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Half Moon

$$ - $$$, ,
120 Church St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 3 9591 0611
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“hamburger” (2 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
“great beer” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
120 Church St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Agree with other reviews, Not great value for money. It is Brighton, but c'mon don't take the piss at $28 for veg pasta! Truly, no complaints about food-- but service was really average, we didn't have the same waitress, come waiter, come who the heck...More

Thank Aussierach76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Headed to the Half Moon for lunch and experienced pretty slow and inexperienced service. Saved by the quality of the food which was very tasty. The chicken pie was full of flavour and well presented and the ravioli was equally good.

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner and drinks. The food was nice and the staff were friendly we will definitely good back.

Thank ghazalps
Lucy M, Public Relations Manager at Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. We hope to see you back at Half Moon soon! Cheers, Lucy

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We were at the bar early last Friday night (5.30) for a social get together, ordered 2 glasses of red wine, the barman had one unopened bottle and... one opened bottle with what looked like a little wine left in it which would have the...More

1  Thank TAdvise14
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I initially came to the Half Moon recently by planning a corporate function and received excellent service from their staff both prior, at the time and afterwards. After using the private dining room we had some delicious food, ranging from calamari to a pumpkin ravioli...More

Thank MitchfromMelbourne
Lucy M, Public Relations Manager at Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Mitch, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed both your function and your Thursday night drinks with us here at the Half Moon! I have passed your comments regarding our EFTPOS minimum onto our management team....More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

A nice dining room comfortable setting that promised allot and delivered to a point. The service was average because people seemed distracted. A waiter went to get a desert menu only never to be seeing. When we were asked again if we wanted desert we...More

1  Thank Con P
Lucy M, Public Relations Manager at Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hi Con, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed the steaks, and our apologies again for the wait on the menus. We look forward to hosting you again soon....More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

I found it to very cosy and romantic even that night. Great food and good service. A great place to eat or have a few cocktails at the lovely bar area.

Thank laurazingl
Lucy M, Public Relations Manager at Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback Laura! We're so pleased that you loved your evening with us, and hope to see you back in the bar for a few cocktails soon! Thanks, Lucy

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

It was a busy night but you wouldn't have realised with the excellent service we had. Attentive, helpful and great with the six year old. You always know a menu is good when there's too many great options to choose from. The whole table we're...More

Thank MrsC32
Lucy M, Public Relations Manager at Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, it's a pleasure to see that you and your family enjoyed your time with us at Half Moon. We hope to see you back again soon! Thank you, Lucy

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Went to a function and was there for the 1st time. Very good food (calamari appetizer and steak main) and service. Went to bar afterwards and ordered an Irish coffee and the bartender said they don't have whipped cream, but would see what he could...More

Thank robert g
Lucy M, Public Relations Manager at Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hi Robert, Thank you so much for your feedback, it's great to hear that our staff went above and beyond to assist with your inquiry. We hope to see you back again soon! Thank you, Lucy

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Place buzzing. Band rocking it. The venue is alive. Just came across them by chance what a great session. Good food as well what more can yo ask for. I love melbourne/oz !!!! Lovin it xxx

Thank TenerifeLynn
Lucy M, Public Relations Manager at Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. It's great to hear that you loved your time here at Half Moon, and we hope to see you back again soon! Thank you, Lucy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Church St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9591 0611
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Description
Located in the heart of Church St Brighton is Half Moon – Brighton’s Pub. Built in the 60’s, Half Moon has been completely rejuvenated in recent years and now boasts six drinking and dining spaces over two levels. A mix of indoor and outdoor areas are interconnected by a stunning timber staircase and open walkway that makes it the perfect environment for all your drinking, dining, socialising, party and function needs through all seasons.

Half Moon boasts one of Melbourne’s finest and most extensive lists of wines by the glass and craft beers from around the globe plus exceptional all day dining. You’ll be spoiled for choice with our variety and premium quality, honest pub food made using only the freshest and finest seasonal produce. Choose from lunch, dinner, kids meals and bar menus all in a vibrant and relaxed environment.
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