Bill has carved out a unique space in the industry. In turn, he himself has become a Melbourne institution. He is the heart and soul of Lobster Cave.

Bill Ferg’s three-decade love affair with Lobster Cave began in 1980’s as a waiter, where his passion for incredible service and spectacular seafood was sparked. That devotion to Lobster Cave intensified after he purchased the restaurant in 1987 and transformed it into a household name. With an unwavering commitment to sourcing and serving the best seafood, hiring the most dedicated and talented staff and fostering a family atmosphere, Bill has carved out a unique space in the industry. In turn, he himself has become a Melbourne institution. He is the heart and soul of Lobster Cave. Lobster Cave occupies rare air with its devotion to acquiring the best – be it product or people. With this foundation, Lobster Cave has become the destination of choice for generations of celebrations – from first dates, to milestone birthdays and cornerstone life moments. Lobster Cave’s dedication to scouring Australian waters for the highest quality seafood has earned its reputation as the best seafood restaurant in Melbourne. From the star dish Southern Rock Lobster, Skull Island whole jumbo king prawns, extra-large Moreton Bay bugs, Clyde River Grande Pacific oysters, to jumbo Western Australian scampi – it’s a celebration of our abundant waters. Lobster Cave sources all produce from Australia, New Zealand and at times also delving into world-renowned Atlantic waters in our never-ending quest for only the best the world has to offer. A celebration of the sea, Lobster Cave’s relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere is renown in the local Beaumaris community and beyond. Located in the popular community square, discerning customers enjoy five-star cuisine paired with one of the finest wine lists in Australia – or BYO with no corkage