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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%
Travellers talk about
“tasting plate” (66 reviews)
“pork belly” (85 reviews)
“dumplings” (36 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a fabulous dinner at this very popular restaurant,despite having no booking we squeezed in on a Wednesday night. There was a variety of food for all tastes and you could overhear other diners complimenting the food. The daily special of prawn bisque was...More

Thank Jacqui H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Attended with a large group and given a 'set menu'. The food was beautifully presented, satisfying to the palate with delicate yet full bodied flavor. Staff were well prepared for a large group with drinks and meals being served in good time. All in all...More

Thank YouChooz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic evening at Sandpipers. The waiter who served us was great and the food was delicious. We had the dumplings, ravioli, seafood taste plate, dessert selection and some really nice wine. The seafood taste plate was the standout for me but we...More

Thank gaijinpete
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a stand out in the bay and if you want a great view go to little beach boat house its the same people it is the best

Thank SilverBack4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't have a booking but managed to get in for an early dinner. Food was really good, staff were friendly and attentive, and the price was reasonable.

1  Thank MothBox
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us dined on Saturday night. We all thoroughly enjoyed the food and service. The restaurant had a very warm and comfy feel, the staff were very attentive and friendly. The menu provided several local seafood options along with the normal al la carte...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is small but cozy, the ambient is good for date night dinner. We ordered their signature dishes. For a small town like Shoal bay Port Stephens, this is a good restaurant with good ambience and service. The food is good but not excellent...More

Thank Yani H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Nelson Bay for Whale Watching. Were pleasantly surprised by the quality of such a well run restaurant and a lovely atmosphère. Will return even if it is not Whale Season!

Thank anne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss the excellent gnocchi with beef ragout - possibly the best we've had, and the sensational pork belly with super crunchy skin, tasty and tender meat. Done to perfection. We really enjoyed the food there. The apple and rhubarb crumble dessert with vanilla ice...More

Thank CTSL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious and good sized servings. The service was friendly and efficient and had a nice family vibe.

Thank Cath T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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
Open for dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 5.30pm
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