Colenso is savvy, deservedly popular AND a bit tricky to find.
Once through the gate, and up the path, you're there.
We are open Monday through Saturday.
We start at 8.30 for breakfast.
Care and attention is paid to coffee service. Lunch kicks off at noon. Dinner service runs Friday & Saturday, by reservation, from 6pm and is a really delicious way to spend an evening. We have a well selected range of wines on our list and in our 'Eurocave' with 8 wines by the glass and carafe featuring great value and talented producers form near and far.
We always like to know you are joining us & reservations are most welcome.
We have a wonderful wood-fire for the winter weather. Join us...
ocean trout, with fennel, potato cream and black olive
T-bone steak, Florentine style
potato gnocchi with lemon, spinach, pinenuts and marinated feta
chicken cacciatore with dumplings
Our menu changes regularly and this is a sample. When planning to join us for dinner, please make a reservation to avoid disappointment.
Omelette with cheddar, chives, green salad and toast.
Cumin roasted pumpkin with buckwheat, mint, parsley, pepitas and taratour.
Citrus cured salmon, pea fritters, beetroot relish, pickled onion and creme frâiche.
Ploughman’s lunch of free range ham, salami,
chorizo, Lancashire cheddar, pickles and a boiled egg.
Seared beef with mushrooms, parmesan and greens with an olive oil and balsamic dressing.
Crumbed pork schnitzel with an apple mustard slaw and roasted dutch cream potatoes.
Omelette with cheddar and chives
Zeally Bay toast
Balsamic roasted mushrooms and feta
Smashed avocado, cracked pepper and lemon
Cured salmon and quark
Our toasted granola with yoghurt and stewed fruit
Pancakes or French toast
maple syrup, poached fruit and yoghurt
Beans and sausage ragu topped with a fried egg
Free range, organic eggs on toast
with...mushrooms, tomato, spinach or avocado
with...cured salmon, sausage, ham, bacon,
feta or baked beans
scrambled eggs, organic sourdough toast, roasted tomatoes, mushrooms, split Istra sausage and bacon
poached eggs on a pea fritter, with avocado, spinach, lemon and
Barfold unfiltered extra virgin olive oil green chilli and herb pesto
Monday - Saturday
8.30am - 4.00pm
Friday - Saturday
6.00pm - hometime
please note our kitchen closes daily at 3pm and re-opens for dinner service
Colenso is through the gate & up the path
at the Cnr of Old Bakery Lane + Anslow Street, Woodend, VIC 3442.
Our address is 42 Anslow Street, Woodend VIC 3442.
Woodend is approximately 70 kmns from Melbourne and is
a leisurely 50 minute drive up the Calder Freeway.
Colenso has a 10% surcharge on Sundays & Public Holidays.
Colenso appreciates that bills will be paid as one payment.
Colenso does not serve food made off premises. We love to make cakes for your celebration.