When it comes to seafood in Port Stephens both residents and visitors alike are spoilt for choice. From fish, prawns and oysters to crabs, lobsters, and shellfish the mouth-watering quality and range of seafood is unique to this region.
From the trawler to the table, your catch of the day is as fresh as it gets. Port Stephens is renowned for sensational seafood all year round with Hunter River estuaries and Myall Lakes and River bursting with sweet prawns and plump oysters, Blue Swimmer and Mud crabs and lobsters.
This August we will celebrate our coastal cuisine with live cooking demonstrations, tastings, signature dinners, seafood lunch and dinner specials, oyster tasting and shucking, educational talks and, kids’ activities and much more.
Mitchell Turner from Rick Stein Bannisters, Port Stephens, Mat Key from The Little Nel, Michael Jenkins from The Anchorage, Ben Way from Little Beach Boathouse and Ludovic Poyer from The Poyer’s will prepare a set four course Port Stephens inspired seafood delight, whilst all perfectly matched to a 50ml tasting of Oatley’s wines. Tickets are $140 per person including Oysters and Prosecco upon arrival and is a set SEAFOOD ONLY Gala Dinner. WHATS ON THE MENU
The signature weekend 18 - 19 August. Love Sea Food 2018 weekend festival includes seafood tastings with local providores for passionate foodies; seafood cooking demonstrations, hands-on seafood preparation experiences and the farmers of the sea (oysters); educational experiences with industry experts; family friendly activities and much more.
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Celebrating Coastal Cuisine.
Local eateries will be offering seafood specials throughout August to showcase seasonal seafood, fresh from the fishing boats and farmers of Port Stephens.
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An incredible 7 course degustation seafood menu matched with Hunter Valley Semillon. Be enchanted by the journey Semillon takes as it ages, and hear from two Hunter Valley greats – Brokenwood & McWilliams about what makes Semillon so distinctive. Dinner, including matching wines $165 per person, or overnight Dinner, Bed and sparkling Semillon Breakfast package from just $689 for two people.