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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
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
225-243 Thompson Ave | Phillip Island RSL, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner at the RSL whilst on a short stay in Phillip island. Great food, prompt friendly service and a great atmosphere. Had our 2 year old with us and the staff were very obliging, relocating our reserved table so that we could be near...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Natasha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the roast lamb dinner, which was but it was $23.50 so not cheap. My husband was able to use his seniors discount to get an $18 seafood basket which was better value. Beer selection is bit limited. Staff and service were very good.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DiannaC308
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Dianna for your feedback. We hope you enjoyed your meal - our aim is to offer value for money with generous proportions of quality meals for the whole family to enjoy.Our Bistro is very popular so we try and serve our patrons within 30...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick dinner before the Penguins on our last night in Cowes. Super friendly lady on the door to greet & seat us. Nice fresh food and promptly served. As with most RSL clubs a lovely ambience & warm friendly feel. Thnx...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MrPiquet
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the fabulous 5 star review. We are very happy to read that you included dinner at our venue before you headed out to the world famous "little penguins" - opening from 5.30pm certainly helps to ensure our patrons can get...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

It is so easy to select healthy food here. The children’s menu is both yummy and healthy. Its great that you can make choices based on the red, amber and green. It is good to see this venue caring about the customer’s who want to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank VPATraveller
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive feedback regarding our fairly recent initiative utilising a traffic light system to denote healthy options. We have been working closely with Bass Coast Health with this initiative and have had some great feedback and as a result, our new menu...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Good food at great prices and always good to support the RSL. Its a great venue and has heaps of parking.More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Jacques196810
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jacques for your recent feedback after your visit to our venue. We are thrilled to read you had an enjoyable experience and we met your expectations. There certainly are plenty of car parks and lots of disabled parking close to the entry. We...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018

Very impressed by the building and the venue and the greeting upon arrival - but that's where it all stopped. My husband ordered the 300g RUMP steak with 'mustard SAUCE' and veggies and I ordered the gummy shark with chips and salad. Upon receiving our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bcaccaviello
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We take constructive criticism seriously and do follow through with genuine complaints such as yours. After discussion with staff, it sounds like it was a communication problem. We have mustard sauce available as well as mustard pots. Had you asked...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

It’s hard to go wrong at this RSL bistro Meals were large and very tasty Roast lamb was melt in the mouth tender Great choice of children’s meals and a kids play area to keep them occupied

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jesswakeling
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Hubby said.. “give it a go, it’s an RSL they should be to a standard” - that’s what he said the second time we were here and my meal was bad then... oh well, it was late, he was hungry and we wanted somewhere we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 2_macks
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback after your recent visit to our venue. We are disappointed we did not meet your expectations and surprised that you did not advise our bistro staff of your specific issues on the day. Had you done so we may have...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

The extensive menu at the RSL offers plenty of choices, from expensive to affordable fare. Our group of five was able to have a main each for under $100, so I'd call that good value. Drinks are not expensive, which is great. Everyone enjoyed his/her...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank nocatnow
PhillipIslandRSL, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for our 4 star review after visiting our venue in April. We are pleased that you had such an enjoyable experience and found it to be good value for money. We hope that you will return again soon.

Reviewed 29 March 2018

Visited for dinner on Monday 26th February. This was our second visit and I must say we really enjoyed it. This time we dined inside and each of us had the seniors meals, great choice and generous portions. Recommend you give them a try.

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Michael-4551
Maxine S, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thanks Michael for your fabulous five star review of our Lone Pine Bistro. We are pleased that we met your expectations and look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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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
US$6 - US$28
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
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
  • E-mail
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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