situated right on stunning avoca beach, overlooking the ocean sits the avoca surf house: a place for local and nomadic spirits to gather.
the avoca surf house by emily caska offers contemporary casual dining in a chic setting with an emphasis on sustainable local produce and fresh seafood.
our philosophy is to have a heart, a conscience and a focus on our community.
we strive to achieve this through our commitment to disability employment, environmentally sustainable practices and regular charity events and community activities.
open wednesday to sunday offering all day dining, drinks and bar snacks.

our kitchen opening hours (summer)

wednesday to friday 12pm to 3pm + 5pm to 9pm
saturday 7am to 9pm
sunday 7am to 8pm

our bar opening hours (summer)
wednesday + thursday 12pm to 9pm
friday 12pm to 11pm
saturday 8am to 11pm
sunday 8am to 9pm

we also have an shop featuring seasonally curated homewares, gifts, spices, cookbooks, children's products, eco goods and more.

follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay informed of our regular special events and community activities





Avoca Surf House - Australian Traveller

Emily Caska took just four months to transform it into Avoca Surf House, a chic open-plan venue inspired by Montauk’s famed Surf Lodge, that’s been pulling crowds since it opened.



Avoca Surf House: A Place for Everyone to Call Home ...

When you walk into the new Avoca Surf House you could be mistaken for thinking you have teleported to Bondi's Icebergs or any other chic waterfront locale.



Avoca Surf House - Sydney Weekender

Avoca Surf House has been dubbed the ‘world’s most chic community centre’ offering something for everyone from floral workshops to kids’ yoga. As well as the classes, it also has a fabulous bar and restaurant overlooking the stunning Avoca Beach.


giving back

Avoca Surf House - Giving Back to the Community

In this podcast, we chat with Emily Caska, owner of, a business that puts community, conscience and heart at the top of their agenda. This is a Restaurant with a BIG difference.


Long Lunches

Long lunches overlooking Avoca Beach

Just one and a half hours from the centre of Newcastle, Avoca is host to one of the best beaches in the region, seriously friendly locals, an array of shops, cafes and an extra bonus…the brand spanking new venue, Avoca Surf House.



Coast Magazine

Avoca Surf House has been named in "7 of the best waterfront restaurants on the Central Coast


giving back

Avoca Surf House – beachside dining with kids

There are so many reasons to love Avoca Surf House. There are the freshly shucked oysters, the mojitos, the colouring-in menu for kids, and then, of course, that view! But the key element that has made Avoca Surf House a success where so many previous businesses on this site have failed is Emily Caska." target="_blank" rel="noopener">


rafiki mwema

She the Change Rafiki Event at Avoca Surf House

Recently we were asked to be a guest speaker for the lovely ladies at ‘She The Change‘ From the moment they emailed they have been so kind, giving and just wanting to support Rafiki and anyone they are in contact with!" target="_blank" rel="noopener">





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