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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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      TripAdvisor Ranking

      Ranked #9 of 86 Restaurants in Nelson Bay

      TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews

      "Excellent place to eat and see"

      5/5 Excellent Reviewed 6 days ago

      "Wonderful location as you can see right out through the headlands, over looking beaches and bush areas. The food is fresh and generous, taste great. Staff are warm and welcoming and very..." more »

      Roseyhurley, Nelson Bay, Australia

      "Breakfast with the waves"

      4/5 Very good Reviewed 7 days ago

      "A delicious breakfast, listening to the waves rolling in on the sand below and looking out to a fabulous view of Port Stephens Heads. A great way to celebrate a birthday with friends." more »

      Anne H, Nelson Bay, Australia

      "Excellent food, stunning views"

      5/5 Excellent Reviewed 10 days ago

      "Small menu selection with a few salads and melts, but great quality food, fast service and fabulous views. Only open for lunch and tea, closed for dinner, as it can be hired out for weddings and such." more »

      Pixxidix, Heidelberg, Germany

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