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The Cape Kitchen

1215 Phillip Island Rd, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925, Australia
+61 3 5956 7200
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“duck breast” (4 reviews)
“corn fritters” (3 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1215 Phillip Island Rd, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I did not think that the food was as good as last time I went a couple of years ago, still nice, but not amazing like it was. There were several large loud tables the day we went who were not concerned about other diners...More

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited for lunch last month. We didn’t have a booking and whilst we got a table I think it would be unwise to assume you will get a table without a booking at this super popular venue. All tables are situated to ensure you...More

Thank Belinda-H-Melb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My family and I especially my husband love EVERYTHING about this restaurant. It’s scenic , sweeping view of the Southern Ocean, the most delicious brunch served and the attentive, friendly servers . We would go there again in a heartbeat if not for the fact...More

Thank rOza11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ah yes, The Cape Kitchen ticks all the boxes. Admittedly I've only been for breakie and it doesn't do dinner, but it is a favourite of mine and of my children when they come to visit.Book a window seat if you can, then settle down...More

Thank bronwynraeck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, good wine, wonderful views of crashing waves whilst eating lovely food. Staff were very friendly. As someone else has said 'a hidden gem'

Thank Jacky L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible brunch. Amazing variety! Including specials. World class standard. Plus the bonus of an amazing view of the coast!

Thank Kspaar
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Discovered this hidden gem on the weekend. Not sure what is better - the views or the meals. Love it when you go to a restaurant and there are so many items on the menu you have trouble deciding.

Thank Allison B
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a fabulous lunch with my husband. Couldn’t fault anything, from walking in the door they had friendly staff with a sense of humour, wonderful menu, catered for Gluten free and Fructose intolerant without any problem. Magnificent views, perfect way to end a wonderful weekend,...More

Thank Lianne S
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This restaurant offers views of the Bass Strait … there are large windows that look out onto spectacular views. The turn off to this remarkable restaurant is from the main road... and there is plenty of parking area when you arrive. Service was exceptional and...More

Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Together with friends attended for Lunch. Staff friendly and helpful. The service and food was good. The views are absolutely tremendous overlooking the beach.

Thank Bondpet
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December 15, 2016|
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Response from Hello T | Property representative |
Hi there We definitely do offer seasonal, fresh vegan meals in addition to our menu offerings. If you are able to contact us we can advise you what today's selections would be. We do advise all of our guests with dietary... More
May 20, 2016|
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Response from Hello T | Property representative |
Hi Trish The fenced off ponds serve different functions. The first fenced pond to your left as you travel down our driveway is our Revegetation Project, as Knills said, it is a safe area for the wild birds and native... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 Phillip Island Rd, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Newhaven
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5956 7200
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The Cape Kitchen located on Phillip Island provides breathtaking views of the Southern Ocean and coastline. Our setting is our inspiration; unique, natural, distinctive. A place to gather for special occasions and everyday celebrations, The Cape Kitchen holds a place in the hearts and memories of many of our local guests as well as visitors’ from within and outside of Australia. Everything we do is about sharing. The best produce is sourced, prepared and served with care and respect for our guests, each other and the environment. Our menu is focussed on what is in-season as well as introducing unique Australian flavours. We showcase local produce at every opportunity and our proud of our collaboration with other businesses that share our passion. The philosophy underpinning the dining experience is reflected in an all Victorian wine list featuring a selection of boutique local wineries. The Cape Kitchen also boasts a beverage selection including local beer and gin, an organic non-alcoholic selection and fine Australian made spirits. The Cape Kitchen is a place for locals to meet and for tourists to experience Phillip Island as a destination, welcoming all guests with warmth and genuine joy.
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