Events

‘BUON NATALE’ CHRISTMAS IN JULY

July 26

Join us for an Italian inspired Christmas dinner. Celebrate in northern hemisphere style, by the open fire with a 4 course festive feast prepared by Chef Christopher Lillico and his team. $75 Adults $35 Children. For more information or to book contact our reservations team on 9712 0742. CLICK HERE to view the menu. Full payment required on booking.  Thank you for your understanding.

OAKS DAY LADIES LUNCH

November 7

To celebrate the Spring racing carnival, Fondata is thrilled to be hosting Oaks Day Ladies Lunch complete with a delicious four course meal, drinks package and all the fun of the races without the crowds.  Join us for “Fashions on the Field” and “Best Headwear” competitions, with prizes up for grabs, live entertainment and more. This is an afternoon not to be missed Complimentary courtesy bus available on the day, that will pick up and drop off at selected points. “Tickets selling fast”  CLICK HERE to purchase tickets $160pp.  Please note: tickets are transferable but not refundable. We thankyou for your understanding

PIMPERNEL VINEYARDS WINE DINNER

16 August 2019

$160pp

Experience an evening of wine wandering as winemaker Damien Archibald shares Pimpernel Vineyards winemaking journey & discusses the classic varietals grown & produced in the Yarra Valley. Enjoy Pimpernel wines matched to a four course locally sourced menu prepared by Fondata chef Christopher Lillico & his team. CLICK HERE to book

“HEARTWOOD”

An exhibition of paintings by Tara Stubley & Jan Miles

Exhibition Opening: Friday 28th June 5-7pm

The Heartwood exhibition will run from Friday 28th June until Sunday 21st July 2019, inclusive at Fondata 1872.

Please Note: Viewing times are only possible during normal restaurant opening times Wednesday–Sunday.

Image: Jan Miles “Arthurs Creek Saplings” 2019. Oil on canvas. 90cm x 60 cm

 

 

THE GRANGE SHIRAZ CHALLENGE

20 September 2019  

Can you pick the grange? Is it worth $800 a bottle? Fondata challenges you to compare this Aussie icon against hot contenders like: Giant Steps, Levantine Hill, Wild Duck Creek Estate, Pondalowie Vineyards, & many more. Hosted by Phillip Hude of the iconic Armadale Cellars, you will blind taste 12 premium shiraz wines, matched to a three course menu by chef Christopher Lillico & his team at Fondata. Bookings are essential to avoid disappointment. Tickets $195pp. To book please call 9712 0742, Please note full payment is required on booking. Tickets are transferable however they are not refundable.

SLOW COOKED WINTER BRAISE

THURSDAY NIGHT WINTER BRAISE AT FONDATA $38

Time to rug up and to embrace woolly jumpers, red wine and hearty, warming fare. Come and join us by the open fire on Thursday nights for a delicious winter braise & a glass of Yarra Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

Thursday nights only.

TWO COURSE MID-WEEK LUNCH SPECIAL $38

Join us for our mid-week Italian inspired two course lunch menu featuring local & seasonal produce.

Includes assorted teas from Yarra Valley Tea Co. and barista coffee $38.

Available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday lunches only

For all the details and to view the menu click here

RAID YOUR CELLAR

WEDNESDAY STEAK & BYO NIGHT AT FONDATA

Raid your cellar & bring in that special bottle of wine that you have been waiting to open

THE STEAK

250gm Grass fed porterhouse steak with shoestring fries & béarnaise sauce $29

BYO $10 corkage per bottle Wednesday nights only (applicable to a la carte dining only)