2021 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 - 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...
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...
Arani Thai Restaurant

Arani Thai Restaurant

Thai   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Geelong

Fresh, bold and imaginative Thai fare is on the menu at Arani Thai Restaurant on Malop Street in Geelong. Settle into a moody vibe of subdued lighting, spice-coloured walls and potted greenery, with f...
Man Bo Restaurant

Man Bo Restaurant

Chinese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Geelong

Come and find your lost treasure at Man Bo Restaurant on Moorabool Street in Geelong. After a million-dollar makeover, this Chinese restaurant exudes Oriental charm with golden dragons, red accents an...
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...
Join the lively buzz of conversation at fun and happening café Barwon Orange on Hitchcock Avenue in Barwon Heads. Nestled in the heart of town, this funky and vibrant eatery showcases some of the best...
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...
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...
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...
Frankie Bar & Eatery

Frankie Bar & Eatery

Fusion   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Geelong

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...
King George Fish and Chips

King George Fish and Chips

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Geelong

Breathe in salty sea air while admiring views of the Geelong waterfront from King George Fish and Chips on Western Beach Road. This local eatery boasts alfresco dining for balmy days when soaking up t...
Baah Lah! Dining

Baah Lah! Dining

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Geelong West

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.
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, ...
Piano Bar

Piano Bar

   Opens Wed 6:00:PM

Geelong

Rydges Geelong was recently refurbished and their rooms now boast cutting edge LCD televisions. Their suites have magnificent views and large corner spas.