In 2021 it was a delicious road trip featuring the best of local chefs, local producers and local produce. We had a full menu of EAT themed dishes across our towns and villages, plus bespoke foodie events like Cat Balou’s a sunset cruise, Merimbula Craft Beer Festival, Wild Rye’s coffee workshop, Broadwater Oyster’s shucking school and more!
Long table dinner collab between neighbourhood, Il Passaggio & Eurolicious. 7th March 5pm. Il Passaggio Provodore Entree: Antipasti platters featuring local oysters, a selection of cheeses and cured meat, Honorbread, local tomatoes & grilled vegetables. Eurolicious Mains: Poulet a la Provencale, ratatouille, potato and olive gratin. Neighbourhood Dessert: Eaton Mess with seasonal fruit, or Panna Cotta with ricotta and fig. Book directly with one of the venues or call 6493 5445 SORRY SOLD OUT.
Neighbourhood Bermagui. 5-6 March. Artisan mini tarts. Fig and Ricotta Cheesecake. Honey Marscapone Custard with Blackberry Gin Jelly. Coconut and Kaffir Lime Panna Cotta with Raspberry. Walk in. 6/28 Wallaga Street.
Via Luna. 5-7 March. Picnic share boxes to enjoy in the garden. House made mini loaves with local pate & dips, tilba cheese, herbs from the garden & tomatoes from Mountainview Coolagolite. Bone broth drinks with golden paste, kimchi, kale & herbs. Walk in. 55 Princes Hwy.
Cobargo General Store. 5-7 March. Famous home made icecream. All nuts, fruit & honey from local growers. Walk in. 49 Princes Hwy.
Baking Buddies. 6 March. 7.30-1pm The sweetest home baked goodies featuring local milk, eggs, fruit and other delicious things. Walk in. 62 Princes Hwy.
Ollie Masons. 5-7 March. Three course seafood meal for 2. Entrée Broadwater oysters, followed by Eden mussels and locally sourced flathead. Glass of sparkling wine on arrival and a coffee to finish. $45pp. Bookings essential. 0490 240 288. 126 Imlay St.
Ollie Masons 5-7 March. Discover Eden Picnic bag. Supplied in a cooler bag with cutlery, plates and glasses Incudes 10 natural broadwater oysters, 6 Eden mussels, freshly prepared salad with tiger prawns and bugs. Freshly baked baguettes. $85 for 2 . Pre-order 1 day in advance. 0490 240 288. 126 Imlay Street.
Cat Balou Sunset Cruise. 5 March. 5-7pm Enjoy delicious Wonboyn oysters with a variety of toppings – and meet the makers to talk all things oyster. Other onboard delights offered up by Eden’s Rusty Plough cafe, including Disaster Bay chillies and Eden smokehouse products. Bookings essential. Book here. Snug Cove Wharf. SORRY SOLD OUT.
Sprout Eden. 5-8 March. Salmon gravlax bruschetta. Wild ryes ciabatta, salmon pate with locally smoked salmon, topped with salmon gravlax and house dressing of local lemons and rocket. Walk in. 134 Imlay Street.
Dulcie’s Cottage. 5-7 March. Everyone’s retro fave, the prawn roll is back. Walk in. 60 Main Street.
Valentina. 5-7 March. Abalone carpaccio with a side of chic lake views. Bookings essential. 2 Market Street.
Merimbula Wharf. 5-7 March. Eden mussels with Thai red curry, peanut, snow pea & bean shoot salad. Bookings essential. 6495 4446 Lake Street.
Mor Mors. 5-8 March. Gippsland pork san choy bao with Millingandi cos, fried garlic, coriander & beans. Walk in. The Plaza 20 Market Street.
Merimbula Wharf Three Chefs Degustation. 5 March. Oyster, finger lime, pickled cucumber (on arrival). Tomato, whipped goat’s cheese, olive. Smoked ham hock terrine, piccalilli. Local crayfish tortellini, corn royale, consommé, leek. Flathead & mussel bouillabaisse, fennel, rouille. Beef fillet, roast portobello, mushroom puree, dauphinoise, petit vegetable, jus. Scorched fig, honey butter tart, fig leaf crème. Book here. Lake Street.
Craft Beer Festival. 6 March. 12-4pm. Arvo on the Green
Family friendly event with entertainment , games, food
and beer tastings. This relaxed event will focus on small tasting sizes, beer
education and more. Bookings essential. Book here. Club Sapphire. 119 Main Street.
