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5 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb shoulder” (11 reviews)
“linguine” (8 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having recently moved to the area, my wife and I were excited to try the food in and around Cowes. We chose Sherwoods as our first eatery based on their lunch menu and wonderful restaurant. The tables were covered in paper (linen underneath) which made...More

Thank Lewis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in here for lunch and service was great! Food was delicious. My hubby and I both had hamburgers which were delicious with a glass of NZ Sauv Blanc. Yum!

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great juicy Straks and the sea food serving was quite generous! Family friendly staff and service goes hand in hand! Definitely deserves a repeat visit!

1  Thank Yaz21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was going to order the calamari but were told they had run out. Are you joking, for a restaurant in a seaside resort to run out at their busiest time of the year is really poor. Chose the lamb shoulder instead which in itself was...More

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Very long wait for our 7pm booking for 5 people - 15 mins for menus, 30 for drinks and over an hour for food. The lamb linguini was very nice but the fish & chips had two small pieces and chips. The service was good...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our BnB hosts. We had booked our table but staff couldn’t seem to find it when we arrived. We were eventually seated upstairs in a 6 place seating. Drinks list came out but no menu. After we requested the food menu x 2,...More

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 10 December 2017

nice cosy atmosphere within walking distance of our hotel which was a bonus ...we ordered the seafood share platter and at $135 for two was expecting great things but unfortunately was disappointed some of the platter was lovely especially the mussels scallops and oysters the...More

1  Thank Adele S
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I absolutely love this restaurant, the food is ALWAYS delicious, the service is ALWAYS perfect and the wine list isn't too shabby either. I've had a few different meals in the venue, a stand out for me was the beef cheeks, fall apart and delicious,...More

Thank DinnersLate
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Nice formal atmosphere, with good food, I had the lamb shoulder which was tender and delicious, and my partner had the ribs which were average. It is very overpriced I think.

Thank jaquelinaferreira
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Food was immaculate. Kids meals came with free Ice-cream and friendly service. I COMPLETELY recommend this restaurant :-) Jake, 12yo

Thank jakethesnake147
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: 6159523773
  • E-mail
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