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Restaurants

You don't have to travel far from Melbourne to sate your appetite for unforgettable meals. Dine in restaurants along the peninsula, sample the finest local wines and revel in the flavours created by star chefs using the freshest local produce.

View from the hill

Gorge on super-fresh seafood in Mediterranean style at eateries overlooking the water. Head inland to restaurants like Max's at Red Hill Estate for unforgettable views of the rolling hills to the bay.

Among the vines

Relax among the vines for homegrown wines matched with mouthwatering creations made from local harvests. Try Paradigm Hills' weekend tasting plates, Stillwater at Crittenden, or Foxey's Hangout's well-balanced snacks.

The tiny pocket of Main Ridge and Red Hill boasts as many as five restaurants that have been endowed with hats in the esteemed The Age Good Food Guide. Make a booking for long lunches with friends or degustation dinners at La Petanque, Montalto, Port Phillip Estate, Ten Minutes by Tractor, Paringa Estate and The Long Table.

All-season al fresco

Take a break from the grape and fill up on seasonal plates at Heronswood Estate, Flinders Hotel, Merricks General Store and Somers General Store.

Slip into the local fish and chippery for a parcel of their finest, or gather organic produce from roadside stalls and enjoy al fresco lunches on the beach or by the vines.

Highlights

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Montalto

Catch the infectious love of all that's fine, with Montalto's art, design and wine flattering the food, awarded a hat in The Age Good Food Guide.

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The Long Table

The eponymous antique timber tables could steal the show if the creative seasonal menu wasn't so impressive, especially matched with Red Hill wines.

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Max's at Red Hill

With mussels from Flinders, cheese from Red Hill and berries from Main Ridge, Chef Max Paganoni's classic Australian menu highlights local produce.

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Foxeys Hangout Winery

Hang out on Foxeys' hill and put your appetite in the hands of the chef and feast on a seemingly endless stream of tasting plates with matched wines.

Cafes

Stringers Store

Stock up the holiday house at Sorrento's Stingers Store. This part supermarket, part bottleshop is a convenient one-stop-shop for your holiday needs.

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Green Olive at Red Hill

Deliberate over the all-day tapas and wine menu, visit the farm shop and join a Mornington Peninsula cooking class at this haven for food lovers.

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RACV Cape Schanck Resort

RACV Cape Schanck Resort is located on Victoria's spectacular Mornington Peninsula, a leisurely 75 minute drive from Melbourne. Hedged by a National...

Local produce

Pure Peninsula Honey

Check out the beehives and sample the honeys, ice creams and other delicious products all made with the help of the Pure Peninsula Honey bees.

Wineries

Darling Park

Taste your way through a range of exquisite regional wines. Darling Park specialises in pinot gris, voignier, chardonnay, rosé, pinot noir and shiraz.

Local produce

Mock Red Hill

Visit the Mock Red Hill Cider Lounge and Farm Gate and stay to taste the fresh produce, apple juices and ciders from the local bio-dynamic orchard.

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The Long Table

The eponymous antique timber tables could steal the show if the creative seasonal menu wasn't so impressive, especially matched with Red Hill wines.

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Merricks General Wine Store

Enjoy time-honoured hospitality and a classic country menu featuring seasonal produce and a great regional wine list including local beers and ciders.

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Georgie Bass Cafe

Georgie Bass Café and Cookery is set amongst kitchen gardens, offering a range of innovative and healthy options which reflect local seasonal...

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Dee's Kitchen

Dee’s Kitchen in Dromana is more than a friendly local cafe. Its well-stocked deli and regional wine selection also caters to the take away crowd.

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Just Fine Food

Make a detour to Just Fine Foods Delicatessen to try their famous house made vanilla slice. Still hungry? Order a sandwich for some beachside dining.

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