Smartly renovated farmhouse digs? Tick. Kitchen garden? Check. Sophisticated cooking worth the one-and-a-half-hour drive from Melbourne? You bet. Look at the big picture and it's easy to see why Brae, Dan Hunter's Birregura fine-diner, took out the title of Best Regional Restaurant in our 2015 Australian Restaurant Guide Awards.
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