Located 100 kilometres east of Melbourne, Warragul is the gateway to Gippsland.
A little over an hour from the city, Warragul is a short distance from both Mt Baw Baw Alpine Village and the beaches of Inverloch, perfectly situated among rolling hills, dairy farms, wineries, renowned restaurants, charming cafes, and the best that Gippsland has to offer.
Looking for a quick coffee, an early breakfast or a relaxing brunch? Warragul has a number of fantastic cafes providing delicious breakfasts and lunches, offering extensive options for dietary requirements. Explore local favourites including Frankies, South Brew Cafe, Earth Market Cafe, Stella’s Pantry, Main Street Cafe and Little Teacups.
Warragul boasts a range of cuisines and dining options from Portelli’s Woodfired Tapas to Vietnamese from Whitegrain. Enjoy a cocktail and a meal at The Courthouse Restaurant or a beer and a pub lunch from the Club Hotel or The Railway Hotel.
Warragul is perfect for families with a number of primary schools. Warragul Primary School, founded in 1879, offers an environment that supports children and provides inspirational experiences and twenty first century learning innovations. Closer still, to Brandy Creek Views, Warragul North Primary School provides a happy, caring, learning environment where children can achieve to their potential.
There is also the Warragul & District Specialist school where students grow in self-esteem, through a climate of care, dignity and respect, using consistent behaviour management strategies, deliberate positive reinforcement, and recognition of achievement.
If you are looking to send your children to a Catholic school, visit St Joeseph’s Primary School. The school helps to develop caring and nurturing relationships, underpinned by a strong awareness of Christian values.
Warragul is also the location of a St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School campus offering ELC to VCE, in an environment that strives to provide engaging and enriching learning experiences for all students.
There are an equally excellent array of secondary schools with Warragul Regional College, Marist-Scion College, and St Paul’s Grammar.
Warragul is also home to a TAFE Gippsland campus.
West Gippsland Art Centre
Warragul is home to the iconic West Gippsland Art Centre, a hub of local and touring theatre, stand-up comedy, dance, and music, attracting performances from world renowned performing artists.
The centre also hosts functions and offers quality dining at Albert + Smith Restaurant.
Wine, Produce & Gourmet Food
Looking for a way to fill your weekend in Warragul?
Head to the Warragul Farmers Market where the best of local produce, food and drink can be found on the third Saturday of every month, in Civic Park.
Visit one of the wineries located a short drive out of town. Head down to Brandy Creek estate to enjoy some food, wine and even stop by their day spa for a relaxing treatment. Explore Gypsy Creek Winery for wine tastings, a romantic dinner, weekend getaway or corporate function. This is a must-see destination as all wines are made from their own beautiful organically grown fruit.
For more information visit the Brandy Creek Estate home page or Gypsy Creek website.