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Fowles Wine Cellar Door and Cafe

$$ - $$$, , Cafe
Cnr Hume Freeway & Lambing Gully Rd, Avenel, Victoria 3664, Australia
+61 3 5796 2150
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Australian, Wine Bar, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Cnr Hume Freeway & Lambing Gully Rd, Avenel, Victoria 3664, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After wanting to try Fowles winery for months we made the two hour trek up the Hume. I could not fault the staff who were very friendly and the food was delicious at the café. However we walked into the cellar door and was greeted...More

Thank Carla H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very large family gathering here on a Saturday lunchtime $45 pp. for 2 courses - a chiuce from 3 delicious mains and 2 desserts or cheese. Staff friendly enough. Didnt rush us. Wine - a good choice with a great dry Riesling -...More

Thank Its_Just_Food
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We broke our journey with a tapas lunch at Fowles. The dining room overlooks a beautiful view. We selected from the tapas menu and were delighted with our selection, which was more than adequate, and washed down with a lovely wine. Service was timely and...More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We recently did a day trip to Fowles specifically to have a nice lunch and purchase Ladies Who Shoot Their Lunch from the cellar door. We arrived late as we had a slow drive due to heavy traffic exiting Melbourne and were relieved our table...More

Thank SuperSal-Melb
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We been to fowls a few times and every time is the food great, but this time we're sitting in the main restaurant and we won't do that again! to much noice it was painful to have a conversation.All food and wine was great just...More

Thank Richardv461
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful surroundings. We sat in outdoor courtyard. I had corn fritters poached egg and bacon. Came with rocket and lovely relish. Family had eggs benedict bacon and eggs, French toast and bacon and raspberry and white chocolate muffin. Muffin delicious and not too sweet. Coffees...More

1  Thank Susan A
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A lovely setting with well presented tables and good views. The Fowles wines are excellent especially their shiraz. Service was good. Food was very good, we enjoyed the chicken breast with tasty chorizo and a bean ratatoullie. Prices were a bit high.

Thank jdebrona
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Been previously several years ago & loved it so called in for lunch on our way north. A Saturday & no booking but we got to use a table for 45 minutes before a booking arrived – plenty of time for us & also good...More

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic little winery and cafe. Called in for lunch on a trip from Qld. Great selection of wines and the lunch menu is well put together and priced reasonably. You can sit inside or out in the courtyard. Service is attentive and staff...More

Thank JEKD2
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I always stop there for a coffee and their berry muffin...usually as a take away but sometimes have breakfast or brunch. Their wine is good but instead I usually take home some Chardonnay Jam or an assortment of their relishes / chutneys. Always friendly service.

Thank glenfield118
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Caroline A
11 April 2016|
Response from CWriggles | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their website they have a menu on there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Hume Freeway & Lambing Gully Rd, Avenel, Victoria 3664, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Avenel
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5796 2150
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