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Rock Lobster Restaurant

D'Albora Marina - 6 Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4981 1813
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“rock lobster” (93 reviews)
“prawns” (47 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
D'Albora Marina - 6 Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful and fresh seafood, and very friendly service 10 out of 10 , the affagatto was a great finisher!

Thank Garry F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Shared oysters kilpatrick and a seafood tasting plate well presented and very fresh Service was fantastic very quick and nothing that we requested was a problem Loved the place and have already booked a tble for the next time we will be in the area

Thank Leonie S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had dinner there last night and have not had such a memorable feed for a long time. Chef Reg came out to ask how we would like the mud crab cooked, and was perfect - chilli, white wine and garlic, with enough sauce to be...More

Thank idig2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t get the garlic bread, over priced and tasted like melting butter on bread. Seafood, we have had better. Service, waiting staff very friendly, owners sister very very rude. Be back again, sorry no !! the atmosphere was very cold, could of had table cloths...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is unreal in rock lobster and i am a massive seafood fan and one of the best i have tasted in a long time. I ordered the tasting platter for 1 and it had a little bit of everything for a reasonable price...More

1  Thank Aoife F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is in a great position with a nice view over the marina. For lunch we ate "seafood taste plate" what was very good, the portion is generous, the service friendly and attentive.

Thank Pierre P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nelson Bay is our home town. Haven’t lived here for more than 30 yrs The seafood here is amazing and oh so fresh. We had the Hot & Cold Seafood platter for 2 and a whole Local Lobster with garlic and chilli butter. Perfection. Never...More

Thank CassyI
megan905, Owner at Rock Lobster Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review is it greatly appreciated

Reviewed 10 March 2018

We had an amazing lunch at the Rock Lobster Restaurant. Wonderful! The views from the restaurant were just lovely. My husband had the 'Tasting Plate' and I had a 500g fresh lobster - both dishes were freshly prepared with local produce, the service was attentive...More

Thank Bernadette C
megan905, Owner at Rock Lobster Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed the experience. Kind Regards Megan

Reviewed 6 March 2018

This restaurant has a first floor location looking over the marina and bay beyond. There is indoor and outdoor seating the latter protected from rain etc. There is an extensive menu with plenty of non seafood choices. Like most of the local restauarants a top...More

Thank Kirkstead
megan905, Owner at Rock Lobster Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your great review it is greatly appreciated. Megan

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Great service, 500grams lobster mornay, with dozen oyster chasers. Excellent. Have to make abooking but worth it. Great service. Lovely staff. Happy birthday to me 😂

Thank Paul O
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11 February 2017|
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Response from megan905 | Property representative |
Yes we are
Ian G
25 May 2016|
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Response from Lynly S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they normally have it at market price ( usually moray or fresh with lemon). They also have good selection for other seafood. Recommend seafood platter ( enjoy a splurge).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: D'Albora Marina - 6 Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4981 1813
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