Victorian High Country Restaurants
Victorian High Country Restaurants. Review by popular location, cuisine, features, map & book direct with the venue of your choice.
Planning lunch or dinner out with friends? Victorian High Country 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 Victorian High Country via location, cuisine or features.
Yea Peppercorn Hotel
Just one and a half hour’s drive from Melbourne in the small township of Yea. In our historic hotel you will find one of the best restaurants in country Victoria and superior accommodation. Situated directly opposite the old Yea Railway Station and the Great Victorian Rail Trail you will find our beautiful historic hotel which is older than the railway line itself. If you're looking for an authentic country escape, head for the hills of Yea nestled in a valley just 20 minutes drive from the wineries and tourist attractions of the Yarra Valley. The Yea Peppercorn Hotel, built in the 1860's, is a treasure trove of original features which give the hotel the ambience and warmth of a bygone era. When you step into our renowned Kelly Dining room and soak up the rustic warmth of the wood fire, exposed original brick walls and giant wooden beams from historic nearby bridges you will immediately shake off the stress and strain of city life and relax into Peppercorn mode. Fabulous food is one thing but it requires equivalent skills in service. No snooty superior waiters serve in our dining room, only the people who own the business, passionate about service, eager to please and dedicated to making your stay in our restaurant and accommodation a memorable experience which gives you a slice of country tradition. Our accommodation in the hotel will give you an instant welcome with modern ensuite bathrooms, spacious rooms, imaginative décor and a wonderful old-style verandah for the exclusive use of staying guests. For those who wish for more private accommodation we also have one, 2-bedroom apartment a short stroll from the Peppercorn.
Euroa Butter Factory
The Euroa Butter Factory built in 1901, sits beside Seven Creeks, just a short walk from the historic township of Euroa. Less than 2 hours drive from Melbourne along the Hume Highway, this picturesque town sits at the base of the Strathbogie Ranges and provides a wonderful location from which to explore North East Victoria. This lovingly restored grand old building has been transformed from an old butter & ice factory into a fabulous country retreat suitable for a weekend away, a special event or somewhere to while away a few hours in the garden. The Euroa Butter Factory, boutique bed and breakfast, offers six contemporary guest rooms within the old factory building that are styled using an eclectic mix of antique & modern furnishings. Our spacious lounge and dining areas provide great spaces to relax and enjoy the property.Private dinners & any other catering can be organised by prior arrangement. Stuck for an idea to celebrate a big birthday, family reunion or just want to get together with friends or work colleagues? Euroa Butter Factory provides the perfect location to celebrate your special occasion. We can cater to all requirements from an intimate private dining experience to a conference of 100 delegates. Speak to us about planning your event and we can cater to your individual needs & budget. Celebrate your wedding day at the Euroa Butter Factory for a truly memorable experience. Built at the turn of the century, this beautiful old building is the perfect location for elegant country style weddings on the old factory floor or rustic-chic festivities in the gardens. Great for both intimate & large weddings you can enjoy a weekend with friends and family in just under two 2 hours drive from Melbourne. The Euroa Butter Factory Store is located in the old butter store of the building and celebrates the produce of the region. The Store offers a range of regional wines and craft beers along with seasonal produce from the area. Look out for Strathbogie Brewing Company’s beer and our changing array of local produce. The Store is open for breakfast and lunch from Friday to Sunday and also public holidays. We are also open for dinner on Friday nights from 6pm and bookings are recommended.
As a visitor to our Milawa Cellar Door you can taste probably the largest range of different wine varieties of any cellar door in Australia. Dry, fruity, sweet, sparkling, classical varietals and new niche varietals, low alcohol content and high alcohol content – whatever way you cut it we strive to have a Brown Brothers wine for everyone. You can see and taste the new wine varieties and styles that make it through the Kindergarten, a mini-winery designed as a research and development winemaking facility. These are Cellar Door Release wines, only available in Milawa or here online, and our Limited Release wines. Visitors should also check out Vintage Corner where we have back vintages released from the Family Cellar on sale. Follow a tasting with lunch at Patricia’s Table, our fine dining restaurant, where Executive Chef Douglas Elder and his team match our wines with dishes featuring the seasonal produce of North-East Victoria. Or kick back in Epi.Curious, our relaxed food and wine venue, and taste a flight of wines with a tapas-style menu.
Situated conveniently on Benalla's Bridge Street in the heart of this Victorian High Country town, Georgina's Restaurant offers a selection of home cooked cuisine in a casual and contemporary environment. Chef Tor Kirk delivers the true flavour of traditional Australian dishes alongside spicy Asian influenced cuisine for your evening dinner service. Georgina's try to source all produce locally and can be accompanied by wine, beer, spirits or soft drinks from Georgina's licensed in-house bar.
Our Dining Room is available seven days a week for a private party or celebration, whether it be a birthday, anniversary, wedding, or just a get together with friends. Anywhere from 15- 50 can be catered for at The Magnolia, for a formal sit down meal, or up to 100 for a casual stand around event. Menus can be tailored to suit any occasion. We are fully licensed, so bar facilities are also available.
