Experiences

Find your flavour on the Great Ocean Road

Everyone dines a little differently. From white hat restaurants to funky burger joints – the cafes and restaurants across our region cater for every visitor. Not to mention the stores full of local produce and beverages for you to take home!

So you’ve chosen to visit the Great Ocean Road for the scenery and natural attractions?

There’s so much in the region to be inspired by. The natural beauty, the opportunities for adventure, the close encounters with native wildlife, great events – but what about the food?

Let’s point you in the right direction…

Food trails

Food trails

Otway Harvest Trail

Celebrate the exceptional flavours of the Otway Hinterland. Pick up a trail brochure at a Visitor Information Centre and escape to an all-season showcase of producers, provedores, vineyards, breweries, markets, farmgates, and eateries. Mingle with growers, brewers, winemakers and food artisans.

12 Apostles Gourmet Trail

Choose the 70km or 140km loop treks through inspiring landscapes and taste experiences. From distillery, cheesery, winery and ice creamery to artisan chocolates and farm-fresh veggies, it’s all about a party in your mouth while ogling stunning scenery.

For the sweet tooth’s

Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie + Icecreamery, Bellbrae (MASSIVE shop with every imaginable chocolate)

 

For the cheese lovers

Great Ocean Road Cheeseworld (locally made cheese and other goodies)

 

For the seafood lovers

The Wharf at Port Fairy (reputation for excellent seafood)

 

A family meal

Simon’s Waterfront, Warrnambool (bay views)

Lady Bay Resort (breakwater precinct)

Izzy’s Restaurant Bar, Koroit (European style pizzas and more)

Burgers

The Last One Inn, Anglesea

 

Grab ‘n go

Apollo Bay Bakery (try a scallop pie!) or LittleCrumb bakery, also in Apollo Bay

 

For the beer + wine tasters

Basalt Wines (award winning wines near Tower Hill)

Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, Apollo Bay (home to Prickly Moses craft beer)

Timboon Railway Shed Distillery (whisky)

Forrest Brewing Company

 

Paddock to plate

Brae Restaurant, Birregurra

Yield Restaurant and Providore, Birregurra

Forage on the Foreshore, Port Campbell

 

Discover more eateries in the region

All Accommodation

Chocolate Gannets

Apollo Bay

Anchor Belle Motel

Warrnambool

Cloud Nine Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay

Captains At The Bay

Apollo Bay

All Things To Do

Places To Eat & Drink

Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, past present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.