PORT STEPHENS AUSTRALIA | FOOD & DINING
With an abundance of seafood and local produce, it is not hard to see why there are so many quality restaurants in Nelson Bay and surrounding suburbs. From cafes to awarded restaurants with chefs hat accolades, you will be able to tantalise your tastebuds on any budget. Watch the sun go down on a dinner cruise onboard Moonshadow Cruises or Imagine Cruises, dine in a fine restaurant, enjoy the ambiance of a sidewalk caf or grab some takeaway for a picnic in the park.
Most venues cater for children, however if you are looking for a quiet break from the kids then please see our fine dining category. Soldiers Point Bowling Club offers bistro meals, as does WESTS Nelson Bay Diggers Club which also offers a cafe and Mexican restaurant where anyone can challenge themselves to eat the BIG ASS BORRITO and get their picture on the wall.
Hogs Breath Cafe is always a favourite with the family and is located at dAlbora Marina in Nelson Bay with an array of other eateries including a Noodle Bar, Thai, Woodfire Pizza, Ice Creamery, Seafood and so much more.
The Shoal Bay Foreshore also has a variety of quality restaurants including Italian cuisine at Marco's or Giannis, Thai, Australia Cuisine and the famous Newcastle and Port Stephens Game Fishing Club which offers beautiful bistro meals, interesting fishing memorabilia and amazing water views across the bay.
Moonshadow Cruises 'Twilight Dinner Cruise' is the perfect dining experience on water. Enjoy appetisers on arrival, followed by modern Australian Buffet featuring a large variety of local seafood. Prices range from $69 per adult for the 2.5 hour cruise, up to $75 per adult for the 4 hour cruise option. Dinner Cruises run Friday and Saturday nights between 1st November and 23rd December. For further information regarding prices and onboard entertainment please phone (02) 4984 9388.
CAFES & TAKEAWAY
- Long Boat Cafe 3 Marine Drive, Fingal Bay (02) 4981 5958
- Gilligans Cafe - 47 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay OPEN: Breakfast + Lunch
- Sandyfoot Cafe & Bar Shoal Bay Resort & Spa 1800 18 18 10
- Bubs Famous Fish & Chips Fishermans Warf Nelson Bay (02) 4984 3330
- Rock Salt Nelson Bay Bowling Club (02) 4981 4906
- Inner Light Tea Rooms Lighthouse Rd, Nelson Bay (02) 4984 2505
- KFC Bagnalls Beach Rd, Salamander Bay
- McDonalds Town Centre Circuit, Salamander Bay