Yarra Valley Restaurants
Yarra Valley Restaurants. Review by popular location, cuisine, features, map & book direct with the venue of your choice.
Planning lunch or dinner out with friends? Yarra Valley has some of the best dining options including restaurants that offer everything from fine dining to cheap casual lunches with a glass of wine. Choose from some of the best venues in Yarra Valley via location, cuisine or features.
Ezard At Levantine Hill
Ezard at Levantine Hill is a gastronomic partnership between hatted chef Teage Ezard and Levantine Hill Estate. Levantine Hill is one of the most visually remarkable and exquisite destinations you will ever find. Set amid the rolling hills of the Yarra Valley and surrounded by picturesque vineyards, it offers the perfect setting for your next event. Teage Ezard has taken his famed gourmet experience outside the city limits to offer locals and visitors to the Yarra Valley the perfect dining match to Levantine Hill’s critically acclaimed wines. In amongst the stunning bucolic vineyard views, visitors can enjoy Levantine Hill wines matched to dishes inspired by the classic food styles of Europe, which Teage Ezard has enhanced with new flavours and combinations. The architecture has been personally designed by renowned architect Karl Fender of Fender Katsalidis Architects and interiors were meticulously designed by Molecule. The 100 metre sweep of the curved roof of the venue and the private barrel-like tasting booths reference the sleek curves of a wine barrel. On offer are two dining spaces. The All Day Dining space offers sharing plates to be enjoyed with great wine and company. The Signature Restaurant offers a five course and eight course tasting menu perfectly matched to Levantine Hill wines.
Flowerdale Estate is situated approximately 100kms or 70mins drive north of Melbourne CBD, and one hour from Tullamarine Airport. We sit in close proximity to the Yarra Valley, Victorias magnificent High Country and the Goulburn River Valley tourist and wine regions. For this very reason, Flowerdale Estate is a popular B&B option for weekend escapes. see our Accommodation and Specials.
Rochford Wines Yarra Valley
Rochford Winery in the heart of Victoria’s Yarra Valley is more than just a winery – it is a total experience! Often identified with the iconic Australian “Day On the Green” music festivals, Rochford Winery is situated in one of the most stunning regions in Australia with breathtaking panoramic views of the Great Dividing Ranges. Located less than an hour’s drive from Melbourne, Rochford Winery is synonymous with innovative events, food, wine and the glorious beauty of the Yarra Valley. The Winery showcases a restaurant, cafe and patio, cellar door, retail shop, wine club, art gallery and expansive natural amphitheatre and observation tower.
Yering Station was originally established in 1838 as Victoria's first vineyard and today, this family owned Winery Tourism Complex is reaching new heights. Beyond the manicured gardens lies the contemporary stone edifice, which houses the Wine Bar Restaurant and the winemaking facilities, seen through the viewing platforms. The restaurant's cuisine is modern with the emphasis on regional produce. The seasonal menu is designed to compliment Yering Station wines. The converted old winery building comprises a Produce Store show casing local produce, dynamic Art Gallery raising money for the Royal children's hospital, Matt's Bar the perfect place to enjoy a casual glass of wine with a gourmet snack and the Cellar Door. This is where you can taste the full range of the estate's award-winning wines, Barak's Bridge, Yering Station and Yarra Edge, along with the critically acclaimed traditional method, Yarrabank. Amongst other things, the barn hosts the forever-popular Regional Farmers market every 3rd Sunday of the month. Yering Station operates seven days.
With majestic sweeping views of Yarra Valley's finest vineyards, surrounding Victorian mountain ranges, stunning skylines and set in the picturesque dress circle of the acclaimed Yarra Valley, Tokar Estate is an ideal location in which to relax, soak up natures beauty, taste some exquisite wines and sample the most exotic cuisine this side of the Mediterranean.
Since its founding in 1978, Victoria's Oakridge has been making wine in the Yarra Valley and has evolved to be an outstanding winery, regularly producing wines of exemplary quality and supported by a welcoming cellar door and restaurant. The contemporary restaurant gives way to the most stunning views the estate has to offer. With every turn of the season, our chef Jose Chavez adapts the menu by creating a selection of dishes guaranteed to excite your palate with cuisine relating to the surrounding produce and flavours of the Valley. Oakridge is a perfect location to for any special occasion. Either casual or formal, the restaurant dining room can seat up to 50 people for a sit down meal or up to 70 for a cocktail party. The cellar door area can also be utilised for bookings of up to 120 for a cocktail style celebration or 70 seated guests.
At Zonzo, the traditional Italian custom of the ‘shared table’ brings friends and family together to indulge in the very best of authentic Italian cuisine and premium wine. Situated within Zonzo Estate winery in the stunning Yarra Valley, Zonzo is surrounded by forty-five acres of vines and luscious lawn that not only provides picturesque views, but the opportunity for both adults and children to enjoy. Specialising in Italian cuisine, the Zonzo Menu boasts many delicious and authentic flavours, a true highlight being the wood-fired pizzas. In April 2016, Zonzo Estate proudly release their first ever estate wines. Included in this release was: Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon, all of which are receiving encouraging reviews. Zonzo Estate is also recognized as an award winning wedding reception, and has consecutively been named the Victorian State WINNER in the Restaurant Reception Category of the Australian Bridal Industry Awards for 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
Located only an hour from Melbourne CBD, Innocent Bystander is an award winning restaurant & wine bar. In the centre of Healesville (you won’t find any vineyard views here) 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.
