Mt Dandenong

Rhoddie Garden

Mount Dandenong


SkyHigh bistro offers contemporary dining for all the family to enjoy. Executive chef Gavin Dyson has designed a menu with a modern Australian flavour, catering to a broad range of tastes, including vegetarian and celiac offerings. In winter, dinner in front of our large open fire place is a popular choice, but when the sun appears alfresco dining on our spectacular viewing terraces or a window seat inside our stylish bistro is the place to be.Breakfast and lunch is always a casual affair, at night time with the stars at your feet, SkyHigh Bistro becomes more sophisticated and intimate and is a great venue for a celebration.A Free Stretch Limousine transfer and pick up is available from The Loft In The Mill every night of the week except Saturday, and you have the additional option of a bottle of Chilled Champagne at $25 en-route that your Chauffeur takes into the Restaurant. See our Specials Page for the option of the all inclusive Great SkyHigh Bed, Breakfast, Stretch Limo Transfer and Dinner packages. SkyHigh is situated just 4 kilometres from the Loft In The Mill. During the day there is also SkyHigh Maze open between 12pm and 5 pm every day, entry Adults $6, Children $4. Come and see why this unique property is now Victoria’s second most popular tourist destination behind only the Melbourne Zoo! Open everyday for Lunch and Dinner.


The owner, award winning chef Ben Higgs, leads a passionate and dedicated team to provide diners with a truly unique culinary experience. Ben is passionate about the quality of fresh local produce. He believes that these high quality ingredients enable Wild Oak to create a unique and exquisite culinary experience.Specialising in modern Australian cuisine with strong classical French accents, Ben strives to use localised seasonal produce and sustainable food primarily from the rich soils of the neighbouring Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.Expect foods that are flavour driven that excite the palate. Foods that are complemented by many hard to find wines and vintages from local boutique vineyards.

Just 1 kilometre from Loft In The Mill. Open for Lunch and Dinner Wednesday until Sunday.

PIG & WHISTLE TAVERN03 9751 2366

This cosy tavern has two open fires, lounges, armchairs, nooks and bays, and an eclectic mix of pub memorabilia. Plenty of room to sit and talk or simply enjoy the ambience. The bar boasts eleven English beers on draught and a broad range of local beer.Being close to the Yarra Valley, the wine list has a delightful mix of some of the finest reds and whites in Australia.A unique menu caters for all tastes whether for a quick snack or a gourmet banquet. Many of the dishes are inspired by the best of English foods including our famous game pie.They also offer weekly specials and are able to cater to specific requests or dietary requirements.

The Pig and Whistle is located 1200 metres from Loft In The Mill. Open for Lunch and Dinner everyday.

KELLYS BAR & KITCHEN03 9751 1056

Just a misty mountain hop, away from the hustle n bustle of the big city lights is Olinda… a mountain sanctuary where the cooler sub tropical climate provides a tree change for those looking to leave the rat race behind….there lays Kellys bar & kitchen…an age old log cabin, heritage listed and situated on the Mt Dandenong Tourist road offering up 2 log fires and some of the hills finest fare with 8 craft brews on tap, local Yarra Valley and interstate wines, the mountains best coffee and a menu built for comfort with such dishes as twice cooked pork, roast duck risotto and hand rolled in-house, pumpkin Gnocchi.On top of that they have a great selection of scotch whiskeys, aged rum’s and chilled vodka’s and gins to provide that touch of sophistication to one’s evening or afternoon…no stay in the Dandenongs is complete without a ‘quiet one’ at Kellys. They have live music every Wednesday with our Cabin Sessions’ a night of local and live music, open mic style and Saturdays as well from 7.30pm. Join us at Kelly’s for drink, a feed and a laugh nightly from 5pm and weekends from 11am, always until late.
Kelly’s is 900 metres from Loft In The Mill. Open for lunch Saturday and Sunday, and dinner every day. Also check your accommodation compendium at the Loft in The Mill for special dining offers here at Kelly’s.”

INDIAN BY NATURE03 9751 0111

You’ll find all your favourite Indian and Middle Eastern dishes on the menu here and prepared extremely well. The subtle spices shine through as they haven’t made them all so hot that the only thing you can taste is your mouth burning. For the hot, hot lovers don’t worry the Vindaloos are also exceptional.Situated 800 metres from Loft in The Mill. Open for dinner Tuesday to Sunday.

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