Food and Wine


The best food and wine in Port Stephens

From hand shucked oysters, freshly caught seafood and locally farmed barramundi through to avocados, figs and macadamia nuts, the Port Stephens area produces an incredible selection of fresh and creative cuisine.

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About 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.

Anchorage Marina, 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 Holberts Oyster Supplies, a family owned business serving a wide variety of freshly shucked oysters and local seafood.

Indulge in more great fresh and quality seafood at Nelson Bay Fisherman’s Wharf Seafood. 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.

Handpick juicy figs and wander freely amongst hundreds of beautiful olive and fig trees at Sams Figs and Olive. Take home fresh produce from Sams Figs and Olive in the form of marinated olives, extra virgin olive oil, handmade jams, pickles, and sauces.

Little Beach, Port Stephens

Stop by The Avocado Farm at Bobs Farm between June and mid December for local avocados, macadamia nuts and honey. Enjoy the display of antique furniture and handmade crafts during your visit before heading to Medowie for a tour of Medowie Macadamias. The family-owned business offers homemade macadamia products from macadamia body butter to delicious macadamia fudges.

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.

Savour a stunning Port Stephens sunset on the deck of Imagine Cruises’ Sunset Barbecue Dinner Cruise as a barbecue seafood meal is prepared. If you’re looking for more variety, discover the buffet dinner, featuring fresh local seafood, and licensed bar aboard Moonshadow Cruises’ Twilight Dinner Cruise.

  1. Holberts Oyster Farm

    Holberts Oyster Supplies are Port Stephens' leading oyster growing and processing business. For over five generations the Holbert family have been growing and distributing their award winning oysters to local...

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