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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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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.

Wineries

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.

Restaurants

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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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.

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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...

Restaurants

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.

Restaurants

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.

Local produce

Main Ridge Dairy

Try some cheese and meet the goats that helped make them at Main Ridge Dairy. Tour the dairy and see the cheese-making process from start to finish.

Wineries

Dromana Estate

Taste an extensive range of estate wines from four different labels: Dromana Estate, Mornington Estate, i (Italian varietals), and David Traeger wines.

Wineries

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.

Cafes

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.

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.

Wineries

Willow Creek at Flinders

Enjoy captivating vineyard views and elegantly crafted wines, predominantly pinot noir and chardonnay, from the stylish cellar door and Salix restaurant.

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.

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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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