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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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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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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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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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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La Piazza Wine Bar and Restaurant

Bendigo

With a name that says it all, La Piazza Wine Bar and Restaurant offers some of Bendigo’s finest Italian cuisine. Within the rustic surrounds of the...

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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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Whirrakee Restaurant

Bendigo

With large windows overlooking Rosalind Park, Whirrakee restaurant offers diners classical fine dining in Bendigo. Built in the old Royal Bank,...

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Foundry Hotel Complex

Bendigo

Only an hour and a half from metropolitan Melbourne and located on the main road into Victoria's fastest growing regional centre of Bendigo, lies the...

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Lydiard Wine Bar

Ballarat

Grab a group of friends and head down to Lydiard Wine Bar for share plates filled with unique Modern Australian cuisine with global influences....

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Bendigo Ninesevensix

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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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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Malayan Orchid Restaurant

Bendigo

For twenty years Bob and Pamela Yam have tirelessly worked to create what is known today as one Australia’s best Asian restaurants, Malayan Orchid...

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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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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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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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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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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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The Forge Pizzeria

Ballarat

Housed within a red brick building in Ballarat town, The Forge Pizzeria is a firm favourite among visitors and locals. Utilising its in-built wood...

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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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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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