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Dog-friendly bars, restaurants and wineries in the Grampians

3 Oct 2023

Exploring the Grampians is an adventure of a lifetime, and it's even better when your beloved furry friend can share in the experience, whether you're visiting the region's vineyards or taking in the breathtaking landscape views.

To make your trip even more enjoyable, we've compiled a list of some of the Grampians' top dog-friendly bars, restaurants, and wineries, so you can plan ahead and ensure that both you and your four-legged companion have a wonderful time.

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Grampians Ale Works

Situated in Stawell, Grampians Ale Works is a local watering-hole where visitors can settle in for a tipple or two with their canine bestie. Enjoy local craft beer, house brewed beer and more while listening to live music on their spacious patio, when it's on.


Seppelt Wines - Great Western

Discover the pioneers of Grampians winemaking at Seppelt Wines. While your furry friend can't indulge in the menu, there's a generous and beautiful outdoor space where they can bask in the sun while you indulge in a tasting of premium wines.


Salinger’s Cafe

While you're in Great Western, be sure to visit Salinger's Cafe. This historic and charming cafe features a cute courtyard with a kitchen garden and serves an all-day breakfast menu, as well as a delicious lunch offering. It's a perfect spot for you and your canine companion to relax and enjoy a leisurely afternoon in wine village of Great Western.

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Pomonal Estate

While pets aren't allowed in the Grampians National Park, you can still enjoy a mountainous experience at Pomonal Estate. This pet-friendly boutique winery offers stunning views of the park's peaceful landscapes, allowing you to soak in the beauty of the region. You can indulge in a wide selection of regional wine, beer, cider, and locally sourced foods from their extensive menu, all while relaxing in the great outdoors. It's the perfect place to unwind and enjoy the Grampians in the company of your furry friend.

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Grampians Olive Co

No trip to the Grampians is complete without stopping by this award-winning olive grove. Grampians Olive Co has a large outdoor dining space for you and your dog to relax. Be sure to try a tasting platter of their organic olive oils and gourmet appetizers.

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Halls Gap Hotel

Located in the heart of the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park, Halls Gap Hotel is a family restaurant with no exclusions for the pooch in your pack. During the warmer months, immerse yourself in nature and enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding mountain ranges from the outdoor deck while you feast on a classic pub meal.

Barneys Bistro

Barney's Bar & Bistro

Barney’s Bar & Bistro is nestled at the foot of the Grampians in Pomonal, 10km from Halls Gap. What used to be old shearing sheds has now been converted into a cosy bar and restaurant offering delicious pub meals, a variety of beers, ciders, local wines and soft drinks. Barney's Bar & Bistro is family-friendly, pet-friendly and features an outside dining area so you can enjoy the sunset over the surrounding mountain ranges with your furry friend.

Roxburgh House

Roxburgh House

The Roxburgh House in Hamilton, is a beloved local spot known for its delicious coffee and wood-fired pizzas. Nestled in a charming blue-stone building with a welcoming laneway, it features spacious open alfresco dining areas that are perfect for you and your dog to enjoy together.

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Grampians Estate

If your dog enjoys curling up at your feet, they'll feel right at home at Grampians Estate. This welcoming establishment in the Great Western wine village is open seven days a week and offers a delightful lunch menu. You can soak in the vineyard views from their wine deck while indulging in a platter of local produce or a lamb Shiraz pie while sipping on a glass of award-winning wine.

We all know you can’t see the Grampians in a day, so settle into one of the pet-friendly accommodation options on offer. Check out our guide to dog-friendly accommodation in the Grampians here.


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