If you love food, you’ll love these towns



WHETHER your thing is cafe hopping for a spiced chai latte or sourcing out the best savoury treat, Korumburra and Leongatha are must stops.

Home to an abundance of delicious food and beverage opportunities, the townships are waiting to be discovered. 

From the best pies in the district, to Indian food that will have your mouth watering or Chinese food worth travelling for, they both offer a culturally diverse range of choices.

And did we mention Korumburra has some fantastic wine, beer and cider producers, including Burra Brewery?

Wood fired pizzas can be washed down with easy drinking beers that have been designed and brewed with the craft beer drinker in mind.

If you want a place to catch up with friends and take the kids along, there is a great selection of cafes in Korumburra.

Cakes & Pastries on Commercial offer delicious treats for those with a sweet tooth, or head to Barnzee’s Hot Bake for your sandwiches, pastries bread and other baked goods.

If you’re a lover of all things vintage, try out The Tiny Teapot for a retro vibe and quality food and drink.

The only bad news during the holiday season is that booking to secure a table is a must.

Once you’ve filled your bellies with good food and drink, there are plenty of scenic walks for the kids to burn off some energy.

Located in Korumburra Botanic Park, Olsen’s Walk follows the banks of Coalition Creek across a number of picturesque foot bridges and through an array of native bush land.

If the weather isn’t on your side for a walk, buckle in for short road trip to see striking views.

The road between Korumburra and Inverloch is one of the most scenic drives in Prom Country. 

Views include rolling hills that during winter time are particularly lush and a vibrant, storybook green.

On a clear day, you can see hills for miles and even a glimpse of coastline in the distance.

You must also stop in at Leongatha where once again great food and hospitality is on offer.

The much loved Thornton’s Bakery is forever bringing out new treats as well as some of the best pies and sausage rolls in South Gippsland.

For an early breakfast start to the day you have three great options in the Rusty Windmill, Lulu Café and Deli and the Sweet Life Café.

Locally sourced fresh produce is a key to their scrumptious temptations.




THEY might appear to be quiet villages, but both Inverloch and Wonthaggi are alive and bustling when it comes to food opportunities.

The only bad news during the holiday season is that booking to make sure you have a table is a pre-requisite rather than a maybe.

The villages both feature all types of culinary foods and well as excellent takeaways providing such things as freshly baked gourmet pies, to topping laden pizzas and fish and chips to die for.

There are a number of quality cafes that provide breakfasts that differ from the hum drum of the usual bacon and eggs with a sausage.

You have a big choice to select from no matter where you drop in with restaurants serving up Chinese, Japanese and Indian delights matched with excellent bistro and gourmet meals at the hotels and clubs such as the Wonthaggi Workmen’s club and the Inlet and Esplanade Hotels in Inverloch.

Their bistros feature the freshest local ingredients and daily specials. The Workman’s club has even won awards for the best parmigiana dishes around.

If you are looking for an afternoon treat you can visit some of the cellar doors around the district such as Harman’s which is just a short drive from both villages.

When there try their wood fired pizzas.

The top café to visit in Wonthaggi is the Little Wren, while in Inverloch stop in at the Vela Nine.



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