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The Foreshore Bar & Restaurant

11 Beach Rd | Rhyll, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
+61 3 5956 9520
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (26 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
“meringue” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 Beach Rd | Rhyll, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has the most perfect setting in a quiet fishing town on Phillip Island. It’s a big restaurant with beautiful views from the verandah overlooking Western Port Bay. It has huge potential to draw tourists who frequent the island often or just come down...More

1  Thank SHARON S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

My wife and I have eaten at this restaurant 3 times now. Most recently we had a larger family gathering of 8 (with 3 kids). The menu is quite small and doesn't sound that special but the meals are generally very good. I had the...More

1  Thank akc2010
Reviewed 10 February 2018

I now know why the place was empty when I arrived. The menu was small, my uninspired meal did't come with anything on the side, the water was't filtered and it was overpriced. Very disappointing. Nect time I'll be going to the fish and chip...More

Thank ManicMickey
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The first time i went to this place about 12 months ago the food was great, good menu with great choice. Next visit same great menu and choice, but food was cold, sent it back steak came back to me overcooked. Decided to give them...More

Thank kimherring
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Arrived late morning and ordered latte and milk shake. Coffee was just awful (bitter watery flat white cup and saucer affair) and chocolate milk my son said was yucky! Beer was overpriced at over $9 bottle. Checked out the Menu as research for an evening...More

Thank AM3ne
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a Wednesday at 1 and only had people on the deck but it took 15 minutes to order and 25 minutes to get our over priced beers ..... there was no atmosphere or music and the menu is boring .... my salad...More

Thank 199cathf
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Great attention from staff and atmosphere as pleasant as always (been a few times over the years)but this time found a very uninspiring menu and prices high for what was served. Oysters to start were good, my salmon main a nice piece but in far...More

Thank Richard v
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We recently went with friends for lunch expecting to have a fabulous lunch as the place was booked several days in advance. The views where great, the dining hall was a large cavernous place no atmosphere the staff seemed nervous, slow service for average food...More

Thank berniepen
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Seven of us ate here the Saturday night before Christmas. The place was dead which was strange considering how busy the island was. Our food was ok, nothing special, and quite pricey for what it was, a bowl of pasta from the specials board @...More

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We wanted to get away from the restaurants on the main drag in Cowes. This place was worth the change. Although we thought service was a bit slow considering that the place was more than half empty. I had soup and salad while my other...More

Thank Michele W
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Response from Rdwarf | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, this was forewarned to an individual , not the restaurant so I can't answer
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Response from Pam L | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think dogs would be allowed at the restaurant but they are certainly welcome at the Purple Hen winery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Beach Rd | Rhyll, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Rhyll
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5956 9520
  • E-mail
The Foreshore Bar & Restaurant is situated in the quiet little village of Rhyll on Phillip Island. This unique setting with its amazing 180 degree water views has helped us to create a warm and relaxing environment for people to sit and enjoy great food, great coffee or a cool drink. You can dine on the balcony or inside in the rustic but stylish restaurant, have a drink at the bar or in the lounge area.. Winter time relax by the fire and enjoy a glass of local wine or in summer out on the balcony’s enjoying the amazing water view’s. The menu’s comprise of local produce, fresh seafood and dishes & influences from around the world
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