Best 11 Places to Wine & Dine on Tamborine
Tamborine Mountain and surrounds has so many places to discover. From wineries, to cafes and restaurants, we have listed a few our our favourites for you to explore and enjoy during your visit.
1. Mason Wines & Eden Restaurant
32 Hartley Rd, Tamborine Mountain QLD 4272
Mason Wines boutique winery aims at producing an extensive range of top quality wines for the discerning palate.
Mason Wines Vineyard Estate is surrounded by a sanctuary of magnificent wildlife, fresh mountain air and lush fragrant gardens. The cellar door team will guide you on a journey through Mason’s extensive range with styles and varieties to suit all palates. Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays.
Regretfully, due to unforeseen circumstances at Mason Wines estate Eden Restaurant Mt Tamborine is closed.
2. Tamborine Mountain Distillery
87-91 Beacon Road, North Tamborine, QLD 4272
Australia’s most Internationally-awarded Distillery and Liquor brand in the New Millennium! Established in 1993, Tamborine Mountain Distillery have established a world-wide reputation as creators of high quality liqueurs, vodkas, schnapps and eaux-de-vie. This reputation, largely developed by word of mouth and reinforced by now over 300 international awards, has seen people coming not only from all Australian states but from all over the world. Closed on Sundays. Open Monday-Saturday 10am-3pm.
3. Heritage Estate Wines
Cnr Shelf & Bartle Roads, Mt Tamborine QLD 4271
Heritage Wines encompasses relaxed elegance, with our majestic building with sweeping views over the Gold Coast hinterland and out to the Pacific Ocean. The Heritage embodies relaxed elegance, with an up-market dining style with Mount Tamborine’s most photogenic views over the Gold Coast. Having won many prestigious awards for their wines in 2015, Heritage Estate Wines received a 5 star rating in James Halliday’s 2016 Australian Wine Companion. They were also named by James Halliday as one of the Ten Dark Horse wineries of 2016.
4. Pethers Rainforest Retreat
28b Geissmann Street, North Tamborine Qld 4272
Pethers Rainforest Restaurant is proud of its reputation as one of south east Queensland’s most romantic dining experiences. Their intimate restaurant is set around a massive open sided and elevated fire place and overlooks our pristine rainforest, which is dramatically floodlit on evenings. Pethers Rainforest Restaurant is fully licenced restaurant is only open Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, with bookings highly recommended.
5. Cedar Creek Estate
104-144 Hartley Rd, North Tamborine QLD 4272
The vineyards at Cedar Creek Estate offer the perfect location for a relaxing lunch. Lunch is available daily from 11am until 3pm, with Devonshire Tea between 10am and 4pm. You will enjoy delightful garden settings in the Gazebo, Veranda or Deck with views of the Mt Tamborine scenery from the restaurant, or if you prefer, indoor dining in the Hamblin Room. Open 7 days a week.
Cedar Creek Estate Vineyard and Winery is a well known Cellar Door in the Mount Tamborine region, with an impressive range of wines from the varietal tastes of Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho, Chardonnay or Shiraz to the sweeter styles of Rose, Moscato, Ports, Liqueur Muscat and Dessert Wines. Whatever your taste in wine is, we’ll have something you can enjoy and share with friends. Our team of Cellar Door staff will guide you through the list of wines on offer or host your next group tasting in our Heritage Bar. Wine tasting is $4 per person with 5 styles of wines on offer to taste.
6. St Bernards
101 Alpine Tce, Mt Tamborine, QLD, 4272 Australia
St Bernards Hotel is situated in the most ideal position. Located on the edge of an ancient volcanic escarpment, the hotel commands wonderful views of Tamborine Valley overlooking Guanaba Gorge, Moreton Bay, the Gold Coast skyline and the Pacific Ocean. On one hand you have the sea views and on the other the invigorating air of the mountains. So come and enjoy some country hospitality with views that are spectacular, fine dining for every occasion and an experience that’s well worth it.
7. Witches Falls Winery
79 Main Western Road North Tamborine, QLD 4272
Witches Falls Winery take pride in creating wines that you will love to drink and take home. They produce three distinctive ranges of wines: Granite Belt, Wild Ferment and Prophecy, each providing a unique look at different styles and practices in both viticulture and winemaking. Come and visit the team at the Winery for a wine tasting flight and sales. Tasting is $6 per person for a flight of 6 wines of your choice from their extensive wine list. Open Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm and Saturday & Sunday from 10am to 5pm.
8. Drift Bar Cafe Lounge Bar & Restaurant
1525 Tamborine-Oxenford Road Tamborine Queensland 4272
Drift is located on the top of beautiful Tamborine Mountain the jewel in the crown of the Gold Coast Hinterland. Offering a relaxed environment where you can take a break for a beautiful Merlo coffee made with love and care by one of their trained Baristas or perhaps something a little stronger from our fully stocked Bar including Cocktails and local wine.
9. Hilltop on Tamborine
1525 Tamborine-Oxenford Road, Tamborine, QLD 4272
“Hilltop on Tamborine” licensed cafe/restaurant has beautiful coastal views over the trees. The large dining tables and the skylight grills are made of recycled timber and the lights are made of old recycled drums. Cafe/restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch from Wednesday to Sunday.
10. La Ferme Provencale
87 Main Western Road, North Tamborine, QLD 4272
A uniquely French bistro, serving genuine French food prepared by a French lady chef. Enjoy a kir royal or blanc on the stone walled terrace overlooking the Mediterranean gardens. Butter Croissants are baked daily and served with their special roast coffee in a traditional French bowl in the morning, together with scrumptious hot breakfasts, a large selection of French dishes for lunch, and European patisseries in the afternoon. Fixed dinner menu on Fridays. A la carte every other time. Fully licensed. Open 10am-10pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday only.
11. The Bearded Dragon
Lot 2 Tamborine Mountain Road, Tamborine, QLD 4272
Discover The Bearded Dragon in Mt Tamborine, a hidden gem that prides itself on serving up good old fashioned Australian hospitality. Experience all that our Mt Tamborine hotel and casual dining restaurant has to offer with food served all day 7 days till late. Featuring a scrumptious menu boasting an array of delicious starters, mains and desserts, local scenic rim produce and try our chefs Tamborine Farmhouse BBQ every Weekend for Breakfast and lunch or choose the great options from the chef prepared blackboards or a la carte menu.