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Little Beach Boathouse

4 Victoria Pde, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9420
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (62 reviews)
“pudding” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4 Victoria Pde, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed today

One night stopover in Nelson Bay and found restaurant online. Emailed the day before and booking confirmed when they opened next day. Quite busy on the day but staff very welcoming. Food very good, no complaints. I had two entrees of prawn cocktail and ravioli...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had my birthday dinner here, staff attentive without hovering, a little expensive, but food good right on the water, we had scallops for entree I had mahi mahi fish, my partner had prawn main, with side serve of Parmesan and truffle chips yum

Thank Lanie2512
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love your food, always lovely food...but been several times now (because we love your food) and think you need to update the menu it hasn’t changed for along time

1  Thank TaniaA881
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well it’s not often I give 5 stars for a review but I could not fault this venue. From the staff, service and the food all was fabulous! We both had a 3 course meal coupled with beverages overlooking spectacular Port Stephens on a beautiful...More

Thank Cathie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most amazing time the view the meal the staff were all 5 stars We opted for the banquet and were not disappointed which had pork belly, salmon and a seafood entree as well as bread. Have already booked again

Thank TeamMilo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boathouse is a great restaurant to visit if you’re in the area. I save this one for special dinners and the food and service is always great! I stick to the field foods (lamb, pork and chicken) though most of the menu is seafood....More

Thank Kieran R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a booking online for this place 2 weeks before we visited, booking was confirmed over email and closer to the day they called to confirm too. ( Very well managed.) It’s at a very beautiful location, the place was full when we reached...More

Thank Rohit R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the market fish that was jewfish. It was over cooked to the point it was leathery. At the conclusion of the meal I mentioned this to the waitress, left a large piece of the fish on the plate and asked that she mention...More

1  Thank Jacksmall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quick visit late afternoon while the sun set. Great view and quite peaceful when we were there as a Winter Thursday afternoon soaking in late sunshine with a glass (or two) of bubbly.

Thank MissNewcastle1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just enjoyed the most amazing lunch at the Little Beach Boathouse with Swordfish as my main & an indulgent date & walnut dessert . Full credit to our waiter Mr Sherman who was both knowledgeable, polite & looked after us well . Definitely a must...More

Thank Stand_Up_Traveller
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Brendon Y
16 February 2018|
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Response from Denise D | Reviewed this property |
I was there in October and from memory they did have disabled access and the women’s toilet was very roomy. Agree with Graham best to contact them directly as it is well worth the visit.
Kylie B
18 July 2017|
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Response from Karenne W | Reviewed this property |
Yes if they don't want to go crazy & annoy other dinersf
28 June 2017|
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Response from Juliet W | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to contact the restaurant directly and ask about their policy on bringing a dog.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Victoria Pde, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4984 9420
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