Located at the gateway to Cowes on beautiful Phillip Island,  features modern comfortable surrounds with a great range of food and beverage options. The family friendly Lone Pine Bistro has a 220 seat dining area and features an alfresco balcony called The Terrace, overlooking a native plant garden; a children’s play room, TAB Keno and separate racing area, Sports bar and lounge with big TV screens, pool table, fireplaces and a library and much more…

COVID Update  – 15/10/2021

The Phillip Island RSL will reopen 11am, 19 October 2021, we are operating under limited capacity with patron restrictions subject to 1:4m2 10 patron indoors and 30 patrons outdoors. The bistro will open 20 October 2021 for lunch and dinner all dining is on the Terrace. Unfortunately we are unable to allow visitors into the RSL from a metropolitan based area under the State Government rules. 

All members and guests are required to be fully vaccinated to enter the RSL.

Patrons will be asked and required to show they are fully vaccinated by displaying a digital certificate via the Services Victoria app, Medicare app or smartphone wallet. A printed version of the certificate or immunisation history statement can also be used as proof, or the patron will need to show evidence of a valid exemption’.

  • Identification is required before you can enter the venue.
  • You must sign in using the State Government QR Code, and then sign into the RSL for liquor licence requirements. 
  • Bookings are essential for the Bistro, we have limited capacity, please call the RSL to make a booking. Phones will be manned from 11.00am daily to take bookings.
  • Face masks are to worn indoors as per State Government guidelines.
  • All areas of the RSL are in operation, and are subject to capacity restrictions per space.

It is a requirement under our Liquor Licence that all visitors must provide proof of residential address upon entry to the RSL.

The RSL has a COVID Safety Plan in place and staff have completed Infection Control Training.

Please be patient as we operate under COVID guidelines and limited resources.

Operating times

Venue: Tuesday – Saturday 11.00am – until late

Bistro: Lunch and dinner – Bookings Essential, we are operating under limited capacity.

Lunch: From 12.00pm

Dinner – Seating Times: From 5.30pm

If you require any further information please call the RSL after 11am within the above trading days.

Hope to see you all at the RSL,



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