Who says great food and wine need to be confined to Food and Wine Festivals? Keep the good times rolling after the event or warm up your palate if you’re in the region a little earlier and get to know some of Swan Hill’s best restaurants, cafes, and bars.
If finding somewhere for your caffeine fix is always top of mind, Arc Espresso will have you feeling right at home serving up a blend of Melbourne-based Inglewood Coffee Roasters. Open every day right in the town centre and just a heartbeat from the Murray River, you can’t miss them for a morning coffee or a bite to eat.
For a local favourite, find Café 202 just around the corner, slinging daily shots of Allpress Espresso, another tasty Melbourne coffee roastery, best paired with their breakfast menu featuring classics like smashed avo and eggs benedict to halloumi goodies and breakfast pannacotta.
For those with a sweet tooth Jilarty Gelato Bar & Cafe will not only have your coffee fix sorted, but they also serve up specialties on the sweet side with their homemade gelato and sorbet as well as stocking an assortment of cheesecake shop goodies.
Another local favourite, especially for families is At Forty One with its extra sugary lolly bar as well as a delicious breakfast and lunch menu.
If you’re after something on the healthier side, Modern Natural is Swan Hill’s only health hub, with an adjoining café serving up health-conscious options from toasties to acai bowls.
Serving up breakfast and lunch intertwining their Australian and Italian heritage Colombo's Cafe & Pasta Bar is known for its traditional homestyle cooking.
For something on the go, the corner café, The Port serves up daily specials from burgers, to wraps, sandwiches, and rolls.
Open since 1988, Quo-Vadis is known as Swan Hill's award-winning restaurant and pizza bar, serving up a delicious menu and alfresco-style dining accompanied by their pizza bar open nightly.
If there’s one thing Swan Hill restaurant owners know how to deliver, it’s an abundance of cultural cuisines. If you’re after a taste of the tropics, Java Spice will transport you to Bali with their reclaimed teak and Balinese thatched huts and an impressive Thai and Balinese menu.
Bringing a taste of traditional Vietnamese cuisine to the region, you’ll find The Mira Restaurant & Bar making all food by hand. For flavours of Japan and Korea, find Niko Niko serving up a tasty menu with delicious vegan and gluten-free options available.
If you’ve got cocktails on your mind, make quick to Peachy’s Bar and sip your way through their menu of signature and cocktail specials accompanied by their burger and starters menu curated using local produce from Murray Cod tacos to brisket burgers.