Wineries and Dining

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:


A focus on Northern Italian cuisine and grape varieties such as Nebbiolo and Savarro. Family owned and set amidst the vines.

Visit Soumah’s website


Mediteranean influenced architecture and Australian multi-cultural menu. Indoor dining and on the beautiful large deck overlooking the vineyard.

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


Fine dining at Isabella’s or delicious pizza at Il Vignetto. Set amidst the vines with the stunning backdrop of the Great Divide.

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. The menu is 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


Cafe and Brewhouse in a rustic setting with seasonal menu and wonderful views. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week.

Visit Meletos website

Yarra Valley Smaller Wineries

Small vineyards, producing unique single estate wines, offer the chance to talk with winemakers and owners whilst exploring the valley.

Live music and other wine events are held throughout the year.

Visit Yarra Valley Smaller Wineries website