Restaurants & Cafés

Olinda > Restaurant, bar and private dining

Citrine Bistro and Bar

In the heart of Olinda, Citrine has a relaxed and sophisticated atmosphere with a menu that is seasonal and generous, built on elevated classics alongside daily specials. Walk ins welcome.

Mt Dandenong > A traditional English tavern

Pig and Whistle Tavern

Fantastic on a cold day with the roaring fire and large selection of English ales. A true tavern with a menu with all the favourites including roast pork belly, fish and chips and steak and Guinness pie.

Gembrook > Modern Argentinian Cuisine

The Independent

A modest door leads to a spacious dining room with an open kitchen and sounds of tango. The heritage listed building is the setting for chef-patron Mauro Callegari’s modern Argentinian cuisine.

Sassafras > Restaurant & Wedding Reception Venue

Fortnums Sassafras

Fortnums, famous for it's High Tea Experience has the bright airy look and feel of an English conservatory with a charming atmosphere created by warm friendly staff and relaxing music.

Olinda > Restaurant overlooking Cloudehill Gardens

Seasons at Cloudehill

Overlooking beautiful Cloudehill, enjoy a delicious meal in the warm and friendly restaurant, or sitting on our glorious terrace. The Cloudehill kitchen garden provides inspiration for dishes with seasonal produce.

Olinda > All day breakfast and takeaway

Ranges Café and Bar

Famous for its good food, open fires and cosy atmosphere, try our home-made scones and sticky date pudding. We have a lovely outside deck at the rear where you can bring your dog.

Avonsleigh > Modern Italian Restaurant

Bam Bam Italian

Well worth the drive for lunch, dinner or a snack in while exploring. Service is quick and easy and the atmosphere is fun. The kids will love it as it has an indoor playground and menu just for them!

Mt Dandenong > Contemporary Modern Australian

SkyHigh Mt Dandenong Bistro

With spectacular views, lunch is a casual affair at the downstairs SkyHigh Bistro and at night it transforms into a sophisticated and intimate restaurant. Parking fee applies at entry gate.

Ferny Creek > Organic Bakehouse

Proserpina Bakehouse

A very special organic bakehouse that mills it's own flour! The cafe serves all sorts of pastries, cakes, tarts and sandwiches made of the freshest of ingredients. Sit in and watch pastries being rolled out or takeaway.

Kallista > Cafe with all day breakfast

Kallista Tea Rooms

In the heart of the gorgeous township of Kallista, you'll find our beautiful art deco inspired building brought to life with modern Australian local, organic cuisine. High Tea is served at 10am & 3pm daily.

> Hills Pub with Live Music

The Railway Dog

Named after Jerry the Railway Dog, come and enjoy local wines, beers and spirits with pub food, pizza and snacks. Enjoy an afternoon of live music while taking in the views of the hills.

Emerald > Modern casual dining

Elevation Emerald

Elevation is a modern and unique restaurant and bar with a comfortable and casual dining space with a range of delicious wood-fired pizza, steak, pasta and much more. Takeaway available.

Belgrave > Melbourne's best South Indian restaurant

Babaji's Kitchen

Specialising in village style South Indian favourites, from dosa (lentil pancakes), to authentic curries and dishes you’ll only find on the street! Quirky, colourful & delicious; eat in or take away.

Olinda > Mediterranean style with a modern twist


With two open fire places and two outdoor court yards, Dudley's has a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy breakfast favourites, light tapas, hand-made wood-fired pizzas, traditional pastas and hearty mains.

Sassafras > Fresh and ethically sourced produce

Ripe Cafe Sassafras

Hide away and have coffee with friends or lunch in the friendly, rustic and relaxing ambience. Sit inside in one of the cosy rooms, the back deck or sit outside and soak up the atmosphere of Sassafras.

Belgrave > Bistro, Bar & Beer Garden

Micawber Tavern

Micawber Tavern offers the best tap beers and bistro dining and the beer garden surrounded by old growth forest, ferns and the 'Clematis Creek' is great on a sunny afternoon or balmy evening.

Olinda > Tea House and Asian-Fusion Dining

Olinda Tea House

We push the boundaries of what it means to be a Chinese restaurant. Taking a modern spin on Chinese cuisine, we offer unique high quality dishes, exquisite desserts and high teas in stunning gardens.

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