The Kilns - Activities

Food & wine

There is a broad range of local restaurants and cafes to be enjoyed year round in the north east.

Kilnhouse Row 8 Wine

We are pleased to announce our very own wine produced from Row 8 of the Kilnhouse vineyard, made by talented local winemaker Jo Marsh (2011 Wine Society Young Winemaker of the Year).

This cool climate white wine displays vibrant lifted tropical fruit and passionfruit aromas with a juicy mouth filling palate.


Complete the order form and email to or contact Laura the Kilnhouse manager on 0422 175 345 and we will arrange delivery of your order before checkout.

Liquor licence number: 36135934


$20 per bottle / $200 per dozen


Under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998, it is an offence:

  • to supply alcohol to a person under the age of 18 years (penalty exceeds $17,000);
  • for a person under the age of 18 years to purchase or receive liquor (penalty exceeds $700).


Some kilnhouse dining suggestions...

Fine dining options

Simones is a one hat traditional Italian restaurant – a destination for locals and visitors.
98 Gavan Street, Bright VIC 3741
(03) 5755 2266

Tani serves Japanese inspired food. It recently won the Good Food Guide 2014 new regional restaurant of the year so it certainly is worth checking out.
100 Gavan Street, Bright VIC 3741
(03) 5750 1304

Casual dining – Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Coral Lee is a 1950’s inspired cafe that has lovely homemade hearty dishes with good coffee.
8 Barnard Street, Bright VIC 3741
(03) 5755 5113

Food, Wine and Friends has good coffee, a gourmet pantry (stocking local (Millawa) bread, cheese, preserves and wine) and great brunch menu. They also have a range of gourmet take away dishes which are useful for taking back to the kilnhouse and eating on the balcony without than spending time in the kitchen!

Cherry Walk is a newly opened cafe located opposite the clock tower in Bright. They have great coffee and a good breakfast/lunch menu.

Ginger Baker is a café by the river serving good coffee and some interesting and tasty options for lunch and dinner.
127 Great Alpine Road, Bright VIC 3741
(03) 5755 2300

Birbante Pizzeria and Cellar Door is newly opened and has great pizzas and an interesting selection of local wines.
2D Anderson Street, Bright VIC 3741
(03) 5755 5191
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Bright Brewery just keeps getting bigger and bigger. A huge new deck has recently been built for alfresco dining overlooking the river. Pizzas and hearty meals feature on the menu.

13 Steps is a basement bar that has a Melbourne feel to it. Consisting mainly of shared dishes, the food and wine list are both good.
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