It’s not all about Melbourne: Geelong’s restaurant scene is heating up. When you think about the food scene in Australia, Melbourne will undoubtedly spring to mind. But it’s not all about Victoria’s capital, in fact, this southern state’s second city, Geelong, has a restaurant scene that’s out to rival the best in Melbourne with several hatted restaurants, street food eateries, local roasteries, rooftop cocktail bars and much, much more. Located on the beautiful Corio Bay, Geelong stretches from the plains of Lara in the north to the rolling hills of Waurn Ponds in the south and is a gateway to famous Great Ocean Road. With such a diverse landscape, Geelong’s restaurants are able to source local produce and seafood and the dishes on offer are inspired from the natural beauty of this wonderful part of the world. So, read on for an overview of what you can expect from the restaurants of Geelong.