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The Little Nel Cafe

) #3 of 61 Restaurants in Nelson Bay ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
3 Government Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4916 4600
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“pea fritters” (12 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (28 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3 Government Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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21 - 30 of 612 reviews

Reviewed 30 May 2017

The staff took a long time to take our order &it wasn't that busy.The coffee was average.I asked for mine extra hot & came out lukewarm. Them queried they weren't interested

Thank Karenne W
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Second visit Monday 29th for my wife's birthday Full credit to the staff and chef. Very efficient service was tops so was the food Eggs Benedict was wonderful

Thank tanconnect
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice menu, packed full of flavour, the food, not the menu 😉 Lovely location, quick service, just perfect for a quick bite

Thank Marly_Marl_Travels
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Dropped by the Little Nel for a late breakfast/brunch and was very surprised with the number of people who were enjoying the late Autumn morning at this well located cafe. Only open for breakfast and lunch this place has certainly cornered the market in terms...More

Thank mwhzzi
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We tried here for breakfast on Sunday but they were packed, they offered for us to wait but with a toddler it wasn't an option. We returned the next day and were seated immediately. My husband and I took our almost two year old daughter...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

There is amazing consistency in staff quality which means there must be a good proprietor. The old saying is" if you don't train, you can't blame". The food is top quality without the high price . Service is surprisingly quick for such a busy place...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This little cafe is a great go to when you want to get some friends or your family together for a breakfast or lunch. There is no view to distract you from the company you are with, the food is delicious and quite a lovely...More

Thank kannewaters
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Usually good but I suggest if it's busy go somewhere else. Our order was screwed up and not served simultaneously. Service was poor. We were charged for things ordered but not served with no attempt at an apology. The food is good if you eventually...More

Thank Oztrekka
Reviewed 20 May 2017

nothing a problem, lovely place for breakkie or lunch. Nice choices on the breakfast menu. Can sit inside or out

Thank easy50
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The little Nell Cafe has come a long way in the last couple of years, however you can't help but feel that it's still not quite the best that it could be. The outdoor seating is lovely when the weather is fine. The day that...More

Thank StephBielby1958
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Government Rd, 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 4916 4600
Description
A leafy cafe popular with the locals, just off the main street and worth searching out for the best coffee in town.
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