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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2/18-20 Clarence Street | Clarence House, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We are from the eastern suburbs of Sydney, heading north to warmer parts for a few weeks. We were spending two nights in Port Macquarie. We found Bill’s Fishhouse on the Internet. It was a true find. Pleasant atmosphere, attentive staff, great food, reasonable prices....More

Thank raygf1
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had an awesome dinner - food was delicious, atmosphere was good and the staff were friendly, helpful and attentive. Our entrees were fried squid, seared scallops and BBQ prawns - all were great. I had the catch of the day which was actually a...More

Thank ehall87
Reviewed 4 days ago

Bills was recommended to me, so I took some friends there for dinner this week and the food was delicious. What added to the experience was the friendly and helpful staff. Thank you for making our experience memorable and looking after us so well!!

Thank Sonnie15
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

You're very welcome Sonnie15. We're pleased you enjoyed your recent dining experience with us at Bills. We hope to welcome you again soon. Best, Leasa, Chris and team Bills Fishhouse

Reviewed 6 days ago

As a regular visitor to Port Macquarie, I have been back to Bill's for a third time in as many months, mainly due to the delicious food, friendly staff, ambience and great wine menu. Last evening I tried the Jewfish special with lentils and charred...More

Thank michellewN5880KM
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you michellewN5880KM for being a regular guest at Bills. We're so thrilled to hear you enjoy your dining experience each time. We appreciate you taking the time to share your kind feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warmest regards, Leasa, Chris...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite being a cool Friday night with not too many people around, Bills was buzzing and because I didn't have a booking I was fortunate to be allocated a spot at the bar. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable, the menu was full of locally...More

Thank majortom961
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you majortom961 ! We're so pleased you enjoyed the vibe, menu and team's service. Thanks so much for the recommendation too. Best, Leasa, Chris and team Bills Fishhouse

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hip decor, staff friendly, blackboard menu creative. Scallops were delicious, just which it could have been BYO wine.

Thank laurenp659
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much Laurenp659 ! We appreciate the 5 star rating and lovely comments. We hope to host you again soon. Best, Leasa, Chris and team Bills Fishhouse

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff there are well drilled, professional and yet warm. They seem happy to serve without interaction, or answer questions knowledgeably, quickly, and in a friendly way. The food was outstanding from the starter to the mains and then dessert. The wine list is suitable...More

Thank Innesfree
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Fantastic Innesfree ! Thanks so much for the kind review and comments. Good news we're currently reviewing our beer selection to ensure we have more of a boutique selection to match our boutique Wine List, we really appreciate this feedback. Thanks for the recommendation too....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we recently enjoyed a lovely dinner at Bills , love the open style kitchen and we very much enjoyed our food , service was excellent ,

Thank 238Aussies
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Great to hear 238 Aussies. Thanks for taking the time to share you lovely review. We hope to see you again soon. Warmest regards, Leasa, Chris and team Bills Fishhouse

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here and the food was good. Unfortunately our cooked prawns were still slightly raw but these were replaced with no fuss. The dessert was delicious and the sticky wine good. Because of our raw prawn experience our dessert wine was on the house....More

Thank Valerie P
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Valerie P for your kind review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed the team's service. We appreciate the recommendation too. Apologies about the prawns, the dessert wine was our pleasure and we're glad you enjoyed. We hope to welcome you back to Bills...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The new fish restaurant in Port. Professional us style open kitchen on a busy fully booked night. Yep like everywhere else these days its noisy and some of us had difficulty understanding the extensive options which might be better written down then conveyed to a...More

Thank moriac
Leasa H, Owner at Bills Fishhouse + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for sharing your recent dining experience Moriac. We appreciate the kind feedback and comments. We hope to welcome you again soon. Best, Leasa, Chris and team Bills Fishhouse

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LeisureMerchant
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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LeisureMerchant
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
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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