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Sails on the Bay

15 Elwood Foreshore, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
+61 3 9525 6933
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
15 Elwood Foreshore, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

"Sails on the Bay" offers great views across the Bay, excellent service, beautiful food and very good "special offers". Caters for large and small parties. A good selection of cakes can be ordered for special occasions. One of my very favourite restaurants in the suburbs.

Thank Betty N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, very cliched to go to the beach and have Fish and Chips, but let me tell you.... Rockling filets of lovely fish, nice chunky chips and salad for lunch on beautiful winters afternoon, nothing beats it! Sails also has a great wine list and...More

Thank aj_flyer
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The place is depressing as anything and you can tell the owners have not done any updates or improvements since the 70's. We ordered the quail and were left starving. Not only was it a tiny portion but tasted absolutely disgusting. The chai late tasted...More

Thank Plat1234567
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I have being on 2 occasions in the little time I have being in Melbourne (almost 3 months) so that gives you an idea of how much I love this place. On my last visit we were celebrating my mother in law's birthday and it...More

Thank Fabiola P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Very co-operative staff to accommodate us without a booking on a busy day and a thoroughly enjoyable lunch. Good menu choices and a 'specials' two or three course option is available. Great location on the beach with full views to the water. Friendly staff, good...More

Thank Trevor F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Our daughter had contacted Sails at very short notice - not really expecting to be able to organise a 21st party for 25; but her reservation was accepted. We went along, not knowing what to expect although in that area, with that view, I thought...More

Thank Heather and Ray H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had a lunch today for my mother in law.The restaurant sits squarely on the beach at Elwood.Great location for watching the water and the world float by.The service was excellent but the food needs to be improved given the price charged.I had a grilled...More

Thank DavidFD7586CR
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Very very rude customet service and tasteless food. Such a huge dissappointment. We've been sweared at in a very rude manner. Food is much bellow the average. Please don't waste your time. Highly not recommended. Never again.

1  Thank Max K
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We went to a Sunday lunch wedding. The venue is beautiful, however the food was also excellent and the service staff were faultless. Would highly recommend this venue to anyone looking for a beautiful place to hold a reception.

3  Thank glenys w
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

After many years, we went to Sails on the Bay for lunch. We used to go there very often many years ago, and were hoping to be delighted again. The location right on Elwood beach is a lovely setting. Unfortunately, we were disappointed. The service...More

1  Thank veronica a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$88
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Elwood Foreshore, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  Elwood
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9525 6933
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