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Address: 79 High St, Woodend, Victoria 3442, Australia
Phone Number: 0354272510
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Mon 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Champion Racehorse Tour with Beer and Wine Tasting

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Can't get much more of a pub than holgates. A brewery and pub in one is great. Meals are generous and traditional. Worth a visit if you're in Woodend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
alltimechelsea
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Sunbury, Victoria, Australia
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43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been saying for ages "We must go there" and now we can tick it off our list. Spur of the moment get away from children and grand children. We booked a room which came with continental breakfast, four different types of cereal to chose from, three types of bread to make toast, butter, vegemite and jams for the... More 

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Thank kimmykitten
KeatingsWoodend, Owner at Holgate Brewhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting & posting the lovely review. Its sounds like you had the full experience! Beer tasting, 3 course dinner, live music & accommodation. So glad you enjoyed it all. Hope to see you back soon! Cheers More 

Melbourne, Australia
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112 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't get much more of a pub than holgates. A brewery and pub in one is great. Meals are generous and traditional. Worth a visit if you're in Woodend.

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Thank alltimechelsea
KeatingsWoodend, Owner at Holgate Brewhouse, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review & for visiting our historic hotel & craft brewery. Hope to see you back soon! Cheers More 

Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by with the family. Lovely old building in a great setting on a perfect winters day. Ordered an Agave IPA pint (which was great) and drinks for the family as well as some food. When we sat down the kids at the table next to us were jumping up and down going 'where's our chips?'..not a good sign. 45... More 

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Thank gkinbkk
KeatingsWoodend, Owner at Holgate Brewhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting. Glad you enjoyed the beer & food! We normally have enough staff on to take care of our bookings as well as the many customers that drop by. However the day you visited, we were inundated with an extremely large group that hadn't booked which stretched our resources. Sorry for the delay in service More 

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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a huge group of 12 and needed a lunch stop on a big travel day. We arrived at 1.30-2pm and were so happy that we're scraped in before the kitchen closed at 2.30pm (I think it was). I had the chicken stuffed with cheese, wrapped in prosciutto on a bed of veges, spinach with a creamy sauce drizzled... More 

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Thank Good Ol K
KeatingsWoodend, Owner at Holgate Brewhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by! Glad you enjoyed the meals. Hope you get a chance to visit again. Perhaps stay the night in our B&B accommodation so that you can taste all the beers! More 

Miami
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic family pub located only 45 mins from Melbourne, great range of beers on tap and for sale as take away. Had the meatballs and graziers plate which were amazing, Freind helpful staff! Can't wait to return

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KeatingsWoodend, Owner at Holgate Brewhouse, responded to this review

Hi Justin, Thanks for visiting & posting the review. Hope you visit again soon to try more of our yummy food & Holgate beer! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

My boyfriend and i went to see this interesting place but it was a big disappointment. The mood was just flat and there isn't that much variety on the menu. Even no variety of alcohol apart from the beer.

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Thank Loredana873
KeatingsWoodend, Owner at Holgate Brewhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting. We believe we have a lot of variety on our menu. The menu is available for viewing from our website. We offer share plates, pub favourites & restaurant style mains & tasty specials. We cater to vegetarians, vegans, gluten free guests & children too! Besides our Holgate beer, we offer local wines, local cider & a range... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I had been meaning to try this place for ages, as I am rather partial to their Mt Macedon Pale Ale. So when I could convince some friends to join me, I jumped at the chance. The tasting paddle had 8 varieties for $20, and they kindly agreed to swap out one that I'd already tried. And never a more... More 

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Thank Daniel B
KeatingsWoodend, Owner at Holgate Brewhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting - glad you enjoyed the beer. Hope you visit again soon! More 

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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Have been to the Holgate Brewery a number of times. Always drop in when visiting Woodend. Range of beers are great, favourite being the Macedon Pale Ale. Hot chips and wedges were delicious. Chorizo was so and so. Havent tried the main dining menu so cant comment. Staff are very welcoming. We sat in the beer garden, tucked away from... More 

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KeatingsWoodend, Owner at Holgate Brewhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting. Glad you had a great time. We have live music every Friday night and on the last Sunday each month. Hope to see you back soon! More 

Lancefield, Australia
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77 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We were thrilled when relatives who had come to visit took us to Holgate's for lunch. It had been a long time between drinks for us and quite frankly, we hoped that the overall service had not changed. It hadn't. It was a hugely busy weekend in Woodend and the queue to order food was also hugely long. However, we... More 

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KeatingsWoodend, Owner at Holgate Brewhouse, responded to this review

Hi Shelia, Thanks for visiting & taking the time to write a review. Happy that you enjoyed lunch. Hope you drop by again soon! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Begrudgingly I had been on a 6km walk through muddy paths to reach a "scenic view" - I may have well stared at a blank piece of A4 as I would have seen more. Now it was my choice, I wanted a beer and I wanted good food - I wasn't disappointed. Having got into Holgate Brewhouse I made a... More 

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Thank MattKendall
KeatingsWoodend, Owner at Holgate Brewhouse, responded to this review

Hi Matt, Thanks for visiting. Glad you enjoyed the meals & the beer. Hope you get a chance to visit again. The scenery in the Macedon Ranges is stunning except on a foggy day!! More 

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