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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Port City Bowling Club

$
Bar, Australian, Asian
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
4 Owen St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
+61 65831133
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

303 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 303: English reviews
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice club, friendly staff, food bar areas. Nice play area for kids. The food was very good and as expected at a club, very good prices especially the drinks. We went on a busy friday night and it took an hour to get our dinner so be prepared for a wait on busy nights. Overall very good.

Helpful?
Thank David H
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never again food was the worse i have ever tasted and cold staff seemed like they didn't want to be there. And rude one dish was looking forward to have went to get a plate but gone asked was there anymore that will be coming out. Well the filthy look i got . This club has gone down hill so... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brad H
Barham, Australia
Level Contributor
50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending a week in Port Macquarie we discovered this super buffet available. Too anyone who is looking for an evening meal of anthing and we mean anytthing you will find it here at this venue. Hubby and I have travelled the world and enjoy good food, but you could not possibly be disappointed by what this venue offers for... More 

Helpful?
Thank BarhamTilly
Management response:

Hi Barham Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad to see you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to having you back on your next visit! Kind Regards Management More 

brisbane
Level Contributor
70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great little club ,we had dinner at the club and it was very good food i enjoyed the place and will go back when in port again

Helpful?
Thank john c
Management response:

Hi John Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear that you had a wonderful time. Look forward to having you back on your next visit to Port Macquarie. Kind Regards Management More 

Level Contributor
168 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fish and chips was great and only $18.5, also had the salmon wrapped in prosciutto which was about $29 and was delicious and beautifully cooked. Had a bottle of the cassegraine Merlot for under $20, highly recommended. Would be a great place with kids as there is a play area right next to the restaurant. They also offer free... More 

Helpful?
Thank Robyn P
Management response:

Hi Robyn Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit at Drift Cafe.Bar.Restaurant last week. We agree the Cassegrain Merlot is a nice drop! Look forward to welcoming you and your family back to the Club. Kind Regards Management More 

Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Stopped in for a quick meal. Wow, what a fantastic menu. Very up market with local fresh seafood on offer. Kid friendly, but not what you would expect from a bowling club. Very pleasant surprise!!

Helpful?
Thank kerrie e
Management response:

Hi Kerrie Thanks for your review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed our Drift Cafe.Bar.Restaurant, our renovations have been based on a welcoming family friendly venue so I'm glad to see that you agree :) All the best, Management More 

Mid North Coast
Level Contributor
110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We recently visited the newly refurbished Port City Bowling Club...Wow! Love the new look Club and adored the food in the downstairs cafe. The meals were large, fresh and delicious! The staff were friendly, we enjoyed a few drinks and didn't feel rushed despite there being a lot of people. The service was quick and efficient, food was good. Will... More 

Helpful?
Thank ScrapbytheSea
Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
Level Contributor
38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Upstairs is a great all you can eat buffet. The food is fresh. Plenty to eat. We had a family reunion there and the staff were very accommodating making sure we had enough to eat, clearing the plates from our table all the time. There is tables near the window which overlook the greens and water further out. Highly recommend... More 

Helpful?
Thank KarenJames828
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
130 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best clubs I've been to. It has so many different things to do. The main restaurant is great and offers a buffet. There is a cafe with a kids play area next it and many other options. Definitely worth a visit.

Helpful?
Thank lovealunch
Port Macquarie, Australia
Level Contributor
24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I visit the Club regularly. The standard of food in the upstairs restaurant is excellent now. The new cafe/coffee area downstairs offers an excellent alternative if you dont want a large meal. I dont think I've ever seen an unhappy staff member, they are all happy, friendly and look like they enjoy being a work. A great place to go... More 

Helpful?
Thank James C

Travellers who viewed Port City Bowling Club also viewed

Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Port Macquarie, New South Wales
 
Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Port Macquarie, New South Wales
 
Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Port Macquarie, New South Wales
 

Been to Port City Bowling Club? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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
Description
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.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Port City Bowling Club and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
PtMacquarie NSW.

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Port City Bowling Club staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?