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Wing Lock

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8 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
59522722
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Brisbane, Australia
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A traditional Chinese restaurant. The service is good as is the food. Staff are most attentive. Appears to be family owned and operated. Table service. Parking in street can present a challenge at certain times.

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Thank Harold C
straya
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

If you want a sit down meal then I can't comment. But this place is right on the beach with a bottle shop 30m. I got a take away fried rice and a six pack and ate down there it was amazing.

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Thank discomute
Melbourne
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Let's start with the positive, staff were friendly and my husband loved his Singapore noodles.... sadly from here it's down hill, the rest of the food was average and so much onion in the dishes especially the Satay half the plate was onion and satay was very bland. Fried ice cream was disappointing too no nice crumb batter it was... More 

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Thank SlinkyDawg
Reservoir, Victoria, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

really bad experience - staff need social skills - their target was getting numbers through the door not providing good food

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Thank Sandra B
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

When we arrived there were quite a few Chinese tourists on their way to the penguin parade eating there. we took this as a good sign. The food was good with out being the best i have had service was prompt and friendly.

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Thank Andrew G
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Because we took our grandkids out for lunch we decided to have chinese takesway from wing lock restaurant in cowes. The grandkids loved chicken and sweetcorn soup. We got homemade dim sims beef and black bean and meat combo and vegi all very lovely. The fried rice was not as good as we have had and the grandkids usually love... More 

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Backers
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I dragged the family here as I love Chinese food but the rest of the family aren't fans. Based on this restaurant my family will probably never do Chinese again! Service was pretty bad. Atmosphere was worse but not sure which topped out, the massive influx of tourist groups taking over restaurant or the waiter seated at the wall near... More 

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Thank Backers
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

When we are visiting Cowes we often have a meal at Wing Lock. Generous servings of reasonable quality are supported by friendly service at a good value price. Okay, Wing Lock might not offer the best Chinese food going around but we have always enjoyed our meals there and it seems to provide good value for money.

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Thank Thescheff
Victoria, Australia
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

We should have kept walking . We were hungry Philip Island was full so we went in . I'll sum this up as fast as possible . The service was bad the table were covered in a bad plastic cover the glasses were dirty We handed them back . The food looked burned I thought it might just look that... More 

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Thank David A
San Francisco, California
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Beware! Restaurant is packed from Chinese tour groups not because food is good. The food is worse than Dollar Chinese food. Service was extremely rude. First I went to change plate because the plate is full of lobster scrape. I personally bring the plate to waitress because there is zero service in the restaurant. The waitress is unhappy that she... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: 59522722

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?