The best coffee in Nowra, NSW

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Nowra is famous for its picturesque location on the Shoalhaven River, making it a prime location for fishing and boating. It’s also the gateway to popular beach locations like nearby Jervis bay.

And while it’s not famous for its abundance of coffee shops, there are still a few exceptional local spots well worth checking out during your visit.

There’s nothing worse than struggling to find a decent cup of coffee while on holiday. Check out our top Nowra coffee picks below.

Hit N Run

Address: 117 Junction St, Nowra NSW 2541
Opening Hours: 6am–2pm Monday to Friday, Closed on Weekends

If you’re in town on a weekday, our pick for the best coffee in Nowra is Hit N Run. This specialty coffee shop and roastery serves up a range of single origin coffee as well as decaf and is conveniently located in the middle of town on Junction St.

You can take comfort in knowing that Hit n Run care about coffee as much as you do. They have a 15kg roaster located in the back courtyard and visitors are welcome to sit and watch the roasting process as they enjoy their fresh cup.

Hyper Hyper Coffee

Address: 85 North St, Nowra NSW 2541
Hours: 6:30am–4pm Monday to Friday, 7am–3:30pm Saturday, 8am–2pm Sunday

Open 7 days a week, Hyper Hyper is the place to go for coffee if you’re visiting Nowra on a weekend (or any day for that matter). Roasting and distributing beans from their location on North Steet, they specialise in authentic Italian style espresso.

Stop into their grunge-vibe cafe for a tasty brew and take home some freshly roasted beans.

Hyper Hyper is a Fair Trade Association member, meaning they ethically source high-grade green beans.

The Bearded Brewer

Address: 1/5 Investigator St, South Nowra NSW 2541
Hours: 6am–3pm Monday to Friday, Closed Weekends

Located a 5 minute drive South West of the town centre, The Bearded Brewer is a popular Nowra Roastery and Espresso Bar.

They have a focus on ethically and sustainably sourced coffee beans and hand roast all beans on site. Serving up a range of single origin and blends, you’ll be in good hands thanks to the exceptional knowledge and customer service from the baristas at The Bearded Brewer.

In addition to being able to watch beans being roasted on site, there is also a kid’s play area, making it a great pit-stop for families.

Nowra FAQ

What is Nowra known for?

Nowra is known for its location on the Shoalhaven River, which is popular for boating. Local attractions include the Shoalhaven Zoo and the Fleet Air Arm Museum. Nowra is also the closest city to the popular holiday spot of Jervis Bay.