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The Public Brewery

$$ - $$$, ,
13 Lacey St, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
+61 3 9725 5864
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sliders” (2 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
“great beer” (8 reviews)
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Lacey St, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

We've been meaning to find this place for awhile as other friends had been here & enjoyed it. We found the staff friendly from the moment you walk in the front door. The atmosphere is great & there was more space than we first realised....More

Thank pammy88
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

I’ve brewed beers here a few time as well as just going for some drinks. The place is very chilled and have amazing beers on tap, as well as a special house made beer every month or so. I’m a bit bias as I live...More

Thank Shane D
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Can’t drive past Croydon without stopping at The Public Brewery Great for a small or larger group, or even something a little more romantic Really awesome atmosphere with plenty of seating indoor and outdoor. They even have a very large selection of takeaway options! Check...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Great relaxed feel, awesome atmosphere & great service. Wasn't too impressed by the food but it was good value for money.

Thank Nomes29
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

We came here to enjoy a good local brew and meal. The bar staff really knew their beers and gave some samples of their own beer. Loved the German lager made for October Fest and hope they make it a regular!! We had two burgers,...More

Thank lizzy1969_10
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

A great place for a lazy Sunday afternoon session with friends. A good selection of craft beers and tasty menu. Great with some live music

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We were driving in the area looking for a lunch spot. Ended up walking in, getting a table and ordered a shared plate for lunch and a kids meal for the younger one. The ambiance, decor and service was great. The food was really good...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

I love the platters! they are amazing! the go so well with a great range of wines by the glass. We were there Sunday afternoon and the live music was a great surprise and bonus. The staff are friendly, but it gets really busy so...More

Thank roddungan
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

We recently celebrated a family birthday here. Habing never been before I was pleasantly surprised by the excellent use of space and design. The service was excellent very friendly and professional. We had some excellent sharing platters and the food was delicious. It was a...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Great food and atmosphere. House made beer. Staff were exceptional gave advice on which beer to try. Food was quick and tasty

Thank grandmafraser
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Kerry M
February 1, 2016|
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Response from chill185 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't don't eat anything - but their menu isn't one I'd like. Trying to be too different. Still think ni it's a great pace to have a drink - in Croydon or Eastland.
February 13, 2015|
Response from judy61Melbourne | Reviewed this property |
Depends if you go to the Croydon one or the new Ringwood one. Assuming you are visiting ringwood there is a restaurant that serves lovely meal or a providor that does sandwich etc. Croydon is fancy bar food ie mini pulled... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Lacey St, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Maroondah  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9725 5864
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