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The Galley Kitchen

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$$$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Anchorage Port Stephens, Corlette Point Road, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 0352
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Bowral, Australia
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Waiter was off-handed. White tablecloths have disappeared, food ordinary - could have cooked better at home and cost $230.00 for two. When we paid we were asked to pay a surcharge for Amex, waiter said MasterCard was fine and then another waiter came to transact the payment and hit us with a surcharge for MasterCard. This restaurant really needs to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi, We went for dessert couple of days before and for breakfast this morning. Amazing restaurant and service. The setup is waterfront and views to Marina. This has become our not to miss destination whenever we are in Port Stephens either staying with anchorage or somewhere else.

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Thank criticsure
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiance and I had been looking forward to dinner here given what we'd heard about The Anchorage. We arrived and after a short delay finding our booking we were ushered to a table outside. Over the course of the night we ordered proseco, rosé, the flatbread starter, lamb, buffalo mozzarella, calamari entrees, and chocolate dessert. Overall the food &... More 

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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I went to the Gallery Kitchen on our last night in the area. My only regret is I went on the last night of our trip. The food was exquisite and the service was incredible. We got flatbread to begin. salmon and sirloin steak for mains with green veggies and roast potatoes for sides. The whole night... More 

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Thank Kay O
Cessnock, Australia
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There actually two restaurants here,at the Anchorage this is the cheaoer restaurant , the more expensive one had beautiful looking food but the flavour was virtually non existent. This is open every evening and there was nothing wrong with our food but nothing special about it. Suffice to say I cannot now (four days later) remember what we ate except... More 

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Thank hopkinson
Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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147 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We once again (fourth time eating here) booked the Galley Restaurant for our anniversary dinner (it was our 2nd wedding anniversary). The Anchorage has now changed their restaurant offering whereby the inside is now a seafood restaurant and the outside is now the Galley Kitchen, the latter offering a variety of meals - this is what we chose as we... More 

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Thank Robin W
Wellington, New Zealand
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494 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were taken here by friends from Sydney who rate The Galley Kitchen - we were not disappointed. Superb service from a very professional waitress who knew how to interact with restaurant guests to enhance their experience - very well done!! We started with the best flatbread we have ever had the pleasure of eating. Roasted garlic and Parmesan flatbread... More 

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Thank John S
Sydney, Australia
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The food was fine and the service good but it worked out a bit pricey for what you got. But it was lovely to sit inside a watch the rain.

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Thank michval
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Just a magnificent location for lunch where we were served with beautiful food, great service with attention to detail. Overall could not fault and will return.

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Thank geoff r
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here many times and have always rated it highly but not anymore. Waited an hour and 45 minutes for the main course and even then the dishes didn't arrive at the same time. No apology until I complained. Not good enough

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 40
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anchorage Port Stephens, Corlette Point Road, 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 0352

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