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Chris's Restaurant & Villas

Overlooking Bass Strait, set high in the Otways above the Great Ocean Road, Chris's Beacon Point Restaurant and Villas has become a Mecca for gourmet travellers. His personal approach to hospitality has made him one of the best-loved characters in the region and his passion for the food of Southern Europe combined with the freshest and purest produce has made his cuisine world famous.

Chris’s Beacon Point Restaurant opened in 1979 along much the same lines as his original, much loved and lauded “Chris’s Restaurant” down the Great Ocean Road in Lorne, now long gone.

In those days Apollo Bay was a quiet fishing village on the fringe of the Western District, with little in the way of fine dining. Chris, with his emphasis on the fabulous freshly caught seafood of the ‘Bay’ along with his trademark Mediterranean cooking with a Greek accent, has done a lot to change that.

The original pinewood and glass dining room, seating 30, was extended over the years until it held 120 on two levels. In May 2003 it was totally destroyed by fire. Chris built a new “Chris’s” on the ashes of the old, and reopened on Christmas Day 2003.

These days the Great Ocean Road has an international profile and is one of Australia’s top tourist destinations, and Apollo Bay is booming.  With Apollo Bay’s transformation, so too has Chris’s become an icon of the Great Ocean Road.

Restaurant Open

Nightly seven days a week from 6PM and lunches on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 2PM.

Studio Accommodation

Sleeps 2 in a king or queen size bed. With polished wood floors, and floor to ceiling windows. The studios are fully self-contained, air conditioned with panoramic views from Cape Patton to Apollo Bay. Read more...

Villa Accommodation

Comfortably appointed and tastefully decorated. Maximum occupancy is 4, with 1 queen size bed, and 1 double or 2 single beds. Boasting the same great views, our villas are fully self-contained and air conditioned. Read more...

Chris's Restaurant & Villas

280 Skenes Creek Rd
Apollo Bay, 3233
PO Box 247
Apollo Bay, 3233
Victoria Australia

© 2017 2017 Chris's Beacon Point Restaurant & Villas
Skenes Creek Rd, Apollo Bay on the Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia.
Fine Dining Restaurant, Villa & Studio Accommodation, Breathtaking Ocean Views.
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