The Ten Best Places to Play Lawn Bowls in Brisbane for 2023
Whether you're looking to play with your mates or some of the family, each of these Brisbane lawn bowls clubs will have you sorted.
Given its prime riverside location in New Farm, it's no wonder that Merthyr Bowls Club is one of Brisbane's best bowls clubs. Who doesn't want to pair an afternoon on the green with a water view and a refreshing breeze?
MERTHYR BOWLS CLUB, NEW FARM
Okay, so you can't enjoy a game of bowls in the heart of the CBD, but venturing to the Breakfast Creek area in Newstead is just as good. The Boo, short for Booroodabin Bowls Club, is the city's only 100 percent social bowls cluband Queensland's oldest.
THE BOO, NEWSTEAD
This Brisbane bowls club has that perfect blend of old school charm and new wave experiences. It will still just cost you just $6 to play a game for two hours, but there's stacks more to do here.
CAMP HILL BOWLS CLUB, CAMP HILL
There's clearly something special going on in Brisbane's inner southeast. A mere suburb away from Camp Hill's great facilities sits Norman Park's own bowls club.
NORMAN PARK BOWLS CLUB, NORMAN PARK
If there's one thing that'll get even the laziest person to a bowls club, it's the prices at the bar and restaurant. West Toowong Bowls Club knows this, and you can expect to find one of the city's cheapest pot of beer — the Bowlers Brew.
WEST TOOWONG BOWLS CLUB, TARINGA
Windsor Bowls Club is the unsung hero of Brisbane's barefoot bowls world. Thanks to its sizeable yet cosy bar, dropping in just for a beverage — or for a parma on Wednesday and Friday nights — is completely understandable.
WINDSOR BOWLS CLUB, WINDSOR
Let's face it: food, drinks, bowls — you can find all three at a whole heap of places around town. You won't find a cute cafe anywhere other than Red Hill Bowls though — which is what makes this inner west spot stand out from the crowd.
RED HILL COMMUNITY SPORTS CLUB, RED HILL
Trust New Farm to boast not one, but two spots for barefoot bowling fun. At New Farm Bowls Club you'll spy greenery as far as the eye can see, with the club just across the road from New Farm Park.
NEW FARM BOWLS CLUB, NEW FARM
If you're a keen foodie, you've probably spent plenty of time in Ascot and Hamilton. You mightn't have ventured to the bowls club nearby, though. Gallopers can host up to 112 lawn bowlers and there's also a bar and a bistro on-site.
GALLOPERS SPORTS CLUB, ASCOT
We know, we know — because Point Lookout Bowls Club is on Straddie, you can't just organise an impromptu game of lawn bowls whenever the feeling strikes, but pre-planning is a small price to pay for a prime island location.
POINT LOOKOUT BOWLS CLUB, NORTH STRADBROKE ISLAND
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