Food & Beverage

Central Highlands Water ‘Be Smart Chose Tap’ drinking fountains and the Hydration Station are available at the Festival to help keep you hydrated! With six designated food and beverage lawns throughout the gardens, stimulate all of your senses and relax in the picturesque surrounds of the gardens!

Start your Festival day off right with a barista made coffee, a cup of gourmet tea or stove-top chai. Go around the world with food at the International Food Lawn, grab some gourmet grub (cheese raclette anyone?) and relax in the deck chairs and beanbags on the Beaumont Lawn.

Sample homemade sweet treats made with love or savour your favourite drop and some of the regions fantastic local produce at the Mitchell Harris Wine Garden. Top off your festival foodie experience with a gourmet icecream or churro, whatever your taste buds desire, we’ve got you covered.

International Food Lawn
  • Greek Trojan - Bringing the true Foods’ of the Gods to you, serving up the freshest Greek yiros to hungry Festival goers.
  • Crepe Magnifique - Enjoy a taste of France with gourmet sweet and savoury French crepes.
  • Perla Tacos – A taste of Mexico, soft corn tacos that are healthy, fresh and super tasty using locally sourced seasonal produce (GF & V).
  • Just Chips - The highest quality potatoes cooked fresh in pure vegetable oil with a huge range of gourmet salts and sauces.
  • Masala Valley – Snack on a samosa and spring roll, sip on a mango lassi or fill up with their famous Indian butter chicken or dal curry (V).
  • Rollin BBQ - Sizzlin’ snags cooked to perfection on the bonnet of hot rods.
  • Round the Way – Pioneers of the Ballarat food scene, try their delicious new menu created especially for the Begonia Festival.
  • Tasty Gozleme - Traditional Turkish savoury flat bread cooked with a variety of fillings and served fresh off the grill.
Sweet Treats Lawn
  • Yogolishus - Fresh 96% fat free gourmet yoghurt with pure fruit toppings. Yoghurt smoothies and 99% fruit slushies in raspberry, blueberry and pine lime flavours.
  • Timboon Fine Ice Cream - All natural homemade ice cream made on the farm in Timboon using locally produced milk from Doolans Farm. Milkshakes made with ice cream and malt like the good old days (GF).
  • Little Box Brownie - Hot drinks and sweet treats all homemade and served in the 1945 vintage caravan. You can also pick up a copy of their award-winning baking book A Piece of Cake.
Curator’s Lawn
  • Red Lane - Specialty brews including barista crafted coffees, authentic stove-top chai and premium loose-leaf teas and drinking chocolate.
  • Frencheese - Serving a Raclette Fondue dish, one of the most popular dishes in France, Switzerland and Germany, melted cheese poured over sautéed potatoes, cured meat and salad. Délicieux!
  • The Gypsy’s Lunchbox – Local foodies providing American-style BBQ fare. Their beef and lamb comes from the family farm at Waubra providing a proper paddock to plate experience.
  • Bianco Latte - Traditional gelato and sorbet made fresh from seasonal ingredients served from a beautiful Sicilian gelato cart.
Potter’s Lawn
  • Sweet Forbidden Journey – Is bringing old school sweets and childhood memories back! With a range of products suitable for people with food allergies on offer (GF, DF, V).
  • Zed & Co Freerange Farms – Zed & Co. breed heritage pigs locally in Gordon and will be cooking their delicious slow-cooked pork rolls on the BBQ all weekend.
  • Golden Corn - BBQ sweet corn on the cob cooked over charcoal served with a variety of toppings. Cinema style popcorn and homemade meatballs also available.
  • The Churro Bar – Life is short, eat a Churro! Come down and say hi!
Gardener’s Lawn
  • Danish Bakehouse - Slow cooked Wagyu beef rolls with gravy and coleslaw, gourmet handmade pies, pasties and sausage rolls as well as Danish pastries and pancake puffs.
  • Espresso Mobile Café – A local mobile café supplying Danes coffee, chai lattes, hot chocolates, real fruit smoothies, delicious frappes and a selection of muffins and slices.
  • Luigi's Gelato – Delicious gourmet gelato by a local provider who offers a wide range of dairy free, gluten free, nut free and egg free flavours and cones.
Tea & Coffee at the Super Sandpit
  • Bean Me Up - Showcasing the best the region has to offer, serving local coffee, hot chocolate, chai and milkshakes (GF, DF, V).
  • Hello Tea - Serving classic Devonshire scones with freshly brewed tea from a 1960’s caravan. Light fluffy scones served with a generous amount of cream and Yarra Valley jam.