Eating Out

Mt Buller has a great range of places to eat out, casual and formal, especially during the ski season.

A complete, current list of Bars and Restaurants is available on the Mt Buller website.

Some of our favourites include...


Right in the heart of Mt Buller's Bourke Street just across from the Ski School, ABOM is the place to meet family and friends for great casual bistro dining.

Abom is always busy and is the preferred venue for Ski School teams to stop for lunch.

Arlberg - Nooky's Restaurant - 1800 032 380

Nooky's Restaurant incorporating JD's Pizzeria has been re-launching in its new location overlooking Bourke Street at the Arlberg.

Country style menu with great children's meals in a casual atmosphere. Fully licensed with a great range of boutique beers and wine.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (bookings essential for dinner 1800 032 380).

Breathtaker - BT Gourmet Pizzeria - 5777 6377

Positioned in the foyer of the Breathtaker Hotel. BT gourmet pizzeria is open in winter from 01 July 2012, 4.00pm to late, 7 days a week, offering the great gourmet style pizzas.

Offers both take-away and a small dining area however you can also order and enjoy your pizza up in our loft lounge & bar after 4.00pm. Be aware, delays may be possible during peak times of the snow season.

Breathtaker - Signature Restaurant - 5777 6377

Informal a la carte dining in a "funky atmosphere with breathtaking views". Open log fire place.
Boutique wine list but also allows BYO (Wine only) with $9 per bottle corkage.
Note... Signature Restaurant will open 01 July 2012 for the snow season.

Breathtaker - Loft Lounge & Bar - 5777 6377

The Loft is open for lunch and dinner.
Good for families with a cosy bean bag movie zone showing all the kids’ favourites movies during the day and into the evening, pool table as well as tasty kids lunch and dinner menus.
The loft lounge will be open from 10am until late every day with an selected a la carte menu between 5.30pm and 8.30pm only (no lunch menu available).

Cattleman's Cafe

Cattleman's is located adjacent to Blue Bullet chair, in the heart of the village. Good for a coffee, muffin or a bacon and egg roll in the morning and open for dinner nightly from 6pm.
Café menu all day including warm soups, focaccia's and great pies, or one of the best steaks in town.
Guitarist Warren Smith plays every Saturday night.

Mt Buller Chalet - Apres Bar and Cafe

Conveniently located, a short walk from the village centre and ski in ski out access from Bourke St.
Great place to meet up with friends and family after skiing.

Mt Buller Chalet - Black Cockatoo Restaurant - 03 5777 6566

The Black Cockatoo Fine Dining Restaurant is located at the Mt Buller Chalet. Great north facing views over the high country. Open for breakfast too.

Kooroora Hotel

The iconic Kooroora is regarded as a favourite watering hole. Located in the village square, fun pub-grub is on offer throughout the day, along with great drinks and a relaxed atmosphere.

Kooroora will continue to have DJs 5 nights a week, along with other parties and special events. Open throughout the winter season every night until 3am. 

Pension Grimus
Located just a few minutes walk from Timberline, Grimus has both Kaptans Restaurant and Herbie's Cocktail Bar.


Top of Shakey Knees chairlift, Tirol is a great place to stop for lunch.

Austrian-styled café offers amazing views of Mt Sterling and the high country off the deck on a sunny day, and a warm retreat inside while the snow is falling.

Mid morning, you will be greeted with the yummiest egg and bacon roll on the mountain, perfect for those chilly starts to the day! Those in the know get in early for lunch before the rush.

On the weekends it can get really busy at lunchtime so be prepared for a rather long wait of up to 45 mins for your meal to arrive.


You haven't truly skied at Mt Buller unless you've stopped in at Koflers for lunch, tried the famous Lasagne or the Apricot Mogul. Friendly atmosphere and superb location, positioned high on the slopes next to Koflers T-Bar.

Koflers offers the perfect setting to rest between runs and catch some sun rays on the deck.

Pats Italian Restaurant and Bar - 03 5777 6494

An iconic establishment situated in the heart of the Mt Buller village, Pats has become a hot spot known for its fabulous food, great prices and fun atmosphere.

Pats is the place to see great snow sports movies on the big screen.

Eat in or take-away the great creations from the menu; the pizzas are mouthwatering, the pastas delicious and the steaks are divine.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Licensed, eat in or take-away. 03 5777 6494

The Whitt - Club Restaurant and Bar

Located Summit Rd, The Whitt Restaurant and Bar (Ski Club of Victoria ) holds a long history and is one of Mt Buller's well known establishments.

The Ski Club of Victoria presents diners with an affordably priced, casual dining facility with friendly staff.

A Bistro style lunch menu is available Friday, Saturday & Sunday. The a la carte restaurant is open every evening.

Please let us know if you have any suggestions, reviews or updates to this list.