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The Public Brewery

$$ - $$$, ,
13 Lacey St, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
+61 3 9725 5864
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (5 reviews)
“great beer” (9 reviews)
Open Now
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Lacey St, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food, great beer selection & good service. The only thing that lets it down is it’s a little crowded and noisy at times.

Thank NaultyLovesFood
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great concept, great potential. But over-reached, dismal service. Beers that our party tried were expensive for what they were. But we were spoilt for choice as long as you choose ale. Lagers? One, I think. Light beer? One, and that ran out shortly after we...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bit of music, lots of beers to choose from, warm friendly atmosphere. Very nice place to kick back with friends and family.

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is our local watering hole that offers a perfect balance for all patrons with great options for food and drinks. The Friday night tastings are a good way to try new local beers and wines. If you're into speciality beers, this is the place...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyable place to have a few drinks with friends, quite often is quite busy so would highly recommend booking a table or you will often find yourself standing around.

Thank brettc13579
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The kids and grandkids kept a good secret from me and their Dads - what a great surprise for Fathers Day,everything was soooooh good. First - the beers, a great range that is not too extensive as to confuse, I can highly recommend the Red...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

It was fun brewing our own batch of beer over lunch on farther’s day and it was great to get together for a family do but lunch was a disappointment. The menu is very limited and our meals were served more than 20 minutes apart...More

Thank charlesbO7723QI
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Had drinks here with a few friends one night and found it was very busy and a little cold. Book a table if you're going and make sure to rug up. I loved the open space of the brewery and being able to watch and...More

Thank Adelene T
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A local brewery that is a good place to catch up with friends. More of a drinking place than a restaurant but still lots of fun.

Thank Sween32
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Heard a fair bit about how good this place is through the grape vine, however I was rather let down. The beers were very average, I’d rather drink water from the Yarra river. Could do with a bit more seating considering the interest they generate....More

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Questions & Answers
Kerry M
2 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
Child-friendly, Groups, 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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