Where To Eat, Drink & Stay This Long Weekend

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Perhaps one of the most looked forward to long weekends of the year, the upcoming spring break is the perfect time to get away and indulge in good food, wine and scenery. 

If you were looking for ideas, you’re in luck because we’ve done the research for you. Whether you’re planning a staycation (we have just the spot to transport you) or looking for a country escape, here are 8 places to eat, drink and stay this upcoming long weekend.

Keep It Local

Oxford House, Paddington

Oxford House has quickly become a local’s favourite. While you can’t see it from the street, this hotel oasis boasts a pool bar, restaurant and 55 rooms furnished with curated amenities and eclectic artwork. 

We recommend staying in the Arts Suite and enjoying an Aperol Spritz in the pool bar.

Book to dine or stay at Oxford House.

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Shell House Dining Room & Terrace

Dining Room & Terrace is Shell House's stunning rooftop brasserie where the food is as opulent as the interiors. The menu by Culinary Director Joel Bickford and Head Chef Aaron Ward, focuses on carefully sourced produce, presenting simple, refined dishes that are infused with Australian provenance yet bear the mark of the Mediterranean way of life.

Take in the sun and enjoy an afternoon of oysters and champagne. 

Reserve a table at Shell House Dining Room & Terrace

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A Weekend Amongst The Vines

Krinklewood Estate, Hunter Valley

Couldn’t make it to Europe this year? Get your fix at Krinklewood Estate in the Hunter. The boutique cellar door offers guests a unique experience with award-winning biodynamic wines, provencal-style gardens, and an abundance of beautiful birdlife. 

Indulge in the courtyard with a cheese platter, your wine and try to spot the resident peacock.

Visit Krinklewood Estate Cellar Door.

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Keith Tulloch Wine, Pokolbin

Keith Tulloch Wine is a family owned and operated boutique winery with a focus on the Hunter Valley's traditional varieties Semillon, Chardonnay and Shiraz. Look out over the vineyard from the balcony and enjoy a wine tasting. Those after a weekend away may also make the most of Keith Tulloch's onsite accommodation in The Manager's Quarters.

Book a wine tasting at Keith Tulloch Wine.

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Coastal Retreat

Valentina, Merimnbula

Described by SMH Good Food Guide as “a love letter to the long lunch” Valentina serves up a one of a kind dining experience over the picturesque surrounds of Merimbula lake. Their menu highlights fresh, seasonal local produce with plates that are designed to be shared, transporting you to the mediterranean through it’s interiors

Book a reservation at Valentina.

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Bangalay Villas, Shoalhaven Heads

Nestled under a canopy of palms and a magnificent towering blackbutt tree, are 16 private luxury villas. Designed with comfort and style as paramount, the rooms capture the coastal breeze as well as the sweeping views down the golf course and out to the scenic mountain range. Have a cocktail by the pool, or walk across the road to the beach. 

We suggest trying out the restaurant to get a taste for modern australian cuisine with an indigenous twist.

Explore Bangalay Villas.

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Relaxing Countryside

Far Meadow Cottage, Berry

Far Meadow Cottage is the perfect place for a lazy break away, it’s located a 5 minute drive into the bustling heart of Berry or 8 minutes to the ocean and the glorious stretches of sand on Seven Mile Beach. If you’re after a place to really settle into, then look no further. It features an outdoor space with an Argentinian BBQ, woodfire pizza oven, fire pit, edible garden and a pool. Ultimate relaxation activated.

Check out Far Meadow Cottage.

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Queen St. Eatery Berry

While you’re down the coast get yourself to Queen St. Eatery, a petite European style restaurant & wine bar located in Berry. The perfect place to enjoy long lunches, indulgent dinners and a great selection of wines. 

Make a reservation at Queen St. Eatery.

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