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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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 3 days ago

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

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

Thank bec b
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank BobbyJ73
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Knightyt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank apim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Melbguy3805
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Dropped in on the spur of the moment when travelling north. We were accommodated with no fuss although the restaurant was busy. Excellent food and excellent service. Highly recommended

Thank buderimross
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a wine tasting experience and a lunch with family and were pleasantly surprised. The chap who took us through the wine was lovely, knew the wines and was very friendly. The lunch was simply amazing, the best steak I have had...More

Thank chemicalricky
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Thank you very much for accommodating the group of 50 people for a wine tasting last Wednesday. From all reports, everyone enjoyed the wine and the cheese platters and was a highlight of the trip.

Thank icomst
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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$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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