Our foodie favourites

Published on 18 December 2020

Table set for dinner with prawn platter at the front of the shot and a glass of Rose and chilled Prosecco behind the platter

It goes without saying, food and coffee options sit pretty high on the list of priorities these days when it comes to choosing where to live. Well, we’re here to tell you that you don’t need to sit on a milk crate in a graffitied alleyway in Richmond to enjoy amazing food and coffee anymore.

We are already well-known for our incredible produce and our café culture is growing rapidly. So, if you’re thinking of relocating to regional Victoria, Wangaratta is just the place for self-proclaimed foodies and coffee snobs. And better still, you can actually get a seat AND a car park! Whether it’s a nice place to call on for the nights when cooking is a bridge too far or finding the right latte to start the day, you’re spoilt for choice in Wangaratta. Here’s a few of our foodie favourites to whet your appetite.

Scribblers Coffee Lounge

66 Reid Street, Wangaratta, VIC, 3677

When it comes to our favourite things, it’s fair to say lounging and coffee are fairly equal on the pecking order! So naturally, the prospect of doing both gets us very excited. Fortunately, you can get all that and more at Scribblers Coffee Lounge! Right in the centre of town, stop by for a caffeine hit, a delightful homemade treat or some house made gnocchi. 

Where is my Coffee? 

 1/103 Murphy Street, Wangaratta, VIC, 3677

We often find ourselves asking this question, particularly after the 7am alarm has gone off for the sixth time.  Fortunately, it’s hard to find a more beautiful coffee than those available at this cute little café! With breakfast, lunch and dinner options plus fresh juices and excellent coffee, this hidden gem is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat or something to drink at any time of the day. Best of all? It doubles as a wine bar, serving some of the finest local produce this region is renowned for. 

Bertsy & Co

34A Ovens Street, Wangaratta, VIC, 3677

Bertsy & Co truly is a regional gem offering breakfast, lunch, dinner and homemade cakes. With a play table for the little ones and a spacious atmosphere, it’s easy to see why this café is one of the most highly-regarded places in town! If you needed further incentive, this little slice of heaven recently took out an Australian Good Food Guide’s Readers’ Choice Award!

Polly’s Pocket Café

 77 Ovens St, Wangaratta VIC 3677 

A true pocket of goodness, Polly’s Pocket Café oozes small town charm right in the heart of Wangaratta. From macaroons and sweet treats, to lattes or an unforgettable toasted sandwich, Polly’s Pocket is a great place to grab your much-needed caffeine fix!

The Baker’s Wife

50 Reid Street, Wangaratta, VIC, 3677

Boasting a convenient, centralized location along with a friendly atmosphere, the Baker’s Wife is your one stop shop for the best toasted cheese sandwich in town! Adorned with beautiful artwork and brimming with ambience, be sure to pop in and taste what the Baker’s Wife is really made of! 

Madem Espresso

27 Muntz Street, Wangaratta, VIC, 3677

If you’re looking for a high quality and unrivalled coffee experience, Madem Espresso has got it covered! Based in Westend Wangaratta, this delightful coffee roastery/café offers a little slice of metropolitan Melbourne, with the building adorned with art murals to enjoy as you take that all glorious first sip! Think Swan Street, minus the traffic and overcrowding. From lattes to piccolos to the classic cappuccino, Madem Espresso has is the perfect fit your inner caffeine connoisseur. Made with ethically sourced from all over the world, you can also purchase a bag of their finest beans to take home and enjoy. What a treat!

Watermarc Dining

51 Ryley St, Wangaratta VIC 3677

Offering a touch of contemporary, city dining in a charming regional setting, Watermarc Dining is the perfect place to enjoy a lavish meal. Treat yourself to a mouth-watering eye fillet steak or house made fettucine and don’t forget back it up with one of their amazing deserts! Boasting an A La Carte menu in a modern, yet rustic setting, be sure to add this fan favourite to your list!

North Eastern Hotel

1-9 Spearing St, Wangaratta VIC 3677

Nothing epitomises old-school hospitality quite like a good old country pub! With all your favourites on tap as well as hearty, country meals and the perfect Parmi you’ve been searching for is right here! You can even enjoy a lazy afternoon out in the beer garden with your mates and watch the world go by.

Salvatore’s Pizzeria

26A Faithfull St, Wangaratta VIC 3677

When relocating, it’s important to know where to find the best pizza in town. You can’t go past Salvatore’s Pizzeria with its outdoor dining area overlooking the beautiful gumtrees. This slice of heaven also does takeaway, offering a range of crowd favourites as well as the unique Sal’s special for those feeling a little adventurous!

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