Fondata 1872

Takeaway menu available Friday-Sunday 4pm-8pm as well as "Fondata at Home" heat at home each week. Fondata 1872 restaurant will be re-opening Friday 30 October for dinner. Bookings essential. Bookings being taken now.

Located in the heart of Kangaroo Ground, Fondata 1872 Restaurant & Bar is set in the stunning rolling hills of the Yarra Valley.

With a focus on seasonal produce and wines, guests can experience Italian inspired food that showcases the culinary secrets of the Yarra Valley.  Guests can enjoy a “city style, country hospitality” experience by the grand fireplace in the dining room, sip on locally made wines in our wine bar, or create long-lasting memories in the historical Weller’s Room, our stunning private dining and events space.

Trading Hours

Wednesday - Friday 12pm - Late.

Saturday - Sunday 11.30am - Late

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