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Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar

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1821 Phillip Island Rd | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 1666
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1821 Phillip Island Rd | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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1 - 10 of 437 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was ok. Not bad but not great either. I had the fish n chips she had the risotto. Desert was the highlight. The beer on tap was good. Try the koala pale ale.

Thank Hugh V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A relaxing place to stop for s drink and try the local beer and wine. A great variety of drinks to choose from

1  Thank Yvonne w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a tour group of 23 and most of us had great things to say about the food. We had a selection of only three main dishes, but all were good. The service was effective and friendly. I liked having to go to the...More

1  Thank Peter Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sample some home brew and visiting taps while enjoying a scrumptious meal. Paella was delicious. Not many during around 18:00 seating. Could be the competition of the penguins, but definitely had full attention of servers.

2  Thank idatater
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. Food was OK. Potato wedges were amazing. Paella was so-so. Kids meals were obviously microwaved. Beer and wine good. If you want a good brewery, go to Ocean Reach in Cowes.

Thank sab920
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We visit here once a year and love the food and ambience. The staff are always super accommodating of our young family and I Enjoy thoroughly the food served. We will be back 😊

1  Thank SageSads
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We went with a group of friends. There was a singer playing songs with music. Room is large and tables are not close to the others. After long waiting they made error in the order. Food on average. Good choice of beers.

1  Thank GGioG
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Didn't get a chance to eat here, but I popped in for a quick beer flight. You get to try all four of the Phillip Island Brewing Company beers on tap in fairly generous pours. When I was there, it was the Pure Pilser, Koala...More

1  Thank stephanie_sandiego1
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We ordered the $50 steak and wine dish, it was requested medium/rare and came out well done. It was not the tender steak we were expecting and they didn't care that they overcooked it. "Next time, we will make it perfect. We will let the...More

Thank MaryLilly88
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Had dinner here before penguin parade. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was amazing. It was fresh, nicely presented and really good. Our party had main meals of barrmundi fillets & seafood paella. We all had desserts. Highly recommended, family friendly and comfortable.

2  Thank Anne F
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Hrvoje P
5 February 2018|
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Response from Neil_Rusty | Property representative |
Hi, whilst we don't have a dress code as such, all the above answers are correct, our expectations are that being a restaurant, people will dress appropriately.
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Sandy W
24 September 2017|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
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, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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