Central Coast Chronicle

What’s Hot this Winter on the Coast




What’s Hot this Winter on the Coast? We’re glad you asked. It’s our guide to the Coast this Winter, that’s HOT!  

We’ve collaborated with some of the BEST local businesses, so please support where you can.

Rusticated Grazing

Winter is here, and we couldn’t think of a more suitable accompaniment to a roaring fire and a glass of your favourite vino on a cold night than one of our hand-crafted savoury grazing boxes.

At Rusticated Grazing, we imbue each of our delectable grazing boxes with a warm, country quality, by using the freshest hand-selected produce, and partnering with local artisans for our quality meats and cheeses.

Rusticated Grazing welcomes vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan, organic and religion-specific orders, and are always happy to create a bespoke grazing box that suits your event or dietary requirements.

Place an enquiry through FacebookInstagram DM or email today to secure our incredible grazing boxes for your birthday, wedding, engagement, corporate event, or an amazing gift to make someone feel warm from the inside out this winter!

“Dennis Val’s Atlantic Crossing”

Coming to Avoca Beach Picture Theatre 1st July.

Experience the best of 70’s rock as Sydney’s most awesome new supergroup fires up the Avoca Beach Theatre in this epic show – one show only for 2022 on the Central Coast!

“Dennis Val’s Atlantic Crossing” celebrates the transatlantic sound that gave birth to an era of international hits and benchmark albums from Rod Stewart’s original “Atlantic Crossing” to Springsteen’s “Born to Run”.

Indicative set-list includes This Old Heart of Mine (Rod Stewart); Show Me the Way (Peter Frampton); Blinded by the Light (Manfred Mann); Urgent (Foreigner); China Grove (The Doobie Brothers); Sure Know Something (Kiss); Born to Run (Bruce Springsteen).

A cheeky Londoner by birth, lead singer, Spencer Jones (The Voice) is now well known throughout the Australian music scene.  Spencer has recorded and sung live with the best – from Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin) to Jimmy Barnes.  And with “the most beautiful Rock-God voice”, he took Australian TV audiences by storm.

Now with a cast of other star players – Dennis Val (Matt Finish) on lead guitar; Ian Lees (Moving Pictures) on bass and; Mick O’Shea (Richie Sambora & Orianthi; The Choirboys) on drums, “Atlantic Crossing” brings the top echelon of Sydney’s live musicians, together for this exclusive show.

Gifted Sydney rocker Rohan Cannon opens the show. Rohan has toured with many artists (eg. The Choirboys; Electric Pandas; The Guns; the American Blues Legend, Taj Mahal, The Countdown Spectacular Live) and has recently joined the line-up for Moving Pictures.

Top shelf rock!

Top shelf players!

“Atlantic Crossing” promises to deliver a night of international hits and timeless chart-toppers!

Get your tickets now from Avoca Beach Theatre Atlantic Crossing Live Concert, Avoca Beach, 1st of July | Humanitix

Watch our promo video 

Genie in a Bottle

Genie in a Bottle was born with the idea of offering classic cocktails, handcrafted from 100% Australian spirits & liquors. ​

We pride ourselves in collaborating with boutique, local distillers & are passionate about providing a unique experience for cocktail connoisseurs. ​ Our mixologists created premium cocktails with all Australian ingredients, creating flavours that will leave your tastebuds tantalised. ​

Our shop allows to fully customise your order.

Whether it’s the same cocktail as a 3, 5 or 6-pack or if it’s a variety of different flavours, the choice is yours.

OFFER: Select your 3-pack, 5-pack or 6-pack cocktail combo and get $10.00 off by using promo code TENOFF22 at the checkout.

Shop online here and don’t forget to follow us on Instagram and Facebook

Magnolia Home & Gift

Magnolia East Gosford is ideally located on Victoria Street with off street parking. You’ll love the range of quality & carefully chosen pieces, beautifully presented.

Cosy up this winter with us. We have all the fashion essentials to keep you warm all winter long.

Browse our shop for knits, jackets, scarves and much more. Open Monday through Saturday.

Visit online  or Facebook and Instagram

Shop: 71 Victoria Street, East Gosford

Salt & Stone Studio

Do you find winter as one of the hardest times to drag yourself to a yoga or pilates class? We hear you—it’s cold, the idea of taking your socks off is just ridiculous and your body is as stiff as a board.

Well, now’s the perfect time to give our yoga and pilates classes a go.

With our room lightly heated, your muscles will be warm within minutes, allowing you to block out the world, focus on your breath and poses, and feel as toasty as you would on soldiers beach in summer.

OFFER: Special Intro Offer – $40 unlimited classes for 14days. BOOK HERE

Special Offer T&Cs

Includes all classes across our timetable
14days starts from first class attended
New members only

This offer will be open on our booking system, no codes required.

Follow Salt & Stone on Insta and Facebook 

The hottest events around the Coast

Don’t forget to check out our event calendar, we’re always adding more events, so make sure you add it to your favourites.

Anthony’s Seafood

Located in the heart of Kincumber, Anthony’s Seafood is a family-owned business specialising in Fresh and Cooked Seafood with an amazing range of Burgers.

The business has been operating for 21 years.

For this winter to complement our already popular Anthony’s Seafood Chowder, we will be offering pre-made meals for $15 a serve. These meals are made by us from scratch utilising fresh Australian produce.

