Coastal fine dining experience

The Tweed, New South Wales

Pottsville is a quiet coastal village with beautiful beaches, just 35 minutes north from Byron Bay.

It’s here you will find Pipit, an award-winning restaurant that celebrates the Northern Rivers region, local produce and wood-fired cooking in it’s open-plan kitchen.

The team at Pipit offers a 6 or 7 course seasonal set menu for lunch or dinner that showcases local produce and includes bread to start, followed by canapes, savoury courses and sweet treats.

We are currently dreaming of the Roasted duck breast with blackened davidson plum and beetroot; and the Sugarloaf cabbage stuffed with bay lobster and macadamia miso. Finish with a dessert of Rose bramble and macadamia, Mulberry and black sapote.

The menus highlight native produce and wild edibles gathered from the abundant coastline such as lemon aspen, wattle flowers, and native bee honey – and they can be adjusted for dietary requirements with advance notice.

Owner and Head Chef Ben Devlin is passionate about sustainability and most of the ingredients are sourced from local suppliers.

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  • Set menus include bread to start, 1 canape course, 3-4 savoury courses, 1 dessert course, and 1 petit fours course.

Making a difference

  • The Pipit Produce Map shows that most suppliers are within driving distance from the restaurant.
  • Pipit has a strong reuse and recycle policy and a range of food waste reduction techniques.
  • The team avoids the use of single use plastics.
  • Pipit is an Ambassador to The Good Fish Program (AMCF’s Sustainable Seafood buying guide).
  • Proudly supports community events such as the Tweed Coast Youth Mental Health & Mentoring program.

A word from your host

Host and Head chef, Ben

“We love to support local businesses and aim to buy directly from producers as much as possible. This also allows us to showcase small batch and unique finds on our menus”

Getting there

Pipit is on Bundjalung Country. It’s just a 25-minute drive south from Gold Coast Airport or 35 minutes north from Byron Bay.

Pipit is located at 8 Coronation Avenue, Pottsville NSW.


From AU $110 per person meal only.

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