Mid-week locals night on the Central Coast: where to eat and drink for less during the week
Looking for a place to eat on the Coast Central that offers Locals Night? We’ve rounded up some tasty venues we think you’ll love!
There are lots of culinary delights to tickle your tastebuds across our region but why not take advantage of these amazing mid-week offers?
You don’t always want to cook after a big day at work or after a busy day with the kids. Thankfully there are many wonderful restaurants, cafes and bars ready to cook for you! So put your cookbooks away and place the pots and pans back in the drawer because we have created a list of Local Night deals for you.
This is the best time to try that restaurant you’ve always wanted to or experience a new style of dining or even go back to your favourite place. Take advantage of being a Coastie and reap the benefits of living in this stunning region. Don’t forget to take your ID so you can show them you're Central Coast local.
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Surf and turf
Davistown, Avoca Beach, Erina, Forresters Beach
On the foreshore of Davistown there is an authentic Mediterranean Arabic restaurant that warmly welcomes all guests. The Caspian makes for a special place to dine with water views and an exquisite menu to match. However, every Wednesday night the restaurant offers a locals night menu giving you the perfect excuse to pop down for a bite to eat. Enjoy selected meals for $20, and $5 wine and beer on tap. Make sure you book, this is a very popular venue.
Avoca Beach House
Avoca Beach House is an iconic seafood restaurant located a few short steps from the sand and surf of one of our most iconic beach destinations. Enjoy high-quality seafood, amazing share-style platters, and sensational cocktails in a relaxed space with 180-degree beachside views.
Every Tuesday and Wednesday night from 5pm onwards you can buy two courses for $49 or three courses for $63, and also receive a welcome drink on arrival with your choice of a glass of wine from Marty’s wine range, or Six Strings On-Tour mid-strength beer
Marble Grill Bar
If you fancy a flame cooked steak, Marble Bar and Grill at Erina is where you need to go! It's a contemporary steakhouse transforming seasonal ingredients through open flame cooking techniques and every Thursday from 5pm is Locals Night. Select a entree, main and dessert for just $49pp. Plus this venue is also looking after local Erina businesses. Show proof you are local business in Erina and receive 15% off your total bill every Wednesday-Saturday! (Can not be used with Locals Night offer)
The Gilded Anchor
Indulge in mouthwatering food inspired infused with a modern Pacific flare at The Gilded Anchor in the Quarters at Forresters Beach. Each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night is Locals Night where you can keep your tastebuds happy with 2 courses plus a glass of house wine or beer for $50pp.
During in winter, Suq Restaurant in Terrigal are having a locals night for $53pp. Every Wednesday and Thursday dine on a delicious selection of French, Italian Mediterranean, North African and Japanese inspired share plates to warm you up and help ease the chill. Enjoy a glass of wine paired to menu they have on offer each week.
Treat yourself to a mid week fine dining experience at Yellowtail in Terrigal and enjoy the Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and Asia influences. Monday- Wednesday nights are Local Legends Night where you can enjoy a beautifully crafted two-course meal for $65 pp (entree and main, or main and dessert) or alternatively select 3 courses for $75pp with a complimentary glass of house beer or house wine. A place to remember for a special midweek dinner.
Take a seat on the balcony at Swells Terrigal overlooking the beautiful rolling waves at Terrigal Beach. Enjoy a long lunch on Wednesday or Thursday, with a complimentary wine or beer when you order both an entree and main from the a la carte menu. Service from 12-3pm, and walk-ins are welcome.
The Terrace Grill Restaurant and Bar
The Terrace Grill Restaurant & Bar is located in Terrigal's most historic building 'The Old Terrigal Post Office'. The menu combines a modern Australian cuisine with Italian and Mediterranean flavours specialising in fresh seafood, Black Angus steaks, Lachlan Valley lamb and speciality dishes. Locals Night is on Tuesday and Thursday evenings offering two courses including a glass of wine or beer for $59, or three courses including a glass of wine or beer for $69.
With ocean and lagoon views, the Terrigal Hotel is a great spot to order a 2 for 1 Pizza each Wednesday! Choose to dine in on the huge outdoor terrace or opt for a take away to enjoy a picnic style dinner on the beach. Don't forget to check out their daily specials throughout the week too!
Opposite beach, above the hustle and bustle of Terrigal is Seasalt Restaurant in the Crown Plaza and they have a Local’s Night just for Central Coast locals. Choose any two courses from Seasalt’s seasonal menu for $60 and dine on fresh local produce while you take in the spectacular views of the ocean. ID must have a Central Coast address.
Copacabana and Killcare
Lady Copa Pizzeria de Birra
Rustic Italian woodfired at Lady Copa Pizzeria de Birra located on the beach at Copacabana. A local's favourite serving delicious artisan food, and specially selected wines and beer on tap. Lady Copa is a family and dog friendly restaurant catering for everyone, including gluten free and vegan.
