#1 Craft Beer Destination on the Great Ocean Road

Beer Garden. Craft Beer. Local Wine. Local Produce. Live Music. Family-Friendly. Live Sports. TAB. Apollo Bay Restaurants.

Situated on the Great Ocean Road in Apollo Bay where the hills meet the ocean. The Great Ocean Road Brewhouse is a craft beer haven with over 100 craft beers on offer. We are proud to call ourselves one of the most popular Apollo Bay restaurants. Warm yourself by the fire or enjoy our dog-friendly beer garden with ocean views.

On Tap we only pour the best Craft Beers, including our sister company, Otway Brewing’s Delicious line up of Prickly Moses Handcrafted Beers. Visitors to Apollo Bay will also love dropping into the dog-friendly tasting room located behind the Brewhouse, known as Tastes of the Region. Here, people can sample local beer and wine and enjoy a produce platter showcasing locally produced cheeses, dips, bread, olive oil and more.

Stay in one of our eight Heritage Rooms upstairs! Our budget-friendly accommodation options suit single travellers, families and groups.

Thirteen local beers and two local ciders on tap: Supporting Australian Independent breweries and cider makers

The BAR opens at 11 am every day. The award-winning BISTRO opens every day for lunch and dinner. Check out our menus!
Free WIFI available!

To book a table in the bistro area, call (03) 5237 6240

If the dining area is full, there are still plenty of tables in the bar or beer garden


  • Sat outside in the beer garden. Had water bowls which was great for our dog Cassie. Food was great I had Moroccan and the hubby had fish and chips .

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    Sandra Richards Hunter

    Stayed here for two nights and loved the place. Great selection of beers, friendly staff, right across the street from the beach.

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    Barbare Meyer
  • 5 star ratingGreat pub with good local beers on tap. Good menu, good was really good, would recommend the tacos and the Dahl. We also visited the Brewhouse and had the beer tasting paddle and gin tasting paddle, well priced. If you like gin make sure you try the ‘Gin Flight’, 3 local guns, each served with a different garnish and tonic for $25. Would recommend the cheese plate as well! Couldn’t fault the service.

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    5 star ratingWe had 4 Kids-Menus because the portions are always too big - and we were so happy! The staff was friendly and let us order the Kods menu. The stakes were very well cooked, the veggies tasty and the fish&chip crispy and delicious. Good quality products and a nice pub to spend some time in! Really a place that has to be visited!

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  • The boys behind the bar could not have been more helpful and friendly..a good laugh was a extra bonus!!

    Helped Selecting a fabulous wine. The meals were so delicious and filling I can't say a bad word...i can't wait to come back and enjoy all over again..

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    Linda Gemmel

    It was a real find. Locally (kind of - 10 mins out of Colac) brewed beer, nice food, good wine list

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    Jacqui Henderson
  • Mum celebrated her 70th birthday Saturday night at the Brewhouse. Thank you to Gigi, Janine, Dean and crew for all their work. They were so helpful and easy to work with. The food was absolutely amazing! Highly recommend!

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    Davina Marriner

    5 star ratingStopped by for dinner before heading back to Melbourne. Dining area was spacious and quiet. The fish special was excellent - nicely fried, tasty and nice salad with pomegranate at the side. Eggplant lasagna was superb as well. Great and friendly service. Lots of choices of drinks at the bar.

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  • Must have a new chef, food is nothing but excellent! Marble 8+ Scotch Fillet melts in the mouth, on the specials menu. Best Chicken Parma ever! Absolute value for money.

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    Nicci Bakker

    Amazing venue. Allowed to bring our dog into the undercover beer garden which was amazing. We always struggle to find places to bring our pup whilst away camping, and to find out this brewery allows dogs just cemented our decision on where to watch the grand final. Could not fault this venue. Food and service was amazing. Could not recommend any higher. Keep up the good work guys 😊

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    Shayna Finlayson
  • Great food and good selection of craft beers and local wines. They have plenty of space, staff is very friendly, so definitely recommend to visit!

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    Maksim Marholin

    Great restaurant. The food tastes fresh, the selection is wide enough to fit nearly everyone, but narrow enough to be able to do fresh for all the dishes offered, the atmosphere is friendly and not too loud. Would stop by again.

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    Jonathan Boyko

Local Donations



At the Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, we’re proud to be one of the most active and distinguished members of the Apollo Bay community. Regularly raising money to donate to local schools, sports teams, CFA and other local organisations. We are always happy to consider any requests for donations. Read More

What’s On at the Brewhouse

  • Join us for a game of JOKER POKER Every Friday during Happy Hour! Current Jackpot: $900 CASH
  • Curry Night Every Tuesday (not during school & public holidays)
  • Parma Night Every Wednesday (not during school & public holidays)
  • Your Birthday?? FREE Parma! (only on Parma Night)
  • Steak Night Every Thursday (not during school & public holidays)
  • DELICIOUS LUNCH & DINNER MENU (Click Here to check it out!)
  • Every Sunday “THE RECOVERY”, Selected Beer Jugs $20 (2-4pm), Bloody Mary $12 (2-4pm), FREE Pool (12-4pm) & LIVE SPORT All Day
  • Free Live Music every weekend


  • PRICKLY MOSES HARVEST ALE – Brewed with fresh Ella hops picked from the Rostrevor hop fields in the Victorian Alpine region from this years hop harvest. This beer displays fresh green hop characteristics with fruity notes, in particular pineapple flavours and aromas which are balanced nicely with a subtle malty backbone. (6.0%)

Upcoming Events

may, 2019

25may8:30 pmDays Gone By - Free Live Music8:30 pm

26mayAll DaySunday "The Recovery"(All Day: sunday)

28may6:00 pmParma Night - Wednesday's at the Brewhouse6:00 pm

28may6:00 pmCurry Night - Tuesday's at the Brewhouse6:00 pm

30may6:00 pmSteak Night - Thursday's at the Brewhouse6:00 pm

31may6:30 pmArchie Rose - GIN Tasting Event6:30 pm

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