At The Heads: Bellarine Peninsula’s coastal gem impresses with seafood delights and spectacular views

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At The Heads: Bellarine Peninsula’s coastal gem impresses with seafood delights and spectacular views

Words by Chloe Cicero 

Perched unassumingly on the Barwon Heads pier, At The Heads boasts stunning views extending from Barwon Bluff to Port Phillip Heads and beyond.

This iconic restaurant offers diners an unparalleled oceanfront experience and has long been the go-to spot for modern Australian cuisine with a seafood focus on the Bellarine Peninsula.

For over two decades, At The Heads has been a culinary haven. Initially a fishing co-op and even featured in the popular ABC TV series Sea Change, it has evolved into a thriving restaurant under the adept guidance of Sea Change Hospitality for the past eight years. Exciting renovations are on the horizon, with the team eagerly awaiting their unveiling.

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Sitting on the water’s edge, it only makes sense for At The Heads to showcase a diverse range of seafood options. From Kingfish with cucumber and dill to a mouthwatering prawn roll, house-made prawn linguine, and classic beer-battered fish and chips, their seafood menu is a feast for the senses. But that’s not all – they’ve got options like Grilled Lamb Rump, Poached Chicken, and a tempting Butcher’s Cut for those looking beyond the sea.

With a dining room accommodating up to 80 guests, At The Heads ensures a delightful table service experience orchestrated by a team of seasoned professionals. The chef’s selection is a must-try for those seeking culinary surprises. For a more laid-back experience, additional walk-in seating is available throughout the venue, offering the entire menu. Takeaway enthusiasts can also rejoice as the Jetty Road Kiosk opens daily from 7:00 a.m., serving up Ocean Grind Coffee and delectable fish and chips – a definite must-try in the warmer months.

Beyond their expertise in dining, the At The Heads team takes pride in hosting world-class weddings. As one of the Bellarine Peninsula’s most remarkable venues, they offer a relaxed beachside setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Catering to gatherings of all sizes, from intimate affairs to grand celebrations, At The Heads provides sensational views, fabulous food, and endless photo opportunities, ensuring an unforgettable day in a breathtaking natural setting.

Whether you’re in the mood for fine dining, a casual meal, a quick takeaway, or planning a wedding, At The Heads is a must-visit destination!

At The Heads is located at 1A Jetty Road, Barwon Heads and open 7 days: 12 pm – late. Find out more here