Warm up your belly with their Wednesday Winter Warmer including any two pizzas or focaccia, and a bottle of Sunday Wine Shiraz for $65.
Wild Flower Bar and Dining
Nestled within Bouddi National Park, Bells at Killcare long lunch local’s special is a perfect way to start the weekend. Each Friday, Wild Flower Bar and Dining’s Plat du Jour menu offers freshly baked Bells Bakery focaccia, a bowl of house made pasta of the day and a glass of Sommelier selected wine all for just $38pp.
Delights on the Peninsula
Umina and Ettalong
Watching the sunset over the ocean and feeling the sea breeze in your hair never tires especially when you at Margarita Daze in Umina Beach. Each Thursday is Locals Night where you can enjoy House Wine and House Tap Beer for $5 each and Daze Margaritas for $15 each. A prefect reasons to enjoy those good feel beach vibes.
Savour the flavour of contemporary Turkish cuisine each Thursday evening at Safran in Ettalong with their Local’s Night menu. Dine on traditional dishes with a contemporary flair and enjoy a two-course meal with a house made hummus dip to start, duck fat potatoes to share plus a glass of beer or wine for $55.
The Lucky Bee
With its bright alluring décor, disco balls and renowned Southern East Asian influences, the Lucky Bee at Ettalong is a place to bring friends and socialise over great food and delicious cocktails. With the menu items designed to share and new foods to experience, it’s a restaurant that encourages good times! Locals Night are each Thursday where you can enjoy 15% off the total bill.
Box on the Water
Set on the edge of shoreline at Ettalong Beach, the Box on The Water is a stunning location. With a bright and fresh interior, make Thursday’s your night to take advantage of their Locals Night. For $52pp, you can enjoy two courses and a glass of house wine, sparkling or tap beer.
Something for everyone
Toukley and Wyong
Tuesday and Wednesday evenings are locals night at BLKBird Dining at Toukley. The modern European restaurant has a menu that will not disappoint! Enjoy house made ciabatta bread followed my 2 courses for just $40pp. Get your closest group of friends together and make it an evening of good food and conversation.
Get a full stomach and a happy heart at The Beachcomber Hotel at Toukley with expansive views of the lake while enjoying their weekly specials. Specials include: Ribs and Rump Monday for $35, Taco and Tequilla Tuesday with $5 tacos and $10 Margaritas, Kids eat Free Wednesday with every main meal, Burger and Beer Thursday $25 combo with house beer, Wingin' it Friday $38 combo of 1kg of wings and jug of house beer, and $12 cocktails on Shake and Shine Friday!
Every Tuesday is local's night at Motel Mezza in Wyong. Visit the old bank and enjoy a delicious 2 course Middle Eastern inspired meal with a duo of dips to start for just $45 pp and if you have room for dessert, you can choose from the chef selections for just $5 extra.
The Entrance, Norah Head and Toowoon Bay
The Lakes House
The Entrance Lake House is set in a historical building at The Entrance, overlooking Tuggerah Lake. Serving modern Australia cuisines in a bright and airy restaurant, take advantage of their Locals Lunch special each Thursday and Friday. Get two courses for $50 with a complimentary wine or soft drink.
Shorethyme's Locals night is on every Thursday in Norah Head. Be sure to book your table to enjoy this amazing special 3 course meal for $55 pp. With 3 choices for entree, main and dessert and sides of veg, chat potatoes for $10 and a menu updated every few weeks, this is perfect option for mid-week dinner out.
For an exciting mix to contemporary dining, small plates, dumplings and Japanese Ramen where you can experience flavour, vibrance and excitement in every mouthful head to Cecilia's Restaurant and Bar in Toowoon Bay. Mid week you can choose two courses for $50 per person or three for $60. BYO Wednesday and Thursday for $4 pp.
Food with heart and waterviews
East Gosford and Gosford
The Railway Hotel love their locals. That's why every Tuesday night is locals night in this venue in the heart of Gosford. For only $29 enjoy a succulent Jacks Creek rump steak with any house beer or wine! Thats a mid-week meal worth having!
Hola Coasties! Wednesday night is locals nights at Hernandos Hideway at East Gosford with all cocktails $15. Sip on the fresh Margaritas or one of their signature cocktails and order some amazing Mexican inspired street food and make it a mid- week Mexican fiesta!
Little Miss Mezza
Every Tuesday and Wednesday night, Little Miss Mezza at West Gosford holds their locals night. Enjoy a 2 course Middle Eastern and modern Australian inspired dinner for $60pp and add on house made ice cream for only $7 extra!
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