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Foodie Hotspots Found Beyond the City Limits

16 Feb 2018

Food lovers and adventurers are increasingly searching for lesser known and undiscovered regional destinations -- and Horsham has it all.

From olive groves and wineries, to rock and mountain climbing its easy to understand why Horsham is making a name for itself as a must-visit destination. Here are just some of the reasons to visit Horsham and indulge in the freshest produce, food, wine and retail therapy ASAP!

Crazy good café culture

Horsham’s café culture is definitely not something to sneeze at (or on 😊!), with award winning venues to tantlise your taste buds you may just find yourself in a food coma.

Go wear the locals go, at Café Jas you can relax and enjoy a quality coffee and a bite to eat. Horsham cafes and restaurants are well known for using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients, ensuring your meal hots?? the table tasting fresh and full of life and flavour.

If your with a group of mates head to Baa 3400; A place that brings together family, friends, and colleagues, to enjoy shared plates of all sizes. This new cafe has an extensive list of cheeky cocktails, the best local wine from around the Grampians, as well as its own unique beer that is made in Horsham exclusively for the restaurant.

Every flavour of olive oil imaginable

A short drive from the township of Horsham and right beneath the rock face of the Grampians National Park, you can discover some of the best olive oil Victoria has to offer at Grampians Olive Co. (Toscana). At over 60 years old this olive plantation is home to nearly 50,000 olive trees. Grampians Olive Co. uses part of this plantation to mix, match and infuse the funkiest flavours together to give you a large variety of infused oils to try such as blood orange or truffle flavour (mmm sounds fancy)! Try them for yourself at their farm gate or pick up a bottle from a stockiest around Horsham.

Wine and Dine

Close by you can also visit some notable local wine producers that have cellar doors, including Barangaroo Boutique Wines, a family owned and operated winery who produce a signature Vermentino that is crisp, refreshing and tangy. This will pair perfectly with the house made giant share plates that owner Sheila can personally prepared for you on arrival.

Don’t miss Norton Estate and a sample of their flagship wine, the Arapiles Run Shiraz, which has gained some wonderful accolades and is one wine that you must try. Why not stop in for a taste test and try them all?! Their cellar door is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 11am – 4pm.