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Lord Howe Island Bowling Club

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Seafood, Australian
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Lord Howe Island, Australia
+61 2 6563 2171
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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We are here several nights, the fish fry was great. All you could eat salad and chips. Always a lively night. Definitely the heart of the island. Good value food, good beer, great people

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Thank ebaysalesnewcastle
Toowoomba, Australia
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Make sure you book and come for a dinner to the Bowling Club. This is a very popular restaurant and offer great meals at a budget price. Very noisy and not very sophisticated but a friendly family atmosphere. Once again the fish was caught that morning and you cannot get any fresher

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Thank Hendrik F
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful meal at the Bowling club. We were surprised at just how good the food was. The Kingfish was delicious. Would recommend an evening here.

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Thank Dellwyn C
New South Wales, Australia
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81 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

helpful staff, friendly locals, and a choice of menus - some nights being pizza night - others a la carte.

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Thank AuzziOne
Townsville, Australia
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41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We ate here twice while on the island. The food was reasonably priced and delicious. Tuesday to Thursday nights they have a different menu to Saturday Night which is a fish fry and buffet of salad and chips. We had steak on the first night which was beautiful and tender. The fish was great as well. The meals are very... More 

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Thank Chris491952
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

An unscheduled overnight stop had us enjoying a meal here. As with many small island destinations, the prices were fairly high, but the food and service were good, with a complimentary shuttle drop-off to our accomodation afterwards. Nothing much on the menu for vegetarians unless you were happy to eat fish.

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Thank TropicalTravelBug11
Port Macquarie, Australia
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The fish fry night here provided salads buffet style and individually served portions of fish in a choice of grilled or battered in a thick beer batter. The fish was not as nicely cooked as in some local restaurants but was still good quality and the salads were delicious.

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Thank Bruce L
Port Macquarie, Australia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We ate twice at the Bowlo and definitely did not go hungry! Staff were wonderful and we were grateful for the bus home

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Thank Katrina B
Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great hospitality service friendly There was a good choice of food Fish was definitely delicious and salad buffet had lots to choose fromOverall a pleasant dining experience

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Thank sharyn w
Bargara, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Friendly relaxed atmosphere, awesome reasonably priced meals - you have to book though. Cash only. The pub for Locals.

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Thank Jackie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Australian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lord Howe Island, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Lord Howe Island
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6563 2171

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?