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Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar

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1821 Phillip Island Rd | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 1666
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1821 Phillip Island Rd | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had lunch at the Rusty Water Brewery. We had the seafood platter for two and it was awesome, especially the mussels (yummy). Great tasting paddle of beers as well. Highly recommended.

1  Thank juzcruizin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner and were not disappointed, the food and service was excellent. We had the seafood paella, seafood spagetti garlic bread mmm Perfect portion sizes left just enough room for dessert which was also delicious. We had the sticky date pudding, their special...More

2  Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A large group pre booked. They coped well with different requirements. Staff were friendly. Food was fantastic.

1  Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, actually, I didn't try all the breweries in Australia, but this one is damn good and they have great food too. I had the IPA, and Duck Confit. Both are supurb!

3  Thank Robert and Kare... S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was very attentive, which is quite rare at a touristy destination. I had the seafood spaghetti which was rather bland & I just can’t pick up what it’s lacking. Being a foodie, I normally could pick up what’s lacking. There was also a piece...More

1  Thank LC888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Partner and I had dinner here again as we do every when we visit and stay on the Island. Service was very nice (as always) but the food was a bit of a let down on this occasion. Being a weekday night the place was...More

Thank jsj67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great lunch .big meals and my boys were happy they picked there own lunch from the menu . The prices were average.good location and good variety of food.

1  Thank Darrin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant without a booking and the staff accommodated us with a pleasant attitude. The food was delicious and beer and wine very good. Would definitely go again.

1  Thank lynholmes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an easy stop on the trip from Melbourne down to Cowes. Essentially fancy pub food, the chicken parmagiana was great, as was the beer battered fish & chips. I can also recommmed the tasting paddle of 4 locally brewed beers; went a treat...More

2  Thank FamilyTraveller1012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was quite good here with lots of different beers on tap. Atmosphere was good and prices were quite reasonable. Would recommend this place to anyone.

1  Thank Chris K
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Questions & Answers
Hrvoje P
5 February 2018|
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Response from Neil_Rusty | Property representative |
Hi, whilst we don't have a dress code as such, all the above answers are correct, our expectations are that being a restaurant, people will dress appropriately.
Sandy W
24 September 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1821 Phillip Island Rd | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 1666
  • E-mail
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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