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The Point Restaurant

Sunset Boulevard | Soldiers Point Marina, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2317, Australia
+61 2 4984 7111
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (53 reviews)
“seared tuna” (6 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Sunset Boulevard | Soldiers Point Marina, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2317, Australia
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Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Great views, food was great but service left a lot to be desired. Seated and given menus but took quite awhile for staff to return to take a drink orders, restaurant was half capacity full but it seemed to take forever to have orders taken....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nicolebD4136OZ
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

I was intending to get takeaway as am here for work. However the view from The Point drew me into this nicely presented restaurant, Teegan’s friendly yet professional service helped me decide which wine to have and the food I chose, oysters and scallops were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 26 October 2018

I had visited The Point several times on previous visits to Nelson Bay, but we were interested to see how it was on this occasion as I understand it was under new management. The view and food were wonderful as ever, but unfortunately the service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Carrydr
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We visited here a couple of years ago and had a lovely evening with great food. I’m pleased to say that it’s still great. A really relaxed atmosphere with very friendly service. We chose the 2 course meals for $49 PP and we’re not disappointed....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ClarkiesDownUnder
Reviewed 3 September 2018

So happy to have discovered The Point Restaurant! Went there for dinner and to watch the amazing sunset! Great food, reasonably priced, great service, fantastic views over the marina with amazing sculptures scattered around and the dolphins playing around. Nothing to fault. A wonderful addition...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Martine H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Hidden away but worth the drive. Amazing Views across Port Stephens, try to get there just before sunset. Service is great, allow BYO but also have a great wine list too. Food is great - seafood platter for 2 is a must for seafood lovers,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jason k
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The Point Restaurant is simply wonderful. Wonderful food cooked and presented perfectly, washed down with beautiful wine, topped with super friendly and attentive service. Well definitely be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank marksU3460MH
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Is a great spot for lunch and their lunch deal good value, the view is lovely especially while you are sipping your wine that is included in lunch deal or you can have beer or a soft drink. Service was good, really enjoyed all of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bernie T
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

So after looking at the reviews, I followed the instructions on the website for this restaurant and called them to purchase a $250 gift voucher. The lady who answered was very rude and simply said ‘we don’t do gift vouchers anymore ‘. Oh well...The Deck...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank arejay2
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Great location, great views (although I ate at night) great menu and the food tasted great. There could be more seafood options but overall great place to eat. Service was great as well. My top choice was soft shell crab and the Moroccan squid. Food...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jeshniip
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Questions & Answers
26 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from djbjt | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dawn, Don't really know as I've never tried, best to call first. They have a pretty good wine selection.
Craig M
3 May 2015|
Response from simo2912 | Property representative |
Hi Craig Could you confirm the day you would like to make a booking for. The 8th of May is a Friday Kind regards Paul
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sunset Boulevard | Soldiers Point Marina, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2317, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4984 7111
  • E-mail
A short drive from Nelson Bay, The Point Restaurant offers an award winning dining experience in Port Stephens. Surround yourself with 180 degree views of the picturesque waterways surrounding Soldiers Point Marina while you tantalise your tastebuds with exquisite food and an impressive wine list to match. The Point Restaurant provides a relaxed dining experience fused with fresh local seafood and breathtaking views of Soldiers Point waterways, with sunsets to dine for. Whether it’s an intimate dinner for two, a function or a wedding, The Point Restaurant is the perfect setting. Sip cocktails while you enjoy the soft glow from the legendary Soldiers Point sunset. Mother nature puts on a show all year round for diners at The Point Restaurant – her best display in Nelson Bay.
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