Great Ocean Road day tour with whisky distillery tasting and seasonal gourmet meals
You’ll find a number of restaurants popular for their fresh seafood along the Great Ocean Road. Most cafes and restaurants here pride themselves on their locally sourced ingredients and offer changing menus that reflect seasonal produce.
You’ll find some of the best eats in Torquay, Lorne, Apollo Bay and Port Campbell.
Located only 500 metres from the beach, Blackman’s Brewery serves dishes that are perfectly paired with its beers and are designed for sharing.
Using top ingredients, the beers are all brewed on-site. Brewery tours are also available.
26 Bell Street, Torquay
Feast on authentic Thai food that is prepared fresh. The produce is hand-picked by the chef and only the best boneless meat is used.
You can dine in or take away for your drive.
12–14 Pearl Street, Torquay
The Bottle of Milk is dedicated to bringing good quality hamburgers to Lorne.
Find yourself dining inside on one of the vintage chairs, outside at one of the large tables or on the beach by making yours a takeaway meal. Local premium beef is used and all sauces are made in-house or by a local shop.
Coffee and a selection of local and imported cold drinks are also available.
52 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne
Dine only metres from the beach on the deck of Lorne Beach Pavilion.
Views over Loutit Bay are perfect while enjoying a casual breakfast, lunch or dinner made with locally-sourced ingredients.
81 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne
Maple Tree serves fresh seafood along the Great Ocean Road with views overlooking the water.
The wine list is focused on Victorian wines but is also diverse. The menu evolves as the seasons change to include fresh, locally-sourced ingredients from the Otway Ranges and Victoria coastline.
116 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne
Generous portions of authentic Italian dishes are served at Saporitalia.
It is the Italian restaurant to go to when in Lorne for classic dishes such as pizza, pasta, risotto, steak and salad.
6A Mountjoy Parade, Lorne
La Bimba is located right on the Great Ocean Road on the second storey for views over the water.
The specials change daily and the menu changes with the seasons as fresh local produce is used to create incredible seafood and meat dishes. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served.
125 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay
Fresh seafood is the specialty at Chris’s Beacon Point, which features contemporary dishes with south European and Middle Eastern influences.
Every table has a view of the Otways thanks to levelled seating. You may even spot a koala feeding while you dine.
Oh, and don’t forget to try the wine list as it features tipples from Australia’s greatest wine regions.
280 Skenes Creek Road, Apollo Bay
The Great Ocean Road Brewhouse specialises in craft beer, cider and local produce.
There are daily specials and a happy hour to enjoy the tastes of the area for less.
Stop by the Tastes of the Region tasting room behind the brewhouse to sample local cheeses, olive oil and bread paired with local beer and wine.
29–35 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay
Apollo Bay Bakery is famous for its scallop pies but also serves healthy salad rolls and sandwiches.
For breakfast, try a toastie, freshly baked muffin, croissant or scone.
Fresh ingredients are used to create bread, pies and cakes daily.
125 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay
You’ll find 12 Rocks Beach Bar on the Port Campbell foreshore serving up delicious hearty pub food and sweet treats.
This family owned business supports local businesses by serving their ice cream, beer and coffee. The diverse menu and ideal location, a 10-minute drive from the Twelve Apostles, make it the perfect place to stop.
19 Lord Street, Port Campbell
Try a cooking retreat or taste test whiskey from local distilleries as you indulge in gourmet food along the Great Ocean Road.
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