Eat Drink Westside is a unique collaboration between Melbourne’s western region councils and Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, shining a light on the area’s culinary gems and enviable food community. 

A regular fixture of the Festival, the 2020 Eat Drink Westside program features 17 enticing events that are as diverse as the west itself. Spanish, French, Ethiopian, Indian, Vietnamese, Turkish, Italian and Lebanese cuisines are represented, as well as street parties, cooking classes, decadent dinners and more.

Discover why so many food-lovers, trailblazers and gamechangers are being drawn to the west.


Westside Crawl

presented by Estrella Damm.

Small French Bar, Footscray


The Westside Big Smoke Party

Get set for smoked food, independent beers, wines and tunes.

Up In Smoke, Footscray


Fromage a Trois Cheese Festival

Try cheese in all its forms at this annual favourite.

Werribee Park, Werribee South


Seddon Laneway Party

Luxsmith and Copper Pot: making Sundays even better.

Luxsmith, Seddon


Blurring Vines

Wine or beer? It’s complicated.

Hudsons Road Wine and Beer, Spotswood

$38 – $78

Bottomless Brunch on the Bay

Start your Sunday right with sparkling wine and city views.

Royal Victorian Motor Yacht Club, Williamstown


A Night in Beirut

A dining banquet inspired by the Beqaa Valley region, Lebanon.

Bekka, Moonee Ponds


An Edible History: From Gold Rush to Lunch Rush

An evening dining on history at restaurant Old Man Drew.

Old Man Drew, Ascot Vale


A Farmhouse Feast

Escape the city for an unforgettable long table lunch.

Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park, Werribee

$28 – $63

Ducks, Pints and Pinot

A new spin on an old favourite.

Plough Hotel, Footscray


Flavours of St Albans: Twilight Market

Savour flavours unique to this melting pot of Melbourne.

St Albans Market, St Albans


French Flavours

A journey through seven courses of French cooking.

Small French Bar, Footscray


Sunshine Food Fever

See why Sunshine is one of Melbourne's tastiest suburbs.

Gojo Ethiopian Café & Restaurant, Sunshine

$73 – $113

Delicious Food for Thought

From the small farm movement to the Small Graces table.

Small Graces, Footscray


Extraordinary Turkish Cooking Class and Feast

Take a deep-dive into Turkish cuisine.

Spice Bazaar, Seddon

Sold Out

The Best of the West Pintxos Party - SOLD OUT

Melbourne's westside favourites, bite-by-bite.

Sebastian Beach Grill, Williamstown

Sold Out

Cannoli Making with Melbourne's Master - SOLD OUT

A day to discover the flavours and traditions of Sicily.

T Cavallaro & Sons, Footscray

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