Couples’ itinerary

Here's how to make the most of a perfect weekend escape to Ballarat.
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Dinner at Moon and Mountain

Moon and Mountain

This modern Asian eatery and bar with an Australian twist will...

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Stay at The Provincial Hotel

The Provincial Hotel

The Provincial Hotel has housed a myriad of publicans and...

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Breakfast at Lola

The Provincial Hotel

Lola is a beautiful eatery within The Provincial Hotel.

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Art Gallery of Ballarat

Art Gallery of Ballarat

Established in 1884, the Art Gallery of Ballarat is the oldest...

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Lunch at Higher Society

Higher Society

Higher Society was born from a love for modern and seasonal food...

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Eastern Peake Winery

Eastern Peake Winery

Take a short scenic drive out to Coghill's Creek and you'll...

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Dinner at Mr Jones

Mr Jones

For the ultimate dinner date, head to Mr Jones.

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Drinks at The Lost Ones Basement Bar

The Lost Ones Gallery and Basement Bar

A former Masonic Lodge built in the 1870s, The Lost Ones Gallery...

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Breakfast at The Local

The Local

Start your day off with a hearty breakfast from The Local Cafe....

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Ballarat's Sanctuary Day Spa

Ballarat’s Sanctuary Day Spa

Time to unwind, indulge and enjoy complete bliss.

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Lunch at Hop Temple

Hop Temple

Meet Hop Temple — a warehouse-style venue enthusiastic about good...

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Day 1

Moon and Mountain
The Provincial Hotel

Day 2

The Provincial Hotel
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Higher Society
Eastern Peake Winery
Mr Jones
The Lost Ones Gallery and Basement Bar

Day 3

The Local
Ballarat’s Sanctuary Day Spa
Hop Temple

Dinner at Moon and Mountain

This modern Asian eatery and bar with an Australian twist will have you begging for more. 

In 2018, Moon and Mountain executive chef Liam Downes won the Golden Plate Award for best chef, with judges saying he has "all the credentials to lead the way in putting Ballarat firmly on the food map of regional Victoria". 

220 Mair Street, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Stay at The Provincial Hotel

The Provincial Hotel has housed a myriad of publicans and hoteliers over the decades, each enriching the hotel with greater grandeur.

Its boutique accommodation perfectly combines the building's history and a contemporary, fresh element with beautiful fabrics, furniture and art.

121 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Breakfast at Lola

Lola is a beautiful eatery within The Provincial Hotel.

Start your day with a coffee made from St Ali coffee beans and a tasty breakfast with ingredients from local producers.

Think decadent French toast, chorizo and bean cassoulet or the Lola breakfast, which is everything you'd want from a big breakfast.

121 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Art Gallery of Ballarat

Established in 1884, the Art Gallery of Ballarat is the oldest and largest gallery in regional Australia.

It houses major collections covering the history of Australian art from the early colonial period to the present day.

40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat VIC 3350

Lunch at Higher Society

Higher Society was born from a love for modern and seasonal food and a passion for hospitality.

Go there for quality and consistent offerings plus laid-back modern service.

413 Sturt Street, Ballarat

Eastern Peake Winery

Take a short scenic drive out to Coghill's Creek and you'll discover Eastern Peake Winery.

Visit the cellar to enjoy top drops, including some of the best Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah in the state.

You'll instantly understand why Owen Latta has been awarded Australia's Young Winemaker of the Year.

67 Pickfords Road, Coghills Creek

Dinner at Mr Jones

For the ultimate dinner date, head to Mr Jones.

This restaurant is from the couple who brought you the award-winning Catfish Thai, so you know that you're in for a treat! Think contemporary Asian dishes that are ideal for sharing or a long lingering dinner.

42-44 Main Road, Bakery Hill VIC 3350

Drinks at The Lost Ones Basement Bar

A former Masonic Lodge built in the 1870s, The Lost Ones Gallery and Basement Bar is a place to find the odd, the amusing and the interesting.

The basement bar is dedicated to fine wine and spirits, celebrating the classic while enjoying the innovative.

14 Camp Street, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Breakfast at The Local

Start your day off with a hearty breakfast from The Local Cafe. Focusing on local produce, you'll be treated to some of the regions best.

313 Lydiard St Nth, Soliders Hill, Ballarat

Ballarat's Sanctuary Day Spa

Time to unwind, indulge and enjoy complete bliss.

This purpose-built facility features six luxury treatment rooms (including two dual suites), private bathing, a floating pedicure lounge, relaxation lounge with open fireplace and The Sanctuary with sauna and heated hydrotherapy pool.

613 Main Road, Golden Point VIC 3350

Lunch at Hop Temple

Meet Hop Temple — a warehouse-style venue enthusiastic about good beer, wine and food.

Situated down Hop Lane, follow the umbrellas and festoon lighting to a hidden laneway delight.

24-28 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

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