The Point Restaurant

4.1
26 Reviews
$41 to $100
Seafood
Refreshingly stylish! The Point Restaurant features delicious modern Australian cuisine with a local seafood focus, premium cocktails and a carefully selected range of Hunter Valley wines. Enjoy spectacular waterfront dining from our indoor dining room or al fresco from our western facing veranda with superb sunset views.

Experiences

  • light lunch with a little bit on the side

    A$32.00 per person

    Multiple dates available

    delightful light lunch with a glass of wine or a chilled beer, gorgeous views from both the verandah or just inside. Join us Midday to 2pm Wednesday to Friday.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 26 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.1based on recent ratings
4.1
food
4.1
service
4.3
ambience
3.6
value
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76% of people would recommend it to a friend
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WilliamS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice selection on the menu and flavours were lovely across all the dishes ordered. Good wine selection. Only gripe was the strong wind flowing through the open doors and we had to ask for one to be closed.

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JoMchu
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely environment and a lovely meal. Really enjoyed the experience.

JK
JenniK
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have eaten here many times - and we have never been disappointed! Great friendly staff, food fabulous and the location is truly sensational! It is one of our favourites in the Bay and always recommend to friends and family. Thank you!

DH
DonnaH
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely location, great food, catered well for a seven year old

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JenniferA
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic venue
Food excellent
Can’t wait to return

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NeilG
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Food was outstanding, plenty of flavour. Probably too expensive for this area.

JC
JacquiC
Sydney
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, beautiful view and atmosphere- highly recommend

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VickieL
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never a let down and tonight the crew outdid themselves. The staff went out of their way to look after our requests. While it’s not a typical ‘kid friendly’ restaurant our children always feel welcomed here.

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BarbaraW
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Thank you for making our special evening 'special'! The service was terrific and the birthday cake (gluten free) you made was fantastic. Our seating arrangement on the deck was spot-on. Thanks to Jasmine, chef and staff for a superb dinner. Warm regards Barbara

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MargaretB
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Beautiful food, beautiful view, lovely staff, overall a great dining experience.

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LozzieC
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely stunning! Amazing food and service. Can’t wait to come back.

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TammyL
New South Wales
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My partner and I had the lemon meringue cocktail, white chocolate cocktail, sourdough appetiser, barramundi fillet with roast vegetables, profiteroles and salted caramel cheesecake. All I can say is wow! From the moment we walked in until we left the staff were extremely attentive and helpful; they regularly filled our glasses, provided us information about the menu, asked us if we needed anything and checked to see if our meals were satisfactory. One of the best dining experiences we have ever had. We will be recommending the restaurant to any family or friends that come to the area and we will definitely be returning in the future.

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JanetK
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

It has been a while since I are here. In the past 25 years I have eaten here about 8 times and it used to be our favourite restaurant in Port Stephens. The ambience and location are truly still the best but the food and value have declined. My husband had seared scallops served on a pork belly strip. He totally enjoyed it. My oysters kilpatrick. The oysters were incredibly small so that you lost the flavour of the oysters entirely. My husband had the coconut pumpkin with curry leaves and spicy puffed rice, which was very nice but far more like a starter than a main. I had the barramundi which was also tasty but not exceptional. The cheapest bottle of Chardonnay on the list at $50 had a markup over the top. With a very modest meal for two with a bottle of wine expect to pay between $200 and $300. I can say that the service could not have been better.

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Colin
London
18 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Beautiful view. Food was excellent. They catered for us so well for a late Birthday booking. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful.

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KLMC
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Very expensive for the quantity and standard served. The seafood tasting plate ($28 per person) comprised of 3 soggy prawns, 1 scallop and 1 small circle of ceviche. The main meal (swordfish) was nice but overpriced at $42. The service was friendly and attentive.

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Adam
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Me and my wife enjoyed our time there, great food, great atmosphere and the service was excellent. Thankyou!

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Carl
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great restaurant right by the water. The food was exceptional and the service was friendly and efficient. The barramundi main was the highlight of our meal but all the dishes were great. We’ll definitely dine here again next time we’re in Port Stephens.

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ChrisH
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great overall dining experience. Beautiful scenic outlook.

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FelicityM
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely loved everything and the new menu is fantastic can’t wait to come back with my wife

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Verenavb
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely food with gorgeous views, book and go at sunset

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DianeS
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We wouldn’t know how to rate The Point. We arrived at 7.15 which we booked for on a outside table . There were no table available . So we sat on the outside lounge . Was offered water . Fifteen minutes later we are still waiting whilst looking at an empty table on the balcony . No water arrived no drinks were offered . So we left

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GeorginaS
Sydney
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience2

I have dined at this establishment several times over the years and enjoyed wonderful experiences , however this was not one of them.
This time we were all very disappointed with the food ordered, we found it was overpriced and underwhelming.
Unfortunately, the usually lovely ambience was spoiled by a large group of VERY loud diners who were screeching and annoying not just us, but several other diners on the verandah.
We were particularly unimpressed with the Profiteroles for dessert - 3 small dried out offerings arrived on a large plate ( @$22!!!) with nothing but a sprinkle of sugary morsels and very finely grated white chocolate. To their credit, the staff were apologetic for the dessert and offered us a replacement, however it really wasn't much better than the first plate.
We all left feeling let down and sadly, will probably not include this restaurant in our options on out next visit to the area. :(
Overall :good service, lovely position but overpriced for what was offered.

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OneTreeIsland
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience5

Unfortunately our main was forgotten, so we had a wait of over an hour. The entire was delivered speedily. Other guests's mains were served before ours, even though we'd ordered well ahead of them.
And my roasted vegetables (carrots) were lying in oil when I got to the bottom of the beautifully arranged 'stack'. Not so good.

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MikeH
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Very friendly but ‘amateur’ staff. Basically way too expensive. Sydney prices but not Sydney quality.

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MadiN
Sydney
2 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

We went to the point for a birthday with a group of 9. Three people ordered fish on our table and all fish were raw.
After a long wait for the meals this was extra disappointing the fish had been cooked for approx 10seconds.
There were no apologies from the manager or compensations for this. Even upon payment when they asked how everything was we did mention the fact three people didn’t eat and due to the restaurants mistakes and still nothing.
Wouldn’t recommend this restaurant, it is overpriced for the service and food.

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DonnaY
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience4

The food took 1.5 hours to arrive & it was cold. It wasn't a busy night either

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DavidW
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Food nice but not extraordinary
Service really good
Overpriced and as a result not in a hurry to go back 🤔

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vipOpenTable Diner
Sydney
26 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great sunset location. Amazing service and delicious food!

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Stepho
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Lovely sunset view, delicious food. Staff really lovely to our young children too to make it a lovely evening out

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Adnil
Sydney
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience5

Beautiful setting. Some choices on menu not available. Two choices of wines not available and waiter actually forgot our order and brought us wine that we didn’t ask for - told us the one we asked for wasn’t available as they were developing a new wine menu?? Main meal was delicious and beautifully cooked. All food brought out really promptly. Wait staff I think needed sharpening up. Took ages to be asked if we would like dessert. It seemed like staff were rushing to clean up to finish up quickly even though the restaurant wasn’t really crowded. For a restaurant at this lovely setting and prices somewhat above average I think the service could definitely be improved on. I would still recommend as the food was lovely.

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SabbieTherese
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

The venue was lovely with amazing views over the sunset. The service was very good.
The menu had enough on it, but not so extensive that it was hard choose a meal.
The dishes were beautifully presented and absolutely delicious.

FAQs

The Point Restaurant is rated 4.1 stars by 26 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.