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“What a gem of a restaurant”

Sandpipers Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 90 Restaurants in Nelson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $33
Cuisines: Australian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Open for dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 5.30pm
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“What a gem of a restaurant”
Reviewed January 1, 2014

I came onto trip adviser wanting a great restaurant to celebrate new years eve and the reviewers were all correct - the food, the service at this restaurant was just beautiful. This was a set menu and the choices provided were just wonderful. I had the Pork while my husband had the salmon. The starters and desert were to die for.
The fireworks were commencing in 15 minutes and we still had our desert to come – the restaurant held our table and desert until we returned.
I cannot speak any higher of this restaurant – the waiters and the food would have to be the best I have seen in a long time – well done and thank you
This is a BYO restaurant so what you pay for is the food.
We are heading back at Easter to stay for the 4 days. My husband turns 50 over this break so will see if they can look after us with a set menu for about 10 of us.
Will go back again and again

  • Visited December 2013
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Killarney Vale, Australia
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great all round restaruant”
Reviewed January 1, 2014

My wife and. I had a weekend away in soldiers Point a cpouple of weeks ago, and looked up restaurants on trip advisor and Sandpipers stood out, so we booked in and it was just fantastic. From the welcome by the staff asking where we would like to sit, to the detailed descriptions of all the dishes and tasting plates. Congratulations on running a top class establishment, with some of the best food we have had in a long time, and the presentation was quite spectacular as well. Thanks again.

  • Visited December 2013
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
“Spectacular all round”
Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

We couldn't have been more impressed with the beautiful food or the wonderful service. A real treat that really added to our holiday!

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Norway
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112 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Jummy ....all very good!”
Reviewed December 30, 2013

Came her for dinner, picked from the good reviews on TripAdvisor. Which was proved to be correct.
Had 3 starters; garlic bread, chicken and stacked prawns with avocado. Mmm....very good.
For main courses the kids ordered steak from the kids menu - medium to raw - and was happy about what they got. For the adults we tried the Salmon and the Tasting menu for the day. Again very good. Dessert, do not remember the name, but chocolate, icecream, strawberry, banana, caramel.....ah...
All dishes looked good and tasted good. Fish was cooked to perfection.
Would for sure go back if we ever get back to Nelson Bay - can for sure recommend this place.
Service also prompt and very helpful
Excellent!!

  • Visited December 2013
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Gosford, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Omg - this restaurant is sensational!”
Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

The food was amazing. We had the tasting plates for both main and dessert and they were absolutely sensational! Didn't look like anything special from the outside, but once we got inside, we knew we were in for a great meal.

The service was excellent, the waitstaff were always coming around to check that all was okay. They also catered to special requests (such as olives on the side etc.) which added to the already fantastic experience. The tasting plates were exceptional & the wine was reasonably priced. This is by far the best restaurant in Nelson bay don't waist your time going anywhere else. I wish we lived closer to this little gem!

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