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“Great breakfast, nice room”

The Little Nel Cafe
Ranked #3 of 90 Restaurants in Nelson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: A leafy cafe popular with the locals, just off the main street and worth searching out for the best coffee in town.
Reviewed August 7, 2013

Stayed here for two nights on the package whale watching booked direct with The Nelson Resort, the cafe is on site, as their tour is with 'Imagine whale tours', the best. The breakfast we had was very reasonable and excellent. The bacon was asked to be crispy. Have asked maybe 100 times for crispy or even incinerated bacon only to have it served well done on one piece and raw at the other end...this place was 5 streaky crisp, flat and very tasty pieces to go with the grilled tomatoes on toast one day and perfect poached eggs the other. ( you know how hard poached eggs are to do ) Service a little slow but good things come to those who are patient...

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Thank ARLO37
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

I went with my 10 year old daughter on Monday morning. We were advised that there was a limited menu due to a group booking ie no cooked breakfast. The menu had a wide selection including kids sizes which was great and we were happy with our choices. It is a very small dining area and a nice alfresco space. My only complaint the drinks menu, the smallest cappuccino I have ever been served and the juice was very expensive at 6.50 in a plastic bottle.

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Thank Karen069
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

What a wonderful discovery. We are locals and we have just found the best cafe and coffee in Nelson Bay. We went for lunch for our friends birthday. The food is light and perfect for lunch.
Apparently breakfast is excellent so we will be back to try the breakfast.! The service was terrific. A special thanks to Jess for making my friends birthday special.

Just one suggestion it would be great if you were BYO . Thanks again for opening the perfect cafe!

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Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

Best place in Nelson bay! Great food, awesome staff and spectacular coffee!!! Everytime I'm in the bay I have to go here breakfast is supercheap for what you get and I can't leave without having at least 2 coffees! Mmm

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1  Thank aaron s
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

Great food, big servings. Great coffee. Was very busy on Sunday morning for breakfast. Had to wait for a while for the meal, but it was worth it. Very friendly staff

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