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Welcome to the Phillip Island RSL

Welcome to the Phillip Island RSL

To all Members and Guests,

We are pleased and excited to advise the re-opening of the Phillip Island RSL under the recently announced easing of restrictions by the State Government. Wednesday 21 October 2020 is the day, and we are delighted to be welcoming all our Members back to the RSL.

Below are measures we have undertaken by instruction of the Chief Medical Officer of Victoria to help keep our RSL safe for all our Members:

  • COVID 19 Safety Plan is in place and in practice.
  • Masks must be worn at all times (except when seated).
  • All Staff have completed the COVID-19 Infection Control Government Online Training.
  • Thorough frequent cleaning and sanitising of the RSL with focus of high touch points.
  • Access to hand sanitiser throughout the RSL.
  • New limits on the number of people allowed in the RSL including communal areas at one time.
  • We prefer and are encouraging contactless payments.
  • We are required to restrict Member and Guest numbers in the Club (Confined to 10 people per enclosed space by four spaces (40) and a maximum table group of 10), ensuring 1.5 meters distance between seated tables is maintained.
  • Terrace is open for outdoor dining as per restrictions.
  • Reservations are essential for bistro.
  • Bistro times – 12pm (lunch), 5pm and 6.45pm (Dinner).
  • Photo ID is mandatory for all patrons, including members to access the RSL.
  • Patrons who reside within the metropolitan and/or lockdown areas are unable to access the RSL.
  • Sports Lounge is open to a maximum of 10 people.
  • TAB is open (22 October 2020).
  • 1.5 – 2.0 hour time limits apply.
  • The Gaming Room is NOT currently operating.

Venue Opening Times

From 21 October – 25 October 2020

  • 11am – 9pm
  • Grand Final Eve Public Holiday 12pm open

Closed 26 – 27 October 2020

From 28 October – 7 November 2020

  • 11am – 9pm
  • Melbourne Cup Day – TBD

From 10 November onwards (subject to change based on restrictions)

Tuesday – Saturday

  • 11am – 9pm

Sunday and Monday – Closed (subject to change)

Please be patient as we work through the COVID 19 Restriction process, any delays or changes are largely due to Government enforced rules and we are doing our best to ensure all our members, guests and staff remain safe.

If you require any further information please call the RSL after 10am within the above trading days.

Hope to see you all at the RSL,

From the Phillip Island RSL Team

  • "Nice quiet place for any sort of dining, away from the main bustling part of Cowes – 5 stars"

    - Richard L, Feb 2019
  • "Very friendly staff, large venue, great meals – 5 stars"

    - Curly Francis, Feb 2019
  • "Good dinner with some friends. Kids liked checking out the artillery outside – 5 stars"

    - James, Feb 2019
  • "Comfortable, wonderful, friendly staff, lovely meals – 5 stars"

    - Anthony S, Jan 2019
  • "Plenty of open space and windows – 4 star"

    - Stephen B, Jan 2019
  • "Fantastic, good honest food, also proper gluten free meals – 5 stars"

    - Troy M, Feb 2019
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