Eat & Drink

Local butchers

Our butchers are working hard. Please, please take heed of social distancing rules. Order ahead if possible (numbers will be listed). Flora Hill Quality Meats 15 Retreat Road Open 6am-6pm Deliveries available, call 5443 5682 or  text 0417 722 060 Meats on Mitchell 159 Mitchell Street Meat packs available Grocery items available too, milk, cheese, juice

Our cafes and restaurants in COV-19 times

Things are changing rapidly! Conversations were were having last week i.e. planning for Easter and the writers festival and all those lovely things are different now. We can't stress enough though - stay at home if you can. We've compiled this list so you can avoid the crazy supermarket queues. Support our local hospitality businesses,

Bakeries that are open

Our bakery staff are working hard. Please, please take heed of social distancing rules. Order ahead if possible (numbers will be listed) Eaglehawk Bakery Both locations are open (Queen Street & Eaglehawk). Coffee available too. Elmore Bakery Take-away only. Call ahead 5432 6558 if you need bread, milk, pies, coffee or treats. Flora Hill Bakehouse

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Regional Markets this December

Support your local farmers' market and handmade markets this Christmas across our region: Friday 6 December 5pm-8.30pm, Twilight Market, Bendigo District RSL  Havilah Road, Long Gully 5pm-8pm, Daylesford Twilight Christmas Market, Daylesford Town Hall Saturday 7 December 9am-1pm, Woodend Farmers Market, Cnr High & Forest Streets 3pm-8pm, Kyneton Twilight Festival, 81 Mollison Street 8am-12 noon,

Good vibes, good vino & good reasons to visit Heathcote

On Saturday 2 November, Heathcote kicks off the 'long weekend' with a new and exciting wine + music event Vibes & Vino. Famous for its many award-winning wines, and conveniently situated just down the road from Bendigo, Heathcote is the perfect getaway for a weekend of music wine & food. Set in the centre of

Coffee in Long Gully!

By Dave Fagg Community worker at St Matthew’s Church godfoodpeople.orgt Bit of a good news story for you all, involving a few of my favourite things: my neighbourhood of Long Gully, coffee, creative community action. Many of my Long Gully neighbours will know Gar, who runs the Long Gully post office. He is a

Adults only hot beverages

Mulled wine Wine Bank on View, 45 View Street After a sip of her very first mulled wine, my companion "immediately felt warm from the inside out. It really reminded me of Christmas, the only thing missing was snow outside the windows." We asked for ours to be served in a mug, and the staff

Five top spots for a beer this winter

Bendigo winter is on the way, bringing with it the crisp days and icy nights that we know all too well. But just because it’s cold out doesn’t mean you need to stay in. The folks at Bendigo Beer made a list of some of their favourite spots for a beer, so you can keep

Bendigo’s best brownies!

This post was written by the lovely Issy Kerr, from Seriously Milestones.  I’m a sweet tooth, but I’ve also noticed lately that gluten tends to give me killer heartburn, so in order to satisfy my cravings but also not feel like I’m dying, I’ve turned to my old friend the humble brownie (which are usually made

Sunday Night Dining

Who wants to cook on a Sunday night? Usually not us! This is a list of our favourite places to dine out on a Sunday night. Harpoon Social Club 36 High Street The newest, coolest place in town with ramen, bao, food to share (if you're so inclined) and a fabulous selection of gin, whiskey,