Love Local Lists

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Supporting our regions businesses

Our suite of Love Local Guides features a range of small local businesses for us to support and help grow.

To support local, this is the #1 place to shop sweet treats, craft liquor, hinterland produce and boutique shopping essentials! Love Local Guides make it easy to buy local, directly supporting the Central Coast's exceptional entrepreneurial community.

Each guide showcases the quality, creativity and innovation offered by businesses who call the Coast home. Some new, some long-standing favourites, but all needing some extra love right now.

How to support local:

  • Follow us on Instagram @LoveCentralCoastNSW and Facebook @LoveCentralCoast 
  • Share awesome local initiatives you spot (or run) by tagging our handles or #LoveCentralCoast
  • If you’re a local business – DM or email us your offering to be featured, or tag us in your social posts
  • If you’re a local business – Create or manage your free online business listing


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Love Local Guide: Sweet Valentine's Day ideas
Whether it comes in the form of tasty food, refreshing bevvies, unique gifts or unforgettable experiences, our region has something to impress this V-Day.
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Love Local Guide: Happy Holidays
Our essential 2023 festive holiday edition to support Central Coast businesses by showing some inspiration on where to shop, dine and experience amazing local produce, wares, art and creative talent this season!
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Love Local Guide: Cool gift ideas for Dads this Father's Day
Central Coast makers and creators always hit the mark on Father's Day for cool gift ideas. We've curated a list that has something special for everyone!
Love Local Guide: Beautiful gift ideas for Mother’s Day
Love Local Guide: Beautiful gift ideas for Mother’s Day
Whether she likes to be spoilt a little or a lot there’s something for every Mother who loves the Central Coast. Our latest Love Local Guide is the mother of all guides with some savvy Central Coast businesses stepping up to honour your Mum.
Love Local Guide: Family feasts and Easter treats
If you're on the Central Coast this Easter, you can enjoy these cool Autumn feasts across iconic dining scenes. For easy parental planning, we've rounded up some top kiddie destinations passionate about hippity hoppity fun in your family's Easter.
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Love Local Guide: Food and Drink – Cafes, restaurants and ready-meals
Serving loyal customers, embracing take away and delivery, and offering daily 'pick-me-up' menus online.
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Love Local Guide: Fresh food and drink producers with home delivery
The Central Coast has a rich hinterland abundant with poultry, fruit, vegetables, nuts, eggs, honey, and more... right here on our doorstep. Here’s your 'go-to guide' for buying local with pre-orders and doorstep delivery.
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Love Local Guide: Online shopping boutiques and bespoke retailers
Indulge in a little retail therapy online. Thanks to many savvy local boutiques and retailers, you can now easily browse and buy online from a collection of Central Coast stores.