Readers Choice 2018 - Regional

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26 Observatory Rd,
Mt Dandenong VIC

Licensed Cafes & Licensed Informal Restaurants
Modern Australian

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"Beautiful Sunsets"

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Beautiful view and very nice food. Great atmosphere for couples' romantic dine out experience.

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Wow....I had heard of Sky High but never visited. I was told it was a tourist place and was expecting something like the penguin island. I was completely wrong. It has a proper restaurant with a full a la carte menu, happy and knowledgeable staff, a full wine list and proper chefs. The food was fantastic - aged eye fillet was cooked perfectly and my boyfriend had the lamb which was juicy and looked fantastic. The restaurant was packed, a little noisy but I prefer that than a dead quiet restaurant with no atmosphere. I was lucky enough to get a table near the window and the views were stunning. Almost got carried away with the occasion and proposed to my boyfriend but waited for him to pop the question instead. No luck though.....boys are so dumb!! Actually, there was a wedding going on upstairs at the time which put me off initially as I thought we would get second rate service and the food would take ages but I was proved wrong again. I highly recommend anyone to eat at Sky High, we loved it......

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SkyHigh Mount Dandenong Overview

Perched within the Dandenong Ranges, SkyHigh Mount Dandenong offers a dining experience nothing short of breathtaking. Unparalleled views from the Mornington Peninsula across Port Philip Bay to You Yangs National Park, provide an ever-changing backdrop to this stylish venue. Grab a seat on one of SkyHigh’s spectacular outdoor viewing terraces, or cosy up inside by the open fireplace during the cooler months, before enjoying a spectacular array of innovative Modern Australian dishes. Changing seasonally to reflect the best available produce, dishes may include spiced chicken wings with blue cheese dipping sauce; or a hearty main of braised lamb shank, mashed potato, green beans and house jus. Finish sweetly with decadent chocolate fondant, hazelnut ice cream and Pedro Ximenez raisins.

A few words from SkyHigh Mount Dandenong

Escape the noise and pressures of the concrete jungle. Less than one hour from the Melbourne CBD you can be SkyHigh, on the uppermost reach of the Dandenong Ranges, amid cool fern glades and lush towering native forest. You can be looking at the big picture, from the Mornington Peninsula across the majestic sweep of Port Phillip Bay, surrounded by Melbourne's growing urban fringes, to the You Yangs on the southern horizon. The southern sky, brilliant in the clear mountain night, is imitated by a spectacular carpet of city lights after sunset.

First established as a survey point in 1861, this historic area, which has recently undergone a lavish and sympathetic redevelopment, affords a unique overview of Greater Melbourne. Enjoy the unparalleled vista from the SkyHigh Bistro or fire up a public barbecue, spread a rug and picnic on the elevated viewing terrace.

SkyHigh bistro and restaurant offers contemporary dining for all the family to enjoy. Our Head Chef has designed a menu with a modern Australian flavour, catering to a broad range of tastes, including vegetarian and gluten free offerings.

In winter, dinner in front of our large open fire place is a popular choice, but when the sun appears alfresco dining on our spectacular viewing terraces or a window seat inside our stylish bistro/restaurant is the place to be.

Breakfast and lunch is always a casual affair. At night, SkyHigh Bistro transforms into a sophisticated and intimate restaurant with the stars at your feet and is a great venue for a celebration.

The SkyHigh restaurant is located on the ground floor of the building; the top function room is for private hire only unless you are booking our Sunday Roast lunch or high tea.

SkyHigh Mount Dandenong offers a complimentary limousine pick up from bed and breakfasts within a 7 km radius. This service is available 5 nights a week Monday to Friday (not available Saturday or Sunday nights).


Best Known For

Pork belly with parsnip puree, baby turnips, heirloom carrots, fennel, Jerusalem artichoke chips and apple, caramel sauce.

SkyHigh Mount Dandenong Functions

Caters for up to 200 Guests
  Wedding, Conference, Corporate Function, Product Launch, Dinner Party, Cocktail Party, Birthday Party, Christmas Party, Engagement Party, Charity Event
  Finger Food, Cocktails, Canapes, Buffets, Set Menu, Banquets
Spectacular by day, stunning by night, SkyHigh Mount Dandenong is one of Melbourne’s most beautiful and truly unique wedding reception venues. Your wedding day is all about you ~ your style and your choice. That’s why at SkyHigh we give you a range of exciting wedding reception choices from the most intimate to the most extravagant. Our wonderful food, superb views, beautiful gardens, and professional team of experienced professional staff, ensure that your special day will be a d...

SkyHigh Mount Dandenong Chef

Richard Johnston

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Opening Hours

Mon09:00 - 22:00
Tues09:00 - 22:00
Wed09:00 - 22:00
Thur09:00 - 22:00
Fri09:00 - 22:30
Sat08:00 - 23:00
Sun08:00 - 22:00

Features & Facilities

Seats: 120

  • City Views
  • Water Views
  • Bush Views
  • Customer Carpark
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Fully Licensed
  • Private Dining
  • Functions
  • Alfresco Dining
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Disabled Access
  • Takeaway
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Bar
  • Wireless Internet
  • Child Friendly
  • Romantic
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Payments Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Diners Club
  • American Express
  • EftPos