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Port City Bowling Club

4 Owen St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
+61 65831133
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (45 reviews)
“roast meats” (10 reviews)
“fresh prawns” (13 reviews)
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9:00 am - 10:30 pm Hours
Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4 Owen St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel recommended here to eat. Just renovated and a pleasant club. We went to the Chinese buffet restaurant, well priced and an amazing variety of food. No Michelin rating, but good unpretentious quality.

Thank NickLed135
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six ladies went out for lunch. The choices for lunch was good even a couple of gluten and dairy free meals. I enjoyed the Cajun Squid and salad. The salad was very tasty and not the usual mix of lettuce. There is a choice of...More

Thank 741susie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the seafood buffet on Saturday night. It was only $28.50 and the selection and choice was unbelievable. It had a sushi train, Asian selections including roast duck and pork belly. A selection of yumcha and seafood galore. You would have to be very...More

Thank nedkellie68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the meals to be reasonable priced, and even went back on the Saturday night for a seafood buffet

Thank kevinandmorika
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A disaster from beginning to end. We arrive at 6.30 to a very unenthusiastic welcome from the door person "you should have made a booking but go and see if they will let you in". Ignored by all the waitresses eventually shown to a table....More

Thank marls71
Luke C, Manager at Port City Bowling Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Marls71, Sorry that your experience at the club was not to your expectations. You should note that it was the Rugby Grand Final night and a long weekend, also that our Drift Restaurant seats only 100. The staff served over 250 meals on the...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

After seeing a recommendation for this club on trip advisor we thought we would check it out after a massive day on the road. We weren’t disappointed. There was no aspect of this club that I could fault. The food was priced fairly and was...More

1  Thank Simon S
Luke C, Manager at Port City Bowling Club, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi Simon! Thank you for your positive review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at our Club! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Recently having joined this club I would recommend it to anyone in Port MacQuarie, or visitors. But I think the secret is out as its well attended, in fact ,mostly always busy. We love going there as its a great atmosphere and we can get...More

1  Thank charlene287
Luke C, Manager at Port City Bowling Club, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi Charlene, Thank you so much for your review! all the points you made have been taken under consideration and we hope to improve the next menu at the drift Cafe restaurant this summer. We will also talk to management in the buffet about the...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

After waiting 45 minutes for our meal on a busy Fathers Day, we asked Shellie (club Staff) to see what was happening. Apologies all round and a complimentary glass of wine Food arrived and was excellent value for money. We will be back.

Thank Sue P
Luke C, Manager at Port City Bowling Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Sue, I am very sorry to hear about your wait yesterday! I'm glad our excellent staff were able to help you out and turn your experience into a positive! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 August 2018

went there on thursday and had the special which was roast pork and roast lamb. The roast pork was one slice of rolled pork which was reasonable, the vegetables that came with it were so tough that even a steak knife could not cut them....More

Thank quagliow
Allysha W, Manager at Port City Bowling Club, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi William, Thank you for contacting us regarding your experience at Drift last Thursday. It’s disappointing to hear you did not enjoy your meal & that our meals weren’t to our usual standard. I will pass on your comments to our head chef and management...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

The club has had a renovation and the cafe/restaurant on the ground fllor is a welcome addition. I have dined there over the last 6 months and have not been disappointed with the food. You can have a light snack to a variety of lunch/dinner...More

Thank sue r
Allysha W, Manager at Port City Bowling Club, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you so much Sue for your review, I am very glad your enjoyed yourself. Look forward to seeing you and your family at the club soon! Kind Regards Luke Chelman Marketing Manager & Club Grants

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Frances C
5 January 2018|
Response from JudeNorthernNSW_ | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but you will have to ask the Bowling Club or someone else. We only attended the lunchtime buffet as we were staying a bit far away, so opted for the lunchtime buffet only
Frances C
30 December 2017|
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Response from Bren S | Reviewed this property |
Hi we're there in June 17 Buffett 12.00 pm and 6 pm dress was smart casual. Hope that helps
3 October 2017|
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Response from JudeNorthernNSW_ | Reviewed this property |
Think that we paid $15 or $16 with the seniors discount, but as we didn’t have any children with us I am sorry that I can’t answer that part of the question
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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