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Bills Fishhouse + Bar

2/18-20 Clarence Street | Clarence House, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
+61 2 6584 7228
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sardines” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (61 reviews)
“kingfish” (18 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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2/18-20 Clarence Street | Clarence House, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

Situated in the centre of Port Macquarie, this casual restaurant has excellent local fresh seafood and great oysters. Started with 6 Pacific Oysters from Coffin Bay and 6 local Sydney Rock Oysters from the Hastings River, followed by a local swordfish fillet with Asparagus, lemon,...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have been on several occasions. Staff have been extremely helpful when we arrived without a reservation and went out of their way to seat us. Food is good specials are great value. Background noise or music is a bit loud but very good ambience and...More

Thank yatesneil
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a family dinner at Bills. We were starving and ordered lots and it was all scrumptious. The sardines were yum. Zucchini flowers were great too. My son loved his steak but he’s not keen on mushrooms which were in abundance, so that’s great...More

Thank eafromsydney
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved ❤️it from start to finish. Well trained knowledgeable staff, great hum and vibe🕺 and the meals, spectacular . These people know how to cook seafood ! A delightful experience!😘. We will be back!

Thank Simon R
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Simon R ! Lovely feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Best, Leasa, Chris and team Bills Fishhouse

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bills' never fails to disappoint, this time it was just the two of us on a very rare 'date night' and, as we couldn't decide what to have (as seems to always be the problem here!), we decided to try the 'Seafood Share'. Rather than...More

Thank Africanroar
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Fantastic to hear Africanroar ! We're so pleased you enjoyed your date night with us and the Seafood Share. We will pass on your great feedback to our Chefs and team. You're most welcome, thank you for returning and we look forward to hosting you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

After being let down by another restaurant we had booked (see Porto Bistro...but don't go there) we turned up at Bills without a booking at peak time with 8 people. They were full but when they heard why we were wandering the streets they insisted...More

Thank Michael D
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Michael D for the lovely review and kind comments. We're pleased we were able to accommodate you and that you had a wonderful celebration. Best, Leasa, Chris and team Bills Fishhouse

Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved every moment at Bills from the entree to desserts our food was delicious, the staff friendly and attentive, venue vibe, quality, fun and relaxed. Highly Recommend

Thank DaniellaR252
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Many thanks DaniellaR252 for your lovely feedback. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent dining experience and really appreciate the recommendation. Warmest regards, Leasa, Chris and team Bills Fishhouse

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always, we had a wonderful experience at Bill's Fishhouse. We are still talking about the wonderful flavours of the food and how your restaurant really is the best restaurant in Port Macquarie.

Thank vickydavies2018
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you vickydavies2018 ! It's always an absolute pleasure to host you. Many thanks for the kind words and 5 star rating. Warmest regards, Leasa, Chris and team Bills Fishhouse

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were too many choices, we couldn’t decide.... so we let the chef decide for us... delicious, delicious, delicious. REAL seafood with a difference, no chips and no batter, just perfect. The stuffed zucchini flowers were a standout. Friendly, efficient staff helped make an enjoyable...More

Thank Stephen-Trudy C
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Fantastic Stephen-Trudy C ! Great to hear. We're pleased you had a lovely evening with us. Warmest regards, Leasa, Chris and team Bills Fishhouse

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our second visit - returning because we enjoyed our meal when we were in Port Macquarie last year. We loved the BBQ King Prawns which we shared - tasty but not overwhelming BBQ flavour and the prawns were "meaty" and beautifully cooked. The Golden Band...More

Thank Sue T
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Sue T. Fabulous feedback. We appreciate it. We hope to host you again soon. Best, Leasa, Chris and team Bills Fishhouse

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PlacesIVisit
22 April 2017|
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Response from Leasa H | Property representative |
Hi there, Apologies for the delay reply. Absolutely, we usually have vegetarians specials available on our 'Market Board' and please speak to our team as we can also accommodate personal requests for vegetarian. We hope... More
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PlacesIVisit
22 April 2017|
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Response from Claudia R | Reviewed this property |
There are a few dishes on the menu but no, I wouldn't take a vegetarian there.
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Helen G
3 April 2017|
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Response from Leasa H | Property representative |
Hi Helen Thanks for your enquiry. Unfortunately we are not open for lunch however open for dinner. We hope to welcome you soon. Warm regards Leasa and team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2/18-20 Clarence Street | Clarence House, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Port Macquarie
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6584 7228
  • E-mail
Description
A casual, modern dining space that embraces locally sourced, seasonal and sustainable ingredients to produce simple, uncomplicated food. A space that boasts a buzzing vibe. A place for a casual evening drink, a shared feast with friends or a light bite after a beach day. Aimed to bring people together over a mutual love of good food, good wine and good times.... this is BILLS Fishhouse.
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