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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 #9 of 84 Restaurants in Nelson Bay

      TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews

      "Great food with fantastic views"

      5/5 Excellent Reviewed 10 days ago

      "Afternoon coffee and cake/scones (enormous) with friends. Very friendly young staff. Wonderful views and hot coffee. Well & truly worth a drive from Newcastle on a cold winters day." more »

      Maureen K, Newcastle, Australia

      "Cheerful cafe with outstanding view."

      4/5 Very good Reviewed 12 days ago

      "It was difficult to find but rewarding once we arrived. What a beautiful view! Cheerful and helpful service and casual but good food. We enjoyed the carrot and ginger soup and the mushroom bruschetta." more »

      Pat M, Sydney

      "Beautiful location."

      4/5 Very good Reviewed 13 days ago

      "The Inner Light Tearooms is a great place for a casual breakfast, lunch or coffee. The food is good honest home cooking, with serving sizes big enough to satisfy most. We had soup and crepes with..." more »

      Malcourt, Bendigo

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