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The Foreshore Bar & Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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11 Beach Road | Rhyll, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
+61 3 5956 9520
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family of four visited for lunch and were seated on the balcony which has a nice view of the water. Nice setting, good service but 3 x fish & chips and 1 vegan salad for $160 I think is a trifle steep.

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Coffs Harbour
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Four of us enjoyed a delightful dinner overlooking the water, even saw a seal lolling around near the shore. Staff were friendly, menu was interesting and tasty and served promptly. Glad We booked a seaside table on a Monday night because there was a reasonable crowd turn up. If you are on Phillip don't miss this.

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Melbourne, Australia
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135 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Foreshore is a wonderful place to have a meal on a balmy summer's night if you can get an outside table on the verandah as we did. The restaurant looks west over the water to San Remo, and facing west you don't have a sunset, but you don't have the sun directly in your face either. The menu is... More 

Thank Paul V
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our last night in Philip island, wanted to go somewhere nice, found this restaurant on our drive around the island. We had a 3 course meal, all courses Beautiful. I would certainly call back here on our next trip.

Thank Elizabeth B
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121 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started with a salad and fresh bread and olives-all excellent. Then we shared the mussels and the fish and chips-perfect! We had a glass of the local Pinot Gris and a Chardonnay-both quite good and reasonably priced. For dessert we tried the sticky date pudding and a long black coffee-wonderful (neither of us had tried sticky date before). Caitlyn... More 

Thank DavidSta
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was quite expensive and nothing really stood out. Views were lovely though and given not much else around was busy when we were there.

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Melbourne, Australia
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here for lunch yesterday, New Year's Day. As it was a spur of the moment idea, ten of us turned up without a booking. The room was full, but the obliging staff rotated two bar tables into one long table, and accommodated us all very comfortably. Everyone enjoyed their meals - shared grazing plates, fish and chips, pork... More 

Thank JanG20
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40 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found ourselves at this busy restaurant, there isn't much to choose from in Rhyll so this looked nice. We were seated promptly, and given menus the prices were a little higher than expected but seeing these prices we were hopeful for great food. Apart from the lovely lady seating us the staff from there seemed nervous or bored or... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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270 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for a quick lunch and had the soup. Soup of the day was cauliflower and garlic and was very good, as was the crusty bread it came with. Well seasoned and creamy. The menu was extensive with a few specials. Everything coming out of the kitchen looked good however i am not a fan of savoury dishes having... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

The service was good but the food was very overpriced, small portions and not restaurant quality. We will not come back which is a pity as the location is great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$39
Seafood, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
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 Road | Rhyll, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Rhyll
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5956 9520
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?