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Nicholson River Trestle Bridge Long Table Lunch

With spectacular views up and down the Nicholson River, 120 guests will enjoy a Long Table Lunch on the Nicholson River Trestle Bridge (the East Gippsland Rail Trail Bridge) – a collaboration between The Local Metung and the Nicholson General Store, created especially for the East Gippsland Winter Festival.

Park at the Nicholson Hotel (or Nicholson Boat Ramp) and meander up the walking trail beside the Nicholson River and be greeted with a welcome drink and canapes on arrival, straight out of The Local’s mobile catering truck with its own wood-fired oven.

Relax, mingle and enjoy acoustic tunes by local musician Bonnie Edwards. Grab another drink from the pop-up bar before taking your seat at the Long Table.

Wood Fired Pizza
Seasalt sourdough crostini
Flora & Fungi mushroom risotto

Main – share plates (All GF)
Seasalt Sourdough baguette with Gippsland Jersey butter
Lakes Entrance Fish nicoise salad (Thorpdale kipfler potatoes, beans, tomatoes, olives and Forge Creek Free Range eggs)
Middle Eastern lamb (Forge Creek Lamb) salad with sweet potato & yoghurt. Or Roasted Cauliflower vegetarian option
Riviera Fresh green salad

Grazing plates of bite sized desserts featuring locally sourced ingredients.


Each lunch ticket includes two drink vouchers. Each voucher can be redeemed for 1 x alcoholic drink (local beer and wine), or 2 x non-alcoholic drinks. Additional drinks will be available to purchase at the bar (card only).

The drinks menu will include wines from Lightfoot Wines and Wyanga Park Winery, locally brewed beers from Sailors Grave Brewing and Red Bluff Brewers, and ETCH Sparkling.

Please rug up – but also bring a sun hat and sunglasses.
Golf Cart Transfers up and down the path are available on request for anyone who requires assistance.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is reserved for guests 18yo and older only. This event may be postponed or cancelled at late notice due to adverse weather. In the event of a postponement, a full refund (minus the Humanitix booking fee) will be available for anyone who cannot make the new date.

Thanks to support the East Gippsland Rail Trail volunteer Committee of Management. $5 from each ticket sold will be donated to the Rail Trail Committee to help fund ongoing trail maintenance.

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Friday, 16th June


12:00pm - 2:30pm


$150 per person

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Nicholson River Trestle Bridge



East Gippsland Rail Trail Bridge, Nicholson VIC
Food, Wine & Craft Beer
Event Organiser

Seventy Event Management / EGWF

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