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Harry's on the Esplanade

$$ - $$$European, , Seafood
Upper Level 17 | The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 6226
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  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“seafood” (25 reviews)
“crawfish” (11 reviews)
“black mussels” (4 reviews)
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European, Australian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Upper Level 17 | The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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1 - 10 of 295 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My family and I visited on Saturday night of the weekend. It was a beautiful night to celebrate my 50th Birthday. The food was outstanding, views are amazing, service was perfect. Must try the Lamb Shoulder for 2. We will be back!

Thank Pedro_Collins68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our anniversary weekend so we went to Cowes and we're grateful that we had booked here. This ended up having the best food and wonderful views and it was very affordable. Book ahead and see you can request a balcony table as it's...More

Thank Kay A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good position, balcony is good.. overall no atmosphere.. lower than average pub menu.. cooking is old fashion and portion is small.. lot of food are pre-cooked .. service is good though. Not for people who appreciate good food. Not value for money..

1  Thank francisfhk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot with indoor and outdoor seat and great ocean view . Service is friendly and quite prompt but again there were only 3 tables for lunch We ordered French Onion soup, seafood soup ,steam mussel ,Baked fig , gnocchi and Marlin fish All very...More

Thank Happy258
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here on a Tuesday. We got a table on the balcony outside which was great. It had great views. Food were nicely presented. Nothing super special but everything was well cooked. The 1 waitstaff could have been more friendlier. Everytime we asked...More

2  Thank Thebudgetbeauty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to us by Ian at Glen Isla house, didn’t disappoint. Would absolutely return. Meals were delicious, service spot on thankyou

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is in an idyllic location with fabulous views over the ocean. It was a lovely setting with tables on the outdoor undercover balcony and some inside. It’s advertised as a seafood restaurant but in fact, there weren’t that many seafood options to choose...More

1  Thank ElizabethDonn
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had not booked and we're lucky to get a table. Service was excellent the menu was varied and small a good sign as it means food is fresh. Not a budget option but certainly worth it delicious

Thank Trish F
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We had heard this was a great place to eat an we were disappointed by the pricing for what was served.

1  Thank elink334
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Lovely food in a lovely setting. Excellent seafood. Good wine list. Only complaint was we found the service a bit slow as we had a young child with us.

Thank skt54thomas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Level 17 | The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 6226
  • E-mail
Harry's On The Esplanade is proud of its waterfront dining with magnificent panoramic views over Westernport Bay. The restaurant is perfect positioned on the famous north-facing beach of Cowes, the principal township of Phillip Island. It offers one of the best vantage points on The Island to eat, drink, relax and watch the world go by. A gorgeous place to have breakfast, lunch, a coffee, a cocktail or dinner. Whatever the reason – Harry's On The Esplanade is The venue to enjoy Phillip Island’s casual beachfront atmosphere! Owner and Chef Harry has earned a reputation for sourcing the very best local, fresh produce.
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