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The Cape Kitchen

1215 Phillip Island Rd, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925, Australia
+61 3 5956 7200
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1215 Phillip Island Rd, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were a little early on a freezing day for a quick breakfast, yoga spread across the entrance deck, although inside had a window seat with views the best way to start a day. Several vegan options, strong, rich hot long black & delicious breakfast....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EatPlayTravelReview
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did not booked but get the window table with an amazing view of the ocean after short wait Very friendly, attentive and helpful service and beautiful food - fresh and yummy. We definitely recommend to any PI visitor. We'll be back again!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bogda S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked for high tea for 8 people for 3pm. Received phone call at 2.55pm, stating that our table was not ready. Sat out the front till our table was ready. High tea was served at 3.45pm. They close at 4 and were packing up all...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Hello T, Manager at The Cape Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear John, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on your visit to the Cape Kitchen. I am sorry to hear that you had a disappointing visit.I apologise you were not given ample notice that your table wasn't ready that was...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family of us 8 adults and 3 children went to Cape kitchen for lunch .Even those we had run late almost they going to close after lunch time.but we still been served and having good food from the ocean and great wine recommended by...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 229Adele
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with good reviews and decided to go and try it out. Our experience was not so good, we ordered our meals, entree' came without our drinks which we needed to remind them about it. Most frustrating moment was we waited over 1 hour...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank johnsands19
Hello T, Guest Relations Manager at The Cape Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi John Sands - Welcome to Trip Advisor! It is always disappointing when we can't meet our guests expectations. We appreciate feedback good and not so good and always hope that people leave us happy. Please give us a call to discuss your meal with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely love this beautiful place on the island. The food is wonderful, and not too pricey for its creative and well presented fare. It's my favourite birthday place, and the staff are friendly. Book ahead for a special table with awesome views.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GrandTour562886
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal here with my partner and her Mum, fantastic food, we had the ribs, pate and trout to start and the duck, pork and barramundi main. All was done well and the ribs were a particular highlight. Nice locally sourced ingredients, friendly waitress and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gdt11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made an unplanned visit to Cape Kitchen for lunch. The menu looked very interesting but we wanted a light lunch so had the cheese board and a glass of wine. Both were excellent and made us wish we had planned to have a full...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, wonderful service, exquisite views. I had the lamb shanks and my wife had the salmon.The wine, the mains, the shares and the sides were all excellent...no comment as to the desserts we were too full to partake.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing view, good food, kids friendly. The place is a must visit for your lunch if you visit the island.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fstst2
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15 December 2016|
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Response from Hello T | Property representative |
Hi there We definitely do offer seasonal, fresh vegan meals in addition to our menu offerings. If you are able to contact us we can advise you what today's selections would be. We do advise all of our guests with dietary... More
20 May 2016|
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Response from Hello T | Property representative |
Hi Trish The fenced off ponds serve different functions. The first fenced pond to your left as you travel down our driveway is our Revegetation Project, as Knills said, it is a safe area for the wild birds and native... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 Phillip Island Rd, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Newhaven
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5956 7200
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The Cape Kitchen located on Phillip Island provides breathtaking views of the Southern Ocean and coastline. Our setting is our inspiration; unique, natural, distinctive. A place to gather for special occasions and everyday celebrations, The Cape Kitchen holds a place in the hearts and memories of many of our local guests as well as visitors’ from within and outside of Australia. Everything we do is about sharing. The best produce is sourced, prepared and served with care and respect for our guests, each other and the environment. Our menu is focussed on what is in-season as well as introducing unique Australian flavours. We showcase local produce at every opportunity and our proud of our collaboration with other businesses that share our passion. The philosophy underpinning the dining experience is reflected in an all Victorian wine list featuring a selection of boutique local wineries. The Cape Kitchen also boasts a beverage selection including local beer and gin, an organic non-alcoholic selection and fine Australian made spirits. The Cape Kitchen is a place for locals to meet and for tourists to experience Phillip Island as a destination, welcoming all guests with warmth and genuine joy.
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