Restaurants in OlindaPerfect for a Romantic Dinner | Kid Friendly with Kids Menu | Great for Larger Groups | Has outdoor dining that welcomes dogs
Olinda Tea House
86a Olinda-Monbulk Rd | 9751 0556 | Weds - Mon 10.30am - 9pm
With unrivalled ambiance, this stunning secret in the mountain is a place where people can enjoy, bask in the surroundings and leave the city hustle. Relax in our modern environmentally sustainable building and enjoy the peace and tranquility nature has to offer.A place where people come and enjoy nature and bond with their friends and loved ones over a meal or just a cuppa. What makes the Teahouse so unqiue, is its distinctive architecture. Nestled on the corner of a seventeen acre flower farm, the Tea House is hidden from the main road.
Citrine Bistro and Bar
543 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd | 9751 1043 | Lunch: Sat-Sun Dinner: Weds-Sat
Citrine Bistro & Bar warmly welcomes you. Citrine’s menu is seasonal and generous. With a menu built on elevated classics alongside daily specials, Citrine is the new little gem in the heart of Olinda. Perch yourself on a stool and enjoy a cocktail or a glass of wine on your way home from work, a catch up with the girls or after a day out exploring the Dandenong Ranges. Walk ins welcome.
Ranges at Olinda
5 Olinda-Monbulk Rd | 9751 2133 | Daily 9am - 5pm
Good food, cosy atmosphere friendly staff, make Ranges Café a great choice during the day. Try our amazing home-made scones and sticky date or our famous Ranges mountain bread. We are famous for our open fires and lovely outside deck at the rear where you can relax eat and drink and bring your dogs too as we are dog friendly! Our food is all made with love and we do try to source our products locally.
Seasons at Cloudehill Gardens
89 Olinda-Monbulk Rd | 9751 0168 | Open 7 days 9.30am - 5pm
Seasons Restaurant at Cloudehill provides a unique dining experience using the best and freshest local produce. Overlooking picturesque Cloudehill Gardens, Seasons Restaurant is an inviting dining experience throughout the year. Enjoy a delicious meal in the warm and friendly restaurant, or sitting on our glorious terrace. The inclusion of a new kitchen garden at Cloudehill has been a great inspiration for us as we continue to create dishes reflective of fantastic seasonal and local produce. Seasons is a fully licensed venue and has a changing wine list throughout the year of local wines provided by Olinda Cellars.
540 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd | 9751 0999 | Mon-Sat 10am-8pm Sun 11am-6pm
Can’t make it to the Yarra Valley wineries - don’t worry because it’s all here in Olinda. Olinda Cellars has a reputation as one of Melbourne’s finest boutique wine specialists. A family business that prides itself on being one of the last true wine cellars constantly searching for the best products from family owned and produced boutique vineyards. They have sensational wines from all over Australia, with a great collection of hard to find vintage wines, quality cleanskins, boutique local beers and Australian Spirits. Pop in on a Friday night for a tasting.
Restaurants in Mt DandenongPerfect for a Romantic Dinner | Kid Friendly with Kids Menu | Great for Larger Groups | Has outdoor dining that welcomes dogs
SkyHigh Restaurant & Bistro
26 Observatory Road | $7 Gate Fee Open Daily from 9am (8am weekends)
Get some Perspective & Escape the noise and pressures of the concrete jungle. Enjoy the stunning views over Melbourne with the unparalleled vista from the SkyHigh Bistro at lunchtime and Restaurant in the evening. Take a leisurely walk through the gardens and visit our special Secret Garden. Our Bistro and Restaurant offers the best of modern Australian cuisine in a relaxed environment. We gladly cater for gluten-friendly and vegetarian guests, and those with other dietary requirements. See the Packages section for special SkyHigh Dinner with Stretch Limousine Transfer Packages.
Pig and Whistle Tavern
1429 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd | 9751 2366 | Open 7 Days 11am - 11pm
Fantastic on a cold mountain day with the roaring fire and large selection of English ales to choose from. You would be forgiven for thinking you had crossed the globe and were actually sitting in an English pub. A true tavern and restaurant with a warm family oriented environment offering the best of English pubs and Australian hospitality. With a menu to keep you warm, all the favourites are on the menu including roast pork belly, fish and chips and steak and guiness pie.
Restaurants in SassafrasPerfect for a Romantic Dinner | Kid Friendly with Kids Menu | Great for Larger Groups | Has outdoor dining that welcomes dogs
395 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd | 9755 1200 | Lunch & Afternoon Tea 11am-4pm
If you can't join us for lunch, come and enjoy our High Tea experience in the picturesque town of Sassafras, with its English style conservatory windows overlooking the gardens. Fortnums is perfect for a relaxing afternoon indulgence. You will be treated to a selection of savoury delights and sandwiches, followed by our famous scones, served with our own jam, and petite pastries with your choice of leaf tea or espresso coffee. High Tea is $49.50 per person and bookings are essential.
