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Lone Pine Bistro

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225-243 Thompson Ave | Phillip Island RSL, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 1004
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (7 reviews)
“porterhouse” (4 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
225-243 Thompson Ave | Phillip Island RSL, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The food is always great, reasonably priced and the staff are super helpful and friendly!! Good for cheap family dinner.More

Thank Jacqui O
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Hi Jacqui wow, thanks for giving us a 5 star review - we are thrilled that you had such a wonderful experience at our family friendly multi award winning venue! We hope to see you back again soon Best wishes for the new year from...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were taken to the RSL a few nights ago by friends who we were staying a few days with and found it a very enjoyable place to eat . The RSL Club was very impressive overall and the Lone Pine Bistro was great ....More

Thank roy v
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Hi Roy thanks for your positive review after your recent visit to our multi award winning Phillip Island RSL. The team was thrilled to read that you had such an enjoyable experience and look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Best...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

If you state you offer Gluten Free it does not mean you remove items & provide a sub-standard meal offering for same price, i.e. Chips with Palma need to be gluten free. If you have additional allergies - forget it. All meals are pre-prepped &...More

Thank Traveller8879
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Our menu states that our chips are beer battered and not gluten free. We have messages on our in venue screens and table talkers asking patrons to advise if they have gluten free or other allergies so that we can...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a popular place, particularly in holiday times. The food is similar to 'pub food', usually has tasty vegetables to accompany the mains. Although, the size of the meals is a little over the top (ie: HUGE...look at the size of the 'Parmas', Fish...More

Thank JillyZZ
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Hi Jilly thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback - we appreciate your comments and pleased to see that you had an enjoyable meal and experience at our venue. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Best wishes for...More

Reviewed 27 December 2016

We ate here last night as it was close to our motel. We found the food great and the atmosphere friendly. As it filled up, it was quite noisy, but that's to be expected. Really enjoyed it.More

Thank KateStorey_13
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave such positive feedback after your recent experience at our Lone Pine Bistro. We are happy that you enjoyed our friendly and welcoming venue and hope to see you back again soon. Best wishes for the new year...More

Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice bistro supporting the returning service men and supporting the local economy... Food is great and prices are very reasonableMore

Thank Flexair
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

thank you for your recent review on our Lone Pine Bistro. We are thrilled to read you had such an enjoyable experience - like other RSL's, we are a charity that runs a business raising funds for our veterans and their families, as well as...More

Reviewed 18 December 2016

The staff were very friendly. It was quite busy on the night we went but there are lots of tables and still plenty of room. It's also great if you have kids. The food was delicious and there was variety on the menu with all...More

Thank Lucy C
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Hi Lucy thank you for your positive feedback after your recent experience at our Lone Pine Bistro. Our aim is to provide family style meals in a friendly and welcoming environment so we are pleased that you had such an enjoyable time at our venue....More

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely attentive and friendly staff got us to a great start, meals (Battered Flat Head and Chicken Caesar)arrived promptly and looked great, plenty on the plates for the price and very well presented. Food was tasty enough, but then I hit the grit, I would...More

Thank Magpie2424
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Hi thanks for your recent feedback on your experience at our Lone Pine Bistro. We agree, there's nothing worse than a bit of grit in your salad and we can only apologise for that. If it had been brought to our attention, we would have...More

Reviewed 3 October 2016

We did not realise we had to book for meals, but judging by the crowd we wanted to try the food. Made a booking and prices are reasonable. The food was good and even though they were busy we were not rushed. We went back...More

Thank diane90
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Hi Dianne thank you for your positive review on your experience at our family friendly Lone Pine Bistro during the school holidays. It's always wise to book during holiday season and weekends as we tend to book out very quickly. You can book on line...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016

It was AFL Granf Final long week end so I decided to leave my husband at home and head for Cowes (he had two weddings to photograph) with my camping swag. I enquired at a Cafe as to where I would be able to watch...More

Thank Kezzabass
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Hi Kezza thanks for your great review regarding your recent visit to the Phillip Island RSL. What a great way to enjoy the Grand Final within our very popular Sports Bar Lounge. We are happy to read that you had such a great time -...More

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Robyn-Ann18
20 January 2016|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
The menu is fairly standard with usually two fish dishes a daily roast some pasta, steaks and generally a curry. There is one soup of the day which varies and a limited dessert menu with things like sticky date pudding. It's... More
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Allan P
4 July 2015|
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Response from PhillipIslandRSL | Property representative |
Hi Alan. Thnx for your enquiry. We look forward to welcoming you to our club in October but agree with the others, it's best to avoid Grand Prix weekend. We have a bus group menu which provides a three way drop of roast... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 26
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225-243 Thompson Ave | Phillip Island RSL, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 1004
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Description
Our goal is to provide you the best possible service, quality food and beverage products within a warm welcoming atmosphere. Located at the gateway to Cowes venue features modern comfortable surrounds with a great range of food and entertainment options.Our 220 seat dining area features an alfresco balcony; highly visible children's play room and a fantastic value for money menu at affordable prices. Gluten free options as well as kids and seniors menus are available. Our wine list features the best of our local wineries along with a great range of Australian favourites and quality house wines.
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