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Restaurants & cafes

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 2012. Make a booking for long lunches with friends or degustation dinners at La Petanque, Montalto, Port Phillip Estate, Ten Minutes by Tractor 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 and Merricks 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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Dee's Kitchen, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. Photo: Kate Donnelly

Dee's Kitchen

Dromana

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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The Baths Sorrento

The Baths

Sorrento

Book out The Baths for your big day or enjoy dinner after an afternoon in town - either way, this is the perfect backdrop for your beachside feast.

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Paringa Estate

Paringa Estate Winery and Restaurant

Red Hill South

Enjoy award-winning food and wine with magnificent valley views at this Red Hill winery and restaurant hatted by The Age Good Food Guide.

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Red Hill Baker, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Red Hill Baker

Red Hill South

Sourcing the best produce from the Mornington Peninsula region, this bakery offers artisan baked sourdoughs and gourmet pies made with passion.

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Main Ridge Dairy, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. Photo: Will Slater

Main Ridge Dairy

Main Ridge

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.

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Green Olive at Red Hill Lunch on the deck

Green Olive at Red Hill

Main Ridge

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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Safety Beach Country Club

Safety Beach Country Club

Safety Beach

Boasting a challenging but easy walking 18 hole golf course, five day/night tennis courts and a swimming pool. Safety Beach Country Club welcomes the...

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D.O.C., Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

D.O.C Mornington

Mornington

D.O.C.'s bustling Mornington eatery is a pizza lover's heaven. Follow a pizza with fresh cheese and produce from the mozzarella bar and food store.

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Ten Minutes by Tractor

Ten Minutes By Tractor

Main Ridge

Make time to indulge in the award-winning cuisine and fine wines at this celebrated winery restaurant, listed in the top 50 of the AGT Restaurant Awards.

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Max's at Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Max's at Red Hill

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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Dromana Estate

Dromana Estate

Moorooduc

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

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Terminus, Flinders Hotel, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Terminus

Flinders

Located in the Flinders Hotel, Terminus is an award-winning formal dining experience and recipient of a hat from The Age Good Food Guide.

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Lee brothers outside their cellar door

Foxeys Hangout Winery

Red Hill

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.

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The Long Table, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

The Long Table

Red Hill South

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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LE BOUCHON ENTRANCE

Le Bouchon French Cuisine

Balnarring

Located in Balnarring, Le Bouchon French Cuisine is a casual French bistro serving simple and traditional French cuisine. With a casual atmosphere...

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Hickinbotham of Dromana

Hickinbotham of Dromana

Dromana

Tap into acclaimed beers, wines, food and provincial bakery treats at this quirky, rustic cellar door. Highlights include a chardonnay with aligote.

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Bar at The Pig & Whistle Tavern

The Pig & Whistle Tavern

Main Ridge

The Pig & Whistle Tavern is an iconic English style country tavern is located just five minutes from Arthurs Seat. Set amongst picturesque gardens...

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