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Half Moon, Brighton, AU-VIC

Half Moon

4.1
4.1
218 Reviews
$41 to $100
Modern Australian

Half Moon – it’s Brighton’s Pub.

A much-loved local watering hole set on busy Church Street; Half Moon has been pouring beers for Brighton locals since the 1960s.

Today, Half Moon is your home away from home – a place to gather, drink and dine no matter the occasion.

With a mix of indoor and outdoor spaces, a menu of refined pub classics made from quality local produce, and an extensive selection of Australian wine, quality gin and craft beer, you won’t want to go anywhere else.

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Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Modern Australian, Gastro Pub

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 12:00 pm–12:00 am Fri–Sun 12:00 pm–1:00 am

  • Phone number

    (03) 9591 0611

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Catering

    Half Moon offers a variety of catering options that can be suited to any function's individual requirements. Whether it's a sit down, three-course meal, or cocktail canapes, we tailor our catering specifically to suit your needs.

  • Private party facilities

    Half Moon provides a stylish and relaxed environment for your next function. We have a variety of spaces available to cater to all kinds of events – from a private dining experience to a bustling cocktail party.

  • Private party contact

    Events Team: (03) 9591 0611

  • Neighborhood

    Brighton

  • Cross street

    Church Street and Male Street

  • Parking details

    Rear Carpark and street parking.

  • Public transit

    Middle Brighton Railway Station

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Experiences

  • DINING ROOM

    Multiple dates available
    DINING ROOM Our Dining Room is Half Moon’s centrepiece and offers all-day dining with a menu focusing on local produce, creating seasonal dishes. Connected to the beer garden through floor to ceiling bi-fold doors, its soft leather banquettes and ambient lighting create a relaxed, yet sophisticated atmosphere which is the perfect place to enjoy a catch up with your friends or to celebrate a birthday with your family. Please note: Our Pub classics are no longer available in our dining room and can be enjoyed in our courtyard & bar areas.
  • COURTYARD & ALFRESCO DINING

    Multiple dates available
    At the heart of Half Moon lies our Courtyard – the ultimate gathering place where the welcome is warm, the beer is cold and enjoy our Bar menu with our pub classics. You will be reminded why our food is a great reason to pop in and pull up a stool. ** PLEASE NOTE KITCHEN IS CLOSED BETWEEN 3PM - 5PM DAILY ** Please note you have booked an outdoor dining table and acknowledge you have agreed to the terms regarding making an alfresco reservation. Should there be poor weather, We will do our best to offer you alternative seating indoors. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and we thank you for your understanding.

Menu

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What 218 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.1
4.1 based on recent ratings
  • 3.9Food
  • 4.1Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 3.7Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Bayside

    Great for Lunch

  • Bayside

    Special Occasion

  • Bayside

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • Bayside

    Most Booked

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  1. MB

    MarkB

    Melbourne

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food2service4ambience3

    We come here for the Chicken Palma (normally first class). On saturday Night they were suddenly small and dry and cold. It was most odd.

  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great space with great table service and ease of ordering. Also great checking up if we needed anything, extra chairs etc

  3. HK

    HadiK

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience5

    all good, although it is expensive restaurant. Thanks

  4. ZH

    ZoranH

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Absolutely superb dining and the place is amazing in the way it looks and the staff where brilliant all round

  5. SD

    SamD

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Had a beautiful Mother’s Day lunch with family. Food was so tasty and the ambiance of the dining room was so nice and cozy. Outstanding service also. Highly recommend for a special occasion

  6. GS

    GayeS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5

    Very nice.. lovely room.. and food.. enjoyed it.. relaxed

  7. AC

    AndrewC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience2

    Something really really small but significant being Told no charge for a Sid’s water but then being told it’s $7 want a large issue but the delivery from the staff member very ordinary. Always go for pleasant friendly service first over everything else unfortunately that was poor

  8. A

    Atom

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5

    Beautiful restaurant with attentive service - a bit pricey and surcharge for credit card was a negative.

