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Fig & Olive

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115 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 2655
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Conveniently located small restuarant in centre of town. Good selection of wine and beer and and a well rounded menu. Steak was very good and seafood dish acceptable

Thank AubreyP695
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a last minute meal at this busy restaurant with a wood fired oven..... loved the generous pizza. The wood fired camembert & garlic served with rustic bread was a gorgeous appertiser!

Thank JMMelb
Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked in and went to the Fig and Olive as we were staying with friends for the long weekend. Staff friendly and the food was good. Pizza was very nice but I'd probably try somewhere else as a comparison.

Thank Dodge1934
Melbourne, Australia
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120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant last year at this same time and loved it.The decor is nice. However this time The food was average. Menu was limited. We will try somewhere else next time. It's s real shame.

Thank Pedro_Collins68
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was a really nice cosy set up and the food was amazing. The staff super friendly, i just thought there would be a bit more on the menu. There wasn't a lot of options. But there were a few different types of pizzas if you are like me and love that. Would definitely go back another time.

Thank Alex J
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, we've been to Italy 10 times but we've never had such a good pizza before! The fig and prosciutto pizza is yet the best one we've ever tasted. 5 stars!!!

Thank Nadine E
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my meal at the Fig and Olive! The service was great and the atmosphere was vibrant. I don't like complaining AND thankfully I don't have to about the FaO. I would recommend this restaurant...especially if you are time conscious about going to see the Penguins

Thank Dylan R
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The advertising states "Executive Chef, Alan Earle, who is English, has worked with the likes of Gordon Ramsay" so I was looking forward to an unforgettable meal. WRONG! I chose the paella and to be fair the taste was good BUT I have never eaten such a dry paella in all my life. Served in a metal dish a significant... More 

2 Thank 9999David
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good ambiance for this Australian town, it's a little off the main group of shops. However, my squid and calamari were over cooked. Gordon Ramsey would have a fit at this. Some staff were very friendly

1 Thank Lucyleak
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard so much of this restaurant and now are really disappointed in the whole experience. When we arrived it was really busy and were directed to our table next to 14 very loud women. When asked if we could move to a table that was vacant away from the noise it was rejected with its booked you can't... More 

1 Thank Marita R

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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
USD 4 - USD 27
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 2655
Fig & Olive at Cowes is a popular, friendly restaurant delivering high quality service and a wide variety of food ranging from Wood-Fired Oven Pizzas, Steak, Seafood & Much more. We are open for Lunch, Dinner & Dessert Monday through to Saturday. During the off-season we are Closed on Sundays; however throughout Summer we are Open 7 days a week. Children friendly - Gluten Free Menu Available - Vegetarian & Vegan Options - Pram Space & Wheelchair accessible. Reservations essential

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?