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Wombat Hill House

Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens | Central Springs Road, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #14 of 46 restaurants in Daylesford
Cuisines: Australian, International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Telephone + 61 3 4373 0099
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Telephone + 61 3 4373 0099
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English first
Daylesford, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A gorgeous spot for lunch, great staff and very warm ambience. My partner and I enjoyed salads, flathead tails and fries with a lovely matched Gewurtztraminer from Granite Hills. The flathead was perfect as we're the crispy fries and loved the look of the pizzas which I will definitely have a of at next time. Good stuff!

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sydney
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76 reviews 76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The botanical gardens are small but idyllic. Wombat Hill House is a little cafe in the middle. It's a steep hill from the centre of Daylesford, but not difficult to walk up if you have a moderate amount of fitness. The cafe was good, but probably not the best we ate at while in Daylesford. I ate the homemade crumpets... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Wombat Hill House is 'hidden' amongst the trees at the top of the hill in the beautiful Botanical Gardens. The house itself is beautifully designed in soothing blue-and-white tones, with warm wood, stone and a cosy fireplace. There's a gorgeous vine-covered terrace area, or courtyard you can eat in – if the Daylesford weather permits – complete with vegie gardens.... More

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Larissa W, Manager at Wombat Hill House, responded to this review

Hey thanks for your feedback. We hope to see you back at Wombat soon. More

Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Lovely garden settings, decor and delicious food. definitely one of my favourites as a local :) and wonderfully thick old style bacon!

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Larissa W, Manager at Wombat Hill House, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! Looking forward to seeing you at Wombat again soon! More

Melbourne
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We attended a wedding here and were so impressed with this lovely place. The service could not be better and the food was terrific and there was plenty for even the biggest eaters. The cafe is in the Botanic gardens and we went back there for a delicious breakfast the next morning. If you are looking for a beautiful spot,... More

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LHManager, Manager at Wombat Hill House, responded to this review

Wow thank-you for the great response. We do love a party & how wonderful to be given the opportunity to celebrate with such a lovely group! Weddings at our little Wombat Hill House are just a delight! More

Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Great brunch spot in Daylesford from Alla Wolf-Tasker of Lake House ilk. Set at the top of Wombat Hill in the gardens with views of the Dayleford township and surrounds. Breakfast offers the usuals of eggs on toast with a gourmet selection of sides including chorizo sausage, black pudding, and home made baked beans. Generously large cakes, scones and other... More

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Larissa W, Manager at Wombat Hill House, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for posting a review. We're delighted you enjoyed our cafe. The gardens are certainly beautiful and going from strength to strength. We hope to see you back here soon. More

adelaide
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Well placed in the Wombat Hill Gardens this cafe well complements a visit. Healthy salads and interesting menu options together with quality coffee make this place a good to spend a lazy couple of hours.

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Sydney, Australia
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341 reviews 341 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

A gorgeous location in the local botanical gardens. Food innovative and delicious. A tip, grab your table number from a table before ordering at the counter. A sunny day up here amongst the gardens is most enjoyable. Service good as well.

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ararat
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Had a very lovely lunch. Really nice setting . 1 staff member a male was so helpful and cheery were as the lady that took our order grumpy, maybe she was having a bad day. Food was lovely but a tad pricey for what you get. 8/10 for food and setting

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Wellington, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We were delighted we made the effort to find Wombat Hill House on a wintry Sunday morning shrouded in mist on the hill that is home to the botanical gardens above Daylesford. I'm sure the view is splendid on a clear day but that did not matter. A fire made it warm and cheerful inside the weatherboard house and there... More

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