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42 Castella St, Lilydale, Victoria 3140, Australia
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“terrines” (2 reviews)
“duck pate” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
42 Castella St, Lilydale, Victoria 3140, Australia
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

My first visit to L'Auberge and it was delightful. The atmosphere was sensational. The staff wonderful and attentive. We ate on the mezzanine of the main room and that was delightful too. I had confit duck. It was very tender and delish. Considering having a...More

Thank Donna V
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

I have been to this place more times than I can count, right from when they first opened. I have always loved it and raved about it. Today I visited with my sister who lives in England and part of her year in France. She...More

3  Thank carswellclan
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Having visited several times and always thoroughly enjoyed the experience we decided to go for lunch again. This time with friends who had also been before. As on previous visits the meals were all very well received, tasty and nicely presented at a fair price....More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We sat outside. Staff were super attentive even though they were very busy inside. Owner popped out to say hello and we felt very welcome with our two small dogs. We both enjoyed our meals and we will definitely go back.

Thank GayD53
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely old church renovated To celebrate the owners French Origins. We went on a very hot day and had our request for a cooler spot accommodated by the staff opening up a separate section so our elderly guests could dine in comfort. Food was classic...More

Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This place has a nice feel and was ideal for our group in a private room. Food is simple, light and quite small although the price does reflect this. Service was fine with the exception of younger wait staff who tended to be forgetful. Training...More

Thank CJGurt
Reviewed 10 January 2018

L'Auberge is in an old church circa 150 years old and the inside is very nice and cosy. We had lunch for 10 including 4 kids and it was ideal. The food options are a bit different to your normal Melbourne cafe, focussing on a...More

Thank Dibbly_Dobbly
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We had a wonderful evening thanks to the very accommodating staff at L'Auberge and the beautiful venue. 32 of us celebrated our end of year club event with divine food with generous servings. Everyone enjoyed it and no-one went hungry. All topped off with friendly...More

Thank Minu-elu
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Hubby and I had lunch here with our kids on Sunday, after cherry picking in Coldstream. We were incredibly impressed with the atmospheric building, in a lovely setting in Lilydale (close to a playground). The staff were very kind in accommodating our kiddies meal preferences,...More

Thank BeckyEJ1981
Reviewed 26 November 2017

"French": so not expensive, excellent cakes and meals. Only the coffee lets it down but we will be going again.

Thank David J E
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7 January 2018|
Response from Gh0stguest | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is licensed.
7 April 2017|
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Response from Gh0stguest | Reviewed this property |
They are applying for a licence at the moment. The restaurant has had special licences for the likes of Mothers' Day etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Castella St, Lilydale, Victoria 3140, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Lilydale
  • Phone Number: 97359202
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