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Top Choice Cultural Centre in Halls Gap

Brambuk Cultural Centre

Don't leave Halls Gap without missing the superb cultural centre at Brambuk, 2.5km south of town. Run by five Koori communities in conjunction with Parks Victoria, the centre offers insights into local culture and h…
Cafe in Halls Gap


Utilising the rich bounty of produce in the region, Harvest's cafe menu specialises in locally grown food and wine. It does all-day gourmet breakfasts (Mexican baked eggs) and bites like sourdough steak sandwiches f…
Australian in Halls Gap

Brambuk Bushfood Cafe

Within the Brambuk Cultural Centre is this cafe that's a must for those who have yet to sample native Australia flavours such as wattleseed, lemon myrtle and bush tomato. Expect items such as saltbush lasagne, kanga…
Indian in Halls Gap

Spirit of Punjab

For a taste of the subcontinent in an Aussie bush setting head to this excellent Punjabi restaurant, which features some fairly bizarre folk sculpture out front. They do an array of dishes with authentic flavours, i…
Zoo in Halls Gap

Halls Gap Zoo

Get up close to Australian native animals such as wallabies, dingoes, quolls, Tasmanian devils and wombats, in addition to exotic critters such as meerkats, spider monkeys, bison and tamarin. They have plenty of rep…
Pub Food in Halls Gap

Halls Gap Hotel

For generous no-nonsense bistro food or a family dinner, you can’t beat the local pub, with views of the Grampians. Dishes include kangaroo pizzas, chicken parmas and chargrilled steaks. There are play areas for kid…
Cafe in Halls Gap

Livefast Lifestyle Cafe

Halls Gap's best coffee and a sunny atmosphere are the hallmarks of this cafe. It does interesting breakfasts, including Spanish- and Japanese-influenced dishes, and fresh and tasty lunches such as Vietnamese tofu s…
Modern Australian in Halls Gap

Kookaburra Hotel

This Halls Gap institution is famed for its excellent pub food, such as the sublime crispy-skin duck and Aussie dishes such as barramundi and kangaroo fillet (cooked rare or medium-rare only, as it should be). The w…
Winery in Halls Gap

Halls Gap Estate

Just before the turn off to Halls Gap Zoo if you're coming from Halls Gap, Gap Vineyard has cellar-door sales and tastings of its shiraz, riseling and cabernet, which are all estate grown. They do cheese and olive p…
Music in Halls Gap

Grampians Music Festival

Holding its inaugural event in 2017 is this three-day music festival with a varied line-up of Australian indie, electronica, folk and DJ acts.