The Garden of St Erth Cafe

St Erth's Café in Blackwood, near Daylesford, is one of the best locations for a snack, picnic, morning or afternoon tea in the local area. The Garden of St Erth is the perfect destination for a day trip. Stroll through the gorgeous and inspirational gardens, stock up on rare heirloom plants then head to the café for a cuppa with scones or indulge in a piece of cake. 

 Freshly baked scones and cakes are always popular for morning and afternoon tea.


Bookings can be made by calling the cafe on 03 5368-6520

Bookings are highly recommended on weekends and during the summer holiday period.

Seasonal Menu

Celebrate the best heirloom produce with a wide seasonal selection of food and local beverages to choose from. Our menu changes regularly according to what's growing and in season. 

Purchase a Picnic Box

What better way to enjoy the gardens than to have a picnic for two in the tranquil setting.
Relax and enjoy the bird life, fresh air and serenity. We've done all the work.

Your picnic includes a lovely lunch, picnic rug, plates, cutlery and glasses. You can even add on a chilled bottle of wine.

Pop into the café or retail shop any day to purchase your lunch, then explore to find your ideal lunch spot.
Please note: Picnic boxes are not available during Winter.

What will be in your picnic box?
Your Picnic lunch menu includes: Pork & Pistachio Terrine, Assorted Smallgoods, Pumpkin & Pinenut Tart, Garden Salad, French Double Cream, Brie, Hommus, Crackers Chocolate Brownie, and Mineral Water.
A vegetarian picnic box is also available.

The picnic box for two people is $72.

Or you can enjoy a gourmet cheese platter in the gardens. The cheese box includes Clothbound Cheddar, Double Cream Brie, Muscatels, Quince Paste, Mixed Nuts and Crackers.

 The gourmet cheese box is $40.