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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (67 reviews)
“antipasti” (13 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Cnr Hume Freeway & Lambing Gully Rd, Avenel, Victoria 3664, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

More than enjoyed lunch at this lovely winery adjacent to the hey, so no complicated travel instructions to get there.. Lovely view of the Strath Bogies and welcoming staff. Excellent menu with mouth watering local produce included. We enjoyed the share platters so much, we...More

Thank RedTart1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was here to celebrate a birthday. It was too hot outside in the courtyard but that is where they wanted to be. Service was very good. Food excellent and reasonably priced. Gluten free food is not marked on the menu but is available. I...More

Thank AALtravelbuddy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One and a half hours drive from Melbourne on Hume Highway, Fowles is a great place to stop for breakfast, or lunch. We normally stop for breakfast and had a delicious poached egg ( cooked just perfectly) and bacon with two slices of sourdough bread....More

Thank John j
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We visited here for lunch on the way to Beechworth from Melbourne. As we hadn’t booked we had to wait 15 minutes or so for a table. We used the time to taste a few of Fowles wines which tasted great. My husband and I...More

Thank Helen_from_Oz
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We shared in the outdoor courtyard antipasto and charcuterie platters with a pear and walnut salad. The serves are very generous and for 2 people you only need for lunch 2 items on each platter plus a salad. Fowles wines are lovely especially the ladies...More

Thank Lesley2402
Reviewed 7 December 2017

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

2  Thank Carla H
Reviewed 13 November 2017 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 9 November 2017

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 7 November 2017 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
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Myra R
29 December 2017|
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Response from Carla H | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do and lunch is at 12
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$31
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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