Foodie precincts

Hitchcock Ave, Barwon Heads (Rebecca Hosking)

Thirsty or a rumbling tummy? From fish and chips on the beach, to full-scale dining and burgers and beers, take your pick.

Ocean Grove: The Terrace has an abundance of quaint cafes. Take a walk on both sides of the street and take your pick.

Barwon Heads: Hitchcock Avenue has cafe, restaurants and even ice cream.

Drysdale: a plethora of wineries are just a stone’s throw away.

Queenscliff: grand old pubs and cafes galore and there’s even a brewery.

Portarlington: Port’s eating scene has been boosted by a mini revival of late.

St Leonards: Nothing beats downing a beer or wine in the big grassy beer garden overlooking the water at the pub.