Top things to do in Apollo Bay

Top Choice Pub in Apollo Bay

Great Ocean Road Brewhouse

Set up by renowned Otways brewery Prickly Moses, this taphouse pours an impressive range of its own and guest ales. The front bar is a classic pub and bistro, but through the back is the 'Taste of the Region' room, …
Top Choice Brewery in Apollo Bay

Forrest Brewing Company

One of the main drawcards at Forrest is its microbrewery-pub, which was producing quality ales way before the craft-beer trend exploded. All beers are produced on-site, including four core beers and several seasonal…
Top Choice Greek in Apollo Bay

Chris’s Beacon Point Restaurant

Feast on memorable ocean views, deliciously fresh seafood and Greek-influenced dishes at Chris's hilltop fine-dining sanctuary among the treetops. Reservations recommended. You can also stay in its wonderful stilted…
Cafe in Apollo Bay

Platypi Chocolate

A tasteful cafe in a modern architecturally designed space, Platypi has a prime location overlooking the bush where you can enjoy its delectable homemade Belgian chocolates. Its signature item is the deconstructed h…
Coffee in Apollo Bay

Hello Coffee

Set up by a couple of local mates in a backstreet industrial estate, this roaster-cafe makes the best coffee in the region. They roast single-origin beans from around the world on-site, served as V60 pour-overs or t…
Viewpoint in Apollo Bay

Marriners Lookout

Located 1.5km from town back towards Cape Patton, this scenic walk offers wonderful panoramic views over town and the ocean. If you have a car it's a steep five-minute walk from the lookout car park; otherwise, it's…
Australian in Apollo Bay

La Bimba

Come to this relaxed upstairs fine-diner bistro for a seafood-heavy selection driven by seasonal, local catch and produce. Ocean views and a good wine list complement the likes of chilli Portarlington mussels, seafo…
Cafe in Apollo Bay

Sandy Feet Cafe

One of the better choices along the main drag, this health store and cafe offers the full gamut of cooked breakfasts, sandwiches, and decent vegetarian and vegan choices. It stays open for dinner at weekends, with t…
Pub in Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay Hotel

This pub's enticing street-front beer garden is the place to be in summer. The bistro (mains $19 to $35) has good seafood options, and there are live bands and DJs at weekends. Its Wednesday cocktail night (two for …
Cafe in Apollo Bay

Otway NouriShed

An old potato shed converted into a rustic cafe, NouriShed serves sourdough toasties, pies and burgers, along with fair-trade coffee. Scattered about are several interesting local-history displays. It's on the corne…