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Spectrum

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4310 Nelson Bay Rd, Anna Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2316, Australia
024919339
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food nearby, very handy, only a short walk. Great atmosphere if they have a band or singer. Beautiful little shop full of great buys.

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Thank Joanne B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found serenity in this place, though the dish was quite average. Cafe was adjoined with C3 church, art gallery, and souvenir shop. Great place to calm down after having various activities in Port Stephens.

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Thank Dolivia_
Shoal Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Had a burger for lunch here the other day. It was very tasty served with some chips. I also ordered a smoothie which was super smooth and thick. The atmosphere was very relaxing as some live music was provided. I would recommend if you're looking for a good lunch with nice surroundings.

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Thank ChafeNixon
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

We ate at the Spectrum cafe today and were very impressed. Reasonably priced meals which were of good size and substance. Very friendly and prompt service and live music was great also. We will definately be returning.

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1 Thank harrydixonballs
Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the new & improved falafel wrap. The last time I had it, it was quite dry & hard to eat. This time much more palatable. Like the new sign promoting their work in Tanazania & magazine promoting the creative arts, entrepreneurial efforts & elements of social justice.

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Thank Mick U
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

We enjoyed the wagyu beef Hamburger and chips and washed it down with a milk shake, friendly service, pleasant atmosphere, live music Saturday lunch. There is a gift shop there. They have black board special.$7 breakfast $12 lunch specials. Option to eat inside and out in the garden.

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Thank Hamilton G
Corlette, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

We had lunch there a couple of days ago. My wife had the lasagne which looked to be quite nice although a little dried out on one edge. I had the pulled pork, and expected a little more than a baguette with some pork and a teaspoon of sauerkraut. It tasted OK but was not satisfying. I had to ask... More 

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1 Thank Jim C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

Great ambience, lovely garden atmosphere, staff helpful and friendly although they are obviously not hospitality trained, they do their best to accomodate. This is after all, a church, and not for profit.

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Thank gordyf2015
Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Apparently run "non profit" by Church group. Open a Tad late for Saturday morning for brekkie at 9.00am. Service OK. Very basic menu with meals starting at $7. Music on the loud side. Nice outdoor area. Very popular so they must be doing something right! $14 brekkie spoilt by nearly cold mushrooms. 7.5 out of 10

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Thank philandgwenh
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Was ok staff friendly tried hard. Food ok nothing special. Hope to see improvement next visit. Young lass singing at lunch time was good but bit load.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4310 Nelson Bay Rd, Anna Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2316, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Anna Bay
  • Phone Number: 024919339
Description
Spectrum Cafe is a great little gem in Anna Bay that needs to be reviewed. Its part of a nursery and gift shop.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?