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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Masons of Bendigo, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Masons of Bendigo

Bendigo

Get a taste for central Victoria's produce with elegant savoury bites and share plates at this stylish all-day eatery, wine bar and pantry store.

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Round the Way - New York Bakeshop

Round The Way - New York Bakeshop

Ballarat

Round The Way offers high quality, cooked to order products based around the traditional boiled bagel, to suit any time of the day from breakfast...

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Togs Cafe, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Togs Cafe

Castlemaine

Stop in for breakfast classics and a seasonal, weekly changing lunch menu with an emphasis on local product. Nab a rooftop spot for great views.

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Vegas and Rose

Vegas & Rose

Ballarat East

Vegas & Rose is owned and run by Penthea Marshall-Radcliffe. Vegas & Rose emerged first at vintage fairs and markets around Melbourne, followed by an...

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Brewhouse Coffee, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia. Photo: Ewen Bell

Brewhouse Coffee Roasters

Bendigo

Watch coffee roasters at work as you linger over your specialty brew, all-day breakfast classics and lunchtime sandwiches and pizzas. Fully licensed.

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Wine maker

Redbank Winery

Redbank

Sally's Paddock at the Redbank Winery produces the award-winning Sally's Paddock wine, as well and the Sally's Hill and Hundred Tree Hill ranges.

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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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Eclectic Tastes, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Eclectic Tastes

Ballarat

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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North Ballarat Sports Club

North Ballarat Sports Club

Ballarat North

North Ballarat Sports Club extend a warm welcome to their members and guests. The North Ballarat Sports Club has been providing outstanding service...

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Kittelty's Cafe

Kittelty's Cafe

Ballarat

Known for their scrumptious cakes, Kittelty's Cafe offers fresh, delicious food, utilising local Ballarat produce. Catering is available to suit any...

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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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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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4 Seasons Juice Bars

4 Seasons Juice Bar

Ballarat

4 Seasons Juice Bars in Ballarat CBD is locally owner and offers cold pressed juices, smoothies, great food options, awesome coffee with options for...

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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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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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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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Rocks on Rosalind, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Rocks on Rosalind

Bendigo

Bank on a delicious experience when you explore the innovative menu on offer in this modern, casual restaurant housed in a heritage-listed building.

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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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Mr Beebe's Bendigo, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Mr Beebe's

Bendigo

Gather friends to share plates. Choose from treasures from the garden, treats cured, smoked and preserved, dry aged beef and plates large and small.

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