Cafes & Restaurants

You are spoilt for choice when it comes to food options to choose from in Gembrook. Take in the magnificent views & choice of cafe or fine dining at Forest Edge, enjoy shared tapas at The Independent, Argentinian restaurant or pub fare at The Local. Artisan cafes, Spencers Store and the Hairy Dog serve delicious breakfasts and lunches, Gembrook Bakery for scrumptious pies, cakes and bread, Main Street Fish & Chips for takeaway. The Station House Pizzeria provides great Italian fare & wood fired pizzas with an outside area overlooking Jac Russell park and Gembrook Puffing Billy station.

The Independent Gembrook

Award winning Argentinian Restaurant & Bar located nearby to Puffing Billy Station at 79 Main Street Gembrook. Open Thu 5.30pm till 11pm, Fri - Sun 12noon till 11pm. A great venue to enjoy shared tapas and regular themed dinners. 5968 1110 Facebook Website Email


Forest Edge

Forest Edge Restaurant is a unique contemporary restaurant with stunning views of the Warburton Ranges. Enjoy amazing freshly prepared Cicchetti style (small Italian Style) share plates in our main dining room as well as Wood Fired Pizza in our wine bar every Sunday afternoon. Forest Edge is also a sought after Award Winning Wedding Venue, contact us on for more information! 5967 7007 Facebook Website Email


Spencers Store

Spencers serves fresh and wholesome food including breakfast and light lunch options, a range of homemade cakes, tarts and scones. Spencers accommodates for a range of dietary requirements, caters for small and large groups offering two indoor eating areas and large outdoor garden area. 5968 1715 Open 7am – 4pm weekdays. Closed Wednesdays. 97 Main St Gembrook Website Facebook

 Station House Gembrook

Awarded AGFG Readers choice WINNER 2019, we pride ourselves on our thin based, fluffy crust pizzas and Italian cuisine using only the best, locally sourced ingredients we can get out hands on. Located opposite the historic Puffing Billy, which can be viewed pulling in & out from our beautiful beer garden which sits under fairy lights & a sustainable garden. Diners can enjoy our shortened lunch menu Wednesday to Friday and our full menu all other service times. 5968 1315 Facebook Website

Hairy Dog Cafe

Open for breakfast and lunch daily, the Hairy Dog serves scrumptious meals. Let the aroma of freshly made coffee awaken your senses, whilst trying to decide from our menu of freshly cooked breakfast and lunch items. Additional parking located out the back, free wifi and wheelchair access. Follow our Facebook page for live jazz events. Come and visit us at 68 Main Street. 0477 482 368 Facebook


The Local

The Local is a small intimate tavern with indoor and outdoor seating, pool table and darts. Great pub fare. A perfect spot for a group get together for a few pints and game of pool. 81 Main Street, Gembrook. Facebook


Main Street Fish & Chips

Main Street Fish & Chips is located at 66 Main Street, Gembrook next to Jac Russell Park and closeby to Puffing Billy Station.  Open Wed-Thu 11.30am - 8pm, Fri & Sat 11.30am - 8.30pm and 11.30am - 8pm Sunday.  5968 1889  Facebook


Gembrook Bakery

Gembrook Bakery is a family owned business located in the beautiful surroundings of Gembrook and next to Gembrook IGA Supermarket. We provide freshly baked bread and delectable cakes, hot food, coffee, sweets & sandwiches. Indoor and outdoor seating available. 2/83 Main Street, Gembrook. 5968 1144 Facebook