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Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$7 - $23
Bar, Australian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great staff friendly quick service great beers. Plenty of atmosphere good location as it’s next to the maze. On a negative food was pretty average my dinner was greasy and undercooked annoying when you have specifically asked for it to be well cooked. Would visit...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank frankb31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised by this place. Stopped in for a drink and snack and was met with nice staff and good micro brewery with some interesting beers on site. Will go back again for sure. Staff were also smart enough to seat us away from...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Hummitscurse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service, kids looked after with colouring in sheets and pencils. Food was delicious with decent sized portions. Highly recommend trying the beer, lots of options available. Make sure to book though, the place gets quite busy.

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank FootprintsontheBeach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Down for the last weekend before we head back to work. Been a great month of holidays. The plan is place we have no visited before. Drinks to start the long weekend off at Rusty water. Before dinner at salt water. Beers we ok, not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank vincentcL2950RC
Neil_Rusty, Manager at Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am sorry you felt the price of our beer was expensive.Our beers are genuine, small batch brewed using the best ingredients available with no preservatives, artificial colouring or chemical frothing agents with each brew produced with the expertise of an internationally trained brewer. Our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another example of an establishment charging high prices for craft beer. It’s getting tiring. Beers were okay, would drink again but also wouldn’t go out of my way. Beers not value for price charged.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank MASK_3551
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Phillip Island would not be described as a gourmet trail, but the Rusty Water provides good solid family type food. Off the beaten track, especially at night, it is worth a visit. We had seafood and pasta and beef pie, which while unremarkable, hit the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Coastal792654
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Went there for dinner after visiting the Koala Conservation Centre, which is just across the street. The food was fresh and tasty. Good place to go if you are a beer lover. The Shipwreck IPA is a must try. There is live music as well...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jamessJ9415BX
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We brought friends with us after my husband had raved on about the Rusty pie and they were not disappointed. Always a great meal at the brewery!!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank tkt1974
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Food is amazing, especial for one duck meal, quite nice. the location is fatanstic for a family. And local brewing beer and cider is also recommended.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank JiajunW66
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Met up with a friend outside Rusty Water on Sunday afternoon. Our intention was to have coffee. There were a few empty tables outside, as was there inside. We approached the receptionist and ask for a table for two. My friend commented that we were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Bonnie B
Neil_Rusty, Owner at Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2019

Hi Bonny, I am sorry that you were disappointed that your request for coffee only was not accommodated. Being a small, family run business, it is absolutely crucial for us to utilise the extremely busy summer period in order to offset the quieter winter months....More

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Janice S
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Neil_Rusty | Property representative |
Hi Jan, thanks for your question, visit our website, tried to post the link, however answers to questions may not contain website links !! Cheers Neil
Hrvoje P
February 5, 2018|
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Response from DarrinS113 | Reviewed this property |
No just neat and tidy
September 24, 2017|
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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