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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant perfectly sited in the heart of tiny Ballandean serves a great dinner within a well restored historical old church. Nine of us were expertly served dishes all covered in food,a great selection of well priced wines was used to lubricate and aid mastication, highly recommended for a great night out. We all live locally so did not stay...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal, great service. Excellent menu and wine list. Good atmosphere in a lovely venue. Bar area for pre dinner drinks. Cottages attached for accommodation. Open fire places for winter. A good place for that "Brass Monkey " experience.

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Thank Ge0ff54
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2017

John and Penny looked after us very well, vineyard cottages are highly recommended. We finished off our stay with a great meal in the restaurant and an excellent bottle of wine from the local Tobin Vineyard.

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Thank David M
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Cottages & Restaurant are in a wonderful setting. Very clean and tidy. Joy to walk around gardens. Food is exceptional. Restaurant has great ambience. Staff are friendly and service spot on. Would recommend this venue.

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Thank Lorraine O
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a great place to stay when visiting The Granite Belt. We have stayed here before and will do so again. John and Penny are wonderful generous hosts. These are clean, well appointed cottages with great food in their restaurant. The grounds are outstanding too. Sitting out front drinking a local wine as the sun set was magical. Do...

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Noosa Heads, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Amazing to find such a gem on the New England Highway; beautiful gardens complete with wistaria; quaint and comfortable cottages (the King Terraces are the pick of the bunch); lovely dining and breakfast areas with ditto food. Delicious dinner of the extremely well cooked home variety - the sort you'd spend days knocking up for a dinner party; brilliant breakfast...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We ate here last week on a Wednesday night (when there's not a lot else open in Ballandean). We really enjoyed our meal and the environment. We had the restaurant to ourselves and enjoyed talking to the chef after a long day visiting vineyards and generally indulging ourselves. A nice way to round off the day....

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Thank ilovefood842
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had diner here during a recent visit to Ballandean. From booking the table and arranging for a special request for when we arrived nothing was too much trouble > we were met by the owner and shown our table immediately. The menu was not extensive but contained many choices for us , all which we thoroughly enjoyed . Service...

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Thank andy l
Toowoomba
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We had a party of 8 (4 rooms)for two nights. The rooms were comfortable and the hosts friendly enough however the chef spoilt the weekend for us. He refused to serve breakfast to one of our group on the first morning because she tried to order at 9:01! Breakfast is only served from 8-9.00. The evening meal was only average...

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JC131, Owner at Vineyard Cottages and Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Mark. Firstly I would like express my sorrow for your disappointment and respond to your comments. I have spoken to our Head Chef and he explained to me that there was no problem with the guest having continental breakfast when she arrived at 9:01 it was 15 minutes later when she decided she wanted a cooked breakfast that the...

Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The rooms were comfortable and warm. The gardens well maintained and interesting. Close to local wineries and antique stores. Great food stores locally. Dining in the restaurant was terriffic, food was awesome and staff very friendly. Chef gave great advice on local wines to taste.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vineyard Cottages is Stanthorpe's longest established and highest AAA rated premium boutique accommodation. Private cottages nestle in established gardens in the small village of Ballandean, 15km south of Stanthorpe and central to the Granite Belt's premium wineries. The onsite licensed restaurant, The Vineyard Cafe,features fresh local produce on its delicious breakfast and dinner menus. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vineyard Cottages and Cafe

Address: 28126 New England Highway, Ballandean, Queensland 4382, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Ballandean
Price Range: £135 - £149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Vineyard Cottages and Cafe 4.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“we had dinner in the restaurant we did not stay at the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles robinp303, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cottages are unique. Plenty of privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles lorraineo25, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“King Terrace is the best”
 of 5 bubbles SusieJohn0, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You could ask for a cottage the furtherest away from the main road”
 of 5 bubbles robwG5255SU, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had room six - lovely!”
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