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Blue Water Grill

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Australian, Seafood
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Nelson Bay Golf Club, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
49814256
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Nelson Bay, Australia
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103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

With its beautiful views of the fairway and the chance of seeing the resident kangaroos lazing around, The Blue Water Grill offers lunch specials (I think they change monthly. Usually, in these types of Bistros I steer away from anything with the word Asian in it as I find they are not really asian but this time I decided to... More 

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Port Stephens, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Until the fire in late 2015 this was a great restaurant. Varied menu, well presented, reasonably priced, great outlook. Always kangaroos passing by in the evening or just enjoy the ambiance of the serenity of the golf links. Looking forward to the new club and the continued service from the Blue Water Grill in 2017.

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Nelson Bay, Australia
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103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We ate in the temporary Blue Water Grill while the club house is being rebuilt and both times we were happy with our meals. They have a $10 lunch menu that changes monthly and you don't need to have played a round of golf to enjoy these specials. The view over the fairways is beautiful and the atmosphere is casual... More 

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1 Thank ChrisandKaryn
Nelson Bay, Australia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Excellent casual dining in temporary clubhouse for both golfers and casual visitors. Good value and friendly atmosphere.

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Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

First time to the Golf club for dinner and we went for the French night. Started with a baked camembert which was fantastic and very generous. Shared the entrée with another at my table an still sent some back as I didn't want to ruin my main. I ordered the cassolet (not sure how to spell it) and it was... More 

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Corlette, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

The food was delicious and pleniful. As a local I will be revisiting this restaurant for it's choice and great service.

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Longreach, Australia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

My food expectations are low in seaside towns like Nelsons Bay - from experience. Blue water Grill was a pleasant surprise, prices were in the low $20s and the food was good. The pork cutlet deserves a special mention, great sauce with baby spinach and sliced Apple; and crunchy bits of toffee and nuts was a nice extra. Service was... More 

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Sydney
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

We checked out the menu online as we didn't know which local club would be nice to visit for a meal. I had the lambs fry with a crumbed brain, mushroom and onion gravy, wilted spinach and mash. Yummy. I love offal. You can't always get it everywhere, in fact in most places don't serve offal. My partner had steak... More 

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Melbourne
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

Looked forward to our return visit here. It did not disappoint. We booked Sunday night and ordered slow cooked Pork Belly with crispy crackling. Wow. very impressed by the melt in the mouth pork belly and the crisp crackling. Service very good. Bar prices are very reasonable and us Victorians can only be envious as to how cheap the drinks... More 

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Audlem, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

We always enjoy going here. The menu is big as are the portions. There is a constantly changing specials board. The calamari is my particular favourite however everything I've had there has been fantastic. I'd love to try the mixed grill but it looks a bit too big for me!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Bay Golf Club, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: 49814256

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?