Nominated for 2019 Golden Plate Awards
The Queenscliff Brewhouse is a stylish eatery, brewery and whisky bar in this famous coastal town, and was State Winner of Best Hotel Dining in 2018. In 2019 it’s new Executive Chef is the 2017 Winner of the Golden Plate Best Chef Award Greg Egan (formerly Head Brougham Arms Hotel Bendigo and Q-Train. The Brewhouse features over 200 craft beers including sister company Prickly Moses Handcrafted Beers. Brewhouse also serves craft ciders, over 200 craft whiskys and local and regional wines. Tastings are available and delicious popular share platters, breakfasts and lunches made with fresh, local produce. The Bistro offers a family friendly atmosphere and another on-site attraction is the microbrewery offering “working with a brewer” experiences. And there’s a great selection of live music every week.
First Judges report in 2019 coming soon
what the judges said in 2018
It was easy to see why the Brewhouse was alive with clientele on a cold winter’s night. This hotel has achieved the almost impossible. It is a chameleon – all things to all people. When we arrived, there were kids running around the beer garden in the dark, the bistro was filled with large groups, many with small children. The bistro diners had spilled over into an overfill area. Upstairs was quieter and more subdued, in a genteel fashion of sorts. But in spite of all the activity we were attended to perfectly well and it seemed almost intuitive how we were guided to the upstairs dining area beside the whisky bar. The wine and spirits list here is very impressive. For those occasions when you would like explore the wine region but have limited time, you will find a great examples at the Queenscliff Brewhouse. Each area of the hotel is designed for a different market and the team was adept at recognising where newbies (such as us) would feel most comfortable. By the time we left the hotel, the demographic had changed again.
Wonderful ambience, quality foods and presentation. Impressive craft beer and wine list. Incredible list of whiskies and gins. Family friendly. Good customer service and value for money.