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Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar

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1821 Phillip Island Road | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 1666
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar is home to Phillip Island's only...
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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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very nice venue with good meals, srevice and price

Went to this restaurant as part of a group of twenty people. The venue is well laid out, clean and comfortable with plenty of room. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the service was very good. We selected our meals (lunch) from then menu with a variety of different dishes ordered... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
nik c
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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158 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Went to this restaurant as part of a group of twenty people. The venue is well laid out, clean and comfortable with plenty of room. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the service was very good. We selected our meals (lunch) from then menu with a variety of different dishes ordered. All the meals arrived at pretty much... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We popped in for lunch with our 5 and 7 year old, pencils and paper provided, nice sized kids meals, nothing was a problem. No area to run around to make it truly kid friendly in but that was not a big deal on the day.

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Lads got together and had a few beers and lunch here, great experience, service was really quick and they have a good selection of beers and ciders, food was perfection and in a good location.

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Harpenden
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I opted for a plate of their seasonal veg and potatoes only because I had had so much salad in Australia. It was fabulous and beautifully cooked ,the rest of the party had steaks which they said were lovely . Great place for a meal .

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We have always driven past this restaurant as it was located at a tourist spot on the cowes road and we thought it was just another quick food place , how wrong we were , great food , try the sharing platter , great friendly service and a great range of beer and wine to choose from , Had the... More 

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Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Friday Night dinner at Rusty Waters was a hit. With local singer/guitarist Bern Carroll (no relation) in fine voice and the kitchen and wait team firing, we could not fault the night. The garlic bread was yum while we waited for all to gather. The wine list has a strong selection of local quality wines with minimal markup and the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A mate and I stayed at the Koala Park Resort, next door to this restaurant. I'd eaten there when I was down last year and the food was wonderful, so we went there on Friday night. The beer was cold and excellent, they make their own I'm told. The food was superb, fresh garlic bread and the seafood basket was... More 

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Singapore
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80 reviews 80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Came here for lunch, ordered mussels, calamari salad and rib eye streak. The mussels sauce and streak sauce are great. Refreshing Koala and Pilsener too.

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Melbourne
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Excellent food, great service, friendly atmosphere . Our favourite restaurant. Have never had a bad or indifferent meal. Highly recommended For lunch or dinner

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Melbourne
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169 reviews 169 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We have been to this restaurant a couple of times in the past and have always found the food and service to be excellent. This time we went with friends for deserts and coffees. It is simply a joy to come to this restaurant, as everyone is so friendly & happy. The Owner of the restaurant is on a winning... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1821 Phillip Island Road | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 1666

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 27
  • Cuisine: European, Australian

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?