We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
About
Our Bistro is open 7 days a week for lunch and evenings meals. In addition, the Cafe is open from 9am - 6pm serving freshly made sandwiches, foccacias, gourmet cakes and coffee. Try one of our delicious lunch sized meals off of our Zephyr lunch menu. Plenty of great choices for only $13 each. Dinner begins at 6pm and offers quality char grilled steaks, delicious schnitzels, pastas, and local fish of the day. Roasts available everyday in half or full serves. A modern spacious facility, great for large groups and families. Staff are friendly and the atmosphere is welcoming and vibrant. Great value for money!
PRICE RANGE
USD 12 - USD 32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, Australian
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Playgrounds
Reviews (516)
Filter reviews
514 results
Traveller rating
181
196
75
37
25
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveller rating
181
196
75
37
25
Show reviews that mention
All reviews salad steak seafood platter saturday night place to eat staff were friendly troy meals pokies feed lakes accommodation
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great spot to visit, very friendly welcome by receptionist at door who took time to show us all the facilities plus a few other handy tips. Wonderful restaurant, food to die for and reasonable prices. Beer nice and cold with many choices. Excellent TAB facilities....All in all a great spot to visit 👏👏More

Date of visit: June 2022
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 1 June 2022

Reviewed this venue a few years ago and really didn't think I was going to return but thought we'd try it again. It has improved but again a major issue with how they operate things here. Bookings can only be made by phone so we...made a booking for a Saturday night. Upon arriving we were met at the reception area by a staff member, where we were told that those over 18 years of age had to produce a drivers licence. They took each drivers licence and scanned them one by one. One of our group who has a medical condition is not allowed to hold a drivers licence, hence they obviously weren't able to produce one. They did have a current Victorian proof of age card but the staff member said that was insufficient, so they scanned one of our members of group twice to allow that person through - obviously not to venue policy if you scan someone twice. Things to note: Firstly, this bit of information about producing form of age identification is not told when booking over the phone. I have seen on other reviews that mentions this exact issue but ridiculously the reply from management was "we can't explain everything over the phone". I sorry but this is not acceptable. If you make it a requirement of entry that is different from many many other venues, then it MUST be mentioned. It also should be made clear on their website - which it is not. There is a section on their website under the 'Club' menu titled 'Conditions of Entry' however there is NO mention of having to produce a form of age identification upon entry. Secondly, these days not everyone walks around with a drivers licence on them. Thirdly, a current Victorian proof of age card IS an acceptable form of identification upon entering a licensed venue. And upon hunting deeply on their website I did find a section hidden down layers of pages that did say that "a current Victorian proof of age card was an acceptable form of identification of age." So, the staff must be trained better in the policy of the club. Finally, when asked to hand over to them our drivers licence, we were not told that they were going to scan them. We all were not happy about this as we don't know how secure their computer systems are, and now that they have scanned our drivers licences in, we are now potentially at risk of identity theft if their systems are hacked. The printout that they gave us back says that "we agreed to their conditions of entry" HOWEVER we did no such thing, as the conditions of entry weren't even explained to us prior to handing over our licences to the staff member. All we were told was "hand over your drivers licence." We didn't know what for, what they were going to do with them and whether we accepted the clubs conditions of entry. Overall a, absolutely pathetic system and we all felt horrified by how we were treated upon entry. You, as a venue, have to explain to customers CLEARLY what is required if it outside the normal process of going to a venue. PLUS, you must have staff fully trained and aware of all forms of identification. For a country town venue, we were appalled and it did not start the evening well. The meals were very nice though, reasonably priced and the staff were friendly enough. I mentioned in my review a few years ago that a waiter by the name of Troy was extremely professional and helped us out when things went wrong (again). And amazingly Troy served us again at our table and he did an exemplary job yet again. Well done to him and hopefully he is due-fully rewarded for his efforts. One last negative - there was a raffle going on whilst we were seated for dinner and the noise level is ridiculously loud in which it was difficult to hold a conversation. They need to limit the areas of where the PA can be heard or at least have the volume down so those who are not interested in the raffle can hold a conversation without the need of virtually shouting. Overall, this venue needs to fix things up - still.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 31 May 2022

I ordered the seafood chowder which came with a slice of bread & butter . My husband had the chowder & full sized roast of the day but should have ordered the smaller size.

