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SkyHigh Mount Dandenong

26 Observatory Rd, Mount Dandenong, Victoria 3767, Australia
+61 3 9751 0443
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
Travelers talk about
“english garden” (10 reviews)
“high tea” (23 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
26 Observatory Rd, Mount Dandenong, Victoria 3767, Australia
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1 - 10 of 765 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to the Skyhigh Bistro on Thursday the 14th of June 2018 at around 3 pm. I was with my wife and son. My son was walking in front of me and walked in past the sign of wait to be seated. I went...More

Thank Gaurav25W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are spectular but the Sunday roast lunch was terribly dissapointing. They ran out of food and it was not hot enough - the desserts were lacking. All in all an expensive lunch that was not enjoyed. We went to the cafe below for...More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thought we were going out for a nice dinner, but firstly entering the place to be seated we booked previously expecting a descent table but was put opposite the entry part worse spot for a quiet dinner. Than we order past rague and lamb schanks...More

Thank Roder84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the weekend is quite busy, seems everyone spends their time there. If the weather is nice the viewpoint would be a good spot for viewing. And a nice walk around to explore the area

Thank ShavyB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a romantic birthday dinner....APPALLING EXPERIENCE.....After waiting over 20 minutes for our drinks trying to get some attention we were met with a rude comment from the waiter that he was 'busy you know'....looking around at the 10 other people sitting in the small...More

Thank Jo N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner and the view was lovely, food was nice but overpriced, staff were friendly but not very attentive to the table service.

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came with high expectations as they advertise that they’ve been voted best restaurant for two years running. Was first seated and still waited 50mins for chicken breast wrapped in smallest piece of prosciutto with a lump of steamed silverbeet topped with mesclun salad. Strange combination....More

Thank Adam1375
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

High Tea was lovely. Great staff, fabulous views day or night. Attending an evening engagement party there was great too.

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Charged $7 for entry to look at the view. Additional $7pp for the maze, though it was closed so couldnt do it even if we wanted to! Secret garden closed for maintenance (though looking over the fence it appears to just be a gazebo). $2...More

Thank Hannahbanana36
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The views are great but the service was horrible. I can't recommend this recommend for any special occasions especially if you have to wait for an hour to get your food. The pricing is very high as well considering the service is slack.

Thank Princess Gwen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $26
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Observatory Rd, Mount Dandenong, Victoria 3767, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mount Dandenong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9751 0443
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Description
Get some Perspective & Escape the noise and pressures of the concrete jungle. Less than one hour from the Melbourne CBD you can be SkyHigh – on the uppermost reach of the Dandenong Ranges, amid cool fern glades and lush towering native forest, looking at the big picture, from the Mornington Peninsula across the majestic sweep of Port Phillip Bay, surrounded by Melbourne’s growing urban fringes, to the You Yangs on the southern horizon. After sunset the southern sky, brilliant in the clear mountain night, is imitated by a spectacular carpet of glittering city lights. Highlights include:- Viewing platforms with stunning views that sweep across the Mornington Peninsula and Port Phillip Bay , to the You Yangs on the Southern horizon The picturesque ‘secret garden’ – ideal for wedding ceremonies and private functions SkyHigh garden maze constructed from native flora. Contemporary café and family bistro open for Breakfast & Lunch (Breakfast only available on Weekends) Chic Restaurant available for Dinner A world-class function centre – a wonderful spot for corporate functions, family celebrations or wedding receptions and Xmas parties. English garden and forest walks Open 7 days a week including public holidays Gates open Monday to Friday 9am-10pm Gates open Weekends 8am-10pm Gate fee of $5 per car apply
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