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Top Choice Microbrewery in Aireys Inlet & Around

Aireys Pub

Established in 1904, this pub is a survivor, twice burning to the ground before closing its doors in 2011, only to be revived by a bunch of locals chipping in to save it. Now it's better than ever, with an on-site b…
Top Choice Lighthouse in Aireys Inlet & Around

Split Point Lighthouse

Scale the 136 steps to the top of the beautiful 'White Queen' lighthouse for sensational 360-degree views. Built in 1891, the 34m-high lighthouse is still operational (though now fully automated). During off-peak ti…
Top Choice Greek in Aireys Inlet & Around

á la grecque

Be whisked away to the Mediterranean at this outstanding modern Greek taverna. Mezze such as seared scallops or braised cuttlefish with apple, celery and a lime dressing, and mains such as grilled pork shoulder, are…
Cafe in Aireys Inlet & Around

Truffles Cafe Deli

Long established Truffles does the lot – hearty breakfasts, homemade pies (go the beef rendang), pizza in the evenings, Southeast Asian curries, good vegetarian choices, homebaked sourdough, regional wines, local be…
Cafe in Aireys Inlet & Around

Willows Tea House

Soak up Aireys' seafaring atmosphere at this teahouse set up within a historic weatherboard cottage a few steps from the lighthouse. Stop by for morning or afternoon tea to indulge in homemade scones with jam and cr…
Cafe in Aireys Inlet & Around

Mr T & Me

Modern and stylish, this cafe is run by a well-travelled couple and is popular for all-day breakfast rolls, including the signature 'Mr T's' with local bacon and gourmet ingredients. Its lunch menu is inspired by gl…
Pub Food in Aireys Inlet & Around

Fairhaven Surf Life Saving Club

The slickly renovated surf club runs a bar and bistro from January to Easter from its commanding dune location overlooking Fairhaven Beach; a glorious spot for sunset. The food is good too, a variation of parmas, st…
Beach in Aireys Inlet & Around

Fairhaven Beach

This attractive wide expanse of surf is the longest beach along the Great Ocean Road, stretching for 10km from Split Point Lighthouse to Eastern View. Its only patrolled section is the surf life-saving club at Fairh…
Pizza in Aireys Inlet & Around

Captain of Aireys

Named after a local seafaring character who resided in the area during the early 20th century is this popular pizzeria doing authentic Neapolitan-style wood-fired pizzas.