We have recently launched a new range of delicious Burgers. These include grilled chicken, Portuguese chicken, 12 hour smoked pulled pork, calamari, and Rita’s famous salmon cake.

New to our menu for customers that don’t eat fish is a Chicken Schnitty, Chips & Gravy.

We will continue to stock fresh seafood daily. In the event we don’t have the seafood you require, let us know and we can order for next day delivery.

Custom made Seafood platters will be available for that special occasion. Check out their website here for their menu and incredible cooking guide!

Follow Anthony’s on Instagram

The Stretch Lab

The Stretch Lab; an assisted stretch facility to enhance flexibility & mobility; to improve wellbeing, aches and pain.

We offer an extensive full body stretch focusing on your pain points through different assisted positions.

OFFER: WINTER DEALS FOR READERS; all Central Coast Chronicle Readers will receive a complimentary stretch band and a bag of winter warming Epsom bath salts with their 60 minute booking!

Bookings can be made via our website www.thestretchlab.com.au

Follow the Stretch Lab on Insta or check out their 5 Star Google Reviews


Deepwater Plaza Woy Woy

When the weather is cold and miserable, but you still need to get out and do some shopping, with the kids in tow, our FREE children’s play gym, Maritime Mania, is the perfect solution.

Let the kids enjoy some free play while you enjoy a cup of coffee at Cafe Cherry Beans, located nearby.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority. Please check in prior to using the space and use hand sanitiser.

It is recommended no more than six children use the play gym at any one time.

Maritime Mania is located outside The Reject Shop.

Follow Deepwater on Insta and view their opening hours here

Emerald Tea Traders


It’s time to stock your pantry with these beneficial herbal tea staples, to help you to get through the coming months of cold/flu season and the chilly Winter weather… It’s What’s Hot this Winter on the Coast.

An excellent herbal blend, which may help to alleviate nasal and sinus congestion, headaches associated with congestion, is anti-fungal which may help to fight infections and boost immunity.

May assist to reduce fevers, headaches, body aches and pains and may help to lessen the severity and longevity of colds and flu.

A very beneficial herbal blend with antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties, which may help to increase white blood cells, fight infections and increase immune health, high in antioxidants and may help to restore energy.

An exclusive herbal blend with antibacterial and antiviral properties, which may help to lessen the severity of sore, inflamed throats, laryngitis and throat infections.

Check out our website to order these comforting herbal blends and you can also find us every weekend at Central Coast/Lake Macquarie markets don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram

They’ll be at various markets around the Coast – make sure you support them this Winter!

Norah Head Lighthouse

Are sunrises and sunsets a few of your favourite things? Do you delight at the sight of a rainbow or whales breaching? Does the ocean’s spray or a crisp, uninterrupted, winter sky full of stars invigorate your soul? And do you crave simplicity, space and time to just be? A few days with us may just tick all of those boxes and more.

Winter months are the perfect time to spend at the iconic Norah Head Lighthouse. Immerse yourself in the history of this heritage-listed property before ascending the 96 stairs to one of the best views on the NSW Central Coast.

Guided tours run daily between 11am and 2pm (except Tuesdays). We guarantee to take your breath away in more ways than one!

The local village is home to wonderful restaurants, cafes and boutique shopping or, to work up your appetite prior, stunning bushwalking trails, ocean pools and surf breaks. We recommend you bring your camera to record all the magic moments in your stay here.


OFFER: Book 3 Nights with us and receive 50% off the 3rd night in our beautiful and well-appointed Assistant Keepers Quarters. Sleeping up to nine guests, it is the perfect seaside staycation with family or friends.

Head to our website to book online http://www.norahheadlighthouse.com.au/  or call Tracy our friendly Reserve Manager on 0452 564 102 to discuss your reservation.


Mindset Life Coaching

I’m Jenna McGarr and I help driven entrepreneurs excel in all areas of their life.

Finding balance and fulfilling reaching life goals by applying a bespoke strategy tailored to their strengths equipping them with the confidence, clarity and tools needed to forge ahead faster than ever before living a fulfilling life.

I am here to help you articulate your true aspirations and help you achieve them through mindset shifts and practical steps.

Mindset Life coaching is about achieving real and significant changes in your life.


Visit the website and follow Jenna on LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook


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This discount is applicable for the hugely successful, Revitalise Your Life package which focuses on overcoming your current barriers to achieving your personal life goals.

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Gosford RSL

What’s Hot this Winter on the Coast at Gosford RSL is that we’re having a Family Fun Day to raise money 4 the Kids!

All funds raised will support sick kids and their families at the Ronald McDonald Family Room in Gosford Hospital.
From 3pm…

– Ronald McDonald will be visiting and entertaining the kids with a magic show!!

– The Fun Engine will also be visiting and the kids can explore a retired fire truck and hear sirens roaring too!

Free face painting and jumping castle.

From 5pm…
– Join Matt online or in-house for a $15k Fundraiser Raffle.

Buy your tickets available from Reception and online at www.grsl.com.au to support this fabulous cause!

Bendigo Bank

If you’re looking to enter the property market, or perhaps looking to add to your portfolio, Bendigo Bank’s Complete Home Loan offers all the features you expect from a great loan, and some you don’t.

Like super-competitive rates, free redraw and a 100% offset account on fixed and variable rate home loans.

Chat to a home loan specialist today phone

Ph 43234559 East Gosford

Ph 43285472 Lisarow

Ph 43632133 Kincumber

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