cellar door : restaurant : cafe : accommodation
Oakdene Vineyards & Chichester Restaurants
255 Grubb Road, Wallington, VIC 3222


Delicious Dessert Degustation Dinner with 
Guest Sam Goodwin (as seen on MasterChef)
5 Courses for $90 per person
Marty @ Oakdene
Friday 3rd November
Marty and his award winning restaurant team, proudly invite you to yet another delightfully memorable dining experience – a ‘Dessert Degustation Dinner’ with special guest Sam Goodwin (as seen on MasterChef Australia 2017).

This dinner will feature 5 delicious dessert courses (both savoury and sweet) designed by one of this year’s most popular MasterChef contestants, Sam Goodwin who hails from Ocean Grove.

Sam is an easy-going, down-to-earth guy who has a special knack for desserts and considers food to be the centrepiece of all family celebrations. Sam is a lover of ‘dude food’ and aspires to open his own casual café in Ocean Grove.

Sam will be working alongside Marty and the fantastic Oakdene team to showcase variations of dishes and techniques he learned during his time on the MasterChef set.

This event will be extremely popular and one not to be missed, so please ensure you reserve your seats now!

Bookings are essential & full payment is required to secure your table. To book, please call (03) 5255 1255 or email restaurant@oakdene.com.au.

Malaysian Roast Lamb with Banana & Palm Sugar Rice Pudding

$25 for a 2 Course Dinner
Mr Grubb @ Oakdene
Wednesday to Friday Nights in September
Continuing on from our August Winter Warmer Beef Roast month, we are heading to Malaysia with a slow cooked lamb leg in September. Roasted with a blend of kaffir lime, garlic, Malaysian herbs and just a hint of chilli, this mouth watering roast lamb is served with the usual trimmings. Dessert this month is banana & palm sugar rice pudding.

This is a ‘First in Best Dressed Deal’ as numbers are limited. 
Note: All your menu favourites will still be available from the Mr Grubb a la carte menu.

$1 Oysters
Mr Grubb @ Oakdene
Wednesday to Friday Nights in September
Mr Grubb’s monthly madness continues with $1 oysters returning due to popular demand. Served with a range of condiments, these freshly shucked Tasmanian oysters are just too good to pass up. Order as many as you dare!

This is a ‘First in Best Dressed Deal’ as numbers are limited.
Only available with the purchase of a main course.

Taste n Travel Triangle
A Progressive Dinner on The Bellarine
3 Courses for $80 pp incl. Bus Transfers
Marty @ Oakdene
Friday 13th October
Three unique Bellarine restaurants have joined forces and are set to stage the inaugural Taste n Travel Triangle, a progressive mystery dinner on Friday the 13th of October.

Limited to just 20 patrons per venue, the collaborative epicurean adventure will entail Entrée, Main and Dessert, each enjoyed at a different restaurant. Between each course, a shuttle bus will transfer patrons between The Bungalow in Drysdale, Marty @ Oakdene in Wallington and Flying Brick Cider House, also in Wallington.  At each venue, patrons will be indulged with a choice of two culinary offerings for each course.

Cost per person for this fun and most fabulous evening is $80, including shuttle bus transfer.  Drinks at bar prices.  The evening will be complete with return shuttle back to where you booked, ate entree and started!

Bookings are essential and payment is required up front to secure your booking. To book please call (03) 5255 1255 or email restaurant@oakdene.com.au.

Melbourne Cup Day Afternoon
$70 per person
Marty @ Oakdene
Tuesday 7th November
Celebrate Melbourne Cup Day with fabulous food, fashion and fillies in the Oakdene restaurant garden. Enjoy the carnival atmosphere of Race Day in the restaurant and garden marquee and watch the excitement unfold at Flemington. Dress in your race day finest to be in the running to win Best Dressed on the day.

A selection of wandering decadent canapes will be served throughout the day to tantalise the tastebuds including all the fantastic signature Melbourne Cup dishes from the Chef’s table prepared by our award winning kitchen brigade.

$70 per person (drinks at bar prices).

Bookings are essential & full payment is required to secure your table. To book, please call (03) 5255 1255 or email restaurant@oakdene.com.au.

Spring.  Glorious spring is here (well it is by date, maybe not by weather patterns!) and here at Oakdene, we have released the new Yvette and Matilda sparkling wines just in time.

Our vintage sparkling wines are perfect for any celebration (even if it’s just happiness over an hour’s sunshine) and pair perfectly with food. Maybe a picnic in the sun!

Now available at the cellar door and online.  If you become a Wine Club member, you will receive 10% off all your wine orders plus loads of other amazing benefits.

