Cafe Menu
Café High Tea
Our Foodstore
Dietary Provisions
Bookings & Groups
Catering & Cakes
Mother's Day 2017
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Our Cafe

For nearly 20 years, our very talented and dedicated team of chefs, headed by Matt Brennan have consistently prepared and served high quality foods with a focus on seasonality, health inspired dishes utilising produce home grown kitchen garden along with a creative style and artistic presentation. Star dishes include the herb & cheese pot bread, the pumpkin & cashew soup, signature berry crepes, Belgian lemon teacake and passionfruit sponge.

Our style leans to all ages and we invite you to come in and be welcomed by our warm, friendly team 7 days a week from 8.30-4.30pm weekdays and 8.30am-5.00pm weekends. You can even be entertained by our resident ducks and turtles out looking the lake from our deck area! Special dietary needs are also well considered.




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Our Menu

Click here to download the menu as a PDF file.

We have always made special effort in helping our guests with special dietary needs and choices. Our menu includes provision to suit gluten free, vegetarian, vegan, dairy free and Paleo choices. We are also a member of the Coeliac Society of Victoria and recognised as a recommended venue providing gluten free food.


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Our Foodstore

We love supporting local producers and stock fresh breads, paddock eggs, honey, apples, fresh vegetables and herbs as they come to hand.

We also make our own selection of house baked goods which include our delicious range of Jams, Muesli’s, Traditional Yo Yo’s, Gingerbread babies and Florentines. The kids (young and old!) love our freckles and moorish honeycomb dipped in Cadbury chocolate.

Our foodstore features a wide range of preserves, oils, dressings and sauces, superfoods, homemade sweets and gourmet foods from local and regional producers.



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Dietary Provisions

Rivers Cafe & Foodstore have always had a focus of helping people with special diets and allergies. The Chefs spend a great deal of time putting together each menu item and are proud to offer dishes that cater specifically for Coeliacs, Vegetarians and those on Wheat Free or Dairy Free diets.
Throughout our menus you will see symbols to help identify meals suitable for special dietary requirements:
GF - Gluten Free
V - Vegetarian
MGF - Can be modified for Gluten Free
Raw Vegan
Rivers Cafe & Providore is also a member of the Coeliac Society of Victoria and is registered as a recommended restaurant providing gluten free food.



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Bookings & Groups

Our Cafe & Foodstore is open 7 days a week from 8.30am-4.30pm.

We are closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Bookings are highly recommended and can be made by calling us on 9436 3210.

We can cater for groups up to 20 guests in the main café area. If you have a larger group we are able to offer use of our exclusive upstairs room up to 40 people. Note that a different menu is served. Click here to learn more about our Café Upstairs options for groups.

Breakfast: 8.30am – 11.30am

Lunch: 11.45pm - 2.30pm

Morning & Afternoon Tea: 8am - 4.30pm

For even larger group bookings, starting from 50 people, you may wish to consider a private function in our stunning adjacent Functions & Events Centre, The Gallery. Contact our Functions Coordinator on 9436 3215 or click here to see our options.


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Catering & Cakes

We make a gorgeous selection of in house made finger foods, platters, cakes, tarts and sandwiches suitable for all sorts of day time and evening occasions.

Click here to view our Finger Food & Catering List

Click here to view our Bakery & Catering List

Click here to view our Cakes & Sweet Treats List

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Mother's Day 2017

Celebrate Mother's Day all weekend at Rivers ~ Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May 2015


We celebrate Mother’s Day all weekend at Rivers! Come and enjoy some family time where you can wander our beautiful grounds and feed the ducks before or after you dine with us! On the Saturday we will be serving breakfast, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea in Rivers Cafe as per our normal menu and on Sunday we will be serving a special breakfast, lunch and high tea menu in both Rivers Café and The Gallery. The Gallery is our Functions and Events Venue - located adjacent to the café by the lake and is ideal for larger group bookings.


Click here to view our Mother's Day Menu (breakfast, lunch and kids) 

Click here to view our High Tea Menu

As Mother’s Day (Sunday) itself is one of our busiest days of the year, we have sitting times in order to be as organised as we can to ensure a smooth operation for you and your family. Please note if you are running late then this will reduce the time you have on your table.

Booking a Table
Please note that bookings for the Saturday and Sunday differ.

Saturday Bookings:
You can call us directly at the cafe on 9436 3210 – please note that some sitting times apply and non-refundable deposits are only required for tables of 8 guests or more.

Sunday Bookings:
Bookings are available on Eventbrite
Please note that a $10 per person non-refundable deposit applies to all Breakfast and Lunch bookings. This is deducted from your account on the day. High Tea requires full payment $38) and is non-refundable.

In order to book at table there are a number of things to choose;

  • Location of your table – Café, Café Deck or The Gallery
    (If booking on the Café deck, please note that this area is a semi outdoor area, so whilst it is protected from the weather, it is not a heated space. Therefore if you book this space and the day is cold, you will not be able to move to the Café or Gallery….just rug up!

  • Breakfast, Lunch or High Tea

  • Number of Guests (including children who require a seat)

  • Sitting time

  • Any dietary needs as per the notes when making your booking


Special Dietary Needs
For special dietary needs our Mother’s Day Menu cater for vegetarians, gluten free and vegan diets. Please make sure that you indicate any of these needs when making your booking. Our dishes are marked accordingly so that you can see what is on offer before you book and they are clear to see on the day.

If you would like to book as a group for 9 guests or more, you will need to contact the cafe directly with your enquiry. Please contact our manager Jemma Wenborn on 9436 3210 Monday-Friday. There are also some group options for tables with bar seating and stools should this be of interest.

As Rivers is family friendly, children and babies are most welcome. When making your booking it is important that you include the children in your total numbers as booked on your ticket to ensure that we have a seat for them. If your child is too young to sit in a seat, then you may use a high chair or bring one with you. High chairs are there for use on a first come basis. As space is limited, we would appreciate if you can leave prams at the entrance, however if this is needed for your sleeping baby, then you are welcome to bring it in.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family at Rivers.



Rivers of Yarrambat, 28 Kurrak Road, Yarrambat, Victoria