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Fairfield Park Boathouse & Tea Gardens

££ - £££Cafe, , Vegan Options
Fairfield Park Drive, Fairfield, Yarra, Victoria 3078, Australia
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“scones” (22 reviews)
“the river” (31 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Fairfield Park Drive, Fairfield, Yarra, Victoria 3078, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying that this venue has much to offer on a warm sunny day, and possibly if you limited your expectations to drinks only, all would be wonderful possibly a 4 star, BUT on Father's Day it was shocking and almost led...More

Thank CliveLK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to take a break and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the yarra river . Set amongst the gum trees on the banks of the river , just a short scroll down a steep path and you are in a different world . Usually...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Had a very yummy breakfast here . Beautiful views and right next to the heater on the balcony . Screens down so we were very comfortable . Good toilet and great service on a cool morning

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely disgraceful. We waited an hour for our food and it had still not arrived so we went to see how far away it was only to find out that they never ended up putting our order through to the kitchen in the first place...More

Thank Vanessa H
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The location doesn’t get much better than this - on the banks of the yarra, a lovely old heritage cafe with a real fire to welcome you on a crisp winter’s morning. We stopped our morning hike here for a coffee and some freshly baked...More

1  Thank Mrs_Maltman
Reviewed 4 August 2018

A really quirky boathouse, in an amazing location. Well worth just a visit to check it out. However, whilst the staff are friendly, the queueing to order took forever, and then the food took ages to arrive. When it did, sadly, it was underwhelming and...More

Thank itsBG
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Went here for breakfast last weekend, and was quite disappointed with the quality of food and the pricing charged. I understand it must cost a lot on the upkeep of the heritage property, but the pricing for ok food was outrageous. There are many much...More

Thank Rydel100
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The location is stunning. Very beautiful. The food.....not that great. In fact, not good enough for the price at all. Bring a BBQ lunch instead. Use the picnic tables and BBQs next door on the river. You can still hire boats which are a lot...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Visited this cafe last week with medium to high expectations.. The lining up to order concept was unimpressive. As it became my turn, I ordered 2 chai lattes a hedgehog. There seemed to be a lot of confusion between staff and the energy was quite...More

Thank Elijah M
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I should have believed the other reviews, and suggested to friends that we pack a picnic rather than using the restaurant... certainly wished we had of both during and after our lunch. Ok, so it was Queens birthday Monday so it was busy, you can...More

Thank gosnm
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21 January 2017|
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Response from Sevil A | Reviewed this property |
There is a steep walk to the restaurant. There is access too half of the restaurant. The view is amazing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 18:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairfield Park Drive, Fairfield, Yarra, Victoria 3078, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: 6194861501
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