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Things to do in Avalon Beach

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bakery
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“Best bakery in the area! Croissants melt in your mouth. I also love the San Francisco sourdough. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Our favourite dining place. The best martini's. Great crowd. Food is traditional and modern french. Each night has a special traditional dish like moules, steak frits, ect. The cheese soufflé or scallops st. Jacques highly recommend and everything is delicious and fun. A bit like faulty towers. We just love it here. Not really for children unless well behaved. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Cinema
“nothing has changed in this cinema except the movies. art house type movies usually showing. you could be the only people there except for summer. my favourite movie place. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Café
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“If you are looking for a healthy breakfast and nice coffee, we usually like to go to Nourished. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Bar
“Flourish is a small restaurant with a wine bar feel. Iy has great food but also live music on a Friday night. You might feel as though you've stumbled upon an intimate party!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“Beautiful Food and ambiance. one of my favourite places to go. Like going to a private dinner party. Just off the beach and surrounded by beautiful houses of Clareville.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Café
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“Local North Avalon cafe serving breakfast, lunch and coffee. A ten minute walk”
  • 22 locals recommend
Café
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“nice outdoor space good breakfast and lunch afternoon hang out. relaxing vibe”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Pizza most delicious. Delivery takes about 40 minutes. Tell them you'll pay cash (and give a tip) and the delivery will come early.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Route
“Avalon Beach, the next suburb along from Newport, has a Cinema, Shops, Supermarket, great Restaurants, a Surf Club with a Restaurant. Bookoccino for books. There's a Community Centre & Library”
  • 15 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“Right on Avalon beach, great for lunch or dinner or even just cocktails to watch the surfers. Underneath the main restaurant is a little coffee bar too if you are after something more casual”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Avalon modern mexican restaurant and bar. Delicious food and cocktails. Cosy in winter and fun vibe in the summer on the balcony deck.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bookstore
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“Gorgeous book shop. Come look at books and have a coffee and cake. A selection of book available for kids to read on the carpet. Lovely interior and place to hang out and relax.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The terrace is the best in Avalon for sunny evenings - food is great too. The spicy tuna roll, spicy edamame, tempura and pork gyoza are the best.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Place to eat
“It's a local secret but open to the public. A great start to your weekend in Avalon. Wash off the week with a glass of Rose! Kids welcome and if they're old enough, can play in the sand below while the adults relax with a birds eye view.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“take a short hike up the steep stairs to banally headland. Beautiful view from the top. Entrance is on Whale beach road. ”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

French Restaurant
“Our favourite dining place. The best martini's. Great crowd. Food is traditional and modern french. Each night has a special traditional dish like moules, steak frits, ect. The cheese soufflé or scallops st. Jacques highly recommend and everything is delicious and fun. A bit like faulty towers. We just love it here. Not really for children unless well behaved. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Café
“If you are looking for a healthy breakfast and nice coffee, we usually like to go to Nourished. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
“Beautiful Food and ambiance. one of my favourite places to go. Like going to a private dinner party. Just off the beach and surrounded by beautiful houses of Clareville.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pizza most delicious. Delivery takes about 40 minutes. Tell them you'll pay cash (and give a tip) and the delivery will come early.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
“Right on Avalon beach, great for lunch or dinner or even just cocktails to watch the surfers. Underneath the main restaurant is a little coffee bar too if you are after something more casual”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Avalon modern mexican restaurant and bar. Delicious food and cocktails. Cosy in winter and fun vibe in the summer on the balcony deck.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The terrace is the best in Avalon for sunny evenings - food is great too. The spicy tuna roll, spicy edamame, tempura and pork gyoza are the best.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Long time local cafe, popular with locals and a place to sit outside in the sunshine”
  • 11 locals recommend

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