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Posted on 27 Mar 2017
POSTCARDS AT COOMBE

Executive Chef Tony Milton, took Shane Delia on a tour of our Kitchen Garden, followed by utilsing the fresh produced picked to create a special dish.

 

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Posted on 14 Mar 2017
A GLIMPSE OF MELBA - TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Due to popular demand, Coombe will be opening the doors of Melba’s family home, for a glimpse into the extravagant life of this iconic diva. Take a step back in time and enter a world of luxury and glamour. 

The Glimpse of Melba tour takes you through the vast oak front entrance door of Coombe Cottage following in the footsteps of the greatest stars of the last century. The entrance hall, once the original dairy cottage with its Chinoiserie and exquisite Royal Exchange Grandfather clock, through to the palatial dining room with superb mahogany fireplace and vaulted ceilings. Enjoy one of Australias greatest private collections of art and marvel at the sumptuous music room, Melba’s own Mason and Hamlyn piano and original chintz fabric suite from her Paris flat. Dame Nellie Melba awoke each morning with a sweeping view of the rose gardens from her blue bedroom.

Tour members will experience this vista as well as the original furnishings of her private boudoir including, Battenburg lace quilt, French dressers, Belgique glass collection, and other deeply personal effects including personal letters from the Royal household.  Her bathroom features her amazing bathtub enclosed behind mirrored French doors to preserve her modesty and enhance the acoustics.

First release of these exclusive tours are available now, with tours commencing from the 10th May - 1st July. Details of the second and final release dates will be communicated in due course. Each tour is limited to a maximum of 10 people. 

Coombe Yarra Valley is located just over an hour east of Melbourne, and your own transport Coombe will be required. Each tour is $125 per person - bookings are essential. The cost includes an intimate 'A Glimpse of Melba' tour, lavish high tea, freshly brewed Yarra Valley Tea Co. tea or espresso coffee.

This very special opportunity is not to be missed.

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Posted on 23 Feb 2017
MOTHERS DAY

SUNDAY 14TH MAY
Treat your mum this Mothers Day with...

Special Mother’s Day lunch
Two course lunch - $75.00 per person or Three course lunch - $90.00 per person
Including a glass of our Coombe Farm Nellie Melba Blanc de blancs and tea or espresso coffee.
OR...
Special Mother’s Day High Tea - $70.00 per person 
Elegant finger sandwiches; hot and cold savouries; freshly baked scones with house made jams and double cream; and a selection of cakes and desserts.
Including a glass of our Coombe Farm Nellie Melba Blanc de blancs and tea or espresso coffee.
Bookings from 3:00pm

If Brunch is more her style, we will also have our á la carte brunch menu available from 9:00 -11:30am

Reservations Essential
03 9739 0173 or reservations@coombeyarravalley.com.au

Click here to view the lunch menu

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Posted on 15 Jul 2016
POSTCARDS

Bec Judd goes on a tour of Coombe the Melba Estate, once home to one of the most famous women in all of Australia, the opera singer Dame Nellie Melba.

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Posted on 18 Apr 2016
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