Due to the latest Stage 3 'Stay home' restrictions, our eateries have once again changed their operations to keep you well fed during lockdown.  Below is a list of the cafes, pubs and restaurants in Castlemaine, Maldon and surrounds that are offering take-away and deliveries. 

Live well during this lockdown by eating some hearty take away meals and continue to enjoy one of life's simple pleasures - coffee! 

Scroll down to the bottom of this page for weekly dinner specials. 


Barker Street Cafe  Take away only.  Phone: 5472 1127

Bella Fresca Pizzeria Take away pizza and desserts Wed - Sat 5.00pm - 8.00pm. Phone: 0497 220 199

Big Jim's Pizza Takeaway pizza Open 7 days. 4pm - 9pm Phone: 5472 4222

Bistro Lola  Take-away pizzas, desserts and wine.  Phone: 5472 1196  or go to website for takeaway and delivery menu here

Blue Sea Fish 'n' Chips Take aways Mon & Wed-Sun 11am - 8pm. Phone: 5472 1194 Delivery available

Boomtown Wine  For wine sales call Tim on 0417237155 or buy online here

Bruce's Kitchen  Take away coffee and lunch specials 7 days 8.30am - 2.00pm. Pizza and pasta Friday and Saturday 5pm - 8.30pm.  Phone: 5472 2568

Cabosse & Feve Chocolates Open Tuesday to Sunday 9am - 5pm. Located at The Mill. Phone: 0423 442 572 Order online here

Castlemaine Central Wines  Monday to Thursday 10.30am-5.30pm Friday ~ 10.30am-6.00pm
Saturday ~ 10.30am-3.00pm Phone: 5470 6487

Castlemaine Noodle Bar Wednesday - Monday 11am - 9pm Tuesday 5pm - 9pm Phone 5472 1697

Cookie Crumbs Takeaway coffee, toasties, and treats! Mon - Sat 8am - 4pm Phone 0429 699 793

Cream Town Takeaway coffee and food by Situation Dining: 7am - 3pm 7 days. Phone: (03) 5401 3747

Criterion Hotel Temporarily closed during stage 3 restrictions

Cumberland Hotel - Temporarily closed during stage 3 restrictions

Das Kaffeehaus (Coffee Basics) Take - away coffee, cakes (and strudel), some hot items, coffee beans and more - from Mon-Fri 9am - 4pm. Phone: 5470 6270. Online coffee sales here. 

Five Flags Hotel Take away menu available every night from 5.30pm  Phone: 5472 1010 or text 0427 403 537

Freddys Kebab House Open for takeaways daily Monday to Sunday 10am to 10pm 

Grist Artisan Bakers Takeaway bread, pastries, pies Wesley Hill : Open Tue - Sat 9am - 2pm  Phone: 5472 1740

Ice-Cream Social  Ice-cream, pies, doughnuts, vegetarian and vegan takeaway. Fri - Sun 12pm - 4pm @ The Mill Phone: 0476 314 882 Delivery available 

Johnny Baker's  Pastries, pies, coffee and baguettes - open 7am - 3pm 7 days. Phone: 5470 5695

Klua Sathorn  Thai food - Monday - Saturday 4.30pm-8.30pm take away and deliveries  Phone: 5470 6881  Book online

Lunchbox Sushi Tuesday - Friday 10am - 4pm Order and pay online here or call Phone: 0484 625 339

Mulberry's Deli and Tog's Cafe   Open Friday - Tuesday  8.30am - 2.00pm. Phone: 5471 1651Pandemic Pantry home cooked meals and cheeses still available for purchase and delivery here

Naam Pla Thai  Takeaway and delivery Phone: 0457 785 042  

New China Restaurant: Takeaway only Tue - Sun 5.00pm -10.30pm. Phone: 5472 3033

Oakwood Smallgoods @ The Mill open Thur - Mon 9.00am - 5.00pm. Pre-orders available Phone 0449 857 212

Papa's Fish Shop Fish 'n chips Tuesday to Sunday 11am - 8pm Phone 5472 2974

Peddling Pastry Delivery and online orders available. Castlemaine Farmers Market every Wednesday 2.30pm - 5.30pm and 1st Sunday of the month Order Here Phone: 0413 686 505

Phamily Kitchen: Vietnamese restaurant. Takeaways Wednesday – Saturday 5.30pm – 8.15pm  Pre-book Phone 5470 6051

Pud for All Seasons Open for sales Mon - Wed 7.30 - 6, Thurs 8.30 - 3 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 Temporarily closed during stage 3 restrictions

Run Rabbit Run  Open for takeaway food and coffee daily 8.30am – 4pm. Ready made meals available daily, fresh or frozen. Phone: 5470 5712  

Saffs Cafe - Take away  Daily 7.30am - 4pm coffee and a full breakfast/lunch menu available all day, with daily specials. Phone: 5470 6722

Saint Florian Cafe  Take away coffee, soup and toasties Mon-Fri 8am - 1pm. "At Home" brunch hampers, order by Thursday, pick up or delivery on Fridays. Order online here Txt 0480 146 270  call 5414 9906.  

Skydancers The café is closed but the nursery is open and giftware is available Phone 5474 3800

Sprout Bakery at The Mill  Wed 10am - 3pm bread and brownies, Thu-Fri 10am - 5pm and Sat 10am - 3pm for bread sales and take away lunches. 

