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The Fat Seagull

) #15 of 61 Restaurants in Cowes $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza,
10 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 3106
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (31 reviews)
“curries” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Fabulous food! We had a pizza, tandoori chicken, carbonara and chicken avocado pasta. All of which were amazing.

Thank Gena V
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Service was good ,prices about average, fairly busy but we didn't have to wait too long for meals. Ordered kangaroo fillet & emu sausage,pretty ordinary.

Thank Max W
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The $14 pizza/pasta deal on Tuesday is definitely good value and they were very busy the night we were there. In fact, it was booked out so we sat outside on the tables since it was a nice day. The pastas here are probably better...More

Thank dulicieux
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Clearly Cowes bay needs to open up more eateries to cater for the busy bus tours, or this restaurant needs more staff. Walked out of here as couldn't get served a takeaway.

Thank robbo_shelby
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We ordered about 5pm on a sunday. It was not busy. Ordered a chicken parma and a schnitzel from the express menu.What a joke waiting and waiting 1 hour and 15 mins should have been 15 min. Because money is more important than patrons. A...More

Thank X2071GYandrewc
rob3922, Owner at The Fat Seagull, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Dear X2071GYandrewc, Thank you for leaving what we find to be a 'shamfully (sic)' and somewhat racist review! 'A busload of 20 Asians'? ... or perhaps 20 customers, just like you? -- See, we don't feel it necessary to identify people by what nationality they...More

Reviewed 27 January 2017

Poor service, overpriced average food and double standards I have never heard of. I was visiting with my family and overseas visitors. Unlike other restaurants The Fat Seagull was empty. I know this should’ve been a clue but we were tired of walking and the...More

1  Thank Goran D
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We ordered takeaway from Fat Seagull great quality food and available till 9 pm at night. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank Nadine L
Reviewed 24 January 2017

On arrival, they gave us a table eventually, after a bit of toing and froing. Some one had table booked for two hours after we arrived, ample time to eat and be gone. Meals were only pasta or pizza as it was a Tuesday. Meals...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Service was ok. Not really friendly but waitress warmed to us..... Pasta dishes ok. Serve was a decent size. Cheap on Tuesdays if you want a meal out instead of cooking at home.

Thank balichick47
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The poor experience started when we walked through the door for a table of 8. On arrival it took quite some time for the 5 staff at the front of the restaurant to acknowledge our presence before pointing us to our table. No staff guided...More

1  Thank Cameron A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 3106
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