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Tails Restaurant At Nelson Bay Bowling Club

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Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Stockton Street NELSON BAY 2315, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia (Formerly Tails restuarant At Nelson Bay Bowling Club)
+61 2 4981 4906
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in a group and I'm pretty sure everyone enjoyed their meal. We shared a seafood platter, which at $65 for 2 was excellent value. It was a mixture of hot and cold with Sydney Rock style oysters, fresh prawns, Balmain Bugs and a variety of cooked seafood. Our friends had the New York Steak, which looked, and apparently... More 

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Thank David W
Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there with another couple We all had different meals The roast of the day was beef Poor quality meat served with cold roast vegetables- a disappointing meal Not up to club standards- nobody seemed interested in our satisfaction Won't go there again

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1 Thank 156peterdouglas
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The meals were ok but we waited an age to place the order. Poor lady at the register had no idea and two off duty workers had to help her out. The queue slowly shuffled till they finally made a swap. Poor lady at the bar under the pump too as you waited for drinks. The manager (I assume) eventually... More 

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2 Thank JamesHird
Sydney, Australia
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159 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upstairs location at the Nelson Bay Bowling Club. Tails restaurant has a great view over the bay, is open plan and contains plenty of seating. Bar facilities, Keno, kids play area, televisions, open kitchen and friendly staff all round. Menu has daily specials eg: Tuesday $12 schnitzel meals, Wednesday - 15 meals, $15. Had the green chicken curry and the... More 

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Thank Craig M
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know what it's like when you walk into a place and it feels right Downstairs is great for a pre dinner drink in the comfortable chairs looking towards the Bay / all the staff were friendly and unlike some other clubs we've been to actually seemed happy to see you The food and service upstairs was good at reasonable... More 

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Thank rareduo
Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Head upstairs at the bowls club to enjoy uninterrupted views over Nelson Bay. The food was fresh, tasty and great value. The lunch specials are well worth venturing off the main street to enjoy. They have a kids area and a relaxed atmosphere with all the usual offering of a sports club.

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Thank tonybowman
Port Stephens, Australia
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just enjoyed a lovely lunch at Tails, there were 19 of us there and the meals were very good, the staff were very attentive to our needs. The views our over the water are lovely. The club has had a makeover and it is a really nice place to visit.

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Thank Yvonne B
Greater Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here and I'd decided to have the creamy garlic prawns but it wasn't until we got to the register to order that there was a sign saying that a lot of the prawn dishes were unavailable due to health regulations. Making a quick decision, I ordered crumbed cutlets for both of us but when we got them... More 

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Thank Debra G
Central Coast
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently stayed at Nelson Bay 3 nights and ate here 2 nights as it is a great location and value . Have eaten here every time we visit Nelson Bay and will continue to do as we have always had good food , service and nice views of the bay .

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1 Thank Guy S
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We reserved a table for 11 people including some young children & we were provided a big table to sit down & enjoy a busy venue. The food was pretty good & the venue was comfortable and casual which is what you want when your on holiday, right. Tails offers an extensive menu & the prices are very reasonable for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stockton Street NELSON BAY 2315, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia (Formerly Tails restuarant At Nelson Bay Bowling Club)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4981 4906
Description
Overlooking the pristine waters of Port Stephens from Level 1 of the Nelson Bay Bowling and Recreation Club, Tails Restaurant offers superb dining facilities with a great range of value for money, fresh quality meals. Tails' modern Australian cuisine features a range of gourmet signature dishes as well as many traditional favourites. Open 7 days for lunch and dinner.Kids welcome!

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