Frequently Asked Questions and Answers.


What time do you open?

We are open from 9 am to 4 pm 7 days per week. Newman’s Nursery is open until 5 pm.

We are also open for Dinner from 6.30pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, where we serve a la carte and Chefs Tasting Menu featuring locally sourced fresh and seasonal ingredients (Bookings essential).

We are closed on Good Friday, Christmas day, Boxing Day and open at 12pm on ANZAC Day.

Why do you close at 4 pm and the Garden Centre shuts at 5pm?

We shut at 4 pm to allow for at least 2 hours of cleaning and preparing for the next day.

Are your menus available on line?

Yes. All menus are available on line. They are updated within 2 working days of any major changes.

Is the restaurant child friendly?

Yes it certainly is. If you would like to book a high chair please let us know when you ring.

What is the largest group booking you can do?

For canapé parties we are licensed for a maximum of 110 people and for sit down functions we can seat up to 50 people inside, 24 more on the patio with heaters overlooking the garden.

Do you cater for weddings?

Yes, we can cater for small weddings. Please inquire on 08 8263 0818.

Are the scones made in house?

Yes. We have 4 chefs and an apprentice who are all well versed in The Art of Making Scones. Several fresh trays of scones are made each day and loads more are made every weekend to enjoy with lashings of rich cream and tasty apricot or raspberry jam.

Do you have gluten free options?

Yes. We always carry gluten free cakes such as Orange Almond cake and Chocolate Mud cake.

These cakes can also be ordered as whole cakes for special events.

We also have gluten free bread and can arrange gluten free dishes such as our chicken dish on the main menu.  Please request gluten free when ordering.

Do you cater for Vegans?

Yes. As our menu changes frequently to move with the seasons, please book ahead

How much do your High Teas cost?

Currently the High Teas cost $45.00 and includes one regular, organic Rio coffee or a pot of T-Bar pure tea. High Tea is served at either 10am or 2.30pm seven days a week.

Small group bookings for High Teas need to be made 24 hours before required time or a soon as possible to ensure avaliability. Large groups of 10 or more should book in as soon as possible to ensure you can secure the required space, date and time in the restaurant.

Please note that bookings of eight or more requrie a $10 per person deposit to secure the booking and no split bills is offered.


Do you have lactose free products?

Yes we can use soy milk and lactose free milk for coffees and teas.

We also have a cake and a number of main meal / grazing options.