Simple & delicious seasonal food, sourced locally wherever possible and

served in one of Daylesford’s most beautiful locations- the Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens.


Wombat Hill House was opened by the team at Lake House in 2011 with the aim of creating a casual country cafe where people could enjoy all-day dining in a relaxed and pretty setting. Take away, grab a coffee whilst walking your dog, order a picnic and shop for some fresh produce.

Wombat Hill House aims to welcome all to enjoy this beautiful part of our village.

Don’t miss Allan Wolf-Tasker’s whimsical ‘enchanted garden’ mural painted directly onto the cafe walls.


We offer simple seasonal food, sourced locally wherever possible. We don’t publish our menu as it changes often; however, there are always a few vegetarian and vegan options available. Most menu items can be made to take away. We can even lend you a picnic basket and recommend some good spots for an afternoon of relaxation under the trees.

You’ll find fresh seasonal juices, smoothies, kefirs, local sodas, cocktails, cider, beer, wine to enjoy at your own leisure.


With COVID-19 developing in so many countries around the world, our commitment is to adhere to the strictest of World Health Organisation (WHO) advice, and the protocols advised by local and international authorities. The well-being of our guests, our associates, and our staff is our absolute priority, and you can be assured that health and safety have our complete attention.

All our employees are aware of the current requirements and are undertaking extreme levels of health and safety procedures to ensure that the highest possible hygiene standards are maintained, throughout every aspect of Lake House and Wombat Hill House.

Any member of staff returning from the affected areas abroad – or those who have family members or housemates recently returned from these regions – have automatically been asked to self-quarantine for fourteen days. We kindly ask the same of our guests. It is of vital importance for us to be in a position to ensure that any and all procedures are in place to support the health and well-being of our guests.

We will be following developments on a daily basis with intense scrutiny. If you have any further questions, please contact our Lake House Operations Manager.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support and loyalty to Lake House and Wombat Hill House.

We look forward to seeing you soon,

The Wolf-Tasker family and the Lake House & Wombat Hill House Team


Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens
(entry off Central Springs Rd) Daylesford Vic 3460
03 7017 5999

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK | 9am - 3:30pm