2019 Ballarat, Bendigo & The Goldfields Readers' Choice Awards

"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
The Woodhouse

The Woodhouse

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Bendigo

12 Chef Hat Award
Follow the aroma of delicious smokiness to The Woodhouse on Williamson Street in Bendigo. This steakhouse and red gum grill is a local favourite presenting a rustic dining experience, where guests can...
"Readers' Choice 2019 International"
Craig's Royal Hotel

Craig's Royal Hotel

International   $$$$$   Opens at 7:00:AM

Ballarat

Known as Ballarat’s grand dame, the historic Craig’s Royal Hotel on Lydiard Street South presents a diverse collection of restaurants, bars and lounges in a magnificent package of Victorian grandeur. ...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
LynneVale Estate

LynneVale Estate

   Opens at 11:00:AM

Bendigo

Take a day to enjoy leisurely time spent at boutique winery LynneVale Estate, just 10 minutes from the heart of Bendigo in Central Victoria. Long, hot Summer days and balmy nights create amicable temp...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Indian"
Sargun Indian Tandoori

Sargun Indian Tandoori

Indian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Bendigo

Experience the spice of life at Sargun Indian Tandoori restaurant on Pall Mall in Bendigo. This upstairs establishment presents a vibrant vibe with red clothed tables set with white napkins, tradition...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Coffee"
Old Green Bean

Old Green Bean

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 9:00:AM

Bendigo

Finding popularity among Bendigo locals, pay a visit to Old Green Bean coffee shop and café on Lyttleton Terrace, for a bite to eat and an aromatic coffee. An ideal place for guests of all ages, this ...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Pub Food"
Hop Temple

Hop Temple

Pub Food   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Ballarat

Rejoice with good food, good beer and lots of good cheer at Hop Temple, located at the rear of Armstrong Street North. Rally family and friends to venture down Ballarat’s iconic Hop laneway and revel ...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Cafe"
Percy and Percy

Percy and Percy

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 8:00:AM

Bendigo

Perched on the fringe of Bendigo’s CBD, Percy and Percy beckons in the cafe crowds with coffee and modern breakfast fare in a trendy decked out hub. Step through the white picket fence and down the ru...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Wineries"
Sanguine Estate

Sanguine Estate

   Opens at 10:00:AM

Heathcote

Situated on the famed Cambrian-era soils of Heathcote, Sanguine Estate on Shurans Lane is an ideal location to soak up scenic views and enjoy a taste of unspoilt flavours. Established in 1996 and prod...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
To fulfil cravings for the tantalising spices of Indian cuisine when in Bendigo, join locals heading to Food O’Clock Cafe & Indian Restaurant on Mollison Street. Diners are welcomed inside and invited...
"Your All-Time Favourite Local"
Brown Hill Hotel

Brown Hill Hotel

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Brown Hill

For cold beer and classic pub fare, locals and those passing through stop at Brown Hill Hotel on Humffray Street North. One of the oldest watering holes in Ballarat and nestled next to Yarrowee Creek,...
Strike Gold at Sovereign Hill. Pan for real gold, or venture underground on a mine tour. At night, witness the Blood on the Southern Cross sound and light spectacular.
Griffin Burger

Griffin Burger

Burger   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Ballarat

There's a new burger joint on the block in Ballarat - Griffin Burger on Armstrong Street North is setting the pace for all things sandwiched between buns! Well worn exposed brick walls, one sporting a...
ballaratprimavera

ballaratprimavera

$$$$$   Opens at 8:00:AM

Brown Hill

Carboni's Italian Kitchen

Carboni's Italian Kitchen

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Ballarat

Showcasing a range of Italian inspired handmade pastas and wood fired pizzas that will surely set tastebuds tingling in anticipation, Carboni’s Italian Kitchen is a popular Eureka Street establishment...
Klua Sathorn

Klua Sathorn

Thai   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Castlemaine

Located in a building dating back to 1852, Klua Sathorn restaurant offers Castlemaine locals and tourists alike a tantalising taste of Thai cuisine. Divided into five areas, guests can choose a table ...
Nelson's Pizza Ironbark

Nelson's Pizza Ironbark

Pizza   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Bendigo

Delivering mouth-watering gourmet puddings, dessert sauces and chocolate delicacies Australia-wide, Pud for All Seasons was born from Grandma’s recipes and has grown into a thriving business. Based in...