  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Birthday celebration.

  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall1food3service1ambience2

    Service was dreadful. Orders forgotten, wait-staff and bar tenders not knowledgeable of menus. A good setting with potential is being undermined by the poor product being delivered.

    Half MoonResponded on May 3, 2022

    Hi, Thank you for your review, I am sorry to hear that your experience was not great. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional service to all our guest and to make sure everyone has a good time at half moon every time. I would like to hear more about your experience and would definitely love to invite you back so we can make sure you receive the exceptional service we pride ourselves on. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall1food3service1ambience1

    We booked a table of 12 inside the restaurant. Turned up to two separate tables outside in the bar area. Splitting our tables up so we were not all together with no notification before we turned up is not acceptable. We booked to be in the dinning room not the outdoor so we could have service and sit together. It was not the dinning experience we booked. Three of the meals didn’t come out until the rest of my family and friends had finished. My entree came out with mains. We had to order on an app no table service in outdoor area. One of the wait staff was absolutely horrible! I was left shocked by his behaviour and attitude. Walked off and had a dummy spit like a toddler that spilt their milk. I ended up speaking to the manager and to his credit he was very helpful but unfortunately the bad dinning experience had already left a bad taste I am a local and have attended Half Moon many times before. We will not be going back again especially after the way I was treated by this one male staff member.

    Half MoonResponded on May 3, 2022

    I am sorry to hear that your experience on Saturday night was not what you were expecting, After reviewing our booking system I found there is an error, Which I have now been able to fix. Which was allowing guest still to book the dining room even though it was full. I would love to invite you back and give your group the experience they deserved and the service we pride ourselves on delivering here at Half Moon. I would love to discuss your experience further. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison

  12. KF

    KellyF

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience5

    The place is beautiful but unfortunately the size and variety of the portions were lacky. Plates were small and overpriced,no vegans nor vegetarian options available

    Half MoonResponded on May 3, 2022

    Hi KellyF, Thanks for your feedback, As a new menu which we just launched. This helps us in reviewing our product and making sure we are delivering the highest quality. I am pleased the team was able to serve an alternative version of the agnolotti to make it vegan for you. We hope to see you back at Half Moon soon. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  13. SH

    SHELLEYD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Dining room is warm and inviting. Staff and service excellent. Food great.

    Half MoonResponded on April 30, 2022

    Hi ShelleyD, Thanks for your review. We love that you love our dining room and menu. Our staff pride themselves on delivering exceptional service. We hope to see you again soon to try our new menu. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  14. AM

    AndrewM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Celebrated our 15 year wedding anniversary here and couldn’t fault the food or the service. Thanks so much for a great night and look forward to our next visit.

    Half MoonResponded on April 30, 2022

    Hi Andrew, Congratulations on 15 years!! Its a pleasure to host you and your wife and we are pleased you had a great night, We will see you for your 20th anniversary!! Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  15. BB

    BBandRC

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Staff were delightful. The whole meal was lovely from start to finish!

    Half MoonResponded on April 30, 2022

    Hi BBandRC, Thanks for your review. Our staff pride themselves on delivering exceptional service and we hope to welcome you back again soon to try on new menu!! Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  16. KC

    KarenC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5

    The dining room menu was not what we expected and everyone ordered off the bar menu. The young lady waiting on us had exception customer service skills, something that lacks in Australia.

    Half MoonResponded on April 30, 2022

    Hi KarenC, Thanks for your review. We do apologies that our Dining Menu wasn't up to your expectations and we hope you come back again and try our new menu which has just been launched! Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 8, 2022

    overall5food3service5ambience4

    Need a larger menu

    Half MoonResponded on April 30, 2022

    Come on down and try our new menu which has just been launched! Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  18. RS

    RaymondS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service, really welcoming and friendly. Food was excellent and came out quickly. Waitress was exceptionally good and made sure we were well looked after. Will definitely visit again

    Half MoonResponded on April 30, 2022

    Hi RaymondS, Thanks for your review. Its great to hear you had a great time at Half Moon. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  19. RI

    RossI

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    We ate in the restaurant section of Half Moon. That was the third occaison over three years.Covid intervened twice.Point being the standard has not waned .Good food at reasonable prices and the staff are friendly and efficient.Only slight criticism was that all of our mains differnt arrive together, one cxoming five minutes after the others.Good relaxed casual atmosphere.We will return.

