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5 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“lamb shoulder” (10 reviews)
“linguine” (6 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointed in the quality of seafood served by this restaurant and the lack of the owner/chef to address. We had the seafood platter ($135) and it was clear that the seafood had turned. He left the staff to address this even after I explicitly...More

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The staff were like Mc Donalds teenagers, the food was very average. My fish came out overcooked and unedible. They ignored this and said this is how it is meant to be, even though there was a chef at my table and another person who...More

Thank T C
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived after our Penguin Parade experience with no booking. The restaurant was quiet except for a family celebration of 8 people. We were seated and then forgotten for about 10-15mins. Finally given a menu & asked what we wanted to drink. When the meal...More

Thank Kate N
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived at Sherwoods after leaving another restaurant in cowes as they had no gluten free or vegetarian options. The staff were super friendly and helpful. The menu was huge, heaps of gf options and a separate vegetarian menu as well. My brother and partner...More

Thank Simpletraveller24
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

A fantastic meal had by all, friendly service and even though it was full, food came out quite quickly. Would recommend this one for sure. Delicious meals!!

Thank Z160VPadamn
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing dinner for our family. Even though the place was full and busy the staff were kind and friendly. Very impressed with the food, speed and serving size. Good value for a school holiday treat and according to my 7 y/o it was the best...More

Thank DadingoMelb
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We had the soft tacos for starters which were ok. The slow cooked beef ribs with smoky BBQ sauce was the winner of the night. The meet was tender, succulent and the sauce and accompanying coldslaw worked really well. The pork main and kids fish...More

Thank Delooze31
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Walked in to have a family meal of 5. Very rude welcome. Then more attitude about the time we came in when we were handed the menus. Not surprised they were empty at lunch time during a busy school holiday. Don't waste your time going...More

Thank amywatkins15
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Well - where do I start. . . . The wine we picked wasn't available and the waitress kept trying to up sell us on other bottles at double the price. The food took over an hour and half to come out. When it did...More

Thank tunette
Reviewed 14 June 2017

My partner and I were down for the weekend and we LOVE our seafood, and this place looked too good to miss. We both ordered the Seafood Linguine, and all though they were out of mussels, it was one of the best seafood linguinies i...More

Thank jessicaoconnell21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: 6159523773
  • E-mail
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