It's official, some of Victoria's best dining is out of town. Dan Hunter's Brae in Birregurra has earned the coveted Restaurant of the Year title in The Age Good Food Guide and it's just one of many top spots on Victoria's regional culinary landscape.
Across the state, innovative chefs are using the freshest local produce to create an array of groundbreaking local and international dishes. Critics' awards and chefs hats can be found far and wide: from Geelong (Igni, Regional Restaurant of the Year) and Port Fairy (Fen) to Beechworth (Provenance) and Mildura (Stefano's).
Taste the best of regional Victoria's fresh, diverse and bountiful local produce at the fine dining establishments below. These restaurants will draw you to places you may never have thought to go to, and to places you may never want to leave.