5. Saltwater Phillip Island
Situated right on the water with 270-degree views which include Phillip Island Bridge and Westernport Bay to the north, Saltwater
combines the love of the ocean with quality local produce. Pull up a seat on the deck, or by the floor-to-ceiling windows and knock back a beer paired with some tapas or a tasty woodfired pizza.
6. The Wooli Tavern
Catch some live music in the heart of Cape Woolamai at The Wooli Tavern
. Expect classic pub feeds and a few modern Australian inclusions in a casual setting. Catch live entertainment on the weekend or play a spot of pool with your mates while enjoying local wines, fun cocktails and all your favourite beers on tap.
7. G’Day Tiger
Find a taste of Melbourne’s renowned coffee scene only 30 seconds from the main beach in Cowes at G’Day Tiger
. Coffee and sandwich specialists, the café screams urban sophistication with its concrete benchtops and plywood walls, while roasting beans are sourced from across Melbourne and served alongside classic sanga combos like the Reuben, with a custom ‘Tiger’ to keep the flavour combo interesting.
8. Wild Food Farm and Café
Uncover the flavoursome potential of Australia’s native herbs, spices, fruits and berries at this farm gate to table café in Rhyll. Wild Food and Farm Café
is set in a quaint homestead with a wraparound verandah surrounded by natural bushland. The undercover rainforest is another experiential place to dine surrounded by an abundant food source. The venue blends their own teas, muesli, curries and bush rubs on site, while the cafe whips up special jams, relishes and sauces straight from the garden.