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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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GPO Bendigo

Bendigo

With all the old world charm and ambience you’d expect of a colonial town, GPO Bendigo transports diners to a simpler time, without jeopardising...

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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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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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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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Sails on the Lake

Sails on the Lake

Lake Wendouree

Located at the Ballarat Yacht Club, Sails on the Lake is Ballarat's only Waterfront Function Centre, the perfect venue for your Wedding, 21st Party,...

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The Empyre Boutique Hotel

Castlemaine

With elegant chandeliers and lush furnishings, The Empyre offers luxury boutique accommodation combined with the finest of dining in Castlemaine. The...

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L'espresso

Ballarat

LocationApproximately 105kms north- west of Melbourne.

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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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Asahi Japanese Restaurant

Asahi

Ballarat central

Asahi (Rising Sun) Japanese Restaurant, Ballarat's first Japanese Restaurant to offer fresh sushi and sashimi, also brings you a magnificent array of...

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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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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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The Victoria Restaurant – Mercure Ballarat Hotel

Ballarat

The Victoria Restaurant is illustrious restaurant hosted by Mercure Ballarat Hotel. The talented chefs of the premier dining venue create...

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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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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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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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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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The City Oval

City Oval Restaurant Bar & Cafe

Lake Wendouree

City Oval Restaurant Bar Cafe and Function Rooms-The spot to be! For a wonderful stress free holiday you can enjoy a drink, coffee or meal in the...

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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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