Food and Wine in Port Stephens
From classic pub fare to the flavours of Asia and beyond, the Port Stephens area serves up a diverse variety of dining experiences. Make your way to the Little Beach Boathouse, on the water’s edge at Nelson Bay, to enjoy internationally inspired Modern Australian menu.
Enjoy a touch of indulgence and more great water views while meeting friends for breakfast, settling in for a long lunch or treating a loved one to an evening meal at The Galley @ Anchorage Port Stephens. Savour the aromas of Newcastle’s Suspension coffee at The Nelson Resort’s Little Nel Cafe and browse the cafe’s hearty breakfast and lunch menu.
Head beyond Nelson Bay’s town centre and treat your tastebuds to the rich flavours of Australian-Mediterranean cuisine at Cookabarra Restaurant and Function Centre. Enjoy a signature barramundi dish before joining a tour of the restaurant’s fish farm and hydroponic garden.
Sample more of the region’s fine produce during a visit to, a family owned business serving a wide variety of freshly shucked oysters and local seafood. Indulge in more great fresh and quality seafood at . Whether it’s classic fish and chips that you’re after or gourmet marinated seafood, the wharf has a wide product range to choose from.
Visit Murray’s Brewery and Port Stephens Winery and discover the fine craft beer and wines produced across the region. Take a brewery tour and enjoy a taste of the Murray’s Brewery beers on tap, or indulge in local and regional wines at the cellar door. Match your drink of choice with a delicious meal or tapas plate at the onsite restaurant.
After a day exploring the Port Stephen’s wineries and breweries, unwind atop a hill at the Wonganella Estate Cafe Restaurant. The Modern Australian restaurant serves ‘country-themed’ dishes influenced by European cuisine and paired with Wonganella Estate wines.