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395 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Sassafras, Victoria 3787, Australia
+61 3 9755 1200
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (32 reviews)
“meatloaf” (5 reviews)
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
395 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Sassafras, Victoria 3787, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taking advantage of a fresh clear sunny winter's day, a midweek drive up to Dandenong Ranges National Park beckoned us. Fortnums old world charm was inviting, as it was midweek we did not book ahead. It is advisable to book for weekends. This place does...More

Thank Viviann B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful location was complimented by a very enticing winter menu, that had a number of my favourite dishes. Pricing was very reasonable and service was with a smile.

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 9 August 2017

On a wet Sunday we caught up with friends at this delightful restaurant. We were seated at the 'bird table' and entertained by rosellas, cockatoos and galahs as they fed at the bird table outside. Excellent menu choices and good food. The service was also...More

Thank Trish R
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Our party of 6 pre-booked a table, and certainly glad we did. It was a cold, wet, miserable day and the place was busy - which is a good sign. The dining room was lovely and warm, the decor pleasantly light, inviting and very uplifting....More

Thank alan v
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The dining room is bright and airy, with lovely views of colourful birds feeding - - a lovely way to enjoy a winter's day lunch. The food was enjoyable, and appreciated consideration for dietary requirements. Service was quite friendly but a little slow. Definitely a...More

Thank Melb22
Reviewed 15 July 2017

My daughter and I visited this delightful restaurant for a birthday lunch. It was a cold winter's day but the restaurant was warm and welcoming. Service was friendly and efficient. Glasses of iced water were brought to the table while we perused the menu. My...More

Thank Gilly C
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch at Fortnums, we booked for a Sunday as we know this little town can get rather busy on a weekend. Glad we did as this place was buzzing. Everyone of us enjoyed what we ordered, staff were friendly and efficient....More

Thank blakey16
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We booked a private high tea to celebrate a friend's surprise 40th. Whilst the private room was beautiful the experience was somewhat disappointing. Firstly, as we first sat down, and before we began eating, the waitress spoke to the whole group asking who was responsible...More

3  Thank Barney2123
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Lovely warm sunny food was great so was the lovely lady that served us Been there many times and staff are always friendly and eager to please Wish the place was bigger so they can fit more people in Menu was large and varied as...More

1  Thank Heather D
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Unfortunately hadn't booked for lunch and had to wait 45 minutes for a table. It was definitely worth the wait as the food was great as were the hot drinks. The staff were excellent and hardworking.

Thank Deli32013
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28 July 2017|
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Response from Heather D | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is accessible by wheel chair
Gerri m
18 June 2016|
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Response from FirebirdG2 | Reviewed this property |
Open till 6 PM on weekends but I was a visitor.
18 January 2015|
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Response from lizzy1969_10 | Reviewed this property |
I just looked at their menu online. They do have homemade chunky potatoe fries. Can't see a kids menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Sassafras, Victoria 3787, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Sassafras
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9755 1200
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Delightful English Glass Conservatory Style Building at one end of Sassafras Village that did a roast that I really appreciated!
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