Social Bowls | Casual Bookings & Club Play

Play social bowls at Sydney's Neutral Bay Club. Our social bowling is friendly, competitive & fun. The Sports Bar & Bistro offer snacks & drinks during play. The club offers two different forms of social bowls, with flexible catering options available if required. Please read below to determine which options are best for you. 

Casual Social Bowls

The club provides a casual social bowls service, in which up to ten people can play un-hosted barefoot bowls for up to two hours.  The cost is $15 per person. If you choose this option, please reserve a bowling rink for two hours. The Bistro can provide greenside platters during your bowling. If you wish to order greenside platters, please contact the club on 9953 2066 at least 24 hours prior to commencement. Greenside platters are only available from 12:00 to 21:00. For those starting earlier, the Bistro opens at 12:00 for lunch. 

Bookings are advisable. Please book a bowling rink by calling the club on 9953 2066. Please head to the main bar on arrival and the staff will set the green up for you. 

For groups of larger than ten, the club provides a fully hosted barefoot bowls experience. Groups of less than ten can also choose this option if required. Please go to the barefoot bowls page for further information about this service. 

Club Social Bowls

Club managed social bowls is held on the Neutral Bay Club green at the following times:

  • Wednesday morning (Women)
  • Wednesday afternoon (Men)
  • Saturday afternoon (Men and Women)

Social matches are organised to foster inclusion, enjoyment, congeniality and a love of bowls and are usually followed by drinks on the balcony and shared companionship. Experienced bowlers are always on hand to help visitors improve their technique and tactical appreciation. 

Throughout the year the club runs a variety of events that combine bowls and fun. These include themed Twilight Bowls, World Cup Bowls (a bowls version of the soccer, cricket and rugby world cups!), Tennis versus Bowls and President’s Day. The club also runs social bowls events on national or state holidays such as Australia Day, Anzac Day and Queens’ Birthday.

Please contact Mark on 9953 2066 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in coming to the club to particpate in club managed social bowls. 


  Free WiFi Hotspot

Stay connected with the outside world during meetings and parties via our free wi-fi and mobile phone charging service

Tea and Coffee

Enjoy fresh barista-brewed coffee, hot chocolate or tea anytime of the day. 

  Fox Sports Venue

Watch Fox Sports on our wide-screen TVs enjoying our draft and bottled beer and carefully selected range of wine

  Home-Style Bistro

Enjoy our soups, steaks, schnitzels, seafood and fish dishes, pizzas, pastas and salads, plus our chef's specials

Located in the Heart of Neutral Bay



Contact Details

The Neutral Bay Club
3 Westleigh Street
Neutral Bay
New South Wales
Australia 2089

+61 2 9953 2066

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Opening Hours

 Monday  |   10:00 - 23:00
 Tuesday  |   10:00 - 23:00
 Wednesday  |   08:30 - 23:00
 Thursday  |   10:00 - 23:00
 Friday  |  10:00 - 23:00
 Saturday  |  09:00 - 23:00
 Sunday  |  10:00 - 22:00


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