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The Point

2 Martin St | Underneath the Ramada, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
+61 2 6618 1188
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
6:45 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Martin St | Underneath the Ramada, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Thank you Bec, Jake, Taylor, Annabelle, Liam and all the service staff for being so friendly and accommodating - you all made it a great time for me and your smiling, helpful service and knowledge of how the food is prepared and wine choices was...More

Thank 27_Sydney
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Need to clean their coffee and tea cups - so dirty!!! And when you serve up poached eggs and bacon, let’s drain the oil from the bacon instead of serving it up on the plate - stayed 3 years ago - Ramada needs to improve...More

Thank Sharon480
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We normally stop in Ballina on the way north from Newcastle. Once again we lunched at the Point and were not disappointed. Great food great ambiance and friendly staff apart from the guy serving our lunch but mistook our table from the intended one. Arrogant...More

Thank dickwess
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived around 8.45 p.m. at the restaurant and were greeted with a very obliging "let me see what I can do". We were absolutely delighted with the meals and deserts and can't praise the staff highly enough. At no stage did they make us...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Whilst staying in Ballina recently visited "The Point" re afternoon refreshments (coffee and cake). The coffee (cappuccino) and cakes selected were OK - average quality and nothing fantastic as was the customer service. The positive was the location beside the river with the river views.

Thank GT0049
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We didn't eat anything here, but had a few drinks one evening and a cuppa another morning. Great bar/cafe with an amazing view of the river!

Thank farista
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I had no problems at all with the Point, the staff could not have been more helpful and attentive. My dishes were lovely and any small request I had was delivered..... and the beer went down very well.

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

When checking into the Ramada Hotel, The Point was recommended. There simply is no customer service. We understand this is individually owned venue. However on checking with the Hotel who referred us since this venue does room service, we asked if we could use two...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Ballina is my soul place and The Point is the place where my soul connects with the Old Lady River, the Richmond, that just "keeps rolling along" and provides not only a calming of the soul but also the most wonderful sunset and early morning...More

Thank NannaSuze
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Great meal they were happy to grill the snapper even though battered on menu. Good service excellent food✔️😋

Thank Tony H
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10 June 2017|
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Response from Bernadetteshanahan13 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is reasonable although last time I stayed the restaurant was closed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:45 am - 9:00 pm
6:45 am - 9:00 pm
6:45 am - 9:00 pm
6:45 am - 9:00 pm
6:45 am - 9:00 pm
6:45 am - 9:00 pm
6:45 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Martin St | Underneath the Ramada, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Ballina Shire  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6618 1188
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