    Half MoonResponded on April 30, 2022

    Hi Rossl, Thanks for you review. Its great to see you had a great time. We do apologies that your meals didn't come out at once and this feedback helps us better our customer experience. We look forward to welcome you back again soon! Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  20. T

    Theresa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Absolutely wonderful experience. Went here to celebrate my graduation and had an excellent time.

    Half MoonResponded on April 30, 2022

    Hi Theresa, Thanks for your review, Congratulations on your graduation! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  21. RH

    RichardH

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 28, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Very good meal and service. Very well looked after

    Half MoonResponded on April 30, 2022

    Hi Richard, Thanks for your review. Its great to see you had a good time. We hope you come again and try our new menu. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  22. C

    Carm

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 27, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience5

    Love the ambience here. Service was prompt. Unfortunately I think HM is a casuality of the staff shortages - the food was passable and our waitress, whilst very efficient, did not smile once. Great ambience. Thank you.

    Half MoonResponded on April 30, 2022

    Hi Carm, Thanks for your feedback, Its feedback like this that helps us improve our guest experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  23. DG

    DarranG

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Good food with first rate service. Extremely attentive, been coming here for a while and best experience to date - will definitely be back soon!!

    Half MoonResponded on April 30, 2022

    Hi DarrenG, Thanks for your review. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  24. NG

    NettieG

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 24, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Staff very attentive. Food very tasty but small servings for the price. For an added touch - suggest a small biscotti with hot drink at end of meal. The guys at the bar very loud but the football was on.

    Half MoonResponded on April 30, 2022

    Hi NettieG, Thanks for your review. We hope you come back soon and try our new menu. The Bar can get a bit rowdy when the footy is on! Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  25. RH

    RichardH

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 23, 2022

    overall2food1service4ambience3

    When the food came out at dinner tonight I was embarrassed and had to apologise to my guests! I had talked half moon up but instead we all were left disappointed, particularly given the high prices. If you want to charge high prices for meals then it needs to be of high quality not below average suburban pub food. Alternatively charge $20 for your meals and you will get what you pay for. I'm a local and I would come back for the drinks and the venue but you've lost me on the food, that was simply embarrassing.

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Hi Richard, Thanks for your review, Its feedback like this that helps us as a team and venue to better our customer experience. As a steak lover myself I do apologies we have let you and your guest down on the night. We want to make sure that each service we are delivering the highest quality of food. I want to personally apologies and invite you back for a dinner on us for 2. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  26. SE

    StephenE

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    The 11 of us had reserved tables which were great off to the side at the entrance and in a horseshoe setting so we could all turn around and talk to each other , drinks and food were great value

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Hi Stephen Thanks for your review. I look forward to welcoming you back again to Half Moon. Thanks, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  27. W

    Wrangless

    Melbourne

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 14, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience3

    Food was terrible. Don't go to eat here unless you want snacks like chips etc

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Hi Wrangless, Thanks for your review, We have a wide range of food offerings at Half Moon, Ranging from bar snacks like Chips, to a good old Parma and even more meatier meals like a steak. Please check out our menus on our website. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  28. W

    Wenz

    Melbourne

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 10, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience3

    We have been to Half Moon over many years . It less than our expectations at this visit.

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Thanks for your review. I would like to understand more about your experience, Please reach out. Thanks, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  29. CM

    ColleenM

    Sunshine Coast

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 10, 2022

    overall3food2service2ambience4

    Was a bad start, our first 2 choices of wine were unavailable, so the manager came to our table and offered us another choice which was $20 dearer than the last two, in this case maybe he would have given us a cheaper price, but no offer of even a little cheaper. Find the wines are totally overpriced for average food.

