The Orchard at Montague is a truly unique experience, nestled next to Lysterfield Park at the southern foothills of the Dandenong Ranges.
The Orchard at Montague invites you for a memorable experience with family and friends, just 35 kilometers from Melbourne. Experience our flourishing orchard, growing a variety of seasonal fruits; a seasonal menu of divine dining at Stella’s Kitchen; and an array of fresh produce and local artisan goods at Bill’s Orchard Gate.
Neighbouring the 220-hectare Lysterfield Park, offering walking tracks, mountain bike trails, and a beautiful lake, plus a peek at Australia’s native wildlife, like hopping kangaroos and chirping birds. Learn more about Lysterfield Park here.
Named after the Montague family matriarch, Stella’s Kitchen offers an enchanting dining experience at our beautiful Narre Warren North orchard, only a short drive from the CBD.
Get to know the loving Stella, through the seasonal menu of recipes she loved.
Enjoy fresh, local seasonal produce, including fruit direct from the orchard, among breathtaking scenery.
We look forward to welcoming you.
To make a booking, click the button below. Alternatively call the restaurant directly on 03 9658 5912.
For group bookings larger than 10, please email [email protected]
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Restaurant Opening Hours
Breakfast & Lunch
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Friday – 9am - 4pm
Saturday & Sunday – 8.30am - 4pm
Monday - Friday – from 10am
Saturday & Sunday – from 8.30am
Bill’s Orchard Gate Opening Hours
Monday – 9.30am - 2.30pm
Tuesday – Thursday – 9.30am - 4.30pm
Friday – 9.30am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday – 9am - 5pm
Please note that Public Holiday Opening Hours may vary. Please also note a 10% surcharge on Saturdays and 15% surcharge on Sundays at Stella's Kitchen.
18 Horswood Road, Narre Warren North, Victoria 3804
Bill’s Orchard Gate
Bill’s Orchard Gate offers fresh produce, locally-crafted goods and homewares. From hand-picked fruit from the orchard, chocolates, chutneys and teas, to ceramics and homewares from the renowned pottery artist, Robert Gordon.
Bill's Orchard Gate is integral to The Orchard at Montague experience. Treat yourself to a freshly-squeezed juice after a walk around Lysterfield Lake; discover a new apple with fresh fruit tastings; or simply take in the tranquility of the space itself.
Pick-Your-Own Orchard Tour
The Little Orchard is gorgeously situated opposite Stella’s Kitchen and grows abundant with apples, pears, plums, apricots, peaches and nectarines. We are delighted to offer exciting and educational Orchard Tours that will inspire you to plant your own fruit trees.
Did you know all Montague apples are hand-picked? Our Pick-Your-Own tours invite you to our lush orchard, where you'll be guided on seasonality, how to properly pick fruit and the differences in our varieties.
Pick-Your-Own orchard tours run through stone fruit season, usually from late November to early March. Secure your spot below.
Go behind-the-scenes of our innovative production facility, in an exclusive tour guided by knowledgeable Montague staff.
With the ability to process over 300 million pieces of fruit a year, you’ll learn about the modern technology and passionate minds that power our production. From where fruit is delivered straight from the orchard, to quality checking, to packing, to distribution to your local supermarket. After this fascinating tour, you'll have a whole new appreciation for fresh fruit!
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