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The Fat Seagull

$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
10 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 3106
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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“pasta” (37 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (5 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Pasta was great and service staff were friendly, sit outdoors if there's good weather. But beware of the seagulls, they can be really aggressive so don't leave your food unattended. It will be helpful if you can return the dishes after you are done so...More

Thank Michelle C
rob3922, Owner at The Fat Seagull, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Michelle C! Thank you from the entire team here for taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your experience with us recently! It's always nice when we can pass on positive feedback to our team. The seagulls can certainly be very aggressive...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Very busy over Motogp weekend, meals took an hour and 20...when they finally arrived were almost worth the wait. Pizza great, Parma’s and pastas good, all happy...negatives - spag bol a little bland, not a lot of atmosphere either although the staff tried hard. Also...More

Thank Phantom_F00die
rob3922, Manager at The Fat Seagull, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Phantom_F00die, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience with us, we're glad that for the most part we were able to provide you with an enjoyable visit. All feedback is valuable to us, and we have noted...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were eager to try this establishment for dinner as it always looks busy and the menu looked appealing. After asking for a table for 2, the waiter sighed, said "hang on", then walked off. He returned and escorted us to a little table for...More

Thank emme2017
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Looked at menu online and thought we'd hit the jackpot as my partner and I have very different tastes. Service was great with very personable waitress but the food was terrible. We ordered the Asian tasting plate which had dry and over cooked money bags,...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

After seeing the penguin parade, we stopped in Cowes for dinner. After skimming the menu of a few local restaurants, my partner and I settled on the Fat Seagull because they seemed to have the best range and we were amused by the name. We...More

Thank Kelis89
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

After making an unexpected trip to Phillip Island I decided to have dinner with friends. We walked down the street and picked The Fat Seagull after reading the menu at the door. This place was very busy, yet service was quick and friendly. I ordered...More

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I was recently in Cowes for a reunion with my husband and a group of Vietnam Vets. Our evening functions were held at the Fat Seagull and I must say we were looked after very well for the 2 nights we all ate there. The...More

Thank helen k
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The pizzas here are very doughy, you cannot request a thin crust at all. The Greek salad is good and their soups taste like they are out of the tin.. I would and will be spending my money elsewhere...

Thank T C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Food✔️ Service ✔️ Ambience ✔️ Cost ✔️ Nothing super special but it was pleasant. Great express menu - go here you won't be disappointed but give Isola a miss!

Thank Shontelle P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Got takeaway to eat down by the water Husband had the marinara and garlic bread he really enjoyed it I had the fish, chips and salad delicious also got a slice of cheesecake that was very large slice very nice and lemon meringue pie yum,...More

Thank Doroton
rob3922, Owner at The Fat Seagull, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi Doroton! Thank you from the whole team here at The Fat Seagull for taking the time to leave us such a kind review! It's always nice to know when we hit the mark and are able to provide the level of service and cuisine...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 3106
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