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Planning lunch or dinner out with friends? Geelong has some of the best dining options including restaurants that offer everything from fine dining to cheap casual lunches with a glass of wine. Choose from some of the best venues in Geelong via location, cuisine or features.
The Pier Geelong
The Pier Geelong is a beautifully designed, versatile and comfortable function venue. Stylishly appointed and elegantly designed, the amazing views from The Pier Geelong are the perfect way to make a statement at your next event. Catering for up to 800 guests seated or 1100 guests' cocktail style as one spacious room, or make use of the internal dividing walls create two smaller rooms with your choice of the Hopetoun Room or the Lillias Room that also offers a terrace. Also included in the events area is a boardroom with water and city views perfect for private meetings.
The National Hotel
The National Hotel is located in Geelong's CBD. Wander between our three levels, each offering a unique experience for diners & drinks alike. Public bar - offers casual dining and a wide range of craft beer, wine and spirits. Dining room - a more intimate dining space, where we invite you to settle in for a while. This ambient room offers an open fireplace and unique views of geelong's cbd. Rooftop terrace - unquestionably one of the best spots in the cbd for a drink. Our rooftop has a retractable roof so it's suitable for all days of the year. If offers skyline views, lift access and a collection of seasonal cocktails. The national hotel is the perfect place in the city to enjoy modern Australian cuisine in a laid-back atmosphere.
Black Bull Tapas Bar & Restaurant
Whether you are throwing back a Moritz and a few tasty tapas or settling in for a full meal from the a la carte menu, you could almost believe you’re on the Costa de Sol here. There’s a holiday buzz, attractive bare brick walls and prompt friendly service. The menu is extensive and packed with so many tempting options. With an extensive range of tapas offerings complimented by a solid list of entrees and mains, such as chargrilled eye fillet of beef, twice cooked half duck and slow cooked pork scotch. Black Bull also has separate gluten free and vegetarian menus. There is also a great drinks list to compliment the menus, including house made Sangria, local and imported beers and an excellent wine list with many local wines.
Dennys Italian is a traditional Italian restaurant located in the heart of Geelong on Brougham Street. They are housed in the bluestone heritage listed, National Wool Museum. Their unique restaurant location is rich in history and charm. Just like in Italy, we have a passion to create beautiful, delicious food with few quality ingredients. Most of their delicious handmade pastas, wood fired pizzas and fresh, seasonal plates are designed to share at the table. Their menu also includes many gluten friendly options. Their barista blend coffee is adored daily and always a crowd pleaser. Dennys Italian is the perfect place to meet friends, family or work colleagues to have a coffee or enjoy a brekky snack, lunch or dinner, they even provide take away. They also have beautiful spaces, ideal for functions, special occasions, family gatherings, business meetings and more.
Customs House Restaurant & Wine Bar
Located on the waterfront in Geelong, Customs House Restaurant & Wine Bar provides a unique ambient dining experience, with professional and personalized service that encapsulates the Geelong lifestyle, offering fresh local produce and one of the most extensive wine lists in the region.
The Sporting Globe
The Sporting Globe sports bars are the place to watch all the biggest sporting events with over 30 HD screens playing LIVE sport from around the globe. Our family-friendly restaurants and bars boast great quality food that features the very best in Aussie pub cuisine, along with international best sellers such as NY Buffalo Chicken Wings and signature sauces.
The Lord Nelson
The Lord Nelson is an iconic Geelong pub steeped in history and an old favourite among the locals. After an eight month renovation, the Nelson has been restored, refurbished and re-opened to the public. The first step was to revive the original 1920s façade and the second was to include the rich heritage of the pubs namesake, Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson. The decoration and design of the pub is emblematic of the great Victorian-style pub, The Lord Nelson provides an experience different to any other; serving food that is unparalleled with any other hotel in Geelong.
The Vue Grand is an iconic and historic 32 room boutique hotel located in the main street of Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula, less than 90 minutes from Melbourne. Featuring a seasonal menu utilising the best fresh local produce and an extensive wine list, the multi-award winning Grand Dining Room offers a first-class culinary experience. The Bellarine Peninsula is a haven for "foodies" and wine appreciators alike. With an abundance of produce, fabulous wines and coastal foraging in the region, the Vue Grand Dining Room is a leader in showcasing and promoting what this wonderful region has to offer. Don't forget though to flick through the amazing craft beer list that is now challenging the wines. Experience the delights of our five course degustation style Bellarine Tasting Menu, matched with local Bellarine wines, or if you prefer select something from our seasonal a la carte menu It has you covered for all events and celebrations. Try the Grand Dining Room for a fine experience or perhaps the Vue Street Bar for a relaxed meal and craft beer. Stay for bed & breakfast, hold a conference or create that memorable wedding you always dreamt of. We are a unique venue in the fact that we not only have the wonderful historic Grand Dining Room, but also have the opportunity to apply what we do for a la carte service to our wedding and conference customers, to make those occasions as special and unique as we can.
