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“beer and meat fest”
Review of Bad Shepherd

Bad Shepherd
Ranked #10 of 80 Restaurants in Cheltenham
Price range: US$9 - US$18
Description: Bad Shepherd Brewing Co. is a boutique microbrewery and restaurant located in the Bayside suburb of Cheltenham. The brainchild of husband and wife team, Dereck and Diti Hales, the brewpub focuses on creating a unique and inviting venue for locals to enjoy fine craft beer and good old fashioned American comfort food. Open seven days a week, you’re sure to find a beer style you’ll love. Bad Shepherd beers are also available at over 300 restaurants, bars and bottle shops across Melbourne. Let us lead you into temptation.
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Description: Bad Shepherd Brewing Co. is a boutique microbrewery and restaurant located in the Bayside suburb of Cheltenham. The brainchild of husband and wife team, Dereck and Diti Hales, the brewpub focuses on creating a unique and inviting venue for locals to enjoy fine craft beer and good old fashioned American comfort food. Open seven days a week, you’re sure to find a beer style you’ll love. Bad Shepherd beers are also available at over 300 restaurants, bars and bottle shops across Melbourne. Let us lead you into temptation.
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Lets start with the beer. Brewed on the premises, big choice, only tried a couple but both good. Next the meat. Really good ribs, brisket, pulled pork. Veggies - Chips, mac&cheese - er - that's all?
No wall hangings mean it's loud and atmospheric. Summary - bring your mates for a good evening out

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Simon S, Manager at Bad Shepherd, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thanks for your review and apologies for the delay in responding. Glad you enjoyed the beers and thanks for the feedback on the vegetarian options, which is something we've worked on recently.

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Stopped in for a quick tasting paddle on a night of brewery hopping in Melbourne. They are putting out good renditions of classic styles and working on the experimental side. A good place for a beer or two

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Simon S, Manager at Bad Shepherd, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thanks for your review and apologies for the delay in responding. Glad you enjoy our beers and hope you're enjoying some of the new options we've had out more recently.

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have been quite a few times. The beer is always good and the food is good enough.

It's a bit more rough and ready than I'd like and the music is sometimes loud enough to make conversation over a table more challenging.

If you like beer you have to give it a go.

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Simon S, Manager at Bad Shepherd, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thanks for your review and apologies for the delay in responding. Appreciate your feedback about the music levels and thanks for recommending beer lovers to give us a go.

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Compelled to write the review just because of how much I liked the Hazelnut Brown beer. Good service, solid lunch food - will continue coming back.

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Simon S, Manager at Bad Shepherd, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Thanks for the review, very much appreciate it and hearing that you enjoyed the Hazelnut Brown as much as you did. See you next time!

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Bad shepherd is a terrific place. The beer is awesome - creative with many styles. Plus you can't beat the BBQ and the rest of food. What is even better is the staff and the owner derrick is a hands on person that loves talking to the guests. Don't miss it.

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Simon S, Manager at Bad Shepherd, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

Hi Rodney - thanks for the review, we're glad you enjoyed everything about your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Cheers
Simon

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