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Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel, Daylesford

Seasonal Events

Argus Spring Cooking Studio at Vale Hill Farm
Saturday 22 November, from 9:30am

$165 per person. Limited to 12 guests.


  • Transport to Vale Hill Farm
  • Hosted tour with owners Wayne Cross and Chris Malden
  • Cooking workshop with Executive Chef David Willcocks
  • Three course lunch with matched regional wines

Speak to our reservations staff about accommodation options to extend your stay in the beautiful region.

To book call (03) 5348 2202


Relax with a loved one and soothe the mind, body and soul with 2 nights' accommodation and a 90 minute pass to the water therapy zone at Mineral Spa. MORE INFORMATION >

The Conservatory

For cafe-style dining, the charming Conservatory is rapidly becoming a feature on the regions' epicurean roadmap.

Located on the back terrace of the heritage hotel, The Conservatory opens out to all day sun, and is elegantly furnished with soft cushioned banquettes, comfortable cane chairs and hanging pendulum lamps. The Conservatory serves a gourmet breakfast daily. To book the Conservatory call + 61 3 5348 2202.



    8.00am - 10.30am

The Argus Dining Room

Duck breast at the Argus Dining Room - Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel

Also located within the grounds is The Argus Dining Room, winner of Luxury Travel Magazine's Best Australian Food & Wine Experience 2014. Serving Modern Australian cuisine with an emphasis on regional produce, guests will enjoy a fresh, seasonal menu that utilises produce grown in the onsite Argus Kitchen Garden as well as rare breed cattle and sheep from the owners nearby farm 'Birch Estate' in Smeaton.

Reservations are essential, contact The Argus Dining Doom directly (details below). Alternatively, Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel reception is happy to assist hotel guests in making a reservation. To book the Argus Dining Room call +61 3 5348 4199 or email


    Lunch (daily)

    Dinner (open seven days)

    12.00pm - 3.00pm

    6pm till late

Tipperary Bar & Lounge

Tipperary Bar & Lounge - Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat

The Tipperary Bar and Lounge is a stylish space perfect for pre-dinner drinks. Sink into deep club chairs and sofas and enjoy local wine, sublime cocktails or an aperitif.

The appeal of this relaxed haven is its relaxed, quiet and inviting surrounds.





    5.00pm - late

    12.00pm - late

    available all day

Chef Profile - David Willcocks

Chef Reuben Radonich - Season - Peppers Salt Resort & SpaJoining the team as Executive Chef in June 2012, David was inspired by the commitment of owners Chris Malden and Wayne Cross to supply the kitchen with rare breed beef, rare breed lamb, orchard fruit and vegetables from their Birch Estate Farm.

Buying direct from farmers is a concept David was very familiar with in Spain and although Hepburn Springs is thousands of miles away from the world renowned 'Schilo Kitchen' at the... READ MORE >


To book the Conservatory call + 61 3 5348 2202.
To book the Argus Dining Room call +61 3 5348 4199 or email Visit for more information.

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Phone: (03) 5348 2202
Fax: (03) 5321 6288
Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel
124 Main Road, Hepburn Springs, 3461, VIC, Australia
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