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A great place for lunch

Myself and a friend were visiting the area for wine tasting and noticed some high ratings for the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BrettOnTheRoad
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Great accommodation

Stayed at Oakdenes over weekend and thoroughly enjoyed our Friday and Saturday night stay. The... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Russell M
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Bendigo, Australia
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On 93 hectares of coastal farmland in Wallington, you will find Oakdene's boutique vineyard, award winning restaurant and cellar door. Situated near Ocean Grove, Wallington is found on the Bellarine Peninsula, approximately 20 kilometres east of...more
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255 Grubb Rd, Wallington, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3222, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Myself and a friend were visiting the area for wine tasting and noticed some high ratings for the Oakdene restaurant. We started with wine tasting at the very interesting cellar door then moved on to the bistro for lunch. The wine was very good (I...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Oakdenes over weekend and thoroughly enjoyed our Friday and Saturday night stay. The surrounds are outstanding with great garden themes cleverly designed using range of old rustic treasures. Stayed in the Marilyn room which was well designed and extremely comfortable. Marty’s Restaurant downstairs...More

Thank Russell M
SallyV293, Oakdene Wines at Oakdene Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thanks for staying with us Russell, we are so glad that you really enjoyed your time at Oakdene. We really are lucky to have such a beautiful property. I will pass on your compliments to our staff, they really do a fantastic job. We hope...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommend and I had looked forward to dinner . I was very disappointed my lamb was raw and cold 2 out of our 4 meals were cold. I won't be back

Thank Enlightenedlyn
Robyn F, General Manager at Oakdene Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for your review of our restaurant. Our sincere apologies about the cold dishes. Had you said something at the time, we would have rectified the situation immediately.

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Dropped in to buy a couple of bottles of Yvette after having it with dinner at Marty’s Interesting wine tasting venue, very busy and staff under a lot of pressure so service was a bit slow. Loved the fine bubbles in the Yvette and the...More

Thank DavidandPaula
Sally V, Oakdene Wines at Oakdene Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you for dropping in again! Sorry service was a bit slow, it became a very busy long weekend. I hope you enjoyed coming back for the Yvette nonetheless, it certainly is a lovely wine. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Having grown up in california and lived in the finger lakes i love going to wineries. I would go wine tasting every day if i didn't have to also make a living! Oakdene is one of those wineries that makes you excited to be tasting...More

Thank TravelBear990
Sally V, Oakdene Wines at Oakdene Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Wow thank you! What a lovely review. We certainly are lucky to have such a beautiful place to visit and great wines to boot. I will pass on your feedback to our cellar door staff. they do a fantastic job. Thanks for visiting and I...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

a very quirky winery with the most amazing tasting room and Brett was so helpful and informative . Loved the Chardannay. No time to et but we will be back again.

Thank Lizzyp52
Sally V, Oakdene Wines at Oakdene Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks Lizzy! Glad you had a wonderful experience at Oakdene. I will pass on your compliments to Brett! We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 19 March 2018

Always like going to Oakdene and especially McGrubbs. The food is reasonably price which at some of these venues can be expensive. The wine and service are excellent

Thank Magpies2016
Sally V, Oakdene Wines at Oakdene Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thanks for the great review! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We visit each year when staying at Barwon Heads. One of my personal favourites in the area. Very art driven particularly the manner in which the building s have been designed. Always start with a wine tasting - very good quality here in particular the...More

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Sally V, Oakdene Wines at Oakdene Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you so much for your review and feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience at Oakdene. The whole barramundi is really a hit! I will pass on your feedback regarding the steak, I am sorry it wasn't as great as you were...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I went here for a birthday treat from my sister in law and it was beautiful. We were early so spent time wondering the gardens and looking at the art and sculptures. Once we sat down the service was awesome and treated my niece like...More

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Sally V, Oakdene Wines at Oakdene Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed Oakdene and your high tea. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch and wine tasting. The cellar door itself was.....interesting in that it was designed as a building on its side. The place is full of interesting sculptures made from junk. Friendly staff at the cellar door and restaurant. There is a cafe too....More

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Sally V, Oakdene Wines at Oakdene Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thanks for the review! Oakdene is indeed a quirky place, we are so glad you enjoyed it!

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CheeLF
19 May 2015|
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Response from Robyn F | Property representative |
No, there isn't an entrance fee to visit. However, if you want to do a wine tasting at the cellar door, there is a $5 tasting fee which is refundable on purchase of wine.
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