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Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
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, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1821 Phillip Island Rd | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate hear late august after going to ghe penguin parade, it was warm and cosy. A musician was playing and it added to the atmosphere. The food was tasty, and did not seem overpriced. We had a housemade pie, and a parmi, and a...More

1  Thank Patty T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and food ! comfortable and friendly ! Worth trying - popular with couples, family and children. Live performers from time to time. My wife and I have visited twice now over past 6 months and have not been disappointed. Good selection of wine...More

2  Thank EatingaGo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for lunch. Food was delicious, fairly priced and portioning was great ( generous without being over the top ). It was light, cosy and comfortable. Staff were friendly and keen to spruik the origins of the produce used. We tried the tasting...More

1  Thank Kerrie A
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Visited the Rusty Waters Brewery on a cold Sunday night The Service and hospitality, and the log fire, certainly warmed us up. EXCELLENT LOCAL BREWS OF BEER AND WINE FOLLOWED BY THE RUSTY PİE MADE THE EVENING 10 out of 10. WELL DONE WE WİLL...More

2  Thank Brenmarl
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

A few of us caught up for dinner tonight - this is easy to locate next to a large koala on the main road . There is heaps of parking. The gentleman who greeted me was professional and friendly AND he promoted Gippsland produce!!! When...More

3  Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Family friendly staff welcoming even prepared for kids with colouring in and quize, great service , excellent food, just a little pricey

2  Thank Erica B
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Had a great share platter sitting on the front deck whilst watching the world go by. A good list of quality beers are served here & the restaurant has plans for an extension. Plenty of parking on the main Philip Island road, right where the...More

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We had dinner at Rusty Water Brewery on a Saturday night. The atmosphere was very nice and homey, the good was great and the service was excellent. We had a table right near the fire which was great for a cold winters night. We would...More

2  Thank Gary T
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

I like their Churchill beer. It is impressive. Good taste, aroma. However food is not as impressive as beer compared to what you pay for. The service was good.

1  Thank Trek773230
Reviewed June 18, 2018

A real gem of a find. Been going to the Island for over 40 years and must say I have driven past this place many times since it opened - finally went there with friends and it is brilliant. Best food I have ever had...More

2  Thank yehaaa
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Janice S
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Neil_Rusty | Property representative |
Hi Jan, thanks for your question, visit our website, tried to post the link, however answers to questions may not contain website links !! Cheers Neil
Hrvoje P
February 5, 2018|
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Response from DarrinS113 | Reviewed this property |
No just neat and tidy
Sandy W
September 24, 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$7 - US$23
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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