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Port Douglas Yacht Club

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Pub
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1 Spinnaway CL, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 4386
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Today
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If your like me and you love boats you will enjoy wandering around the club. I was told that a multi-million dollar upgrade was in the works so that the mega yachts could dock - that would be a sight to see. Nearby are all manner of eateries and assorted tourist shops if you are in the mood to spend... More 

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Merimbula, Australia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely sitting outdoors amongst the palms. Sit beside the river and watch the boats go by. Great food.

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Thank D D
Port Douglas, Australia
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have now eaten there twice, and was underwhelmed both times. On the first occasion, a lunch with friends, I did not feel that the chicken schnitzel was made from a chicken breast, but probably preformed chicken. The second visit was with a group for Xmas lunch, and I have to say that the roast that I had was worse... More 

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1 Thank Pat R
Richard S, General Manager at Port Douglas Yacht Club, responded to this review

Pat, The Chicken is bought in fresh and prepared daily in the Kitchen. "Preformed Chicken" what can I say except for your are totally wrong! We had 120 guests at the Club for Christmas lunch and we received rave reviews. Its always disappointing when people choose to wait a Month before mentioning something rather than addressing the issue straight away... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed a really great meal in a nice setting overlooking the yachts and marina. Service was friendly and efficient. We ate sirloin steak and grilled tuna, both of which were beautifully cooked with plenty of vegetables. Kids enjoyed their panko chicken with mash and veggies. A wonderful spot for a reasonably priced meal with beautiful views all around. Highly... More 

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Richard S, General Manager at Port Douglas Yacht Club, responded to this review

Hi there, so pleased you enjoyed your experience at PDYC and thank you for taking the time to write a review on us. All the very best to you and the Family! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Yacht club was very good. We went on a Tuesday and it was very quiet. Service was fast and the food was high quality. Definitely recommend this.

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Thank srsmith5150
Richard S, General Manager at Port Douglas Yacht Club, responded to this review

Hi srsmith, We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. Thanks for the recommendation and all the best to you. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though the staff were friendly and drinks were cold, the menu was very limited and food was only ok.

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Richard S, General Manager at Port Douglas Yacht Club, responded to this review

Oj, Entree's; Garlic Bread w/ or without Cheese $8.00 Hot Bread, Hommus w/ beetroot dips $14:00 Bucket of Prawns $17.00 Thai Fish Cakes w/ Asian salad $18.00 Mains; Braised Pork Ribs W/ coleslaw and wedges $25.00 Chicken Parmy w/ chips & salad $20.00 Lasagne w/ chefs salad $27.00 Thai Beef Salad $20.00 Spangled Emperor pan fried or crumbed $24.00 Spaghetti... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to go for some good food and service. The views on sunset are sensational. Have eaten here a few times and the food is always excellent and well priced. A great night out!

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Thank Deborah S
Richard S, General Manager at Port Douglas Yacht Club, responded to this review

Hi Deborah, Thanks for your 5 star review, we really appreciate you going to the trouble. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was amazing atmosphere kids had fun but the most amazing thing was food. We all loved it. Well done to everyone at Yacht Club

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Thank BoIvkovic
Richard S, General Manager at Port Douglas Yacht Club, responded to this review

Hi Bolvkovic, Thank you for your 5 star review of the Port Douglas Yacht Club. We all strive and work very hard to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable and it's rewarding to hear such appreciative comments. Thanks again and see you soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food at very reasonable prices. Chef happily made a special curry for our vegetarian. Lovely garden and watching the bats on their evening migration to the rainforest was an added bonus

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Thank Caroline G
Richard S, General Manager at Port Douglas Yacht Club, responded to this review

Hi Caroline, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Club. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm regards, More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was excellent for the price and the members were very accommodating. The evening cruise is a very affordable way to experience a short sail experience. Guests in turn need to support the club. Very unique experience.

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Thank John M
Richard S, General Manager at Port Douglas Yacht Club, responded to this review

Hi John, Thrilled we could get you on board the Wednesday sailing and glad you enjoyed it. You might find your local Yacht Club has a similar initiative if your interested in sailing more often. Thanks for your review and all the very best! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 26
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Spinnaway CL, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 4386
Description
The Port Douglas Yacht Club is a unique and beautiful venue, located on the Dickson Inlet. Rick Preen our amazing new caterer has recently come on board, so do yourself a favour, come down have a Beer, Wine or Cocktail and sample Rick's wicked cuisine! If you're interested in holding function here, you have come to the right place. Send me an email and I will be sure to give you a call. Look forward to seeing you at "The Yachty"!

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