Our Favourite Restaurants and Wineries on the Mornington Peninsula

2019-03-06 01:31:48

Our Favourite Restaurants and Wineries on the Mornington Peninsula

Our Favourite Restaurants and Wineries on the Mornington Peninsula


The Mornington Peninsula is known for its stunning beaches and outdoor adventures. It’s also known for its simply incredible shopping and dining. We love just how much the Mornington Peninsula has to offer. From fine dining to casual restaurants, there is truly something for everyone here. Offering some of the most diverse cuisines in the world, the Mornington Peninsula is ideal for anyone looking for a food-filled adventure.

At Holiday Shacks, we believe in creating exceptional holiday experiences for all of our clients. We know just how fantastic a holiday on the Mornington Peninsula can be, and with these top restaurants, you’ll have a great culinary experience on your next trip.




Foxeys Hangout - Red Hill

Tripadvisor 4.5 stars

Suited more to small groups of 2-6 guests Foxeys Hangout Cellar Door believe that their wine is made to be enjoyed with food.  Visit for a light lunch, enjoy simple but delicious dishes to accompany their wines and take in the view.




Polperro Restaurant - Red Hill

Tripadvisor 4.5 stars

Located in Red Hill, Polperro Restaurant is a fine dining establishment that offers exquisite modern Australian cuisine. The modern menu is stunning, with each option expertly plated and presented. Paired with the open, modern interior, Polperro Restaurant is ideal for a romantic, intimate date night.

Take a seat at the bar, relax in the dining room, or soak up the beautiful outdoors by enjoying your meal outdoors. The gorgeous hilly backdrop captures the true beauty of Australia. Polperro is slightly pricier than some restaurants in the area, but it’s absolutely worth it.


Steam - Rye

Tripadvisor 4 stars

For world-class modern Asian food, be sure to check out Steam the next time you’re in the area. Offering clean, flavourful dishes, Steam takes classic Asian food and adds its own unique spin. Rich, complex flavours highlight the menu. The restaurant itself has a modern industrial vibe, making it a great option for an evening date.


Port Phillip Estate - Redhill

Tripadvisor 4 stars

One of the finest restaurants in all of Australia, Port Phillip Estate is located in Red Hill South. If you have a special event, this is the place to go. The grand ballroom-like dining room is perfect for a romantic date or celebration. The menu is exquisite modern Australian food, offering a fine dining cuisine like no other. Paired with the stunning views from the floor to ceiling windows, dining at Port Phillip Estate is something you’ll never forget.


1001 Nights - Mount Eliza

Tripadvisor 4 stars

Featuring delicious Middle Eastern cuisine, 1001 Nights is a must for anyone looking to add a unique restaurant to their list. The restaurant is located in the beautiful Mount Eliza, giving you quick access to the coast. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, and you can have a great time with a small group of friends or a large gathering.

There is both indoor and outdoor seating as well, allowing you to take in the beautiful surroundings. Even better, it’s one of the more affordable restaurants in the area, which is why it’s a top choice on our list.


Point Leo Estate - Merricks

Tripadvisor 4.5 stars

Recently awarded a Chefs Hat and Best Restaurant of the Year 2019 by The Good Food Guide, the restaurant at Point Leo is certainly worth a visit if you are looking for a bit of fine dining when down on the Peninsula.  Not only does the estate boast a wonderful restaurant it also has an amazing sculpture park with over 50 Australian and International pieces of sculpture.  Take a walk with friends and family, with a glass of wine or all alone. 


Mornington Thai Restaurant - Mornington

Tripadvisor 5 Stars

A small casual restaurant on Barkly Street in Mornington, this Thai restaurant gets not only our seal of approval but great reviews on Tripadvisor.  All who visit enjoy meeting the chef, who likes to meet her customers and the tasty, great value food.


Holiday Shacks

These are just a few of the countless fantastic restaurants that you’ll find on the Mornington Peninsula. No matter your tastes or budget, there’s a restaurant here for you. If you’re looking to explore new restaurants on your luxury getaway that you won’t find anywhere else, the Mornington Peninsula is the place to be.

Holiday Shacks has been creating world-class holiday experiences for years, and we are ready to help you with your next getaway. Offering stunning accommodations across the Mornington Peninsula, we have just what you need to make your holiday unforgettable. To get started on your next trip, contact the team at Holiday Shacks today. enquiries@holidayshacks.com.au

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