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The Boardwalk - Ballina RSL

££ - £££
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Ballina RSL | 240 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
+61 2 6686 2544
08:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Wed 08:00 - 23:00
Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As you would expect from a large modern RSL - good food at great prices. Window seat is a beautiful view across the boardwalk.

Thank Wingnut88
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This club has excellent food and very nice friendly staff. Newly renovated and lovely relaxing decor. The gentleman at the desk where you sign in was very friendly and welcoming. There was a very friendly lady in the dining area that clears the tables. This lady made the effort to come over to my husband and I and explain the... More 

Thank 1sydneysider
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The 3 of us had a great dinner here,one was risotto which was fresh and large,they are renovating up stairs so I think it will be even better in the future.

Thank which_hat
Melbourne, Australia
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch with friends here recently. Fantastic spot on the Boardwalk at Ballina, great tapas menu and friendly staff. A beautiful sunny day topped it off.

Thank Vicky T
Perth, Australia
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227 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this club from Perth and we were surprised to see how big it was and so many people dining on a Tuesday night. The food list is big and prices are very reasonable, even for non-members. And on top of that, the view over the river is fantastic. Efficient staff in a well organised place.

Thank jcme41
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited from interstate this week and I have to say that this RSL club is right up there with some of the best. Firstly it is right on the water, a view from every seat. Sunset was very nice. The. Luv itself is undergoing renovations but from the inside you would t even realise. The decor is very nice.... More 

Thank Samantha R
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here 2 nights running. Pizza was great and other meals / choices fine. Great view and staff do a great job considering turnover.

Thank DOug57_10
Newcastle, Australia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice buffet meal and reasonable price. Staff very friendly with reasonable bar prices. Club is on s great location.

Thank mitchjills
Brisbane, Australia
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76 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting beside the water. We had two meals here - one was lunch (just toasted sandwiches), but they were really nice so we decided to try it for dinner also, and were surprised by how lovely the meals were. It was pretty packed when we went, but the meals came out in a timely manner. Would definitely recommend.

Thank moo2oz
Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just your your typical club meal. Nothing oustanding!!! Had Seafood Basket which was your standard meal you seem to get at club with Panko Calamari, Battered Prawns, Battered Fish with an overload of chips.

Thank Kirk S
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Hello Kirk, Thank you for your comments and the time you have taken to write your review, they are appreciated. Staff & Management Ballina RSL Club More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$36
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballina RSL | 240 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6686 2544
Stylish and chic.... inviting, relaxing and comfortable.... fabulous waterfront location … it’s a combination restaurant, brasserie and bistro … all rolled into one … there’s such a vast selection of culinary treats … from gourmet cuisine to wholesome and hearty family favourites … and so much that’s fresh, delicious and affordable!Our 3-time ‘Chef’s Table’ gold medal winners bring you a whole new dining experience … and the emphasis is on quality … quality seafood, salads, pastas, steaks, and kids meals … and we really do have ‘the works’!The menu includes a whole new range of snacks (simple or gourmet) that are also available around the clock from the River Café … and you can enjoy these snacks in any of our comfortable lounge areas … so, whether you’ve settled in to watch the big-screen action in the sports lounge … you’re meeting a business client … or simply enjoying some sunset drinks with friends … we’ve got something scrumptious for you

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