2020 Readers' Choice Awards

We are proud to announce the Australian Good Food Guide Readers' Choice winners for 2020.

Many great establishments have been awarded a Readers' Choice award around the country this year. These establishments have received the most votes in 2019 in their region and for their respective categories. More about Readers' Choice Awards

"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
The Mill Restaurant

The Mill Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Pokolbin

12 Chef Hat Award
Set among the lush, thriving grounds of rolling vineyards and a panorama of the Brokenback Ranges, The Mill Restaurant plates up a refined Mod Oz menu, using seasonal Hunter Valley produce. The Mill’s...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Thai"
The Spirit House Restaurant

The Spirit House Restaurant

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Yandina

13 Chef Hat Award
Lush palm fronds and tinkling wind chimes take you from the Hinterland haven of Yandina into the wondrous world of The Spirit House Restaurant. New dishes from Head Chef Aaron Tucker await guests at t...
On Aspinall Road in the Megalong Valley of the Blue Mountains, find Megalong Creek Estate Vineyard crafting boutique, single-estate wines created by the award-winning Jacob Stein of Robert Stein wines...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Regional"
The Winery Kitchen

The Winery Kitchen

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Seymour

Espousing a paddock-to-plate philosophy in Seymour is The Winery Kitchen. Located only an hour from Melbourne and tucked into Seymour’s picturesque Somerset Crossing Vineyard, this family-run restaura...
"A Wonderful Daily Changing Menu"
Escape the bustle of the city at charming and serene The Balfour Kitchen on Balfour Street in New Farm. Set in a beautiful Queenslander, guests can dine on the verandah, enjoy relaxed gatherings under...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Fine Dining"
The Boat House

The Boat House

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:30:PM

Barton

14 Chef Hat Award
Surrounded by private parkland overlooking Lake Burley Griffin, The Boat House is the ideal place to relax and enjoy award-winning dining. Escape from the city life of Canberra and enjoy stunning lake...
Gusto Italian Bistro

Gusto Italian Bistro

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Ettalong Beach

For a taste of Northern Italy without leaving Ettalong Beach, head to Gusto Italian Bistro on Ocean View Road. This is not your normal Italian ristorante - a sleek and vibrant colour scheme makes for ...
"Ingredients Grown On-site or Nearby"
Margan Restaurant

Margan Restaurant

European   $$$$$   Opens Fri 12:00:PM

Broke

13 Chef Hat Award
For contemporary estate fine dining in the tranquil rural setting of the Hunter Valley, visit award-winning Margan Restaurant in Broke. Relax in classical surrounds inside, complete with white tablecl...
Scratchleys On The Wharf

Scratchleys On The Wharf

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Newcastle City

One of Newcastle Harbour’s most iconic and loved seafood restaurants, Scratchleys on the Wharf offers sunsets, cocktails and stunning water views. Overlooking the busy port towards Nobby’s Lighthouse,...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - European"
The Long Apron

The Long Apron

French   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Montville

15 Chef Hat Award
Signature restaurant of Montville’s picturesque Spicers Clovelly Estate, The Long Apron is a dining experience that insists on a lengthy stay. This intimate restaurant feels instantly inviting and onc...
"Savour the nightly degustation menu"
Original ingredients, healthy eating and the art of plating are on the menu at Andly Private Kitchen on Oxford Close in West Leederville. Bringing joy to the mouths of all who visit, Chef Andly serves...
Birch

Birch

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Fri 6:00:PM

Moss Vale

14 Chef Hat Award
For an experience that leaves a lasting impression, discerning Moss Vale foodies dine at Birch on Argyle Street. From the red pillar telephone box outside to an elegant interior ambience of dark olive...
Located right in the heat of Armidale, across the road from the information centre, the major bus depot and just minutes walk to several of the areas favourite restaurants, New England Motor Inn makes...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Spanish"
Alegrias Spanish Tapas

Alegrias Spanish Tapas

Spanish   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Rozelle

Alegrias Spanish Tapas delights Sydney diners with authentic Mediterranean cuisine in lavishly elegant surrounds on Terry Street in Rozelle. Dripping crystal chandeliers, wooden ceiling beams and curv...
Enjoy a cold brew and hearty bistro meal at Charleville RSL on Watson Street, situated at the gateway to the amazing Queensland outback. A covered alfresco area provides a shady spot to catch up with ...
"2019 Readers' Choice Winner: Coffee"
Preece's at the Jetty

Preece's at the Jetty

Cafe   $$$$$   Open Now

Redcliffe

For casual waterfront dining in Redcliffe, take to Preece’s at the Jetty. Warm and welcoming, Preece’s compact alfresco area allows guests to soak up scenic views out to Moreton Bay, while a smart, tr...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Seafood"
The Bay Cafe

The Bay Cafe

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Toowoon Bay

Located within a stroll of the waters of Toowoon Bay, The Bay Café is a favourite with locals for serving fresh seafood from their welcoming venue on Bay Road. Enter to discover a contemporary vibe st...
"2019 Readers' Choice Award"
For craft beer and quirky pub fare, Surry Hills locals drop into Dove & Olive on Devonshire Street. Step through the door and be enveloped in a warm, rustic vibe with hanging leadlight lights, pale wo...
Corso Brio

Corso Brio

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Barangaroo

Bringing the nostalgia of exclusive supper clubs to the heart of Barangaroo, Corso Brio is part of the unique food and wine lovers' emporium Bel & Brio, designed to suit the needs of the growing local...
Residing in the heart of Sydney’s CBD on Pitt Street is where you’ll find a little taste of French fusion charm at Le Petit Flot Restaurant & Wine Bar. Begin your culinary journey as you enter a conte...