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Sandpipers Restaurant

81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9990
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting plate” (84 reviews)
“pork belly” (101 reviews)
“dumplings” (50 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Four for dinner. Started with the Turkish garlic bread with cheese - delicious - 8/10. One couple shared the salt and pepper squid. One scored it 7/10 and the other scored it at 9/10. The other couple (me and my better half) shared the crab...More

1  Thank jjj733
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner there this week. THe food is very good. Excellent! Price is reasonable for such high quality food. We waited ages for our mains to appear and the restaurant was not crowded. I think the server we has was new and learning the...More

Thank 907rayg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we made our reservation the staff were very professional. On the evening of our dinner our waiter was friendly and knowledgable. The size of both our entrees and mains was very generous and we enjoyed every bite. I highly recommend this place...More

Thank Ian I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great! Service was excellent. If you want a nice night out this is definitely for you, we had the greatest waiter. Desert we had the tasting place which had 3 choices and they were all delicious.

Thank Geeeeeent
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a busy restaurant the food service and ambiance excellent. Just one thing to note: despite the fact it was well staffed ( the staff were lovely) the manager/owner looked harassed and seem to be harassing the staff. He was intense to the point...More

2  Thank Thornylloyd
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Ate here for our last dinner in Nelson Bay - and what a restaurant to finish on! Our only regret was not being able to come for a subsequent meal another night! We had the pork dumplings as entree, mains of swordfish and lamb, and...More

Thank Sonya B
Reviewed 26 October 2018

A group of 8 visited for dinner and were warmly welcomed by the proprietor and ushered to our table. The restaurant was reasonably full for a Thursday night. The menu was very well constructed with all food variations covered. The pasta received a very high...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Came for a friend's 50th dinner the food tasted amazing and the customer service was outstanding. Don't hold back as everyone's meal was awesome. Highly recommend coming here.

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Great BYO wine restaurant. Pork belly and steak are really good here but the white chocolate raspberry spring rolls are divine!! Would definitely go back here again if in Port Stephens.

Thank LauraB14269
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Just had dinner at sandpipers. In Nelson bay for just one night on a Saturday. They were fully booked but booked us in for 8pm. Best meal we have had in ages. We had the tasting plates and shared them between the both of us....More

Thank leonardalan
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17 March 2018|
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Response from GautamaWangi | Property representative |
No just Monday to Saturday dinner
28 June 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
They do... not sure about if they are animal friendly.
16 April 2017|
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Response from 2HappyAussies | Reviewed this property |
Allows BYO wine with corkage charge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Magnus St, 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 9990
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Open for dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 5.30pm
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