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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Wonder Wings

Bendigo

Bendigo's own Wonder Wings is Australia's first chicken wing specialty shop. This family friendly venue offers take away, eating in and catering for...

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L'espresso

Ballarat

LocationApproximately 105kms north- west of Melbourne.

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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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Wine Bank on View

Bendigo

Located in the heritage listed former bank building in central Bendigo, Wine Bank on View is one of regional Victoria’s fiest dining destinations....

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Kambei Japanese Restaurant

Ballarat

Steeped in history, the popular Kambei Japanese Restaurant is a traditional and intimate dining experience on Ballarat’s Main Road. Within the...

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Golden City Hotel

Ballarat central

The Golden City Hotel was built in 1856 and originally named the Adelphi Hotel. Since its first opening the hotel has seen many changes including the...

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Café Re-Public

Castlemaine

Enriching Castlemaine’s buzzing café scene, Café Re-Public is a lively and modern establishment, just off the main road. Offering guests a...

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Zaragosa

Ballarat

As much about the ambiance as it is the food, Zaragosa is a charming restaurant and tapas bar in the heart of Ballarat. Here, diners can share a...

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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 Conservatory Restaurant at Ballarat Lodge

Ballarat

Previously Mercure Ballarat and now Ballarat Lodge & Convention Centre, this boutique hotel is still home to The Conservatory Restaurant. The...

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