Looking for a winter escape? Then the idyllic King Island, anchored between Victoria and Tasmania's north west coast, is the top spot to visit.
Not only will you enjoy the views provided by some of Australia's most beautiful beaches, you'll also get to try some of the island's fantastic gourmet cheeses, fresh seafood and succulent beef.
Here are a few of the top foodie spots to check out during your stay.
Get your fix of King Island's delicious local produce by booking a table at King's Cuisine in Grassy, located in the south of the island.
The restaurant dishes up food such as Bass Strait squid from Tim & Terry seafoods; onions, spinach, parsley and asparagus from Camp Creek gardens; veal, sausages and beef mince from Russells butchery; and octopus from King Island seafoods.
Some tasty meals offered on the menu include Yarra Creek lamb with seed mustard sauce, veal loin, Camp Creek asparagus and rosemary polenta, panna cotta, Pergarah apple syrup and macadamia nut praline, and sticky chocolate date pudding with King Island cream and caramel sauce.
King Island Dairy
The home of some of Australia's most delicious gourmet cheeses, King Island Dairy is a must-visit for any cheese-lover making a trip to the island.
Whether you love your smooth, creamy soft whites, aromatic washed rinds, strong tangy blue veins or staple cheddars, you're bound to find something you love.
King Island Dairy also has their own artisan range, Black Label, which includes a unique mix of cultures blended with rich King Island milk to create signature flavours.
Don't forget your dairy fix of milk, yoghurt, cream and desserts when you stop by!
Rocky Glen Retreat – Restaurant
This award winning, family owned restaurant, serves local, quality King Island produce; They grow their own fruit and vegetables. Presentation and freshness is a priority which is complemented by friendly and welcoming staff.
Admire a wine glass view of the bay and coastline while dining anywhere in or outside of the restaurant.
Boomerang by the Sea Restaurant
Enjoy gorgeous 270-degree ocean views while tucking into local and Tasmanian beef, cheese, seafood and wine at the Boomerang by the Sea Restaurant.
Regarded as the “finest on King Island”, the fully licenced restaurant is open from Monday to Saturday for dinner, offering a mouth-watering selection of dishes.