Covid 19 updates – businesses at The Mill Castlemaine are following Victorian State government directives and welcome visitors who aren’t subject to Government lockdown or travel directives.

QR code or written check-ins are required on entry to individual businesses. Proof of double vaccination status for people 12 years of age and over, or a valid exemption certificate, is required for entry to businesses classed as ‘non-essential’.
Masks are required to be worn indoors by people 12 years of age and over in a number of businesses, unless you have an exemption.
Please be patient with business operators who are doing their best to keep our community safe.

In the event of snap lockdowns/changes, please check The Mill Castlemaine social media pages for most current information.

The Food Hall

Das Kaffeehaus and Coffee Basics OPEN 7 days per week 8am – 4pm
Public holidays 9am – 4pm
Das Kaffeehaus is open for dine in service 7 days per week. Now with expanded outdoor eating area. 
Coffee Basics roastery is also roasting beans for you to enjoy from home.
Online sales here or phone 5470 6270

Boomtown Wine co-operative Cellar door OPEN Fri 12pm until late, Sat and Sun 12pm – 5pm. Other days by appointment.
Order online for delivery
Keep an eye out on @boomtownwine socials for delicious food & wine pop-ups.

Oakwood Smallgoods OPEN Thurs – Mon from 9am
OPEN regular hours

Cabosse & Feve Chocolates OPEN Tues – Sun 9am – 5pm
OPEN regular hours. Order online for pick up or local delivery

Sprout Bakery  OPEN Wed, Thurs 10am-5pm, Fri 9am-5pm.  Sat 9am-2pm.
OPEN regular hours.
Soup kitchen open on Mondays, 4.30pm-6pm. Feel free to BYO container for take away if you prefer. Gold coin donation optional.

Long Paddock Cheese OPEN Friday to Sunday 9.30am-4.30pm
Selling a range of fresh dairy products (fresh milk, yoghurt, butter, crème fraîche, buttermilk) and delicious cheeses, all handmade from organic cow’s milk – under the verandah, next to Cabosse & Feve Chocolates.
OPEN regular hours

The Dove Country Eats OPEN Monday to Friday 9am-2pm
Fill your freezer with a great range of single serve, homestyle meals.
OPEN regular hours, possibly more. Phone 0403 551099

Icecream Social OPEN Friday to Sunday 12 noon – 4pm.
OPEN – keep an eye on their social media.

The Sawtooth

Shedshaker Brewing brewery and taproom
OPEN Tues – Thurs 2pm – 8pm, Fri 2pm – 11pm,
Sat 12 noon –  10pm, Sun 12 noon – 9pm
Open from 12 noon on Public holidays
Closed Monday
Bookings for meals advised on 0487 860060

Harvest Fuit and Veg
OPEN Thurs 12 – 5.00pm, Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm, Sat 9.00am – 3.00pm
You can pre-order by phoning 0438 606777 or email

Main Factory:

Castlemaine Vintage Bazaar OPEN 7 Days 10am – 5pm
Including Public holidays (except for Christmas Day)

Platform No. 5 OPEN 7 days 10am – 5pm
Including Public holidays

Studio MA 56 OPEN Friday to Monday  11am – 3.00pm

The Drying Shed Art Space OPEN Friday to Monday 11am – 3.00pm

Woollykins Natural Clothing OPEN Monday to Saturday 11.00am – 4.00pm

Know Your Product OPEN by appointment
Weekend open studio in the summer months.

Subgreen Gallery OPEN Wednesday to Sunday 11.00am-3.00pm

Artpuff Studio OPEN Thursday to Sunday (and public holidays) 11.00am-5.00pm

Frankie Espresso OPEN Saturday and Sunday 9am-5pm. Plus public holidays

The Railway Line

Best to check opening times with individual businesses.

Pilates at The Mill Castlemaine
Various instructors and sessions – single, duets and groups of up to 4 people.

Real Strength
Mon, Wed and Thurs 9.30am – 12.30pm & 4.00pm – 7.30pm
Tues 6.30am – 12.30pm & 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Fri 6.30am – 12.30pm & 4pm – 6.30pm

Mindfit at Work
OPEN by appointment

Advantage Design Draft
OPEN by appointment
Closed public holidays.

Denise J Martin
Photographer, filmmaker, writer
By appointment only

Richard Baxter Painting and Drawing
OPEN for painting and drawing classes Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and other days by demand.

Down the Side and ‘Round the Back Workshops

Shed 5 – Shivering Timbers and Doug Alderson – OPEN by appointment

PrintTogether OPEN Mon to Thurs 9am – 5pm

The Built Collective OPEN by appointment

Handpicked Ethical Floristry OPEN by appointment / for collections