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Abbotsford Convent

1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford, Yarra, Victoria 3067, Australia
+61 3 9415 3600
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1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford, Yarra, Victoria 3067, Australia
+61 3 9415 3600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I fear that I did not discover the best of this wonderful space. The cafes share space to create a fantastic outdoor/indoor all year round experience. The Convent Bakery really blew us away with pastries and cakes that make one salivate! Outdoor and inside galleries...More

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a peaceful spot, beautiful old buildings. Great for a walk, to check out the children's farm and good food options nearby. :)

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended the venue for a wedding (both ceremony and reception). Ceremony was great outside in the gardens, it is noted tho that it's a public place, and there were some people practicing their twirling of objects a little way down the hill. Facilities were...More

Thank Wombler661
Reviewed 21 April 2017

a short 20min bus ride from central melbourne 200/207 to this idealic area for exploration. A short walk from the bus stop and you encounter a group of interesting old buildings at Abbots Convent incluidng a chapel and wedding reception area. Repurposed and reused for...More

Thank lorigow
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went with extended family (10 all up) for the old Sunday afternoon picnic on the grass. Never having been to Abbotsford Convent and it's magnificent gardens before, I was quite awe-struck on the beauty and the history of the place. We took our own hampers,...More

Thank charliewool1
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We visited for a" Catch up" Friends Lunch. So close to the city, parking is onsite..for a fee..the Convent is absolutely amazing and covers a very expansive area, beautiful buildings, surrounded by sprawling lawns and gardens. Several eateries, one is " you pay a fair...More

Thank ChezmossAustralia
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Walked here one day to enjoy the quiet and take in the arts. Stopped for a sweet chocolate cake from wonderful bakery. Will do this again soon.

Thank Arthur L
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Spent 90 minutes on social history tour of convent run by a volunteer. Interesting would be an understatement. One of the best and most informative tours I have ever done and believe me I have been on many. Strongly recommend for sense of Melbourne early...More

Thank kenhall1942
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Everything about this cafe was excellent. The cafe is located in a former convent with charming grounds and a beautiful old stone building -an inviting venue for a Cafe. We made an early morning stop, and basically had ( excellent) coffee, pastries and cakes- all...More

Thank lookingforward0096
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful chapel and immaculate gardens. Many great photo opportunities were had. The courtyard and reception room were like walking into another era. Food was Devine.

Thank blnotman
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