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Leaning Church Vineyard

$$ - $$$, Healthy,
76 Brooks Rd, Lilydale, Launceston, Tasmania 7267, Australia
+61 3 6395 4447
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Wine Bar, Healthy, Australian, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
76 Brooks Rd, Lilydale, Launceston, Tasmania 7267, Australia
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

from a referral for something to eat on a pleasant afternoon at a local winery it became a wonderful afternoon in the shade sipping a bottle of bubbles and enjoying a fantastic cheese platter for two.

Thank Bob P
Sarah H, Owner at Leaning Church Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Thanks so much Bob for visiting Leaning Church and enjoying a relaxing afternoon! We hope to see you again soon...

Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Just a short drive out of Lilydale, nice location overlooking the gardens and vineyards. We had a cheese platter of Tasmanian cheeses accompanied by a nice glass of wine. Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Geoff C
Sarah H, Owner at Leaning Church Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thanks Geoff for your lovely review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time at Leaning Church! 🥂🍾

Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little vineyard and cellar door. Tasty offering from the kitchen enjoyed in the afternoon sun. A little overpriced.

Thank Cookie0278
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Great view, hidden gem. The wine is good, the platters are a great way to share a lunch. Take good friends and enjoy some sunshine.

Thank murraylandslass
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Stopped by for lunch and had a lovely lunch and wine tasting. Hostess was friendly and knowledgeable about wines on offer. Sat in enclosed outdoor area and enjoyed a share platter full of Tasmanian cheese, salmon, meats,olives nuts and fruits. Lovely presentation and good quality...More

Thank GingerRose63
Reviewed March 27, 2018

We were originally planning to stop at the adjacent winery, the oldest in Tasmania, but it was closed, so we came here, on a cool & wet morning. We were glad we did. (The fellow giving the cellar door wine tasting advised that the owner...More

Thank ActRegular_traveller
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful drive to Lalla this afternoon, so we dropped into this gorgeous little vineyard with the most cutest little church and cafe for a wine tasting with some great food. Perfect setting for a wedding with beautiful grounds to wander around, just stunning....More

Thank Jo H
Sarah H, Owner at Leaning Church Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Thanks so much Jo for your gorgeous review of Leaning Church. We are so delighted you loved our vineyard as much as we do and we hope to see you back again soon...

Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Get here once or twice a year - today after picking blueberries at nearby Lebrina. A beautiful short drive from Launceston, a stones throw from Lilydale. Quaint setting, fine food and wine. Today the three of us shared a generous platter and salt & pepper...More

Thank wtandy
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

We came here en route to launceston because Piper Brook's restaurant was temporarily closed for renovation. I sampled their very own 2017 Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling. They were all very good and it was hard for me to pick a better one as each...More

Thank becc_wong
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on our way back from the lavender farm. Lovely cafe with a garden setting. We had the cheese platter which was enough for 3 people. The produce platter also looked delicious. Nice wines available to drink by the glass. Easy short...More

Thank Vicki_from_Victoria
Sarah H, Owner at Leaning Church Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

Thankyou for your kind words and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your cheese plate at Leaning Church...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $20
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Brooks Rd, Lilydale, Launceston, Tasmania 7267, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston  >  Lilydale
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6395 4447
  • E-mail
Leaning Church Vineyard guarantees a fresh, funky and fun experience every single time! Owners Sarah and Mark Hirst invite you to visit their patch of paradise in Tasmania's internationally-renowned Pipers River wine region - only 20 minutes from Launceston. Taste their award-winning cool-climate wines, sample single malt Tasmanian whisky, enjoy lunch in the Cafe, tour the historic "leaning" church, browse local art, and relax in the landscaped gardens overlooking the spectacular lily-covered lakes and endless rows of vines to towering Mt Arthur. We deliver simple but real, fresh and tasty food direct to your table - some straight from the rich soils of our vineyard where our vegie garden is ripening produce for your plates. And, of course, all matched to our award-winning Leaning Church Vineyard wines... Leaning Church Vineyard is open from 10am - 5pm seven days a week.
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