5. Saltwater Phillip Island
Saltwater's waterfront spot is a knock-out, with 270-degree views out to Phillip Island Bridge and Westernport Bay. Pull up a seat on the deck or by the floor-to-ceiling windows for gazing and grazing. Quality local produce stars on the menu. Knock back a beer paired with tapas or tasty wood-fired pizza.
6. Pino's Trattoria
Enjoy warm hospitality and laidback vibes at popular Pino’s Trattoria on the main street in Cowes, still going strong after 30 years. Dine indoors or out, getting together for honest, traditional Italian flavours – whether it's pizza or pasta, all the favourites are done satisfyingly well.
7. Kelp Dining
This delightful little cocktail bar and eatery in San Remo is a firm fave among visitors and locals. Tour the Americas – from Canada to Chile – in a tasty menu of tacos, burgers, light bites and sharing plates, while friendly bartenders shake up delicious drinks from the extensive cocktail list.
8. Bani's Restaurant & Bar
Savour fresh Victorian produce and bay views at modern Greek waterfront restaurant Bani's in Cowes. Enjoy flavour-packed dishes made with love, including sharing platters with slow-cooked meats or market fresh seafood. End things on a high with a delectable sweet Greek treat.