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Great Ocean Road Brewhouse

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29 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
+61 3 5237 6240
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (49 reviews)
“pasta” (36 reviews)
“prickly moses” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
29 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a bit of a fun find, staff were great, beer and cider also great, plus lots of other tastes of the region available for sale. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 296sues
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decided to visit the Brewhouse for my birthday over the Apollo Bay Hotel. Glad we made the decision. I ordered the Parma which was very nice. You could tell it wasn’t a reheated deep fried meal. My wife ordered the steak which she was very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Glenno
39suzannev, Guest Relations Manager at Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much Glenno, for a great sum-up of what we offer! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your birthday at the Brewhouse! A bit late, but Happy Birthday!!!

Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited on a Saturday night, it was not too busy. We had the porterhouse steaks which were quite good value. Service was good and they . have a good range of beers and wines. Menu a bit limited . There was live music but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Anonpeo
39suzannev, Guest Relations Manager at Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Anonpeo for a good review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot to while away on a Saturday afternoon the service was great the beer paddle and cheese board excellent Can’t wait till the Gin ones available Also the spirits aren’t over priced which can happen when you’re visiting a place

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TravelerfromAuz
39suzannev, Guest Relations Manager at Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for a great review! You sum up exactly what we are trying to achieve. A place to taste local food and beverages still being affordable.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wish we’d come here for our meals too. The beer selection is truly stunning. Great seats, areas, neuks wifi and more. Loving it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 993philipd
39suzannev, Public Relations Manager at Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Philip!! Hopefully we'll see you back soon for a meal :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at Apollo Bay on holiday and went out for a family meal with our (adult) children. The menu was typical pub food, but cooked really well and delicious. I had a great porterhouse steak - cooked exactly how I’d asked, despite them...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank fuzzbarb
Suzanne V, Guest Relations Manager at Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review! We are happy you had a good night out with the family :) Enjoy the rest of the holidays!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beer - great! Great range and really good Cider - great. 3 different ciders and all really good Food was fantastic. We had the dip & dukkah plate filled by pulled pork tacos and Nepalese chicken curry. These were fantastic dishes!! The staff were very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DarrenC376
Suzanne V, Guest Relations Manager at Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Darren for your great review! We are very pleased to hear you had such a great time. Hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Apollo Bay for one night on our way to Port Campbell (12Apostles, London Bridge etc). The beer selection is excellent, especially the Stout. We ate at the bar, Jesse ( Kiwi) and the “big guy” bar tenders, were awesome, very friendly. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andrew F
Suzanne V, Guest Relations Manager at Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We really appreciate your wonderful comments and are pleased you had a great visit to our Brewhouse. Shall keep working on serving delicious beers and good customer service! Kind Regards Suzie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has recently undergone an extensive makeover. The manager, Charles and his team are very professional and courteous. The menu is very varied and interesting with something to please everyone, the meals are of generous proportions with excellent flavour and so very good value...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank peterfH3504MC
Suzanne V, Guest Relations Manager at Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Peter, for taking the time to post such a great comment on your experience with us!

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Really worth a visit. Amazing beer selection. We has one of the local beers a a pale ale. Two for $10 so great taste and good price. Lovely old hotel with lots of seating inside and out.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KimB346
Suzanne V, Guest Relations Manager at Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2018

Thanks, Kim for a great review! Hopefully, we'll see you back soon for a few more local brews!

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Scotpiper
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Response from shepp2015 | Reviewed this property |
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Yes we do. We have a pet friendly beer garden.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Apollo Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5237 6240
  • E-mail
Description
So much more than just a pub! Whether you are looking for amazing craft beers, eat delicious food, listen to free live music or watch some of Australia's best live sports while scarfing down a chicken parmi, at the Great Ocean Road Brewhouse we've got it all. We specialize in Craft Beer, Craft Cider, and Local Produce Food, but that's not the only thing we offer, there is so much more! On Tap we only pour the best Craft Beers, including our sister company, Otway Brewing's Delicious line up of Prickly Moses Handcrafted Beers. We offer Happy Hour Monday to Friday, 4-5pm and have on special all our Schooners and House Wines. We also feature some awesome Daily Specials that you must check out including Parma Night on Wednesdays. Do you enjoy live music? We've got you covered! Every week we've got a great selection of Free Live Music with local talents performing. From rock, blues and hardcore rock ‘n’ roll, the bands are always fun, with a dance floor area put to good use. We also do an Open Mic Sunday Sessions every first Sunday of the month, discovering the region's hidden talents! Getting hungry? Jump to the bistro-pub for some of our well-thought-out dishes, made with fresh, local produce from the Otways and Geelong region. Need a rest? Head to the beer garden for some quiet sips with great views. The best way to keep in the loop is to Like us on Facebook or Follow us on Instagram so you don’t miss our upcoming events & specials! Don't forget to check-in with us on Facebook to get a FREE upgrade from pot to pint! We provide a warm welcome, friendly staff, good food and our motto is to see our patrons leave the bistro-pub with a big smile on their face. Hang out in one of the most popular towns of the Great Ocean Road and enjoy a Craft Beer or Delicious Food in our relaxed environment.
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