Many of our cafes, pubs and restaurants in Castlemaine, Maldon and surrounds have started to
re-open, some for dine-in and some for take-away only. There will be safety measures in place to ensure social distancing, hand washing and hygiene standards are adhered to. 

We ask you to please support our local hospitality businesses by respecting the guidelines, being patient as they try to serve you as efficiently as they can, and tag #castlemainemaldonsurrounds to share your delicious gastronomic discoveries.  

Please pre-book for any dine-in meals - see below in bold 

Opening hours and offerings are as follows as at 28/6/20: 


Barker Street Cafe  Dine in Mon - Fri 5.30am - 2.30pm & Sat 7.00am - 12pm . Phone: 5472 1127

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

Bistro Lola Dine in Friday or Saturday 6.00pm or 8.00pm seatings with set menu, plus Sunday lunch at 12.00pm or 2.00pm. Bookings essential PH: 5472 1196  or email 

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

Boomtown Wine Fri - Sun 12noon - 5.00pm for wine tastings. Find them at the Mill. To book a time, call Tim on 0417237155

Bruce's Kitchen  Take away only weekdays and Friday & Saturday nights. 
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 8.30am-2.30pm  Dinner Fri-Sat 5pm - 8.30pm.   Phone: 5472 2568

Cabosse & Feve Chocolates Open Thu to Sat 10am-3pm. Located at The Mill. Phone: 0423 442 572

Cumberland Hotel Dine in and take-away. Lunch: Wed - Sun 11.30am - 2.30pm; Dinner Mon - Sun 5.30pm - 8.30pm. Phone: 5472 1052

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

The Empyre Dine in Friday and Saturday nights, drinks from 5pm and Dinner from 6pm. Set menu and bookings are essential. Phone: 5472 5166

Fig Cafe Dine in Tues - Sat Lunch sittings 11.30am and 12.30pm Bookings essential - PH 5472 5311 during business hours

Five Flags Hotel  Dine in Daily Mon - Sun 5:30pm to 8:30pm for dinner only, 2 sittings at 5.30pm and 7pm
Bookings essential. Phone: 5472 1010 

Grist Artisan Bakers Open Tue- Sat 9am-2pm for dine in and take away. Phone: 5472 1740

Ice-Cream Social  Phone: 0417 830 505  Delivery available  Book online

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

Klua Sathorn  Dine in Fridays and Saturday Phone: 5470 6881  Delivery available

KT's in Barker Street  Phone: 0437 417 881

Mulberry's Deli and Tog's Cafe Dine in  Open Friday - Tuesday  8.30am - 2.00pm. Phone: 5471 1651
Mulberry's stock available in Tog's Cafe

Naam Pla Thai  Takeaway and delivery Phone: 0457 785 042  

New China Restaurant: Dine in & take away -  Open Tue-Sun 5.00pm-10.30pm. Bookings essential - Phone: 5472 3033

Oakwood Smallgoods; @ The Mill open The-Mon 8.30am - 5.00pm. Pre-order available PH 0449 857 212

Peddling Pastry Phone: 0413 686 505 Delivery and order online available and Order Here

Phamily Kitchen: Vietnamese Restaurant Dine in  Wednesday – Saturday 5.30 – 8.15pm  Pre-book on phone 5470 6051

Run Rabbit Run  Dine in Open daily 8.30am – 4.30pm. Phone: 5470 5712  

Saffs - Dine in Daily 7.30am - 3pm 

Saint Florian Cafe  Take away coffee and food menu Mon-Fri 8.00am -2.00pm. Call ahead to place your order. Txt 0480 146 270 or call 5414 9906. 

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. 

Taste of the Orient  takeaway - Phone: 5470 5465  Delivery available

Tender Chook  take away Phone: 5472 1183 Delivery available

Theatre Royal  Take away pizza Wed - Sun 4.00pm - 8pm and coffee and cake Sat and Sun 8am - 12pm
Bistro Lola Dine in Friday or Saturday 6.00pm or 8.00pm seatings with set menu, plus Sunday lunch at 12.00pm or 2.00pm. Bookings essential PH: 5472 1196  or email 

The Bridge Hotel  Dine in Wednesday to Sunday 5.00pm - 9.00pm and Sunday lunch. Bookings essential. Take away and delivery available 7 nights a week. Phone: 4406 6730  

The Railway Hotel: Dine in at set dining times - 5.00pm, 6.30pm and 8.00pm - 7 days a week. Open for lunch weekends only. Bookings essential: Phone 5472 1250

The Dove Cafe  take away only - coffee and menu items 7 days. Friday night dinners. Phone: 5470 5888 

The Taproom Dine in Tapas at the Taphouse and pizzas: Tue-Thu 2.00pm- 7.00pm, Fri 2.00pm - 9.00pm, Sat 12.00pm - 9.00pm, Sun 12.00pm - 7.00pm. Bookings are encouraged - phone or text 0487 860 060.

The Taste Kitchen  Phone: 0406 095 842 Order here

Togs Cafe Dine in lunch, coffee and cake including Mulberry's Deli items
Friday to Tuesday 8.30am - 2.00pm PH 5470 5090

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

Wild Food and Wine  Dine in dinner Thu & Fri 4.00pm - late, Lunch & dinner Sat 12.00pm til late, Lunch Sun 12.00pm - 4.00pm. Make a booking online here. Phone: 4432 7352  


Chewton General Store: Take away and dine in 8.00am - 12.00pm 7 days 


Elphinstone Hotel  Dine in Wed - Sat dinner or lunch on weekends, take-away available. Bookings are essential call 5473 3165. 


Guildford General Store  Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm. Sat - Sun 9am - 4pm. Takeaway only, with limited outdoor seating. Phone: 5473 4232


Goldfields Track Cafe    Dine in for breakfast, lunch and dinner Thursday to Saturday, Sunday breakfast & lunch only. 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  dine in open 7 days, 8.30am – 4pm limited seating, frozen takeaway meals still available. Phone: 5475 2904

Cafe Maldon: Open for dine in 8am-2pm weekdays and 8am-1pm weekends. 

Gold Exchange: Open for dine in Mon-Fr 7am-2pm & weekends 7.30-2.30pm

Kangaroo Hotel: Dine in dinner only Mon- Wed 3.30pm-close, Thur lunch & dinner 12pm to close, Fri - Sun 12pm - close.  Phone: (03) 5475 2214 

Le Sel  Dine in and take away 7 days a week  9am - 3pm Phone: 0411 721 928

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

Maldon Hotel  Dine in Thurs – Sun from 5.30pm, Takeaway Tues- Sun from 4pm. Phone: 5475 2231

Maldon Providore: Dine in Thu - Sun 10.00am - 3.00pm. Phone: 0411 037 618

Maldon Takeaway - Tue-Sun 11.00am - 7.30pm 


Newstead Country Store Mon 8am – 1, Tue & Wed 7am -2, thurs & Fri 7am – 7pm, Sat 9am – 7pm, Sun 9am – 6pmPhone: 5476 2252


Taradale Wine & Produce  Wood fire pizza delivery available Friday & Sunday from 6pm. Coffee Sat 11am – 6pm & Sun 11am – 8.30pm. Phone: 5423 2828  or or Text 0417 547 270


* Please note this list is updated weekly - current as at 28 June 2020