Bendigo restaurants

Top Choice Gastropub in Bendigo

Goldmines Hotel

A remnant of the lucrative Victoria Hills goldfields, this grand heritage hotel (1857) just west of central Bendigo has been taken over by the folk from Source Dining. There's a similar focus on local-produce-driven…
Top Choice Steak in Bendigo

Woodhouse

In a warehouse-style space clad in warm brick tones, Woodhouse has some of the finest steaks you'll find in regional Victoria – all cooked on a red-gum wood-fired grill. The wagyu tasting plate ($68) is pricey but c…
Top Choice Australian in Bendigo

Mason's of Bendigo

Casual yet sophisticated, the acclaimed Mason's has an agreeable mix of inventive, beautifully plated fine food and great atmosphere. Order several tasting dishes to go with larger shared plates such as the signatur…
Cafe in Bendigo

Bendigo Wholefoods

Come by this wholefoods centre's cafe to pick up a vegan milkshake, a superfood açai bowl, a cleansing, detoxifying green blend or perhaps a paleo brekky. There are also cafe mainstays, along with global dishes such…
Bistro in Bendigo

Wine Bank on View

Wine bottles line the walls in this beautiful former bank building (1876), which serves as a wine shop and bar specialising in central Victorian wines, and an atmospheric Italian-style cafe serving tapas and platter…
Spanish in Bendigo

El Gordo

Hidden down a city lane is this Spanish cafe doing authentic tapas such as patatas bravas as well as bocadillos (baguettes) and a good menu of raciones and Western brunch items. It also has Spanish beers, sangria an…
Cafe in Bendigo

Peppergreen Farm

Growing a lot of its own produce, this farm cafe is an excellent not-for-profit social enterprise set up to mentor members of the local community who have disabilities. As well as popping by for a feed or a coffee, …
Japanese in Bendigo

Harpoon Social Club

A tiny hipster diner of exposed brick and neon signage, Harpoon has Godzilla-comic menus full of tasty modern Japanese and Asian dishes. Slurp down bowls of thick-broth truffled ramen or share plates of gyoza or slo…
Modern Australian in Bendigo

Mr Beebe's Eating House & Bar

Another eatery inside an elegant old bank building (like most restaurants in this area) is the casual-chic Mr Beebe's. It does a delicious range of inventive shared plates, but the chef's tasting plate is a good cho…
Mexican in Bendigo

Cantina Mexicana

An Instagrammable, contemporary space of exposed brick, booth seating and cool Day of the Dead projections, Cantina Mexican has a menu of hand-pressed soft-shell corn tacos and burritos, along with tortas (Mexican s…