Situated along the pristine waters of Port Stephens, Nelson Bay Bowling & Recreation Club provides the perfect venue to experience all that the local region has to offer in the way of sport, leisure and entertainment. The club has been a favourite venue amongst locals and visitors for over 50 years and has maintained a strong community focus by supporting many area sporting, community and charity groups.

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Saw The 60’s 70’s show on Sat night at the club, best night I’ve had in ages, great band, very entertaining, cant wait for them to come back.

Tele Stratman

Nicole and the team are AMAZING! The atmosphere, food, staff and service could not be better and I would highly recommend having a function here to anyone and everyone! Nothing was too hard or too much to ask of them and they delivered with 110% effort. The food is delicious and very large servings and it made our day ever so special! Thank you so much to all of the staff for a wonderful day at our function!!

Rhiannon Penn

We went to the club for the first time yesterday, 8 adults & 6 kids. The meals were all amazing and the kids were welcomed and they did run around, we sat near the play area, they could have more play equipment but couldn’t fault the meals or service. Had a great time & really enjoyed the food, everyone did. Would definitely go back again.

Trudy Balstad

The food at this club is excellent, the staff are all warm and friendly. If staying at the Hotel behind the Bowling Club it is so easy to walk to whether it be dinner, coffee and cake or just relaxing with a drink. To have dinner looking out the window to activity on the water is just lovely. I hope to get back one day as we live interstate.

Amanda Cruickshanks

This is one of my two favourite places to eat in the bay. The staff are always happy to share a smile & a chat. The food is wonderful & I recommend it to all whom I meet.

Julie Chauncy

What a great way to spend a Friday evening; live music, cheese plate, nice glass of red and an excellent view from the Crows Nest! Perfect weather sitting on the balcony enjoying the sunset!

Tracy Smith-Transton

We love this club, have become members even though we live in the Blue Mountains. Food is always exceptional and the staff are very friendly. We are even having our wedding reception here!

Leah Maher

Thankyou to all the people involved in looking after the Nelson Bay High School reunion this weekend. You gave us fantastic service and I highly recommend the Crows Nest room for any functions.

Cath Partridge

This has been our ‘local’ for the last 18 years! Terrific club throughout. My husband Rob’s 60th in the Crows Nest Room about a month ago was amazing in every way.

Christine Hilton
Thank you Nicole for all your organisation and communication.
Paige had a fantastic time and our family and friends had a wonderful night.
Our guests loved the venue, atmosphere, and food.
Special shout out to Terrance on the bar, he was extremely helpful, friendly, and full of character.
We just wanted to say thank you and to let you know everything fantastic.
The food was absolutely amazing, you were right too much the serving sizes were actually very generous. Every one commented on the food.
The staff were also fantastic with a special mention to the bartender on the night whoa he was amazing, so polite so attentive to everyone.
So again a huge thank you for making our celebration perfect



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