Long Lunch
Drink Arts Food Torquay

Drink Arts Food Torquay

Dates: 10 - 11 October 2015

Address: DAFT Long Lunch, The Beach Hotel, 3 Stuart Avenue, Torquay, Victoria 3228

Phone: 04 0176 9558  |  Mobile: 0401 769 558  

Email: katrina@whitekat.com.ay
Web: daftorquay.com/

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Come to Torquay and get a little DAFT at Drink Arts Food Torquay, a weekend celebration of all things local in Torquay; art, music, products and producers.

The weekend includes the DAFT Long Lunch - an enjoyable lunch celebrating local produce, chefs, entertainers and community, all held at a local restaurant in Torquay. Includes three hours of premium local wine, beer and cider. Three courses created from local chefs. Live local entertainment, raffles and silent auctions.

The Long Lunch will operate 1:00 to 4:00pm at a cost of $89 per person plus bonus Bells Beats Bus & Bell Street Fiesta tickets. Hosted by The Beach Hotel with an after party at the Pool bar at Wyndham Resort Torquay with live music and drinks from 4:00 to 6:00pm.

DAFT Art Competition will be held at the DAFT Long Lunch. This is an opportunity to display local artist's work from the Surf Coast Shire. Voting will occur at the Long Lunch and winner will be announced on the day. The competition will take place from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Voting is free.

The Bells Beats Bus is a safe way to get around town to visit different restaurants and bands in a fun DAFT way. The bus will operate 6:00 to 11:00pm at a cost of $20 per person with on and off access for five hours including Jan Juc. Stopping hourly. Times indicated on bus stop. Five stops including Bell Street, Esplanade, Wyndham, Surf Coast Highway and Jan Juc.

Surf Coast Specials Board includes a range of local eateries. They must provide a dish that includes local produce. Also allowing the customers to be involved at different price points. Look out for the signs out from of restaurants.

Bell Street Fiesta will also take place on Sunday 11 from 12:00 to 7:00pm.

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Long Lunch Ticket

Includes access to the Beats Bus (route located around Torquay and Jan Juc).


Beats Bus Ticket

Ticket allows on and off access for five hours.


Payment methods accepted

Cash Only  EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

Tickets can be purchased online.


  • Alcohol
  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Parking for the disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • Entertainment
  • First aid equipment
  • Shaded area
  • Sheltered area
  • Shop

Opening hours

Long Lunch

Beats Bus

Disabled access

All events are accessible for people with disabilities

How to get here

Great Ocean Road