Renowned chef Ben Higgs, leads a passionate team to provide a unique culinary experience. Specialising in modern Australian cuisine with strong classical French accents, Ben strives to use localised seasonal produce and sustainable food primarily from the rich soils of the Yarra Valley and Ranges. Expect foods that are flavour driven and excite the palate, complemented by many hard to find wines and vintages from local boutique vineyards. Pick up a Take Away Menu and enjoy Wild Oak in the comfort of the cottage.
As unique dining experience using the best and freshest local produce. Overlooking picturesque Cloudehill Gardens, Seasons 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.
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.
Copperfields caters for all styles of dining from the famous Devonshire Tea, to an antipasto platter to share right up to the 5 Treasures Crayfish Platter. Father and son chefing team, Mark and Shane, insists on using free-range produce, including King Island Beef, Glenloth Chicken, Otway Pork and other world-renowned Australian produce. Copperfields also specialises in Seafood including King Island Crayfish Husband and wife team, Mark and Kim, offer quality, value and old-fashioned hospitality, in a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
In the heart of Olinda, drop in for a casual lunch by the roaring fire during winter or outside in the undercover dining area during the warmer months. The perfect spot for afternoon coffee and cake whilst exploring the shops of Olinda.
The Piggery Café has been designed in a warm and rustic manner with touches of modernity. Outside a slew of tables lie under heating strobes looking out to lawn bowls, croquet and bocce pitches. Look even further across the 23-hectare estate and into the distance and you’ll spot the 500-tree trufferie, extensive vegetable gardens and an emu enclosure with the grand ambition of sourcing the eggs to use in the Piggery Café dishes.
508 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda
An ethically focused, vibrant cafe found in an historic building tucked away in the leafy surrounds of Belgrave. Earthly Pleasures Café captures the essence of the hills café culture, picturesque setting and delicious inventive menu. Competing with Melbourne's highest standards of coffee and showcasing local craft beers and excellent Victorian wines. A stalwart of the area, it doubles as a friendly breakfast and lunch spot by day, and an exclusive function venue by night, making full use of its picturesque surrounds, outdoor terraces and gardens.
Bookings: 03 9751 1003
Lunch: Weds-Sun 11.30am-3pm
Dinner: Fri-Sun 6.30pm-11pm
Afternoon Tea: Sat-Sun 3.30pm-5.30pm
One of the hills most famous attractions, step into another world at The Cuckoo. Decorated with the charm of a Bavarian chalet, The Cuckoo is a 400 seat licensed restaurant serving an abundance of food in a traditional smorgasbord with an amazing range of cakes and pastries made fresh daily. Enjoy live entertainment daily and our famous Floor Show including the slap dance and yodeling equal to any in Switzerland or Bavaria. Always fun, always welcoming, with first class friendly service!
The Portet family boasts ten consecutive generations of winemaking that began in Bordeaux in the 18th century. Today, the Portet name is most closely associated with the Yarra Valley where father and son team Dominique and Ben Portet, respectively ninth and tenth generation winemakers, run a successful family winery. The Winery has a Mediterranean atmosphere where simple lunches are enjoyed, wine tastings, barrel tastings and vintage tours are all part of the busy winery. We have tours and tastings to offer you for your enjoyment.