Find a venue

Now is a great time to head outdoors to taste the amazing flavours on offer from restaurants and cafes across Greater Geelong.

There are record numbers of venues offering al fresco dining waiting to be discovered.

Find a venue close to your area or go adventuring and try somewhere new! As a bonus, check out our free street entertainment program and even take your four-legged friend to sit outside with you!

Find our colorful  pop-up parklets in Ocean Grove (The Terrace), central Geelong (Yarra and Union Streets) and Geelong West (Pakington Street).

Coming into central Geelong? Park for free at Civic Car Park in Gheringhap Street (opposite City Hall) between 6pm and midnight.

The following is a list of places offering expanded open air dining opportunities.

There really has never been a better time to enjoy the best of what our restaurants and cafes have to offer.


ARMSTRONG CREEK

  • Sullies Kiosk - Shop No. 18/3-33 Central Boulevard, ARMSTRONG CREEK

BARWON HEADS

  • Annie's Provedore - 2/50 Hitchcock Avenue, BARWON HEADS VIC 3227
  • Che Vuoi Pizzeria Osteria - 47 Hitchcock Avenue, BARWON HEADS VIC 3227
  • Coffetti Gelato - 49A Hitchcock Avenue, BARWON HEADS VIC 3227
  • Scandinavian Ice Cream Company - Shop No. 2/45 Hitchcock Avenue, BARWON HEADS VIC 3227

BATESFORD

  • The Batesford Hotel - 700 Ballarat Road, BATESFORD VIC 3213

BELL PARK

  • Weisers Continental Bakehouse & Cafe - 39-41 Hughes Street, BELL PARK VIC 3215

BELMONT

  • Cara Mia Cake - 48 Kidman Avenue, BELMONT VIC 3216
  • Cucina One - 12 1/110-112 High Street, BELMONT VIC 3216
    Lavish Specialty Coffee - 161A High Street, BELMONT VIC 3216
  • Mr Noodle & Rice - 174B High Street, BELMONT VIC 3216
  • That Place Patisserie - 110B Mount Pleasant Road, BELMONT VIC 3216

CLIFTON SPRINGS

  • Springs Milkbar - 2/2 Pinnaroo Avenue, CLIFTON SPRINGS VIC 3222

DRYSDALE

  • Ronnie'z Cafe & Takeaway - 2/16 High Street, DRYSDALE VIC 3222

EAST GEELONG

  • Black Cup Cafe - 103 Garden Street, EAST GEELONG VIC 3219
  • Botanical On Ryrie - 404 Ryrie Street, EAST GEELONG VIC 3219
  • Common People East Geelong - 21A Ormond Road, EAST GEELONG VIC 3219
  • Limeburners Bar  -271-273 Myers Street, EAST GEELONG VIC 3219
  • Lucy Lockets - 261 261 Myers Street, EAST GEELONG VIC 3219
  • Ormond Road Fish & Chips - 29A Ormond Road, EAST GEELONG VIC 3219
  • Routley's Bakery Cafe - 3 Ormond Road, EAST GEELONG VIC 3219
  • Two Sugars Cafe  - 404 Ryrie Street, EAST GEELONG VIC 3219

