Food, Restaurants and Cafes

The Otways region is home to some of the best produce in Victoria and you will find it on the menus at restaurants and cafes in Forrest. The Forrest food and dining options are vast and high quality, there is something for just about anyone and you can be guaranteed that you are getting a genuine taste of region at the town’s cafes and restaurants.

Tasting the locally grown and produced food is a must among the things to do in Forrest. The town and surrounding Otways region is rich in organic fruit and vegetables, shiitake mushrooms, a variety of cheeses, pork, lamb, beef, herbs, and so much more – even ice cream! When you dine at a Forrest cafe or restaurant you can expect fresh local food and variety. The only problem is, there’s too much to try in one day. Luckily, there are also plenty of high-quality Forrest accommodation options to choose from.

We have options aplenty when it comes to cafes and restaurants in Forrest, from a range of fine-dining, to hearty pub food and delicious lunch options. Almost every palate and dietary requirement is catered for at cafes, restaurants and eateries across the region. We also have beer enthusiasts covered, with Forrest Brewery’s renowned range of beers always ready for a tasting in the centre of town. Food can also be an activity, with nearby berry picking and farm tours among the list of things to do in Forrest.

Knowing what culinary delights our region has to offer is a crucial piece of Forrest tourist information. Forrest has a long menu of food and dining experiences and they’re listed and linked to below. Try them for yourselves and let us know what you think.