Sometimes, it feels like Melbourne is the be-all and end-all of dining in this state. But visit certain parts of regional Victoria and that illusion quickly falls away. You’ve probably heard of Brae, which has twice appeared on the World’s Best Restaurants list. Browse this group of restaurants and you’ll see there are plenty more places worth taking a road trip for, regardless of how many hours the drive is. Our tip? Stay the night and make a weekend of it – it’ll only make the meal that much more memorable and special.
Do not travel to regional Victoria if you are feeling unwell. The Covid-19 situation is evolving and public health recommendations are subject to change. Masks are mandatory on public transport and indoors. If you have concerns about visiting businesses or public spaces, or questions about self-isolation or coronavirus testing, see the latest updates from the Victorian Government.