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Ripe at Buller Wines

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$$ - $$$, , Seafood
2804 Federation Way, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
+61 2 6032 8820
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (13 reviews)
“duck confit” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Contemporary, Australian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
2804 Federation Way, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled onto Ripe @ Buller in the Christmas break and had a great meal and encouraged our group of 8 to stop in there for lunch during the Oz long weekend doing the winery hop. The meal was superb and the pork was sensational...More

1  Thank Tony L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Ripe; and it won't be our last. The restaurant is spacious and filled with light; the views of vines and the vegetable garden is lovely; large expanses of green grass for kids to roam is impressive. The menu was...More

Thank 489antonia
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Great food and staff (which they needed more of). Our duck and gnocchi were great, however we were left waiting 20mins to order with two poor staff left running around after 50+ customers. With lunch charged at a premium (a well deserved premium) the restaurant...More

Thank JohnDaltonMelb
FiMyers, Owner at Ripe at Buller Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hi john Thanks for taking the time to write a review for our lovely restaurant. We actually had 71 customers and yes your right 2 staff. Unfortunately it is that time of year when its beyond difficult to just pick staff up at the drop...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

We had Sunday lunch here and certainly weren't disappointed. The tasting menu was wonderful - sophisticated and adventurous. City standards at country prices.

Thank Welltravelledglasgow
FiMyers, Owner at Ripe at Buller Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

So glad you enjoyed your time at our beautiful restaurant, its certainly a joy to work here, we all love it and that very obviously reflects on our service and Gavin's food. We appreciate your kind review and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Went to ripe for the first time last week. Beautiful food and wine for a Friday lunch! No kids on this trip but plenty of grassed area for them to run around. Large area to eat either indoors or out. Meal quality was first class,...More

Thank wes a
FiMyers, Owner at Ripe at Buller Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thanks for the lovely review Wes, we are so glad you enjoyed your time at our restaurant. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 December 2017

We dropped in for a tasting at Buller Wines, while we were there we noticed Ripe at Bullers, and decided to give the restaurant a go, and we were glad that we did. We ate inside as it was quieter (there was a large group...More

Thank Wayne H
FiMyers, Owner at Ripe at Buller Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant and more importantly enjoying your time with us. We absolutely and wholeheartedly agree that it is a wonderful and fabulous place and while we work very hard at providing the best possible service...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

I have been hearing good reports about Ripe at Bullers and my party of three was the first to arrive for Sunday lunch. First impressions are important and these included a smartly presented and vibrant floor staff of three, bright clean open space, beautiful vineyard...More

Thank Stephen C
FiMyers, Owner at Ripe at Buller Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant and more importantly enjoying your time with us. We absolutely and wholeheartedly agree that it is a wonderful and fabulous place and while we work very hard at providing the best possible service...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We were in the first group with Thompson’s Rutherglen wine tour to have the soup and share plates for lunch at Ripe, Buller wines. It was great food and excellent value. We still had the option to order from the main menu, but we were...More

Thank Theresa A
FiMyers, Owner at Ripe at Buller Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Thanks so much for coming along to our restaurant Terry and Dirk, we are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 20 November 2017

Mid Week visit for Lunch,at the Ripe Restaurant, lovely greeting shown table even though only one other couple inside and one person outside, The menu was superb the Chef came out and detailed everything as we asked about allergies, Wife had Orange Roughy and I...More

Thank Koalaphil
FiMyers, Owner at Ripe at Buller Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Hi Phil and thanks so much for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are happy that you enjoyed your time with us and really look forward to seeing you both again soon. Kind regards Fi

Reviewed 18 November 2017

A last minute decision to visit the winery to check it out led to one of the biggest surprises of my life. The lunch was accompanied by a Pinot Gres was as good a lunch as I have had in years. Then to follow was...More

Thank Darcy N
FiMyers, Owner at Ripe at Buller Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hello Darcy and thanks so much for the kind review of our wonderful venue. We are excited by all the fabulous things that are happening at Buller Wines, new wines, new restaurant, and our own market garden too. We are so glad you were able...More

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brian i
9 December 2017|
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Response from FiMyers | Property representative |
Ripe is open Wednesday thru Sunday from 11am till 3pm. And other times by appointment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 28
Cuisine
Contemporary, Australian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2804 Federation Way, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Rutherglen
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6032 8820
  • E-mail
Description
Sit and enjoy the breathtaking views overlooking the 100 year old Caliope vineyard at Buller Wines. Lunch is served from 11am till 3pm Wednesday thru Sunday with dinners and events (weddings etc) available by appointment. Great range of Buller Wine, craft beer/cider and other beverages also available.
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