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Perfect Drop Daylesford

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European, Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
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5 Howe St, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
+61 3 5348 1100
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went for the locals night - 5 amazing courses. The food was so good I felt the need to meet the chef and shake his hand ( and I have never done that before!) Hugh is a Master! The 2 waiters were also a delight. The whole experience was magnificent 💐

Thank ChrisfromAdelaide
Hobart, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A perfect Sunday lunch! Our group of 8 opted for the 5 course chef's choice - amazing food - what brilliant flavours and food textures. Wine list was a pleasing selection and the cocktails adding to the incredible experience. Leon.....your presence and attention to detail adds to the magic of dining here. Highly recommend this perfect drop of food, wine... More 

1 Thank Stephanie H
Mineola, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Incredible dining experience... start to finish 5 courses of perfection with fine wine recommendations from Jeremy!!! Can't wait to come back!!!

1 Thank lselsey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unbelievable service .. thank you Leon .. the food, presentation, taste, the setting, wine all fantastic ! Highly recommend a wonderful quaint find in Daylesford ! Thank you and all the best to Leon an amazing end to our weekend ! Best not forget the music too !! ❤

1 Thank Merryn T
Adelaide, Australia
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124 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting Daylesford for 2 nights, from Adelaide, and decided to dine at Perfect Drop for dinner. We opted for the 7 course degustation menu, and were not disappointed. All of the dishes were fantastic and made using fresh locally sourced ingredients. Each course was beautifully plated and very tasty, with all ingredients well balanced. Service was friendly, particularly... More 

1 Thank SteveandSonya
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love everything about this place - food, wine & entertainment. A pure little gem. Great for a romantic evening with your partner, or gather with a group of friends for a casual drink in the afternoon. We just keep going back.

1 Thank Matina2011
Devonport, Australia
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83 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Daylesford for the Bruce Springsteen concert at Hanging Rock and on the Sunday evening after the concert eight of us ate at Perfect Drop. What a surprise! This restaurant would stand out in any city in the world. The food was superb - worth going for the 5 or 8 course set menu to experience a variety... More 

1 Thank John D
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and two girlfriends went for a beautiful meal here, it may well have been the nicest meal I have ever eaten. I would happily give it a 5 for the meal, but a 4 as the waiting staff other than the main man, were a bit slack. The main waiter was superb and delivered our food with a flourish... More 

Thank ceghosh63
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After pleasant day in the area we treated ourselves to a very tasty dinner at Perfect Drop. Friendly folk looked after us well and the food did not disappoint. Recommended.

1 Thank Twobebz
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently celebrated a family birthday with Saturday lunch at the Perfect Drop. The food, while reasonable priced, was excellent. It is beautifully presented and sourced locally. The wine is very well priced and there is a good selection. The service was outstanding, understated, attentive and knowledgeable. The restaurant has a lovely ambience. We will be back.

3 Thank Ted G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $38
European, Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Howe St, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Daylesford
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5348 1100
The ultimate fine dining foodie experience, set in an elegant and romantic dining room with a large courtyard for afternoon drinks and charcuterie. Choose from our al a carte menu or discover our popular 5 and 7 course chefs banquet. Enjoy a large wine list including 50+ whiskeys and unique cocktails (with daily happy hour 4pm-6pm on all cocktails - $12 and $2 freshly shucked oysters). Our French Restaurant Manager and professional staff will ensure your experience is only the best.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?