Eling Forest Winery
Eling Forest Winery
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Monday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
About
Our Urban style cellar door, brewary, brew pub and wine bar is the perfect contrast to our rustic farming roots. We are the closed Southern Highlands cellar door to Sydney located just as you enter the highlands. We offer a truely immersive experience as the only operating winery & brewery where your tasting whilst we are making around you. We aim to be pressing, bottling, brewing, stomping on Fridays & Saturdays every week so you can really experience the production of our wines, ciders and beers first hand. As the day gets on we bring down the tables and chairs and fire up the smokers and ovens for a casual dinning experience on weekend evenings until 10pm. Coming soon is our Smokey Sundays the perfect recovery session with chilled beats and smoked meats. Tractorless Vineyard embraces a combination of old world knowledge and skills with new world techniques all guided by Biodynamic principles.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Jane
3 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
This was a great vineyard-the lady at the cellar door who served us was lovely and very helpful and knowledgeable.

The wines were great.

A lovely experience
Written 22 October 2023
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Paradisenow2014
Springwood, Australia10 contributions
Dec 2022
Setting and gardens are really beautiful but the food I ordered was average. I ordered the dips ( 2 small dips with about 10 biscuits and some olives). For the price it was really below standard. Such a shame because the location is really nice.
Written 20 December 2022
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louise v
2 contributions
June 2022 • Friends
Stayed there last weekend, nice place but needs a big makeover. The kitchen was a bit dirty, blinds didn’t work. Staff friendly but not enough, took a long time to order breakfast and receive it. The cottage was very old and very cold not suitable for rent in my opinion. It’s also a 20 min drive to Bowral so a bit far out. With an upgrade could be a great place 😊
Written 16 June 2022
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Matthew S
4 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
Loved the accommodation, the grounds and the cafe. Good hosts. Quiet. Good common saves if with friends.
Written 8 January 2022
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ausiedownunder
Sydney24 contributions
Nov 2021
Stopped here for lunch at midday and ordered bacon and eggs on sourdough from the all day breakfast menu.
Having worked for many years in the food industry I can assure you that these eggs, bacon and bread were obviously prepared for breakfast and left to keep warm for the luncheon trade. The eggs were flat and rock hard, the bacon was too hard to chew and the sourdough had gone like cardboard. What a great shame, such an interesting place to stop over when heading to or from Canberra -- but not any more.
Written 17 November 2021
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rocky rad
Warrawee, Australia40 contributions
Nov 2021
Great location on the Hume Highway. Are you going anywhere from Sydney to Canberra direction past Bowral? You must stop here and taste the great wines on offer. Will not miss it agin if I am around this part of the world. Out of the 60 odd wineries around here, I certainly would take trouble visiting here.
Written 9 November 2021
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spinneretti
Sydney, Australia50 contributions
May 2021
This was our first winery for the day, we had a Chinese girl do the tasting. Her English was OK. It was a pleasant enough tasting without being great.
Written 3 June 2021
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Isabel B
Melbourne, Australia517 contributions
Apr 2021
We have now stopped here about 3 or 4 times on our up to Sydney from Melbourne and vice versa. ITs a lovely country winery with a nice cafe though this time now in April the menu was very limited. Bring back the chicken salad you had before pls! We sat outside in the sunshine and had the goats cheese tarts with a small salad. the surroundings are lovely, quiet and nice to have a break from the Hume hwy.
But would definitely suggest you come up with a new menu and more staff as the queue was long and so was the wait.
Written 20 April 2021
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Melaine B
1 contribution
Mar 2021 • Couples
People serving need to have a smile on their face and maybe say hello to their customers .My husband and myself have been meaning to stop there on one of our many trips this way and did today with our friends .Very disappointed with the man and woman serving there as they were not friendly at all !My poached eggs were hard and you had to ask for butter for the toast .won’t be going there ever again or recommending the place to anyone .
Written 11 March 2021
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Geoff G
7 contributions
Mar 2021 • Couples
Travelling from Lennox Head to Gundaroo 3-4 times a year always entails the compulsory morning tea on day two at the wonderful Elings Cafe. Great menu and the friendliest of service. A magnet for those looking for a refreshing stop.
Enjoyed the atmosphere this morning and look forward to our next southern travel this way.
Lennoxlefty
Written 1 March 2021
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