City ‘thriving’

Whether you''re catching up with friends over a meal or a coffee, you''re sure to find your perfect pitstop in Central Geelong.

With over 200 places to eat, from fast food to fine dining, visitors will always find something for every palate and price in Central Geelong.

Enjoy Central Geelong’s thriving café scene with venues scattered throughout the city. Whether you’re after a quick bite to eat or coffee with a friend, you are sure to find something to satisfy your appetite.

For a special dining experience Central Geelong restaurants offer great food and wine, beautiful décor, bay views and alfresco dining. Wander through the laneways precinct, Central Geelong’s own eat street to enjoy a variety of cuisines, wine and cocktail bars, late night eats and dessert.

For great pub food, drinks, music, pool and a place to go out with mates, visit one of Central Geelong’s pubs for a meal at the counter, bistro or beer garden.

Why not make a night of it in Central Geelong and treat yourself to a show at the Geelong Performing Arts Centre. Couple it with dinner and a drink before or after the show: simply ‘Flash Your GPAC Ticket’ at participating businesses to receive a complimentary house wine, soft drink or coffee with any main meal purchased.

For a list of participating restaurants visit

To see the huge range of places to eat in Central Geelong and find out more about where to shop, eat, place and explore, visit or download the Love Central Geelong smartphone app.

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