Southport Surf Lifesaving Club

Southport Surf Lifesaving Club

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Hours
Sun
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tue
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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4.0
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Travellers' Choice 2019

RATINGS
Food
3.8 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Value
3.9 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
3.9 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
AU$3 – AU$23
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Healthy, Australian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Is this restaurant good for local cuisine?
Top 3 reasons to eat here
Sponsored by: Southport Surf Lifesaving Club
1. Highly Recommended
"The view, atmosphere and quality of food was more than expected."
5.0 of 5 bubblesalexpi2018
2. Great Club, Friendly Staff!
"Excellent lunch here. Great food, great beach views, good drinks!"
5.0 of 5 bubblesMartina B
3. Best spot on the Gold Coast
"What s spectacular place for a restaurant."
5.0 of 5 bubblesKaren_sessa
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4.0
4.0 of 5 bubbles881 reviews
Excellent
329
Very good
327
Average
119
Poor
55
Terrible
51
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

PRANASTUDENT
6 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 couples
Don't count on all good food. Nice view, mostly great staff. After dying for a steak knife to tackle Chicken Parma I finally sent it back asking for a less over-cooked version - Chef said a replacement would be the same. So offer fish and chips. Nice fallback.
Written 2 April 2024
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Elizabeth J
300 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
We had dinner here and the view is lovely but some of the food is awful. I had the strongest garlic flavoured prawns in a brown cream sauce with rice with large chunks garlic. It was terrible. My husband had the calamari which was ok. I wouldnt rush back which is a shame as the lifesaving clubs are usually good. This one wasnt.
Written 8 March 2024
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Southport Surf Club
Thank you for your visit and your time to write this review. We are sorry to hear that your expectation was not met. Once again, we do value your feedback and we hope that you give us another chance perhaps to try some other dishes on our menu.
Written 9 March 2024
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Suzanne m
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 friends
We went to a private function. Food was good staff were friendly and professional. There was live music. Very good experience
Written 28 February 2024
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breezy82aus
Brisbane26 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 family
I used to really enjoy going to the surf club for dinner. It has great views and is big but the service is always quick. The food however has gone downhill and is not very good. The menu has changed and disappointingly the chowder keeps getting taken away, then added back then taken away again. Last night I had the crab and barramundi burger. The patty was so thin I couldn't taste it and it kept crumbling apart. The lettuce overpowered the patty because there was just so much of it and the tomato was cut about 1.5 cm thick which is why the burger looked so huge. In comparison the patty would have been 0.3 cm thick. I gave up on the burger but tried to eat the patty on its own. It tasted just like a salmon patty and was so crumbly I couldn’t pick it up with a fork so gave up on that too. My husband and sone had brisket. The serving was very small and I thought the meat tasted like it had been boiled rather than slow cooked. It wasn’t good and my son ended up not eating it. They also ordered a bowl of chips to share. These used to be huge and could easily be shared among a few people but now they are quite small. The value for money has gone, the quality of the food has gone and the menu selections are average. We’ll be finding somewhere else, shame I bought a 3 year membership last time
Written 16 February 2024
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Southport Surf Club
Thank you for your review, which I have forwarded to our Executive Chef so he is aware of this.
Written 17 February 2024
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lkamphuis
Gold Coast1462 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 couples
This is a great place for family lunches and big groups -we came after my aunts funeral and they fed about thirty of us - fast and furious
Written 4 February 2024
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Simon L
Singapore78 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 family
The food was pretty average. The chicken peri peri burger bun completely fell apart in one bite. The Moroccan lamb salad was well overdressed with too much yogurt. The paella was okay, a bit bland. The tuna Niçoise salad consisted of only half an egg and some leaves and the tuna was precooked and very dry. Stick to simple pub food if you decide to come here, like the spag bol and steak which was good.
Written 17 January 2024
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Southport Surf Club
Hi Simon, Thank you for sharing your feedback, we are sorry your experience was not as you had hope for. We do strive to provide great service and dining experience. We take our customers feedback very seriously and your feedback will be passed onto our Executive Chef. Looking forward to serving you better in the future!
Written 19 January 2024
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Locky N
