Open nearly every day of the year, decorated with the charm of a Bavarian chalet, The Cuckoo offers a warm family atmosphere with quality entertainment.
Within easy reach of Melbourne (50 minutes), The Cuckoo is fully licensed and offers an abundance of food with a delicious smorgasbord prepared by first class international chefs. The amazing range of cakes and pastries are made fresh daily.
The Cuckoo is a 400 seat chalet restaurant welcoming individuals, families, charter groups and inbound tourists.
Enjoy live entertainment daily and our famous Floor Show including the slap dance and yodeling equal to any in Switzerland or Bavaria.
Always fun, always welcoming, with first class friendly service!
The Cuckoo is just minutes away from many excellent Bed & Breakfast retreats, the famous Puffing Billy Railway and stunning public parks and gardens including William Ricketts Sanctuary, National Rhododendron Gardens, Cloudehill, and various bush walking opportunities throughout the Dandenong Ranges National Parks.
Sample Smorgasbord Selection*
Rollmops, mussels, avocado salad, crab & shrimp salad, chicken liver pate, herring salad (matjes), large cooked prawns, bocconcini tomato Salad
MAIN MEAL BUFFET
Soup of the day, sauerkraut, goulash or curry, dumplings, kransky bratwarst, a savoury rice dish, chicken schnitzel, pasta, mixed vegetables, calamari, roast veggies
(pumpkin, potatoes) or sautéed with bacon and onions, kassler with spinach and cheese en croute, vegetable quiche, marinated chicken wings, roast beef, fisherman basket including prawns and calamari, cabbage rolls
ASSORTED COLD PLATTERS
Salami, Bierwurst, Chicken Breast, Anti-Pasto, Smoke Salmon, Mix German meats
Continental Cheese Platter & Crackers,
Potato salad, assorted lettuce, coleslaw, tomato and basil salad, beetroot and caraway,
Caesar Salad, Greek Salad, Green Bean
Fresh fruit platter, pancakes, fresh fruit pavlova, continental cakes, various tortes, chocolate mousse, Gluten Free cakes, Sago Pudding
* Please note that smorgasbord selection may vary from day to day according to the fresh produce available and the chef on duty.
Special Extras & Packages
Experience of the Dandenongs & Accommodation - with Arcadia Cottages & Candlelight Cottages.
INDULGE IN THE DANDENONGS - $265
A chilled bottle of bubbly
A Smorgasbord lunch for 2 at the famous Cuckoo Restaurant
Entry for two to the gardens of Cloudehill with morning or afternoon tea at The Seasons Restaurant at Cloudehill (coffee / tea & cake)
2 half hour massages in your cottage provided by Balance Therapies
• Disabled access & disabled toilets available.
• Private dining rooms available for weddings, parties, fund-raisers and seminars.