The Tweed Coast is renowned for its regional cuisine, made available in a wealth of award-winning restaurants from Kingscliff to Hastings Point. All reachable within a short drive, or walk, from our Cabarita Beach apartments, here are five that you shouldn’t miss on your next Tweed Heads escape.
On the Marine Parade oceanfront in Kingscliff, a straight 15-minute drive from our location at Cabarita Lake, Taverna offers a modern taste of Greece with a menu dedicated to handpicked produce and seasonal ingredients. Open Thursday to Sunday, Taverna Kingscliff requires a reservation, but won’t disappoint with its small and large plate servings that feature the highest quality seafood and meat, exquisitely flavoured, from along Australia’s east coast.
Fins Seafood Restaurant
For world-class seafood dining on the Tweed Coast, Fins Seafood Restaurant on Bells Boulevard Kingscliff tops the list, owned by celebrity chef Steven Snow who has been at the helm for over two decades. Scallops and oyster entrées to line-caught mains delivered fresh from the sea, Fins will impress even the most diehard seafood lover, rounded off with a premium wine list designed to complement.
From 5 pm Monday to Thursday and 12 pm Friday to Sunday, the Spice Den Casuarina is a local favourite for group dining, serving up daily banquet specials to enjoy in a dimmed, ultra-modern restaurant just a short walk from Casuarina Beach. Bar drinks and menu dining are also available, involving pan-Asian entrées, mains and decadent sundae desserts.
The Stunned Mullet
The Stunned Mullet on Tweed Coast Road, a stone’s throw from Cabarita Beach, is open daily from 10 am until late, where you're guaranteed the best fish and chips on the Tweed Coast. Offering local ingredients, home-made sauces and the finest fish fillets - sourced daily - The Stunned Mullet is a must-visit, award-winning Caba restaurant-cafe if fish and chips are your go-to combo.
Led by award-winning chef Ben Devlin, Paper Daisy is open seven days a week, offering complete breakfast, lunch and dinner menus made with the Tweed region’s finest produce. Also highlighting flavours from across New South Wales, this bright and chicly designed restaurant is well worth a visit for both casual and sophisticated dining, situated on Cypress Crescent near Cabarita Beach and just a 10-minute walk from our Cabarita accommodation.
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