Marty @ Oakdene
Renowned as a fantastic addition to the Bellarine Peninsula with absolutely flawless execution and presentation." Oakdene Vineyards boasts a modern Australian and European cuisine with an array of fresh local produce. Award winning Executive Chef and Manager, Welshman Marty Chichester previously owned and managed popular restaurants in Wales and Sydney. Functions & Weddings Oakdene is available 7 days for conferences, functions, weddings and other events. We can offer private rooms, the terrace and an eclectic, lush art garden for all sized events. For a more intimate occasion, the themed Cloud Room hosts eight and the Chocolate Room is perfect for a private banquet for up to fourteen.
Beav’s Bar is a unique bar situated behind a red door at 77-79 Little Malop Street, Geelong. The retro, metropolitan-feel bar with it’s eclectic couches and coffee tables provides a very relaxed atmosphere ideal for sampling the many wines, craft beers, teas and coffees on offer. Beav's Bar is open from 4 pm til late Wednesday to Saturday with live acoustic music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday - with no cover charge! Wednesday night is open mic and karaoke night. The bar is also available for functions. Drop in, put your feet up, lay back and enjoy, and don’t miss out on Friday night happy hour.
Owned by locals Mick and Regina Napoli since 2001, Mexicali Mama has been around for over 25 years. We pride ourselves on serving high-quality, incredibly tasty Mexican cuisine made from the freshest and finest ingredients sourced from local small businesses. We have been serving some of our most famous dishes for over a decade now, and some of our more regular customers have been coming just as long! We are located on Moorabool St directly opposite from the football stadium and there are plenty of parking spaces available out front or down the nearest side streets. We are always looking to refine our service and welcome all kinds of feedback. Please use the contact page if you want to send us any feedback so we can continue to improve and make your next experience with us an even better one.
Located on Geelong’s foreshore with captivating views of Corio Bay, Black Salt offers the kind of inviting atmosphere that makes you want to linger. Stay awhile and celebrate the produce and the producers of the Geelong region. Whether you’re taking clients out or gathering with friends, Black Salt boasts great service and food to match. Their chefs create simple, modern food with a focus on generous fresh flavours and we’re committed to using the best seasonal local produce wherever possible. There are plenty of gluten free and vegan options on our menus.
Khan Curry Hut
Tariq, Ashish, and Staff would like to welcome you to Geelong's very own fully-licensed Khan Curry Hut for a culinary experience where quality, value and customer satisfaction are at the forefront of what we do. At Khan Curry Hut we use only the finest fresh ingredients available and each dish is prepared individually with great care and attention. We also use our very own freshly ground spices and pastes which give our dishes their wonderful, aromatic flavour and individuality – our qualified Chef from India is a specialist in Mughlai Indian barbecue with variation of over 125 spices. View our menu for our full range of dishes available. With our friendly, attentive staff and warm, inviting atmosphere, Khan Curry Hut provides a delightful venue for all occasions, whether it be engagement parties, birthday parties, corporate entertaining or casual dining.
As you drive down McAdams Lane to the entrance of Terindah Estate, you gain glimpses of the breathtaking views awaiting you. Terindah Estate is open 7 days a week for lunch and wine tastings, as well as weekend breakfasts. Terindah is also the perfect venue for weddings, special occasions and private events. Visit one of Victoria's most beautiful and exciting venues. Taste delicious wine and food, see the mussel farmers in the local waters, take a stroll through the fig trees or the vines and experience all that Terindah has to offer. As per its name - Terindah is Indonesian for 'most beautiful''.
At Parkers we used only the finest pasture fed beef mainly from the Gippsland region, cooked to order on our char-grill. We serve our steaks with chips or baked potato, and we have a selection of sauces to go on the side, so you know that you’re in for a proper steakhouse experience with us at Parkers. We offer chicken breast, lamb chops, pork spare ribs, grilled Atlantic Salmon and vegetarian options too, so all tastes can be catered for.