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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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Bendigo

Retaining its original number '976', this beautifully refurbished 1952 Melbourne W-class tram provides diners with the best vistas of Bendigo's...

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L'espresso

Ballarat

LocationApproximately 105kms north- west of Melbourne.

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El Gordo, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia. Credit: Jason Taverner

El Gordo

Bendigo

Live large with breakfast, lunch and serious coffee at El Gordo (the Fat One), Chancery Lane's Spanish and Southern European inspired cafe and art space.

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Phoenix Brewery Restaurant

Ballarat central

Located in the historic Camp Street arts precinct in Central Ballarat opposite the University of Ballarat city campus, Phoenix Brewery Restaurant is...

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The Good Table, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

The Good Table

Castlemaine

Take your seat at the Good Table to enjoy share plates of regional Italian and Spanish dishes made from high-quality local, seasonal produce.

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Kangaroo Hotel

Maldon

The Kangaroo Hotel is the only Kangaroo Hotel In Australia! They are an authentic country pub focused on great food showcasing regional produce...

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The Woodhouse

Bendigo

Escape to the rustic dining room of Bendigo’s Woodhouse restaurant, a steakhouse and eatery the whole family will enjoy. Enjoy premium beef sourced...

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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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Mason’s

Bendigo

An all day eatery, winery and food store, Mason’s erupts as a cacophony of flavours and is a welcome addition to Bendigo’s burgeoning food scene. The...

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The Dispensary Enoteca

Bendigo

It may be small (seating only 39) but The Dispensary Enoteca in trendy Bendigo has a beverage menu that will blow your mind. A whisky list, gin list,...

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