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Hi Colleen, Thanks for your review, We do apologies on this night we didn't have the first 2 wines available. After speaking with our Restaurant Manager Ben, He did advise the price difference and it was agreed upon by the table. We do apologies as this pandemic continues we still face delivery delays and product shortages. We do try our best to make sure we have all our products available at all times. I hope to welcome you back to Half Moon. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager

  30. MK

    MichaelK

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 5, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Great atmosphere, with plenty of alternative spaces to enjoy a drink.

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Hi MichaelK, Thanks for your review. I look forward to welcoming you again at Half Moon. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  31. AH

    AHol

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 5, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience4

    Really disappointed by the experience. We chose Half Moon over Hotel Brighton and Elwood Bathers (mid tier restaurants) Usually we love Half Moon, on this occasion food was average as was service. My wife’s Caesar Salad was drowning in dressing (could spoon it out of the bottom of the dish. My Swordfish was dry and the (green) Garlic Bread inedible. We did mention to the waiter about the garlic bread as it was left in the table but no offer to remove from bill. We’ll choose another restaurant next time.

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Hi AHol, Thanks for your review. Its feedback like this that helps us as team to better our customer experience. I am sorry to hear about your experience and would like to personally apologies and invite you back for a dinner for 2 on us. As I wont to make it up to you and your wife and show you that Half Moon cares about your business. We are releasing a new menu in April, which we are all very excited about. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  32. D

    Doctorb

    Melbourne

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 2, 2022

    overall1food3service1ambience3

    I made a booking for myself and some friends, for a few drinks and dinner. We were quickly seated, but it was a long wait until we were approached. When we ordered our first round, the waitress took the drinks menu away. She later returned with a food menu. It was a long time before we were approached again. The table next to us had been checked on multiple times, in this time. We finished our drinks, and since we seemingly weren’t able to order more, we left, went next door and got served immediately. I don’t recommend Half Moon. I do recommend White Rabbit. Right next door.

  33. DM

    DavidM

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3

    Great service, staff were terrific. Food excellent. Wine list a bit on the exe side but impressive.

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Hi David, Thanks for your review, Reviews help us to continue to better our customer experience. I look forward to welcoming you again at Half Moon. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  34. RK

    RachelleK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Sensational food. Probably tried every cocktail on the menu, plus more! Great ambiance with friendly and attentive staff.

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Hi RachelleK, Thanks for your review, Its great to hear you had a great time at Half Moon and look forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  35. SW

    SueW

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 21, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3

    Vegetarian pasta meal was very good. Crispy pork was cooked perfectly but it was a tad too salty in my view. For the price, I think the dish would have been better presented with 2 small strips, 2 half peach (was served a half small size peach) and more greens.

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Hi SueW, Thanks for your review, This is great feedback I have taken back to Kitchen to help us better our offering and to better ourselves as Venue of choice in Brighton. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  36. AS

    AnnaS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 19, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4

    Always a beautiful setting. A little noisy last night as we were seated next to the atrium and there was a large group there. I also felt that our table was quite wide and my friend and I we’re having to lean forward to hear each other. She sat on the sofa side and was much lower than me. The waitress was lovely but I don’t know why young one’s always greet ladies of my age group (55) with “hi guys”. Perhaps “good evening ladies”, or even just “hello ladies”. Am I being picky??! Sorry. The tall waiter didn’t even speak, and just stood right next to me, just out of my sight, waiting for me to finish speaking then scared the heck out of me when he finally spoke….weird. To finish, my Cosmopolitan cocktail was fabulous. My eye fillet perfect, Bearnaise to die for! My friend’s lamb was amazing and we wished we’d had time for dessert. But kids had to be picked up. Definitely be back sooner than later!!

