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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.
Located on Geelong’s iconic Cunningham Pier, City Quarter Bar is renowned for its enviable prime location and captivating elevated bay views. We offer a casual bar and lounge setting, with a variety of function rooms including the popular East Wing Pimms’ Deck and the West Wing Deck. Our patrons can enjoy a range of colourful cocktails and local boutique beers, paired with a delicious menu all year round. Our menu features the best local ingredients and produce, sourced from farms throughout Victoria. It’s the perfect spot for relaxing in the afternoon and watching people, or for a fun evening of style and sophistication.
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.
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''.
The Dunes Restaurant
At the Dunes we open all year round, 7 days a week, starting at 6.30am. Breakfast leads into morning coffee and cake which rolls us into lunch and on to afternoon tea. Then, as the sun sets it is time for a glass of wine before everyone settles in for dinner. You can sit inside and look out through large panoramic windows, or outside under the umbrellas on the deck. We love a party and regularly cater for weddings, birthdays and special functions.
Sticks & Grace
Sticks & Grace is a iconic cafe on Pakington Street. For 10 years now we’ve been providing exceptional service, award winning food and your perfect coffee. Located at the River End of Pakington Street, Sticks & Grace is a warm, comfortable haven designed to provide you with the ideal cafe experience. Sip your flat white while relaxing on one of our lounges with the morning paper, host a perfect Sunday brunch with friends, organise your Mothers’ Group monthly catch up with the minimum of fuss or just pop in for a quick take away coffee and muffin.
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.
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.
Truffleduck celebrates 24 years and there are always new and exciting things happening. We have kept everything which has established us as one of the most sought after Geelong function catering professionals. Weddings, Corporate events, private events and any function and catering requirements we can meet them! For all your Geelong catering and Surf Coast catering and function needs! Fabulous food, friendly professional staff and above all exceptional service. Our venue “Balmoral”, has undergone an amazing metamorphosis. A stunning architecturally designed space has created a fabulous multifunctional venue capable of accommodating up to 300 guests cocktail style or 220 formally seated. A renowned Geelong wedding reception and function venue!
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.
Drawing on a wealth of experience cultured both locally and internationally, Two Sugar's management have brought the aromas, textures and flavours of Italy to Highton without neglecting modern Australian dining. With a menu offering a variety of both savoury and sweet cuisine, Two Sugars Cafe and Pizza Bar is certain to please even the most discerning of dinners.
James Street Bakery
n the authentic French tradition, the James St bakery and cafe offers a range of daily baked goodies using quality ingredients sourced as locally as possible. Situated in the heart of the Geelong arts precinct, the cafe opens at 7am for all day breakfast and award winning Genovese coffee. Lunch is also available all day as are our signature macaron and loaves of freshly baked artisanal sourdough and specialty breads.
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 the 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. Le Parisien provides an exquisite fine dining experience. The food is a mix of modern and classic French cuisines, our wine list, showcasing local and international vineyards. FUNCTION ROOM DETAILS Le Parisien offers a new, soundproofed, 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 dining, 50 in a cocktail setting, or 60 "theatre style", your private room is perfect for breakfast meetings, business meetings, powerpoint 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.
The Cremorne Hotel is nestled in the beautiful river end of Pakington Street in Geelong. The fully renovated hotel is separated into three different areas, its boasts a large yet intimate dining area, a full bar and beer garden, a modern lounge and function area perfect for any occasion. The Menu has been developed to celebrate your favourite pub classics as well as provide innovative and exciting dishes and complimented with quality wines and an extensive boutique beer collection from both local and international breweries..
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.
The Telegraph Hotel Geelong
One can relax with friends over a few drinks at the bar or enjoy a casual meal indoors and savour the tastes of The Telegraph menu, in our well appointed restaurant. The Telegraph Hotel is the perfect meeting place, for those lazy days and relaxed nights.