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The Foreshore Bar & Restaurant

) #2 of 4 Restaurants in Rhyll €€ - €€€ Seafood, , International
11 Beach Rd | Rhyll, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
+61 3 5956 9520
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Seafood, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
11 Beach Rd | Rhyll, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

One of the best restaurants on the island. My taste buds are still tantalised, food is amazing and the owner is lovely will definitely be back and telling all of our friends. If you're on the island don't go past this restaurant 👍🏻👍🏻😍🌻

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you want to think that you are dinner in the heart of Melbourne head here....the meals are over priced for what they are and small, as is the choices on the menu As a local to cowes this restaurant has just changed owners and...More

1  Thank bart12342017
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Came here thinking we would get a beautiful lunch as had been here previously some time ago and boy where we disappointed! Menu is very limited and way over priced. Steak $36... am I at a high class restaurant in the city? I don't mind...More

2  Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here on Sunday June 4 and enjoyed it. The crab pate enter and gummy shark main were good and enjoyable. Service was friendly and good. A great place for a casual lunch...will return.

Thank Foodandwin
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Will start coming back to the Foreshore since the new change of hands and the significant turnover in staff. Great to see a smaller and fresher menu with a focus on quality ingredients. all 5 of our dishes were very good with decent proportions. Gin...More

Thank NickyA370
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We went with friends last night and were so disappointed! We booked the previous day for 4 and Ye did not have our booking, though the restaurant seemed near empty for a Saturday night - new owners need to look at these reviews and go...More

2  Thank Trish C
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Had a family dinner and lunch with our 7 year grandson the following day. Something to suit everyone. Their ships are great too on a cold day. Not an extensive menu but enables the food to be fresher as Rhyll does not have high foot...More

Thank Mischa134
Reviewed 17 April 2017

New owners have recently taken over this restaurant and the menu has had a makeover. The specials are interesting and the standard menu items are all good. Fresh seafood is a specialty as are local wines. The restaurant has a great ambiance and overlooks Westernport.One...More

Thank Uludog
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Two attempts of the Moroccan Lamb dish and the Chef still didn't get it right. Went home and ate a ham and cheese sandwich. Very disappointing. I agree with other reviewers - average menu and over priced. So wish next doors fish and chip shop...More

3  Thank Judy5794
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We have been going to the Foreshore for many years during our stays in Philip Island but we won't be going back since it changed hands. The menu is now very limited, it's overpriced and the wait time for food is long. Such a shame...More

1  Thank Linda L
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Response from Rdwarf | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, this was forewarned to an individual , not the restaurant so I can't answer
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Response from Pam L | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think dogs would be allowed at the restaurant but they are certainly welcome at the Purple Hen winery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Beach Rd | Rhyll, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Rhyll
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5956 9520
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The Foreshore Bar & Restaurant is situated in the quiet little village of Rhyll on Phillip Island. This unique setting with its amazing 180 degree water views has helped us to create a warm and relaxing environment for people to sit and enjoy great food, great coffee or a cool drink. You can dine on the balcony or inside in the rustic but stylish restaurant, have a drink at the bar or in the lounge area.. Winter time relax by the fire and enjoy a glass of local wine or in summer out on the balcony’s enjoying the amazing water view’s. The menu’s comprise of local produce, fresh seafood and dishes & influences from around the world
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