Visit this cafe for a filling brekky 

The SAF Cafe

Dig into breakfast, The SAF Cafe - Sapphire Beach
Dig into breakfast, The SAF Cafe – Sapphire Beach

Before you head off on your chocolate trip of a lifetime, make sure you fill up your stomachs. Stop by The SAF Cafe for an indulgent and delicious breakfast, which will be sure to stop the rumblings during your trip to the Carobana Confectionery Factory. We suggest you order the classic bacon and egg roll special which is served up with a hash brown and a regular tea or coffee; this bad boy is the perfect breakfast combo. If you have already enjoyed your breakfast at home, make sure you still swing by this friendly cafe for a fine cup of caffeine, perfectly poured by their attentive baristas. Located just a short drive from your chocolate adventure, you can take time to digest your breakfast before heading down the road. In a hurry? The SAF Cafe offer a quick takeaway service for people on the run! If your off to the Carobana Confectionery Factory, swing by and say hello to the happy staff at this fabulous cafe.
Where: 4 Headland Road, Sapphire Beach, NSW, 2450

Lose yourself in chocolate heaven

Carobana Confectionery Factory

The craft of honeycomb, Carobana Confectionery Factory - Coffs Harbour
The craft of honeycomb, Carobana Confectionery Factory – Coffs Harbour

Have you dreamed about visiting a Willy Wonka factory ever since you were a kid? Well now is your chance, and boy you should be excited! The Carobana Confectionery Factory offers people from all walks of all life the opportunity to step inside a real chocolate factory and experience cocoa heaven at its best. Whether you’re obsessed with milk, dark or white chocolate, they make it here at the Carobana Confectionery Factory. Take a guided tour through where the magic happens, and even get to sample some of the goodies.
Depending on the product schedule, you will get to see the professional chocolatier at work, making anything from honeycomb to brittles, cluster to fudges. If you like what you taste (and we guarantee you will) swing by the shop afterwards and stock up on chocolate supplies for your friends, family and of course, yourself. Oh and one last thing, the rocky road is absolutely delicious and simply cannot be missed! If you’re looking for a unique day out in Coffs, you can find it here at the Carobana Confectionery Factory.
Where: 125 James Small Drive, Korora, NSW, 2450

The perfect restaurant to indulge

Taste Restaurant

Gourmet and classy, Taste Restaurant - Sawtell
Gourmet and classy, Taste Restaurant – Sawtell

If you’re in the mood for something savoury after your trip to the Carobana Confectionery Factory, make sure you reserve a table at Taste Restaurant. This chic, award-winning location is home to some of the most exquisite food and fantastic wines within the area. If you are looking for a romantic location where you can spoil your loved one with first-class cuisine, this is the perfect restaurant for you. Sporting a premium menu packed with thoroughly delicious dishes, your tastebuds will not be left disappointed after a day of eating nothing but chocolate.
Dive into a dish of Tinder Creek twice cooked duck which is finely crafted and served with an array of delicious, seasonal delights; this is the perfect gourmet dish to end the day on a high. Is your sweet tooth suffering from withdrawal symptoms after all that chocolate? Take a look at the fabulous dessert menu and pick your favourite off the list. If you are searching for somewhere special for a memorable dining experience for you and your partner, you can find it here at Taste Restaurant.
Where: 11 First Avenue, Sawtell, NSW, 2452
In Coffs Harbour for a few more days and looking for something to do? Check out some of the best nature walks in the area which are perfect for all ages here.
Where do you get your chocolate fix in Coffs Harbour? Enlighten us below!