6 of the Best Places in Australia for Food Lovers
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Sunshine, big beautiful beaches and natural wonders, Australia really is an incredible country to visit. However, what many don’t realize is that it is also full of wonderful food. Its diversity means there is a wide range of options to choose from, and no matter where you are, you’ll find something tasty to eat.
Below we are going to take a look at six of the best places in Australia for food lovers.
Let’s get started!
Known as the “cultural capital,” Melbourne is full of art, music, delicious coffee, and food. There really are so many different places to choose from that it can challenging to decide where to go. From a function venue with good food to an intimate café or buffet. The options really are endless. Head to Huxtaburger to try one of their yummy Aussie burgers or to Top Paddock for a tasty all-day breakfast. If you’re craving sushi, Minamishima is your next stop. Just make sure to book a spot first! This is one destination where seats fill up fast.
Perth is another large city that is filled with a diverse selection of restaurants, usually accompanied by live music. The Western rock lobster is one of WA’s most famous dishes, so it’s a must-have for first-time visitors. Madalena’s, Bread in Common, Wildflower, and Lulu La Delizia are also some of the best places to check out.
Byron Bay is known as one of the top surfing spots in the world, but it also has fantastic food. The seafood is fresh, and each dining location is unique and beautiful. The Loft, Treehouse on Belongil, The Beach Hotel, and The Rails are just a few that you should check out. However, you shouldn’t be afraid to explore some of the local hotspots too.
Sydney is home to some of the best café’s in the world, so heading out for brunch with friends is essential. The Ducks has an all-day menu to suit all tastes, and the Social Hideout has some of the most Instagram-worthy dishes. If you’re with friend’s head to Platform 82 in Concord West for one of their incredible platters. From tacos to sliders and a middle eastern selection, your mouth will be watering at first sight.
Not far from Sydney sits the Hunter Valley, known for its incredible food and wine. Hop on a tour, and you can have a great day out tasting some of the most outstanding dishes in Australia. Mr. Busby’s located at Dalwood Estate is perfect for lunch, but for dinner, the EXP. Restaurant at Oakvale Winery has some of the best seasonal options.
Last on the list, Adelaide is a must-visit destination for those that love local fresh produce. The Central Market has excellent cheese, fruit, vegetables, and stalls full of delicious homemade goods. However, there are also a variety of restaurants to choose from too. Peet St, Africola, and La Locanda are just a few of the best rated.
These were just six of the best places in Australia for food lovers. However, no matter where you go in this beautiful country, you are bound to find great dishes served in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.