Superhero Banh Mi and soup Tuesday to Saturday 12pm - 3pm. Call to place your order Phone: 0424 214 122

Tania's Top Shop Castlemaine Takeaway food and coffee. Monday to Friday 5.45 am to 2pm. Ready-made meals available for local delivery Phone 5472 4223

Taste of the Orient  takeaway and delivery yum cha & dumplings. Also Castlemaine Farmers Market, Western Reserve, 1st Sunday of the month, cash only.  Phone: 5470 5465  

Tender Chook  take away chicken & chips, baked potatoes and more: Phone: 5472 1183 Delivery available

Theatre Royal  Takeway coffee and cake Wed - Sunday 8.30am - 12pm Takeaway and delivery pizza and bottleshop Wed - Sun 4pm - 8pm  See website for menu here. Online Bottleshop here Phone: 5472 1196

The Bridge Hotel  Take away and delivery burgers, parmas and pasta Wednesday to Sunday 5.00pm - 9.00pm. Order and pay here anytime or Phone: 4406 6730  

The Dove Cafe  Take away coffee, lunch and take home meals weekdays 7am - 5pm. Wednesday until 6pm Parmas and Fish 'n' Chips. Friday night Fish 'n' Chips 5pm - 8pm.  Order online here Phone: 5470 5888 

The Taproom : Takeaway pizza and beer: Tue - Fri 2.00pm - 7.00pm, Sat - 2.00pm -9.00pm, Sun 12.00pm - 7.00pm Phone or text 0487 860 060. Beer deliveries order here or call 0438 042 901 

The Taste Kitchen  Takeaway souvlaki, chips, salads, coffee. Phone: 0406 095 842 Order here

Tog's Cafe  From Friday 14th August 7 days a week, 8.30am - 2.00pm Phone: 5471 1651Pandemic Pantry home cooked meals and cheeses available for purchase and delivery.

Vantage Fuels Castlemaine BP  Open daily until late Phone: 5472 1271 


Chewton General Store: Take away coffee, papers and essentials 8.00am - 12.00pm 7 days  

Red Hill Hotel Occasional Friday and Saturday special openings for takeaway meals. Check Facebook and Instagram for details
Phone: 5416 1133


Elphinstone Hotel Closed during stage 3 restrictions Phone 5473 3165


Guildford General Store  take home dinners, newspapers, milk bread and groceries Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm. Sat - Sun 9am - 4pm. Phone: 5473 4232

Long Lunches at Guildford Vineyard Takeaway heat and eat curries, orders in by lunchtime Wednesday, pick up Thursday 3pm - 6pm. Phone or text your order 0408 553 545

The Guildford Family Hotel Take home beer, cider and wine available Thursday - Saturday 3pm - 6pm


Goldfields Track Cafe    Thursday to Saturday, 5.00pm - 8.00pm. Daily specials and deliveries available. Printable menu and online bookings available here  Bookings advised on 5462 5514

Harcourt Produce & General Store  takeaway only Mon - Wed 10am – 4pm, Thurs 10am – 6pm, Fri - Sun 10am – 8pm. Homemade pies and pasties, coffee and homemade cakes. Phone: 5474 2135 or mobile 0430 302 763


Berryman's Cafe   7 days, 8.30am – 4pm Coffee and full menu available as takeaway plus frozen ready-made meals, including vegetarian options Phone: 5475 2904

Cafe Maldon:  Take away 8am - 2pm weekdays and 8am-1pm weekends. 

Gold Exchange Cafe:  Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm. Weekends takeaway only 7.30am - 4pm

Kangaroo Hotel: Mon - Wed 3.30pm-close, Thur lunch & dinner 12pm to close, Fri - Sun 12pm - close.  Phone: 5475 2214 

Le Sel   Take away coffee, bread, pastries and ready made meals, Mon- Sun 9am - 3pm. Take home dinners on Saturday nights, delivered within Maldon, weekly specials. See Instagram Phone: 0411 721 928

Maldon Bakery  Take away 7.00am - 4.00pm.  Phone: 5475 2713

Maldon Hotel  Tuesday to Sunday 5pm - 8pm, full bistro & pizza takeaway menu plus alcohol. Phone 5475 2231 from 4pm to place orders

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   takeaway. Open daily 8.30am - 4pm Phone 5476 2744

Newboots Cafe 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 – 1, Tue & Wed 7am -2, thurs & Fri 7am – 7pm, Sat 9am – 7pm, Sun 9am – 6pm. Phone: 5476 2252


Taradale Wine & Produce   Wood fire pizza and wine available Fridays and Sundays from 6pm takeaway or local delivery. Phone: 5423 2828  or Text 0417 547 270


Weekly Specials 


Big Jim's $10 Tuesday PH 5472 4222

Cheap Tuesday Pizzas at Maldon Hotel


Pennywise Wednesday @ Theatre Royal - 2 pizzas & wine = $50 

Midweek Special @ The Bridge Hotel - Ben's famous Wagyu Brisket Burger


Parma night @ Goldfields Track Cafe - $20 

Midweek Special @ The Bridge Hotel - Ben's famous Wagyu Brisket Burger


$20 pizza at Bruce's Kitchen  

Friday night specials @ The Dove from $13 - check their Instagram account 


$20 pizza at Bruce's Kitchen 

$45 2 course Le Sel take home menu 


Maldon Hotel Sunday Roast


* Please note this list is updated weekly - current as at 11 August 2020