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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Ninesevensix

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 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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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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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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