Craft Beer Festival. 6 March. 6-10pm. Over 18’s Event. Craft Beer, Food and Live entertainment. Bring your mates and mingle with the brewers. Bookings essential. Book here. Club Sapphire. 119 Main Street.
Cranky’s Cafe. 7 March 12 noon & 5pm. Paella in the Park. Cranky’s are pulling out their crowd favourite for EAT on Tour and offering two sessions so no-one misses out. So get on down to Ford Park and be a part of this delicious spectacle. Or order their fish and chips from Cranky HQ across the road, all EAT weekend. Walk in. Ford Park, Ocean Drive
Axl’s Lemonade Stand. 7 March. Local junior foodie Axl will man his famous homemade lemonade stand in the Mor Mors courtyard. Half all profits donated to Merimbula Skate Park project. Walk in. The Plaza 20 Market St.
TOAST & North of Eden 4 course GIN DIN. 4 March. Small batch gins, lovingly distilled by Gavin and Karen at Stony Creek Farm Distillery, are the inspiration for this collaborative foodie event. In the spirit of experimentation and paying homage to the wealth of Australian and Sapphire Coast produce, TOAST Café chefs Ollie and Noah have designed a four-course menu that cooks with, goes with, and honours that heavenly liquid ‘gin’. $89pp Bookings essential. 0480 170 648. SORRY SOLD OUT !!
Wild Ryes Roastery. 5-6 March. Coffee Tasting & Brewing Workshop. 8 lucky participants will enjoy a 2 hour coffee roasting and brewing workshop with the Wild Ryes coffee king, Tom Tresize. Step behind the scenes at the roastery, talk the history of coffee, experience hands on tasting and cupping, and hone your coffee skills across a variety of brewing methods. Bookings essential. 1/45 Toallo Street. SATURDAY SOLD OUT.
Bianchini Gelati. 5-8 March. Pambula’s newest foodie store. Home made gelati with Tilba milk, honey & local fruit. Walk in. 3/29 Quondola Street.
Longstocking Brewery. 5-8 March. Eden Smokehouse Pizza (Eden smokehouse mussels, capers, olives, anchovies, smokehouse gravlax and fresh dill), all on a Wild Ryes pizza base. They’ve also got the beautiful Pambula Oysters in many different forms, including the amazing three cheese oysters And beer! Bookings essential. 3546 Princes Hwy
Broadwater Oysters. 5-8 March. Feast of Sydney Rock Oysters – served as 1/2 dozen freshly shucked + 3 freshly shucked with North of Eden Gin granita + 2 oyster mornay vol-au-vents (Wild Rye’s) (Tilba Blue Cheese / Eden Smokehouse Gravlax Dill & Lemon) with a complimentary glass of Breakfast Creek wine or Longstocking beer. Walk in or book in advance. Landing Road, Broadwater.
Broadwater Oysters. 5-8 March. Chill-out Hamper: Oysters, Smokehouse yums, Tilba Cheese, Wild Rye Panini, olive paste + either Breakfast Creek Wine or Longstocking Beer, all on ice. Pre-order here or call 6495 6704. Landing Road, Broadwater.
Broadwater Oysters. 6 March. Oyster Shucking School. 3-4.30pm. Learn to shuck oysters from the best in the business on the foreshore of Pambula Lake. Learn about oysters, oyster farming, Broadwater Oysters and afterwards enjoy our EAT FEAST of Oysters with a complimentary glass of wine / beer. Bookings essential. Book here or call 6495 6704. Landing Road, Broadwater
Ragino Coffee will also be at Broadwater Oysters on 6 March, serving up their famous coffee and cake. Walk in.
TOAST Pambula. 6-7 March. EAT Fest at Toast. Weekend specials take on a unique local flavour during EAT Fest. As well as the usual Instagram-able café fare, a selection of blackboard dishes inspired by Sapphire Coast produce will be on offer for diners, and available as ‘street eats’ for takeaway customers from the on-street window. Walk in. 3/25 Quondola Street.
Blend Providore. 5-8 March. Regional Wine and Cheese Tasting. Sumptuous cheeseboards paired with matching wines. Expert wine and cheese specialists on hand to guide visitors through their cheese and wine tasting experience. All weekend from 12-7.30pm daily. Bookings recommended but walk ins welcome. 02 6494 5145. Take away available to order online or instore. 37 Andy Poole Drive.
All above dishes available on the dates specified unless sold out prior.