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Waves on the Beach

€€ - €€€Mediterranean, Seafood,
Ksk 2 1N Long Island Dr, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
+61 3 9770 0000
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Mediterranean, Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Ksk 2 1N Long Island Dr, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Friday was my wife's birthday celebrated with our daughter, daughter-in-law and a grandson (in a wheelchair) so access was important in choosing our lunch venue. There were no problems at all in this regard. Waves is bright, decor is modern and tasteful and with great...More

Thank noelp888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is the drawcard. We popped in at 11:30am, only two tables were taken. Apparently you should book. We were told we have an hour. No worries. Only lunch menu available. Okay. Food, okay. Staff were good. Location was perfection. Fine for large groups....More

Thank AmyM1408
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A couple of friends and I had lunch here last weekend and it was superb! Awesome views, lovely atmosphere, delicious food and great service. A definately must visit.

1  Thank Annie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a dinner for my 50th birthday for 20 people ordering off the menu and we had a great night out. The food was great and the service also. Food came out all together and we hardly even noticed the waitresses, just enjoyed ourselves....More

2  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I took my mother to waves on the beach and we shared a lamb roast lunch set together and it was fabulous. The lamb roast comes out in one big dish that you share and it is perfectly cooked and the vegetables are so tasty...More

1  Thank Kerris A
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I had been visiting my son in Melbourne and we were about shopped out so we decided to take the train to the end of the line and see what Frankston had to offer. It was a great way to see the suburbs and enjoy...More

Thank worldtravellers1995
Reviewed 1 September 2018

I went with a friend today to celebrate her birthday. We only booked 2 days ago, and was told we had a table for 2 hours, but if we wanted to stay longer, then they could swap us to another table. Turns out the 2...More

2  Thank brimichBassCoast
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

There is no better place than Waves to meet friends or family for a catch up lunch. A window seat on a cold windy day is cosy and warm and you feel you are sitting on the waves! It’s been my favourite and I’m never...More

2  Thank sueandalan46
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Cold wet windy day, warm and cozy, fantastic view. Delicious food, reasonably priced. Location, location on the bay.

Thank Julie Anne C
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

If your a seafood fan this place is great they don't offer much if your not, but luckily I am, as for hubby he has to be in the mood for it. It was a bit expensive but for good quality seafood it always is....More

1  Thank Rachelle M
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Bella S
29 July 2017|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
I avoid wheat and found options at this restaurant. The staff were very helpful and attentive to our needs
17 January 2017|
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Response from Nathan J | Property representative |
Hi Liza - thanks for your question. The dress code is casual - the only rule is that you cannot be shoeless and must wear a top i.e. no swimwear, men topless in board shorts etc... Cheers - Nathan
7 January 2015|
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Response from DeniseK1957 | Reviewed this property |
Waves is only a restaurant and is on land not the water
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ksk 2 1N Long Island Dr, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Frankston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9770 0000
  • E-mail
OVERVIEW Hidden away on the beach with stunning views over Port Philip Bay, Waves on the Beach offers an amazingly picturesque dining experience. Built in 2004 on one of the most unique locations in Mornington Peninsula, Waves has won numerous awards and been featured on various travel and lifestyle programs. We were recently voted by Dimmi diners as the Top 100 Regional Restaurants in Australia. There is plenty of parking of parking right outside our door and we are open 7 days, 11am till late (kitchen closes from 3:30pm-5:30pm). OUR VENUE Whether it's a casual meal with friends, a romantic dinner or a group function, everything at Waves has been designed to create a relaxed, casual seaside dining experience. Our interior has an easy, coastal feel with comfortable furniture, letting the ocean take centre stage. On warmer days the outdoor balcony dining area is opened to allow the sea breeze to flow through. OUR MENU Our team of chefs have created a broad selection of flavoursome and satisfying meals that complement the relaxed, coastal feel of the venue. We make sure there is always plenty of variety on our menu, along with a daily specials board, which also showcases our fish of the day. Furthermore, we have lunch specials, dedicated vegetarian and gluten-free menus and sharing options. OUR PRODUCE & WINE Our chefs take great pride in sourcing local, fresh produce, based on seasonality and keeping everything reasonably priced. We are constantly updating our menu - so make sure to keep checking in by clicking on the menu tab. All our wines are hand-picked and blind-tasted by our team, led by our sommelier. We specialise in boutique wineries and also have vegan, organic, biodynamic and sulfite-free wines options.
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