Wine & beer itinerary

Discover an unforgettable experience of craft beer and award-winning wine.
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Drinks at Hop Temple

Hop Temple

Follow the umbrellas and festoon lighting to a hidden laneway delight.

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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 Ballarat Premier Apartments

Ballarat Premier Apartments

Time to unwind and enjoy a stylish night at Ballarat Premier...

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Breakfast at Fika

Fika Coffee Brewers

Start your weekend in Ballarat the right way with a delicious and...

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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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Lunch at Cafe Sidra

Cafe Sidra / 321 Cider

At the heart of Cafe Sidra is top local cider and wine, great...

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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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Dinner at Mitchell Harris Wines

Mitchell Harris Wine Bar

Mitchell Harris has been making wine since 2008, with a focus on...

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Vegas and Rose

Vegas and Rose

Pick up some goodies for morning tea from the hidden pink door.

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Coffee Stop at Eclectic Tastes

Eclectic Tastes Cafe & Pantry

To complete your picnic, pick up some coffees to go from the...

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Lake Wendouree

Lake Wendouree

Admire the swans gliding along the waters as you take a 6km...

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Red Duck Beer and Kilderkin Distillery

Red Duck Beer and Kilderkin Distillery

It's a two-for-one deal here, with both Red Duck Beer and...

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Lunch at The Forge Pizzeria

The Forge Pizzeria

Enjoy classic Italian with the whole family at The Forge Pizzeria...

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1816

1816 Bakehouse

Pick up some baked treats for the road at the delicious 1816.

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Day 1

Hop Temple
Moon and Mountain
Ballarat Premier Apartments

Day 2

Fika Coffee Brewers
Eastern Peake Winery
Cafe Sidra / 321 Cider
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Mitchell Harris Wine Bar

Day 3

Vegas and Rose
Eclectic Tastes Cafe & Pantry
Lake Wendouree
Red Duck Beer and Kilderkin Distillery
The Forge Pizzeria
1816 Bakehouse

Drinks at Hop Temple

Follow the umbrellas and festoon lighting to a hidden laneway delight.

Hop Temple boasts more than 220 craft beer and ciders – the largest range in Victoria – and an extensive selection of wine and spirits with food to compliment.


 

24-28 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

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 Ballarat Premier Apartments

Time to unwind and enjoy a stylish night at Ballarat Premier Apartments.

Originally built in 1901, this magnificent building has been restored into luxury self-contained suites, all within an easy walking distance to the Ballarat CBD and heritage precincts.

2 Lyons Street South, Ballarat VIC 3350

Breakfast at Fika

Start your weekend in Ballarat the right way with a delicious and comforting breakfast.

Fika is popular among the locals, the coffee is great and the meals always hit the spot.

Try the avocado on toast, eggs benedict with 12-hour slow-cooked pork belly, or the hotcakes served with maple syrup, bacon and fried eggs.

36A Doveton Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

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

Lunch at Cafe Sidra

At the heart of Cafe Sidra is top local cider and wine, great food plus a relaxed ambience.

It also serves as a cellar door for 321 Cider, which is traditionally made using cider apples grown chemical-free at Learmonth's Spring Vale Farm.

321 High St, Learmonth

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

Dinner at Mitchell Harris Wines

Mitchell Harris has been making wine since 2008, with a focus on reflecting the cool climate characters of nearby regions

Its 140-year-old former produce store, tent-maker's and motor workshop is now a showcase for its wines and other treasures of the region, providing the full wine bar and dining experience right in the heart of Ballarat.

38 Doveton Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Vegas and Rose

Pick up some goodies for morning tea from the hidden pink door.

Think grazing boxes, decadent donuts and delicious brownies - perfect for a picnic at the idyllic Lake Wendouree.

Lane St, Ballarat East, Ballarat VIC 3350

Coffee Stop at Eclectic Tastes

To complete your picnic, pick up some coffees to go from the quirky Eclectic Tastes.

2 Burnbank Street, Lake Wendouree VIC 3350

Lake Wendouree

Admire the swans gliding along the waters as you take a 6km stroll, jog or ride around Lake Wendouree.

Along the way, stop off at the multiple playgrounds, Ballarat Botanical Gardens and the Australian Ex-POW Memorial.

Wendouree Pde, Lake Wendouree

Red Duck Beer and Kilderkin Distillery

It's a two-for-one deal here, with both Red Duck Beer and Kilderkin Distillery calling this stop home.

Red Duck is a small, independent brewer, dedicated to making beer that is good for you using all natural brewing processes and ingredients.

Meanwhile, Kilderkin is the first distillery in the Ballarat region since the 1930s, with a focus on the very best premium gin and whisky.

11A Michaels Dr, Alfredton

Lunch at The Forge Pizzeria

Enjoy classic Italian with the whole family at The Forge Pizzeria.

Serving a selection of wood-fired pizzas, pasta and more, it's sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

14 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

1816

Pick up some baked treats for the road at the delicious 1816.

Filled with sourdough, baguettes and French croissants, your biggest decision will be deciding what not to take home!

18 Armstrong St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

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