A day in the country.
Kooroomba Vineyard and Lavender Farm provides a southern France experience on the doorstep of Brisbane and is the perfect setting for a relaxing day in the country.
Nestled in the Fassifern Valley at Mt Alford near Boonah and only 60 minutes from Brisbane and 90 minutes from the Gold Coast.
The property consists of a cellar door, restaurant and lavender shop which overlooks a six hectare vineyard with breathtaking views of the Scenic Rim mountains across lavender fields.
A selection of wines, along with modern Australian cuisine served in the restaurant from local produce, provides a unique regional wine and food experience.The restaurant boasts 180 degree views, from Mt Barney on the NSW boarder through to Mt Alford.
The award winning cellar door/restaurant is of 5 star luxury and is a blend of rustic and contemporary architecture.Kooroomba smoked salmon with towri sheep eweghurt, fresh herbs, fried capers and finger lime dressing.Pan seared scallops with cauliflower puree, salsa verde, crisp prosciutto and walnut crumb.The lavender fields have a number of varieties of French and Italian lavender designed to provide flower most of the year.Kooroomba is a photographers dream. The open air chapel is available for small or large weddings.
Head Chef Daniel Groneberg brings over 25 years experience in restaurants and Hotels from across the world to The Scenic Rim. Daniel was trained in the Black Forest in Germany’s south on the border between Switzerland and France before returning to Australia where he worked for the Hilton Hotel.
During his period at the Hilton he worked along side chefs from all corners of the world including David Thompson, Nancy Oaks, Chong Lieu, Herbert Fracischinni and many more.Daniel loves the Scenic Rim for its fresh produce and community atmosphere. His food reflects the rustic and simple aspects of French country style cooking and he believes that fresh produce is the key to amazing food.
Open Wednesday to Friday 10am – 3pm || Saturday & Sunday 10am – 4pm with live music on the terrace every Sunday from 12pm – 4pm.
Kooroomba Vineyard & Lavender Farm is located 168 FM. Bells Road in Mount Alford, Qld. To make a reservation, call 07 5463 0022 and don’t forget to mention Scenic Rim Guide.
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