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$$ - $$$, Pizza,
11-13 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 2060
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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“steak” (22 reviews)
“pizza” (41 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Australian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11-13 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We popped in for dinner but the menu was a bit restricted. The pumpkin and pesto pizza was disappointing. I could not find the pesto, it was soggy in the middle, and had way too much feta cheese on it. Rob had the pork spareribs...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Axeman294
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This would have to be the smallest serve of pasta I’ve ever had. When I mentioned my concern to the staff member he said (in a defensive manner) what do you expect for $20 Will not be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johnmK7466MX
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

If your out in the town in Cowes everyone ends up at the Hotel. It’s a great spot right on the foreshore with views to match. We got there early and had a feed and they’re good pub meals big, tasty and hearty. The place...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DShalders
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Great for having a long lunch with a few ales or two or three... Lunch servings were good and the prices were competitive.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chris K
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We have just finished out dinner here, and I was very impressed. 2 adults and 3 young kids, and we had a great time. The food was fast and really nice, and the service was really professional. Nice clean facilities and the menu was simple...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank joellee313
HotelPhillipIsland, Manager at Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to provide a review of our business. I am pleased you all enjoyed your experience and do hope we see you again. Thank you, Shandy Hotel Management

Reviewed September 30, 2018

We were seated at our table and told by the waitress that she would be back to take our order (she didn't return). We eventually got the attention of a waiter clearing a table nearby. I ordered eggplant parmigiana and asked to substitute the chips...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Peter M
HotelPhillipIsland, Manager at Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Hello Peter, I am very sorry to hear about your poor experience at Hotel. These are some serious issues that we have today begun to discuss with our team so that this can be avoided in future. Regarding the Mash/Sweet Mash this was simply clarification...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018

was here for fathers day lunch with my husband and ordered a steak service was amazing food was cooked to perfection .Staff nice and friendly will be back for sure next trip ..only little thing was a little dressing on the side for the salad...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Karen A
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Together with friends dined twice taking advantage of their winter specials . Monday was steak night for $20 which included porterhouse steak with either salad and chips or veges. Price included one drink. Tuesday was chicken parmissan for $15 with same options as steak night....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bondpet
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Staff are amazing especially the one lady on the bar great service. Highly reccomend checking this place out

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank olivia b
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We received a good quality food on our visit here for dinner. The service at the counter was friendly. The menu was very limited.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Adventureswetake
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July 9, 2016|
Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
No , but there are plenty of options about ! We rented a place on Red Rocks Road which can handle 6-8 easily !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $23
Bar, Pizza, Australian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 2060
  • E-mail
Hotel is Phillip Island's premier Bar, with great food, amazing cocktails and even better music!Eat, drink and enjoy the atmosphere of our street-side licensed areas or the intimacy of our courtyard and deck.Pizza at Hotel is the place to go for traditional and gourmet pizza, whether in-house, take-away or delivered to your door. Open til 2:30am Fri & Sat nights.Friday and Saturday, Hotel Phillip Island is the regions’ only late night venue. Party with our resident DJ's as well as internationally renowned special guests.From lunch until late, you will always find a vibrant and friendly atmosphere at Hotel Phillip Island.
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