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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 89 Restaurants in Nelson Bay

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      "Sandwich and a Cuppa"

      3/5 Average Reviewed 7 days ago

      "The view is stunning. But very cramped seating. Good for a basic lunch. Staff were under the pump but still pleasant. Especially the younger late teenage girl or early 20s. She was fabulous." more »

      Jodie M,

      "Amazing view. Average food"

      3/5 Average Reviewed 15 days ago

      "The views are spectacular. The cake and scones and iced drinks were average. Rather charge for the view and give a free tea because they advertise tea with a free view. The value that way will be so..." more »

      Jarred1974, Sydney, Australia

      "Stunning view and tasty treats"

      5/5 Excellent Reviewed 18 days ago

      "If you do nothing else while in Port Stephens, you cannot miss this lovely location. Besides the intriguing little maritime museum, you have the fabulous views over Port Stephens and the heads..." more »

      Robin W, Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia

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