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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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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (26 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 Beach Rd | Rhyll, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a very busy cafe/restaurant that has great coffee very similar to Hervey Bay’s Aquavue, with great service and food and of course there is the magnificent view. Thanks for some great foodie moments guys. 👍

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AquavueTeam
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Yummy food, very prompt service and wonderfully accommodating staff and chef. Beautiful natural wood decor throughout and a warm fire!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alycia B
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We were excited to revisit this restaurant after a few years because it used to be amazing. It was terrible. The oysters were fresh but the dressing was so overpowering. The steak sandwich was steak and rocket with a small purée of beetroot on cheap...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank PHOAustralia
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Our family had lunch here and the food was super delicious. It’s a good find in a tiny fishing village that is away from the school holiday crowds in Cowes. Service was attentive. Only drawback is that it is a bit pricey, but definitely worth...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank suzie41-2007
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Stopped for lunch on a Saturday. Unfortunately very quiet due to the time of year. Fire was great and the view spectacular. Steak sandwich with caramelized onions was good but would have been better with a tenderer cut of meat. And not open for breakfast...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Rohan B
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here on a cold evening. Fire on and that was so nice. Staff attentive and friendly. Menu fairly limited with some steaks , soup and fish dishes. When ordering main meals they come with limit vegetables or other additions so you pay extra...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mitcham20
Reviewed May 19, 2018

every time I go to attend this restaurant lately it is shut in spite of internet telling me its open...when we DID go found very limited menu

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 16Coralie
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant. Large area with comfortable seating Lovely food. Great service and lovely outlook Recommend

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Roslyn C
Reviewed March 11, 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

Date of visit: January 2018
3  Thank SHARON S
Reviewed March 5, 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

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank akc2010
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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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine
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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