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Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar

1821 Phillip Island Road | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5952 1666
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Ranked #2 of 40 restaurants in Cowes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $35
Cuisines: European, Australian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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English first
Ventnor, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Have just participated in a wine experience and dinner at the restaurant. Food generous, delicious and inventive. Cooked to perfection. Great value these wine and dine experiences. Tried some fabulous wines and were guided through their history. Staff exceptionally capable and willing to please. A last minute dietary requirement dealt with - no fuss at all. Always a warm welcome... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Had Lamb Curry and Pork Rib Eye. Meat was cooked to perfection and was very tender. Only down side was an overly salty pumpkin soup but it did not mar a satisfying dinner.

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Great dinner,friendly prompt service and reasonable prices. Lovely fire on a cold winter's night. Enjoyed a beer tasting paddle which was generous and offered some good beers. Was pretty empty mid week in winter but I imagine this could get busy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Called for a booking, glad we did. Very busy, because their food is amazing. I had the pork and my husband had the Steak. The best meals we have ever had. The beer sample paddle is great to give you an idea of what to order, but plenty of other options also. The staff were fantastic, very attractive. Highly recommended.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Friendly service with good outdoor seating arrangement. I enjoyed the black beers. I shall come back again

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This place is not to be missed. We had the dinner there after the visit to Phillip Island's Penguin Parade. I ordered a medium cooked steak and it was done to the perfection. The platter was nice too and we wished for more bread. The environment was excellent, nice atmosphere, very spacious and comfortable, not noisy and clean. The staff... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The service was prompt and friendly. Food was of good quality, great atmosphere and beers. Will definitely be visiting again.

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Cranbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were a a family group of 8 adults and 6 children. We were welcomed with some of the most pleasant service I've ever encountered. The food was fantastic and the ambience was lovely. Warm and welcoming on a cold winter night. Children were catered for with a children's menu, and colouring-in on the back. I would recommend this restaurant... More

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Cowes, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Very good food and atmosphere. They do not have the commercial beers but brew their own. Worth trying as they are very good. Staff, very friendly and you get good bang for your buck. Ensure you make reservation. We have been there now on a few occasions, so between us we have tasted the menu and have not had a... More

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Traralgon, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Loved the atmoshpere of this place. Food was excellent and the service was great, wouldnt hesitate to go again!

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