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High Tea and Tour

Spent a lovely morning having High Tea and then a guided tour of this beautiful old home. The work... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
Chewton, Australia
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Book launch with friends

Another delightful afternoon at Fortuna Villa in Bendigo recently. Fantastic setting for a book... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
22 - 48 Chum street, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
+61 429 301 681
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Spent a lovely morning having High Tea and then a guided tour of this beautiful old home. The work that is being done to restore this building is incredible. High Tea was a perfect balance of delightful mouthfuls of food and choice of a tea,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pauliek27
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Another delightful afternoon at Fortuna Villa in Bendigo recently. Fantastic setting for a book launch complimented by delicious food & the best of Bendigo wines. As always, service with a smile, the venue just gets better & better as restorations & renovations progress.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PKDBendigo
Reviewed 30 June 2018

How nice it was to have high tea in the Fortuna villa, very interesting the history of the place, nicely renovated, also the high tea was very nice well enjoyed

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gail K
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our high tea - having opted for the morning version. The food was really lovely and presented beautifully. We chose a sparkling wine from Balgownie Estate to kick off proceedings. Coffee & tea followed to accompany the sweeter options. We were served...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LynandGrae
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Myself and four friends visited Fortuna Vila for a high tea on Saturday. What a wonderful place, such an old building with so much history. We had a lovely high tea, with fresh scones, great savouries and even better sweets. Then we were taken on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rhonda R
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Visited Fortuna Villa for a "High Tea" (10am start) and felt we were in for something special which turned out to be the case. Set in a magnificent historic mansion we were swooned by period music by classical musicians then sat down to a delightful...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I love Fortuna and what an amazing place to have heritage uncorked. Beautiful to see people wandering around and in the gardens. George Lancell would be so thankful that the banks family has saved this beautiful building. Do your self a favour and go visit...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lfritchie
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Another extremely successful Bendigo School of Mines re-union function at Fortuna Villa in recent weeks. Has to be the ultimate destination - our guests local, interstate & international overwhelmed by the hospitality, food, wine & wonderful ambience of the Villa. Congratulations yet again to Lisa...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank PKDBendigo
Reviewed 29 September 2017

WOW! Who said there's no more gold in Bendigo. My fair lady and I have just discovered a huge gold nugget called "Fortuna Villa". While planning our motoring holiday from Adelaide to the Yarra Valley, we found Fortuna Villa on Google. Unfortunately the morning of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BKJ
Reviewed 26 September 2017

A must do event for anyone who enjoys food, music, wine & history. Delicious food served in the fantastic Fortuna Villa. The tour was informative & entertaining, How lucky Bendigo is, to have saved & retained this magnificent home. A great way to spend the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank KarenBendigo
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