De Bortoli Yarra Valley Estate
The name Locale (pron Low-car-leh), reflects not only the De Bortoli family's Italian heritage but also the restaurant's philosophy of sourcing the best local Victorian, seasonal and organic produce. Sourcing this excellent local produce is a job that is made easier because of Locale's position in the Yarra Valley, an abundant region full of people producing great quality ingredients from quail and salmon to beautifully fresh mascarpone from Yea and trout from Buxton. The philosophy behind Locale is a perfect match with the De Bortoli belief of moving towards sustainable, environmentally aware farming and winemaking practices. The fresh new look of the dining room with its neutral tones, carpeted and tiled areas and airy light-filled spaces allow customers to fully focus on the excellent views and the ingredient-driven Italian dishes on the menu.
About an hour north-east of Melbourne lies a region known as The Yarra Valley. Here we make some of the world's most celebrated wine in one of the most picturesque locations in Australia. Our farmers grow superb produce, and the blue-tinged mountains that surround our vineyards and orchards contain mountain ash forests that pre-date European settlement. In the heart of the Yarra Valley between the hamlets of Yarra Glen and Healesville lies a quiet country road called St Huberts, and if you take a turn at number 12 you'll discover one of the region's most exciting new destinations. From the family who brought you Stones of the Yarra Valley and The Stables at Stones comes Meletos, a regional café, gourmet pizzeria, intimate events space and 23-room boutique guesthouse. With its walled gardens, rows of crabapple trees and raised vegetable beds, Meletos has taken an abandoned collection of century old-farm buildings and created something truly extraordinary. Sharing our superb precinct are the Napoleone Brewers, a family-owned microbrewery producing beautiful hand-crafted ales on-site.
Bulong Estate is located in the Upper Yarra Valley Victoria, an area recognised as being one of the best in the Yarra Valley for the production of high quality cool climate grapes. Since 1995 we have been growing grapes here and our family-owned and run Estate has been dedicated to making high quality wine since 2002. Bulong Estate is now a destination in its own right. With spectacular views to the Yarra Ranges and Mount Donna Buang, the Winery, Cellar door and Restaurant is the perfect place to relax with quality food and wine.
Gracie's Restaurant @ Flowerdale Estate
Whether you are dining with friends or having a romantic dinner for two, Gracies offers a dining experience like no other. Set in a traditional Australian homestead style Gracies offers seating for up to 50 people in the main dining room. Open on Friday and Saturday evenings and for Breakfast and High Tea on Sunday, bookings are essential.
Paynes Rise Wines in the Upper Yarra Valley is a boutique winery specialising in small batch wines produced from carefully selected fruit from their vineyard in Seville, Victoria. It is the realisation of many years of hard work, dedication and passion of Tim and Narelle Cullen. Paynes Rise endeavour to produce varietal fruit driven wines with complexity, that are expressive of the vineyards unique qualities and upper Yarra cool climate. The very inviting cellar door is incorporated into the 1860′s homestead and property of Seville’s first settler, Thomas Payne. Our visitors have the opportunity to wander through the original house and outbuildings.
Old world charm with new world style, this classic country Victorian hotel is at the heart of the Yarra Valley. With it's outstanding food and wine the hotel is the ideal base from which to explore the region. The hotel looks out on the main street of Healesville like a grand old lady, the front bar is made up of a series of rooms with pressed metal ceilings, polished floors & persian rugs. In winter the bar is warm & cosy with several open fires while in the warmer months the fabulous garden of the hotel a favourite spot to while away a sunny afternoon or balmy summers night. The Harvest Bar & Garden's food and wine menu offers seasonal & regional cooking featuring many pub classics with a twist. Our fish & chips are made with coopers beer batter, the steaks are dry aged by our butcher, the chorizo sausages are handmade filled with spanish spiced pork & served with green olive & potato salad. The Hotel bar plays host to some fabulous dishes see our current menu to the right- Food is available every day from midday till 9pm. For something a bit more formal, Quince Dining is our new approach to smart, seasonal dining at the Healesville Hotel. Quince Dining embraces with a classical style and warm ambience - soaring pressed metal ceilings, crisp white linen, french wicker chairs and classic dark wood bentwoods. The room welcomes with an abundance of flowers & fresh produce from local farms & gardens and at night the room twinkles under candle light, in winter the open fires roar, in summer the dining-room spills to the courtyard with clothed tables & lamplight.
Stones of the Yarra Valley
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 Victorian 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 – with a stunning rough-rendered Chapel and Dairy nestled under century-old oak trees.