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Address: 1345 Portarlington Road, Curlewis, Victoria 3222, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 3 5251 1111
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description:

With a sandy base, a minimum of trees, and naturally undulating couch...

With a sandy base, a minimum of trees, and naturally undulating couch fairways this Vern Morcom designed links is one of the best courses on The Bellarine. Following the opening of the course in 1970, the original design was again enhanced in 1976 by a Kevin Hartley course Master Plan. In 2001 significant improvements were again made following the adoption a second master plan by Michael Clayton. With challenging bunkers and firm and fast greens, it is the wind that often determines the level of playing difficulty.

The course measures 6,150 metres from the championship marks and is a challenging par-72. A challenge for players of all standards and a true test of golfing ability.

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Beautiful friendly course on the Bellarine

If you haven't played Curlewis in the last year, you are missing out! And you won't recognise the clubhouse!!! Since the Sharps took over, amazing changes and improvements have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
LesSmyth
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven't played Curlewis in the last year, you are missing out! And you won't recognise the clubhouse!!! Since the Sharps took over, amazing changes and improvements have taken place to the clubhouse, including a spike bar, and great restaurant. The wide open fairways with occasional views across to the You Yangs are a delight, and the members are... More 

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gold coast
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went there for a meal 1 hot steamy afternoon. The Aircon only blew on to 1 or 2 tables underneath it, we were sat like other visitors up the far end away from the cool. At no point was any attempt made to right the situation.We were told they were expecting a large crowd, it never eventuated. The Young... More 

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Thank saintpeterGoldCoast
Brenden C, Manager at Curlewis Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear SaintPeterGoldCoast, On that day, there was an unprecedented demand on our power system, which unfortunately impacted on the air conditioning units and we sincerely apologise for any discomfort caused by this. We wish you had said something at the time as we would have bent over backwards to seat you in an area you felt more comfortable in and... More 

Queenscliff, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We have just returned from dinner at the Curlewis Golf Club. While the reviews were good and the front of house staff excellent, the food wasn't good. Staff were welcoming, professional and efficient. Well done! We ordered starters: lime and cracked pepper calamari with szechuan pickled cucumber ($16). There were eight delicate rings of over salted calamari and the cucumber... More 

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1 Thank Rozz16
Manager_CurlewisGC, Manager at Curlewis Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback about your recent dining experience at Curlewis Bistro, appreciated - our culinary team will be taking your comments on board. Disappointed to hear you felt your meals did not live up to your expectations as we have received terrific feedback on our newly released Summer Menu to date. All our fish is sourced locally from... More 

Clifton Springs Australia
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48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Not being a member of the club we had to sign in as a guest and all was done with ease as the kind waiter assisted and allowed us to take our time as there were 5 of us. I quickly made a telephone reservation before we left home just in case as the Bellarine is very busy at this... More 

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Thank JohnMcR21
Brenden C, Manager at Curlewis Golf Club, responded to this review

Thanks JohnMcR21. We really appreciate your review and thank-you for visiting the Curlewis Golf Club The Bellarine. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Brenden Caligari Club Manager Curlewis Golf Club The Bellarine More 

Geelong, Australia
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We have visited for lunch a few times and enjoyed the meals,so we decided to try dinner on Friday night,for my husband's birthday.Although the menu was very limited,what we did order was excellent ! The pork belly was juicy,tender and well flavoured.The eye fillet was cooked rare,as ordered,with an excellent jus.I like a salad with my meal,which was not on... More 

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1 Thank Ruth R
Manager_CurlewisGC, Manager at Curlewis Golf Club, responded to this review

Thanks Ruth for taking the time to write your great review and we will certainly take on board your suggestions. Your point about our select dinner menu is valid. But I should explain. We have deliberately chosen not to offer an expansive dinner menu, as we are only open for dinner on Friday and Saturday night during winter and spring.... More 

Geelong
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our first visit was with another couple. It was a cold, rainy night. We walked in to a very warm welcome from staff. The service was excellent. The menu was small but varied and catered to all of our tastes. The curried duck was exceptional according to my friends and I had the special salmon which was also very good.... More 

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Thank Trina W
Manager_CurlewisGC, Manager at Curlewis Golf Club, responded to this review

Thanks Trina for taking the time to review our bistro. We really appreciate it. You are right regarding our select dinner menu; our menu is deliberately not large, as we open for dinner only on a Friday and Saturday night and we feel it is irresponsible to throw out unused food each week. By offering a select range of flavoursome... More 

Geelong, Australia
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301 reviews
121 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Only open on Friday and Saturday nights for dinner this golf club bistro is well worth the visit. The menu though small is well balanced with something for everyone. Our friends had the pork - which looked and smelled delicious. I had the salmon, cooked to my liking, the saffron sauce tasty the accompanying veggies also very nice. The fish... More 

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2 Thank WayneAP
Manager_CurlewisGC, Manager at Curlewis Golf Club, responded to this review

Thanks Wayne, we really appreciate your great review and honest feedback. Curlewis is all about relaxed dining and really great food at a reasonable price and you have highlighted that in perfectly your review; guests will never feel rushed to leave when visiting for lunch, dinner, a casual drink or even coffee and cake. Everyone is always welcome at Curlewis.... More 

Leopold, Australia
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went for lunch ,small menu but good food ,not expensive,good cheap wine $6.00 glass very nice this was our 3rd visit is only getting better very friendly atmosphere

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Thank Peter D
Manager_CurlewisGC, Manager at Curlewis Golf Club, responded to this review

Thanks Peter, We really appreciate you taking the time to review us and value your feedback. Kind regards, Brenden Caligari Manager Curlewis Golf Club The Bellarine More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

A group of 18 of us recently visited this hidden gem of a golf course and found it delivered on every front. The course was challenging but fair with terrific views, the greens were the best I've seen them in my 15 years of playing there and the food in the bistro was reasonably priced and the service was great... More 

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Thank mickawoods1971
Manager_CurlewisGC, Manager at Curlewis Golf Club, responded to this review

Thanks Mick, We are thrilled you had a great day at Curlewis, both on the course and also in our bistro. Our club continues to grow in popularity and patronage as we rebuild this great facility. Molly Meldrum (Aka Samuel Johnson) recently played here and tried out one of our awesome GolfBoards and also recommended that everyone should "Do themselves... More 

Geelong, Australia
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48 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Four of us recently attended the Curlewis Golf Club for dinner. Not really impressed with the menu quite limited for choice. I chose the gnocchi which was fine but have tasted better. Two had the steak which they said was good.

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Thank cooper196
Brenden C, Manager at Curlewis Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our menu is deliberately not large as we only open two nights a week for dinner (Friday and Saturday night). We feel that in this day and age it is irresponsible for us to throw out large amounts of food and this is why we offer a select dinner menu... More 

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