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“Great Food and Delightful Service”

Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #3 of 72 Restaurants in Cowes
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $24
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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.
Rozelle, Australia
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Food and Delightful Service”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

A restaurant a few kilometers before you arrive in Cowes. Offers a very good menu and good wines.
The Phillip Island Estate wine is hard to find and is a great complement to the food.
It was also nice to have entertainment on Friday night.

  • Visited February 2013
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1 Thank Bob348
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Sunset Strip
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great food and Ales”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

We love heading to Rusty Water, its one of only a few places on the Island that update and change their menu. Staff are always accommodating and friendly. Friday nights live music is a bonus.

  • Visited January 2013
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3 Thank Greg T
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Gladstone
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great food and beer!”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

We ate here for dinner before heading to the Penguin Parade. The service here is great, and the staff is very helpful and attentive. The calamari starter was great, as were our main dishes (Beer battered fish and chips & Gnocchi). It was fun to try the house beers included in the beer flight- definitely recommend ordering this! So glad we stumbled upon this place!

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Megan H
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“Quick and quality feed”
Reviewed January 19, 2013

Not our choice in beers, however service and atmosphere was great. Plenty of other drinking options. Being a classy place we were worried how long the food would take and was very surprised with not just the speed but also the quality, calamari was delish, great relaxed but quality place to dine

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Thank Aussietucker
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Melbourne, Australia
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194 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“Relaxing dinner.”
Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

We ate dinner here tonight and had a really enjoyable relaxing evening. Extensive wine and beer list available with pleasant attentive service.
Food was well presented and beautifully cooked with the standout for us the pork cooked in cider with walnuts. Delicious!

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Thank CandN07
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