The Wicked Virgin
The Wicked Virgin is a small family vineyard and olive grove established by John and Laurel Nowacki in 1999. Situated down a sweeping hill towards Rutherglen in North East Victoria, The Wicked Virgin invites visitors to share John and Laurel's passion for good food created from fresh produce, complemented by their excellent Wicked Virgin Extra Virgin Olive Oil and boutique Calico Town Wines. Having planted vines and olive trees, the need for a shopfront prompted the conversion of an old shearing shed which is now a rustic and welcoming mud brick cellar door and tasting area for their Calico Town Wines and Wicked Virgin Olive products. Also available are delicious house made cakes, great coffee and light lunches ranging from comfort foods to eclectic culinary adventures. Located on the Rutherglen town boundary, The Wicked Virgin and Calico Town Wines is a sprightly walk or cycle, using the Murray to Mountain Rail Trail which runs along the bottom of the Olive Grove. Visit The Wicked Virgin and Calico Town Wines, take a breath, relax in a friendly atmosphere. Enjoy good food and wine and immerse yourself in wonderful views and rural ambience.
Jones Winery & Vineyard
Jones Winery and Vineyard was established in 1860 and stands testament to a rich wine making tradition. Since 1927, the winery has been owned and operated by the Jones family. Entire blocks of old vine have been preserved making the winery one of only a few in Australia to produce wine from vines planted more than 100 years ago. Jones Winery & Vineyard cellar door offers visitors 'real and genuine' experiences in wine and service. The charming heritage listed sales area, built from handmade bricks with its original bark-lined roof, is the perfect place to enjoy our handcrafted wines and French style cuisine from our café. Adjoining the cellar door area our café serves food themed on those wonderful, simple dishes found in french cafés. Depending on the season we serve dishes such as french onion soup, boeuf bourgignon, croque monsieur and goat’s cheese salad.
Mitchelton and its history can be traced over the decades through the pervasive influence of Central Victoria's Goulburn River's flow and the unfolding narrative of its distinctive wines. In 1967, Melbourne entrepreneur Ross Shelmerdine commissioned wine industry stalwart Colin Preece to find the best site for premium wine grape growing anywhere in south eastern Australia. Preece chose an old grazing estate, then known as Blackwood Park, in the Nagambie district in Central Victoria. The river surrounds the vineyard on three sides, shaping the unique environment and climate of Mitchelton. The result is four starkly different soil profiles, creating vineyards within a vineyard across the 154 heactare estate. Proudly 'home grown', Mitchelton crafts wines which are expressive of Central Victoria's best and the wineries rich heritage with Shiraz and Riesling.
The function room can seat up to 120 people for a sit down wedding and is located in one of the historic old wine cellars. We cater from 20 to 120 guests. We are very flexible with your wedding menu offering either 3 course sit down, cocktail/grazing or buffet. We are more than happy to help you within your budget.
We know about food; we've won six ‘chef hats’. Like our wondrous Victorian landscape, food changes, often. Degustation is out, and high-end gourmet ingredient antipasti is in – the Italians call it Spuntino! Lots of little snacks, making up for a fabulous peasant style dining experience...just like being served by a Nonna! Our Villa guests have embraced our old-Italy dishes using local produce. Like; Milawa formaggi, casa insalati, , Calabrese salumi e proscuitto, our forest grown pino funghi, Mt Buffalo olives, interesting bruschetta, chef Emma's house made sausage and gnocchi, Bright Berry Farm berries, and Emma's changing daily tasty morsels served with house baked ciabatta. We don't offer a menu, just Nonna style cooking using Villa grown produce, farmer Brown produce and local fare. This is how they do it, in Sicily and Calabria!
A French bistro nestled in the heart of Victoria's alpine valleys. Poplars is one of Bright’s finest restaurants. After a day exploring all the region has to offer, join Julia and Patrick for a superb dinner prepared with the freshest local produce. At Poplars food, atmosphere and service combine to create an exceptional dining experience.
Delatite (Upper Goulburn)
Specialising in cool climate wine, Delatite’s winery and vineyards are on rolling hills at the base of Mt Buller in north-east Victoria. It was established in 1968 by Robert and Vivienne Ritchie and now run by their son David. Our approach to winemaking has been forged from the family’s history of working with the land in Victoria for over 170 years. We’re committed to producing outstanding wines and to biodynamic principles that leave the environment in a better state than when we started.
Provenance Restaurant & Accommodation
Provenance Restaurant is located at Beechworth Victoria in the old Bank of Australasia, built in 1856 at the height of the gold rush. The dining rooms still display the grandness of that era with 6m ceilings, ornate rosettes and original arched windows. The vault, built with thick granite blocks, now houses the wine cellar. Dine in the grand old rooms of the bank, or in the warmer months enjoy al fresco dining in the courtyard under the apple tree. Provenance, an Age Good Food Guide two chef's hat restaurant, produces contemporary food from quality regional produce with a focus on seasonal awareness.
The Deck on High
Located in the heart of the High Country, The Deck On High offers a level of sophistication that is unsurpassed in country Victoria, with a growing reputation for style and excellence. Stunningly transformed in 2007, the venue offers beautifully appointed and relaxing spaces to suit all occasions, complimented by wonderful food, wine and personalised service.
Lake Moodemere Vineyards
Lake Moodemere Vineyards is owned and operated by sixth generation winemaker, Michael Chambers and his wife, Belinda. The select range of Estate Wines is produced with fruit from our 'Lakeside' vineyard, established in 1886. The range includes the legendary "refreshing yet decadent" Biancone, and the Shiraz and Cinsaut hand crafted from vine to bottle working together in good humour. Enjoy delicious cheese plates and tasting platters showcasing the regions freshest seasonal produce in the idyllic surronds of the homestead gardens overlooking Lake Moodemere. During the winter months the dining room provides a charming haven where premium wine, warming luncheons and the company of friends and family can be enjoyed by the wood fire. Some of the fantastic produce available at our cellar door includes Gundowring Ice Cream, Renaissance Chocolate, and Bridge Road Pale Ale.