Yarra Valley Wineries

The Yarra Valley has been a wine growing district since the 1860s. It is known for its cool climate, premium quality wine.

Wine Tours

The following companies provide private and group wine tours of the valley and will pick up and return you to Lyrebird Cottages: Group tours have pick up en-route only.

Big Grape Winery Tours

Driven Indulgence

Evergreen Winery Tours

Tour the Valley

Wine Compass

There are over 20 wineries within a 30 minute drive of Lyrebird Cottages including:

  • Rochford

  • Domaine Chandon

  • Yering Station

  • Giant Steps

  • Tokar Estate

  • Tarrawarra

  • Boat O'Craigo

  • Innocent Bystander

Vineyard Restaurants

Most vineyard restaurants offer a lunchtime menu, a great way to enjoy the fine views throughout the Valley. Some suggestions include:


Mediteranean influenced set menu and a la carte. Dining on the large deck overlooking the vineyard. (Also Saturday evenings)

Visit Tokar’s website

Coombe Yarra Valley

Coombe restaurant is located on the former home of Dame Nelly Melba.
The restaurant is modern, spacious yet intimate and overlooks the landscaped market-style courtyard and gardens. The view from the conservatory is of the Coombe cottage garden ‘avenue’.

Visit Coombe’s website


The restaurant offers seasonal dishes with Yarra Valley produce and fine food. Try the Cafe and patio area with views of the vineyard for a relaxed and informal space.

Visit Rochford’s website


Stylish Winebar Cafe housed in the award winning building designed by Alan Powell adjacent to Tarrawarra Museum of Modern Art. Magnificent views of Long Gully. A la carte menu updated seasonally.

Visit Tarrawarra’s website

Domaine Chandon

Beautiful views across the Valley to the mountains, stunning architecture. The Greenpoint Brasserie offers a seasonal menu of platters, small tapas style dishes and main meals crafted using the finest produce. Indoor and outdoor dining areas are available with 270 degree views of the Yarra Valley.

Visit Domaine Chandon’s website

Yering Station

The Wine Bar Restaurant offers relaxed dining, contemporary style dishes and sweeping views across the Valley in a stunning building.

Visit Yering Station’s website