Restaurants

Cafe in Phillip Island

Rhyll Trout & Bush Tucker Farm

A great place to sample bush tucker is this cafe that specialises in indigenous Australian ingredients grown onsite. Go the bush tomato sausage rolls or lemon myrtle tempura trout, high tea with wattlesees scones. o…
Cafe in Phillip Island

BEANd

At the bridge heading into Phillip Island is this micro-coffee roaster that does a top-notch brew, using single-origin beans sourced from around Africa, Asia and Latin America. It's a vibrant, friendly little cafe, …
Cafe in Phillip Island

Madcowes

This stylish cafe-foodstore looks out to the main beach and cooks up some of the heartiest breakfasts and light lunches on the island. Its quinoa bowl makes for a healthy start to the day, while its deluxe breakfast…
Modern Australian in Phillip Island

Cape Kitchen

Grab a window seat to take in all-encompassing ocean vistas while enjoying delicious breakfasts such as house-smoked salmon with scrambled eggs and sourdough. For lunch there's the likes of charcoal trout, red-curry…
Cafe in Phillip Island

Sundazed Cafe @ Garage 117

One of Cowes' best hangouts is this laid-back cafe. There are outdoor tables and a retro lounge with wood-fire heater and old couches. A lot of its food is made in house, including pies and waffles, and they smoke t…
Cafe in Phillip Island

Café Lugano

One of the few decent cafes along Cowe's main strip is this classy hole-in-the-wall. Good coffee, quality breakfasts (go the chilli scrambled eggs on sourdough) and lunches. There's courtyard out the back.
Seafood in Phillip Island

Harry's on the Esplanade

Harry's can be a bit hit and miss, but it remains the place to share a seafood platter with wonderful ocean views.
Pub Food in Phillip Island

Foreshore Bar & Restaurant

The water views and nautical theme from the timber deck of the classy pub-turned-restaurant complement your lunchtime steak sandwich or bowl of mussels. The evening has a relaxed, fine-dining feel with a gastropub m…
Modern Australian in Phillip Island

Fig & Olive at Cowes

One of Cowe's smartest restaurants has an eclectic menu strong on grilled seafood and meats, but is best known for its wood-fired pizzas.
Pub Food in Phillip Island

Hotel

So cool that it only goes by its first name (like Cher), this breezy corner pub is all leather, sleek lines and big windows. The menu is honest and good value with all-day tapas plates, pizza and the standard steak …