Catfish, 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. 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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Catfish, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Catfish

Ballarat

Set the cat among your tastebuds with an ever-changing menu of contemporary Thai curries and street food made with fresh, locally sourced produce.

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Kambei, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Kambei

Ballarat

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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wonder wings

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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Asahi

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 Dispensary Enoteca, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

The Dispensary Enoteca

Bendigo

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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Yellow Espresso, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Yellow Espresso

Ballarat

Get your Axil coffee and all-day breakfast staples – pancakes, BLTs, eggs all ways and avo smash – at this popular, bright and airy Sturt Street cafe.

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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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Percy and Percy, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Percy and Percy

Bendigo

When one Percy just isn't enough, savour classic breakfasts, seasonal lunches, coffee, sweets and treats at this Bendigo corner-store turned cafe.

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The Lane Restaurant, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

The Lane Restaurant

Ballarat

Get a slice of the good life with wood-fired pizzas and an innovative menu featuring local produce at this restaurant and pizzeria at the George Hotel.

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The Woodhouse, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

The Woodhouse

Bendigo

Get fired up about premium meats and wood fired pizzas at this Bendigo steakhouse and redgum grill, and save room for the dessert tasting plate.

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