For lovers of fresh food and wine, Ballarat and the Goldfields region has an abundance of places to enjoy. Base yourself at BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park and explore the award winning cafes, wineries, restaurants and pubs and enjoy the fresh produce. Whether you're sitting in one of our gorgeous laneway cafes or tossing a fresh green salad to share with your campside BBQ, you'll be delighted with the fresh tastes of Ballarat.
You can even pick your own fresh herbs from our guest garden. You are very welcome!
Ask about our special offers for guests at BIG4 Ballarat Windmill at many food and wine venues in Ballarat.
WINERIES – for the wine buffs, you don’t have to go far to find award winning wineries.
Quoin Hill Vineyard – Waubra. Open Mon-Fri 11am-5pm / Sat & Sun 10am-5pm. 20 mins drive
Mount Buninyong Winery – Scotsburn. Open everyday 11am-6pm. 25 mins drive
Michael Unwin Wines - Beaufort. Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm. 30 mins drive.
Captains Creek Organic Wines – Blampied. Open Sat & Sun 11am-5pm. 30 mins drive.
Blue Pyrenees Estate – Avoca. Open Mon-Fri 10am-4.30pm / Sat & Sun 10am-5pm. 45 mins drive
Sally’s Paddock Redbank Winery – Redbank. Open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm / Sun 10am-5pm. 1 hour drive
Dalwhinnie Wines – Moonambel. Open everyday 10am-5pm. 1 hour drive
Summerfield Winery – Moonambel. Open everyday 10am-5pm. 1 hour drive
Taltari Vineyards – Moonambel. Open everyday 11am-5pm. 1 hour drive
RESTAURANTS – with so many to choose from, here are 10 of Central Ballarats’ favourites.
MARKETS – everyone loves a market where they can buy fresh produce directly from the grower. Ballarat is lucky to have a few to choose from.
Bridge Mall Fresh Produce Market in Central Ballarat. 1st Sat of each month, 9am-1pm
Ballarat Farmers Market in Central Square, Ballarat. 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month, 9am to 1pm.
Creswick Market. 3rd Sat of each month. 20 mins drive
Talbot Market. 3rd Sun of each month. 40 mins drive
For more details about these and other Restaurants, Wineries and Markets, ask our friendly staff.