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7 Hillcrest Ave, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
+61 3 9439 7712
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Hidden away....

Montsalvat is hidden away in the back streets of Eltham. It's extremely quiet and tranquil. An old... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kate H
Melbourne, Australia
Wow Wedding!

A wonderful wedding comprises so many elements. As the arranger, you can only control the selection... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
John M
Brisbane, Australia
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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7 Hillcrest Ave, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
+61 3 9439 7712
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Montsalvat is hidden away in the back streets of Eltham. It's extremely quiet and tranquil. An old artist colony that still has many different artists working out of it

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A wonderful wedding comprises so many elements. As the arranger, you can only control the selection of the venue but from that virtually all flows. Our daughter chose Montsalvat after much comparing and it was an inspired choice. Yes, it looks a little "worn" but...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We had our family and friends outing to celebrate passed loved ones booked well in advance for lunch at Montsalvat. On confirming the day before we were told that there was no booking for us and that we could only do breakfast. Disappointed!! Food was...More

Thank Dilly D
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Several old and interesting buildings where artists used to live. I was told that there are still a couple of artists working on the premises. Big open spaces and lovely open fires in some of the buildings. I will visit again another time. It's worth...More

Thank didimckeown
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had not been to Montsalvat for decades I guess, but seeing as we were already in Eltham for lunch we decided to drop in to Montsalvat. It was a rather steamy stormy autumd Tuesday in Melbourne so there were very few people actually present...More

Thank itho9217
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Hadn't been for years and wanted to rekindle my interest - it's a wonderful old building and grounds but had breakfast first and I lost any "appetite" for staying - like the past reviewers, think there should be some concession for diners

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

restaurant: Breakfast ok but toast not toasted! Also, wanted to pay 50/50 on credit cards even eftpos refused this time!Unlikely to visit again because as said few weeks earlier they did lunch 50/50. Some staff not exactly friendly

Thank imskip
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Just wanted a quick stroll after eating breakfast at the cafe. Turns out they want $14 per person. I get that money is required for up keep, a small donation would be reasonable if you weren't dining on the grounds already, I've been previously and...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Beautiful old buildings and grounds. Was a little disappointed that we couldn't get into the great hall as there was a wedding on so I'd suggest ringing before hand to check availability. Little old chapel was delightful. Grounds have some peacocks roaming around. Thought the...More

Thank Jody B
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Not far from Melbourne is a unique old estate that dates back to the 1930's - set up as an artists colony but built as a replica of some strange 19th century dream, it is very impressive in a solid Victorian sort of way. The...More

Thank David D
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