Top things to do in Robe

Top Choice Cafe in Robe

Union Cafe

Perennially busy, this curiously angled corner cafe with polished-glass fragments in the floor has expanded into the next-door shopfront. Unionise your hangover with a big cooked breakfast, lashed with locally made …
Top Choice Pizza in Robe

Vic St Pizza Project

Go for something trad (Hawaiian, margarita, pepperoni) or something more daring (lamb souvlaki, squid and chorizo) – either way, the pizzas at this bright, family-run good-timer are definite crowd pleasers. Pastas, …
Landmark in Robe

Obelisk

After there were 30 shipwrecks in Guichen Bay in 1835 alone, this iconic red-and-white turret was erected atop the cliffs on Cape Dombey. From here, rockets were launched out to stricken ships, carrying lifelines ba…
Fish & Chips in Robe

Robe Seafood

Robe's excellent fish and chipper always seems to have people standing around inside, waiting for their crumbed calamari, even when everywhere else in town is quiet. Burgers, roast chooks and steak sandwiches too, p…
Brewery in Robe

Robe Town Brewery

Riding the crest of Australia's craft beer wave, Robe Town uses old-fangled methods to produce its hearty Shipwreck Stout and an excellent amber ale (among other creative brews). The brewery occupies a low-key shed …
Chinese in Robe

Chinese on Bagot

In a town where 16,500 Chinese gold miners disembarked in the 1850s, en route to the Ballarat gold fields, it's no surprise to discover that the local Chinese restaurant is pretty good! Plastic plants, chintzy artwo…
Cafe in Robe

No 4

A bit of big-city faux-yacht affluence comes to Robe at this polished concrete-and-glass eatery, serving good coffee and big breakfasts – maybe the lobster scrambled eggs, a bacon-and-egg roll or some Spanish beans …
Fusion in Robe

Sails

Sails is Robe's classiest restaurant, and comes with a big rep for seafood (oh the blue swimmer crab and prawn spaghetti!). Not in an undersea mood? Try the Wagyu beef ragout with mushroom, pappardelle pasta and pec…
Cafe in Robe

Mahalia Coffee

Everywhere you go on the Limestone Coast you'll see Mahalia Coffee signs – a marketing success story! Visit the roasting rooms in Robe's industrial back blocks for a double-shot flat white, a NYC-style bagel or a sa…
Nature Reserve in Robe

Little Dip Conservation Park

Little Dip Conservation Park runs along the coast for about 13km south of town. It features a variety of habitats including lakes, wetlands and dunes, and some beaut beaches (good surf), Aboriginal middens, walks an…