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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“antipasti” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cnr Hume Freeway & Lambing Gully Rd, Avenel, Victoria 3664, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for a lovely lunch and get together with family! We selected the Tapas menu and order about 10 things to share with wine and bought our own birthday cake! Everything was excellent and tasty and served up on wooden boards to share with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank S5850MBannes
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We visited for lunch on the 6th November 2018. Food was only okay, service was good till... I witness the manager talking to a waitress about an imperfection on my me partners head, this is from an injury. Then he called another waitress to have...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AmyJ2155
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We popped in for lunch on a Sunday without a booking. Unfortunately they had no tables available for another 90 minutes, which happens, but the way the told us this was very rude. We asked if a table was available and they said ‘I just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ellie T
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Been there a couple of times , last time for breakfast , this was for a late lunch in a word sensational!. Staff were great we all commented on the food quality and taste. personally the loin pork was magnificent, both well cooked and flavoured....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tony L
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the wine tasting followed by lunch at Fowles yesterday. Sandra was very helpful and flexible when we were trying a b buying our wines. Our food was delicious for lunch too. Great place. We'll be back for sure!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bec b
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This places lacks atmosphere and flare. It felt more like a cafeteria than a winery. The only positive thing I could say is that their labels look great, The girls doing the tastings were great. They were professional and knowledgeable. The wine is nice but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BobbyJ73
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Have passed this place many times while traveling on the Hume so decided to give it a go for lunch. Rang ahead and booked. They have 2 sitings for lunch. Glad we did as they were close to being fully booked. Can see why. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Knightyt
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Literally just off the Hume highway, an excellent place for pit-stop for the long Melbourne Sydney drive. If you start early, this is the perfect place for your breaky. Service is very polite, food quality is surprisingly good and overall very much value for money

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank apim
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Good food in a casual atmosphere that is friendly and relaxed prompt booking , varied menu and we especially loved the cheese board which included a delectable poached pear cellar door right next to the restaurant where you can purchase and taste a variety of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anne S
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Dropped in to try some wine and to break up the drive. The wines were quite good. Will definitely drop in again

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Melbguy3805
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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$4 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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
  • E-mail
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