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Fig & Olive

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115 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 2655
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good .. BUT... Arrived with a booking for an evening meal x 2. We were shown to table which was furthered at back & crammed and not suitable. Asked could we sit outside as tables available . All good ordered drinks 10 min wait ordered chilli prawn entree it was Fabulous . Also ordered special croquette of the day chicken.... More 

Thank darl88
Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my family for a dinner , waiting staff was very pleasant. Ordered the Special of the day- Croquette turn out to be very salty. Very disappointed with the Seafood pasta which was very heavily handed with salt! Wood fire pizza was average!

Thank NamasayaPk
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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131 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant had a nice ambiance. We arrived within the stated business hours but the kitchen was closing early. I guess they do that some times when they do not have reservations. They did accommodate us but I wonder if it affected the food offering. Overall, it wasn't the best food. The cheese and garlic pizza and pear and rocket... More 

Thank Janet F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a few days in Cowes and had some very ordinary meals. This place was fantastic and our absolute standout! The service was efficient and friendly. I have the Pattata pizza and my husband had the marinara pasta. Both meals were fresh, flavoursome and yes good quality ingredients. We wish we had only eaten here for all our meals.... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Fig and Olive and were not disappointed. I had the steak which was tender and juicy while my wife enjoyed a wood fired pizza that was generous in toppings. The side order vegetables which consisted of snow peas, beans, broccoli and cashew nuts was a highlight. The wine list offered a good selection of... More 

Thank Thescheff
Lawrence, New York, United States
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116 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered a good amount of food and drinks. We told the staff to bring out any food that was ready, and as fast as possible, because we had to get back onto our tour bus in a little over an hour. the drinks arrived in 5-10 minutes, which is expected. but then the food never arrived. after a half... More 

Thank A K
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Food was super tasty, good selection of very reasonably priced beverages, most of all all the staff were delightful and attentive. Would recommend :)

Thank Randy C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Been there 2 night ago to try their pizza and was very good! Good service, good beers in and very nice atmosphere in! Thanks!

Thank andrewmagic
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Great food the last few times unfortunately it was hit and miss very disappointing the staff however great, and we did bring it to their attention Will wait for a while before going back.

Thank Kostasue
Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a relaxing lunch, really enjoyed the tapas and the olives. The staff were so accommodating even found some water for our Westie Great place to meet up with family and friends

Thank Michael J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$27
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 2655
Fig & Olive at Cowes is a popular, friendly restaurant delivering high quality service and a wide variety of food ranging from Wood-Fired Oven Pizzas, Steak, Seafood & Much more. We are open for Lunch, Dinner & Dessert Monday through to Saturday. During the off-season we are Closed on Sundays; however throughout Summer we are Open 7 days a week. Children friendly - Gluten Free Menu Available - Vegetarian & Vegan Options - Pram Space & Wheelchair accessible. Reservations essential

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