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“very bad performance from the chef”

Gladstone Yacht Club
Ranked #11 of 89 Restaurants in Gladstone
Price range: $11 - $26
Cuisines: Bar, Seafood, Australian, Steakhouse
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Food with a view. Reputation for high quality good value restaurant food. Alfresco dining by the water, restaurant dining overlooking the river and harbour. International and craft beer selection on tap and in bottles. Penfolds wine range. Relaxed atmosphere in heritage listed building built by volunteers in the 1940's. Rates highly amongst locals and visitors.
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“very bad performance from the chef”
Reviewed February 9, 2014

We turned up and have to say was expecting a lot considering the dress code. Looked at the menu and decided in the fillet with a meza to start. When i went up to order they actually never had my choice or starter choice, in fact there must have been over 12 items that they never had left. so in the end i had rump steak with jacket potato and veg. My steak was well done when i asked for medium rare, the jacket was so hard and uncooked i think they actually tried cooking it in the fridge and the starter was very poorly presented with some horrible mango chutney that really didn't go with the callaramie and the Dianne sauce was gloppy and floury. we had a table of about 10 people and not one meal come out worth shouting about and not one person was happy with what they got although the service was acceptable and they were polite in there. When you go out for dinner and pay the money you expect then to serve something better than what you can do at home and we were over charged for a very unacceptable performance on cooking. top marks for the coffee though.

  • Visited February 2014
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Gladstone, Australia
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140 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Friday arvo drinks”
Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

Attended the yachties at about 4 o'clock for afternoon drinks. Fantastic service. Great outlook, watching the ferries depart the marina. Not busy.

Visited January 2014
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Gladstone, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Always good”
Reviewed December 12, 2013

Visit here quite often and always leave happy. Low key self service sort of place but food ok priced and always tasty.

Visited July 2013
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Hawaii
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179 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Customer Service?”
Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

Went there on a Saturday at 4pm. What a surprise to find the upstairs restaurant does not serve food until 5:30. "Okay-beer time". I walk up to the bar to be greeted by a very immature male behind the bar stating I needed to remove my hat. Hmmm - good point but is that how customers are greeted? After finally getting the beer and turning to return to my bride, I must dodge a party crowd who are all wearing party hats! What a place - more worried about a non-equitable no-hat policy than about customer satisfaction.

Visited December 2013
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“hot location, cold food.”
Reviewed November 30, 2013

had dinner with a few friends for a birthday and was possibly the worst service in gladstone. Staff and fellow "members" have a snobby attitude which is ridiculous for a place with below average pub food (my steak was cold) ..will not be joining the "club" and will not be returning.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank 1991child
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