Plate Up Ballarat

Ballarat’s annual premier food festival is back again in 2019.

Plate Up Ballarat showcases the region’s top local growers, producers, venues, beer and wine.

Running throughout the month of May, this year’s festival boasts more than 50 events at Ballarat restaurants, cafes, bars and public spaces.

And be prepared for some creative spins on old classics when 24 chefs put their best toasties forward as part of Toast of Ballarat.


Plate Up accommodation recommendations

Provider Address DetailsWebsite
The Provincial Hotel 121 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat The Provincial Hotel sits pretty on Ballarat’s historic Lydiard St. The historic building was built in 1909 and has 23 suites, each uniquely styled in a mix of bespoke antique, modern and custom pieces.
Craig’s Royal Hotel10 Lydiard St Sth, BallaratThe legendary gold rush era hotel is a true icon of the Victorian period. Having opened in 1853, it has played host to poets, princes and prime ministers over the years.
Greenfield Place313 Lydiard St Nth, Soldiers Hill Contemporary accommodation that’s only 400m from the Ballarat train station, Greenfield Place is a great base for guests to immerse themselves in Ballarat’s food, art and cultural offerings.
Ballarat Premier Apartments2 Lyons St Sth, BallaratBuilt in 1901, this magnificent building has been meticulously restored and converted into 11 self-contained suites. The elegant apartments are perfectly located within easy walking distance to Ballarat’s city centre and heritage precincts.
Lake Wendouree Luxury Apartments 128 Webster St, Lake Wendouree // 18 Grove St, Lake WendoureeLake Wendouree Luxury Apartments are situated in Ballarat's most sought-after areas, surrounded by stunning homes in beautiful quiet streets close to Lake
Lascelles Ballarat6 & 8 Errard St Nth, Ballarat Luxurious boutique accommodation in the heart of Ballarat, Lascelles consists of two grand Victorian terraces that have been restored with a modern and contemporary