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The Public Brewery

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13 Lacey St, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
+61 3 9725 5864
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (5 reviews)
“great beer” (8 reviews)
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Lacey St, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I love the industrial feel of The Public Brewery. It gets very busy and can be quite noisy but it is buzzing which I love.

Thank Debra D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very pleasant spot to spend a sunny afternoon on a lazy Sunday listening to a band and sipping on wine, cider or ale.

Thank traceyhmelbvic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stop by the Public Brewery while house hunting and were amazed by the quality of the food available there. Initially we thought that we were just at a bottle shop then a pub and finally at a GREAT restaurant with superb food. We had...More

Thank 2ExplorersIn
Reviewed 13 May 2018

A hidden gem - have been there many places and even though I'm not a beer drinker, I love it there! Great owners too!

Thank Babette K
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We've been meaning to find this place for awhile as other friends had been here & enjoyed it. We found the staff friendly from the moment you walk in the front door. The atmosphere is great & there was more space than we first realised....More

Thank pammy88
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve brewed beers here a few time as well as just going for some drinks. The place is very chilled and have amazing beers on tap, as well as a special house made beer every month or so. I’m a bit bias as I live...More

Thank Shane D
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Can’t drive past Croydon without stopping at The Public Brewery Great for a small or larger group, or even something a little more romantic Really awesome atmosphere with plenty of seating indoor and outdoor. They even have a very large selection of takeaway options! Check...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great relaxed feel, awesome atmosphere & great service. Wasn't too impressed by the food but it was good value for money.

Thank Nomes29
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We came here to enjoy a good local brew and meal. The bar staff really knew their beers and gave some samples of their own beer. Loved the German lager made for October Fest and hope they make it a regular!! We had two burgers,...More

Thank lizzy1969_10
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A great place for a lazy Sunday afternoon session with friends. A good selection of craft beers and tasty menu. Great with some live music

Thank Daniel S
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Kerry M
2 February 2016|
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Response from chill185 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't don't eat anything - but their menu isn't one I'd like. Trying to be too different. Still think ni it's a great pace to have a drink - in Croydon or Eastland.
13 February 2015|
Response from judy61Melbourne | Reviewed this property |
Depends if you go to the Croydon one or the new Ringwood one. Assuming you are visiting ringwood there is a restaurant that serves lovely meal or a providor that does sandwich etc. Croydon is fancy bar food ie mini pulled... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Lacey St, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Maroondah  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9725 5864
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