For a little town, Porepunkah sure does offer a lot when it comes to food, wine and produce. For the foodies…why not hire one of our bikes and pedal a short distance along the rail trail and have a bite to eat…The trail is nice and flat so an easy ride to do by yourself or with friends.
All 5 mins away are:
Punka Pub – A fresh, newly renovated country pub. The menu has something for everyone, with a lovely eating area, and beer garden for those sunny afternoons.
Punkah Pantry – Be sure to pop into see John and Jo at the Pantry, down the road, and enjoy a coffee, or a drink, and sample the huge variety of local produce unique to the region. Every Wednesday to Saturday you can enjoy their gourmet pizzas. For long weekends and holidays, they often have live entertainment, along with a great menu-ask us when you book to see who’s playing…oh, and don’t forget to try one of their pies! We might be biased, however they are the best you will taste!
Rail Trail Cafe – Is a favourite for the locals and is a unique food experience with a Mexican flavour. Take a stroll, or hire one of our bikes and have breakfast or lunch here, on the Rail Trail. The food won’t disappoint!
For the wine lovers…
The Alpine region is well known for its extensive diversity of wine varieties.
Feathertop Winery – An easy 4.5 km ride or drive up the road is the Feathertop Winery. Overlooking the mountains and sloping vineyards, you can enjoy a glass of wine or a meal in their restaurant. The menu is modern Australian with European influences and they cater for families with an exciting kids menu on offer. Avoid the crowds and go VIP style with your very own exclusive private wine tasting call us today to discuss your options.
Ringer Reef Winery -Just 2 kms from our Park is the beautiful Ringer Reef Winery. Why not stroll, or hire one of our bikes, and experience wine tasting, with cheese plates, while looking out over the spectacular views of Mt Buffalo, and the Buckland Valley.
And let’s not forget about the Beer lovers…
Bright Brewery – Sample one of the many local beers, and have a bite to eat in the fantastic outdoor area, overlooking the river. Perfect for an afternoon with friends, and family-the kids will be constantly entertained in the playground opposite, and the water park for those warm, sunny days.
Punkah Pantry also has local beers from the region, available to drink in – house or take away. A favourite for the locals.
Tomahawks – Wine and Cocktail bar with Cool vibe and great food.
Wandi Pub – Wandiligong-quaint, old country style pub with great food and beer garden. Just 6.5kms on from Bright.
Snowline Hotel – Harrietville, old country style pub with great food and sun deck. On the foot of Mt. Hotham.
Bridge Road Brewers – Beechworth Brewery
It is worth the 45 minute drive to the historic town of Beechworth Old-timey hotel with a vaulted ceiling, specialising in housemade craft beer, bar snacks and pizza, with a great kid – friendly beer garden, All Beers are brewed naturally, without pasteurization, or preservatives.
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