Top ChoiceAustralian in Barwon Heads

At the Heads

Directly overlooking the confluence of river and ocean, this glassed-in weatherboard cafe-bar sits on a jetty over the water. Breakfast runs the full gamut, from superfood smoothie bowls to Aussie brekkie bagels...

Top ChoiceVietnamese in Barwon Heads

Hanoi Kitchen

Run by husband and wife Nick and Hong, this vibrant eatery on the main strip does fragrant Vietnamese salads, hearty bowls of pho, bánh mì and barbecued-duck rice-paper rolls, among a heap of fresh, flavoursome...

Cafe in Barwon Heads

Annie's Provedore

Run by Italian-Australian owner Annie is this delightfully cluttered temple to food, with shelves crammed with quality goods. Peruse the drool-inducing display of hearty salads, homemade pies, Italian cured...

Cafe in Barwon Heads

Barwon Ebb & Flow

Occupying a prime location at the town's iconic bridge, this attractive weatherboard cafe does quality coffees to start the day. Food-wise, expect green-chilli scrambled eggs and smoky-bacon breakfast rolls;...

Gelato in Barwon Heads

Coffetti Gelato

Run by an Italian-Aussie husband-and-wife team, this authentic gelateria offers a range of delicious seasonal, homemade flavours as well as popsicles, granitas and single-origin coffees from Industry Beans in...

Bar in Barwon Heads

Mangroves Bar & Grill

Unpretentious burger joint with a nostalgic 1960s endless-summer vibe, where friendly staff in Hawaiian shirts flip burgers, cook up fish and chips, and serve beers to enjoy on the street-side patio.

Alcohol in Barwon Heads

Barwon Heads Winestore

Excellent boutique bottle shop specialising in Bellarine wines, local craft beers and Australian-distilled spirits.

Cultural Centre in Barwon Heads

Lobster Pot Heritage Centre

Just before the bridge, this interpretative centre has info on the Indigenous Wathaurung people and William Buckley, marine life and local history.

Pub in Barwon Heads

Barwon Heads Hotel

Raucous coastal pub with a bistro and live music featuring well-known Aussie acts. There are good-value rooms upstairs.