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Port City Bowling Club

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4 Owen St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
+61 65831133
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Waratah, Australia
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We frequently visited the Port City Club and found and found it to be a great place to relax and have a cool drink. The Thursday steak n ight was a great meal not too expensive.

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Woongarrah, Australia
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All you can eat area with really good choices, plus a reataraunt .Food and drinks prices affordable.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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65 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the buffet two nights. Wide range of buffet food and clearly very popular - packed both week nights. Fabulous fresh prawns, and some very pleasant chinese style roast duck and pork belly. Limited salad options for those wanting to eat relatively healthily.

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Thank LindyTay
Port Macquarie, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The club has just been beautifully refurbished with a new restaurant and cafe downstairs and a play area for the kids. The Smorgasboard upstairs has changed hands and has a bigger and better variety of dishes including a chocolate fountain. Wonderful friendly staff to help with anything they can...plus the courtesy bus....Its Great little Club!

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2 Thank Julz6969
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The buffet consisted of a decent variety of different food but most hot dishes were lukewarm. The desserts were also disappointing. staff were also not very friendly. We went on "seafood night" which provided fresh crab, prawns and mussels although this would prove popular and good value to those who like seafood, it would not be enough to get me... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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181 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Port city is a great club. Now it has been upgraded it is better than ever. Big bars, lots and lots of seating with an eatery downstairs and it's trademark smorgasboard restaurant upstairs. The restaurant is great for families and hungry travellers, and you don't have to be a member to eat there. Sign in and get a weeks free... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was nothing nice about this club at all the food was terrible and over priced drinks very expensive and the bar staff Iv never experienced such an unprofessional organisation very rude and very unhelpful spend money on a taxi and go to Westport bowling club excellent service in all areas the only club I will ever return to in... More 

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Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Your staff at the front desk did not give us any help about your facilities, nothing about food choices or the layout of your establishment. We had to walk back and stand in line again only then did we get any assistance. You can tell we were out of towners when we swiped our id. We choose the buffet .sorry... More 

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Australia
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116 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Tiger Buffet is great value, we went on Wednesday night and enjoyed the Seafood Buffet. Crisp fresh prawns, nicely cooked mussels and swimmer crabs. Add this to what appears to be the standard buffet ranging across crackling pork belly through to sushi and you have an amazing selection. For $27.50 you get the same quality as have had at Sheraton... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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120 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Thought we'd try this restaurant (downstairs) as we were staying around the corner. Ordered 2 steaks, they were cooked well, but both were truly half gristle and fat. We feel sorry for the chef as he obviously is being supplied with sub standard meat. Whoever is supplying this restaurant needs to be replaced. Passed our comments onto the waitress, hope... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Asian, Australian, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Owen St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Port Macquarie
  • Phone Number: +61 65831133
Description
Port City Offers two dining options including our the Clubs own Drift Bar.Café.Restaurant situated next to the Clubs foyer. Drift offers a relaxed dining experience with an al a carte menu. Upstairs you will find the Eastern Tiger Restaurant which is an all you can eat style buffet offering Sushi, Chinese BBQ, Roasts, Salads, Seafood, Soup, Fried Options, Dessert and much more.

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