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Thai on the Island

U 1 14 the Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 1000
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (32 reviews)
“green curry” (11 reviews)
“prawns” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
U 1 14 the Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed a wonderful meal in this little restaurant. The service was fast and efficient. The meal was wonderful, good quality and delicious. The prices were very reasonable. We would eat here next time we visit the island. The restaurant supports a school in Thailand,...More

Thank www1321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint restaurant. Food was good as was the service. The restaurant could do with a refresh as it looks dated. Food was reasonably priced and of good quality.

Thank ChrisK2709
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After horrible experience up stairs the traditional thai hospitality was great, sincere without pretense. Service fast and efficient as was the meal which was beautifully presented and as delicious as any we had in thailand. Seems like a traditional family owned business which i like...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Very nice authentic flavours - menu had information Bout how hot dishes were. Thai was easy to order and fast to cook! Really easy pick up given location just off the Main Street

Thank Taryn G
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Had heard good things about the food however as soon as we arrived there was a bad vibe. When we asked for a table it was as if we were an inconvenience, the lady choose to poor wine rather then address us. There was a...More

2  Thank Jo B
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The food here delicious but be prepared to wait for it as it is popular and takes a while. especially good in the quieter times of the year

Thank amazenthings
Reviewed March 3, 2018

tHAI ON THE ISLAND, a great thai restaurant overlooking the water, meals are very generous for the money, very tasty & seafood so fresh. Friendly owner - operators. We always have a meal there every time we stay in Cowes about once a year. Highly...More

Thank Judi C
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Basic restaurant, family operated, service good, really busy over holiday period and cannot book, but owner will take your phone number and call you when table available. Food is absolutely amazing, overlooking water, decor basic.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed February 25, 2018

... as the tourists arrive who are visiting the penguins. But nice people and good food. And if u r into motorbikes, this is the place to eat. :)

Thank ShanghaiFamily1603
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is not the most appealing to the eye. Having arrived to a relatively small and empty establishment with a child running around inside I wasn’t sure if I wanted to stay. First impressions aside I really wanted Thai food and this was the...More

Thank linziloo1234
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Sandra K
July 28, 2017|
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Response from deboruccis2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes except Tuesday's and when they go to Thailand
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 1 14 the Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 1000
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