North Ballarat Sports Club

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43 reviews
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Ballarat's Premier Community Club featuring Bistro, Sportsbar, Functions and Bingo. Our kitchen serves Ballarat's best parma and a range of Club classics. Enjoy Club facilities and other entertainment at Eureka Stadium.
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HR
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

North Ballarat sports club is a wonderful venue you are welcomed at entry football players that played at vfl afl level is a magnificant achievement the bar staff are very friendly as well the bistro staff food is very very delicious you can't fault anything Ray who mangersmembers draw and raffles is a great mc and he does a magnificent job also the club its self is professionally run

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ST
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Yummy food (as always) and accommodating to the kids. We always like coming here for a family dinner!

We were sat near what seemed like a function that made the whole restaurants be a little loud. I feel the group could have been closed off somehow?

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Enjoy eating at the club, restaurant service is always amazing unfortunately the same can’t be said for the bar staff... hit & miss both times, older ladies need to learn to SMILE, it’s not hard!

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Went there for dinner,meal was beautiful,staff was friendly,will be back next time we are in Ballarat

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P
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

Meals were pretty ordinary - Chips were not only salted but over salted which was unnecessary as my husband doesn't eat salt and that's why we have salt and pepper shakers on our tables.

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SG
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We have gone to the North BALLARAT Sports club quite a few times. The menu is fairly limited and standard fare but it is cooked well and consistent with the quality. The staff are absolutely lovely and we have never had any issues.

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TJ
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 3

Very accommodating and the meals very nice. Great Service and the meals didnt take long at all

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KP
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great menu and service. We were a table of 6 and all meals were served together.

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RO
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2018
Overall 4food 2service 5ambience 5

Seniors menu affordable but the food quality has slipped lately.

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MG
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 4

The food on this occasion was TERRIBLE. It was dinnertime and we had the carvery. All of the meat was dried out and tasted like it had been reheated from lunchtime. There was a very meagre choice of vegetables and the potatoes were falling apart and stuck to the dish. Very disappointing.

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RK
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

always greeted by super efficient and friendly staff, meals are good, even the taped music is good. have never waited long for meals, just good, good, good.

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P
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed an Excellent meal, with our table right next to the window. It was certainly value for money.
Have to admit the coffe was as nice as expected.

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TH
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

This venue is easy to access and the service is very good. The charming young man at the front took our orders and was most helpful with my elderly mother's comfort and enjoyment of her meal.
Teresa

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LS
Sydney / NSW
3 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic roasts , it’s best Sunday lunch around. Staff friendly and helpful

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HR
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

More than happy with the ambience, the staff were friendly and nothing was to much trouble, we go from Bendigo for the Sunday carvery and are never disappointed. Toilets are very clean as well as the whole complex.

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MH
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, great atmosphere and family friendly! Had a great night out with the family for a Birthday Party 😁

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S
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

Having the carvery the waitress failed to mention what our desert options were. When we went to the counter to order, she never even apologised rather stating "I should have told you what you could have but didn't". I went to ask a question when she jumped down my throat repeating "I should have told you you can only order from the cake fridge but I forgot". No apologies, rude as and never even allowed me to ask the question of "if I pay the difference, can I order from the a-la-carte" menu. This same waitress made the same mistake to the table next to us as well.
Absolutely disgusting.

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LF
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very easy to make booking online. All staff were very welcoming and friendly. Great choice of food, large servings.

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KJ
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Really enjoyed our meal. We went for my birthday and we had a great time. The food was nice. I like that there was a free colouring book for the kids, good idea.
The man running the raffle was very entertaining and did a good job.

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A
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 4

We waited 40 mins for meals and the steak meals were cold. The beef from the carvery was very good. I rang at 4 to book and left a msg but did not get a call back 5.45. I had already booked on line as I was organising dinner for 7 people and needed to let them know. The staff member that rang back had no idea I had already booked via website and said that system doesn’t work very well.

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HW
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very accommodating, great value and quality, very friendly staff. Highly recommend.

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AW
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very friendly Staff. Great service and food was just what we needed. Very nice Venue.

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We travelled to Ballarat to see relative and went out for dinner. We were a bit surprised at the cost of the meals since Ballarat seems to be a mid to low economic area. the food was great though. The bar drinks were also to everyone's liking including the coffee.
The Raffle was on during the period we were there so we were able to take part as a bit of fun.
The kids menu was good with the exception of the noodles that had a lot of vegetables that most children wouldn't eat.
The service overall was great and the venue is agreeable to the club scene with all amenities clean and accessible.

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food friendly service,great value, good variety menu

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B
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was great, service was fantastic, great prices, we often go to north Ballarat sports club for special occasions

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were meeting friends to watch football so we had lunch first , the Carvery was super .... lots of variety and beautiful flavours.. we will be back . I also booked online which made it easy when we arrived as they had a table ready for us and we were early but no trouble to seat us ...

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OD
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A fantastic dining experience as always at the North Ballarat Sports Club. Staff are friendly and attentive, meals arrive quickly, taste delicious and are great value (especially with a members card) and the view of the stadium is exceptional. Highly recommended, plus they cater for my wife's food allergy.

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We had a good evening with family from Melbourne. The good was good and everyone enjoyed themselves. Our only complaint was our the position of our table was such that we experienced a cold draught from the front door constantly opening. This was especially felt by the people on that side of the table.

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
4 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

The Carvery: I was a little disappointed with food and presentation. The broccoli looked very dry so I gave that amiss

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HM
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely friendly staff a+++
Quick service
Relaxing

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great night out good meals good prices fast service and very pleasent staff

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
4 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2016
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Of the five meals ordered, three were very good. The Seniors roast beef was dry and appeared to be a left over. It was moistened with gravy. Disappointing
One of the steaks was very underdone. The lemon meringuie was excellent, however the Spanish doughnuts were very oily, not really edible, possibly the oil was not hot enough to prevent them being soggy and oily - again disappointing.

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great dining experience, great service highly recommended

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
4 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

North Ballarat Sports Club is a great venue with great food and at great value.

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

My husband and I took our nearly 5 year old granddaughter out for dinner as she was having a sleepover, and this started the night very well indeed.

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TJ
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Went out for my birthday as I received a discount for being a member and the meals were lovely and great service. Would definitely go again.

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
4 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

The service between Main and dessert was slow, otherwise the night was very good. Had to ask for the dessert to be served.

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The meal was value for money. The service was fast and friendly. The bistro has nice ambiance.

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Met in Ballarat as it was halfway for family and friends. Had never been to Ballarat Sports club and we weren't disappointed at all. Customer Service was brilliant from the moment we arrived until we left. Food menu was great and as we had 2 children with us, the seating was perfect. We were placed right at the back and the children were able to have room to play without bothering other tables which allowed the two mum's to relax and not worry. Thank you so much for a fantastic experience and we will certainly be back. Regards Harry.

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2016
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service, food and value for money. Next time we are in Ballarat we will return!

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