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.

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

Bottomless Brunch on the Bay

Start your Sunday right with sparkling wine and city views.

Royal Victorian Motor Yacht Club, Williamstown

Ducks, Pints and Pinot

A new spin on an old favourite.

Plough Hotel, Footscray

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Flavours of St Albans: Twilight Market

Savour flavours unique to this melting pot of Melbourne.

St Albans Market, St Albans

Sunshine Food Fever

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

Gojo Ethiopian Café & Restaurant, Sunshine

Delicious Food for Thought

From the small farm movement to the Small Graces table.

Small Graces, Footscray

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Westside Crawl - SOLD OUT

presented by Estrella Damm.

Small French Bar, Footscray

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The Best of the West Pintxos Party - SOLD OUT

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

Sebastian Beach Grill, Williamstown

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Seddon Laneway Party - SOLD OUT

Luxsmith and Copper Pot bring their kitchens into the street.

Luxsmith, Seddon

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Blurring Vines - SOLD OUT

Wine or beer? It’s complicated.

Hudsons Road Wine and Beer, Spotswood

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A Night in Beirut - SOLD OUT

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

Bekka, Moonee Ponds

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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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An Edible History: From Gold Rush to Lunch Rush - SOLD OUT

An evening dining on history at restaurant Old Man Drew.

Old Man Drew, Ascot Vale

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A Farmhouse Feast - SOLD OUT

Escape the city for an unforgettable long table lunch.

Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park, Werribee

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French Flavours - SOLD OUT

A journey through seven courses of French cooking.

Small French Bar, Footscray

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Extraordinary Turkish Cooking Class and Feast - SOLD OUT

Take a deep-dive into Turkish cuisine.

Spice Bazaar, Seddon

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