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Burrinja Cultural Centre

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Theatre, art gallery and coffee.

We attended an afternoon theatre performance of The Lux Radio Theatre which ran for 70 minutes... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Joan A
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Great facility for the local community and visitors to the Dandenong Ranges

Burrinja always has an interesting variety of exhibitions to visit. There is a playground to keep... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2015
Jacqueline K
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Upwey, Victoria, Australia
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May 26, 2017
“Great auditorium for performances”
Sep 13, 2016
“uninteresting and rude staff”
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351 Glenfern Rd, Upwey, Victoria 3158, Australia
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

We have been to Burrinja Cultural Centre to watch our granddaughters at their end of season calisthenics Performance. We found the seating very comfortable and the vision to the stage very good. The Centre has a restaurant, food wine at reasonable prices, plenty of off...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank RoseRRed
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This used to be a hub of vitality, but sadly it has lost its impact - if you are a service group forget trying to rent or organise a function or have dinner in the restaurant - only arty people are allowed, however it is...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Marilyn S
Hannah R, Public Relations Manager at Burrinja Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Dear Marilyn, Thank you for your feedback on your experience in the cafe at Burrinja. We regret that you didn't have a positive experience when you visited in March. I would like to let you know that the cafe was between providers at that time...More

Reviewed 29 May 2016

We attended an afternoon theatre performance of The Lux Radio Theatre which ran for 70 minutes without an interval. The theatre is very comfortable and is the venue for many interesting performances. We had coffee after the show, served by pleasant and friendly staff. The...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Joan A
Hannah R, Public Relations Manager at Burrinja Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Dear Joan, Thank you so much for your feedback on your experience at Burrinja. We are delighted to that you enjoyed the performance, galleries and cafe at Burrinja, and look forward to seeing you here again soon. Best wishes, Hannah

Reviewed 29 October 2015

Burrinja always has an interesting variety of exhibitions to visit. There is a playground to keep the children happy and a cafe to enjoy a coffee with outdoor seating so you can enjoy the fresh air and trees whilst you sip. It is a shame...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Jacqueline K
Hannah R, Public Relations Manager at Burrinja Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Dear Jacqueline, Thank you for your feedback, we are delighted you enjoy the programs and facilities on offer at Burrinja. The Cafe at Burrinja is now being run as The Skylark Room, with exciting new menu offerings, great staff and a wonderful atmosphere with regular...More

Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Upwey at the base of the Dandenongs- a picturesque setting, it just appears amongst serene surrounds- this renovated and converted ex council building is s must for adults and children- great exhibits, an onsite cafe with quality food and service and a playground just a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank MADABOUTFAGI
Hannah R, Public Relations Manager at Burrinja Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Thank you so much for your thoughtful feedback. We look forward to seeing you here at Burrinja again soon. Best wishes, Hannah

Reviewed 27 May 2014

Wonderful place and fabulous art! Great experience! Loved the art here! Had a fabulous function! Great place to visit!

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank Jules_of_oz
Reviewed 11 April 2014

You will be pleasantly surprised by the quality of art work in Upwey. The place is an aboriginal gallery and it is a must go place. There is a cafe which serves very delicious food and very reasonably priced.

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank Sue F
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We decided to visit Burrinja to show our visiting exchange student some Aboriginal art work. I looked on the website but wasn't convinced that we would find aboriginal art so I called them. The person on the phone could not be less helpful. I explained...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Kelli G
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jansie9
28 November 2016|
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Response from Hannah R | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry Margie, Rooms can absolutely be hired for private functions and we have a dedicated area on our website for all the different kinds of spaces people hire at Burrinja. There's also a breakdown of... More
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Bel P
17 October 2016|
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Response from Marilyn S | Reviewed this property |
You can only catch a train or bus to Upwey Station, and then walk to it via Glenfern Road, it will take about 20 mins I think.
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