"Readers' Choice 2019 - Italian"
Centra Hotel

Centra Hotel

Italian   $$$$$

Geelong

Private Dining Exclusive Space
Welcome to our private dining room…this exclusive space is perfect for an intimate dinner, celebration or even lunch or dinner meeting. Our private dining room can accommodate 10-14 guests, for more i...
Mexicali Mama

Mexicali Mama

Mexican   $$$$$

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 ...
Black Bull Tapas Bar and Restaurant

Black Bull Tapas Bar and Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$

Geelong

Visit Costa de Sol without leaving Geelong at Black Bull Tapas Bar and Restaurant on Moorabool Street. Serving contemporary European fare with a Spanish influence both aesthetically and gastronomicall...
Padlock Grill Cafe

Padlock Grill Cafe

Mediterranean   $$$$$   Open Now

Geelong

Unchain inner hunger pangs at Padlock Grill Café on Latrobe Terrace in Geelong. This new café on the block has an industrial feel with shabby chic concrete and brick walls, mismatched funky stools and...
Wintergarden Cafe

Wintergarden Cafe

Modern Australian   $$$$$

Geelong

Black Salt Restaurant

Black Salt Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Open Now

Geelong

We believe in celebrating the Geelong region by embracing all that is special about it. Food heroes such as the local farmer and die-hard fisherman are the key to our philosophy. We use local produc...
Cake Bar

Cake Bar

Dessert   $$$$$

Geelong

The Backyard

The Backyard

Cafe   $$$$$

Geelong

House of Shalimar

House of Shalimar

Indian   $$$$$

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...
Mule Coffee Shed

Mule Coffee Shed

Cafe   $$$$$

Geelong

Find out why locals of Geelong are flocking to Mule Coffee Shed, where their motto is ‘serious about coffee and serious about fun.’ Described as a wonderland for kids (and grownups alike), dine in a f...
Rook: Sri Lankan Fusion

Rook: Sri Lankan Fusion

Sri Lankan   $$$$$

Geelong

Tucked in Market Square shopping centre in Geelong Victoria is hidden gem, Rook: Sri Lankan Fusion. An open and welcoming entrance of floor to ceiling windows entice passersby with views into a modern...
Son of an Elk

Son of an Elk

Cafe   $$$$$   Open Now

Geelong

Cafe Bear and Scoobs

Cafe Bear and Scoobs

Cafe   $$$$$   Open Now

Geelong

Pakington Cottage

Pakington Cottage

Modern Australian   $$$$$

Geelong

For a great way to start the day, join Newtown locals heading to refurbished Pakington Cottage in the heart of Geelong. Through an ornamental orange door, guests are led into a chic, coastal inspired ...
Elemental

Elemental

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Open Now

Geelong

Down The Alley

Down The Alley

Cafe   $$$$$

Geelong

Head down Eastern Beach road from Deakin University for a feast at waterfront cafe and restaurant, Down the Alley. Resonating a vibrant energy, this novelty eatery delights visitors with a huge laughi...
The Pickers Union

The Pickers Union

Cafe   $$$$$

Geelong

Sprout & Bean

Sprout & Bean

Cafe   $$$$$

Geelong

Awkward Coffee Lounge

Awkward Coffee Lounge

Cafe   $$$$$

Geelong

Awkward Coffee Lounge is a breath of fresh air in Geelong’s developing coffee scene. Centrally located on Malop Street, the café embodies a warm and rustic feel by way of recycled timber tables and wo...
Grounds of Society

Grounds of Society

Cafe      Open Now

Geelong