Robe Accommodation, and a Food and Wine Affair

Nestled in the southeast corner of South Australia along the Limestone Coast, Robe is a small town rich in maritime history, and surrounded by wonderful natural delights. It’s a great place to spend a relaxing few days – or longer – exploring the beautiful beach, nearby national parks, and interesting historical landmarks. Take your pick from a wonderful array of Robe accommodation, and while here, you can also take advantage of the location to savour some excellent food and wine.

Seafood a speciality

Fishing is part and parcel of life in Robe, and every visitor should make the most of the location and sample the fresh and delicious seafood on offer, the including local speciality – crayfish. You can try it at any of the great restaurants and cafes around town. Or if you’re in the mood for a barbecue, stock up on the latest catch at Seafood Temptations on Denton Drive, and cook alfresco on one of the public barbecues situated around town. Then settle yourself on the water’s edge and enjoy a fantastic meal with a view.

A fine drop or two

The nearby Robe and Mount Benson wine regions have a growing reputation for crisp whites, and robust, spicy reds. Enjoy a day of wine tasting, ensuring your first stop is the Visitor Information Centre on Mundy Terrace in Robe. They can provide you with information, and maps on cellar doors. Also check the Mt Benson wine region site for information on where to head – and what to taste!

Follow your nose

The Limestone Real Food Trail is a journey through the restaurants, farmers’ markets, and fresh food producers of the Limestone Coast region. Here’s a guide to this wonderful food and wine region, and information on where to stop, and what to sample. For a gourmet foodie holiday, in relaxed and beautiful surrounds, it doesn’t get much better than a short break in Robe.

Eating out

There are also lots of options to eat out during your stay. If you’re not in the mood for cooking, you’re well catered-for around Robe with a mix of cafes, restaurants and takeaways. Here are just a few popular options:

  • Vic Street Pizzeria at 6 Victoria Street is a great choice for families or anyone seeking a relaxed and friendly environment. Enjoy a casual lunch or head here after a day at the beach for tasty pizza treats.
  • Wild Mulberry Café (Cnr Victoria and Robe Street) is a popular destination for breakfast and lunch, with an eclectic modern Australian and international menu and fantastic coffee. A perfect way to start the day!
  • Robe Providore (4 Victoria Street) is another great brunch spot with outdoor seating and friendly staff, ensuring it’s a good family option.
  • Robe Seafood and Takeaway (21 Victoria Street) is the place to head for cheap and cheerful takeaway.
  • Sails Restaurant (21 Victoria Street) is a fine-dining highlight. Chef Adam Brook serves up a seasonal menu of culinary delights, paired with regional wines. It’s a perfect holiday treat. It’s open for dinner (and lunch in summer). Be sure to book ahead.

And where to stay

Visitors to Robe are well catered-for in terms of accommodation with a mix of motels, hotels, guesthouses, cottages and apartments. Robe accommodation is available to suit all budgets, ranging from the cheap and cheerful, to the luxuriously lavish. History lovers may like staying in a heritage cottage. Those looking to enjoy seaside walks might enjoy a cottage or motel close to the water (www.robeharbourview.com.au). And there’s a selection of motels and holiday homes perfect for families, couples and groups of friends.

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