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Flavour and history mark Port Fairy dining options

Our little parcel of the world is fortunate to have an amazing array of dining options. We have The Age Good Food Guide chef's hat restaurants, delightful cafes, a la carte dining experiences and fantastic takeaway. From fish n' chips on the wharf to an intimate candelight dinner, there truly is a huge variety of dining opportunities offer.

Much of our produce is sourced from the rich landscape where we live, seafood from the ocean on our doorstep and fresh produce from the lush green pastures which underpin our thriving agricultural sector.

Explore Port Fairy's great restaurants below:

The Merrijig Kitchen

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merrijig inn port fairy diningADDRESS: Corner Gipps & Campbell Streets, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: (03) 5568 2324
WEB: www.merrijiginn.com
TWITTER  @merrijigkitchen

The Merrijig Kitchen is the restaurant at the well known historic accommodation, The Merrijig Inn.   The menu features seasonal produce from the many boutique growers in the region as well as what Tanya has ready for picking in the Merrijig's own vegetable garden.

The extensive wine list, once again featuring many wines from the Henty Wine Region was awarded "2 glasses" in Australia's wine list of the year awards.

The restaurant is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday nights.   Bookings recommended.

Allansford Cheese World

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ADDRESS: 5330 Great Ocean Road, Allansford cheese_tasting

PHONE: (03) 5565 3190
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WEB: www.cheeseworld.com.au

Allansford Cheese World is situated on the Great Ocean Road 45 minutes from the 12 Apostles and 15 minutes from the coastal city of Warrnambool.

 

Cheese World promotes the local dairy industry through tasting and sales of award-winning cheddar cheeses, produced just across the road at the Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory.

 

The aim of the business is to promote locally made gourmet produce to the thousands of visitors who drop in on their way along the Great Ocean Road. An interesting variety of cheeses are available to purchase along with other local products including wines, jams, honey, sauces, chocolates, ice cream and confectionary.

 

Light lunches and snacks are offered in the licensed cafe with cheese platters and ploughman’s lunches a specialty. Enjoy freshly made scones with strawberry jam and thick farm cream teamed with a cappuccino or one of our famous milkshakes.

 

Educational information on the local dairy industry both past and present is offered through the screening of a modern cheese making DVD and a walk back in time through the local dairy history museum.

Cheese World is open 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm Saturday and 10am to 3pm Sunday. Admission is free.

 

Portofino on Bank

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portofino port fairyADDRESS: 26 Bank Street, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: (03) 5568 2251
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Enjoy our Mediterranean inspired menu where seafood is always a feature. Enjoy a glass or a bottle of wine from our extensive wine list. We open every day for dinner ( 6pm until late) and for lunch every day except Monday.

Catalina Takeaway

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Catalina Takeaway ADDRESS: 531 Princes Highway, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: (03) 5568 1608

For quality freshly made fish and chips, hamburgers and other takeaway delights everyday.

Slitti Chocolate and Coffee

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slitti chocolate and coffee port fairyADDRESS: 10 Bank Street, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: 03 5568 3222
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WEB: www.slitti.com.au

Since 1969 the Slitti family has been known for excellence in coffee and when, in 1988, Andrea started creating exceptional chocolates the worldwide market learned what truly great chocolate is. We would like to invite you to try the finest chocolate, handmade in Tuscany by chocolatier Andrea Slitti, as well as the gourmet coffee and a choice of homemade cookies and desserts.

The Stag Restaurant

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stagADDRESS: 22 Sackville Street, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: +61 3 5568 3229
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WEB: www.thestagportfairy.com.au

Housed in the charming, warm and cosy 1847 dining room, The Stag offers a casual dining experience where quality matters. 

Chef Matt Murphy and wait staff led by Lisa Bayliss will ensure you  have a delicious meal with great service.

Open Tuesday - Saturday inclusive from 6pm.   Bookings recommended.

Bella Claire Gourmet House

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Bella Claire Gourmet House ADDRESS: 28 Bank Street, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: (03) 5568 1610

For the ultimate gourmet package. The proof is in the taste and the pleasure is in the eating. Open every day for lunch or a coffee anytime. A range of quality kitchen and tableware, condiments and wines also available.

The Red Hen

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ADDRESS:  41 Sackville St, Port Fairy 3284red_hen_logo
PHONE: (03) 5568 3448

Open:  Tuesday-Sunday 10:30am to 8:30pm

Come enjoy take-away grain-fed, chemical free hot roast chicken, daily prepared house made salads, delicious hot chips and gravy.  Some seating available.

Cobbs Bakery / Takeaway & Café

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cobbs_bakery port fairy diningADDRESS: 25 Bank Street, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: (03) 5568 1713
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Perhaps the largest range of home baked goods in Western Victoria. Our very popular scotch malt loaf, our pies and pasties, our cakes and slices can all be enjoyed in the Bakery House or courtyard. Tea, coffee and soft drinks are also available. Open every day until 5pm.

Caledonian Inn Hotel Motel (the Stump)

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stump__flood_pfhs_62.04b.007jpgADDRESS: 41 Bank Street, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: (03) 5568 1044
WEB: www.caledonianinnportfairy.com.au

 Since c. 1844 The Caledonian has been welcoming travellers to Port Fairy. Seafood is a feature on our menu and there are vegetarian and children's choices as well. We have an extensive Seniors menu and open for lunch and dinner each day.

