The good life comes easy in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges region. Take your pick of acclaimed restaurants and congenial gastropubs, rustic trattorias, vineyard eateries and cosy village cafes.
Sample gourmet dishes of seasonal produce, grown locally. Whether your dining experience is simple or lavish, cheap and cheerful or outright indulgent, you'll dine on food straight from local farms and sip wines from vineyards just down the road.
Enjoy exquisite local produce at Daylesford's Lake House or visit the Farmers Arms, Daylesford Hotel or Kyneton's Royal George Hotel for restaurant-quality tucker in gastropub surrounds. Cliffy's in Daylesford does a fine trade in gourmet pantry delights and and Larder and Koukla Cafe turn out great coffee and brunch options.
Kyneton's Piper Street is lined with great cafes and restaurants, including Fook Shing, Midnight Starling, Wedge Street Food and Wine and Little Swallow Cafe – their menus piled high with regional produce. Make a beeline for Olive Jones in Macedon, Du Fermier and The Cosmopolitan in Trentham, or Maloa House Gourmet Delights and Village Larder in Woodend.