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Colenso is savvy, warm hearted and detailed. After a long search for a new home,
the restaurant has happily re-settled in Kyneton,
serving lunch from noon Tuesday to Friday and dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 6pm. 

Chef/Owner, Kathryn Russack’s menu is a hub of local suppliers and food producers who bring freshness and flavour to all of her plates. Desserts delight, too.

If you seek casual, quality food and wine in the Macedon Ranges and perhaps a side of music, books, art and good company – come and join in at Colenso.

We accept reservations by telephone, please call the restaurant on 5427 2007.

For event and catering enquiries –

current hours

tuesday – saturday 

We are open from noon for lunch and

begin our dinner menu at 6pm.

Saturday evening we offer our a la carte menu with delicious specials from 6pm.

Stop by for whatever takes your fancy.


We are open Saturday evenings at 6pm for Winter 2018 with a market driven a la carte menu. Please make a reservation as this helps us with our direct grower orders, our own garden harvest, staffing matters and allows us to offer maximum value with zero waste.


Our address is 35 High St, Kyneton VIC 3444.

Kyneton is approximately 80 kms from Melbourne and is

a leisurely 60 minute drive up the Calder Freeway.


Colenso can recommend local drivers and transport to have you safely

from your place to ours and back again.

Kyneton Taxi Service – 54226900

Ky-uber – Ric – 0458 826 393

from Trentham  – Mez – 0431 482 003


Please let us know of your dietary needs with 48 hours notice prior to your reservation.

Colenso appreciates that bills will be paid as one payment.

On public holidays we introduce a 10% surcharge. This in part covers a penalty rate to compensate our staff for work made while others rest.

For bookings over 8 people we require a $20 deposit per person.

With notice, we can make a cake for your special gathering.

Colenso is pleased to have been awarded a  ‘1’ Glass Rating in the Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards 2017 by Gourmet Traveller

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