Daylesford and Macedon produce, Victoria, Australia
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Restaurants & cafes

Dine out in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges and taste food so fresh it comes straight from the paddock to your plate at acclaimed restaurants, congenial gastropubs, rustic trattorias, vineyard eateries, and cosy cafes.

From paddock to plate
In Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges you may dine simply or lavishly, cheaply or expensively, but you'll dine on food straight from the farms and on wine from vineyards you can see.

You'll always know the provenance of your food when you dine out in regional eateries. Award-winning chefs in some of Victoria's best restaurants are so committed to making best use of the season's bounty and using fresh local ingredients that many highlight them on their menus.

Fine dining, gastropubs, 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, Annie Smithers' Bistrot, 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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Annie Smithers’ Bistrot, Daylesford and Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Annie Smithers Bistrot

Kyneton

Make a beeline down Piper Street to pioneering Annie Smithers, with its kitchen–garden sourced menu and hat from The Age Good Food Guide.

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Galli Estate Winery

Plumpton

Sample shiraz and cabernet sauvignon at this relatively new winery with premium quality wines that have quickly become favourites.

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Peppers Springs Retreat and Spa, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat

Hepburn Springs

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.

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Ida Red Macedon Pizza and Restaurant

Macedon

Ida Red offer real hand crafted Italian style wood fired oven pizza and slow food made with love; using only the finest ingredients in the Macedon...

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Frangos & Frangos

Koukla Cafe

Daylesford

Linger over a long lunch or a wood-fired pizza by the open fire or sit at the benches outside with a tipple and watch Vincent Street life slide right by.

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Mr Carsisi, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Mr Carsisi

Kyneton

Savour mouth-watering Turkish, Lebanese and Persian inspired dishes, and sit and watch the world go by as you feast on mezze and quaff a local wine or two.

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Pizza Verde

Kyneton

The hugely popular and highly awarded Pizza Verde brings a little taste of Italy to Victoria’s highlands, one slice at a time. Priding itself on...

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Perfect Drop, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

The Perfect Drop

Daylesford

Drop in for perfect tapas-style plates and indulgent mains and desserts at this romantic, eclectic wine and food lounge offering casual and fine dining.

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The perfect combination

Gisborne Peak Winery

Gisborne South

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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Sault Restaurant

Sailors Falls

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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Daylesford Hotel, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Daylesford Hotel

Daylesford

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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The Argus Dining Room

The Argus Dining Room

Hepburn Springs

The Argus Dining Room serves stunning modern Australian cuisine with an emphasis on fresh, clean flavours and regional produce. Led by Executive Chef...

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Barcaldine House

Daylesford

Visit the cellar door for wine tastings, Devonshire tea or a light lunch, and stay for the weekend in a luxury room surrounded by beautiful gardens.

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Du Fermier, Trentham, Victoria, Australia

Du Fermier

Trentham

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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RedBeard Bakery

RedBeard Historic Bakery

Trentham

Pop into this historic bakery to enjoy a tasty lunch, stock up on local organic bread, and get a glimpse of the baking techniques of yesteryear.

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Piper Street Food Co., Kyneton, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Piper Street Food Co.

Kyneton

Find a mouth-watering range of house-made culinary delights and learn to prepare your own at this cafe, bakery, cooking school and gourmet food store.

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Sweet Decadence at Locantro, Daylesford, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Sweet Decadence at Locantro

Daylesford

Savour decadent specialty chocolates handmade on site, along with fine brews, signature scones and light meals at Daylesford's first coffee house.

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Holgate Brewhouse at Keatings Hotel

Holgate Brewhouse at Keatings Hotel

Woodend

Start with a tasting paddle to sample all of Holgate Brewery's lovingly crafted ales and lagers, relax in the bar and stay for dinner or the night.

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Yuulong Lavender Estate

Yuulong Lavender Estate

Mount Egerton

Yuulong Lavender Estate is a relaxing spot to visit with picturesque lavender fields in Mount Egerton, Victoria, only 50 minutes from Melbourne, just...

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Old Post Office Seymour

Old Post Office Seymour - Fine Art Gallery & Licensed Restaurant

Seymour

Surprise! Surprise! A 'Real' Gallery in the Country! The Fine Art Gallery with its licensed restaurant were established in 1992 in the restored C1872...

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