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Bluewater Grill

££ - £££
Australian, Seafood
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Nelson Bay Golf Club, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bluewater Grill is part of the golf club and the food was very good, but the golf club building and restaurant burned down 20 months ago. The club still functions in a limited way, as does the Bluewater. Limited menu and only open for dinner on the weekends, otherwise about 10 am to 4 pm daily for lunch & snacks.... More 

Thank timekeeper28
60WillS, Manager at Bluewater Grill, responded to this review

Thank You for your response, we are glad you enjoyed your meal, yes the ambiance isn't great but its all that we have right now, we have had to sell our house to stay in business, we have tried to keep the standard of food the same as we have for the last 5 years (even in the Tin Shed)... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Restaurant only in a demountable building the owner doesn't seem happy doing his job food very average will never eat there again.

Thank Troy W
Nelson Bay, Australia
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123 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
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 

2 Thank ChrisandKaryn
Port Stephens, Australia
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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.

Thank sandryan2015
Nelson Bay, Australia
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123 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
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 

2 Thank ChrisandKaryn
Nelson Bay, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

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

1 Thank Keith B
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank DB1257lm
Corlette, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

Thank RodSharon
Longreach, Australia
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank Kathy G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Australian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?