When I think about Australia, I think about delicious food – colourful salads, fresh fish, artisan snacks, dreamy desserts and great cocktails. The Great Ocean Road is no exception. Apart from the beautiful landscape, winding streets and ocean air, there are many great choices for food lovers.
During the summer months the Great Ocean Road and its hotels and little B&Bs can be really crowded. Since food options are limited because there are no big cities but only small towns on the road I was afraid that most restaurants would be tourist traps. We still found three amazing and partly off-the-beaten-path food experiences that I can recommend.
There is not much information online about the Great Ocean Road. Once you hit the Great Ocean Road and look for a place to stay or a good restaurant close by I suggest to check out the Tourist Information Centers. You find one in every town and sometimes in between. They regularly stock up on a lot of informative leaflets about attractions, activities, hotels and the culinary scene. Their staff members are also extremely helpful and competent. This is how we found the first two restaurants….