GEELONG

  • Augustus Gelatery - 41 Gheringhap Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Bamboo Chopsticks Pho - 138 Moorabool Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • BB Chicken & Pub - 116 Moorabool Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Black Bull Tapas Bar & Restaurant - 48 Moorabool Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Cafe Fresco - 281 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Caruggi - 66 Little Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Cocco Lounge - 206-208 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Commun Na Feine Hotel - 209 Bellerine Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Cravings Without The Guilt - 24 Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Deakin University - 1-11 Gheringhap Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Dosa Hut - 126 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Ebony & Ivory Express Bar - 189-191 Moorabool Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • El Santo - 115 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • El Toro Pizza & Restaurant - 245 Moorabool Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Elephant & Castle Hotel - 158 McKillop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Emerge Dining - 112 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Fishermans Pier - 1A Yarra Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Freckleduck 131 Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Fuel Coffee Food - 2 Gore Place, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Fujisan Restaurant - 148 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Grounds of Society - 45 Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Hi Sushi Japanese Restaurant - 76 Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Hucksters & Co - 13 James Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Kermond's Geelong - 210 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Koffie Haus - 34-36 Smythe Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Lamby's Bar & Restaurant Basement - 26-32 Moorabool Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Leega - 37 Gheringhap Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Lic (Lollies Ice Cream Coffee) - 31 Yarra Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Little M Cafe - 59 Little Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Malaga Restaurant - 166 Moorabool Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Manhattan Bar - 9 James Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Muhor - 1-5 Bellerine Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • My Blossom Kitchen - 35 Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Neck of The Woods - 136 Myers Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Neo Cafe Restaurant - 119-121 Market Square Mall, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Noodle Box - 184 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Oh Honey - 65 Myers Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Ohako Japanese Sushi Noodle Dumpling Bar - Shop No. 24-25/Centrepoint Arcade,
  • GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Osteria Fiorenza - 49 Gheringhap Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Overtime Espresso - 19 Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Panache Cafe & Creperie- 214 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Pistol Pete's Food N Blues - 93 Little Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Pizza Land - 52-54 Mercer Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Pondok Nasi Bakar (Indonesian Grilled Rice) - Ground Flr 221 Moorabool Street, GEELONG
  • VIC 3220
  • Recess Bar & Eats - 247 Moorabool Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Restaurant Igni - 199-203 Moorabool Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Royal Indian Restaurant - 168 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Sam's Cafe Geelong - 206 Moorabool Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Shiraaz Indian Restaurant - 48 Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Sir Charles Darling Hotel - 36 Bellerine Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Sober Ramen Bar - 85 Little Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Son of An Elk - 277-279 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Sushi 8 - 154 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Tdok Chicken - 199 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Texas Café - 1/28 Mercer Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • The Beach House Geelong - 95 Eastern Beach Road, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • The Continental Geelong - 82A Little Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • The Deck Geelong - 2-4 Gheringhap Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • The Hot Chicken Project - 84A Little Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • The Inn Hotel - 58 Corio Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • The Sporting Globe - 175-177 Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • The Warehouse Geelong - 5 Little Ryrie Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • The Wool Exchange - 44 Corio Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Toit Bar and Grill - 86 Little Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Tomodachi Izakaya & Bar - 85A Little Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Twisted Dessert Bar - 122 Moorabool Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Uncle Donut - 100 Little Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Viet Rolls Geelong - 71 Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Welcome Back Cafe - 65 Little Malop Street, GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Wrap Eat - 14A Mercer Street, GEELONG VIC 3220

GEELONG WEST

  • 7 Origins - 208 Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218
  • Bobsang Korean Restaurant - 197 Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218
  • Boss Burger Co - 206 Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218
  • Enzo's On Pako - 141 Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218
  • Five Ft One - 14 Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218
  • Geelong Fresh Foods - 169-171 Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218
  • Kebab G  - Shop No. 1/216 Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC
  • Oriental K - 2/136 Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218
  • Panache Cafe & Creperie - 204A Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218
  • Pizza Bar - 195 Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218
  • Shannon Pizza - 146 Shannon Avenue, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218
  • Tandoori Cuisine & Bar Indian Restaurant - 17 Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218
  • The Village Door - 156 Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218
  • Weiser's Bakery - 202 Pakington Street, GEELONG WEST VIC 3218

HAMLYN HEIGHTS

  • Eddy and Wills - 130 Church Street, HAMLYN HEIGHTS VIC 3215

HERNE HILL

  • Cafe Botticelli - 7-7A Minerva Road, HERNE HILL VIC 3218
  • Maderin Pty Ltd - 13 Minerva Road, HERNE HILL VIC 3218

HIGHTON

  • 63 Degrees Café - 87A Barrabool Road, HIGHTON VIC 3216
  • Bobo's Fish and Chips - 18 Porter Avenue, HIGHTON VIC 3216
  • Bon Appetit Food Gourmet - Shop No. 1/1-3 Belle Vue Avenue, HIGHTON VIC 3216
  • Darriwill Farm - Shop No. 9/65-71 Barrabool Road, HIGHTON VIC 3216
  • Gusto Cafe Pizza Bar Restaurant - Shop No. 7-8/65-71 Barrabool Road, HIGHTON VIC 321
  • Hey Porter - 22 Porter Avenue, HIGHTON VIC 3216
  • Highton Fish & Chip Shop - Shop No. 5/1 Belle Vue Avenue, HIGHTON VIC 3216
  • Sushi On Barrabool - 85 Barrabool Road, HIGHTON VIC 3216
  • The Tempting Choice - 2 Belle Vue Arcade, HIGHTON VIC 3216

INDENTED HEAD  

  • Indented Head Licensed General Store & Post Office - 313 The Esplanade, INDENTED HEAD VIC 3223

LARA

  • Espresso Blu - 3 The Centreway, LARA VIC 3212

LEOPOLD

  • Billy's Bluebird Cafe - 45 Ash Road, LEOPOLD VIC 3224
  • Noble Foods - 35 Ash Road, LEOPOLD VIC 3224

