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Coonara Springs Restaurant

129 Olinda-Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
+61 3 9751 1686
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
129 Olinda-Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time we've been to Coonara Springs. It was our anniversary and we'd had a lovely time last visit. We were welcomed at the door but no-one offered to take our coats/hat, so we had to lie them on the bench seat...More

Thank Chookybirdy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just for those wondering it is not byo, the restaurant should have mentioned it on TripAdvisor to save confusion but still a lovely experience.

Thank yvettemb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect setting, Food just Divine. What a wonderful experience for young and old. Just loved it.Will go back with the rest of the family.

Thank Christine O
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

My wife & I dinned here on the Wednesday bistro night. Everything from the knowledgeable ,friendly ,personable staff , the magnificent set menu food and the beautiful well maintained, historical building was A1 . To top it off it is in a magnificent setting ,...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 7 April 2018

I had an old Age 'eat out' review from 2016 that rated this as 14/20 but from today's experience I'd give it 17/20. My 2 companions had the Sous Vide grass fed beef and the cod fish and I had the duck breast - this...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

The views from here are phenominal! It is not cheap to eat here, however if you want to treat your loved one, this is the place to do it. Great service, food is absolutely spot on- menu caters to all varieties, cooked to perfection, presentation...More

1  Thank Brad C
Reviewed 22 March 2018

This being the third time I have dined here I was circumspect as to whether standards had slipped. I need not have feared. As with the previous two occasions the service was outstanding , the food a delight, the surroundings stunning and the wine recommended...More

Thank nw05250
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We capped off a 3 day stay at nearby Moorabinda Lodge (only 150 m away) taking advantage of the Wednesday 'chef's Choice' 3 course lunch. A tasty and competently presented spread satisfied our group of 10. The starter of grilled watermelon was a quirky one,...More

Thank orkydd
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Where to start!!! Divine food, knowledgeable gorgeous staff and a stunning setting. A destination restaurant complimented by the picturesque drive through the Dandenong Hills. A lovely chat with the Chef revealed some of the reasons the food was so divine. Sourcing many of their ingredients...More

Thank alnnix
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Four of us had spent quite some time walking in the Dandenong’s on Saturday afternoon and we thought we would try and go to a nice restaurant for dinner...not knowing what was around, we call one of our children and they recommended Coonara. Well…. we...More

Thank lcostabi
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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
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Average prices
US$15 - US$37
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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
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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