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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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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“rock lobster” (83 reviews)
“prawns” (43 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
D'Albora Marina - 6 Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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1 - 10 of 399 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had lunch here as my husband had been here before with friends and said it was good. The wait staff were very friendly and obliging. I had the Barramundi served with chips which was very fresh the chips were sitting in oil, my husband...More

Thank chrishayward
megan905, Owner at Rock Lobster Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review however had you advised the staff they would have replaced your meals for you, after our busy night before you came to the restaurant we had our oil relpenished with fresh the day you came for lunch as we do...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in off the street midweek not busy but could not fault the meal. First night staff member was being shown ropes staff very attentive good value

Thank maxwelldj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect day for a trip to The Bay - Two adults, a toddler and a fur baby. We were able to book the only table where a dog was Ok. The manager welcomes us warmly and without fuss. We each had the Tasting Plate...More

Thank gwenandalfie
Reviewed August 12, 2017

We had previously had a rather poor experience at this restaurant and had avoided it for a number of years. We decided recently to give it another try and were very pleasantly surprised. The food and service were very good - can recommend both the...More

Thank KateSydney
megan905, Owner at Rock Lobster Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thank you for your review so glad you returned to the restaurant. Kind Regards Megan

Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Great service. Saturday Night,didn't have a booking however they seated us straight away. Didn't have to wait long at all for delicious food and lovely local wine.

Thank Elise G
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Rock Lobster for our anniversary. The food and service were both great. The location, looking out over the Nelson Bay Marina, was lovely.

Thank Julianne H
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Great location on the balcony looking over the D'Albora Marina in Nelson Bay. Gorgeous for sunset or a sunny day. Primarily known for seafood. Prawns and lobster are always delicious. Seafood Co-Ops are just down the road. Fresh fresh fresh! A little expensive but you...More

1  Thank hellohiatus
megan905, Owner at Rock Lobster Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Thank you for your great review. Kind Regards Megan

Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

We dined here for our anniversary and the food was fantastic. Fresh and full of flavour. My partner had the tuna special and i had the lobster mornay. Great service, friendly staff and such gopd value for money. We will be visiting again when we...More

1  Thank Jasmine D
megan905, Owner at Rock Lobster Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review, it is greatly appreciated :) Megan

Reviewed July 24, 2017

Loving this new look restaurant right now. The Tasting plate for 1 or 2 and the Fresh local Lobster grilled with garlic chilli butter is my pick on the menu. So so fresh!! Friendly helpful staff too

Thank Marta F
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We just returned after a few years what a fantastic turn around FRESH seafood great staff and a total change in customer service and quality of food If you didn't get the wow factor before its time to back and get that wow factor again

Thank SilverBack4
megan905, Owner at Rock Lobster Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. Kind Regards Megan

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BronaJoy68
February 10, 2017|
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Response from megan905 | Property representative |
Yes we are
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Ian G
May 24, 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
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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