Coonara Springs is a iconic seven acre property set in the Dandenong Ranges with magnificent views of the Yarra Valley. The restaurant offers contemporary Australian cuisine founded on a philosophy of house made, locally sourced produce that celebrates the regions offerings.
Our personalised gift vouchers are a great way to treat someone special. These can be purchased at the restaurant, or simply contact us with your personalised wording and we can send them out your behalf. We accept any value over $25.
Enjoy the charm of Coonara Springs, an early selectors property, bakery and coach station that has a history of hospitality dating back to the 1920’s when Mrs Faulds and Mrs Hall opened the Coonara Springs Tea Gardens. The property has been lovingly restored to celebrate its vibrant history.
Guests can enjoy access to our cool climate gardens, with outdoor dining in summer under shady trees, garden rooms or simply relax on our floating deck to absorb magnificent views of the Yarra Valley. Take time to experience our working kitchen gardens, smokehouse, outdoor ovens or take a walk to the natural spring.
Coonara Springs offers contemporary Australian cuisine in an elegant dining room overlooking expansive gardens. Our menu changes seasonally with al la carte, a garden offering on the weekends and the popular chefs bistro menu on Wednesdays. Larger groups can enjoy harvest tables or a selection of grazing plates to share. We cater to all requirements where possible.
Only 45 minutes from Melbourne, Coonara Springs is an ideal destination for an day trip, escape from the city or just that special occasion. Located midway on the Olinda Monbulk Road (known to cyclists as The Wall), Coonara Springs is an the perfect place to relax and enjoy a meal when visiting the renowned cool climate public gardens of the Dandenongs such as Park Victorias National Rhododendron Gardens, Pirianda Gardens, Ricketts Sanctuary or the world class Cloudehill Nursery.
Our events page highlights our calendar of live music, public holidays and special events throughout the year. Booking ahead is suggested for public holidays and Mothers Day..”
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