Food + Drink
Ballarat is home to an array of quality culinary establishments that use fresh, local ingredients. Please support our collaborating food and beverage partners and hospitality venues citywide.
Join the Buninyong Progressive Dinner ‘Botanicals’, order a picnic to enjoy in one of our premium parks and gardens or simply grab a coffee and a sweet treat and fuel yourself for the festivities.
The Bushfood Box an Australian Picnic
The Australian Picnic by Saltbush Kitchen is a Bushfood Box filled with a delicious house-made bushfood inspired lunch to be enjoyed as a picnic. Available every weekend in March. For further information and to book this delicious picnic visit Saltbush Kitchen Eat the bush!
Saltbush Kitchen will be hosting Buninyong Bushfoods every Saturday in March from 12pm to 3pm.
Andrew Aitken, from Buninyong Bushfoods, will be available to share tips and ideas about growing your own bushfoods at home and will be selling his range of Australia native bushfoods. March is the perfect time of year to be planting your edible Australian garden!
The Begonia Toastie and Begonia Smoothie
Refuel after festival activities with the Begonia Toastie and the Begonia Smoothie available only during the Ballarat Begonia Festival from the Orchard Café Lucas.
Begonia Picnic by The Shared Table
The Shared Table brings the diverse flavours of the Victorian Central Highlands to your picnic in celebration of the Ballarat Begonia Festival. Order the Begonia picnic to take with you whilst you explore the festival citywide.
Available from Thursday to Sunday between 11am and 5pm at The Shared Table, 317 Learmonth Street, Buninyong 3357