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Total Score

8.9
171 reviews
Recommended
(8.9)
Food
(9.2)
Service
(8.0)
Value for money
(8.0)
Atmosphere
(8.9)

dined on Sat, 17 Feb 2018

(9)
Lovely bar on a quiet street in Brunswick. Food is delicious and service is warm and friendly.
Thank you for sharing your feedback. Glad you enjoyed your visit & we'd love to see you back soon to try our new menu.
Matthew H, Director, Dutch Courage responded on Sun, 18 Feb 2018

dined on Fri, 16 Feb 2018

(10)
Great food. Great atmosphere, nice little gem of a bar/restaurant

dined on Thu, 8 Feb 2018

(7)
Nice atmosphere and friendly staff Little bit on pricey side especially for Gin.. would have loved to try different gins but pricey for simple gin and tonic Cocktails on the other hand is unique and well priced
Hi Erina, Thanks for your feedback & glad you enjoyed the atmosphere & cocktails.. Our gin selection starts at $9.50 for a standard 30mlTanqueray & tonic up to the mid $20s for some of the more exotic gins served Spanish style. Hope to se you again soon.
Matthew H, Director responded on Mon, 12 Feb 2018

dined on Thu, 1 Feb 2018

(10)
Food was yummy though the chefs selection should also really come with a desert to finish the night off. Waiters were very nice but service was horrendously slow and it wasn’t even busy that was the biggest disappointment

dined on Wed, 31 Jan 2018

(9)
Good gin selection. Knowledgeable staff whom take pride in there work. Very relaxing atmosphere.
Andy Granger

dined on Fri, 5 Jan 2018

(10)
This place is really awesome! Amazing selection of Gin, plus some pretty stunning cocktails too. Can’t forget the food... if you love share plate style eating, then this is your place. Trust me, you have to come here for a great night out. Drinks or a meal, or both! Ps... try the bathtub! :-)

dined on Fri, 29 Dec 2017

(9)
The service was excellent. Staff friendly and attentive. Share plates were great and the gin list was nothing like I had seen before. I must try for Gin connoisseurs. I'd go again and recommend to friends.

dined on Thu, 21 Dec 2017

(9)
Great selection of Gins and other top shelf spirits. Friendly knowledgeable staff. Bit quiet the night we went but nice ambiance and I am sure with a few more people in the bar would have a great atmosphere.

dined on Thu, 21 Dec 2017

(9)
Great food & great cocktails! Looking forward to going again!
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About Dutch Courage Officers' Mess

The perfect party spot! Hold on to your pith helmets mates, and be transported back to a period of adventure and discovery! Welcome to Dutch Courage Officers’ Mess, a place where good food, good drinks and good times combine! Set over two stories, DC’s lower level is kitted out with vintage campaign furniture, hessian curtains and authentic safari touches. The main bar is perfect for a drink with friends, and the large eatery has a gorgeous upmarket menu with everything from crispy fried duck & lamb shoulder tagine to share, to grilled meats such as 18 hour ras el hanout beef rib & Darling Downs goat shank. They’ve also got a smashing passionfruit crème brulee for dessert! Savour your DC dining experience upstairs in the colonial inspired mezzanine which overlooks the main bar. Best dish: spice-crusted salmon w/ red pepper puree, yoghurt, eggplant & tomato relish.

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