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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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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
“oysters” (9 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Martin St | Underneath the Ramada, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Lisette L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Nerilyn A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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

Thank tappo1964
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

1  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.

3  Thank Scott U
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The food is good but, even though this is a small restaurant, the service is slow and seemingly untrained. This would be costing the business in a number of ways. "Do you want to grab a wine?" did not go down well. The coffee machine...More

1  Thank jagg686
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed. My father and I ordered the barramundi. It would be the worst fish we have EVERE eaten, it was basically mush. My mother ordered the Portuguese chicken dish which was bland. The only positive the service was efficient & pleasant.

Thank Iluvshoes247
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Today I visited the Point in Ballina for a few casual cocktails with some girlfriends. We were extremely impressed with Jake and Seamus' attention and service. We will absolutely return.

Thank Lucie R
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carol i
10 June 2017|
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Response from Kathy C | Reviewed this property |
Unsure, sorry
Brooke W
28 November 2016|
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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
Groups, Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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