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Wombat Hill House

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Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens | Central Springs Road, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: Telephone + 61 3 4373 0099

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hidden Gem

Hidden away in the Botanic Gardens is the Wombat Hill House Cafe. Its well worth the adventure to find it. Its a hidden gem, so take your camera, stunning decor . Lovely diverse menu, and friendly staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Susan P
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Melbourne, Australia
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Gisborne, Australia
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My husband and I had lunch here today, he throughly enjoyed the fish and chips and I had a fantastic chicken and mushroom pie in puff pastry, served with winter vegetables, (carrots, green beans, onions),the pastry was devine. Hot chocolate to die for and coffee is always first class.

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

We do love our coffee and are glad you do too. Thank-you for taking the time to post a review. We're delighted that you enjoyed our Wombat Hill House. More 

Port Vila, Vanuatu
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

OMG I am so sic and tired of the new trendy Meccano breakfast "two eggs anyway you like" $xx add a sausage $xx a little mushroom $xx some avocado $xx relish $xx. Pretty much anyway you look at it, it adds up to a lot. Took mum here for breakfast and she wanted relish so here you go here your... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I had visited Wombat in December 2013 & the experience was 4/5; however today was a little disappointing. The Mushroom Risotto I ordered did not have the lovely creaminess that a beautiful constructed risotto has & sadly it also lacked flavour. My husband ordered a sad impersonation of the French classic 'Croque Monsieur'. The Tempranillo wine we ordered however was... More 

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Daylesford
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had walked our three dogs around the Wombat Gardens and popped in for a hot drink and rest before heading back home. Our waiter kindly unlocked the gate to allow us in with the dogs in the outside part of the cafe, where we found some cushions on seats for our cold bottoms. Our drinks arrived promptly and we... More 

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Port Fairy, Australia
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Finding the entrance by car was a nightmare Finally found the car park and had to walk through what I would agree was beautiful vegetation, however after having just recently having had heart surgery, it was difficult. When we got to the actual cafe, we found that there was a much more convenient entrance available, but obviously kept for locals... More 

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

Thank-you for your feedback. You are correct, we are located in the Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens. The main car park for the gardens is at the top and there is some parking available at the lower end of the gardens. We are limited with the signage we can initiate in a public space as it is not our own but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I visited this amazing beautiful gem in Daylesford this morning for breakfast. I had a breakfast pizza... yes a pizza for breakfast, need I say more! The coffee was perfect and brewed to perfection. The service was impeccable!! The staff went above and beyond catering to my every need, 1 in particular Phillip. Although we did not speak for long... More 

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

Thank-you for sharing your experience! We're delighted that you enjoyed our Wombat Hill House and look forward to seeing you back here soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Hidden away in the Botanic Gardens is the Wombat Hill House Cafe. Its well worth the adventure to find it. Its a hidden gem, so take your camera, stunning decor . Lovely diverse menu, and friendly staff.

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

Thank-you for sharing your Wombat experience! We hope to see you back here soon. More 

Canberra, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Morning coffee, perfect as usual! Excellent, friendly service, in the most beautiful atmosphere. Always made to feel welcome and the food is of high quality.

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

We do love our coffee! Thanks for sharing your experience. More 

Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I cannot falter this wonderful cafe' Great coffee, wonderful selection of deserts - tried them all almost! Gorgeous selection of lunch menu using fresh ingredients The staff are extremely accommodating topped with the beautiful setting of the gardens what more can you ask for Warm inside particularly cosy by the fire I'll be back ..

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

Thank-you for taking the time to post a review. We're delighted that you like our Wombat Hill House and hope to see you back soon! More 

Melton, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

After ordering 2 mochas.. I was expecting some great coffee.. My partners coffee came out first in a mug.. there was no froth at all and honestly looked like a flat white, could hardly see the chocolate in the coffee. A few minutes later (keep in mind we ordered together) my small mocha came out, once again no froth. The... More 

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Address: Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens | Central Springs Road, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Daylesford
Cuisine: International, Australian

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  • Address: Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens | Central Springs Road, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Daylesford

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Australian

Description

Telephone + 61 3 4373 0099

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