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 family
5 stars for the venue, drinks and food, however I went to the bar and I was served by a girl named Taylah and I was incredibly disrespected. She was incredibly judgemental and rude. I was trying to be polite and order my drinks and I was just met with dogmatic and combative attitude. I would love to come back next year on my family holiday from Victoria but I’m uncertain if I will if I have to deal with her belligerent attitude. Other than her this venue is amazing and would recommend to all my family and friends! Ps Pokie room is 5 out of 5!!
Written 12 January 2024
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Southport Surf Club
Thank you for taking the time to review our Surf Club. This issue will be addressed internally.
Written 13 January 2024
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Tom S
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 solo
Do not be conned by there $10 membership fee and you get cheaper drinks . They are actually more expensive than the local pub. This is why you do not see many people having a drink in the bar like it use to be. Just greedy.
Written 9 December 2023
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Pappa
18 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 couples
Always great coming here Stopped for breakfast Smashed Avo was great but needed some dukka and feta but still enjoyable. Great coffee as always
Written 18 November 2023
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Mark D
9 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 friends
We have been coming here for dinner for years. Wondered why there were not many in for dinner . It used to be so good and was always packed , but it was absolutely terrible. The only thing drier than the mash was the beef briset on top of it and the paella wasn't any better. Really disappointing. Would never go back
Written 12 November 2023
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raffy72
Perth130 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 couples
This spot has a beautiful view of the ocean and the food is great too. Casual enough for holidays and lots of kids around but the ambience is lovely. Can highly recommend breakfast and lunch here.
Written 18 September 2023
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Southport Surf Club
Thank you very much for your positive feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed yourself. We appreciate your recommendation and look forward to seeing again on your next holiday.
Written 20 September 2023
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Marilyn C
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 family
We dined here this evening and were pleasantly surprised. Entree choice provided a great variety, and we were all pleased with our choices. Mains were delicious, Fillet Mignon was perfect, as was the Calamari entree. We would definitely recommend you try this restaurant.
Written 19 August 2023
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TravelRuralNow
20 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023 couples
Dont be deceived by my great photo! Should have taken a photo of the raw fish and old asparagus! Main Beach SLC has always been a dependable value venue with a good menu and delicious well cooked food. Sadly. More than once this year the food for the price has disappointed. I ordered Salmon in a Macadamia crumb, potatoes, Asparagus and a sauce. Way undercooked salmon, macadamia dust, raw foul tasting potatoes and dreadful old produce. Asparagus, stringy, old and overcooked. The sauce was split and bitter. I returned the dish hoping it would be better the second time. Nope, just the fish was a little overcooked. Please take this dish off the menu. $40 for an uneatable meal is unacceptable. My partners steak and chips he said was nice. Salad, boring and underdressed. This from a club we love and are members! Usually give this place 8 or 9 out of 10. Today, 3 out of 10. Oh, the chef was advised and so was the duty manager. The Duty manager said he will advise the chef. The chef was fully aware. This was meant to be a special meal after receiving bad news today. Instead, it just made the day worse. If the duty manager took just 2 minutes to ask a few questions and maybe offer either a part refund or a dessert to take away it would have partially removed the dreadful taste in my mouth that I still have. Won't be returning til we know the meals and produce are better again. My advice, stick to the less expensive meals.
Written 4 July 2023
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auspal
Brisbane468 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 couples
Blown away with the food and service. We had the toasted turkish bread with Italian bruschetta topped with parmesan cheese, and the garlic prawns with garlic cream sauce, on a bed of steamed rice and baby spinach. The prawns were huge and cooked to perfection. Staff were lovely, made us feel so welcome. Well done to the team, 10/10.
Written 25 June 2023
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Peter H
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 friends
We all ordered the prawn and camembert stuffed chicken and we assumed the meal came with roast vegies as it had until 2 weeks ago. Now it comes with mushrooms and spinach. There were no mushrooms on any of our plates and the dozen or so spinach leaves spread out on the plate looked like they had been put on by a 5 year old. Chicken was tasty but $36.00 for chicken with 1 prawn, mash and a small handful of spinach leaves ....?? Way overpriced. And NO mushrooms!! Janey50
Written 27 May 2023
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