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5 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Oxfordshire, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Just had our last dinner of our three night stay in Cowes and this was the best, the others were at Isola di Capri and the Fat Seagull, thus confirming the relative ratings on TripAdvisor. We had the braised beef cheek and the lamb shoulder, both excellent. We were the only people in the restaurant (on a Thursday night) so... More 

Thank Tricky49
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely atmosphere, excellent menu catering for all, very pleasant cheerful staff, really enjoyed the evening we spent there.

Thank Pip459
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food and that's the most important part..... soft shell crab, duck spring rolls and local mussel linguine couldn't be faulted..... amazing flavours and generous serves accompanied by a varied and solid wine list. Front of house service just needs some finesse and a small tidy up of the decor and this is a 5 star restaurant in any capital... More 

Thank JMMelb
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good, although the size of the piece of fish (battered fish and chips) wasn't that large. I appreciated the gluten free options, and there were several. However the service on this occasion wasn't great. It was the Labour Day long weekend. Yes it's busier, but it seems that they didn't have enough staff. I asked twice for... More 

Thank carmen161595
Mornington, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed an excellent eveining, with fabulous food, wines and staff (French waitress and the young gentleman serving drinks were fantastic). I normally would limit myself to two courses, but the first two were so good dessert had to follow. Recommended.

Thank georgegolden1954
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb food, wine and service. Small, but efficient. Staff lovely. Can still taste my mussel linguine!!

Thank 491judye
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although booked well in advance our large group were expertly catered for by the staff, helpful and unobtrusive, just as we like it! The meals all arrived without any delays, delivered by table as per the order all very good sized serves and well presented. Certainly worth a return visit

Thank Martin_travellers
Paris, France
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

We came from Melbourne with a stop at Moonlit Sanctuary, so we arrive late at Phillip Island. No problem for Sherwoods who welcomes us and serves us a very good lunch for 4. The table who had just at he limit of the terrace and inside the restaurant was perfect. Staff was nice and we recommend this place.

Thank BrunoBibou
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Will not return, last thing you want on a pleasant afternoon with friends is bad attitude from table waitress.

Thank likecoffee
Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

we always have dinner there good friday and always have the fried fish and chips great flavour fresh and piping hot again staff are always their to help nothing to big or small for them always with a smile.

Thank angetony65

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: 6159523773

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