Top 6 Restaurants in Shepparton
25th June 2021
Shepparton’s Food Scene
At the heart of the Goulburn Valley, Shepparton is a thriving town and regional centre with plenty going on. Visitors and locals alike love the town for its history and culture as well as its the unique art (for example the colourful herd of more than 90 life-sized fibreglass cows that are scattered across the town!). But on top of this, Shepparton is increasingly becoming known for its food scene. Indian, Italian, Australian and more; new restaurants are popping up in Shepparton as the years go by.
Situated inside what is known as Australia’s ‘Food Bowl’, Shepparton is surrounded by olive groves, wineries, cheese makers and much more. Everything restaurants and eateries could possibly need to create their delicious offerings can be found nearby. Whilst the town hasn’t always been known for its food, it’s certainly possible to head here for a weekend of culinary delights in the current day.
So whether you’re heading to Shepparton for a Victoria Weekend Escape, or just looking for a new destination, what comes next might help you plan a week of indulgence and all things tasty.
6 Great Restaurants in Shepparton
Aangan – meaning Patio – is a fine dining Indian restaurant serving authentic Indian cuisine. Lip-smacking food and lots of options on the drinks menu, make this one of the best restaurants in Shepparton. Head here for an authentic Indian experience, featuring beautiful decor and a warm welcoming ambience. Food here is served with conventional flavours but can certainly be classed as progressive. Aangan uses the freshest of herbs, spices, vegetables and ingredients to produce food that the typical Indian grandmother would serve with pride!
Head to Angus & Co. for modern steakhouse vibes, fresh and delicious classics and a relaxed atmosphere. Families are welcome and a children’s menu makes it welcoming for those of all ages. For the adults, Angus & Co. services up steaks, fish and chips, salads, burgers and much more! This is the perfect spot for a catch up with friends, a good meal at the end of the day or a family feast. Grab a beer at the bar and enjoy a classic, tasty meal at Angus & Co.
Book a table at Bicaro’s for cosmopolitan vibes in the Victorian country. This place is known for its excellent wine menu, fresh seasonal menu and Italian food that speaks for itself. Find on the menu pizzas, pasta, platters and tasty starters. An outdoor area for summer dining makes Bicaro’s perfect for summer evenings, whilst the cosy interiors ensure that you’ll feel welcome mid winter.
The Collective, comprised of The Food Store and Teller Restaurant, is an excellent choice when it comes to restaurants in Shepparton. Serving up fresh local produce from the Goulburn Valley, The Collective is a local favourite. At the Food Store, grab wood fired pizzas, gnocchi, lasagne and more, paired with local wines, ciders and beers. Meanwhile, at Teller Restaurant, enjoy a slightly more formal environment perfect for weekend nights. Guests here will love the wholesome approach to cooking and the simple yet tasty approach to food.
Whilst slightly out of the way and a little different, Cactus Country is certainly worth a mention. Found 45 minutes from Shepparton, Cactus Country is a wonderful showcase of all kinds of cacti. The beautiful gardens and out of this world scenery make you feel as though you’re in Mexico. Fittingly, visit the Mexican Restaurant and Bar after walking through the garden trails and grab some delicious Mexican food. The nachos here are a hit, plus you can also get cactus ice cream, cactus cake and refreshing cocktails here too. All cactus products are harvested from the gardens themselves.
Those into their food will adore this one; it’s certainly one of the best restaurants in Shepparton. Opened in 1977 by a young man named Angelo Grasso, Cellar 47 is an Italian restaurant built on a dream. Without any experience, Angelo taught himself how to cook great food and provide customers with an amazing dining experience. Today, Cellar 47 is a tasteful and modern restaurant, beautifully embellished, which serves up the kind of food you’ll remember.
SA Weekend Escape’s top hotel pick!
For a fantastic stay in Shepparton, book into the Wyndhamere Motel. A central location, comfortable rooms, onsite restaurant and outdoor pool will offer you everything you’d possibly want from your weekend escape. Find out more about the Wyndhamere Motel right here!
More things to do in Shepparton
For more information regarding things to do in Shepparton, check out our Ultimate Guide.