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High tea

We did high tea on Saturday, it was lovely. Beautiful restaurant glass all around and the roof was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lucy S
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Cellar Door Visit

Today we dropped in to try a few wines and have a day out together. The wine was delicious... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jaime_1110
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did high tea on Saturday, it was lovely. Beautiful restaurant glass all around and the roof was the old clock tower. Great service, asked if we would like extra champagne. Very friendly staff. We will go back and do the garden tour, and have...More

Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to book this restaurant for morning tea on a week day. Great location & a beautiful setting. For morning tea, we ordered coffees & scones … with one of the scone orders being "gluten free". Both types of scones were unfortunately tasteless …...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we dropped in to try a few wines and have a day out together. The wine was delicious especially the reserve pinot and the blanc de blanc! We walked out with a bottle of delicious cab merlot and a freshly baked sour dough for...More

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CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we are happy to hear you had such a wonderful time in our Cellar Door with Gordon and Kelly. We look forward to seeing you back again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us had been to Coombe a couple of months ago, and had done the garden tour, which was excellent. Our guide that day mentioned that for just two months of the year, tours of Dame Nellie’s home were also available. We went home...More

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CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a wonderful review Maria, we are thrilled you enjoyed our Glimpse Of Melba tour. We are every excited to offer tours of Dame Nellie Melba's estate and are very happy to hear you had another great experience with us. We hope...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Visited on Saturday morning to meet friends. One member of our group was vegetarian - everyone else received quiches and croissants on the bottom tier of their 3 tier stand......the vegetarian received a plate of cantaloupe with a few grapes and strawberries??? Hardly a fair...More

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CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback. We sincerely appreciate that you have made us aware of your experience so that this can be submitted to management to be reviewed. Despite being disappointment we hope to see you back at Coombe another...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

What a surprise and joy.The staff were very hospitable everywhere we went on the estate. There was a wine tasting area of Coombe wines and a small area to buy local goods. The gallery had lovely pictures and a video of Dame Nellie Melba (a...More

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CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, we are happy to hear you had such an enjoyable experience with us.

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for my birthday celebrations for afternoon tea. Great service, friendly staff and amazing food. They didn’t even seem to mind that our 8 y/o inhaled his chocolate brownie while we slowly enjoyed an Eton Mess and Peach Melba. Really lovely place for a...More

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CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you for choosing Coombe to celebrate with family and friends, we are thrilled you had such a wonderful experience. As for your 8 y/0, we don't blame him from inhaling the chocolate brownie, it is very delicious! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 May 2018

We had booked for 1315 and arrived about 5-8 mins early, as I believe to be polite. We told to go and look at the gallery as we were early and our table not ready. This kind of soured the start. Anyway we got to...More

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CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for your feedback regarding your experience with Coombe, The Melba Estate. We are sorry that your table was not ready early for your booking but hoped you enjoyed walking through our gallery which presents the history of Dame Nellie Melba. We appreciate your...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Having been here for a function with lovely food we were looking forward to breakfast. The staff were efficient and friendly and surrounding lovely but it was loud and food was very basic and lacking flavour. If I can't add or change anything to a...More

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CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for your review and we are sorry that on this occasion our breakfast experience did not meet your expectations. It is sincerely appreciated that you have made us aware of your experience so that this can be submitted to management in order to...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Went to visit Dame Nellie Melbas former Home now a winery. Restaurant in her former garage and is absolutely lovely but you can't see anything of the house or gardens unless you pay to go on a tour. The house isn't always open for inspection....More

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CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you very much for your review and we are glad that you have enjoyed the high tea and restaurant setting. As the Estate is still owned by Dame Nellie Melbas family, the residence is privately owned as they still use the home as theirs....More

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Response from pierrekiwi | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was a little over an hour with morning tea afterwards.
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Response from Carmel S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lesley We were at Coombe Estate yesterday and I re-mentioned your request. They received my email with your request. At first they thought it was someone just having some fun. When Petra noticed that the email was from... More
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