2014 Matilda Sparkling Blanc de Noirs, $35

Pale straw with a salmon blush and lifted notes of berries, and bright red fruit aromas, brioche and nougat.  Fine persistent mousse and Pinot Noir fruit influence, balanced by grapefruit acidity and a long, dry finish.  Crafted from 100% Pinot Noir from a vineyard in Romsey, using the traditional method and aged on lees for 41 months. BUY NOW

2015 Yvette Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay $35

Pale bronze colour with lifted notes of citrus, spice, and green apple aromas and brioche derived notes from extended time on yeast lees.  Delicate fine mousse, balanced by firm apple like acidity and a long finish.  Crafted from a 50/50 blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the Oakdene vineyard, using the traditional method and aged on lees for 30 months prior to disgorgement. BUY NOW

Christmas Events at Oakdene

With the festive season fast approaching, Oakdene is the perfect venue to hold your corporate and Christmas event.  Set on rustic coastal farmland, Oakdene is the ideal location situated only 20 minutes from Geelong.

Marty @ Oakdene - Contemporary Dining
Our beautiful private indoor and outdoor spaces can accommodate smaller intimate groups as well as larger group bookings. To complement our gorgeous surroundings Executive Chef Marty Chichester and his team have created a special 3 course menu for $59 per person showcasing the best local and seasonal produce.

It’s these features, along with our award-winning wine and excellent customer service, that makes Oakdene the perfect venue.  We hope to welcome you to Oakdene very soon for your special event. Download Menu

For all event enquiries, please contact our events manager on (03) 5255 1255 or email events@oakdene.com.au.

Mr Grubb @ Oakdene - Casual Dining
$39 per person for 3 courses

Come and join us for your Christmas festivities at Mr Grubb. 

Mr Grubb's Christmas Menu is the perfect way to celebrate the festive season, be it with family, friends or work colleagues, it represents great choice and value for everyone. 

This Christmas Menu is available for lunch or dinner through December for groups of 10 people and over. 

A deposit of $100 is required to secure the booking.

For all Mr Grubb Christmas function enquiries, please contact call (03) 5255 1255 or email mrgrubboakdene@oakdene.com.au.

Oakdene Rewardle Membership
No Cost & No Fees
Just Sign Up & Reap the Rewards

We now have our very own Rewards Card. Next time you visit us sign up to the Oakdene Rewardle system to earn points each time you visit the cafe, Mr Grubb @ Oakdene (10 points) or the restaurant, Marty @ Oakdene (20 points) and then redeem your points to SAVE, SAVE, SAVE.

Redeem your Rewards
Bronze Level

  • Free Coffee - Mr Grubb @ Oakdene or Marty @ Oakdene (Redeem 25  Points)
  • 50% Discount on Breakfast - Mr Grubb @ Oakdene (Redeem 50 Points)
  • Free Dessert - Mr Grubb @ Oakdene or Marty @ Oakdene (Redeem 50 Points)

Silver Level

  • Free Bottle of Oakdene Blue Label Wine - Mr Grubb @ Oakdene or Marty @ Oakdene Vineyards Restaurant (Redeem 100 Points)
  • Free Main Meal (Up to the Value of $40) - Mr Grubb @ Oakdene or Marty @ Oakdene (Redeem 100 Points)

Gold Level

  • 4 Course Tasting Menu for 2 including Matched Wines - Marty @ Oakdene (Redeem 200 Points)
  • Lunch for 4 people including drinks - Mr Grubb @ Oakdene (Redeem 200 Points)
  • Free Nights Accommodation at Oakdene (Mon-Thu) (Redeem 200 Points)
  • Cooking Class x 1 person (Redeem 200 Points)


Upcoming Events

‚ÄčHigh Tea at Oakdene - $45 per person
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th October
Our High Tea afternoons are still extremely popular with new dates being released every month.

Enjoy a Glass of NV Oakdene Sparkling that beautifully complements the mouth watering selection of ribbon sandwiches and sweet and savoury pastries. $45 per person also includes tea and coffee. Download Sample Menu

Full payment is required to secure your booking. To book please call (03) 5255 1255 or email restaurant@oakdene.com.au.

Toast to the Coast
Melbourne Cup Weekend
Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th November

Held over the Melbourne Cup long weekend, this iconic festival showcases the best wines and gourmet food from around the Surf Coast, Moorabool Valley and Bellarine Peninsula.

The two-day event offers guests the chance to taste, drink and eat their way across a selection of award-winning wineries whilst enjoying the picturesque vineyard settings and live entertainment.

Start your weekend at the Oakdene ‘Upside-down House’ cellar door and experience our award winning cool climate wines.  Enjoy informative tastings reflecting the true varietal character of the Geelong region.

