Esca Bimbadgen Estate Hunter Valley

Esca Bimbadgen Estate Hunter Valley

Bimbadgen Estate is one of the beautiful vineyards of the Hunter Valley.  Gorgeous white rose bushes line the winding driveway, which snakes it’s way up the hill past the vines. Each time we visit the Hunter Valley we stop by the cellar door to purchase some of...
The Restaurant @ Raes Wategos Byron Bay

The Restaurant @ Raes Wategos Byron Bay

My favourite restaurants always seem to have a gorgeous view of the water! The Restaurant at Rae’s Wategos is located on Watego’s Beach in Byron Bay.  Its beach location is just one in a list of attributes that has me convinced it’s the place to...
Byron Beach Cafe

Byron Beach Cafe

Nestled in the dunes with a breathtaking view of Clarkes Beach is the Byron Beach Cafe. From the cafe’s vantage point overlooking this popular surf break, diners can sit on the long verandah and watch the early morning surfers compete for a wave over breakfast....
Wattleseed & Macadamia Crusted Barramundi

Wattleseed & Macadamia Crusted Barramundi

Today I am joined by Executive Chef Markus Strieby of Teshi’s Restaurant at Mercure Harbourside Cairns.  Markus has shared one of his most popular dishes with Gourmet Getaways readers.  The dish is a Wattleseed and Macadamia Crusted, wild caught Barramundi. The...
North Restaurant Food & Wine Cairns

North Restaurant Food & Wine Cairns

North Restaurant, food & wine is Cairns Shangri-La’s gorgeous fine dining restaurant. Located on the waters edge at the Marina it affords guests a romantic waterfront dining experience. Cairns weather is just perfect for al-fresco dining, and North...
Roberts Circa 1876 – Hunter Valley

Roberts Circa 1876 – Hunter Valley

When visiting the Hunter Valley, Roberts Circa 1876 is a restaurant you simply must visit. The restaurant is set in the heart of the Hunter Valley on the Peppers Convent Estate. We had the pleasure of staying at Peppers Convent so it was an easy stroll to this...
Twine Restaurant Hunter Valley

Twine Restaurant Hunter Valley

We are absolutely loving our Gourmet Getaway to the Hunter Valley.  Everywhere we turn there’s a tasting opportunity, fresh produce or a delicious glass of wine waiting. Mr GG and I had heard a lot about Twine and the innovative chef behind the restaurant, Matt...
Redsalt Restaurant Hunter Valley

Redsalt Restaurant Hunter Valley

Arriving at Redsalt restaurant, we were led to a table overlooking the illuminated Crowne Plaza pool. The pool looked absolutely gorgeous! The blue lights made it a relaxing focal point whilst we perused the wine menu. I might be a little bit spoiled but I do like to...
Pasfields Restaurant Bar Deck

Pasfields Restaurant Bar Deck

Pasfields Restaurant is a relative “newby” on the Coffs Harbour dining scene.  It’s located near Korara at Paradise Palms Resort, and occupies a scenic position nestled among the palm trees. Many times I have driven by and promised myself I would...
Leatherwood Restaurant Review

Leatherwood Restaurant Review

Whilst sailing on board Spirit of Tasmania Mr GG and I decided to take advantage of the opportunity for a romantic dinner for two at The Leatherwood Restaurant. Leatherwood Restaurant is the ships fine dining restaurant. Its menu takes inspiration from the wonderful...
Wharf Rd Restaurant & Bar

Wharf Rd Restaurant & Bar

During of wine tasting at Coolangatta Vineyard in Berry it was recommended that we should visit Wharf Rd Restaurant & Bar.  The restaurant was only ten minutes from where we were staying and located in a picturesque location on the water. I let hubby order the...
Adelaide Holiday Brunching and Lunching in the Sun

Adelaide Holiday Brunching and Lunching in the Sun

Adelaide is fast heating up, with temperatures now in the 30s, and there’s nothing like eating in the sun to maximise the pleasantness of it all.  Your Adelaide holiday could see you visiting a vineyard restaurants, an outdoor beer gardens, or so much more. Adelaide...
Element Bar Coffs Harbour

Element Bar Coffs Harbour

Is it a bar? Is it a restaurant? Is it a nightclub? Element Bar is all those things and so much more! It’s also one of the most exciting and innovative new venues Coffs Harbour has seen in a long time. Open just two months the fit out is amazing and the bar is...
Perth Dining with a View

Perth Dining with a View

Dining With a View in Perth Mr GG & I have a Gourmet Getaway scheduled for the Margaret River area starting in Perth.  I have asked local restaurant reviewer Demi Jones to suggest some great Perth dining options with beautiful views and gorgeous food that I could...