Date of visit: May 2022
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 23 May 2022

Called to book For a table at 1:50 when the kitchen closes at 2pm and they kept it open for me and my family till about 2:15 so we could order lunch :) then an amazing waiter named Troy who was super helpful and accommodated...our every need instantly so we Tipped him $20 for being a great server. All The food was amazing! We ordered lunch, cakes and coffee and it was all really really yummy, great portion size and if you’re not as hungry they have a Half size option which is a big plus if you have people That don’t eat much haha. Overall a great place to get A bite to eat And play pokies! Will definitely be coming back and would definitely recommend anyone coming here!! :)More

Date of visit: May 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 15 May 2022 via mobile

We booked for dinner and found they hadn’t reserved a table for us and placed us near the kitchen. The couple before us who hadn’t booked got the last table far from the kitchen. When we asked about the specials we were told in a...mumble to check the tv screens. We were very disappointed and left.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 2 May 2022 via mobile

The service and food could not be faulted.. friendly, polite and efficient service from staff. The food was delicious and presented beautifully. There was no delay after ordering either..suprised how fast we had our meals. Highly recommended..we will be back.

Date of visit: May 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 4 April 2022 via mobile

Dined here for dinner on a Sunday evening. We ordered cheesy garlic bread and 3 seafood platters. Platters hit the spot nicely with a good serving of salad and chips accompanying them. Served by the waiter with the greatest attention to detail I have ever...seen, Troy, he let nothing to chance. Read back my order with the accuracy of a pilot talking through the checklist before landing a plane. All good.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 15 March 2022

We went here 2 nights out of our three night stay. Great menu and lovely staff. Pokies for me and hubby was in the sports bar area, so both of us were happy!

Date of visit: March 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 25 February 2022 via mobile

We come here every time we come to lakes and it’s always the most exceptional service and meals. Thanks guys. Massive shout out to Troy who was outstanding in his customer service. Total professional but so warm and welcoming. Thanks gang ❤️

Date of visit: February 2022
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 5 February 2022 via mobile

Fantastic service and very welcoming even on a busy Saturday night and us with no reservation. The food is mouthwatering and the meals are very generously sized! So much so that we sadly werent able to finish it all, but were provided with a takeout...container for the remainder. Shoutout to Troy our server, he was very attentive, helpful and friendly. Thankyou!More

Date of visit: February 2022
Helpful?1  
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Riviera Beach Resort
6 reviews
.34 km away
Allambi Holiday Apartments Lakes Entrance
213 reviews
.36 km away
Lakes Entrance Holiday Units
16 reviews
.43 km away
The Central Hotel Motel
70 reviews
.49 km away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Funkey Monkey Cafe
519 reviews
.47 km away
The Floating Dragon
676 reviews
.98 km away
Albert & Co
279 reviews
.83 km away
Nick's
638 reviews
.68 km away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Lakes Entrance Beach
138 reviews
.70 km away
Griffiths' Sea Shell Museum & Marine Display
135 reviews
1.05 km away
The Entrance Walk
43 reviews
.93 km away
Cunninghame Arm Footbridge
32 reviews
.56 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
DavidP62
29 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from downinglois | Reviewed this property |
Sorry missed this. Neat casual. Cheers
1
Vote
cairnowner
9 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from bertkate119 | Reviewed this property |
I am certain there will be , most clubs do and this club is very popular and progressive in their programs
1
Vote
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Lakes Entrance Bowls Club - Zephyr

Lakes Entrance Bowls Club - Zephyr is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5