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Little Beach Boathouse

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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Seafood, Healthy, Australian
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer, Waterfront, Beach, Playgrounds, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a treat on Christmas Eve based on all of the good reviews and were delighted with our choice. The three course menu was excellent value for some lovely food and the service was efficient and friendly. In particular my husband was impressed...with the seafood spaghetti and dessert sharing plate. Throw in the water views and you really can’t go wrong.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great night was had at Little Beach Boathouse. Welcomed and attended to by excellent & knowledgeable staff, service & food also excellent & matching the perfect location. Even saw dolphins swimming between courses just outside!! We will definitely be back next time in Port Stephens....Thanks again - 5 Stars !!More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself & my family had a terrible customer experience here, we were placed between 2 families with very small children who were screaming & banging on the table, we couldn’t even hear each other speak, we asked to be moved to another table & were...offered a terrible table in a dark area (away from the view); there were many other tables available at that stage but they had every excuse in the book as to why we could not sit anywhere else…. What they were saying without saying was : “just sit down, have your meal & leave”, it was all very insulting. We left of course, & ended up having a lovely experience at Negronis Italian, the pizza, wine & customer service were great.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A very simple menu in a chilled atmosphere with personable and reliable wait staff. The food was tasty and the drinks chilled. The cafe bar on the lower level is where we had a pleasant lunch. Only negatives were was the entry through the car...park and the toilets are also out in that car park. First world problems!More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed December 13, 2021 via mobile

Situated almost in the water this is a wonderful place for a special meal. The restaurant looks out over the bay and is probably best for lunch for the views. We found the staff very helpful and friendly and our waiter added to our enjoyment...with his advice and comments. The food was excellent in every respect; it looked good, it tasted even better and the servings were more than adequate. A great place for any kind of celebration.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed December 11, 2021 via mobile

Went for an anniversary dinner and opted for the seafood premium package. Food, ambience, staff, location were all faultless. It's just one of those restaurants you can't stop talking about. Special mention to out waiter Sherwin who seems to take so much pride in his...job and ensures your evening is a memorable one. Thank you for great eveningMore

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed November 27, 2021 via mobile

Had lunch and was impressed by the food and setting. Simple and clean. The restaurant is on the waters edge overlooking the bay and has a nice simple decor. The food selection is limited but everything we had was very tasty and well presented. The...fish was cooked perfectly. Would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed November 26, 2021 via mobile

Once again dining at Little Beach Boathouse has been a wonderfully memorable experience. From being greeted at the door by attentive staff, to amazing food and the beautiful view. This is a first class dining experience from start to finish. Thanks to Sherman and all...the team for their professional and delightful service, and of course many thanks to the unseen champions of the kitchen. Congratulations on creating an amazing restaurant.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed November 21, 2021 via mobile

We first tried the little beach boat house in June and it didn’t disappoint. Very happy to say the second visit was just as amazing. Both times we had the Premium dining package; from the Sea. From the beginning til the end they go above...and beyond. The quality and freshness of the seafood is exactly as you hope for. And the quantity is beyond generous. At $140 per head, the range, quality, service and experience far exceeds expectations. Both times we had the same waiter, I think his name is Schwain - brilliant waiter who goes above and beyond. Definitely will be back again.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed November 17, 2021

We dropped in for a light lunch after the Dolphin Cruise. In fact the cruise captain recommended this place. Ordering was quick and easy and the drinks arrived quickly. The beer was cold and the view is just spectacular. The food was tasty and also...arrived in quite good time, even though they were busy. Even the coffee was good.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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September 19, 2018|
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Response from Ray L | Reviewed this property |
This was not my post!!!
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Response from nevertooldtofly | Reviewed this property |
I was there in October and from memory they did have disabled access and the women’s toilet was very roomy. Agree with Graham best to contact them directly as it is well worth the visit.
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Little Beach Boathouse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5