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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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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (9 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Martin St | Underneath the Ramada, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Staying at the Ramada, we went down for Happy Hour drinks and some tapas. We then gladly stayed for dinner! Wonderful view out over the river to the hinterland! Sunset was spectacular, the the storm clouds over the horizon rolled in, putting on quite a...More

Thank wwwol
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food is of good quality prepared poorly . Found the food bland . All the food we had missed the mark . Have no interest in returning to spend good money on lame food

Thank tappo1964
Reviewed 4 days ago

Happy hour is great, but don't order after as its over priced :-( sorry views are amazing but hit and miss with meals and staff!

Thank Michellesholidays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Point has lovely views over the Richmond River. The food is good, the service is hit and miss, depends on the staff member.

2  Thank Scott U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good but, even though this is a small restaurant, the service is slow and seemingly untrained. This would be costing the business in a number of ways. "Do you want to grab a wine?" did not go down well. The coffee machine...More

Thank Jag G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed. My father and I ordered the barramundi. It would be the worst fish we have EVERE eaten, it was basically mush. My mother ordered the Portuguese chicken dish which was bland. The only positive the service was efficient & pleasant.

Thank Iluvshoes247
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Today I visited the Point in Ballina for a few casual cocktails with some girlfriends. We were extremely impressed with Jake and Seamus' attention and service. We will absolutely return.

Thank Lucie R
Reviewed 10 August 2017

living in the shire we often have a snack or coffee there when visiting the area. reasonable value not exciting

Thank ron b
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Shared a meal with two others in what is a very pleasant environment. The staff were friendly but not attentive. For example my wine glass was empty for an hour i could have been asked if i want another. The waiters need more training but...More

Thank Forbesy66
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We've eaten at "The Point" before and found the food delicious and the setting picturesque. Consequently it was our first choice when arriving in Ballina again. This time however we were disappointed! Although the food was warm, it wasn't hot and the waiter didn't deliver...More

Thank Europahol
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Response from Kathy C | Reviewed this property |
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
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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
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6618 1188
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