Craig's Royal Hotel, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia
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Whether you're after a relaxed cafe lunch or a luxurious dinner, you'll find what you're looking for in the Goldfields. With dining experiences that combine fresh regional produce, progressive cuisine and some of the finest wine in the state, you'll be returning again and again.

The good life
The Goldfields region is fast becoming synonymous with quality contemporary dining. The Phoenix Brewery in Ballarat – housed in a converted newspaper building – offers great contemporary fare, while the Lydiard Wine Bar sources the region's famous cool climate wines and delectable local produce.

Bendigo boasts the French traditions and succulent offerings of Bouchon, and the historic settings and fine dining of Whirrakee. Not to be outdone, Castlemaine has become a major player in the dining arena with a host of great options including Empyre, Good Table and the European inspired Public Inn.

Village people
Soak up the local village atmosphere at Togs Place in Castlemaine or Dig Cafe in Newstead, and feast on cake and coffee or something more substantial. Origini and Apple Annies, also in Castlemaine, offer fresh pastries of the highest order and a cosy, relaxed setting.

At the wineries
For a different type of outdoor dining experience enjoy a meal overlooking the vines at a local winery restaurant such as Shelmerdine, Balgownie Estate and Flynns in the Heathcote region, or Bress Wine Cider and Produce in Harcourt .

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Craig's Royal Hotel

Ballarat

Take a trip back to 19th Century grandeur inside the heritage stonework façade of character-filled Craig’s Royal Hotel in Ballarat, where a range of...

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Main Bar

The Main Bar

Ballarat central

An exciting new eating and drinking opportunity - at The Main Bar the emphasis is on quality. With personalised service, The Main Bar is cooking up...

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Ballarat Steakhouse

Ballarat Steakhouse

Ballarat central

When you order a meal at Ballarat Steakhouse, it is flame grilled on custom made char grill and cooked just the way you like it, with delicious top...

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Goldmines Hotel, Bendigo, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Goldmines Hotel

Bendigo

Stop for a pint at this once-dreary country pub, now boasting a wide range of craft beers, lush green gardens, and friendly atmosphere to match.

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Flynns Wines & Heathcotean Bistro

Flynns Wines & Heathcotean Bistro

Heathcote

Taste individual and premium wines that reflect the vineyard, the vintage season and the region.

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Bouchon

Bendigo

Fantastically French flavours are served thick and rich at Bouchon, a romantic bistro and bar in the heart of Bendigo. Platters of house-made...

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Public Inn, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Public Inn

Castlemaine

Join the inn crowd for high-end Provincial fare paired with local small-batch wines and craft beers and at one of Castlemaine's oldest public houses.

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Mandurang Valley Wines

Mandurang Valley Wines

Mandurang

Established in 1995, Mandurang Valley Wines offers home grown, hand-picked, estate vintaged and bottled wines in the the picturesque Mandurang Valley.

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Eclectic Tastes

Eclectic Tastes

Lake Wendouree

'Eclectic Tastes'. . . think funky retro cafe/restaurant boasting five rooms decked out with junk shop treasures. Come in and experience the Asian...

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Lavandula Swiss/Italiam Farm

Lavandula Swiss/Italian Farm

Shepherds Flat

From $1 - $12

Relax in the country, find tranquillity, breathe fresh air, listen to birdsong and be refreshed. Ninety minutes from Melbourne, and just north of...

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