Unique is the perfect word to describe Daylesford. Laid-back, pretty, and an enticing combination of boutique, retail, art galleries and places to eat.

This iconic village, renowned as the spa capital of Australia, boasts the highest ratio of day spas and the largest number of therapists per capita in the country. Located 90 minutes’ from Melbourne’s CBD and just an hour from Tullamarine airport, it is a world away from the bustle of city life.

Unique is the perfect word to describe Daylesford’s main thoroughfare, Vincent Street. Laid-back and pretty, an enticing combination of boutique, retail, art galleries and places to eat line the historic and picturesque streetscape. Browse arty collectables and homewares at boutiques such as Bromley & Co., Arte Deco and Harry & Me, or climb aboard the Daylesford Spa Country Railway for a trip with the kids to the popular Sunday Market.

Home to Lake Daylesford, the Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens and nearby to popular State Parks, this enchanting destination is a must-see for outdoor enthusiasts, food lovers and art aficionados alike.

Our Recommendations

Eat and Drink in Daylesford

A selection of some of our favourite places to dine, drink and get together.

Daylesford Gourmet

Daylesford • Hampers

Daylesford Hamper Co.

Daylesford • Hampers

Attwoods Wines

Glenlyon • Winery


Daylesford • Cafe

Swiss Mountain Hotel

Blampied • Pub | Restaurant

Sault Restaurant

Daylesford • Fine Dining

Pizzeria la Luna

Daylesford • Eat

Winespeake Cellar + Deli

Daylesford • Bar | Produce


Daylesford • Cafe

The Farmers Arms

Daylesford • Pub | Restaurant

Harvest Cafe

Daylesford • Cafe | Produce

Daylesford Cider

Musk • Cellar Door | Restaurant

Betel Boy

Daylesford • Restaurant | Bar


Daylesford • Cafe | Restaurant

Passing Clouds Winery

Musk • Eat Drink

Boathouse Restaurant

Daylesford • Eat Drink


Daylesford • Eat Drink

The Lakehouse

Daylesford • Fine Dining | Day Spa

Bistro Terroir

Daylesford • Eat Drink

Day Spas in Daylesford

Famous as a wellness hot spot, book yourself in for massage or treatment while you are in Daylesford.

Prani Glow

Musk • Day Spa

Art of Relaxation

Daylesford • Day Spa


Daylesford • Day Spa

Nalini Retreat (Mobile)

Coomoora • Day Spa

Shakti Massage

Daylesford • Day Spa

Tours in Daylesford

Black Cat Truffles

Wattle Flat • Truffles

Daylesford Wine Tours

Region Wide • Tour

Alice’s Journeys Walking Tours

Tours • Walking