Ripe at Sassafras
376 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd | 9755 2100 | Open 7 days 8am-6pm
For a long time Ripe has been the place that the locals have wanted to keep just to themselves. The perfect place to hide away and have coffee with friends or a casual lunch. The secret is out and visitors are welcomed to a friendly, rustic and relaxing ambience, while indulging in a wide variety of local food and wine. Sit inside in one of the cosy rooms or sit outside on a bright day and soak up the atmosphere of Sassafras.
Restaurants in Ferny CreekPerfect for a Romantic Dinner | Kid Friendly with Kids Menu | Great for Larger Groups | Has outdoor dining that welcomes dogs
261 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd | 9755 3332 | Weds-Mon Early till 5pm
A very special organic bakehouse that mills it's own flour! The cafe serves all sorts of baked goods and meals and you can also takeaway. Drop in and see while ou are there - we are just at the back of the garden!
Restaurants in KallistaPerfect for a Romantic Dinner | Kid Friendly with Kids Menu | Great for Larger Groups | Has outdoor dining that welcomes dogs
Kallista Tea Rooms - Kallista
103 Monbulk Road | 9755 2659 | Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat & Sun 8am-5pm
Situated in the heart of the gorgeous township of Kallista, you'll find our beautiful art deco inspired building completed in 1950. Designed by eminent Melbourne architect, Frederick Romberg, it has now been brought to life with modern Australian local, organic cuisine. High Tea is served at 10am & 3pm daily and it's best to book. We aren't just tea, however. Come and enjoy some of the brilliant fresh produce we serve on our seasonal menus, paired with wines and beers sourced from the Yarra Valley and surrounding areas. You'll also find a pile of kids toys and drawings at Kallista Tea Rooms as they are welcome too.
Restaurants in Belgrave / Upwey / TecomaPerfect for a Romantic Dinner | Kid Friendly with Kids Menu | Great for Larger Groups | Has outdoor dining that welcomes dogs
Babaji's Kitchen - Belgrave
1644 Burwood Hwy | 8288 2982 | Sun-Thurs 12-8.30pm, Fri 12-9.30pm & Sat 12-3am
Melbourne’s favourite Indian street food truck now has a restaurant in Belgrave! Taking you to a land of coconut palms & spice, tropical Kerala, South India. Specialising in village style South Indian favourites, from dosa (lentil pancakes), to authentic curries and dishes you’ll only find on the street! Quirky, colourful & delicious; eat in, pick up take away or order home delivery. Team it with a night at the Cameo Cinema for an amazing night out. You won’t be disappointed!
The Main Corner - Upwey
43A Main St | 9752 6883 | Weds & Thurs 5pm-late | Fri 11am-3pm, 5pm-late | Sat & Sun 9am-3pm, 5pm-late
The best local produce along with some fabulous wines come together to create a unique Asian food experience. The philsophy is all about sharing food and enjoying the different cultural dishes that Chef Goongsy has painstakingly chosen. Tastes from China, Vietnam, Japan and Thailand and a Street Food Lunch Menu including Dumplings, Buns & Wraps and small bites or dinner with our larger dishes to share. Don’t miss the dessert menu with our Goongsy’s Chocolate spring rolls or our house made Ice Cream. Serving Breakfast over the weekends, families can try our Tiddly Winks breakfast.
Saffron Cottage - Tecoma
1565 Burwood Highway | 9754 8388 | Dinner 7 Days from 5pm
Nestled in the foothills sits an Indian restaurant with a difference, Saffron Cottage. Specialising in North Indian cuisine with many of the traditional favourites, as well as “signature” dishes which have been created by in house. All the ingredients are selected to enhance and complement the extensive menu selections. Only using fresh produce, top grade lean meats and a blend of local and imported spices. All dishes are cooked a-la-carte, allowing you to choose mild, medium or hot for most items and catering to those requiring gluten free dishes.
Le Voltaire Bistro Francais - Belgrave
1677 Burwood Hwy | 9754 7007 | Weds-Sat 6pm-11pm Sun 12pm-5pm
Delightful intimate French Bistro snuggled into the main street of Belgrave. Authentic traditional French food and wine. Come and have a glass of wine and sit back and enjoy live acoustic music on Sundays from 2pm - 5pm.
Bensons - Belgrave
1170 Burwood Highway | 03 9754 2726 | Breakfast & Lunch 7 Days | Dinner Tues-Sat
Bensons is a casual dining restaurant in the heart of Belgrave offering eclectic Modern Australian cuisine and warm hospitality.
