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Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$, ,
1821 Phillip Island Rd | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 1666
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1821 Phillip Island Rd | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location for regular catchup over a beer or two. Beer is great and the service is friendly and helpful. Good location in the middle of the Island.

1  Thank amazenthings
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place with great service! I ordered a main serving of the calamari salad and it was delicious!! For dessert I ordered the sundae and it was amazing!! Would definelty eat there again!!

2  Thank _izzy_tschannel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my fiancé stoped of here on the way through and glad we did !!! The friendly staff upon arrival made us feel very welcome also the choice of drinks was spot on !!! I highly recommend the paella as it was delicious also...More

2  Thank Chris E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I dined here on the weekend with friends. Plenty of choices on the menu. We had a seafood platter that was a special of the day and it was delicious. Food came quickly, nothing was a problem and the staff were friendly and efficient. Great...More

1  Thank littlemrspottz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten 4 times in the past 6 or so months at the Rusty Water. Every time my steak has been perfect - and no complaints from our companions either. I don't think my annoyance is worthy of losing a star, so I made my...More

1  Thank KJonholidays
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited with a large group of people and was surprised at the atmosphere. Nice warm fire, lovely staff. They have plenty of ales on offer. I had the steak and it was perfectly done. No complaints and we should be returning

Thank YouWorry
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Nice atmosphere for a quiet drink - not like a pub. The fire was going and the beer sampler was great.

Thank USADiane_11
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Came here on a quiet winter weekend for lunch. The restaurant wasn't that busy but was warm and inviting. The service was exceptional and food was delicious. The garlic bread is amazing, as was the ravioli. My partner had the beer paddle which had a...More

Thank Geegard
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Rusty Waters is a gem and is located on Phillip Island. The menu is appealing, there is a good range of beverages on offer and without exception I found the staff to be very courteous and attentive. This was my second visit and I strongly...More

1  Thank Caplink
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner. Service was attentive and fast. Few vegetarian options but willing to modify things.

1  Thank Carina T
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Sandy W
24 September 2017|
Response from Neil_Rusty | Property representative |
Hi Sally, we have a semi private function room, can accomodate up to 30 Cheers Neil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1821 Phillip Island Rd | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 1666
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Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar is home to Phillip Island's only handcrafted ales plus a selection of ales from other like minded craft breweries. We are sure to have an ale to tempt you.Our team of Internationally trained Chef's will amaze you with the variety of dishes they create, using the freshest,locally sourced products and ingredients wherever possible. Our menu changes with the seasons and is complemented by a variety of special dishes using seasonal produce. Gluten Free & Vegetarian Dining Options are available.Whether it's enjoying the relaxed atmosphere on the outside decking or warming yourself in front of the cosy wood fires, The Team at Rusty Water will make you feel most welcome.
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