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Tokar Estate Yarra Valley Winery Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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6 Maddens Lane, Coldstream, Victoria 3770, Australia
+61 3 5964 9585
10:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 18:30 - 21:30
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a fantastic lunch here with a wine tour group. Most of us had either the salmon or the steak. The steak was great and perfectly cooked to our liking (medium rare). You can request for your steak to be done to your preference. The salmon was tasty and the skin was crunchy. The salad and sauteed vegetables were... More 

Thank SYM4L
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here for dinner on a Saturday night. I had beef carpaccio and my boyfriend had a quail salad- both were very nice. For main I had the crab and prawn pasta which was oily, bland and needed some kind of sauce like a bisque rather than just herbs and oil. Very disappointing. The steak seemed well cooked so... More 

Thank Pink085
Bellingham, Washington
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415 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came the first day for a tasting - generous, yummy, small tasting charge ($3). The next day, I returned for the set-menu lunch. It was delicious and well-presented. I had Calamari, then Salmon, and finished with a lemon tart. All quite good.

1 Thank josanpu
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My BF and I made this our last stop before leaving the beautiful Yarra Valley before a long drive home. So glad we did as the 2 course lunch for $42 great value for excellent food. This paired with great service and fantastic views was a lovely was to finish off a great mini break. I can not recomend this... More 

Thank Keturah B
Gruyere, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for lunch on a winters day. We had the set price menu $45 for 2 courses and a glass of wine. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals, I had a glass of their sparkling, which I did not think so great. Service was very good, meals came out fast and hot.

Thank _amandaldawson
Melbourne, Australia
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222 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Saturday lunch crowd was mostly bus tours. The food was OK but nothing special. The wine list was minimal and everything seemed to be too much trouble for the staff. Dessert took 40 minutes to be served and coffee didn't make it at all. At one stage a gentleman, who I assumed to be the owner, rudely interrupted our... More 

1 Thank AussieStrategist
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Polite, attentive, friendly service. Beautiful food; prepared, cooked and served to perfection. Great wine. Plus we received a complimentary bottle of wine on leaving because we had waited a short time in between courses. Exceptional customer service! A fantastic setting with lovely views of the Yarra Valley the restaurant having a comfortable, friendly atmosphere with tasteful decor. Undoubtedly one of... More 

1 Thank anneelliott2
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although the weather was cool and cloudy, you can't beat the views from Tokar. Friendly service, good food and a lovely Pinot made the afternoon special.

Thank MrGarno
Yinnar, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The night we arrived it was relatively quite, the staff were lovely, very engaging and attentive, going along with all our poor attempts at humour. Very helpful suggesting wines to go with our meal. The meal itself was lovely. We shared a calamari entree, my sister had a steak which she said was perfect and I had a pasta dish... More 

1 Thank Teresina758
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to wineries all over the world over the last 10 years and this was the first time ever I have been told the cellar door was too busy for a tasting. I arrived just as a couple not as a tour group. Tokar is part of the 'small wineries' group who pride themselves on small winery mentality.... More 

1 Thank Clare4999
MarcDanielT, General Manager at Tokar Estate Yarra Valley Winery Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Clare4999, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, and we apologies for not being able to accommodate your party/couple when you arrived. At Tokar Estate we pride our selves on the highest standard of customer service, whilst proud of being associated with the group "Smaller Wineries of the Yarra Valley" who also pride... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Maddens Lane, Coldstream, Victoria 3770, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Coldstream
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5964 9585

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?