Half the fun of going on holidays is discovering new places to eat, see, do and explore. For foodies, eat may rank more highly on the list than others. If you stay somewhere with a kitchen you can do some of the cooking yourself, however it is always a treat to go out for a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner and eat where the locals eat. On a recent trip to Huskisson in Jervis Bay, our family stumbled upon a whole host of tasty places to try for coffees, cakes, fish and chips, dinner and more. These are the best places that we discovered on our Huskisson holiday, however if you are a local or have your own favourites, please leave a comment at the top of this article and share your discoveries. You can never have too many foodie options - especially when you're on holidays.
Breakfast at 5 Little Pigs café in Owen Street, is one of the most popular options for both locals and tourists alike. It opens at 7am every morning and does a roaring trade on takeaway coffees for people walking their dogs, as well as those who prefer to dine in for breakfast or brunch. Their menu is creative, their food is outstanding and the service is friendly - it is easy to see why it is the most popular café in town. See here for details and here for a full article on 5 Little Pigs.
Morning Tea at Huskisson Bakery and Cafe, on Currambene Street, is often the time that you see local families and tradies pop in for a pie, pastry, cake, slice, coffee or a family pie to heat up later in the day. There is a children's playground at the back of the bakery, with plenty of outside seating that is the ideal place to sit in summer. With a wide range of cream-laden treats, there are no diets on holiday. See here for details.
Lunch from the World Famous Fish and Chips on Owen Street is a "must" whilst on holiday in Huskisson. The name of their takeaway business is a big claim to make, however we were impressed on our visit - so much so that we went more than once. The seafood sticks are particularly mouth-watering. Grab your takeaway and walk across the road to enjoy it by Huskisson Inlet and watch the dolphins cruise by. See here for details.
Dinner at the Husky Pub (The Huskisson Hotel) on Owen Street is a popular event, with a large outdoor dining area and views over the water. This family friendly pub has a wide range of kids' options on the menu, while adults can watch the sports from the many TV screens. They have also built a beach volleyball court between the pub and the water, with real sand underfoot and many people giving it a try. In summer, this pub is the place to be - every night of the week. See here for details.
Huskisson is a small Jervis Bay village, which is big on appeal. It has scenic views from the main street and everything is walking distance within the town. These are just some of the choices along the main street of Huskisson, however there are also a wide variety of international options to choose from. Where is your favourite place to eat in Huskisson? Feel free to share your thoughts and leave a comment at the top of this article.
One thing is for sure - when you're holidaying in this relaxing part of the world, everything looks and tastes, just so much better.
Dinner, views and beach volleyball at The Husky pub. Image: The Huskisson Hotel Facebook