Some of Victoria's best dining is out of town. Across the state, innovative chefs are using the freshest local produce to create groundbreaking local and international dishes. Critics' awards and chefs hats can be found far and wide: from Dan Hunter's Otways hideaway, Brae, named Regional Restaurant of the Year by both the Good Food Guide 2020 and the 2020 Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards, to the Mornington Peninsula's Tedesca Osteria, awarded Gourmet Traveller Restaurant of the Year 2022.
Taste the best of regional Victoria's fresh, diverse and bountiful local produce at the fine dining establishments below. Award winners or local favourites, these restaurants will draw you to places you may never have thought to go to, and to places you may never want to leave.