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Fondata 1872 Wedding

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Located in Victoria’s stunning Yarra Valley, just 45mins from Melbourne CBD, Fondata 1872 is a unique venue, celebrating Italian food, wine, and culture through Italian inspired dishes created from seasonal and local Australian produce. Our lively dining room is the perfect place to spend an afternoon or evening enjoying amazing food, local wines, and great conversation. 



Terrace - up to 16 guests

Wellers Room - 60 seated guests, 70 cocktail

Bar Room - 45 seated guests, 55 cocktail

Fondata Dining Room - 100 seated guests, 120 cocktail

Experience Unique Yarra Valley Weddings at Fondata 1872

Steeped in history, Fondata is the revival of the iconic Weller’s. Ideally positioned in beautiful Kangaroo Ground, the gateway to the Yarra Valley, where the country meets the city.


Fondata is the perfect meeting place to celebrate all occasions. Experience seasonal Italian-inspired food by the fireplace in our dining room, sip on locally made craft beer and wine at 1872 Wine Bar, or create long-lasting memories in the Weller’s Room, our stunning private dining and events space.


The Wellers room, for example, loves hosting special occasions: birthday celebrations, boutique weddings, christening, conferencing, networking events, life celebrations, and long lunches for up to 60 guests seated or 70 guests stand-up cocktail. Our chefs and kitchen team can create a menu to suit your occasion and our incredible events team can create cocktails and wines to be served throughout the event. Or there is the Bar Room, relaxed space with a wonderful country feel with its red brick floors, wooden beams, and rustic charm.


This space screams “Celebration’’ with guest access to the alfresco terrace overlooking the lawn & vista. Mingle with family and friends while you watch the sunset over the valley. With the capacity to seat 45 guests or 55 guests stand-up cocktail this space is the perfect place to enjoy a canape and a local brew. The terrace room is an intimate, private dining space with access to the balcony overlooking the beautiful views of the Yarra. It separates itself from the main dining room by a grand barn door where inside you can enjoy a unique dining experience when our head chef and kitchen team create a menu to suit your event and restaurant crew make your vision come to life with bespoke cocktails and local and international wines. Seating up to 16 guests this is the ultimate space for your next dinner party, special occasion, or product launch.

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150 Eltham-Yarra Glen Rd, Kangaroo Ground, VIC

Fondata 1872 Weddings

Steeped in history, Fondata is the revival of the iconic Weller’s and the perfect meeting place to celebrate all occasions.

150 Eltham-Yarra Glen Rd, Kangaroo Ground, VIC

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