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Sandpipers Restaurant

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81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9990
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited Sandpiper for my father-in-laws birthday dinner tonight & downloaded Trip Advisor JUST to write a review for this amazing restaurant. If you are considering going here for meal, consider your decision made! Upon first look I do admit to thinking "do I really want to spend $30+ on a meal that most likely won't fill me up" but... More 

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Thank Jessica S
Port Macquarie, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Their set menu is not only the best value but a really lovely meal. The service was fantastic.Zac was a charming waiter,nothing was too much trouble although he was very busy all evening. If you are in Nelson Bay this is a "must do"

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Thank Ingrid M
Queensland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely welcoming staff, excellent food. Both had the set menu, which was great. Salmon cooked to perfection, flavoursome dumplings and lovely creme brûlée. Very pleasent evening.

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Thank Gaiosh
Sydney, Australia
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109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Main courses were v nicely cooked and presented, dessert quite nice too. Oysters lovely and fresh but would have been better had the brine been preserved. Wine reasonably priced. I just think the tables would be better with white cloths and nicer glassware. I think those things would compliment the food better. Service fine.

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Thank SydneyKoukla
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mother and I were greeted by very friendly staff on our night out and could not have been more impressed with the food. The dumplings were AMAZING and the market fish dish was so beautiful and fresh. I have a number of food intolerances and they were more than happy to accomodate. A great experience, our only negative was... More 

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Thank Megan H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a late booking and they were more then accommodating especially with our 8 month old son. The service and friendliness was amazing and the food to match. Seafood was great and super fresh. Would definitely recommend and will be back upon returning to Nelson Bay.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this restaurant by accident on our first night in Nelson Bay - and what a lucky accident it was! We went back the next day and would have kept going back but unfortunately it wasn't open on the other days we were there. The staff were accommodating, the restaurant comfortable and the food really good. The taste plates... More 

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Thank happytraveller882016
Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here was excellent. I loved the prawn hot pot it was delicious. The service was excellent. They also have a $50 three course menu which is really good value.

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Thank Alicia G
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible. The pork belly was in fact life changing. We were too full to eat dessert, but we can't wait to come back and try it. Great service, great food. What more do you want?

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Thank Daniel B
Perth, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would recommend, food would be the most fine dining experience have had in Nelson bay. Staff friendly and attentive

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 33
Cuisine
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
Open for dinner Monday to Saturday from 5.30pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?