Madagalli on Bank

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madagalliADDRESS: 24 Bank Street, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: (03) 5568 1829

Fresh and flavorsome pizzas and pasta made here in the premises. We have a range of gourmet options for those who want to try something a little different. Eat in our family friendly restaurant or phone your order through for a speedy takeaway. Open Tues - Sunday inclusive from 5pm.

Four Seasons Chinese Restaurant

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four seasons chinese in port fairyADDRESS: 58 Sackville St, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: 03 5568 1889
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Serving the Port Fairy and district community for more than 10 years, Four Seasons Chinese Restaurant offers quality, affordable Chinese cuisine. Meeting the needs of local customers and tourists alike, Four Seasons looks forward to welcoming you soon.

Charlies on East at the Port Fairy Surf Club

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charlies on east - port fairy diningADDRESS: 4 Hughes Avenue, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: (03) 5568 2885
WEB: www.charliesoneast.com.au

Sumptuous breakfasts and great coffee, pizza, ice -cream, fish and chip cones and all with a view to die for! Universal access and facilities. Open Friday to Monday 8am - 5pm but 7 days a week over the summer holidays.

Gregory's at the Royal Oak Bistro

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gregorys_bistro_at_the_royal_oakADDRESS:  9 Bank Street, Port Fairy  VIC  3284
PHONE:  (03) 5568 1018
 

At Gregory's "It's all about the food".   They use only fresh produce and everything is house made.  Great lunches and delicious dinners with to-die-for-desserts on offer.  Some gluten free options available.

The bistro seats 100 and the large beer garden welcomes owners with their pets.

Open for lunch from 12pm to 2pm and dinner from 6pm to 8:30pm.

 


Clonmara Tea Rooms & Gift Shop

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clonmara_tearoom_w09aADDRESS: 106 Princes Highway, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: 03 5568 2595
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WEB: www.clonmara.com.au

Clonmara Tea Rooms and Gift Shop offers old fashioned English style food such as scones with 'real' cream and hand made jam, ploughmans lunches, kippers from Scotland and many other favourite old dishes. Licensed dining is offered in a courtyard and 1860 cottage, air conditioned for comfort. Browse through some of the unusual gifts for sale while you select from 38 varieties of tea

Rebecca's Café & Icecreamery

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rebeccas cafe and icecreameryADDRESS: 70 - 72 Sackville Street, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: (03) 5568 2533
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Trendy, modern, Australian hearty meals. The most fantastic cakes, slices and delicious ice-cream. Open for a delicious breakfast from 7am or an after beach coffee until 6pm. Icecreamery open for extended hours over summer.

time&tide gallery/cafe presents ‘High Tea by the High Sea'

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ADDRESS: 21 Thistle Place Port Fairy 3284
PHONE: 03 5568 2134
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Trading Hours: Weekends from 12 midday

The moment you walk into time&tide's ‘High Tea by the High Sea' you know you are in for something special.

The view alone exudes luxury - the breathtaking, unspoilt panorama of the Southern Ocean and on a clear day, Lady Julia Percy Island.

Then there's the luxury of lavish furnishings with a vintage twist which will leave you breathless. High back chairs, upholstered sofas, soft furnishings all in a fresh palette of lemon, white and charcoal against a backdrop of imported wallpaper by the Italian artist Piero Fornasetti.

And that's before there's any food in sight!

High Tea, three tiers stacked with samplings of all the favourites which made time&tide café such a hit with locals and visitors over the past five years, arrives and you are assured of an unforgettable afternoon.

Grand High Tea 
Consisting of a selection of the following...
Assorted finger sandwiches, mini filled rolls, savoury pastries, tarts and muffins.
Petite sweet treats, macadamia brownies, lemon passionfruit tarts, sticky scrolls, macarons, mini meringue stacks
and scones to die for!
Served on a traditional three tier plate with your choice of T2 tea or espresso coffee and a glass of sparkling rose' or a soft drink.
Mini Grand High Tea 
A selection of sweet and savoury delights served on a two tier plate, including T2 tea or espresso coffee.
Sweet Sensations Plate
Petite selection of sweet treats.
Savoury Delights Plate
A selection of finger sandwiches, savory tarts and muffins.
Regional Taste Plate
Savoury selection of local cheeses, olives, dip and lavosh.

The Victoria Hotel

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victoriaADDRESS: 42 Bank Street, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: +61 3 5568 2891
FAX: +61 3 5568 2871
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WEBSITE: www.vichotelportfairy.com.au

The newly renovated Victoria Hotel has something for everyone. Our versatile venue can accommodate your next function or when visiting Port Fairy pop in for a quick punt, meal or relaxing drink in our stylish and friendly restaurant, courtyard or bars. Our historic Drill Hall is a contemporary and unique room perfect for your wedding, party or next conference, seating up to 150 guests or 200 for a cocktail style function.

 

Ramellas Café Restaurant

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ramellasADDRESS: 19 Bank Street, Port Fairy, 3284
PHONE: (03) 5568 3322

Freshly prepared mouth watering dishes with a Mediterranean influence. Specialty teas, fantastic coffee and scrumptious cakes available any time. Wireless internet available. Open everyday 9.30am until late.

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Getting Here

 

If coming from Melbourne by train/V-line coach you get the train or coach (depending on day) from Southern Cross to Warrnambool then the v-line coach through to Port Fairy.  For more information on the V-line service phone 1800 800 007 or book on-line via their website at www.vline.com.au

 

 

If you need further information please contact the Port Fairy & Region Visitor Information Centre on  (03) 5568 2682 or by email on vic@moyne.vic.gov.au


 

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