Ballarat offers a range of the best Fine Dining Restaurants,
Cafes and Pub food from classical haute
including several noteworthy newcomers to the city's dining
scene - attracting food lovers from far and wide.
befitting a major food destination, in Ballarat you'll find a
wide range of cuisines from contemporary Australian to
Italian, Thai, Indian, Japanese and much more.
You'll find all that and more in Sturt Street, which may
well have more cafes, pubs and restaurants than any other
street in regional Victoria. Another noted food spot is the
Lake Wendouree foreshore, where the water views are
particularly beautiful as the sun sets over the lake.
Or take a short drive to one of the many towns of the
region which boast an impressive array of cafes, restaurants
and places to wine and dine.
If you enjoy the buzz of pubs, Ballarat continues the
goldrush tradition with more than 40 good pubs and clubs, many
of which have live entertainment.
Many of Ballarat's pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants play
a key part in the flourishing regional food and wine culture,
with local wines and locally grown ingredients in their menus.
Ballarat has a cool climate with a long growing season that
produces complex and subtle wines. Look for outstanding local
Pinot Noir and elegant, flinty Chardonnay on many venues wine