Captain Moonlite
Modern Australian
  • Anglesea Surf Lifesaving Club,
    100 Great Ocean Rd,
  • (03) 5263 2454,
  • Breakfast Fri-Mon 8am-11am

    Lunch Fri-Mon noon-3pm

    Dinner Thu-Sun 5.30pm-9pm

Captain Moonlite

The coastal view from the dining room of Angelsea's Surf Lifesaving Club is surely one of Victoria's best. But it's just one part of the fun since Matt Germanchis (ex-Pei Modern) and Emma Gange took over and nailed the seaside dining brief. There's fish and chips with rockling in brittle-crisp batter, the chips textbook crunchy. Or a Fremantle octopus tentacle, slightly charred at the edges, that might arrive with a potato cake and vinegar powder. Or a brightly flavoured Greek salad and lightly cured and smoked raw fish. Sitting diners next to surf club photos and beneath lifesaving boats suspended in the rafters, swiping warmed pita through taramasalata or snapping pieces off a giant prawn and seaweed cracker, is a great version of what Australian seaside dining should be right now. Add a short list of Victorian wines, draught beer and souvlakis served to beachgoers on the veranda and you have a Surf Lifesaving Club that dreams are made

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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $5-$21

    M $23-$42

    D $8-$12

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
  • Cards:
  • Eftpos
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Matt Germanchis


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