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Coonara Springs Restaurant

129 Olinda-Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
+61 3 9751 1686
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb” (7 reviews)
“souffle” (4 reviews)
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European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
129 Olinda-Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first night's dinner in Australia could not have been better. A gourmet treat. Short drive from the center of Olinda. Wednesday was chef's three course night meal - and what a meal. Lamb, local fresh veggies, hand made desert. Menus on other days offer...More

Thank Ralff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there a bit out of the blue, our beautiful treehouse airbnb being just 700 m away, and wow were we greeted by a wonderful surprise. The garden is gorgeous, with beautifully landscaped terraces. The restaurant is in an old house, and it still...More

Thank LoicS75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch on a nice sunny Spring Saturday. The restaurant was housed in a nice oldish cottage in Olinda with a dining room of full glass windows overlooking the nicely manicured garden and in one corner at the back, there was a gap between...More

Thank DeepseaGiantSquid
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Had the leek and feta philo tart to start with followed by the sous vide beef The star of the show however was the raspberry soufflé - - magnificent. We could hear the manual beating of whisks for some while while we ate our main...More

Thank CondorSydney
csr129, General Manager at Coonara Springs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Many thanks for sharing your experience.... yes, please visit again to enjoy another souffle perhaps, and stay at Moorabinda Lodge! This can be booked through Valley ranges Getaways....

Reviewed 5 October 2017

A group of friends travelling around Mount Dandenong were delighted to discover the Coonara Springs Restaurant nestled in the quiet country location of Olinda. The establishment is situated on several acres with beautiful gardens and they even grow their own produce and serve fresh tasty...More

2  Thank GregCronulla
csr129, Owner at Coonara Springs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Many thanks Greg for sharing your experience - yes we agree, our chef Adrian is exceptional! We hope to see you again soon..

Reviewed 1 October 2017

Celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary here, what a truly amazing dining experience. We had main and dessert and every single morsel was truly fabulous. Staff were friendly and service was lovely. Thank you for a memorable night.

Thank Tracy J
csr129, Owner at Coonara Springs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

HI Tracy, we are so happy that you enjoyed your special evening - thank you for sharing your experience...

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Stunning gardens and amazing food. We had the duck, which was great. Cocktails are good too. Great on a sunny day...........

Thank natalietost
csr129, Owner at Coonara Springs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thanks for sharing Natalie, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had a great time celebrating a birthday and we were all blown away with the views, the food and the location! Great atmosphere!

Thank andrewhQ741ZP
csr129, Owner at Coonara Springs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

HI Andrew, We are delighted that you enjoyed your afternoon - we look forward to welcoming you again soon..

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch. The food was really good and the view was just amazing! It was just a bit over priced. Also it was a bit difficult to get the attention of the staff for ordering drinks.More

Thank Gazzi P
csr129, Owner at Coonara Springs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for sharing - we hope that next time we are able to attend to you with more efficiency... our Bistro day on a Wednesday is our value offering - 3 course for $50 of local and freshly sourced produce - we hope you...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Comfortable seating with views on the beautiful garden and a very warm and friendly welcome set the scene for what was to become one of the best dining experiences we had. You know you are in for something good when you look at the menu...More

Thank GertDL
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6 July 2017|
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Response from Prudigirl | Reviewed this property |
No, you will have to get a taxi.
11 October 2016|
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Response from csr129 | Property representative |
Yes, thank you all, we are licensed but accept BYO..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Olinda-Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9751 1686
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A destination restaurant set in seven acres of landscaped gardens with views over the Yarra Valley. Modern Australian food with a hint of nostalgia from the past. The 90 year old weatherboard property has recently been restored, celebrating its glorious history of entertaining since the 1920's. Enjoy the light filled restaurant floor overlooking the gardens, the lounge rooms next to open fires in winter or the private dining room for special events and weddings. Adrian the chef prides himself on both growing and making, follow a produce to plate philosophy, tending his veggies in our extensive growing areas which guests can walk around. Don't forget a visit to the spring if you feel like a longer walk, and book our outdoor dining tables during the summer months. Enjoy locally sourced wines, home made breads, butters and ice-cream! Amanda or one of our team look forward to welcoming you to Coonara Springs.
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