Royal National ParkSapphire CoastEurobodallaShoalhavenKiamaShellharbourWollongongSouthern Highlands
1Glenbernie Orchard
2Lorenzo's Diner & e bar
3Relish on Addison
4Crooked River Winery
5The Treat Factory
6Silos Estate
7Australia's Oyster Coast
8Old Robertson Cheese Factory
9Biota Dining & Eschalot Restaurant

Follow the Grand Pacific Menu for everything from entrée to dessert and lots of treats to take home. 

You'll enjoy everything from a barbecue or picnic amongst nature in Royal National Park, to numerous cafes at beaches and in coastal towns and villages to every style of cuisine in eating places cosy or vibey and uptempo to fine dining at restaurants recognised with chefs hats for their originality and culinary achievement. 

Then there are pubs with seaside atmosphere and great food and little places where you'll pick up some local tastes to take home. Raise a glass to taste the distinctive wines of the Shoalhaven Coast region or Southern Highlands, some 30 or so different producers.

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Wollongong

1st stop:

Glenbernie Orchard

Nature's supermarket for apples, stone fruits and more straight off the tree, Glenbernie at Darkes Forest above northern Illawarra in the beautiful escarpment is a working orchard. You can taste and buy Royal Gala, Jonathan, Red Delicious, Fuji, Pink Lady and Granny Smith apples or stone fruits such as nectarines, peaches, apricots and plums in season. There's rich bush honey and pick-yourself raspberries and other treats at times. They also turn some of their fruits into Darkes Cider. 

One of the great experiences is exploring the orchard and the chance to ask the family owners anything you ever wanted to know about their fruit and farming. 


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Continue on to Lorenzo's Diner & e bar
29.6 km26 mins

Wollongong

2nd stop:

Lorenzo's Diner & e bar

Located in the centre of Wollongong's Keira Street 'eat street' Lorenzo's is an established favourite that is always breaking new ground as the pre-eminent modern Italian. 

The atmosphere is fresh and arty, with sophisticated service and an excellent wine list of outstanding Italian and Australian labels. Lorenzo's follows the Italian tradition of celebrating fresh produce from vegetables like zucchini flowers to octopus, baccala and fruits of the sea to creamy burrata.

Lorenzo is quite a foodie personality with a wall full of awards including Australia's best Italian restaurant just a few years ago. 


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21.0 km27 mins

Shellharbour

3rd stop:

Relish on Addison

Relish on Addison is a stand out dining experience in the heart of Shellharbour Village. By day a casual upmarket café, a great place for a relaxing stop or some fuel for further exploring.

By evening it's a contemporary Australian restaurant with menu changing seasonally. Chef Tom Laws has a philosophy of reflecting the best produce available at various times of year. Each evening from 5pm and at Sunday lunch a tapas menu is available, allowing you to share a variety of tastes or choose the a la carte option. The cocktail bar is a cherished meeting place and some of its creations have regulars coming back again and again. Relish is renowned for its Sunday breakfasts too.


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Continue on to Crooked River Winery
24.3 km20 mins

Kiama

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Crooked River Winery

A winery located on the cusp of a hillside overlooking beautiful coastal Gerringong, with views west to the escarpment, Crooked River makes its wines where the mountains meet the sea. 

One of the South Coast's most innovative winemakers, known for unique red and white wines including those that reflect the local terroir and interesting blends. 

There's also now a popular craft beer. The Oak Room Eleven Restaurant showcases the best local produce, meats and seafoods along with wine. 

Willowvale Estate House offers accommodation for up to four couples complete with a full size kitchen and dining room and magnificent verandah with views of the green hills and higher peaks to the west.


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13.7 km13 mins

Shoalhaven

5th stop:

The Treat Factory

By handcrafting hundreds of varieties of chocolates, confectionaries and preserves, The Treat Factory in Berry has become a famed gourmet food outlet. Sweet or savoury, they have a decadent treat for you. 

Their secrets of preserving, along with many family recipes, have been handed down over four generations. 

You walk into a dreamland of every chocolate and sweet treat you've ever imagined, and also nuts, dried fruit, teas and hot chocolate, handmade jams, sauces, syrups, chutneys, mustards, dressings, spice blends and dukkah and more. There's also a range of Japanese foods and ingredients. The gift boxes and vouchers are always well received.


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8.4 km11 mins

Shoalhaven

6th stop:

Silos Estate

On the outskirts of picturesque Berry, Silos Estate is a true vineyard experience with historic accommodation and fine dining with international chef. Its historic buildings have been restored and the property is a perfect reflection of South Coast country life. It takes its name from the 110 year old grain silos - one houses the wine cellar and the other a unique private dining room. 

The award winning Silos Restaurant showcases country cuisine at its best. Head Chef Nick Gardner is a graduate of Tetsuya’s, Quay and international restaurants Arzak in Spain (3 Michelin stars) and The French Laundry (USA).


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9.5 km12 mins

Shoalhaven

7th stop:

Australia's Oyster Coast

Australia’s Oyster Coast covers eight South Coast estuaries involving over 40 growers from Shoalhaven, Clyde, Tuross, Wagonga, Wapengo, Merimbula, Pambula and  Wonboyn. They produce three oyster species - Sydney Rock, Angasi Oysters and Pacific Oysters. They maintain that in a similar way to how wine exhibits its distinctive terroir, oysters have a flavour reflecting their origin and the mix of nutrients in their habitat. 

To allow you to discover this, Australia's Oyster Coast has compiled a special self-guided oyster trail.


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53.6 km57 mins

Southern Highlands

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Old Robertson Cheese Factory

Established 1936 by the local dairy community, the heritage Robertson Cheese Factory icon sits above the picturesque village of Robertson 740 metres above sea level. Through its old doors you can take in the spectacular scenery, lush greens hills and this famous dairy country. The view makes it a great place to stop for refreshment at the Factory Café while the gelato and sorbet made on the premises will have everyone smiling. 

We give you the chance to taste and buy unique 'off the farm' cheeses that reflect generations of dairy tradition plus gourmet fare such as olives, jams, pickles, relishes and more. There are also lollies and treats of all descriptions. The Cool Room Emporium features an interesting and varied collection of clothes, homewares, and gift ideas.


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29.7 km27 mins

Southern Highlands

9th stop:

Biota Dining & Eschalot Restaurant

When it comes to award winning restaurants, the Southern Highlands has you covered! 

Biota means faithfully presenting local produce on the table in this beautifully designed two hatted restaurant with fabulous kitchen garden, bar serving unique cocktails and beverages and comfy rooms on site. The produce comes from places nearby or from right around the restaurant where you can see a biodynamic garden that underlines the Biota Dining philosophy. Enjoy five or seven course lunch or dinner. 

Eschalot is one of the finest restaurants in the Southern Highlands of NSW. A reputation it has created and enjoyed since 2003. Located in the historic village of Berrima in one of the most significant heritage buildings, Eschalot delivers consistently beautiful cuisine with an elegant and understated sense of occasion.  


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