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Sherwoods Restaurant - Bar - Beer Garden

5 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 3773
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (12 reviews)
“linguine” (13 reviews)
“prawn entree” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Lobster tails
"we LOVE our seafood, and this place looked too good to miss"
jessicaoconnell21
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2. Scallops
"The scallop and prawn entree was delicious"
Mischa134
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3. Steak & house cut chips
"I ll be back to order my own steak."
Cassandra C
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1 - 10 of 210 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I find it impossible to believe any bad reviews for Sherwoods and am suspect of those reviewers motives/agendas as our dining experience could not be faulted. The food was fantastic in flavour, presentation and serve sizes were just perfect. Service was wonderful, just the right...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank Richardsmerton
LucasT1678, Manager at Sherwoods Restaurant - Bar - Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, for your kind words, we are happy that you enjoyed your dinning experience with us and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 15 October 2018

One of the handful of restaurants on Phillip Island ( it seems ) that understands how to make very nice food ... and the espresso martini is a very yummy drink, which is great if you’ve been driving for hours and you want coffee and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Trevor R
Lucas T, Manager at Sherwoods Restaurant - Bar - Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Wow, thank you. We love to hear positive feedback. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked to have dinner having never been before. Service was friendly and prompt. We ended up having entree main and shared dessert. The owner introduced herself and was quite lovely. We enjoyed our meals, my partner had steak which he said was delicious and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Joallu
LucasT1678, Manager at Sherwoods Restaurant - Bar - Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, for you kind words and positive feedback, we look forward to seeing you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 November 2018

We went to what used to be our favorite restaurant in cowes for what we thought would be a lovely meal..instead what we got was by far the worst meal we have ever had on Phillip island...the bread was the thinest ive seen... we ordered...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jrg190455
Lucas T, Manager at Sherwoods Restaurant - Bar - Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you John and to your Wife for your criticism. We will endeavor to live up to the standards that you once experienced here. Sorry to hear you will never return and we apologize for your bad experience. What I am disappointed in is you...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018

First time to Sherwoods under the new owners and we had a pleasing experience. It was a quiet Tuesday so menu was limited, very sensible in order to ensure the ingredients are fresh. The restaurant is much brighter and fresh from its recent facelift, the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Mischa134
LucasT1678, Manager at Sherwoods Restaurant - Bar - Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed your experience, we look forward to seeing you again over summer to sample our new menu.

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice place for a quality dinner in Cowes. New owners that are friendly and a pleasure to converse with. My friends loved the oysters. Fat chips were a hit too amongst all. Cheers guys, see you soon.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank ZakLee8
Lucas T, Manager at Sherwoods Restaurant - Bar - Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you for your review. We really appreciate that you enjoyed your experience and that you posted positive feedback. From all of us here, we look forward to you returning to see our new summer menu.

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to Sherwoods with the new owners. We had dinner there with friends and all agreed it was first class. The service was prompt and friendly, the food was superb. Will be going back soon to try some other menu options....More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank AndrewM673923
Lucas T, Owner at Sherwoods Restaurant - Bar - Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you Andrew, We here at Sherwoods appreciate when customers share their good experiences with us. Look forward to seeing you all again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is way overpriced for the service and the quality of food they offer. High end pricing with amateur hour service and food that my local pub beats hands down. The staff were hopeless, they had no idea what the specials were, I asked...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 11leighh
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We had been to this restaurant couple of years ago and whilst the service was slow then, the food was acceptable. We thought we’d give Sherwood’s another try. Unfortunately the dining experience was far below par ...the meals were lukewarm, the pasta gluggy and with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank SLO_11
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

ervice was slow (we waited over an hour for our food), food was luke warm and our soft drinks was flat. They forgot our entrree and served it after our mains were done. Restaurant also tried to charge this on our bill. Would not recommend...More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank hoan502
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$115
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 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: +61 3 5952 3773
  • E-mail
Description
Welcoming setting, with good quality food using local produce when available, accommodating those with dietary requirements.
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