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The Point

2 Martin St | Underneath the Ramada, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
+61 2 6618 1188
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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“oysters” (10 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
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2 Martin St | Underneath the Ramada, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Point has a great view over the river which adds to the ambience of the dining experience, the food is top quality and the wine list very affordable.

Thank james4trees
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, Nice food, good service. Food took a bit of time to be served but the wait was rewarded with tasty and good quality of food. Cocktails were excellent too

Thank Gaby A
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Good food. Good service. Oysters were yum Salads impressive Lovely lounge area for drinks Nice views of river Friendly unpretentious staff

Thank Carly_384
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I recently visited The Point for lunch with a new work colleague. The service upon arrival was pleasant and we were able to select our preferred table from the wide selection available (now I know why)... Drinks and food (gnocchi x 2) were ordered, the...More

3  Thank Lisette L
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

As we had not been to Ballina for some time we wanted a nice dining experience with a good view We found the Point Restaurant on Saturday afternoon and stopped for a drink At this time the staff were nice and as the water view...More

4  Thank Nerilyn A
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Had brekkie here after a night at Ramada. Food was nice but not special. Pretty under seasoned. However poached eggs were exceptionally well cooked. So cudos there. Problem wad that staff seemed really put out to be awake at that hour. To be fair... 10h30...More

1  Thank Gerhard P
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Staying at the Ramada, we went down for Happy Hour drinks and some tapas. We then gladly stayed for dinner! Wonderful view out over the river to the hinterland! Sunset was spectacular, the the storm clouds over the horizon rolled in, putting on quite a...More

Thank wwwol
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Food is of good quality prepared poorly . Found the food bland . All the food we had missed the mark . Have no interest in returning to spend good money on lame food

2  Thank tappo1964
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Happy hour is great, but don't order after as its over priced :-( sorry views are amazing but hit and miss with meals and staff!

3  Thank Michellesholidays
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Point has lovely views over the Richmond River. The food is good, the service is hit and miss, depends on the staff member.

6  Thank Scott U
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Response from Kathy C | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Bernadetteshanahan13 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is reasonable although last time I stayed the restaurant was closed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Martin St | Underneath the Ramada, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6618 1188
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