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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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Nelson Bay, Australia
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not your average club bistro style food, we had dinner at the downstairs Drift Cafe, our meals were delicious and full of flavour and one the best meals that we had during our stay at Port Macquarie.

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Rutherford, Australia
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lengthy wait was told 30 minute wait but took almost an hour but when the food came it was was the wait to be fair the chef was rushed off his feet .First time in the cafe and we will be back .

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Thank annettemarie66
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a an excellent place to relax in in summer. The pokies are fun, the bars well run and the food is excellent. The Chinese "all you can eat" on the top floor is very good value for money and the quality and variety of food is outstanding! This Club is a 'must visit' place.

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Thank kplittleboy
Port Macquarie
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149 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Re vamped restaurant looks great. New sushi train, more variety of food but still lots of the favourites to choose from. Plenty of variety on offer, something for everyone. Salads, roasts, Chinese...heaps more. Oh and great desserts.

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1 Thank Sally-1309
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Much better food n awesome service.cept one unhappy worker behind the bar..make sure you book cause we ate on the outside verandah which was much better then inside anyways.

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Thank Shawnich
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to buffet upsatirs one night & then the drift bar for a chick schnitzel the next night,,very poor food,very small portions,small portion of chick was soaked in oil,was disgusting,ordered mushroom sauce with it & got 2 tablespoons of sauce in a small dish,was pricey for a club. could not recommend the drift bar at the bowling club,,better food upstairs... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner twice at the downstairs restaurant and really enjoyed each visit. Each staff member we came across was welcoming and efficient, the decor was great, the kids enjoyed the playground and the meals were large and tasty. The pasta was particularly good. Pricing was reasonable. The only thing I noticed that wasn't wonderful was that the cloth chairs... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined twice at this club. The first time we dined in the Café with friends. We had an amazing meal - cooked to perfection - excellent cuisine - good value for money - in a lovely environment - well airconditioned with great service. The second time we went with family to the upstairs all you can eat seafood buffet.... More 

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Australia
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154 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great restaurant but very busy as we chose a lunch where it was discounted. The food selection was huge, fresh and plentiful. I finished with a huge helping of apple crumble and custard. YUMMY So much to eat, friendly helpful staff even though they were all very busy

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful renovation and such lovely staff , they seem to be proud to work here , with the exception of 1 Bar staff were lovely, Waitress was a bit undesirable, Signage is also almost non existent, where are the toilets ???? Thankfully again the staff were very helpful , I ate in Drift bar cafe restaurant, (family friendly)... 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, Australian, Asian
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
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?