The Grampians is renowned for its eclectic culinary scene, boasting handcrafted goods at local markets, prize-winning eateries, and exceptional breweries for guests to relish. When going on Grampians tours, refresh yourself at one of the gastronomic establishments in this beautiful region.


Suggestions for dining options in the Grampians

Alongside outdoor escapades, the Grampians are buzzing with a vibrant food and wine culture.

Refuel at cozy cafes.

Kick off your Grampian's food journey with brekkie in Hamilton. Opening its doors in 2007, Roxburgh café exudes a communal atmosphere. This family-operated café nestles within a two-storey heritage bluestone edifice, serving up Rox Coffee Roast and frequently hosting art shows and alleyway performances.

Livefast Lifestyle Café, nestled in Halls Gap, Victoria, is helmed by a crew of youthful creatives with a zest for rock climbing, committed to dishing out top-notch grub and brews. Perfectly placed near prime climbing locales, it's the spot to grab an espresso and muffin before taking on the crags with Absolute Outdoors.

Dining can be a significant experience.

The Grampians has become a hotspot for top-tier chefs setting up shop. The Royal Mail Hotel is home to Australia's most prominent restaurant kitchen garden. Its restaurant, Wickens, is a sought-after eatery offering breathtaking vistas of Mt Sturgeon and Mt Abrupt. Visitors can also bunk down in the revamped hotel for an extraordinary stay.

For a laid-back meal, The Parker St Project at The Royal Mail Hotel dishes up plates like duck liver parfait salad and stinging nettle gnocchi, with treats like poached rhubarb with white chocolate mousse frequently gracing the menu.

The Bunyip Hotel, a quaint country pub in Cavendish, offers three snug suites and a homey restaurant by chef James Campbell. It's a gem for those who appreciate fine dining and cozy accommodations while exploring the locale.

Buy products directly from the farm

Grampians' eateries pride themselves on incorporating locally sourced produce. Since 1943, Grampians Olive Co. has been a staple, sheltering one of Australia's heritage olive groves. Swing by in the harvest season to witness organic olives freshly cold-pressed into oils on-site.

Five Ducks Farm welcomes guests when the flag's aloft. Visitors can snag goodies and preserves from the Pomona providore for a nosh, featuring delights such as blackberry and Shiraz jam, quince jelly, ice cream, free-range eggs, lamb curry, and carbonara.

Red Rock Olives serve up an array of offerings, from celebrated extra virgin olive oils and artisan vinegar to olive salt, dukkah, tapenade, and table olives for guests to savour on their Victorian estate.

Explore breweries and wineries for a chill time

Established in the 1860s by Joseph and Henry Best, Best's Cellar Door is famed for its shiraz and rieslings. Patrons can indulge in a tasting within the age-old stables and explore the 19th-century underground cellar.

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Seppelt's wines, rooted from vines planted in the 1860s, offer an adventure through 'the Drives'—the Southern Hemisphere's largest subterranean cellar network.

A visit to Paper Scissors Rock Brew Co in the Grampians might see you playing the eponymous game to elect a sober driver. This indie brewery entertains with live tunes, tasty bites, and crafty brews in small batches. Don't miss out on the Stone Cold Hazy wheat beer.