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Dandenong Ranges Cafes & Restaurants

The Dandenong Ranges is a fantastic weekend destination with so many things to see and do! While in the area, make sure to check out the huge range of cosy cafes and award winning restaurants in the region.
Best Dandenong Ranges Lunch and Dinner Restaurants & Cafes Guide




One of the most well known restaurants in the Dandenong Ranges is Sky High which is nestled amidst the hilly landscape and the cool fern glades of Mount Dandenong. This restaurant serves beautiful food, but is best known for the views after sunset. At night, you will see a spectacular view of the sparkling city lights in Melbourne.

Another popular choice is the Cuckoo Restaurant which boasts a unique Bavarian atmosphere where you can enjoy a smorgasbord of delicious food as well as enjoy the fun music and singing that is offered every day! A great family friendly venue, the Cuckoo restaurant is a great choice for group gatherings.

There are plenty of small cafes located in Olinda, Belgrave and Mount Dandenong where you can grab a quick snack or a sit down meal. So come to the Dandenong Ranges for a fun day out and enjoy some of the local food on offer!




Sky High

Sky High

Mount Dandenong, VIC

The Sky High Restaurant and lookout is located less than an hour from the Melbourne CBD; nestled amidst the hilly landscape and the cool fern glades of Mount Dandenong. This beautiful venue contains numerous lush trees...

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Cuckoo Restaurant

Cuckoo Restaurant

Olinda, VIC

Try the delicious smorgasbord meals at this fun-filled venue in the Dandenong Ranges. The restaurant boasts a unique Bavarian atmosphere; perfect for couples, groups and families to enjoy. Since 1958, the...

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Coonara Springs

Coonara Springs

Olinda, VIC

Coonara Springs Restaurant, Gardens and Accommodation is one of the oldest restaurants in the Dandenong Ranges and is a major attraction in the region. Located on 7 landscaped acres, the property has extensive views...

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King Henry Arts Cafe

King Henry Arts Cafe

Sassafras, VIC

King Henry Arts cafe is a family-owned cafe located in scenic Sassafras, just an hour’s drive from the Melbourne CBD. The most interesting aspect about this charming cafe is that it is more than a hundred years...

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Burnham Beeches

Burnham Beeches

Sherbrooke, VIC

Burnham Beeches is a legendary mansion tucked away in Sherbooke, about 40 minutes away from the Melbourne CBD. The exquisite mansion is in Art-Deco style, a type of architecture that emerged in the 1930s and has been...

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Pie In The Sky

Pie in the Sky

Olinda, VIC

Pie in the Sky is an award-winning cafe that takes great pride in serving some of the best meat pies in Australia. The cafe is best known for its fresh hand-made pies and its reverence for lean and fresh ingredients...

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Marybrooke Manor

Marybrooke Manor

Sherbrooke, VIC

Marybrooke Manor is a resplendent guest house and wedding venue located at the edge of the idyllic Sherbrooke forest. It is one of the most amazing wedding destinations in the Dandenong Ranges and it has protected...

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The Piggery Cafe

The Piggery Cafe

Sherbrooke, VIC

The Piggery cafe is an idyllic eatery located in Burnham Beeches, one of the region’s most spectacular mansions. Unsurprisingly, the cafe’s name was inspired by the fact that it is housed in what was once a...

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Round Bird Can’t Fly

Round Bird Can’t Fly

Lilydale, VIC

Round Bird Can’t Fly is an amazing cafe where you can combine food, wine and art all in the one location. Round Bird prides itself on using local produce with fresh bread, local coffee and regional wines available...

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Dudley’s

Dudley’s

Olinda, VIC

Dudley’s is the perfect restaurant to wine and dine in Olinda while immersing yourself in the rich culture of the region. This popular restaurant prides itself in preparing Australian meals with key influences...

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Grants On Sherbrooke

Grants On Sherbrooke

Kallista, VIC

Grants On Sherbrooke is a cafe that offers every visitor the unique opportunity to experience the sights, sounds and tastes right in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges. Whether you are enjoying a quiet bushwalk or would...

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Fortnums

Fortnums

Sassafras, VIC

Fortnums is located in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges, overlooking the majestic ranges in the distance. Set amongst lush green gardens, Fortnums is a restaurant, wedding and functions venue all rolled in one...

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Sooki Lounge Belgrave

Sooki Lounge Belgrave

Belgrave, VIC

Sooki Lounge Belgrave is a lively gastropub that takes pride in being one of the Dandenong Ranges most incredible locations for live events. Best known as a venue for music lovers and night owls, Sooki is a must visit...

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Copperfields Restaurant

Copperfields Restaurant

Olinda, VIC

Copperfields Restaurant is the perfect venue for adventurous dining and is located in the heart of Dandenong Ranges. Whether you are looking for a casual hangout over a cup of coffee, or fine dining and world-class...

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Ranges At Olinda

Ranges at Olinda

Olinda, VIC

Ranges at Olinda prides itself in being a cafe by day and a restaurant by night, and this provides visitors with the best of both worlds in Olinda. Meet, drink and indulge in one of the Dandenong Ranges‘ hotspots...

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Dine Divine

Dine Divine

Sassafras, VIC

Dine Divine is located in Sassafras and is a delightful place to relax and enjoy the best of the Dandenong Ranges. Dine Divine is part cafe, restaurant and bar, tucked away amongst the rolling hills with the most...

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Ripe Cafe

Ripe Cafe

Sassafras, VIC

Ripe cafe is a charming eatery tucked away in the heart of Sassafras, a popular tourist town in the Dandenong Ranges. This quaint cafe whips up the most delicious country meals and pastries with a homely touch, making...

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The Deli Platter

The Deli Platter

Olinda, VIC

The Deli Platter is a cafe and delicatessen located in the picturesque suburb of Olinda in the Dandenong Ranges. The Deli Platter serves a huge range of delicious homemade foods that are freshly prepared daily and are...

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Miss Marple’s Tearoom

Miss Marple’s Tearoom

Sassafras, VIC

Miss Marple’s Tearoom is a charming restaurant that is tucked away in Sassafras, a quaint township in the Dandenong Ranges. Miss Marples is an enchanting destination for visitors looking for a culinary adventure...

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The Independent Restaurant And Bar

The Independent Restaurant and Bar

Gembrook, VIC

The Independent Restaurant and Bar is a casual restaurant setting that serves authentic Argentinian cuisine with Spanish and Italian influences. This dining destination seeks to provide an exceptional culinary journey...

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Destiny Point Cafe

Destiny Point Cafe

Kalorama, VIC

Destiny Point cafe is a must-visit while in the Dandenong Ranges, thanks to its rich heritage. This charming attraction has a history that spans more than a century and is perhaps the best place to visit if you would...

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