Below is a list of the cafes, pubs and restaurants in Castlemaine, Maldon and surrounds with their operating situation as best we know in the ever-changing environment.
We recommend that you pre-book for any dine in meal to avoid missing out.
Blue Sea Fish 'n' Chips Take-away. Wed-Mon 11am - 8pm. Phone: 5472 1194. Delivery available.
Bruce's Kitchen Open daily 8.30am - 2pm Open for dinner Thur - Sat 5.30 pm - 8pm. Phone: 5472 2568.
Castlemaine Central Wines Mon -Thur 10.30am-5.30pm, Fri 10.30am-6pm and Sat 10.30am-3pm. Phone: 5470 6487.
Cream Town Cafe Open every day 7am - 3pm casual dining surrounded by art for sale Phone: 5401 3747
Cumberland Hotel Open daily until late. Two lunch and two dinner sittings. Bookings suggested. Phone: 5472 1052
Fig Cafe Open Wed - Sat 9am - 2.30pm, 31 Templeton St Castlemaine Phone: 5472 5311
Five Flags Hotel Open for lunch or dinner 7 days and takeaway also available. Phone: 5472 1010
Ice-Cream Social Ice-cream, pies, doughnuts, vegetarian and vegan take-away Fri - Sun 12pm-4pm at The Mill Castlemaine Phone: 0476 314 882.
Johnny Baker's Take away pastries, pies, coffee and baguettes. Open every day 7am-3pm. Phone: 5470 5695.
McShanag's Bakery Open for takeaway Mon – Fri 9 – 5 Saturdays 9 – 2 Phone: 5472 2171
Naam Pla Thai Open for dine in and takeaway lunches Tuesday to Saturday 12pm - 2pm
* TAKEAWAY ONLY for dinner Tues - Sat 4.30 - 8pm Phone: 0457 785 042
New China Restaurant Open for dine in and take away Tue - Sun 5pm-10.30pm. Phone: 5472 3033
Oakwood Smallgoods @ The Mill open Thur-Mon 9am-5pm. Pre-orders available. Phone: 0449 857 212
Origini Dine-in Italian fare with courtyard. Mon - Fri 10.30am - 3pm. Phone: 5472 1766
Papa's Fish Shop Fish 'n Chips Tue-Sun 11am-8pm. Phone: 5472 2974
Pud for All Seasons Open for sales Mon-Wed 7.30am-6pm, Thur 8.30am-3pm or by appointment direct from Halford Street kitchen door. Also available at the weekly Castlemaine and fortnightly Bendigo Farmers Market or purchase online here. Phone 5470 6128.
Railway Hotel Castlemaine Open for dine-in dinners Monday - Sunday. Lunch available weekends only.
Set lunch and dinner sittings. Bookings essential. Phone: 5472 1250.
Run Rabbit Run Open for dine-in and take-away. Open every day 8.30am-4pm. Ready made meals available daily, fresh or frozen. Phone: 5470 5712.
Saffs Cafe Open for dine-in and take-away every day 7.30am - 3pm. Coffee and full breakfast/lunch menu available all day, with daily specials. Phone: 5470 6722.
Saint Florian Cafe Open for indoor and outdoor dining & takeaway Mon-Fri 8am - 4pm. Text 0480 146 270 or phone: 5414 9906.
Skydancers Takeaway coffee, Friday – Sunday 9am - 4pm. Free entry butterfly enclosure. Phone: 5474 3800.
Sprout Bakery Take-away bakery. Open Wed 10am-3pm bread and brownies, Thu-Fri 10am-5pm and Sat 10am-3pm for bread sales and take-away lunches. Located @ The Mill.
Superhero Take-away Banh Mi, Bao and Pho. Outdoor eating area next door. Tue-Sat 12pm-3pm. Call to place your order. Phone: 0424 214 122.