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Hi AnnaS, Thanks for your review, Its reviews like this that help us better our customer service and experience. We want to be venue of choice in Brighton to choose to come out and have a good time with Family & Friends. I look forward to welcoming you again at Half Moon. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  37. g

    garyk

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience3

    Food was poorly cooked. The chicken wings were coated n a crispy batter that fell off and revealed an under cooked chicken wing. They were soaked in a terrible sauce and inedible.The "pork ribs" were not ribs but skinny overcooked pork bellies. The "beef ribs" were not ribs but "blobs" of beef covered in a slimy sauce. Where's the "RIBS"??? We had to ask for the fries four times. They came over 40 minutes later. The beer and rum and cokes were good! Will not return there.

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Hi Gary, Thanks for your review. Sorry to hear the food wasn't up to your expectation on Super Bowl day. Feedback like this helps us better our customer experience and make sure we are always delivering the best food offering. I can assure you though the ribs where ribs, They were just single rib pieces instead of a rack, which I have highlighted we should try next year. No one should have to wait 40mins for a bowl of chips and I personally apologies for all this. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison

  38. E

    Elizabethi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Just wanted to say Thank you for creating such a beautiful ambience for our family birthday get together . I have to mention the service and attention by your wonderful staff were second to none. The supervisor on Sunday night Lauren did an absolute superb job. Made us all feel welcome and special. The food was beautifully presented and delicious. I would honestly recommend Half Moon . Thanks

    Half MoonResponded on March 25, 2022

    Hi Elizabethi, Thank you for your review, Its such a pleasure to hear you had a great time with your family at Half Moon. We pride ourselves on great service, experience and food. We look forward to welcoming you and your family for the next Celebration. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  39. JJ

    JannetteJ

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I just wrote you a review and I don’t re do I said everything excellent

    Half MoonResponded on February 11, 2022

    Hi Jannette, Thank you for your review, I am happy that you had a great experience with us here at Half Moon and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager Half Moon

  40. D

    Diggo

    Melbourne

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 6, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience4

    Half moon has a great Ambiente with a beautiful setup for family dining. The food is average at best, pork belly coming straight from the prepackaged wholeaalers vacuum pack, run through a convection oven with minimum sides and sold for $36. The staff are all juniors with no experience and no drive. Very slow in serving, no idea about the menu. The only action happening when the young guys were dancing a pogo dance in front of the bar. We asked for some cream for the dry chocolate deserts, but the waiters didn’t know whether they could offer that (it’s not on the menu) and the kitchen confirmed that they simply do not have cream. We tried asking for the manager, but the staff couldn’t find him. Actually, after 15min he turned up on the scene…. This place has a great location and expensive investment in Ambiente. It needs a serious shakeup in its service side of the house….

    Half MoonResponded on February 8, 2022

    Hi Diggo, Thanks for your feedback. I am sorry to hear your experience at Half Moon on Sunday night was not great! Yes we have a very young team, Which we proud ourselves on as a intuition for all school leavers to come and learn about Hospitality. It is great feedback like this that helps us better our guest experience and training of our staff. I hope you come back and give HalfMoon another chance. Kind Regards, Daniel Harrison General Manager

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking

FAQs

Half Moon is rated 4.1 stars by 218 OpenTable diners.

Half Moon does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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120 Church Street Brighton, AU-VIC 3186

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Church Street and Male Street

  • Neighborhood

    Brighton

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 12:00 pm–12:00 am Fri–Sun 12:00 pm–1:00 am

  • Cuisines

    Modern Australian, Gastro Pub

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Rear Carpark and street parking.

  • Public transit

    Middle Brighton Railway Station

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (03) 9591 0611

  • Catering

    Half Moon offers a variety of catering options that can be suited to any function's individual requirements. Whether it's a sit down, three-course meal, or cocktail canapes, we tailor our catering specifically to suit your needs.

  • Private party facilities

    Half Moon provides a stylish and relaxed environment for your next function. We have a variety of spaces available to cater to all kinds of events – from a private dining experience to a bustling cocktail party.

  • Private party contact

    Events Team: (03) 9591 0611

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