Foodies Delight

From degustation dining to pub eateries and homely cottages, these are spots to cross off your South Coast restaurant bucket list.

Top Ten 10 minutes walk from Queen Bee Cottage and 15 minutes drive from The Long Weekend Retreat

Our top 10 eateries within 10 minutes walking distance of Queen Bee Cottage so you can begin your journey through the best of Milton’s culinary offerings.

  1. Bacchus Wine Bar @ Milton
    Modern Australian featured in the SMH Good Food Guide with Centennial Parklands alumnus Darren Foots in the kitchen and a drinks list curated by wine writer Greg Duncan Powell (who also does time in the kitchen)
  2. Pilgrims Vegetarian Café
    Longstanding vegetarian wholefood breakfast/lunch cafe doing this before it bacame a fashion statement. Now also serving Mexican weekend dinner menu.
  3. St Isidore, Milton
    Award winning quiet gem of the south coast with unanimous culiniary rave reviews
  4. The Gunyah
    Hidden delight for friendly service and light breakfast and lunch away from the mainstreet hubbub
  5. Flour Salt Water Organic Sourdough Cafe
    Featured on SBS Food Safari
  6. The Coffee Guild
    Stefano Vinetti’s traditional Italian store with awesome coffee and authentic Woodfired Italian pizza
  7. Mrs Topps
    Book way way ahead to secure your table at this tiny exclusive and quietly heralded eatery
  8. Tipsy Fig
    Homestyle cooking at its’ best
  9. Driftwood Cafe
    Earthy decore capped with magic views to Green Island from high verandah seating
  10. Brown Sugar
    Perfect for lazy brunch, lunch or just coffee

Top Five 5 minutes drive from Queen Bee Cottage

Our top 5 outstanding eateries within minutes of Queen Bee Cottage.

  1. Rick Steins at Bannisters and the new Bannisters Pavilion Rooftop Bistro, Mollymook
    What more need we say…
  2. Tallwoods, Mollymook
    Epitomises free-form dining with consistent 5 star TripAdvisor reviews
  3. Cupitt’s Winery, Brewery and Kitchen
    Boutique winery, micro brewery and restaurant with extraordinary views to Burrill Lake
  4. Milkhaus Wholefood Canteen
    Something special. Located in the old Cheese Factory at Woodstock, Milk Haus is a wholefoods café that aims to deliver fresh, honest, simple fare food-free of toxins, preservatives & anything artificial
  5. Hayden’s Pies, Ulladulla
    The best pies – REALLY!


Print Shoalhaven Holidays also has a nice guide to experiencing local produce of the region.