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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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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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Colenso

Colenso is a fabulous little dining room tucked well away from the main street in Woodend. Open for breakfast, Monday to Saturday from 8. 30am, and...

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Macedon Railway Hotel

Historic Macedon Railway Hotel is located in the heart of the Macedon Ranges less than an hours drive from Melbourne up the Calder Freeway. You are...

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Larder

Taste delicious house-made goodness and the region's excellent local produce in every dish on Larder's fabulous breakfast, lunch and share plate menus.

Spa & wellbeing

Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat

Retreat to this tranquil art deco haven with the onsite mineral spa, luxury spa rooms and villas, and sophisticated dining at The Argus Dining Room.

Wineries

Gisborne Peak Winery

Visit this boutique winery and try the award-winning cool-climate wines accompanied by a wood-fired pizza in a beautiful setting among the vines.

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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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Du Fermier

Feel the warm embrace of French farmhouse-style cooking at Annie Smithers' Du Fermier, winner of a hat in The Age Good Food Guide.

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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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Cosmopolitan Hotel

Indulge in a local drop along with meals featuring seasonal produce and artisanal products, and live music on Sundays, at this popular old favourite.

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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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Daylesford Hotel

Choose from an excellent menu featuring local seasonal produce in contemporary and classic pub meals and from an impressive selection of beer and wine.

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