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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. In Ballarat, Catfish boasts fresh, modern Thai and The Lane restaurant is becoming a local favourite for its relaxed dining and regional produce.

Bendigo boasts the stylish offerings of Masons of Bendigo and the Dispensary Enoteca, and the grilled goodness of the Woodhouse. Not to be outdone, Castlemaine has become a major player in the dining arena with a host of great options including the European inspired Good Table and the Public Inn.

Cafe culture

Soak up the local village atmosphere in cosy cafes dotted around the region's historic towns. Watch the roasting at work at Bendigo's Brewhouse Coffee Roasters, go Mediterranean at El Gordo and find your favourite corner in Percy and Percy. In Ballarat, get your Axil coffee fix from Yellow Espresso or go retro at Eclectic Tastes. Get serious about small-batch micro-roasted beans at Castlemaine's Coffee Basics or nab a rooftop spot for the best views in town at Togs Cafe.

At the wineries

For a different type of outdoor dining experience enjoy a meal overlooking the vines at a local winery restaurant such as Merindoc, Balgownie Estate and Flynns in the Heathcote region, or Bress Wine Cider and Produce in Harcourt.

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Willow Room

Choose from individual and share dishes from the feasting style menu featuring excellent local produce and wines at this European-style restaurant.

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Public Inn

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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The Dispensary Enoteca

Get your daily dose of fine food and wine at this chemist-turned-restaurant-and-wine-bar offering an impressive drinks list and seasonal, local menu.

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Schnitz Ballarat

Dedicated to making the best schnitzels in the world, Schnitz brings the culinary tradition of schnitzels to modern-day tastebuds through fresh...

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The Park Hotel

Locally owned and operated, The Park Hotel is a great venue to eat, drink and play. This family friendly venue boasts a large indoor playground and...

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Billy's Bistro & Bar

Billy's Bistro & Bar at Mercure Ballarat is a friendly place with delicious food designed for sharing platter or individual portion dining. Named...

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The Miners Tavern

The Miners Tavern is located at 120 Lydiard street north, in the heart of the Ballarat CBD next door to the central train station. The building...

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The Good Table

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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Crust Gourmet Pizza Bar

Crust Gourmet Pizza Bar pride themselves on servicing Ballarat with the freshest and best Gourmet Pizza available. Using locally sourced fresh...

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Pipers By The Lake

Pipers By The Lake is proud to be one of western Victoria's leading restaurants and function centres. The location of Pipers is a stand out, with its...

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Eclectic Tastes

Get a taste for the eclectic at this licensed cafe and bistro decked out in junk shop treasures and an Asian-inspired menu. Open seven days.

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Kambei

Get a taste for elegant, authentic, traditional Japanese cuisine and libation at this local treasure tucked away at the foot of Sovereign Hill. Kampai!

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