Ballarat, Bendigo & The Goldfields Restaurants With Air Conditioning

"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
The Woodhouse

The Woodhouse

Steak   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30: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"
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. ...
Borchelli Ristorante

Borchelli Ristorante

Italian   $$$$$   Opens Wed 11:30:AM

Bendigo

The brick-laden shopfront of Borchelli Ristorante on View Street effortlessly reflects the Victorian era boomtown characteristic of Bendigo. Checked red and white tablecloths, friendly hospitality and...
Food O'Clock Cafe & Indian Restaurant

Food O'Clock Cafe & Indian Restaurant

Indian   $$$$$   Opens at 9:00:AM

Bendigo

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...
Gold Mines Hotel

Gold Mines Hotel

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Bendigo

Dine in elegant splendour at historic Gold Mines Hotel on Marong Road in Bendigo. Built in 1872 and representing the height of prosperity during the gold rush years, this beautifully restored hotel bo...
"Your All-Time Favourite Local."
Brown Hill Hotel

Brown Hill Hotel

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Brown Hill

For a 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 Cree...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Pub Food"
Hop Temple

Hop Temple

Pub Food   $$$$$   Opens Wed 4:00: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 ...
The Kangaroo Hotel

The Kangaroo Hotel

Pub Food   $$$$$   Opens at 4:00:PM

Maldon

For more than 150 years, The Kangaroo Hotel on High Street has been the gathering place and watering hole for Maldon locals. Affectionately called ‘The Roo’, this iconic country gastro pub reeks of a ...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Coffee"
Old Green Bean

Old Green Bean

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 7:30: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 - 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...
The Metropolitan

The Metropolitan

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Bendigo

Live music, generous meals and a relaxed atmosphere is what keeps locals coming back to The Metropolitan in the heart of Bendigo. With numerous dining areas, from the alfresco, overlooking the majesti...
Bendigo locals whet their whistle and chow down on pub fare with flair at One Tree Hotel on Spring Gully Road. This refurbished bistro sets a cosy atmosphere with a roaring open fire to beat Winter ch...
Masons of Bendigo

Masons of Bendigo

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

Bendigo

13 Chef Hat Award
The Dove Cafe

The Dove Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 7:30:AM

Castlemaine

Find an irresistible selection of sweet treats at The Dove Café, a favourite venue for many Castlemaine locals on Hargraves Street. A rustic charm emanates inside, from timber vintage decor and blackb...
The Ballarat Steakhouse is the ultimate place to go if you have a steak craving. Specialising in char grilled steak, ribs and seafood, you’ll find something here on the menu for everyone. All meat is ...
The Rusty Spud

The Rusty Spud

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 9:15:AM

Ballarat

Giving the good old baked potato a fresh and funky make-over is The Rusty Spud, a lively eatery with a touch of flair found in Ballarat’s Peel Street North. Stop into this local favourite tucked insid...
Putting Ballarat on the map, Golden City Hotel Restaurant is a state award winning establishment known for excellence with classical alfresco dining options characterized by old Australian architectur...