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Shoal Bay Country Club

35-45 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4981 1555
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Nice venue but food needs improving

Visited on a beautiful winters day. The venue is nice with unobscured water views and casual decor... read more

Reviewed today
Louise G
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Big big mistake

Wanted to book some space for a group to watch the Australian Rugby Union Team on a big screen... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MissMD
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Melbourne
via mobile
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The Shoal Bay Country Club is home to a range of bars and dining options and offers entertainment, sporting and social events, competitions, raffles and giveaways. The Whitesands Function Centre hosts weddings and formal dinners as well as award winning conferencing and team building events.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good18%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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“bruschetta” (2 reviews)
“down stairs” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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35-45 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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+61 2 4981 1555
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Reviewed today via mobile

Visited on a beautiful winters day. The venue is nice with unobscured water views and casual decor. Service is good however you go up and order at the bar as well as pick up your own food so there's not a lot of serving being...More

Thank Louise G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wanted to book some space for a group to watch the Australian Rugby Union Team on a big screen. Rang and left a message, walked in and was greeted with the WORST service ever! Bar maid (older women) gave me serious attitude, yes, there was...More

3  Thank MissMD
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dined here Sunday night in the nice upstairs venue. Also had a chance to have a walk around the entire pub and have a few drinks downstairs. They have done a wonderful job in the fitout of this place and I wish I had more...More

2  Thank Adam H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Country Club has recently been revamped and the result is a much more accessible and user friendly venue. The views of the Bay & the Heads from the restaurant upstairs are as good as you will find anywhere ! ( Try to book a...More

Thank 79suzannem79
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had family visiting from Canberra so took them to Mermaids for brunch. What a horrible experience !! We simply changed one order from banana bread to 2 poached eggs on toast - paid for the change. A huge drama to do this involving the manager...More

3  Thank honestdiner2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Congratulations Shoal Bay Country Club, your food,staff and service were excellent for our group of 15 adults and 7 children last Saturday night. Thank you for looking after our cake and taking a great group photo. Our friends stayed at Ramada for 4 nights and...More

Thank candi370
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has been revamped and it looks great. Staff are so friendly. The meals are reasonably priced and very large servings. Coukd not fault the club. Great views of shoal bay Not sure if they have lift to accommodate.wheelchairs and prams

Thank nonnieben
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We went to Mermaids for a late breakfast. Staff were friendly, greeting us and pointing us to a table. Upon ordering, staff were again friendly and appeared to accommodate a couple of changes and add ons to our order. The drinks came out first and...More

3  Thank Tania R
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Come very often and have lately been continually disappointed. Last time I ordered the rib eye on the bone medium rare and it came out blue. They threw it back on the grill for me and cremated it for me. The staff weren’t very friendly...More

6  Thank TM2315
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Very disappointed with the service, tried to get a glass of water and waited and waited, still didn't happen! Food was good but definitely need to improve the service.

3  Thank Denise L
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