MANIFOLD HEIGHTS

  • House Iberia - 137 Shannon Avenue, MANIFOLD HEIGHTS VIC 3218

NEWCOMB

  • Soul Geelong - 58 Charles Street, NEWCOMB VIC 3219

NEWTOWN

  • Blank Space Newtown - Shop No. 3-4/343-347 Pakington Street, NEWTOWN VIC
  • Cremorne Hotel - 336 Pakington Street, NEWTOWN VIC 3220
  • Donco On Pako - 13/321 Pakington Street, NEWTOWN VIC 3220
  • Fab Enterprises Victoria Pty Ltd - 354 Pakington Street, NEWTOWN VIC 3220
  • Jufu Garden Chinese Restaurant - 7/350 Pakington Street, NEWTOWN VIC 3220
  • Nova Balinese Kitchen - 7/321 Pakington Street, NEWTOWN VIC 3220
  • Pakington Pantry - Shop No. 3/328 Pakington Street, NEWTOWN VIC 3220
  • Sticks & Grace Cafe - 4/337 Pakington Street, NEWTOWN VIC 3220
  • The Newtown Provedore - 1/317 Pakington Street, NEWTOWN VIC 3220
  • Westcoast Bakeries Pty Ltd - 3/350 Pakington Street, NEWTOWN VIC 3220
  • Winter's Café - 330 Pakington Street, NEWTOWN VIC 3220

NORTH SHORE

  • Ellen's Cafe - 9 Seabeach Parade, NORTH SHORE VIC 3214

OCEAN GROVE

  • Affettati & Co - 2/62 The Terrace, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • Blackmans Brewery and Burger Bar - Shop No. 2/82 The Terrace, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • Chang Noi - 2/64 The Terrace, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • Groove Cafe - 56 Wallington Road, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • Ivary - 5/62 The Terrace, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • JB's Good Lookin' Cookin' - 12C Sunset Strip, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • Piping Hot Chicken Shop Shop - No. 5/63A The Terrace, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • Roberta's Deli - 2/62 The Terrace, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • Rolling Pin Pie Cake Shop - 12-14 Park Lane, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • Sensory Cafe - Shop No. 1/63A The Terrace, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • The Driftwood Cafe - 4/64 The Terrace, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • The Mint Cafe - Shop No. 2/70 The Terrace, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • The Olive Pit - 71 The Terrace, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226
  • Urban Exodus - 1/64 The Terrace, OCEAN GROVE VIC 3226

PORTARLINGTON

  • Boatmans Fish & Chips - 56-58 Newcombe Street, PORTARLINGTON VIC 3223
  • Daniel's Donuts Portarlington - 64 Newcombe Street, PORTARLINGTON VIC 3223
  • Edina Waterfront Cafe - 1A Harding Street, PORTARLINGTON VIC 3223
  • Fine Aromas Cafe - 84 Newcombe Street, PORTARLINGTON VIC 3223
  • Portarlington Pizza - 70 Newcombe Street, PORTARLINGTON VIC 3223
  • Portovino - 52-54 Newcombe Street, PORTARLINGTON VIC 3223
  • The Portarlington Bakehouse - 48-50 Newcombe Street, PORTARLINGTON VIC 3223
  • Walton Seafoods Pty Ltd - 66-68 Newcombe Street, PORTARLINGTON VIC 3223
  • Wish Pond - 4 Brown Street, PORTARLINGTON VIC 3223

RIPPLESIDE

  • Bean & Base Cafe Bar Restaurant - 159A Melbourne Road, RIPPLESIDE VIC 3215
  • Food Boutique - 175 Melbourne Road, RIPPLESIDE VIC 3215
  • No. 42 Geelong - 42 Bell Parade, RIPPLESIDE VIC 3215

SOUTH GEELONG

  • Barwon Club Hotel - 509 Moorabool Street, SOUTH GEELONG VIC 3220
  • Barwon Takeaway - 496 Moorabool Street, SOUTH GEELONG VIC 3220

ST LEONARDS

  • Le Chix - 1381 Murradoc Road, ST LEONARDS VIC 3223
  • Pucci's Caffe Cucina & Bar - 1375-1377 Murradoc Road, ST LEONARDS VIC 3223
  • Salty Cow - 1373 Murradoc Road, ST LEONARDS VIC 3223
  • St Leonards Fish and Chippery The Golden Flake - 1387 Murradoc Road, ST LEONARDS VIC 3223
  • St Leonards Hot Bread - 1385 Murradoc Road, ST LEONARDS VIC 3223
  • The Fig Tree Store - Shop No. 1/1370 Murradoc Road, ST LEONARDS VIC 322

THOMSON

  • Winston and Co Cafe and Takeaway - 172 Boundary Road, THOMSON VIC 3219




Page last updated: Friday, 1 October 2021

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