We're your one-stop-shop for the best regional produce and local delicacies at reasonable prices.

No matter whether you’re stopping by on your way to the Great Ocean Road, or staying in town for a few days, we want to give our best impression. Our Forrest General Store combines old-style country hospitality and home-made food with friendly service, to keep our lovely visitors coming back for more.

Don’t have time to visit all the places to eat in Forrest?

If you don’t have time to visit all the wonderful places to eat in Forrest, don’t panic – we curate all the best flavours of Forrest and the Otway Ranges at the Forrest General Store, so you can take your pick. Whether you stop for a pick-me-up in our Forrest café, or just want a sample to take on the road with you, we take immense pride in promoting local taste-makers.

Our beautiful region is famous for delicious, high-quality seasonal produce and people travel from far and wide to get their own taste of our artisan goodies! At Forrest General Store, we’re your one-stop-shop for the best regional produce and local delicacies at reasonable prices.

We source our produce from local suppliers, so tourists and visitors can enjoy the best food, drink and edible souvenirs Forrest has to offer. The Otway Ranges is famous for tasty treats, from shiitake mushrooms and olive oil to cheese, cured meats, ice-cream, chocolates and more!

We’re surrounded by award-winning estates and are proud to stock their produce, including olives and olive oil from Babenorek Estate, Maluka Estate olive oil, chorizo and cured meats from Ravens Creek Farm and handmade goats cheeses from Moriac Farmstead Dairy.

Got a craving for a savoury treat? Try our Forrest Foods shiitake mushrooms, Soul Strength Ferments kraut and selection of Warrnambool Heritage cheeses, paired with our homemade sourdough and Otway Kitchen chutneys and jams for a soul-soothing meal.

Sate your inner sweet-tooth with our famous Timboon Fine Ice Cream, GORGE chocolates, Irrewarra Sourdough biscuits and Bramble & Hedge nougat. Plus we have hot and cold drinks to keep your thirst at bay, including LOVE teas from Geelong, Forrest cordials, Remedy Kombucha, Grounded Pleasures hot chocolate, chai and panela, and the super-popular Hello Coffee from Apollo Bay.

At Forrest General Store, we’re known for service with a smile, and we’re always happy to go the extra mile for our customers. If we haven’t got something on the shelf, we’ll find it in the kitchen or garden. While you enjoy sampling your purchases, we can also provide tourist information about Forrest and personal recommendations about things to do in the Otway Ranges.

All our popular local produce is available as part of our Forrest catering services – so contact us before your next party or private event to find out more.