Heading to the Mornington Peninsula and looking for great places to eat and drink?
Here are our top picks in the beautiful Mornington Peninsula hinterland.
Foxeys Hangout, Red Hill
Don’t let your first impression of Foxeys Hangout from the carpark put you off.
Yes, it looks like a big shed from the outside – inside, it’s a different story.
You’ll be greeted with a friendly welcome and the amazing smells of the chef’s menu.
Foxeys Hangout offers shared tasting plates that are matched with wines by the glass or bottle.
If it’s a sunny day, we suggest you sit outside on the deck overlooking the grapevines.
All dietary tastes are catered for here. From gluten intolerance to vegetarians, the staff are happy to find the right dish for you.
With a no-bookings policy, Foxeys Hangout is perfect for groups of 2-4 people. Groups larger than this may need to wait for available tables.
And before you head back home, make sure you try some of their award winning sparkling and still wines.
Montalto Winery & Olive Grove, Red Hill South
Montalto is our go-to place for a quick bite to eat or a special occasion and offers award winning restaurant dining or piazza cafe style dining.
Using the fresh produce from the kitchen garden, every dish is delicious.
Grab a glass of wine and wander through the sculpture walk.
The piazza cafe is open 7 days a week, while the restaurant hours vary depending on the seasons.
Picture: Montalto Winery & Olive Grove
Barn and Co, Balnarring
Barn and Co offers inside and outside dining options. We suggest you book a table if you’re making a day trip as during the peak season, they get really busy.
Fresh food, local wines and beers , live music and friendly service – a perfect combination.
Georgie Bass Cafe & Cookery, Flinders
Georgie Bass Cafe & Cookery is run by the amazing team from the Flinders Hotel.
Providing fresh and healthy all day breakfasts, great coffee and a drinks list to suit all tastes, this cafe is the go-to place in Flinders.
The produce from the best regional orchards, farmers, dairies, and vineyards results in simple, delicious food that looks great and tastes fabulous!
With bike parking, dog bowls for your four-legged friend outside, and regular cookery classes, Georgie Bass and Cookery is set to become a Flinders institution.
Picture: Georgie Bass Cafe & Cookery
Green Olive at Red Hill, Red Hill
Green Olive at Red Hill offers an all day tapas menu with matched wines and local beers. They take bookings and we suggest you make one as this venue is often the go-to place for family celebrations, hens weekends and birthday parties.
The trampoline and play area makes this a great venue for kids and you’ll even get to meet the friendly kelpies.
After you’ve enjoyed the great food and had a coffee made with the coffee beans roasted on site, browse their gift area. From olives to body products, to pickles and gift vouchers.
Everything at Green Olive at Red Hill will nurture your heart and feed your soul.
Picture: Green Olive at Red Hill
We hope you enjoy your next visit to the Mornington Peninsula.