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May 12, 2018 | BANNISTERS Ten foodie highlights in the Mollymook region

You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to wining and dining in and around the Mollymook region! Read our go-to guide of must visit eateries and bars to take your next trip to the South Coast unforgettable (and flavourful).


Cupitt’s Estate

Tucked behind the rolling green hills of Milton is where you’ll find the famed Cupitt’s Estate. Spend time sipping award winning wines, learning firsthand about the wine making process, nibbling on cheese from the fromagerie or wetting your whistle at the microbrewery. The family owned and operated business oozes passion, which comes across in every aspect of the estate.


Rick Stein at Bannisters

Rick Stein at Bannisters is a must for diners seeking to sample the finest local seafood the South Coast has to offer. Having recently celebrated the 10thanniversary, the iconic restaurant exceeds expectations and is a truly unforgettable experience. The menu highlights Rick’s beloved signature style – fresh seafood, simply cooked. Simply delicious!



If you’re looking for wholesome, vegetarian fare – look no further than Pilgrims Café. Nestled in the heart of Milton, the café offers a colourful menu and you’ll soon see why it’s so popular with the locals. Hot tip – try the Bliss Burger for a little taste nirvana!



Embracing the culture of sharing food and experiences over a table, Tallwood delivers good, honest food with an emphasis on locally sourced produce. Dining at Tallwood is as much about enjoying great food as it is about enjoying great company.


Pool Bar at Bannisters by the Sea

Boasting one of the most spectacular ocean views in Mollymook, the long standing local favourite Pool Bar is ideal for a pre-dinner drink or a relaxing dinner by the water. Serving up gourmet pizzas and light bites with delightful tipples, an evening spent at the Pool Bar is understated luxury and pure relaxation.


Small Town

Small Town is an intimate venue located in Milton, creating an atmosphere of sitting around the kitchen table and having a laugh with good friends. The restaurant focuses on simplicity and brings diners menus thoughtfully designed with offerings that the Small Town team themselves love to eat and drink.


The Ruse

A newly opened casual bar and dining venue that has quickly become the word on everyone’s lips. Overlooking Ulladulla Harbour, The Ruse offers Central American inspired dishes and an exciting beverage list to compliment the experience.


The Treehouse Cafe

A beautifully renovated cottage in central Ulladulla now houses The Treehouse Café. Enjoy nutritious food and a relaxing atmosphere with both indoor and outdoor seating available  and the café is dog friendly to boot!


The Milton Hotel

If you’re craving a cold beer and community spirit, a stop off at the newly opened Milton Hotel is a must. Sit back on the deck, take in the fresh air and enjoy house-made craft beer label Dangerous Ales with their eclectic array of flavours on tap.


The Rooftop Bar & Grill at Bannisters Pavilion

Soak up laid back dining and killer cocktails in the treetops of Mollymook. The Rooftop Bar & Grill serves up a delicious seasonal menu with options to cure every craving – from vibrant salads to mouth-watering burgers.




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