Tandoori Cuizine Open for dine in, takeaway and delivery 4pm - late Wednesday to Monday (Closed Tuesdays) Phone: 5472 1122
Taste of the Orient Dine in and take-away yum cha, rice and noodles. Open Monday - Saturday 11am - 8.30pm and Sundays 11 am - 3pm. CLOSED TUESDAYS. Also Castlemaine Farmers Market, Western Reserve, 1st Sunday of the month, cash only. Phone: 5470 5465.
Tender Chook Take-away chicken, chips, Open 11am – 7.30pm Sunday - Friday Phone: 5472 1183. Delivery available.
Theatre Royal Pizza, bar and bottle shop. Wednesday from 4pm Weekends from 12pm.
Dinner 5 nights, lunch on weekends. Online Bottleshop here. Phone: 5472 1196.
The Bridge Hotel Open for dine-in & beer garden Wednesday - Sunday 3pm til late. Bookings essential via the website Click here or Phone: 4406 6730.
Vantage Fuels Castlemaine BP Open daily until late. Phone: 5472 1271.
Wesley Hill Bakery (Grist) Dine in bakery. Open Mon-Sat 7am-4pm. Phone: 5472 1740
Chewton General Store Take-away coffee, papers and essentials. Open every day 8am-2pm.
Elphinstone Hotel Open for dine-in Wed-Sat for dinner & Sat-Sun for bunch and lunch Phone: 5473 3165.
Guildford General Store Limited dine-in, alfesco and take-home dinners, newspapers, milk bread and groceries. Open Mon-Fri 8am-4pm and Sat-Sun 9am-4pm. Phone: 5473 4232.
The Guildford Family Hotel Dine in for dinner Fri & Sat; lunch Sat's. Phone: 5473 4215
Harcourt Produce & General Store Open for alfresco dining and take away Mon - Thurs 10am – 4pm, Fri - Sun 10am – 6pm. Homemade pies and pasties, coffee and homemade cakes. Phone: 5474 2135 or 0430 302 763.
Berryman's Cafe Open every day, 8.30am-4pm. Coffee and full menu available as take-away plus frozen ready-made meals, including vegetarian options. Phone: 5475 2904.
Cafe Maldon Open for dine in 7.15am - 2pm weekdays and 8am-1pm weekends. Gourmet handmade pies, coffee, homemade cakes, muffins & scones. Veg, Vegan & GF options Bookings Phone 5475 2022
Gold Exchange Cafe Mon-Fri 7am-4pm. Weekends take-away only 7.30am-4pm Phone 0439 368 077
Kangaroo Hotel Open for dine in dinner Tue to Sat. 6pm and 8pm, Sunday dinner 6pm only.
Lunch Fri - Sun 12pm & 1.30pm Bookings preferred indoors and large beer garden Phone: 5475 2214.
Le Sel Open Mon -Thur 9am-3pm, Fri-Sun 9am-5pm & Sat for bistro dinners from 3 Oct at 6.30pm-10.30pm. Phone: 0411 721 928.
Maldon Bakery Open Monday - Saturday 8am - 4pm . Phone: 5475 2713.
Maldon Hotel Wed - Friday from 5pm. Weekends from 12pm. Closed Mondays, and take away only on Tuesdays. Bookings essential Phone 5475 2231
Maldon Takeaway Open Tue - Sun 11.00am - 7.30pm Fish 'n' Chips, fried chicken and salads, burgers, pizza and coffee. For orders PH 0476 887 062.
Dig Cafe Open daily 8.30am - 4pm. Phone 5476 2744.
Newboots Cafe Open for dine-in, alfresco and take-away. Thurs - Sun 8.30am - 5pm. Grocery and deli items, coffee, Sprout bread, takeaway food including Toastie Bar and take home meals. Phone: 0492 867 319.
Newstead Country Store Mon 8am-1pm, Tue & Wed 7am-2pm, Thurs & Fri 7am-7pm, Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 9am-6pm. Phone: 5476 2252.
Taradale Wine & Produce Open for dine in and takeaway wood fire pizza and wine available Fridays and Sundays from 6pm. Coffee and snacks available all weekend. Phone: 5423 2828