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Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar

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Bar, European, Australian, Gluten Free, Pub
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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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Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I visited here for dinner. Service was good nice wood fire and good ambience. Good wine list. I had the duck which I would highly recommend while my husband had the chicken Parma. Would definitely return here for a meal.

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Thank Rebecca W
Geelong Bellarine, Australia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our meals were absolutely faultless , there was not a single thing left on our plates and we even managed to make room for dessert! As one of us is coeliac the waiter double checked to make sure it was gluten free and nothing was a hassle. Highly recommend

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Thank amyo0o
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a quick drink before dinner out. We all tried the tasting paddles. Boys had the beer, girls tried the sparkling wine paddles. Great price at $15 each. Tip: order the buckets of chips too, very tasty!! Nice warm fire, good atmosphere, nice friendly service.

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Thank Donna G
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your heading down to Philip Island for the day then make sure you call into Rusty Water, the service is excellent and the food is great and they have a good selection of drinks to choose from, make sure that you try the paddle of beer

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Thank kevin c
Cowes, Australia
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

been here a couple of times now and each time i have never been disappointed. Enjoy the vibe and ambience of the place,set on Beautiful Phillip Island.

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Thank david w
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing meal, fast service even though the place was extremely busy due to the long weekend! Lots of gluten free options including beer! We both cleaned our plates and definitely coming back tomorrow.

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1 Thank Lisa M
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This is a nice place to enjoy local beers, with a good range of beer types. Take the paddle and taste the beers! Did not eat here, but expect it would be good.

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Doreen, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Booked a night away to come back here as last visit was fantastic! Wont be returning again. 3 peices of pasta for 16 dollars and 5 dollars for a drink thats the size of a kids pop top. Way to pricey.

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Thank Erinn S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

The beer tasting platter is excellent & the food outstanding! The chef's salad was superb and you could actually make out the difference with the freshness of the ingredients! Friendly & attentive staff!

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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We love a good craft beer, so always look for places to try new beer on our travels. This place has a lovely atmosphere. It was a cold, wet day when we went, but the fire inside kept us nice and toasty. We had the beer tasting paddle and really enjoyed the beers. We did not eat the day we... More 

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Thank Leigh H

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$7 - $24
Cuisine
Bar, European, Australian, Gluten Free, Pub
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
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
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
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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