Restaurants

Restaurants near Mt Dandenong & Yarra Ranges

With the number of world renowned restaurants within a few minutes’ drive from Lakeside Cottage you are truly spoilt for choice. Many wineries have onsite restaurants and offer local produce combined with magnificent views of the Yarra Valley.

The view of Melbourne as far as the bay from Sky High Restaurant at the top of Mt Dandenong is spectacular both day and night.

Click here to enlarge the map opposite to see more restaurants the attractions the Dandenongs Yarra Valley has to offer.

Wineries Near Lakeside Cottage Luxury B&B

The Yarra Valley region is home to numerous wineries showcasing award winning wines. Couple this with cider, beer and cheese tasting and you have the perfect reason to spend a day or a week in the region sampling world class food and wine. Boutique wineries and cellar door tastings offer a huge variety with no two wineries offering the same experience. Warm yourself up this winter with a fun day shared with friends while ambling along country roads from one winery to the next. Return to Lakeside Cottage Luxury B & B and slip into a bubbly spa and pop the cork on your new favourite drop.  http://www.debortoli.com.au

Tokar Estate – Coldstream

A sparkling jewel in Victoria’s Yarra Valley wine region, Tokar Estate is synonymous with success. Sun-drenched afternoons in the vineyards and star-studded nights filled with fine dining, faultless wines and breathtaking scenery await, so don’t delay and venture out to Tokar Estate http://www.tokarestate.com.au   Map

Sky High Restaurant

Get some Perspective & Escape the noise and pressures of the concrete jungle.  Less than one hour from the Melbourne CBD you can be SkyHigh – on the uppermost reach of the Dandenong Ranges, amid cool fern glades and lush towering native forest, looking at the big picture, from the Mornington Peninsula across the majestic sweep of Port Phillip Bay, surrounded by Melbourne’s growing urban fringes, to the You Yangs on the southern horizon.  After sunset the southern sky, brilliant in the clear mountain night, is imitated by a spectacular carpet of city lights. www.skyhighmtdandenong.com.au
16 minutes from Lakeside Cottage Luxury B&B Map

Kelly’s Bar & Kitchen – Olinda

With a warm, homely log-cabin feel; Kelly’s is a great place to stop in for a hearty meal when you’re visiting Mt Dandenong. Locals and tourists alike are drawn to Kelly’s for nights filled with live music, satisfying food and an extensive range of wines and beer on offer. After a long day of adventuring through the Dandenong Ranges, there’s nothing better than curling up by the fire at Kelly’s Bar and Kitchen. http://www.kellysbarandkitchen.com.au   Map

Wild Oak

The Wild Oak Restaurant and Wine Bar is situated in picturesque Olinda, on top of Mt Dandenong in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges, a 50 min scenic drive from Melbourne. The owner, award winning chef Ben Higgs, leads a passionate and dedicated team to provide diners with a truly unique culinary experience.
Ben is passionate about the quality of fresh local produce. He believes that these high quality ingredients enable Wild Oak to create a unique and exquisite culinary experience. www.wildoak.com.au   Map

The Cuckoo

The Cuckoo is within easy reach of Melbourne nestled in the stunning Dandenong Ranges, an ideal venue for all celebrations and for tour groups. Open nearly every day of the year, the Cuckoo offers a delicious international smorgasbord prepared by first class chefs in a warm and welcoming family atmosphere. Decorated in the style of a Bavarian Chalet and with staff dressed in traditional costume.

The Cuckoo has been attracting visitors from all over the world for over 55 years! Daily live entertainment: music and a floor show, cow bells ringing & yodeling equal to any in Bavaria. www.cuckoorestaurant.com.au   Map