grampians wine makers

stay and dine in the grampians region

From the ranges of the Grampians mountains to the vineyards of Great Western and the vine-lined streets of Ararat, the region offers a vast range of tasty delights to excite your palate and tempt your inner gastronome.


The region offers a diverse range of dining experiences from family friendly pubs, bistros and delightful tea rooms, to sophisticated restaurants and cafés offering the best espresso and divine food matched with local wines. Forward bookings are advisable to avoid missing out on a table.


gilly’s café, restaurant and bar

Gray Street, Hamilton VIC 3300 | Phone 03 5571 9111

Casual and relaxed atmosphere. Families, groups and individuals all welcome. Our menu changes regularly and has a slight Italian influence. Function room available for hire. Catering available.

halls gap hotel

halls gap hotel

Stawell Road, Halls Gap VIC 3380 | Phone 03 5356 4566

Drive-in bottle shop, quality bar and bistro meals, Guinness on tap, kids menu, indoor/outdoor play areas, local wines, cappuccino, bookings advised.


kookaburra restaurant

125 Grampians Road, Halls Gap VIC 3381 | Phone 03 5356 4222 |

Café — Lounge Bar — Liquor Sales. Renowned for the extensive international menu that offers something for everyone. Bookings recommended.


nectar ambrosia

157 - 159 Barkly St, Ararat 3377 | Phone 03 5352 7344 |

Soak up the relaxed, happy vibe while we serve up fabulous food, great coffee and a glass or two of our best regional wines.


quarry restaurant

Grampians Rd, Halls Gap VIC 3381 | Phone 03 5356 4858 |

Tempting culinary delights and wines of quality. Considered the best value meals in Halls Gap, our reputation is our marketing. Open seven days a week.


sicilian’s café, bar and restaurant

102 Barkly Street, Ararat VIC 3377 | Phone 03 5352 2627 | Website

Fully licensed, gourmet pizzas, traditional Italian pasta, lebanese cuisine, local and regional wines, free home delivery for pizzas.

thwn hall hotel

town hall hotel, bar and bistro

62-68 Main St, Stawell VIC 3380 | Phone 03 5358 1059

Features bistro with excellent range of meals catering for all tastes and budgets, entertainment lounge, disabled access, sports bar, large range of wine and beer.

the vines

the vines café, restaurant and bar

Barkly Street, Ararat VIC 3377 | Phone 03 5352 1744

Leaders in the food and wine industry of the region. Has rave reviews through major media press outlets and are now recognised in ‘The Age Good Food Guide 2004’.



The following businesses offer quality accommodation for the weary traveller, and are perfect for relaxing after a day of exploring the Grampians wine region.

Aztec Escape

aztec escape

Cnr of Young and Scott Roads, Halls Gap | Phone (03) 5358-1555 |

With stunning views of the Grampians National Park at every vantage point, Aztec Escape features all the essentials in luxury self-contained accommodation.

boroka downs

boroka downs

Birdswing Road, Halls Gap VIC 3381 | Phone 03 5356 6243 |

Exclusively for couples requiring privacy and modern, romantic comfort in a stunning mountain environment.

daltos resort

d’altons resort

8 Glen Street, Halls Gap VIC 3381 | Phone 03 5356 4666 |

Four star resort set on 27 acres of semi bush right in the heart of Halls Gap township. Fully self contained family cottages, studio and deluxe studio cottages.


halls gap townhouses

194 Grampians Road, Halls Gap VIC 3381 | Phone 03 5358 5332 |

Modern and stylish luxury accommodation near Halls Gap, provides everything for the perfect getaway... for two or six.

links retreat

links retreat

139 Golf Links Road, Ararat VIC 3377 | Phone 0419 438 948 |

Offers a luxurious fully self contained bed and breakfast escape. Accommodates up to eight people in a tranquil setting next to Ararat's famed Chalambar Golf Course.


westgate vineyard country house

180 Westgate Rd, Armstrong VIC 3377 | Phone 03 5356 2394 |

Spacious, elegant, fully self contained farm house for up to 12, billiard room, wood fires, tennis court, pool, spectacular views, close to vineyards and Grampians.


stay and dine

The businesses below not only offer quality accommodation, they also offer a range of fine dining experiences, matched with quality wines from the local region.

bellellen homestead

bellellen homestead

17 Bellellen Road, Bellellen VIC 3380 | Phone 03 5358 4800 |

Offers luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation with the tranquil seclusion needed for a discerning getaway.

dimond house

diamond house restaurant and motor inn

24 Seaby Street, Stawell 3380 | Phone 03 53583366

With its quartz-studded exterior, inside its heritage charm grows. The tables are decked out with lace tablecloths, ready for a wholesome meal of lamb, goat or duck.

colonial motor inn

halls gap colonial motor inn

Grampians Road, Halls Gap VIC 3381 | Phone 1800 680 848 |

Offers guests quality accommodation, comfort and value, complimented by friendly local staff, surrounded by the Grampians. Fine dining at Darcy’s Restaurant.


kangaroos in the top paddock

3062 Mount Victory Road, Wartook Valley | Phone 03 9497 2020 |

A secluded self-contained cottage on 22 acres of unspoilt bushland bordering the Grampians National Park and is named after a mob of kangaroos that appear at dawn and dusk.

lake bolac hotel

lake bolac hotel

2127 Glenelg Highway, Lake Bolac VIC 3351 | Phone 03 5350 2303

magdala motor lodge

magdala motor lodge

30 Western Highway, Stawell VIC 3380 | Phone 03) 5358 3877 |

Set on 20 acres, offers excellent food, four star accommodation and services for the corporate person, holiday makers and tour groups.


marwood luxury villas and restaurant

31 Mount Zero Road, Halls Gap VIC 3381 | Phone 03 5356 4231 |

Soak in a colonnaded Cleopatra style spa accompanied by surround sound stereo, wander past the kangaroos to the waterside restaurant for a romantic candle-lit dinner.

mountain grand

mountain grand guest house

Main Road, Halls Gap VIC 3381 | Phone 03 5356 4232 |

Boutique hotel / guest house. Enjoy semi-formal dining and English breakfasts upstairs at The Balconies Restaurant, jazz music on Saturday nights.

olde horsham

olde horsham motor inn and restaurant

Western Highway, Horsham VIC 3400 | Phone 03 5381 0033 |

The Olde Horsham Motor Inn is an attractive motel in a delightful garden setting. Dine at the restaurant or enjoy dinner served in your room.