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Lone Pine Bistro

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225-243 Thompson Ave | Phillip Island RSL, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 1004
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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225-243 Thompson Ave | Phillip Island RSL, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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1 - 10 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

On the island for a few days. Monday night & anticipating many restaurants to be closed we thought the local RSL would be a handy choice. Was surprised by the crowd – we arrived just before 7.00 pm to a virtually full car park. As...More

1  Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must pre-book in busy times. The menu is extensive and they do have specials during the winter months like: parma night.More

1  Thank USADiane_11
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a fabulous 4 star review. We are thrilled that we met your expectations and yes, it's always wise to book ahead either by phone or on line. We look forward to welcoming you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very family friendly dining facility in the Cowes RSL Club. The service was quite quick and the quality of the food was satisfying. This is a very family friendly and relaxed environment to spend the evening dining and watching the football.

1  Thank Mal E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been coming to the RSL for years when we get down to Phillip Island. The venue is well looked after and the service is great. Unfortunately the food is overpriced and average. $18 for fried chicken, and you get 4 mini drumsticks that...More

Thank Geegard
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review. We are however disappointed that we didn't meet your expectations. The "fried chicken" is a traditional American style "southern fried chicken" and is served as an entree. Our Bistro Supervisor may have been able to rectify your dry chicken...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a really great meal last night. I had the rump and my partner had the chicken parma off the specials board. Big serves. What we loved the most was the friendly service, everyone was so welcoming and friendly. The floor staff, the cashier,...More

2  Thank Johannabeach
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Hi Johanna thank you for your recent feedback after your visit to our Lone Pine Bistro. We are thrilled that you gave us a 5 star rating and that you had such an enjoyable experience. Our signature dish is our steaks which come from Gippsland...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

We went for dinner last Saturday night, as we have done many times before. Expectations are never high (this is pub type food, not high end gourmet), but usually we get a reasonable meal for the price. I ordered a steak- medium to well done....More

Thank Heather P
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Dear Heather thank you for your feedback after your recent experience. We are disappointed that we did not meet your expectations regarding your well done steak - we are quite surprised as steak is our signature dish and is usually of high quality nevertheless, sometimes...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

The Phillip Island RSL is a well oiled family restaurant. There is a play area for children and the meal service is quick. There are various meals available including seniors options. The meals are quite large and there is a lot of variety. We always...More

Thank Wendy D
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Hi Wendy thank you for giving us a fantastic four star review after your recent visit to our family friendly Lone Pine Bistro. We are very proud of our venue and pleased that you appreciate our facilities. We strive to ensure we offer value for...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We ordered a parma and a roast. Both were good size and quite tasty. Service was good and our meals arrived very quickly. The dining area is quite large with plenty of seats. At $25 per meal the prices are OK for Phillip Island. Overall...More

Thank Glen405
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hi Glen thanks for your 4 star review after your recent visit to our Lone Pine Bistro. We strive to offer value for money meals for the whole family to enjoy and our parmas, roasts and steaks are our signature dishes. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner last night. Ordered the old faithful chicken parma. Was not disappointed. Big serve and tasty. Left feeling full and happy. Pays to book in advance though as seems quite popular. Definitely would eat there again and recommend. All prices fairly reasonable.More

Thank timandamywedding
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a fantastic 5 star review after your recent visit to our Lone Pine Bistro. Our chicken parmas are certainly popular along with our signature dish, Gippsland eye fillet which you must try next time you visit. School...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

It's pretty unusual for me to get excited about an RSL, but honestly, this is one of my favourite places to eat on the island. I came especially for a Mother's Day lunch, there was a line at 12 however staff got through everyone quickly...More

Thank tiny_dancer16
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Thank you for your recent feedback after your visit to the Lone Pine Bistro on Mothers Day. We are thrilled to read you had such an enjoyable experience and found it was good value for money. We look forward to welcoming you once again in...More

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Robyn-Ann18
20 January 2016|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
The menu is fairly standard with usually two fish dishes a daily roast some pasta, steaks and generally a curry. There is one soup of the day which varies and a limited dessert menu with things like sticky date pudding. It's... More
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Allan P
4 July 2015|
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Response from PhillipIslandRSL | Property representative |
Hi Alan. Thnx for your enquiry. We look forward to welcoming you to our club in October but agree with the others, it's best to avoid Grand Prix weekend. We have a bus group menu which provides a three way drop of roast... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:30
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225-243 Thompson Ave | Phillip Island RSL, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 1004
  • E-mail
Description
Our goal is to provide you the best possible service, quality food and beverage products within a warm welcoming atmosphere. Located at the gateway to Cowes venue features modern comfortable surrounds with a great range of food and entertainment options.Our 220 seat dining area features an alfresco balcony; highly visible children's play room and a fantastic value for money menu at affordable prices. Gluten free options as well as kids and seniors menus are available. Our wine list features the best of our local wineries along with a great range of Australian favourites and quality house wines.
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