Specialising in varieties best suited to the maritime climate; Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz including both still and sparkling varieties, our team will take you through the range and help you decide which ones to take home with you.  

Visitors have the choice of dining at our contemporary restaurant Marty @ Oakdene, or for something more casual dine amongst the magnificent silver birch trees at the café, Mr Grubb @ Oakdene.

Sample our very own estate grown olive oils and browse through the selection of locally sourced gifts including hand-made chocolates.

After your tasting, step outside and explore the true heart of Oakdene.  Enjoy a glass of wine in a relaxed setting amongst the trees and take a moment to wander the unique gardens and vineyard with something quirky and different to see around every corner and behind every tree. 

Tickets to the Toast to the Coast weekend include a commemorative take-home Geelong Wine glass, two days of wine tasting, entertainment and fantastic hospitality. Tickets are available for the Saturday or Sunday, or both days. Tickets must be pre-purchased online, and may sell out before the event, so take advantage of the Early Bird discount and get yours now. (Early Bird discount offer August 28 – September 24). Purchase Toast to the Coast Tickets

Oakdene's Master Classes

The cooking classes at Oakdene are held on the last two Mondays of every month in the Marty @ Oakdene kitchen. Limited spaces are available. To find out more please email marty.chichester@oakdene.com.au.

Weddings at Oakdene

Oakdene Vineyards is a memorable venue to celebrate a wedding.  We have a range of indoor and outdoor spaces across the property available to host your ceremony and reception, along with various photo locations on-site and accommodation for your wedding night. 

It’s these features, along with award winning food and wine and excellent customer service, that makes Oakdene the perfect venue.  We’d love to help create a special day for you and your guests.

For all wedding enquiries, please contact our function manager on (03) 5255 1255 or email events@oakdene.com.au.

Oakdene Vineyards Guesthouse
$220 - $260 per night

The ideal 'Romantic Getaway', Oakdene has 3 beautifully restored and uniquely themed accommodation rooms, in the original 1920's homestead:

  • The Marilyn Room - hot pinks & smoky blacks
  • The Water Room - en-suite built into the side of an actual water tank
  • The Attic Room - warm chocolate decor overlooking the front gardens

In-room local 'Wildings' mini hamper selection and coffee & tea facilities are included free of charge. 

Breakfast is included in the room price for accommodation guests from 9:30am at the cafe Mr Grubb @ Oakdene.

Hen's Days at Oakdene

Celebrate in style with the bride-to-be with award winning food and wine in our eclectic art-filled surrounds.

Hen's Day Experiences at Oakdene can include:

  • guided wine tastings in our 'Upside-Down House' Cellar Door
  • High Tea or shared gourmet platters on the Restaurant Terace or Restaurant Garden
  • lunch or shared platters in our cafe Mr Grubb @ Oakdene
  • lunch in one of the private dining rooms at the restaurant Marty @ Oakdene. 

For more information  please call (03) 5255 1255 or email restaurant@oakdene.com.au

Mr Grubb @ Oakdene
Cafe Dining - Trading Hours

Breakfast: Weekends Only
Saturday & Sunday: 9:30am to 11:00am

Coffee & Cake: 7 Days
From 11:00am

Lunch: 7 Days
Weekdays - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Weekends - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Dinner: Wed to Sat Only
5:30pm to 7:30pm 
(Last orders 7:30pm, Close 9:00pm)

Dine amongst the birches at the cafe Mr Grubb @ Oakdene from our casual a la carte menu or try the 'Set Banquet Style Menu' for larger groups of 12+. Choose a 2 Course Menu for $39, or a 3 Course Menu for $45.

Please note that Mr Grubb does NOT take bookings (except for larger groups).

Marty @ Oakdene - Trading Hours
estaurant Dining
Previously Oakdene  Vineyards Restaurant

Lunch: Sat to Sun from 12pm

Dinner: Wed to Sat from 6:30pm

Dine from our a la carte menu or try our new Tasting Menu - 4 courses including matching wines for $95 per person.

For bookings please phone (03) 5255 1255 or Book Now 

The restaurant, Marty @ Oakdene will be closed for maintenance from Monday 18th September to Tuesday 26th September.

Mr Grubb, the Cellar Door and the admin office will continue to operate as normal.

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Restaurant • Cafe • Accommodation • Wedding & Functions
Phone: (03) 5255 1255, Fax: (03) 5256 3881
Email: restaurant@oakdene.com.au or mrgrubboakdene@oakdene.com.au or events@oakdene.com.au

Wine • Cellar Door • Vineyard
Phone: (03) 5256 3886, Fax: (03) 5256 3881
Email: cellardoor@oakdene.com.au 

Our simply visit our website www.oakdene.com.au to make a reservation online, or to purchase wine.

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