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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 good36%
  • Average4%
  • 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 4 days ago via mobile

Our go to stopover on the trip to and from Melbourne. Never had a complaint about the food. Can someone teach them how to make coffee. Even if you ask for an extra shot it’s still like coloured milk. Please some work on your coffee.

Thank ih38
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely catchup lunch with a friend . Staff were very friendly and attentive. The food was amazing. I would recommend trying the Goats cheese tart with Pear and Walnut salad. So good!!! The Farm to table Shiraz is very nice as well. Definitely...More

Thank Julzrobby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in on our way to catch a flight and told the waitress we were in a hurry. We all ordered soup and waited and waited. Asking again for our meal to be quick we watched the couple at the next table get their...More

Thank Rosemary S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We dined here on a Saturday for lunch. Had to be seated by 11.45am and out by 1.30pm as apparently they have two sittings for lunch. Not sure I like that idea, but we were given the information up front at time of booking, so...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 23 June 2018

If you're not aware, there are apparently two hour sittings on a Sunday for lunch patrons. My friend rang and reserved a table for 3 for Sunday lunch to celebrate a milestone birthday. I think she understood it was a time-limited booking, but I was...More

Thank Nosila Y
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We came for the wines (very drinkable) and went to the cafe for lunch. My partner had the steak and accompanying wine and I had the goats cheese tart. Both were excellent and plating up was delightful. We will definitely be back if possible!

Thank Diana H
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely wines here, had a sparkling Rose and white sparkling wine, very nice. Although found out from friends (not the staff or while we were there) they had a clearance section out the back of the winery, would have been nice to know. Apart from...More

Thank Wenjoy61
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We visited on a busy thought not packed Saturday early afternoon. The wine tasting area is well set out, and the staff on hand guided us through all their offerings, from sparkling, to food friendly to cellar worthy. The cafe had a great selection of...More

Thank RLBates
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We were told about fowles cellar door by a friend and decided to give it a go. Not far from the Avenel service centre on the Hume freeway, this restaurant/cellar door is a hidden gem! The food was magnificent, as are their wines, and the...More

Thank jackandmolly
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Fowles offers some of the best restaurant food in the region. Breakfast and lunch is superb with a great chef and first class service. It attracts visitors from Melbourne as well as locals who come just for the food. The winery is undergoing major renovations...More

Thank timothygoodacre
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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
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, 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
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