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The Foreshore Bar & Restaurant

11 Beach Rd | Rhyll, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
+61 3 5956 9520
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
“ciabatta” (3 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
All hours
Seafood, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Beach Rd | Rhyll, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We wanted to get away from the restaurants on the main drag in Cowes. This place was worth the change. Although we thought service was a bit slow considering that the place was more than half empty. I had soup and salad while my other...More

Thank Michele W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot for a meal. We enjoyed lunch overlooking the water with excellent service in a nice atmosphere. We ordered the Fish and Chips which were quite large with a crisp salad and the fish was moist and cooked well. Other menu choices looked tempting...More

Thank Trevor F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The oysters were fresh and beautiful. The lamb shank was tender and a great match with the cous cous. There were seven of us and we all really enjoyed the whole meal.

Thank Vince V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for a quick Saturday lunch. The Foreshore is as it’s name implies, on the foreshore, so the view is quiet nice and the restaurant is decorated in old timbers etc to give it a really nice feel and ambience....More

Thank Paul V
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Service was very slow. Ordered meals for 6 adults and 4 meals arrived at the table including a medium steak meal. We urged the recipients to go ahead and eat while 2 of us waited a further 10 minutes for prawn pasta that surely was...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 October 2017

lovely views . warmly welcomed. neat restaurant. Great Waitstaff for the night. well looked after . all table satisfied

Thank joy532
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Took an half and a half to get tiny non fresh oysters and half cooked bread. Definitely not coming back!.

1  Thank sunnie_Barker
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We have been patrons for many years. Unfortunately we hadn't been for awhile and appears to be new owners and chef. Sadly I can't provide a positive review. I had the sweet potato soup and chilli & lemongrass coconut mussels. The soup was ok apart...More

1  Thank Sharztripster
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Since it changed hands the options have been reduced and options now are average Prices were on the upper as were the drinks.

2  Thank 877garyi
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants on the island. My taste buds are still tantalised, food is amazing and the owner is lovely will definitely be back and telling all of our friends. If you're on the island don't go past this restaurant 👍🏻👍🏻😍🌻

1  Thank Craig M
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Response from Rdwarf | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, this was forewarned to an individual , not the restaurant so I can't answer
31 January 2016|
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Response from Pam L | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think dogs would be allowed at the restaurant but they are certainly welcome at the Purple Hen winery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Beach Rd | Rhyll, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Rhyll
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5956 9520
  • E-mail
The Foreshore Bar & Restaurant is situated in the quiet little village of Rhyll on Phillip Island. This unique setting with its amazing 180 degree water views has helped us to create a warm and relaxing environment for people to sit and enjoy great food, great coffee or a cool drink. You can dine on the balcony or inside in the rustic but stylish restaurant, have a drink at the bar or in the lounge area.. Winter time relax by the fire and enjoy a glass of local wine or in summer out on the balcony’s enjoying the amazing water view’s. The menu’s comprise of local produce, fresh seafood and dishes & influences from around the world
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