2020 Geelong & The Bellarine Peninsula Readers' Choice Awards

Hanoi Kitchen

Hanoi Kitchen

Vietnamese   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

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 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 a ...
"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...
Offering a little bit of everything from café-style to your old school milk bar staples, JB's Café on Sunset Strip is a well-loved Ocean Grove local. JB's is a one-stop-shop with to-die-for burgers, g...
"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...
Proud to continue a 20-year-old tradition as one of Geelong's most successful and authentic pizza restaurants, Charles St Pizza & Pasta has a loyal local following. Located in the east of town, visito...
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...
Escape to luxurious waterfront boutique hotel Campbell Point House on Victoria's beautiful Bellarine Peninsula for the ultimate getaway. French-inspired architecture, marble fireplaces, parquetry floo...
The maximum security prison closed its doors in 1991, but what remains within the bluestone building is Geelong history. Open for tours, HM Prison Geelong - otherwise known as Old Geelong Gaol - tells...
The Q Train

The Q Train

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Thu 11:45:AM

Drysdale

The Geelong Boat House

The Geelong Boat House

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Geelong

Head down to The Geelong Boat House bistro and takeaway restaurant, and dive into seafood as fresh as it comes on Western Foreshore Road. Perched atop the rippling waters of Corio Bay, diners fill thi...
A Taste of Egypt situated in the heart of Geelong. The 15 metre Sphinx is your one stop entertainment venue in Geelong. Built, owned and operated by the Ramia Family for the past 45 years.
Man Bo Restaurant has resurfaced with a million dollar makeover and now offers a first-class venue and the finest Chinese restaurant in Geelong. Man Bo in Chinese means ‘billions of lost treasures’; u...
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...
A local wine bar and retail outlet offering a specialised selection of fine wines, local beer & cider, cheeses, and charcuterie.
Blackman’s Brewery and Burger Bar

Blackman’s Brewery and Burger Bar

Burger   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Ocean Grove

Baah Lah! Dining

Baah Lah! Dining

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Geelong West