Ballarat, Bendigo & The Goldfields Restaurants Serving Lunch

"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 - Italian"
Showcasing a range of Italian inspired handmade pasta and wood-fired pizzas that will surely set tastebuds tingling in anticipation, Carboni’s Italian Kitchen is a popular Eureka Street establishment ...
For the best pho in Bendigo head to Nem Vietnamese Street Food on Condon Street in Kennington. This authentic restaurant exudes a warm and welcoming vibe ideal for family gatherings or catchups with f...
Borchelli Ristorante

Borchelli Ristorante

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 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...
Braidie's Tavern

Braidie's Tavern

Pub Food   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Bendigo

Located just outside Bendigo, Braidie’s Tavern on Wellington Street in Strathfieldsaye is the ideal local watering hole for an icy beer and bite to eat. On warm days sit back and relax in the beer gar...
Red Smoke Bendigo

Red Smoke Bendigo

Grill   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Bendigo

Bendigo locals and visitors following the tantalising aromas of smoked meat to Red Smoke Bendigo on High Street. Nestled in the heart of the city just a stone’s throw from the fountain, this rusticall...
Das Kaffeehaus

Das Kaffeehaus

Cafe   $$$$$   Open Now

Castlemaine

Find a little slice of Vienna in Castlemaine at Das Kaffeehaus on Walker Street. This Viennese coffee house, the face of small-batch roaster Coffee Basics, is where Central Victorian industrial meets ...
84 on Albert

84 on Albert

Pizza   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Creswick

Find great food and little treasures throughout 84 on Albert in Creswick. Looks may be deceiving from the outside of this eatery, where indoors there’s a touch of history from the mural found at the e...
Hawker On Sturt

Hawker On Sturt

Malaysian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Ballarat

Inspired by the tasty street food served in the night markets of Malaysia and Singapore, Hawker On Sturt Street in Ballarat captures the flavours of Asia with a dash of Aussie charm. Take a seat in bl...
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For more than a decade, Ballarat Indian Restaurant on Wainwright Street has been satisfying Indian cravings in Golden Point. Housed in a quaint cottage, relax in calm surrounds of cool green walls, da...
Food O'Clock Cafe & Indian Restaurant

Food O'Clock Cafe & Indian Restaurant

Indian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00: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...
Enjoy family-friendly hospitality renowned for fine food, excellent wines and romantic spaces at The American Creswick on Albert Street in Creswick. This hotel was built in the days of gold and glory,...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Pub Food"
Hop Temple

Hop Temple

Pub Food   $$$$$   Opens at 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 ...
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...
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   $$$$$   Open Now

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...
"Your All-Time Favourite Local."
Brown Hill Hotel

Brown Hill Hotel

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 4:00: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...
Le Sel

Le Sel

French   $$$$$   Open Now

Maldon

Le sel deli aims to bring the wonderful tastes of France’s delicious selection of food, ranging from a variety of french cheeses, to a huge range of salami and many other options. The owners hail fro...