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Top Choice Museum in Echuca

Port of Echuca Discovery Centre

At the northern end of Murray Esplanade, the stunning Port of Echuca Discovery Centre is your gateway to the Echuca wharf area. It presents excellent displays (some of them interactive) on the port's history, the pa…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Echuca

Shebani's

Eating here is like taking a culinary tour of the Mediterranean – Greek, Lebanese and even North African dishes all get a run with subtle flavours. The decor effortlessly brings together Mediterranean tile work, Mor…
Top Choice Fish & Chips in Echuca

Fish in a Flash

Consistently ranked among the best fish-and-chip places in Victoria (the owner, Paul, has been frying for 27 years), Fish in a Flash does occasional river fish as well as the usual suspects, all dipped in the owner'…
European in Echuca

Ceres

In a beautifully converted 1881 brick flour mill, Ceres (named after the Roman goddess of agriculture) is forever reinventing itself; at the time of research new owners were at the helm. The jury's still out, but it…
Bistro in Echuca

Star Hotel

The historic ‘Star Bar’ is one of the liveliest places in town for a meal or a drink, especially on weekends when there’s live music. Full cooked breakfasts and a reasonably priced lunch of calamari or chicken parma…
Cafe in Echuca

Johnny & Lyle

This ticks the right boxes in terms of colour: not only the cups (an array of bright hues) but the lovely courtyard and the vibrant dishes – blueberry pancakes ($16.50), brekky burgers ($14) and fabulous lunch dishe…
Pub in Echuca

Henry's Bridge Hotel

Formerly known as the Bridge Hotel, this historic spot and Echuca's oldest pub was built in 1859 by town-founder Harry Hopwood. At the time of research it was being renovated. Its new image is intended to be a famil…
Cafe in Echuca

Black Pudding

Owned by two local brothers (who are often at the coffee machine), this place turns out a good brew, plus fabulous light lunches. Plates are not overly complicated – BLT (bacon, lettuce and tomato, plus avocado, che…
Museum in Echuca

Echuca Historical Museum

This historical museum is located in the old police station, which has been classified by the National Trust. It has a collection of local history items, charts and photos from the riverboat era and early records. A…
Museum in Echuca

Great Aussie Beer Shed

This is a wall-to-wall shrine of more than 17,000 beer cans in a huge shed. It’s the result of 30 years of collecting – one can dates back to Federation (1901). Guided tours will take you through the history of beer…