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Geelong & The Bellarine Peninsula Restaurants With Live Music

Texas BBQ has arrived in Armstrong Creek with the opening of Armstrong Barbecue on Unity Drive in Mount Duneed. With a whiskey bar, beer garden and outdoor space for the kids, this family-friendly ...
Meredith Hotel

Meredith Hotel

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

Meredith

Did Someone Say Seafood Platter?Come and EnjoyIf you haven't yet get in QUICK and booked your table as they are filling up fast and these seafood platters are limited! Call (03) 5286 1585 or message the page for a booking.
For the ultimate expression of what a combination of Modern Australian cuisine and artistic ambiance should be, head to Rustic Ram Café Bar & Restaurant on Wallace Street in Meredith. Strip back th...
Barwon Club Hotel

Barwon Club Hotel

Pub Food   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00 AM

Geelong

Established in 1859, the Barwon Club Hotel is Geelong’s premiere pub dining venue. Centrally located on Moorabool Street, the iconic venue offers a casual and vibrant space for functions as well as...
The Yardz

The Yardz

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 10:30 AM

Geelong

Built in 1881 right in the heart of Queenscliff, the Vue Grand is a stunning boutique hotel with all the grandeur, making for a truly spectacular experience. The Grand Dining Room is a breathtaking...
Sphinx Bar & Bistro

Sphinx Bar & Bistro

International   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30 AM

Geelong

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.
Ming Terrace

Ming Terrace

International   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00 PM

Ocean Grove

Barwon Heads Hotel Bistro

Barwon Heads Hotel Bistro

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00 AM

Barwon Heads

Stunning heritage listed hotel Circa 1902 on Hesse Street is the place to dine, wine and stay in Queenscliff. Nestled on the main street, this restaurant embraces its original Edwardian features su...
Nelly’s At The Pier

Nelly’s At The Pier

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 8:30 AM

Queenscliff

360Q

360Q

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 8:00 AM

Queenscliff

Shelter Shed

Shelter Shed

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Wed 11:30 AM

Queenscliff

Hello Birdie

Hello Birdie

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 7:00 AM

Ocean Grove

A treat for young visitors as much as anyone else, be sure to bring children along to brunch dates at Hello Birdie, found on Grubb Road in Ocean Grove. On cold days, cosy up inside and soak up a ch...
The Shell Club

The Shell Club

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 9:00 AM

Geelong

From its humble beginnings in 1952 as a clubhouse made by a handful of workers to the buzzing sports and social club it is today, The Shell Club in Geelong boasts an array of facilities for all age...
There There Eating Room & Bar has a focus on fresh, local produce and offers a casual dining atmosphere. The menu changes frequently to keep it fresh and innovative. The menu offers a range of shar...
For bistro style fare in a relaxed setting, head to the Ocean Grove Hotel Bistro located on the Bellarine Peninsula. Set kids to play on the much-loved in ground trampolines and enjoy a glass of wi...
Recess Bar + Eats

Recess Bar + Eats

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

Geelong

Unwind from a long day at work to take time out from your busy lifestyle at Recess Bar + Eats on Moorabool Street in Geelong. Push play on recess at this multi-faceted venue, where there's space to...