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Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar

) #3 of 62 Restaurants in Cowes $$ - $$$ , ,
1821 Phillip Island Rd | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 1666
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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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 today

Wonderful dinner - most helpful staff who made suggestions on both food and wines. Overall, an excellent dining experience.

Thank vivs2411
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant! Excellent quality food, good atmosphere, friendly staff, excellent service, good wine list with local wines and beer. In summary - a great place to go!

Thank Robyn F
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit here revealed a great selection of their craft ales along with a hearty meal on a Winter night.

Thank Margot C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked online, was not disappointed, great atmosphere, cosy warm restaurant, seated with plenty of room on table for 4. The beer paddles were enjoyable and all the food we ordered was delicious. The wine was perfectly matched to our meals and dessert was devoured by...More

1  Thank Rose O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third night on PI, so we decided on The Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar because the idea of trying some crafted brews from the Phillip Island Brewing Co. was tempting for two in our party. We arrived before 5.30 with a...More

Thank GlobeTrotters4001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved visiting here. We tried the beer and wine paddles. And had some of the finger foods. Staff were welcoming and friendly. Atmosphere was that of a country pub and bistro not just an attraction which made it feel warm and inviting. Highly recommend a...More

1  Thank heatherandpaul2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Phillip island with 2 other couples. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The Brewery Pie was my choice, and did not disappoint. Great selection of beers to try, recommend the tasting paddle. Wine drinkers were well catered for as well. Great atmosphere and service....More

1  Thank Alister B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my family to celebrate my step dads birthday. The staff were super friendly, very helpful and gave the restaurant a fun atmosphere. The food was delicious and used local produce! I look forward to coming back one day soon and ordering a...More

1  Thank KateColGriffin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food!! Highly recommended!! Salt and pepper calamari salad.. Fresh and tasty!! Everything is fresh, hot and tasty!! Thoroughly enjoyed it!! Great long weekend.

Thank yulchik_1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just hand lunch there. Great staff. We had 4 kids and staff great. Colouring sheet and pencils. We all had the Angus Burger - you won't find a Burger this good in Melbourne.

Thank Eden B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - 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, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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.
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