Make the Most of May

May is one of the most beautiful months of the year in Australia. Things are starting to cool down after a hot summer, the humidity is gone and the days are bathed in warm sunshine and cool breezes. 

So this May, take advantage of this beautiful time of the year and get your friends and family together to enjoy some of Australia’s most awarded restaurants with the Gourmet Traveller Gift Card. 

Let’s kick off with our top 3 this May! 

1. Raffael’s Café Bar & Grill Victoria 

Raffael’s Café, Bar & Grill offers up a wonderful array of contemporary, international cuisine that starts with hearty breakfasts (including healthy choices)Centrally located within Wyndham’s business and retail district and conveniently nestled within the Cultural CentreRaffael’s menu for lunch and dinner caters for everyone. 

Indoors the contemporary and spacious café offers charm and warmth whilst it’s Outdoor Alfresco Deck leads to a breath of fresh air for you to enjoy the splendid May weather. 

Open from 8am – 10pm Tuesday – Sunday, mains are listed between $20 – $40, so it’s perfectly positioned for a cheeky lunch or a dinner out with friends. 

2. Margan Restaurant Hunter Valley 

Seen as the pioneers of agri-dining in the Hunter ValleyMargan is committed to the ‘estate grown, estate made’ ethos. Menus are created and evolved around what they harvest from the one-acre kitchen garden and orchard to maintain a truly seasonal focus.  

With a menu that is contemporary, European, what isn’t grown on site is sourced from local distributors and growers to ensure every meal is authentic and local. 

Open Thursday – Saturday 6pm – 9pm for dinner, or Friday – Sunday 12pm – 3pm for lunch, this is one destination dining venue you simply can’t miss! 

3. Peppermint Bay Restaurant Tasmania 

Peppermint Bay is situated 40 minutes south of Hobart in the picturesque township of Woodbridge. The waterfront venue is nestled between breath-taking views of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and the seclusion of the Huon Valley.  

As a proud supporter of local produce, Head Chef Toby Annear uses only the freshest local ingredients to maintain a seasonal menu. 

As contemporary, modern Australian cuisine, Peppermint Bay offers up a simply wonderful line of dishes that sit like hand-in-glove with their extensive wine list. 

Don’t forget to visit for the best way to kick off May with an amazing food discovery experience! 


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