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Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar

1821 Phillip Island Rd | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 1666
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef pie” (14 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1821 Phillip Island Rd | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lets start with the positives. Meals where amazing. The parma is a whole chicken breast... too much for me. My wife had the paella spicy seafood and chicken which came more of a risotto wet and mushy. But the flavours were still amazing. Just to...More

Thank Hayden C
Reviewed 5 days ago

As a foodie I loved this place, the food was amazing. I'm not a beer drinker but the company I was with said it was great. I did have a beautiful Muscat with dessert. The owner was behind the bar and also serving food, a...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch on a Saturday, half of our group had the homemade pie which was to die for, the others had the paella which they said was very tasty. We went back next day and sat outside and just had drinks, recommend the paddle...More

Thank Caroline Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

been out and about for the afternoon and this little gem was suggested to us, if you like beer then you need to drop in for a taste, however a larger selection might be needed.

Thank stevepomontour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a drink late in the afternoon and found it quite busy. Good sign. We finished up having hot chips to nibble on. They were really good. Presentation was excellent, staff friendly, nice atmosphere. Boutique beer, and good house white. Well worth visiting.

Thank Gail B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for diner and to sample the beers on offer. Great value tasting paddle at $15 for 4 beers in 170ml glasses.. all the beers were decent, the IPA (which I ordered in addition to the paddle) was my favourite, the chicory stout was...More

Thank TrentAUS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to sample there beers we had heard so much about. We got the beer paddle that came with four beer samples all named after different spots on the island. It was good value at $15 a paddle

Thank AdamMelissa G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying in Kilcunda we had a great dinner here on Easter Sunday-chosen from Trip Advisor and a new place for us. Warm, friendly atmosphere, staff very welcoming and food was terrific. Great range for all four of our different tastes and high quality. We'll be...More

Thank Lyn1808
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Stopped in for a beer sampler early afternoon, sat outside on the veranda and enjoyed the sun. Seeing the meals coming out for lunches looked great and smelt amazing so we decided to book for dinner and came back that night with friends. Had an...More

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

16/04/2017. Ordered our first drinks and unfortunately our waitress spilt a glass of red wine down my back. Naturally she was apologetic and very embarrassed. I didn't react to what had happened as I felt for the waitress. She brought extra napkins and a waiter...More

Thank lindamelbourne_14
Neil_Rusty, Manager at Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi LindaMelbourne_14 Please accept our sincere apology. There was a misunderstanding on management’s part that the wine had been spilt on the floor. This was why no one followed up with you. We are sorry that this occurred. Please contact us on 5952 1666 to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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.