Dinner Restaurants Geelong
Dinner Restaurants Geelong. Review by popular location, cuisine, features, map & book direct with the venue of your choice.
Planning lunch or dinner out with friends? Geelong has some of the best Dinner 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 Dinner Restaurants in Geelong.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Since 1976, Le Parisien has offered fine food, wines and dedicated service to the Geelong region. Opened by Lorraine and Jean-Paul Temple on the 11th of November 1976, Le Parisien is still run by the Temple family with their children and grandchildren now working in the business. The restaurant relocated to its now iconic waterfront location in 1998. Le Parisien is situated right on Geelong’s Waterfront and gives widespread views of Corio Bay. The building originally being an old boat shed still retains many of its original timber features, the main dining room is full of exposed timber beams and surrounded with large windows. Le Parisien also has a balcony, perfect for those long Sunday lunches in the sun. The main dining room has capacity for seating up to 130 people as well as a full public address system making it perfect for weddings and functions, Le Parisien is also equipped with a private function room with a sit down dining capacity of up to 40 people. FUNCTION ROOM DETAILS Le Parisien offers a new, sound proofed, private function room offering the latest technology. You will have access to a large Plasma screen, monitor ports for direct input from your laptop, DVD, a separate sound system, and internet connection. Big enough to cater for up to 40 dinning, 50 in a cocktail setting, or 60 "theatre style", your private room is perfect for breakfast meetings, business meetings, power point presentations, medical presentations, birthdays, anniversaries, or small weddings. Anything is possible in your own room. The space is also available for hire as a stand alone meeting room. Meals can be selected from our extensive menu or alternatively a personalised menu can be designed to suit any budget. Don't forget you can also hire the Le Parisien Restaurant exclusively for up to 160 people or the Wharf Shed Cafe for up to 400.
At the Heads
At the Heads is a one of a kind dining experience on the surfcoast, offering unique views, a great menu and friendly staff. Situated on the water's edge, with panoramic views of Barwon Bluff to Port Phillips Heads and beyond, At the Heads is a one of a kind venue. Located just over an hour away from Melbourne CBD, At the Heads is the perfect place to hold your special occasion. At the Heads offers two unique function areas -the main restaurant Dining Room, and the Mulloway Room.
Lord of the Isles
Lord Isles Tavern is a cool new restaurant and bar with loads of features. From an extensive wine list, to craft beers, private dining, to larger functions, this Geelong venue can cater to your needs. Boasting outdoor areas and a separate sports bar, why would you need to go anywhere else.
Waterfront Restaurant @ Novotel Geelong
Situated in the heart of Geelong’s vibrant waterfront precinct with amazing bay views, the Waterfront Restaurant at Novotel Geelong is located on the ground level and includes a stunning alfresco area. Make a deliciously healthy start to your day with Novotel’s fresh breakfast buffet every day, offering barista coffee, bakery fresh bread, organic options and fresh juices. Serving a Mediterranean influenced a la carte & tapas menu for lunch and dinner. Enjoy our delicious menus featuring the freshest local produce and seasonal specials, complemented by local wines and craft beers. Have a drink and something to eat with friends, family or colleagues in the bar & lounge. Offering a wide selection of local wines, beers and cocktails, it's the perfect place to relax.
Tulip Restaurant brings you the best local ingredients from sustainable farms and suppliers, offering contemporary share-food in a relaxed setting. The menu invites diners to share and sample everything. Our aim is to encourage connection with the people on your table, the food and our staff, ultimately creating a social experience around produce-driven dishes that celebrate the moment. And of course with sharing, this means the end of food envy! Located on Pakington Street, Geelong West, the hole-in-the-wall restaurant boasts comfortable decor so you can enjoy top quality food but in a relaxed environment that allows you to be yourself. Come along, savour the best local ingredients and seasonal offerings and celebrate the moment with them, no matter what the occasion.
Lombardys Ristorante is a family restaurant located on Queenscliff's main street, a short walk down the hill from the main shopping centre or a pleasant stroll (10 min) to the Queenscliff/Sorrento car ferry. Lombardys Ristorante offers a pizza/pasta menu incorporating traditional and gourmet selections together with risottos, salads and a weekly changing specials board. Lombardys provides several options for vegetarian and gluten free dietary requirements, so whether you dine in or take home we have something for everyone. A small but broad wine lists represents most main stream varietals from the regional Australia as well as several Local wines, complimenting the menu, offering value for money with 3 reds and 4 whites available by the glass. Lombardys is fully licensed with several Australian beers and a couple of imported beers and a limited range of basic spirits. Veneziano coffee roasted in Melbourne is the perfect way to finish your dining experience - with maybe a biscuit/slice/cake from our display or a house-made dessert. At Lombardys the kids are not forgotten either!! A small playroom can keep them occupied so that Mum & Dad can relax and eat in peace. A kids menu (and dessert menu) is provided with several kids size pasta/pizza options. At Lombardys you can also enquire about our function room, a private area that can hold between 30 to 80 guests. A perfect placed for your next family function, birthday or get together. From finger food to a sit down or fixed price menu, we can tailor a package to suit your needs. With climate control Lombardys offers a friendly warm environment for the diner on those bitterly cold winter nights that we have on the coast or a refreshingly cool restaurant on summers oppressively hot days. Lombardys provides great family service, affordable family prices and great family hospitality on the coast allowing you to relax and enjoy your holidays or take the hassle out of your evening meals with our take home menu.