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Coombe Yarra Valley

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Wine, food, garden

We called in for a wine tasting. Which turned into a food & wine tasting. We stayed for awhile... read more

Reviewed yesterday
juliebyronbay
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byron bay
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Opera and wine do go together

Coombe Yarra Valley was once the home of the very famous Australian opera singer, Dame Nellie... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Firefly47
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673 - 675 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream, Victoria 3770, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We called in for a wine tasting. Which turned into a food & wine tasting. We stayed for awhile, taking in the scenery. Surrounded by a beautiful setting of gardens & amazing old house. Which was originally Dame Nellie Melba house. Friendly staff,yummy wine &...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Coombe Yarra Valley was once the home of the very famous Australian opera singer, Dame Nellie Melba. It is a historical venue in Coldstream, Victoria which is about an hours drive out of the city of Melbourne. Now it is famous for its wines and...More

Thank Firefly47
CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for such a uplifting review, we are so grateful that you have appreciated not only the food, service and wine but also enjoyed the historical relevance that upholds Dame Nellie Melba's legacy. We hope to have you join us again soon, perhaps for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I celebrated my mother’s 80th birthday at a venue she had always wanted to go (Melba’s historic cottage). Everything from signage to parking, getting our table, the contemporary Australian fare with matched local wines and the “traditional” but reinvented peach Melba were...More

Thank Jonathan H
CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Jonathon, we are glad that you have had such a great experience at Coombe and appreciate such a positive review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful winery in Yarra Valley with a nice restaurant. It looks beautiful and posh, even the wash room. One can really enjoy the ambience of the cellar door and restaurant, I'm not good at wine tasting, but my daughter loved it and...More

Thank Julia155
CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a lovely review, we hope you enjoy your bottle of red and join us again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed a fabulous meal at Melba's former home in the newly refurbished room - a beautiful room overlooking the gardens. The food was first class and the service perfect. It was memorable day for me as it was a significant birthday!

Thank fishley2016
CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a wonderful review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your birthday and hope you join us again for many more celebrations in the future.

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Stunning food Stunning location Stunning wine Great afternoon with great friends Reasonable prices too although you can spend a fortune in the cellar door

Thank Mullso
CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted you had such an enjoyable time dining with us. We hope to see you at Coombe once again soon.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

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
CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Lucy, we would love to see you back at Coombe for a garden tour in spring.

Reviewed 5 July 2018

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

Thank Indy215
CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we are very disappointed you did not enjoy your experience with us on this occasion. We will circulate your review internally to improve our offerings. In regards to the Glimpse of Melba tour, as you mentioned, the Estate is a...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018 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 4 July 2018

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 16 June 2018 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

Thank Maria G
CoombeYV, Public Relations Manager at Coombe Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

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

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Robert B
29 January 2018|
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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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lesleyking66
20 October 2016|
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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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raelenephilpott
10 July 2016|
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Response from josanpu | Reviewed this property |
lunch only
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