JAZZ™ Apples - Now in season

Unlike any of the apple orchards in Victoria, the Orchard at Montague provides a full day of fun with family and friends just 35 kilometers from Melbourne. The Orchard features Stella’s Kitchen, a 120 seat café where you can dine in or take away, a pick your own orchard, as well as a store where you can taste and shop seasonal fresh produce and locally sourced artisan products at Bill’s Orchard Gate

All located right next door to the 220 hectare Lysterfield Park which offers a range of recreational activities from mountain bike trails, sailing and canoeing, bushwalking and see some of Australia’s native wildlife including Kangaroos and birds.

Learn more about Lysterfield Park here.

Bill’s Orchard Gate

Bill’s Orchard Gate is named after Bill Montague who started our family owned business when he planted the first apple trees on the Narre Warren North Orchard three generations ago.
Growing over the years to become one of Australia's largest fruit growers, we have learned a thing or two over that time.

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The Little Orchard

Our Little Orchard Tours have now closed for the season. All our fruit has been harvested and we are preparing for the next season. We are looking to recommence our tours in Summer 2021.

If you would like to be the first to hear about our Orchard tours for next season, register your details below.

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Stella’s Kitchen

Stella’s Kitchen is named after family matriarch Stella Montague, who passionately cared for her family while they worked on the Orchard at Narre Warren North.
Located right next to Lysterfield National park, the café offers a new destination with close access to the scenic national park and the beautiful landscape of our Orchard.

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Facility Tours

We are excited to welcome visitors to tour our new expanded fruit processing facility that will have the capacity to process more than 280 million pieces of fruit each year.

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We look forward to welcoming you.

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Stella's Kitchen Opening Hours
**Lockdown 6.0 Take Away Only: Monday - Sunday – 9am-2pm **

Take Away
Monday - Sunday – 8.30am - 3pm

Dine In
Tuesday - Friday – 9am - 4pm
Saturday & Sunday – 8.30am - 4pm

Bill’s Orchard Gate Opening Hours
**Lockdown 6.0 Monday - Sunday – 9am-2pm **

Monday - Sunday – 8.30am - 4pm

18 Horswood Road, Narre Warren North, Victoria 3805.

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Here's a treat for the kids filled with all the good kinds of sugar. 🍎⁠

Our freshly squeezed Kissabel® Apple juice is just as flavoursome as it looks. ❤️⁠

👉 Pick up a fresh apple juice at Bill's Orchard Gate before heading over to Lysterfield Park, making the most of the long weekend. ⁠

Both Bill's Orchard Gate and Stella's Kitchen takeaway are open from 9am until 2pm all weekend. ⁠

Let us know 👇 what outdoor recreation you have planned this long weekend.⁠

#MontagueOrchard #Montague #Experience

Have your recipes been on repeat over the past few months? ⁠

Why not stop by Bill’s Orchard over the long weekend and pick up some envy™ apples and try this envy™ Apple Crumble Bar. 😋⁠

All you'll need is 👇⁠

🍎 envy™ apples⁠
👉 Flour⁠
🥥 Desiccated coconut⁠
👉 Brown sugar⁠
🧈 Butter⁠
👉 Rolled oats⁠
👉 Cinnamon⁠
🍋 Lemon juice ⁠

Spruce it up with some thick caramel sauce to serve and you're good to go. ⁠You're welcome.⁠

💻 Hit the link in our bio 👆 for the full recipe. ⁠

👨‍🍳 Tag someone who likes to get creative in the kitchen 👇⁠

#MontagueOrchard #Montague #Experience

Did someone say lunchtime Poke Bowl?⁠ 😍⁠

Drop by Stella's Kitchen for a takeaway lunch and coffee before letting the kids run around exploring Lysterfield Park and Lake. ⁠

Open every day from 9am until 2pm, here's what you'll find on our takeaway menu ⁠👇⁠

🥗 Seasonal poke bowl $15⁠
(add smoked salmon or chicken $3)⁠

🍗 Chicken and chips ⁠$12⁠
🍅 Vegetarian frittata⁠ $5.50⁠
🍓Scones with jam and cream $12⁠
🥐 Fresh pastries ⁠
🥖 A selection of paninis⁠
☕ Barista-made coffee and hot drinks⁠

🙋 Tag someone lucky enough to be in our 10km radius to let them know 👇⁠

#MontagueOrchard #Montague #Experience

Swap screen time 📱 for green time 🌳 this school holidays with a walk around Lysterfield Park with a barista-made coffee. ⁠

🚶‍♂️ If you're located in our 10km radius, take a break and hit the 6km Lysterfield Lake circuit loop before refuelling with a coffee ☕ and a snack. ⁠

🍽️ Plan a picnic with a friend and stock up on supplies from Bill's Orchard Gate.⁠

Bill's Orchard Gate and our Stella's Kitchen takeaway area are open every day from 9am until 2pm, serving a special lockdown takeaway menu. ⁠

Tag a friend 👇 who you are planning some outdoor recreation with.⁠

#MontagueOrchard #Montague #Experience

Spark some joy in the kitchen with a colourful 🌈 collection of pickles and relish. 🧡⁠

Sourced from local makers and creators, Bill's Orchard Gate has you covered when it comes to pantry staples. ⁠

🛒 Grab a basket and stock up on fresh fruit 🍎 and vegetables 🥕 to whip up in the kitchen over the weekend. ⁠
We're open from 9am until 2pm every day during lockdown. ⁠

If you need some recipe inspo, click the link in our bio and search our apple recipes.⁠

#MontagueOrchard #Montague #Experience

👂🏻 Listen up fruit lovers and green thumbs, this one is for you. ⁠

For a limited time, yellow nectarine trees will be available to purchase from Bill’s Orchard Gate for $49.99. ⁠

🌳 The trees are a variety called Supersweet Nectarine and would make a tasty addition to any garden. ⁠

Hands up if you would love a nectarine tree in your garden.⁠

#MontagueOrchard #Montague #Experience

Fresh scones, yes please ⁠🥰 ⁠

Light, fluffy, and topped with 🍓 jam and cream, our takeaway scones are a local favourite. ⁠

If you live locally, break up the day with a snack from Stella's Kitchen takeaway - we're open from 9am to 2pm daily. ⁠

Here are a few options for your morning tea, lunch or afternoon tea break 👇.⁠

🍗 Chicken and chips ⁠
🍅 Vegetarian frittata⁠
🍣 Seasonal poke bowl⁠
🌯 Chicken rice paper rolls⁠
🥐 Fresh pastries ⁠
🥖 A selection of paninis⁠
☕ Barista-made coffee and hot drinks⁠

☀️ Increase your step count for the day and add a lap of Lysterfield Park and Lake before you stop by. ⁠

🙋 Tag someone lucky enough to be in our 5km radius to let them know 👇⁠

📷 @bopo_mum_can_run

#MontagueOrchard #Montague #Experience

After something special for the whole family to enjoy? 🥧⁠

Grab one of our take-home family pies from our Stella's Kitchen takeaway area. 👇⁠

🥧 Chicken and leek $30 ⁠
🍎 envy™ apple crumble $28

📞 Call (03) 9658 5912 to order ahead and ensure you don't miss out. ⁠

Our takeaway area is open from 9am until 2pm every day.⁠

Tag someone in our 5km radius to let them know 👇 ⁠

#MontagueOrchard #Montague #experience

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