Where to find the best Parma in the Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges

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Are you on a search to find the Best Parma in the Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges?

We have to share insider knowledge on one of Australia's top food choices. Here are our top recommendations...

AND... the winner is... (for 2022)

Paradise Valley Hotel, Clematis

AHA's (Australian Hotels Association) Best Parma has been awarded to Clemo's Paradise Valley Hotel. With a combo of the chicken/ ham/ cheese and sauce. The Paradise Valley Hotel is more affectionately known as the Clemo by locals; this pub takes a traditionalist approach to the parma. You'll find Paradise Valley Hotel—and their glorious chicken parmigiana—a little under an hour's drive from town, and you best believe it's worth the trip.

Coldstream Brewery, Coldstream

We have to start with the 2021 crowned 'Best Parma of the Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges', Coldstream Brewery! With a generous serving, the portions of cheese, sauce, ham and chicken are all in order and not to mention the triple cooked chips - have we got you drooling yet?

"The Coldstream brewery Parma is in my top 3 of all Parma’s in Melbourne. This is something that comes with a lot of responsibility and should be highly regarded. There has been time where I have dreamt of when I would meet this Parma again. The Parma is nothing short of generous. If you opt for the full, that is exactly how you will be leaving. the Coldstream brewery Parma is the perfect balance of cheese and sauce ratio to chicken. The tomato sauce tastes like it was made by Jesus himself. Hats off to the chef." - Michael

Alpine Hotel, Warburton

If you're visiting Warburton, you best be stopping at the Alpine Hotel Warburton. They have over a dozen types of parmas including vegetarian and vegan versions. Bookings are recommended.

"A large range of mouthwatering Parmas at very reasonable price. My favorite is the meat lovers Parma and its exquisite blend of flavors. I intend to taste every Parma on the menu" - Frank

Yarra Valley Grand Hotel, Yarra Glen

The Yarra Valley Grand Hotel must be Yarra Glen's best kept secret with many suggesting it's the juiciest parma they have ever had as well as the best value. Give them a go!

"The parma here is huge, tasty and melts in the mouth!" - Roberta

Micawber Tavern, Belgrave

The chefs over at Micawber Tavern serve up a scrumptious parma, salad and chips that will have you dreaming of it until you can return to the Dandenong Ranges again. Oh, and before we forget - they have options so try and keep your fomo at bay!

"Lovely staff who are very friendly and their meals are scrumptious! Best parmy out!" - Leanne

Golden Hills Brewery, Diamond Creek

Golden Hills Brewery scored an 11/10 from a devoted fan and we can't argue with that. Paired with an aesthetic venue and delicious beer the parma is obviously getting the treatment fit for a king!

"Best Parma my partner and I have had in the Yarra Valley. We’ve travelled here twice now, and can’t wait until we’re back here again enjoying another one. Massive meal, always amazing parmas" - Elley

York on Lilydale, Lilydale

The York on Lilydale has won some hearts with it's friendly customer service and succulent parma.

"Great Parma, ambiance and staff makes the perfect package" - Leigh