The Point Restaurant and Bar team is proud to introduce our very talented and passionate Head Chef, Mariano Perpignano. 

Working all around the world in Argentina, England, Spain and Australia, Mariano brings an intercontinental passion to his food creations. He combines his experience with his background to create flavours and culinary experiences that customers wont forget. 

Mariano always puts his attention to detail and looks forward to expanding the fine dining experience for diners at The Point Restaurant and Bar. 

In his last position, Mariano was awarded best new restaurant in 2011 and won first place in the Beer and Beer Club in 2012.


The Point Ballina is at the heart of Ballina’s alluring beachside lifestyle; fusing together casually elegant dining and stylish surroundings.

With Ballina’s most incredible sunset river views, The Point is the perfect place for you and your guests to celebrate your wedding and soak up the sun-drenched surrounds and coastal sea breeze.

Situated on the majestic Richmond River, under the Ramada Hotel & Suites, The Point is a unique dining, bar, entertainment and function venue offering a panorama of the river and hinterland on the waterfront in Ballina.