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The Cellar Door Cafe

27850 New England Hwy, Ballandean, Queensland 4383, Australia
+61 7 4684 1341
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“lunch” (37 reviews)
“mason wines” (16 reviews)
“wine tasting” (9 reviews)
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27850 New England Hwy, Ballandean, Queensland 4383, Australia
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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

We visited for lunch and managed to enjoy the serenity overlooking the lake/vines being the only diners there at the time. We arrived quite late in the day, so we rang ahead, and whilst we were made aware over the phone it was close to...More

Thank FuudTrip
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

We had lunch at Mason Wines today and although they seemed I be struggling with the 'crowd' on New Year's Day, the food was excellent and the wines we ended up purchasing. They had a great range of gluten free options including rice paper spring...More

Thank Amanda Y
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Arrived for desert and wine tasting. Only people there on a Saturday afternoon. Sticky date pudding was delicious. I dint feel the lady actually knew much about the wine though.

1  Thank Hurulu
Reviewed 6 November 2015

A lovely venue and hospitable host. Great wines and lots of variety. Lovely food in an attractive setting.

Thank Elly R
Reviewed 21 October 2015

The outlook from this cafe really makes the place. We have enjoyed Mason Wines before and their selection Is a good price compared to other local wineries. Lunch wasn't as exciting as in the past unfortunately but was still pleasant for the price. Overall a...More

Thank Blue L
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Called into this cafe whilst travelling south for a quick bite. The service was excellent and quick. The food was flavoursome and fresh. Looking over the lake was most pleasant. I look forward to calling again. It was a most pleasant experience.

Thank ben a
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We had lunch there as part of a wine tour. The food was great, the service was good, but their wines are only average.

1  Thank johnpalmer2016
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

We visited Mason Wines as part of a wine tour. We did both a tasting and lunch at Masons Wines. The lunch was very tasty - most people seemed to think similarly. However the tasting was rather disappointing - the host was a lovely guy...More

1  Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

My partner and I visited as part of a wine tour over the weekend. Bad service, nothing nice about the wine, less than average food. I was even insulted by the manager Wayne!

11  Thank HaveAGreatHol
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We were looking for a nice place for lunch in Ballandean and there were not a lot of options, so on a recommendation of an "open" place we went to Mason Winery ( despite some previous negative comments we had seen on TripAdvisor. Yes, the...More

Thank Neil2014
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Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27850 New England Hwy, Ballandean, Queensland 4383, Australia (Formerly Cellar Door Cafe)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Ballandean
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4684 1341
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