When: Queens Birthday Long Weekend 2013
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Daily
Info: The Alexandra Truck, Ute and Rod show is a great family day out, with free admission, kids amusements in the park and plenty of food and refreshments on sale.
This Holiday Planner is designed for you so you can just pack up the car, jump on a train or get off the freeway and visit our beautiful and diverse region. It features suggested touring options that showcase the region; you’ll have township, accommodation, dining and attraction information at your fingertips; design your holiday around activities that appeal to you!
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Chefs in our region are fired by a passion for creating fabulous meals, so you can expect to be swept off your feet by an unforgettable dining experience. Enjoy everything from haute 'Mod Oz' to 'bush tucker’ in a romantic setting for two, or a family-friendly locale. Luxurious or casual and relaxed, our dining locations are surrounded by outstanding natural beauty.
In Kilmore the meals are fun and fantastic! Wallder’s Café, situated in a 100-year-old building, offers meals, cake and coffee, using fresh local produce, while The Pancake Pan tantalises tastebuds with sweet and savoury pancakes and crepes in the old Town Hall.
Seymour showcases traditional dining experiences at the Old Post Office Seymour Gallery and Restaurant, where you can enjoy a meal in an elegant and relaxed atmosphere. Visit the town’s newest restaurant, bar and entertainment venue, Rachel’s Place, a quaint 1850s red cedar cottage with quirky personality and friendly hosts.
Gallery 34 in the heart of Yea offers organic fair-trade coffee and cakes for weary travellers to enjoy while meandering through the gallery, and over in Euroa the finest local produce is used to create seasonal menus at Albert’s Café.
Mouth-watering modern country food delivering quintessential homely tastes is on the menu at the Seven Creeks Hotel, Euroa. Pates, terrines, fresh market fish, duck confit and their famous Murphy’s Fine Irish Pie are matched with local wines and boutique beers.
Be inspired by the landscape outside while enjoying a delicious meal at Trawool Valley Resort. Just up the road, the Shed Café & Cottage @ Trawool offers a la carte dinners on weekends.
Journey through the mystic gateway to food in Narbethong at the Black Spur Inn, where traditional and specialty dishes are influenced by the flair of highly-trained chefs.
Rennies at Acheron Gallery Restaurant is a labour of love for artist Marian Rennie, who established the popular restaurant at her childhood home. Fresh, seasonal produce grown from the kitchen garden is constantly on the menu, where city chic meets country hospitality.
Savour a true celebration of Mediterranean flavours at the Olivehouse Restaurant, Shepparton. With a picturesque olive grove as your backdrop, enjoy sensational gourmet lunches or an amazing homemade dessert or ice-cream.
Indulge in gourmet food in stunning, tranquil surrounds overlooking the Goulburn River at Chinaman’s Bridge Café, Nagambie. Located within the Nagambie Lakes Leisure Park, this unique café is nestled among the magnificent River Red Gums, right on the water’s edge.
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A little wine with lunch?
Feast among the vines at the famous Mitchelton Restaurant, Nagambie. Choose from the exquisite a la carte menu featuring modern Australian cuisine or grab a picnic platter and sit by the river. Tahbilk Café, Tabilk overlooks the Tahbilk wetlands and is the perfect place to meet friends for lunch or revitalise with coffee and cake. At Plunkett Fowles Restaurant Café, Avenel they match their wines to real food, featuring the best ingredients sourced locally.
After playing a round?
Meals are available at many golf courses including Tatura’s Hilltop Golf and Country Club and Mooroopna Golf Club.
Visit Kinloch Wines, Mansfield for superb food and wine served weekends only.