Daylesford Cider Company
Daylesford Cider Company
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
A warm welcome awaits you at our tavern-style cellar-door, only 5 mins east of Daylesford (1.5hrs from Melbourne & Geelong, 1hr from Bendigo). Here we make a range of award-winning traditional style ciders using the heritage cider apples grown organically on the farm, alongside other locally sourced apples. Our Cider Tasting Paddle is the way to go, sampling 7 varieties of cider however we stock a range of ciders by the glass as well as other local wines, beers & soft drinks. As of Winter 2022 we will be offering casual lunchtime dining 7 days a week - visit our website for up to date information on our restaurant, hours & to secure a dining reservations. We also host private functions, occasional live music, tours, picnics in the orchard, bridal showers, probus lunches, post-wedding recoveries & wedding ceremonies. Just get in touch to find out how we can help you with your next celebration, cheers!
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Paul
Mildura, Australia10 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
Had the pleasure of stopping off at Daylesford Cider today.
We were looked after by Lily and what an asset she is to the company. Pleasant to talk to and very efficient in taking us to a table and organising our food and tasting paddles of cider and non alcoholic ciders.
The pizza was the bomb and the ciders were great too.
A wonderful place for couples, groups and families with lots of tables and even grass areas for a picnic.
Highly recommended
Written 28 December 2023
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Bec C
Port Kennedy, Australia1 contribution
June 2023 • Family
I attend Dalysford Cider for lunch with friends and family, we were a group of 10. It was a cold rainy day, inside I was hoping to be greeted with warmer temperatures, unfortunately the fire was just smoking, all patrons attending where seated with their jackets and beanies on and conversations where had about how cold it was inside.

We had to order our food and drinks from the table QR code which incurred a card processing fee and a venue surcharge fee of 10%, this differed depending on the cost of your food/drink - this is ridiculous! We didn’t have any other choice but to order from the QR code.

The staff seemed as if they didn’t want to be at work and didn’t take the time to find out who ordered what food when bringing it to the table. They just plonked it on the table, the waiter manners of the staff definitely need some work.

A pizza was almost completely forgotten, a coffee was missed some how through the ordering system and had to be followed up.
One lady at our table ordered a cocktail and to her horror saw an ant crawl out of the cinnamon stick which had been submerged in her drink!!
Overall I won’t be going back as it seemed like Mc Donald service.
Written 25 June 2023
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Sandymono
2 contributions
June 2023 • Friends
Great atmosphere. Fantastic wood fired pizzas salad charcuterie, spiced apple cider delicious. Second visit in a month.
Written 11 June 2023
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AlpineOrchid
Melbourne, Australia37 contributions
Apr 2023
We are not real cider fans, but the idea of being able to taste test a number of them was what got us to give it a try to find out why people like cider.
We had the tasting paddle with a grazing board. The grazing board was great - the cider tasting was educational, we only liked the spiced cider - I guess we stay with apple juice or water :)
Written 28 May 2023
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KLM3199
Melbourne,282 contributions
Apr 2023 • Friends
Something a bit different to try but on a sunny Sunday afternoon out under the umbrellas why wouldn’t you have some music, a singer with a guitar or something, it felt like it was missing the mark. But as far as cider goes it was fun to try the paddle, we had a lovely antipasto platter to share and we all quite enjoyed it. The place itself is a bit old but the entrance in through the lawn area is lovely. Pizzas going to other tables looked nice.
Written 2 April 2023
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Steven M
1 contribution
Mar 2023 • Friends
Went for lunch today. Paid $50 for a share platter and was extremely disappointed in it. Read some good reviews but we won’t be returning.
Written 22 March 2023
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Lyn C
Melbourne, Australia110 contributions
Jan 2023 • Friends
Visited the Daylesford Cidery with family and friends. A beautiful environment - amazing gardens with people sitting under trees and sampling the cider. We had a table on the terrace overlooking the garden whilst we sampled the Tasting Platter. Staff were attentive and made our visit memorable. We took home a few 6 packs as well.
Written 12 January 2023
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Hi Lyn, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an account of your afternoon with us, it means a lot. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time and we look forward to welcoming you back again one day soon. Cheers! the Daylesford Cider team
Written 17 January 2023
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RobJau
Hong Kong78 contributions
Nov 2022 • Friends
Warm welcome, efficient serving process, nice range of ciders to try and very good wood fired pizza. Not really a cider person but enjoyed the tasting paddle and the pizzas. Service was friendly and quick, would happily return.
Written 2 November 2022
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Hi Rob, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an account of your afternoon with us, it means a lot. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time and we look forward to welcoming you back again one day soon. Cheers! the Daylesford Cider team
Written 17 January 2023
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Rob F
Ballarat, Australia11 contributions
Sept 2022
We had lunch at a Lakehouse in Daylesford and I so enjoyed the cider I had before the meal I abandoned my intention for a wine with my meal and ordered another cider. The maitre d' told us about the cidery which was local and we decided to visit it before returning home. Staff were fantastic - welcoming us in from the cold they suggested the tasting paddle - great choice - and as they were quiet for the moment they were able to talk to us about the cidery and the different types on offer. We ended up buying some of our favourites at the cellar door - cans of Session and bottles of the Spiced Cider - it's amazing warm!!!! We were there around 45minutes and we'll be back - this time for food as well!!!
Written 2 September 2022
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Hi Rob, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an account of your visit to Daylesford Cider. We are so pleased you discovered us & made time to pop by and visit. We very much look forward to welcoming you for lunch and more ciders next time you are in our area. Till then, Cheers! the Daylesford Cider team
Written 17 January 2023
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Rhiannon F
Sunbury, Australia1 contribution
July 2022
Amazing customer service even with plenty of tables full. We dined here on Tuesday and dropped by on Wednesday to bring some cider home with us. On Tuesday, the staff member was incredibly organised, friendly and thoughtful. He took time to seat each customer and explain how to order and access the cider descriptions whilst simultaneously managing the kitchen and front of the store, he was a superstar. I am gluten-free and he made sure to ask whether certain items were suitable as they were at higher risk of cross contamination. Often in other establishments, sharing dietary requirements is a point of stress, but the staff here are very reassuring and willing to work through any concerns. The staff member we talked to on Wednesday was also extremely friendly, all in all this appears to be a wonderful place to visit in Daylesford and was one of the highlights of our trip. Our favourite ciders were the session, coppin and pear/ginger.
Written 13 July 2022
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Hi Rhiannon, This really is just so lovely to hear, thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. I have shared this with the team, in particular Todd & Andrew who are the two gentleman who served you on those days. We look forward to welcoming you back again one day, All the best Clare & Mackie
Written 7 August 2022
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