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The Wood Oven

) #27 of 61 Restaurants in Nelson Bay $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza,
D'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 7330, Australia
+61 2 4984 4800
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“boscaiola” (8 reviews)
“fettuccine” (4 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 20:30All hours
Italian, Pizza, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
D'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 7330, Australia
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1 - 10 of 207 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

On a cold winters night, we found this little place at the marina. There were internal heaters which made it nice a warm inside. The kids had their favourite bolognaise, together with one of largest T-bone steaks we have ever seen. Everything was cooked to...More

Thank Ministuart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to The Wood Oven for the absolutely excellent service and food! Best wood fire pizza in Australia without a doubt! ❤️🍕🍷

Thank Deb A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

$10 lunch special across a range of pizzas including margherita and vegetarian. For just a couple of dollars more the choices extend across the gourmet range. Our pizzas were delivered quickly and the flavor was good. This was a lovely spot for a sunny Winter...More

Thank Vegiedette
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff with very nice food. We ordered pizza and pasta marinara. Both dishes were very nice. Quick service and no regrets.

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Visited with four hungry teenagers, all wanting something different. Very friendly staff, and accommodating of varied half and half orders. Had a really good salad and garlic bread to start. Fast service a and good food. Have read some other reviews about slow or poor...More

1  Thank KathAnnRob
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I have NO IDEA how anyone can review this place when you need to be part of some special secret club to get into the restaurant in the first place. As I was on holiday's and my schedule was random I didn't book for any...More

3  Thank Ana G
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The Wood Oven: Came for dinner, Very noisy birds if you sit outside,almost deafening but funny if you sit inside you barely hear them Food wise it's all above average The fettuccine bosciaola was nice and so was the pizza. The Mexican pizza was better...More

1  Thank Roger H
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

It is really hard to find a restaurant in nelson bay open after 7h30 . So we have been at the wooden oven around 7 o'clock . It was really packed , we juste wait 10 min for the pizzas , who were quite good...More

1  Thank Yohan D
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Waited an hour for pizza . Wrong order. The staff seemed utterly disinterested that the service they offer is F grade. If they were in Sydney they wouldn't last a week. Horrible experience. Ruined my night. I'm still waiting in a refund.

2  Thank Needs Constant S
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I ordered 10 pizzas to takeaway on Easter Saturday, when I arrived to pick up they were very busy, but my order was ready. We had many different varieties of pizza, they all tasted great, enough toppings, not too cheesy, base thick enough. The left...More

Thank Panfergirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: D'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 7330, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4984 4800
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