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Nestled in a beautiful bush setting, Watsons Creek Antiques and Cafe is the gateway to the Yarra Valley, a convenient 40 minute drive from Melbourne's city centre.

With a vision to create a business conducive to a country lifestyle, John and Joanne Van Eeden purchased this former roadhouse in 1986 and have established a unique family business comprising antique store, licensed cafe, provedore and homewares store.

You will be welcomed to experience the licensed Cafe, scrumptious homemade food, Yarra Valley wine and produce, a wide range of antique furniture, china, home wares, gifts and the roaring open fires in winter.

The astute antique buyer is offered an opportunity to view and purchase a wide range of Victorian and Edwardian furniture, china, crystal, home wares. With a range of decorative arts, decorating idea's and unique gifts.

The fully licensed cafe offers fine coffee, homemade cakes, breakfast, lunch and morning or afternoon tea to visitors in a beautiful setting that contrasts with the atmosphere and surroundings of many city cafes. The cafe offers a range of Yarra Valley wines and product in its produce store.

Your hosts Joanne and John Van Eeden welcome you to share the exceptional ambience that is Watsons Creek.

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Melways Reference page 272 C5. Watsons Creek is situated on the Eltham-Yarra Glen Road linking the Eltham district with the Yarra Valley. four kilometres past Kangaroo Ground Memorial Tower on left side of road, before Sugarloaf Reservoir.

  • Car park
  • Access with assistance for the disabled
  • Parking for the disabled
  • Restaurant - licensed
  • Shopping
Opening hours:

Open all public holidays except Christmas, Boxing Day and New Years Eve. Please contact for more information.

  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
  • Visitor Information Centre
Disabled access:
Disabled ramp and toilet