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Sails on the Bay

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15 Elwood Foreshore, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9525 6933
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 16:00
Fri 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you're looking for a beach side location with a view to die for, "Sails' is what you're looking for. This stunning location is next to the Elwood sailing club so easy to find, but signage is almost non existent. Service was fantastic; very attentive and pleasant. The $40 midweek lunchtime special (with wine) is great value and a nice... More 

Thank Psychmyke
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fabulous dining experience, with a romantic sunset to finish off the evening. The food was delicious and the service outstanding. A great wine list to accompany the dishes. I felt the serves could have been a bit more generous, a little on the sparse side for the price, but it did not distract from the flavour or presentation. We... More 

Thank Sylvia K
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch 24 January 2017 birthday lunch excellent food excellent service.The ocean view, the room we had the set lunch menu.

Thank Neil S
Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I had lunch in the cafe at Sails on the Bay. It was a windy day but the waiter insisted we sat outside in a veranda with clear plastic sides rolled down even though we said that we wanted to sit inside. There was no-one else in the cafe at the time. He showed us to a... More 

Thank MarionClark
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This place is outstanding. The service is exceptional. Kom is fantastic. The food never disappoints. And the view. Well. The best.

Thank Tony P
Melbourne, Australia
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116 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I love Sails on the Bay because of the gorgeous view of Elwood Beach and if you go for dinner, sunset is an added bonus. Service is always exceptional. We enjoyed the crab croquettes and dark chocolate creme brulee but were disappointed with the eye fillet as it was nothing special. We'll be trying the set menu next time.

Thank 1986theatretraveller
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Decided to try the food before committing to a planned function booking. The menu was limited, and the food sparingly placed on the plate however the service staff are lovely and the view is great. We have also met with a wedding planner Brooke on two occasions and she is also lovely and amenable. Would return. Definitely if the menu... More 

Thank Heidi S
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views. Food is very very bad. Even worse than in a shopping centre food court. What a shame.

1 Thank Max K
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived and were seated at a table directly in front of the entrance. There was a table with about 20 people next to us and on the other side of them was a large group gathering. It was very noisy as we arrived. We asked to be moved to another empty table for 4, a bit further from the... More 

1 Thank ray c
Brisbane, Australia
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93 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Have visited Sails by the Bay many times, mostly for special occasions, sometimes just my husband and myself, it never disappoints, food always wonderful, wait staff really good, very attentive, pleasant and friendly. full marks once again, thank you for a wonderful lunch.

Thank exeter46

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$88
Australian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
View, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Elwood Foreshore, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  Elwood
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9525 6933

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?