The Buoys at the Bay

The Buoys at the Bay brings a fresh approach to Modern European cuisine with plentiful flavours for every palate. Our menu showcases the myriad of Port Stephens produce, with seafood being the dominant feature on our menu. Every meal served at The Buoys at the Bay is expertly picked, prepared and plated with precision to deliver impeccable flavour combinations each and every time.

We pride ourselves in our exceptional service and menu, rest assured that everything will be taken care of for you at the Buoys at the Bay, so you can spend more quality time with your loved ones in a relaxed and calm environment.


Born from humble beginnings in Nepal to become an internationally renowned Chef, Navin Poon is making his mark in the food industry.

Navin spent a large portion of his life working at various hotels internationally including the world’s most luxurious hotel boasting a huge 7-star rating, the Burj Al Arab in Dubai. During his time in Dubai Narvin also participated in and won several competitions, including the Time Out Dubai Young Chef of the Year Award in 2013 where he was a memorable 1st Runner Up.

Throughout his career Navin has continuously produced impeccable quality food for thousands of delighted guests and has now opened his own restaurant, bringing all his expertise and talent to the slice of heaven that is Port Stephens.

Currently we are BYO.

Our menu is a choice of 2 courses $55 or 3 courses $65.


The Buoys at the Bay

22 Donald Street, Nelson Bay, NSW 2315