Restaurants

Top Choice Modern Australian in Rutherglen

Taste @ Rutherglen

Taste @ Rutherglen is the town's go-to place for fine dining, coffee and breakfast, while its attached brewpub is the spot for beer. Its evening menu offers options such as confit-duck spring rolls to go with hickor…
Top Choice Pub Food in Mt Hotham & Dinner Plain

Stone's Throw

One of the best restaurants on the mountain, Stone's Throw specialises in produce from regional Victoria. The menu is seasonal, but expect the likes of peri peri Milawa chicken, Blizzard-beer-battered fish and chips…
Top Choice Pub Food in Mt Hotham & Dinner Plain

The General

The ever-reliable ‘Genny’ is a popular watering hole with some good local beers and amazing views from its outdoor deck. There's a menu of pizzas, burgers and pub classics, plus good breakfasts and wi-fi. There's an…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Beechworth

Provenance

In an 1856 bank building, Provenance has elegant but contemporary fine dining. Under the guidance of acclaimed local chef Michael Ryan, the innovative menu features modern Australian fare with Japanese influences, s…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Milawa Gourmet Region

Patricia's Table

Break up your travels with a long lunch at this fine-dining restaurant at the picturesque Brown Brothers winery. Regarded as one of the region's very best, expect beautifully presented, contemporary dishes featuring…
Top Choice Cheese in Milawa Gourmet Region

Milawa Cheese Company

From humble origins, the Milawa Cheese Company now produces a mouth-watering array of cheeses to sample or buy. It excels at soft farmhouse brie (from goat or cow) and pungent washed-rind cheeses. There’s a bakery h…
Top Choice Pub Food in Harrietville

Harrietville Snowline Hotel

A welcome sight if you've taken the hair-raising drive down from Mt Hotham, this 100-year-old pub succeeds in mixing historical character with a cool, modern fit-out. It has a smoker to cook up Southern BBQ dishes, …
Top Choice Italian in Bright

Simone's Restaurant

For 20 years owner-chef-host Patrizia Simone has been serving outstanding Italian food, with a focus on local ingredients and seasonal produce, in the rustic dining room of this heritage-listed house. Her son has ta…
Top Choice Cafe in Mansfield

Mansfield Coffee Merchant

This roaster set up within a cavernous, slick space is the place for coffee lovers. It also does contemporary fare such as brekky burgers, tempura-prawn rolls and smoked-lamb ribs. All of its single-origin beans are…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Bright

Tani

Another notch in the belt for regional Victoria's food scene, smart-rustic Tani offers understated class with its menu of local modern Australian food with plenty of indigenous and Asian twists. Its drinks list is a…