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The Point

2 Martin St | Underneath the Ramada, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (10 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
“oysters” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Martin St | Underneath the Ramada, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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1 - 10 of 311 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Disinterested staff, people smoking, ordinary coffee, disappointing. Reeks of a tourist trap, try somewhere else if you can.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We've been quite a few times now and I've waited this long to do a review thinking the bad service and lack of professionalism might improve but I'm sorry to say it hasn't. The first time we met for drinks and I'm told she was...More

Thank DelPerthWA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

8 of us walk in on Monday 12th June. 2 signs at the door (please wait to be seated and 15% surcharge ) we had to wait at list 5 minutes before one of the 2 guys at the back of the bar decided to...More

Thank BatonCanelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awful staff Awful management Awful food Only saving grace is the location. But unfortunately they've ruined that. Do yourself a favour. AVOID There are much better places to to enjoy and support.. I suggest you do that.

Thank Lolabean85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated a birthday with family here on a Wednesday night. Service was good, a nice range of wines and the meals lovely! The fire alarm went off during our visit and the kids even got to sit in the fire truck :)

Thank JodieWells
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Just had a lovely Mother's Day lunch. The food was just perfect... and the service from Eliza was great. A wonderful 4 course set menu ... all was spectacular. The lamb backstrap was perfect !!! A lovey 3 hours sitting watching the waters of the...More

1  Thank Davtri99
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Menu is creative with lots of good options for breakfast. Reasonable price and very obliging staff. Good vegetarian options, although bacon was a yummy side dish

Thank illana15
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We had two meals in this restaurant. The first was very good although the service was very slow. The second meal was very poor. They forgot to bring the entree we had ordered. The main course was only lukewarm and very ordinary. Service was poor....More

Thank darleena214
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Love this place, great food, great service, great drinks. Have enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner here and never been less than impressed.

1  Thank Vanmerino
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Been a while since we were last here and thought that the changes we heard of would be for the better. I read the bio of the the head chef and thought to myself " someone from Argentina then Spain England and onto Australia would...More

1  Thank Persimmon68
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
carol i
Do they still have Seniors Lunch?
10 June 2017|
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Response from Kathy C | Reviewed this property |
Unsure, sorry
Brooke W
How expensive is the food
27 November 2016|
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
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: 66181188
  • E-mail
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