Simones Restaurant

Simone’s Restaurant is located in Bright at the foot of the alpine resorts in the heart of the north east of Victoria.

Simone’s had been run by George and Patrizia Simone since 1986, in which time it has moved from its first location on the outskirts of Bright, to a beautiful Victorian cottage in the heart of the township.

Bright and the northeast recalls Patrizia’s native town Perugia in Umbria.

“I discovered this valley and this region through its produce and through my food others can share my experience too. I have been so lucky that people have given me their treasures to use.”

In 2009 Patrizia was created a Legend of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival in recognition of her chef skills and passionate promotion of seasonality and regionality through her work with local food and wine producers.

Son Anthony is now a qualified chef. Having worked in leading restaurants in Italy, USA and Melbourne he now adds his skills and inspiration to the successful running of this restaurant.

Host George Simone leads a professional team whose knowledge of the food and wines will ensure your experience at Simone’s will long be fondly remembered.

One reason why this restaurant is a much frequented gastronomic outpost for (over) 20 years is because of Patrizia’s love of re-creating dishes from her Italian background with local ingredients  …… Jane Faulkner

Patrizia’s  passion for food, dedication to seasonality, regionality and quality is legendary …. Claude Forell


Opening hours:

Tuesday – Saturday from 6.30pm

Telephone 03 5755 2266
98 Gavan Street, Bright

We are a small country restaurant and do not run to office managers and reservation people. We accept telephone reservations on 03 5755 2266. Please note that we do not take email reservations. To book you need to phone the restaurant Tuesday-Saturday after 12 noon.

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