Candlelight Cuisine

Imagine relaxing when you arrive at Candlelight Cottages Retreats after a busy work week or an exhilarating day exploring and experiencing the beauty of the Dandenong Ranges or Yarra Valley. At your fingertips an array of delicious light food to have at your leisure. Add to that a chilled glass of white wine or a full bodied red wine (available in your cottage at a moderate cost) - a delightful meal to enjoy in the privacy of your special retreat!


A GOURMET PLATTER - $80 for two
A selection of beautiful cheese, cold meats, antipasto delights such as plump marinated olives, sweet semi-dried tomatoes - all served with a crusty loaf of bread. The platter is prepared for us by "Ripe" in Sassafras and is seasonally influenced and changes daily.

A selection of cheeses, seasonal fruits, crusty bread and/or crackers - delicious!

DINE IN BY THE FIRE – an Inhouse meal for two $90
Hearty Beef lasagne (or vegetable by arrangement) made for you to enjoy by the fire, crusty bread, crisp salad, bottle of Yarra Valley wine. Followed by the dessert of the day.

Barbecue's are available in Candlelight Cottage & Twilight Cottage & Cottage in the Forest, The Blackwood and Sherbrooke Manor.

You are welcome to bring your own food or ask us to arrange a 2 person BBQ pack and salads for you. (See Gourmet Packages on our website).

Candlelight Cottages has a liquor licence and offers a Mini Bar selection of Yarra Valley wines. You are welcome to bring your own wine if you prefer. Alternatively, Olinda Cellars ( has a wonderful selection of boutique wines, spirits and beer and Ross will be happy to help choose something unique to try.

More wonderful packages are available on our website – please go to the Packages section