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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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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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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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Red Lion Hotel

Red Lion Hotel

Ballarat central

The Red Lion Hotel is Ballarat's premier entertainment facility with something for everyone. Whether you are after a delicious meal in the relaxing...

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Coffee Basics, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Coffee Basics

Castlemaine

Get a far-from-basic 100 per cent Arabica, small-batch micro-roasted coffee, plus traditional Austrian culinary treats at this cafe and roastery.

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Open Pantry

Open Pantry

Ballarat central

Open Pantry deli, cafe and grocery has developed quite a customer base since opening in February 2011 with many regulars in every day to refuel on...

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The Red Lion

The Red Lion

Ballarat

The Red Lion Hotel is Ballarat's premier entertainment facility with something for everyone. Whether you are after a delicious meal in the relaxing...

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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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Willow Room, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Willow Room

Bendigo

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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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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Fu Man Lu, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Fu Man Lou

Ballarat

Sample seven types of handmade dumplings along with classic Chinese dishes at this pink-neon pop-art clad dumpling bar named after a Chinese proverb.

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