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Restaurants & cafes

Embrace the good life in the Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges region, which means fresh food, local produce and great wines. Take your pick of acclaimed restaurants and congenial gastropubs, rustic trattorias, vineyard eateries and cosy village cafes.

Fertile lands

Sample gourmet dishes made from seasonal produce, grown right there in the local fields. Whether your dining experience is simple or lavish, cheap and cheerful or outright indulgent, you'll dine on food straight from local farms and sip wines from vineyards just around the corner.

Award-winning local chefs across Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges are committed to making the most of each season's offerings and showcase fresh local ingredients on their menus.

High street dining, country pubs and chic cafes

Frock up for exquisitely prepared local produce at Daylesford's Lake House or find a comfy corner to enjoy the Farmers Arms and Daylesford Hotel's gastropub's restaurant-quality tucker. Indulge in a Japanese banquet at hatted Kazuki's at the Raglan, or be tempted by tapas at Perfect Drop. Savour preserves and produce on the shelves of Cliffy's and city-quality espresso at Buffalo Girls Coffee Bar.

Walk along Kyneton's Piper Street and be lured by menus featuring regional produce. Dig into the contemporary cuisines of Kyneton's Royal George Hotel, Source Dining, Mr Carsisi, Monsieur Pierre, and Little Swallow Café.

Sate your appetite as you travel around the region, making a beeline for Olive Jones in Macedon, Du Fermier, Colliban Foodstore and The Cosmopolitan in Trentham, and Maloa House Gourmet Delights and Village Larder in Woodend.

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Lake House Restaurant

The well-trod path to the Lake House is worth travelling for perennially innovative food in an inspiring space. Two hats in The Age Good Food Guide.

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The Plough @ Trentham

The Plough @ Trentham is approximately 100 kilometres from Melbourne and is about a 75-minute drive. Upon arrival at The Plough @ Trentham, you will...

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Sault Restaurant

Indulge in modern cuisine prepared with seasonal, local produce, along with top regional and international wines and superb views of lavender fields.

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Le Peche Gourmand

Le Péché Gourmand boulangerie – patisserie” is a French small bakery-pastry shop in the heart of the Goldfields in Creswick, Victoria. Creswick is at...

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Verdure Bistro

Situated in the south-east gateway to the Macedon Ranges, in the village of Romsey, you will find Verdure. Verdure is a smart casual eatery, but more...

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Mercato

Enjoy an authentic Daylesford dining experience in this beautiful 1860s building, which, along with the food, exudes understated style and good taste.

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Baringo

Baringo is a regional food and wine haven located at the foothills of Mt Macedon. Discover their provedore bursting with local artisan food and...

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Le Péché Gourmand

Sweet tooths and Francophiles will delight in this French patisserie, located in the village of Creswick and just twenty minutes from Daylesford.

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Kazuki's Restaurant

Delight in chef Kazuki's skilful fusion of Japanese understatement and contemporary Australian cuisine, hatted by The Age Good Food Guide.

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Breakfast and beer

Breakfast, lunch and dinner with loads of charm, a seasonal, local menu and of course more than 70 varieties of beer. Quintessentially Daylesford.

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Wombat Hill House

Make time to visit this garden, cafe and store by Alla Wolf-Tasker and the Lake House team in Daylesford's beautiful Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens.

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La Bonta

La Bonta – goodness, the bounty, the plentiful. La Bonta Kyneton offers modern Italian cuisine and quality Macedon Ranges and Italian wines,...

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