Chocolate Sensation - Belgrave
1700 Burwood Highway | 9754 1174 | Mon-Fri 5am-4.30pm | Sat & Sun 6am - 4pm
A Patisserie with a difference, Belgrave’s acclaimed Chocolate Sensation brings a range of quality food and delicious hot and cold beverages for all to enjoy. Ranging from the most decadent to organic and nutritious, sure to bring delight to any palate. French trained pastry chef Julian Thomas and his dedicated team of apprentices work hard from the early hours of the morning to bring their traditional style of breads, pastries and cakes to life.
Restaurants in MontrosePerfect for a Romantic Dinner | Kid Friendly with Kids Menu | Great for Larger Groups | Has outdoor dining that welcomes dogs
Mary Eats Cake - Montrose
13 Leith Road | 8394 5661 | Tues-Fri 9am-4pm Sat & Sun 10am-6pm
A country glam tea house in the leafy suburb of Montrose. Perfect for birthday celebrations, weddings, hen's parties and baby showers. Our much loved High Tea experience includes four fresh savoury items, fresh scones with jam and cream, three desserts and an unlimited selection of artisan teas. You can personalise your experience by adding coffee, French sparkling, cocktails, fruit & cheese boards or flower crown workshops! High Tea times are Tues-Fri at 1pm and Sat & Sun at 10am, 1pm and 4pm. We serve A La Carte all other times.
Restaurants in Avonsleigh / Gembrook / EmeraldPerfect for a Romantic Dinner | Kid Friendly with Kids Menu | Great for Larger Groups | Has outdoor dining that welcomes dogs
Bam Bam Italian - Avonsleigh
445 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd | 5968 4717 | Open Daily from 8am-10pm
A fantastic modern Italian restaurant providing breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week. Service is quick and easy and the atmosphere is fun. Brought to you by the hospitality folk behind The General Food Store. Well worth the drive or a drop for lunch or a snack in while exploring the Dandenong Ranges. The kids will love it as it has an indoor playground and menu just for them!
The Independent - Gembrook
79 Main Street | 5968 1110 | Wed-Thur from 5.30pm Fri-Sun 12pm-late
The Independent is a casual restaurant and bar found at Puffing Billy’s last stop - Gembrook. It’s a food hub, with menus designed by Argentinian chef- Mauro Callegari. Produce is sourced as local as possible, for guests to enjoy a seasonal sharing menu. Mauro’s dishes are influenced by his upbringing in Argentina, and passion for Spanish, Italian, Creole and North African flavours. The Independent offers a $60 set menu for lunch and dinner which is designed daily by Mauro, Manuel, and the kitchen team sourcing seasonal produce available to Gembrook.
Restaurants in the Yarra ValleyPerfect for a Romantic Dinner | Kid Friendly with Kids Menu | Great for Larger Groups | Has outdoor dining that welcomes dogs
Stones of the Yarra Valley - Coldstream
14 St Huberts Rd | 8727 3000 | Dinner Fri & Sat from 6.30pm | Lunch Sat & Sun 12-3.30pm
Rising from the rustic, weather-beaten remnants of a barn left idle for generations, Stones of the Yarra Valley has emerged as the region’s premiere food and wine destination. With uninterrupted views across vines to the blue-tinged Great Divide, Stones of the Yarra Valley is located on one of the most picturesque and historic properties in the Yarra Valley, combining two superb restaurants – The Barn and The Stables at Stones – with a stunning rough-rendered Chapel and Dairy nestled under century-old oak trees.
Eleonore’s at Chateau Yering - Yering
42 Melba Highway | 9237 3333 | Dinner 7 Days from 6pm
Eleonore’s Restaurant is elegant, with a menu designed by our creative team of award winning chefs to delight your taste buds. The creative choice of ingredients and their daring combinations will ensure your dining experience in Eleonore’s Restaurant will be long remembered. Guests not staying in the hotel are very welcome, however reservations are essential. The ideal location for any special occasion!. Please note that there is a 10% surcharge for public holidays.
Innocent Bystander - Healesville
334 Maroondah Hwy | 5999 9222 | Open 7 days 10am-10pm
Innocent Bystander Cellar Door is also where we live our gastronomic philosophy: great wine needs great food. Located in the centre of Healesville our restaurant is the heart and soul of our bustling cellar door complex. Our philosophy in the kitchen is the same as in our winery - showcase the best quality produce available. Our menu pays tribute to some of the finest ingredients available both locally and abroad. Work your way through the wood-fired pizzas, tapas and salumi, and pay close attention to the carefully chosen guest wine list and global beer selection to compliment our culinary creations.