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Inner Light Tea Rooms

Location: 5a Lighthouse Road, Nelson Bay NSW 2315

Overlooking beautiful Shoal Bay Beach, offering the most spectacular views in Nelson Bay. We serve morning and afternoon teas, light lunches, desserts, tea and coffee and also BYO. Our entry is via the Little Beach Boat Ramp. Open 7 Days from 10am.



Take in the panoramic views of Port Stephens while enjoying an afternoon tea or light lunch.


  • Cafe
      Phone: 49842505
      Mobile: 0403149019

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      Ranked #10 of 85 Restaurants in Nelson Bay

      TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews

      "Great views."

      4/5 Very good Reviewed 6 days ago

      "The views make the place special: 240 degree view over Port Stephens, the Headlands and Shoal Bay. Apart from that the food they serve is tasty and well presented and comes reasonably fast after you..." more »

      Henk T, Port Stephens, Australia

      "Highly worth a visit"

      5/5 Excellent Reviewed 9 days ago

      "The food here is wonderful. The ambience delightful. Fantastic view and great service. I had their salmon patties and with beautiful fresh salad this was a yummy meal. We will return tomorrow and..." more »

      barbh329, Sydney, Australia

      "Gorgeous views & nice cafe"

      4/5 Very good Reviewed 10 days ago

      "The cafe service was friendly and reasonably priced. The scones were huge and fluffy, kind of like a bap rather than a dense scone. I loved them but British husband would have preferred a more..." more »

      packofnails, Sydney

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