2019 Geelong & The Bellarine Peninsula Readers' Choice Awards

"Readers' Choice 2019 - Steak"
Parkers Steakhouse Geelong

Parkers Steakhouse Geelong

Steak   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Geelong

Set in a charmingly rustic bluestone building circa 1853 at the end of Shorts Place is Parkers Steakhouse, a reputable restaurant on the Geelong dining scene. With an inviting atmosphere and rapport f...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
Jack Rabbit Vineyard

Jack Rabbit Vineyard

   Opens at 10:00:AM

Bellarine

Take a picturesque drive through scenic countryside along McAdams Lane in Bellarine, to discover Jack Rabbit Vineyard. Upon arrival, guests are greeted by lush rows of grapes ripening for harvest, lea...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Italian"
Centra Hotel

Centra Hotel

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Geelong

Fronting Yarra Street with easy confidence is Geelong’s Centra Hotel, an all-in-one dining destination for Italian-style cuisine. Bedecked in elements resonating a modern public drinking house, Centra...
Leopold Sportsmans Club

Leopold Sportsmans Club

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 9:00:AM

Leopold

Whether seeking a social or competitive game of bowls, or just a relaxing meal overlooking the greens, head to Leopold Sportsmans Club on Kensington Road. There’s no shortage of activities on site, in...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Cafe"
Saltbush Fine Foods

Saltbush Fine Foods

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 9:30:AM

Queenscliff

Set in a historic Queenscliff heritage building, Saltbush Fine Foods delights the inner gourmand with a well-rounded taste of Victorian farm produce, as a café and providore rolled into one. Lining th...
"READERS' CHOICE AWARD 2019"
Hanoi Kitchen

Hanoi Kitchen

Vietnamese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Barwon Heads

Residing within a heritage listed cottage on Barwon Head’s main shopping strip along Hitchcock Avenue, is locally loved Vietnamese restaurant Hanoi Kitchen. Open the front courtyard gate to be greeted...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Thai"
Kanitar Thai Restaurant

Kanitar Thai Restaurant

Thai   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Geelong

Just a hop, step and a jump away from Geelong’s foreshore, those seeking tantalising Thai cuisine need only take to Kanitar Thai Restaurant, tucked into Malop Street. A warm vibe welcomes guests into ...
The Q Train

The Q Train

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:45:PM

Drysdale

Rising 364 metres above the Werribee Plain are the distinctive granite peaks of the You Yangs, located between Melbourne and Geelong. A park renowned for its many biking trails, magnificent views and ...
Mexicali Mama

Mexicali Mama

Mexican   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Geelong

Since 2001, Geelong locals have frequented family run restaurant, Mexicali Mama in numbers for sumptuous Tex-Mex inspired fare. Found on Moorabool Street opposite the football stadium, Mexicali makes ...
Noble Rot Wine Bar

Noble Rot Wine Bar

Fusion   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Point Lonsdale

When on the Bellarine Peninsula and looking for a unique wine bar experience like no other, take time to visit Noble Rot Wine Bar set along Point Lonsdale Road. This warm and welcoming space has been ...
Experience the true taste of Italy at Affettati & Co – Italian Delicatessen on The Terrace in Ocean Grove. This fresh, vibrant and modern deli stocks a delicious range of imported cheese, prosciutto, ...
House of Shalimar

House of Shalimar

Indian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Geelong

Not far from the Corio Bay Foreshore Reserve is Geelong’s go to location for authentic Indian dining, House of Shalimar. A royal red interior, floral carpets and golden embossed chairs are enough to m...
Piano Bar

Piano Bar

   Opens at 6:00:PM

Geelong