Hepburn General Store Located on the main street of Hepburn Springs, this is a great place to have a coffee and cake, or pick up some artisan produce for dinner.
Frank and Connie’s Kitchen Owner-chef Caliopi Buck changes her menu weekly. Shared plates.
Cliffy’s Emporium A produce store, wine bar and café, Cliffy’s Emporium offers the largest range of local produce, with an emphasis on seasonal and organic. Stockists of Holy Goat cheeses.
The Old Hepburn An old-fashioned country pub, with generous servings, colourful local characters and live music.
Jackie’s On Vincent Serving Asian-Western fusion cuisine, each dish is prepared using fresh and locally produced ingredients.
Kazuki’s Lake House alumni chef Kazuki Tsuya and his wife Saori bring a Japanese influence to modern French cuisine at this popular dining room.
Lake House One of the best restaurants in Victoria, this two-hatted fine dining destination offers commanding views of Lake Daylesford.
Larder A premium deli and licensed cafe in the centre of Daylesford’s main shopping strip.
Mercato Fine dining menu, good local wine list, friendly service and ambience. Lunch on weekends only.
Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat Featuring The Argus Dining Room, offering an accessible menu and good wine options. Peppers also has a conservatory and café with outdoor garden eating available.
The Perfect Drop A casual wine and tapas style bar and restaurant, featuring indoor and alfresco dining.
Rubens A family restaurant with the usual Italian favourites like pasta, gourmet pizza, seafood and steaks.
Sault Spanish influenced menu offered in a beautiful conservatory overlooking a lake and rolling fields of lavender. About ten minutes beyond Daylesford towards Ballan. Lunch on selected days only.
The Surly Goat Wide drinks list and excellent innovative cuisine. Well priced, great vibe and reservations highly recommended. Lunch special Friday, Saturday and Sunday: Two course and a glass of wine for $40.
Taj Mahal Authentic Indian cuisine.
La Trattoria at Lavandula The rustic, stone buildings and colourful fields of Lavandula Swiss Italian lavender farm form the perfect backdrop for this café. A little off the beaten track but well worth the trip.
Wombat Hill House The offshoot of Lake House, this casual cafe sits amongst the Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens and boasts quality casual dining.