some really good fish and chips?”.  So in answer to that, here is our list of the top five fish and chip places in Coffs Harbour, based on our genuine independent and unbiased opinion.

Sea Salt Fish n Chips

With three stores in Coffs, one at the Jetty, Sawtell and Woolgoolga you won’t be disappointed.

Sea Salt use only premium wild caught Australian and New Zealand seafood.  The fish are jumpin’ fresh, succulent, crisp fried and deliciously more-ish!

  • Jetty Village Shopping Centre, 361 Harbour Drive
  • 29 First Avenue, Sawtell
  • 4 Market Street, Woolgoolga

White Salt at Woolgoolga

White Salt features hand –cup chips (from locally-grown Dorrigo potatoes) and fresh seafood sourced from local commercial anglers and the Coffs Harbour Fishermen’s Co-Op.

The food is fresh, innovative and delicious.  A great atmosphere and service is top notch.

  • 70 Beach Street, Woolgoolga

Banana Coast Seafood

Definitely a local’s secret, this hidden gem is tucked away in an unassuming location away from the Jetty.

The produce is fresh and tasty and they provide a great selection of value packs making it ideal for families.

It may not look like much from the outside but well worth the discovery.

  • Cnr Collins Lane and Edgar Street, Coffs Harbour

Sunken Chip

Not just a fish and chip shop.   The Sunken Chip is so much more, a café/takeaway come general store.   Serving delicious food, great local coffee and selling fresh local produce.

Located across from the beach, the Sunken Chip is the perfect lunch spot.

  • 42 Sandy Beach Drive, Sandy Beach

Molly Malones

Molly’s is well known to locals as serving traditional “fish and chips” and has been doing so for over 40 years.   Many locals know Molly Malones for its famous potato scallops.

So if you are after “traditional” then a visit to Molly’s should be on the cards.  They have an extensive menu and affordable value packs to feed the family.

  • Max Murry Mall, 20 Gordon Street, Coffs Harbour

Other Fish and Chip Shops that are worth a visit are:

  • Exit 59, Moonee
  • Rosie’s at Moonee
  • Northside Fish and Chips