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Top Choice Modern Australian in Birregurra

Brae

Regarded as one of Australia's best restaurants, for many Brae is synonymous with Birregurra. Set up by owner-chef Dan Hunter in 2012 (acclaimed from his stint working at the Royal Mail Hotel in Dunkeld), the restau…
Farm in Birregurra

Pennyroyal Raspberry Farm

Grab a basket and head out to pick your own berries – from raspberries, boysenberries and strawberries to lesser-known kinds such as jostaberries, among many other varieties. It's also known for producing its own ci…
Museum in Birregurra

Tarndwarncoort Homestead

A wonderful piece of local history is this heritage sheep farm that's been in the same family since 1840. Its claim to fame is the Polwarth breed of sheep, which it developed in 1880. Call ahead to arrange a tour of…
Winery in Birregurra

Gosling Creek Winery

Tucked away down a pastoral road in between Lorne and Birregurra is this attractive boutique winery with a tin shed cellar door. Wine tasting of its riesling and pinot noir (among others) is available, and there's w…
Pub in Birregurra

Royal Mail Hotel

Birregurra's only pub is this beautiful art deco building (c 1871) along the main strip. As well as being a local's hang-out with a great beer garden, it has a gastropub dining section with excellent meals, though n…
Cafe in Birregurra

The Store Deans Marsh

Worth a stop for its homemade pork-and-fennel sausage rolls, as well as pies and pulled pork rolls. There's plenty of local produce on offer, as well as cakes and coffee roasted in nearby Birregurra. It's in Deans M…
Deli in Birregurra

Birregurra Farm Foods & Provedore

A rustic provedore with butchery that doubles as a cafe, well stocked with local goods including regional wines and infused gins. It's most popular, however, for its wood-fired pizzas served Friday to Sunday.
Pub in Birregurra

Martian's Cafe

Part cafe, part country pub, whatever the time, Martian's makes for an inviting stop in Deans Marsh when you're out exploring the region. It has plenty of rustic character and does breakfasts (from $6), pizzas and b…
Cultural in Birregurra

Birregurra Festival

Getting bigger with each year is the annual Birregurra Festival, a popular local event held the second weekend of October with live bands, art exhibitions and food stalls.