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Fountains Restaurant

$$ - $$$
465 Elgar Rd | Building 3, Level 2, Box Hill, Whitehorse, Victoria 3128, Australia
+61 3 9286 9278
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1 week ago
“Fantastic restaurant!”
27 Jan 2017
“excellent value”
Closed today
$$ - $$$
465 Elgar Rd | Building 3, Level 2, Box Hill, Whitehorse, Victoria 3128, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here twice now, first time with a group, second just as a couple, if your driving in, you need to turn left just at the overpass on Elgar road, otherwise you will easily miss it, don't bring your low rider, theres humps,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GTMezz
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

training restaurant for box hill tafe that offers great meals at value prices. only opens during the week for lunch. shame that they don't open weekends because as an ex-waiter weekends are the busiest and best times to learn. but the food is yummy and...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

What a find. Wonderful food and staff. Amuse boche to start and macaroons and carrot cake to finish were an unexpected treat. 25 dollars for three courses was amazing. Please try this place wheb passing through the Eastern suburbs, you're helping training staff to get...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Peta G
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I love coming here for lunch or dinner. The food is of great quality, tasty and very affordable. The staff and students are always friendly. Please keep in mind that this restaurant is to provide hospitality students with practical hands on experience as part of...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank AnnaCatharina2001
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This is a training restaurant for Box Hill TAFE students. We had a fantastic experience today from the moment we walked through the door. Prices are great, food quality and presentation is fantastic, service is really good with smiling happy faces. My only constructive comment...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank SallyP30468
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We were there for dinner and the 3 course meal was excellent. Couldn't find any fault. Coffee was great too. Highly recommended and well done to the students and staff at the Fountains Restaurant. Keep up the good work and food!

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Essendon52
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is a hospitality training restaurant where you can get a value for money meal while helping others to learn. The students all take turns at the various hospitality tasks, from menu planning, cooking to table service etc so it's actually a lot of fun...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank drraghnall
Reviewed 25 November 2015

We had a lovely and relaxing lunch today, cooked and served by TAFE students. Service was great and the prices were very reasonable. There is a variety to choose from the menu. There is also a bar in Fountains restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2015
1  Thank Sue F
Reviewed 21 November 2014

After waiting an virtually-indeterminable (lengthy) period for the traffic lights of Elgar Rd, I finally started the interesting journey into Building 3 of the Box Hill Institute: down the stairs, down a few more stairs, then up a flight, to reach the first floor. Don't...More

Date of visit: November 2014
1  Thank nawlinsgk
Reviewed 27 January 2012

Been here a few times. Wait staff are hit and miss but then they are students training. Food is a great price and tasty. Cater very well to food intolerances

1  Thank Marika S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 18 - USD 25
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 465 Elgar Rd | Building 3, Level 2, Box Hill, Whitehorse, Victoria 3128, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Whitehorse  >  Box Hill
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9286 9278
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Fountains Restaurant is Box Hill Institute’s premier training restaurant. Operating for 30 years, it has produced renowned and award-winning chefs including: Tobie Puttock, George Calombaris, Guy Grossi, Adam D’Sylva, Frank Camorra, Joe Vargetto and Curtis Stone, to name just a few. Our quality menu changes with the seasons, and showcases the best of seasonal produce. Our culinary style fuses the traditional with the modern. You’ll enjoy a la carte and buffet dining, as well as choice of beverages from our well stocked bar. Fountains Restaurant has been designed to give our future up-and-coming Chefs and Hospitality students the opportunity to gain real life experience during their studies. From front of house service to the preparation of tasty dishes, our hospitality, apprentice and cookery students are supervised and guided by industry experienced teaching staff. So make a reservation today and enjoy the hospitality offered by Fountains Restaurant. Group bookings are also welcome.
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