A Foodie’s Weekend

Discover Werribee’s burgeoning food scene with this two day itinerary exploring the best eats in the area.



Coffee, brunch or lunch

Wolf on Watton 
With views across Werribee River and the green expanse of Wyndham Park, Wolf on Watton  is hard to beat for a leisurely brunch, long lunch or afternoon tipple. On Friday nights, the space transforms into a buzzy late-night bar, with the Wolf on Watton Cocktail Club from 7pm – til late.

Notorious Espresso
One of the prettiest and most delicious brunch menus in the west, Notorious Espresso are also serious about their coffee.

Black Seed Café 
Another must-do on the brunch scene, Black Seed Café
is renowned for their coffee and welcoming family feel.


An afternoon tipple

The Park Werribee 
The Park Werribee is your go-to place for craft beer. Choose from the 30 beers on tap or the extensive selection of craft beers, paired with a meal from the seasonally driven menu.

Bridge Hotel Werribee 
Part of  The MoL Pub Group (Marquis of Lorne, Union House and Mount Erica Hotel), at the Bridge Hotel Werribee
 you can be assured of more than the usual pub fare.

Corked Wine Bar
Find the hidden door and enjoy a cosy afternoon in this secret wine bar. Whether you’re a traditional wine purist or a lover of new age Australian varietals, Corked’s wine list caters to all tastes, paired with a menu of artisan cheeses, charcuterie and share plates.


The world on a plate

The impressive range of international cuisines on offer in Werribee is reflective of the diverse multicultural make-up of the area. Local favourites include:

Mama Lor Restaurant & Bakery
One of Melbourne’s few Filipino restaurants, serving up serving up delicious traditional fare, including crispy roasted pork belly, squid Adobo style and ube-infused sweat treats.

Casa Cantina
Sample your way through the tequila and mezcal offering and enjoy modern Mexican dishes from Mexico City born head chef Israel Meza-Gomez at this buzzy, late-night hotspot.

New kid on the block, Tocca serves up modern Italian fare, inspired by home and family. Crowd favourites include their hand-cut pappardelle ragu and knockout tiramisu! 



High tea indulgence or a cellar door lunch

High Tea at Joseph’s Dining
Start the day with an elegant high tea at Joseph’s Dining at Lancemore Mansion Hotel. Overlooking the manicured gardens of Werribee Park, this is the perfect spot indulge in a lavish spread of sweet and savory delicacies. High Tea is available on weekends only with bookings essential.

Shadowfax Winery 
Enjoy a long lunch in this boutique cellar door and restaurant
, with a Mediterranean-inspired menu and delicious wood-fired pizzas.Here the philosophy in the restaurant is the same as in the adjoining winery – to showcase the finest quality regional produce.


Linger over fresh scones and a pot of tea

The Refectory Parlour 
While away the afternoon at The Refectory Parlour
 beneath the eaves of Werribee Park Mansion. Enjoy fresh scones with jam and cream, dainty pastries or perhaps a cheese plate and jug of Pimms and lemonade to share. Picnic packages can also be pre-booked to enjoy out in the grounds.


Toast to a weekend well spent

Joseph’s Dining 
Indulge with a-course tasting menu with matched wines at Joseph’s Dining in Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park. Here the menu features modern European cuisine and is seasonally driven with a strong focus on local produce.







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