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“Good Food”
Review of Bowled Over Bistro

Bowled Over Bistro
Ranked #1 of 15 Restaurants in Cooktown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $25
Cuisines: Bar, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Cooktown Bowls Club has new restaurant operators. Our large menu with nightly specials is sure to please everyone. Options for special dietary requirements. Open for lunch Wed to Fri and dinner 7 nights. Family friendly.
Darwin, Australia
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191 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Good Food”
Reviewed June 21, 2013

Called in with local friends for dinner on a Friday night. Always good to know the locals eat there. We didn't book but while it was busy we were able to get a table. Grilled Barramundi was excellent and the creamy garlic prawns were good. Meals are medium priced but were large serves. Well worth calling in for a meal if in Cooktown.

Visited June 2013
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Caloundra, Australia
Level Contributor
20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great Food”
Reviewed June 11, 2013

The menu was extensive with plenty of options , seafood, meat pasta etc. Service was eccellent and friendly

Visited June 2013
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Thank BradT60
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Cairns, Australia
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Surprise”
Reviewed June 9, 2013

What a surprise to find a really tasty meal in Cooktown. I dined by myself and had Master Stock Pork Belly. Beautifully cooked pork belly with fluffy white rice and stir fried veges. It was so good I went back two days later for another helping. Very nicely decorated and not your average bowling club. Interesting menu with good selection of local seafood.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Alex B
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Gold Coast,
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“disappointing meal”
Reviewed May 24, 2013

Perhaps it is because there are so few visitors that there was so little enthusiasm and the meal that I ordered was inedible. I hate to give negative reviews but I really was disappointed.

Visited May 2013
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Thank joanren
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Dinner at Bowls Club”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

Appears popular with Locals and visitors.
Open all week.
Modern upto date décor etc. Clean comfortable.
Friendly and efficient in bar and meals areas.
Although a little on expensive side for what was received.
Had better meals for same value elsewhere.
(Although prices in the region are above average due to location and distance no doubt.)

Visited May 2013
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Thank Ric B
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