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Lone Pine Bistro

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225-243 Thompson Ave | Phillip Island RSL, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 1004
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“curry” (4 reviews)
“chicken parm” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
225-243 Thompson Ave | Phillip Island RSL, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ordered 2 seniors meals for lunch at about $30 and the servings were of a good size and delicious. Served within 15 minutes of ordering despite the restaurant being FULL. Drinks at bar prices with a good discount if you are an RSL member. Would...More

Thank Lakemba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a brilliant family dinner at the popular Bistro at the RSL. We arrived early and were given a great seat close to the kids play area (even without a booking). We ordered right on opening at 5.30pm and our meals were delivered promptly...More

Thank Alison W
Maxine S, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alison thank you so much for leaving a fabulous five star review after your recent visit to our multi award winning Lone Pine Bistro. Great to hear that the kids had so much fun and you enjoyed your meals. There's so much to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a steak & veggies. Beautifully cook n tender. Great veggies on side. Service at counter & on floor fantastic... little over priced for portion but gee beautiful to eat. So I’m coming back!!! Thanks for great serviceMore

Thank Cathie C
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you Cathie for leaving us a fabulous four star review after your recent visit to our multi award winning Lone Pine Bistro. These days, prices for beef are expensive, as you know at the supermarket but even within the food industry. Our chefs work...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was terrible. I couldn't eat mine at all. My husband said his wasn't nice and my son didn't like his either. I wouldn't go back again at all.More

Thank NatashaBoyle
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Natasha we are very disappointed to read that we didn't meet your expectations after your recent visit. Did you discuss your issues with our bistro supervisor on the day as your issues could have been rectified immediately. If you wish to discuss your issues,...More

Reviewed October 14, 2017

We went here for afternoon tea and then booked to have dinner. This RSL has a good atmosphere. The staff are really friendly and the meals for great. A good menu.More

Thank chockycb
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2017

Dear Claire thank you very much for your fantastic five star review. We are thrilled to receive such a compliment and glad to read that you have had such a wonderful experience at our venue. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017

Great place for dinner after watching the penguins. There was a great selection of food which was well presented and priced. Children and seniors menu available.More

Thank glanyce
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thank you very much for your wonderful 4 star review after your recent visit to our Lone Pine Bistro. We are thrilled that you had such an enjoyable experience - our dinner hours are ideal at the moment to either enjoy pre or post penguin...More

Reviewed September 19, 2017

On the island for a few days. Monday night & anticipating many restaurants to be closed we thought the local RSL would be a handy choice. Was surprised by the crowd – we arrived just before 7.00 pm to a virtually full car park. As...More

2  Thank Laurie S
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2017

Hi Laurie thank you very much for your fabulous 4 star review. We are thrilled that you had such an enjoyable experience at our venue - and you summed up our bistro perfectly - good quality at affordable prices. Our signature dish is our steaks...More

Reviewed August 27, 2017

You must pre-book in busy times. The menu is extensive and they do have specials during the winter months like: parma night.More

2  Thank USADiane_11
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a fabulous 4 star review. We are thrilled that we met your expectations and yes, it's always wise to book ahead either by phone or on line. We look forward to welcoming you again...More

Reviewed August 24, 2017

This is a very family friendly dining facility in the Cowes RSL Club. The service was quite quick and the quality of the food was satisfying. This is a very family friendly and relaxed environment to spend the evening dining and watching the football.

2  Thank Mal E
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

thank you Mal for your wonderful four star review after your visit to our venue a few in August. We are pleased that we met your expectations and look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes from the team from Phillip Island RSL

Reviewed August 19, 2017

We have been coming to the RSL for years when we get down to Phillip Island. The venue is well looked after and the service is great. Unfortunately the food is overpriced and average. $18 for fried chicken, and you get 4 mini drumsticks that...More

1  Thank Geegard
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Thank you for your recent review. We are however disappointed that we didn't meet your expectations. The "fried chicken" is a traditional American style "southern fried chicken" and is served as an entree. Our Bistro Supervisor may have been able to rectify your dry chicken...More

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Robyn-Ann18
January 20, 2016|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
The menu is fairly standard with usually two fish dishes a daily roast some pasta, steaks and generally a curry. There is one soup of the day which varies and a limited dessert menu with things like sticky date pudding. It's... More
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Allan P
July 4, 2015|
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Response from PhillipIslandRSL | Property representative |
Hi Alan. Thnx for your enquiry. We look forward to welcoming you to our club in October but agree with the others, it's best to avoid Grand Prix weekend. We have a bus group menu which provides a three way drop of roast... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $26
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225-243 Thompson Ave | Phillip Island RSL, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 1004
  • E-mail
Description
Our goal is to provide you the best possible service, quality food and beverage products within a warm welcoming atmosphere. Located at the gateway to Cowes venue features modern comfortable surrounds with a great range of food and entertainment options.Our 220 seat dining area features an alfresco balcony; highly visible children's play room and a fantastic value for money menu at affordable prices. Gluten free options as well as kids and seniors menus are available. Our wine list features the best of our local wineries along with a great range of Australian favourites and quality house wines.
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