Our Top 5 Restaurants to Visit

The Peninsula has always been a popular foodie destination. From fine dining to cellar doors, cafes to wineries, there is something for every taste and every occasion, and it's so exciting to be living amongst some of the best food in Victoria.

Heading 'up the hill' for a bite to eat is a must for anyone who visits, and whether you are a local or an avid explorer, there is so much to choose from. So the next time you are heading out to dine on the Peninsula, make a reservation at one of our favourite places to eat.

The Epicurean Red Hill

Every element at The Epicurean Red Hill has been considered to bring together rustic and industrial chic to protect the integrity of 'The Shed' – the stunning principle dining space of The Epicurean. Dine in their ‘cucina’ style restaurant that showcases an Italian-inspired menu, which focuses on honest, regional produce complemented by wine from over 50 Vignerons from the Mornington Peninsula. 

Address: 165 Shoreham Road, Red Hill South, VIC 3937

Make a booking here.

Follow them on Instagram @theepicurean_redhill

Quattro at Mantons Creek

With indulgent views across the vines, this secluded and tranquil haven offers an exceptionally intimate and relaxed Mediterranean-inspired dining experience to be enjoyed sipping on estate-produced wine. Quattro Restaurant can be booked exclusively for intimate wedding receptions, corporate events or birthdays with accommodation onsite available also.

Address: 240 Tucks Road, Shoreham, VIC 3937

Book your stay, your tasting and more by clicking here.

Follow them on Instagram @theepicurean_mantonscreek

Johnny Ripe Main Ridge

Offering the full range of famous Johnny Ripe products alongside a local, seasonal all-day brunch menu and great coffee Johnny Ripe Main Ridge is situated atop the Peninsula’s stunning and iconic Red Hill Lavender Farm.

Bring your friends & family, a picnic rug and enjoy manicured lawns and the shade beneath the apple trees all the while overlooking the hills of Main Ridge.

Take-away and walk-in dining only.

Address: 284 Main Creek Road, Main Ridge, VIC 3928

Follow them on Instagram @johnnyripe_mainridge 

Le Bouchon

The mantra of Le Bouchon: creating simple and honest food by using the finest, locally sourced produce. This is one spot in Balnarring that should not be missed as it serves unpretentious French cuisine in a beautifully casual setting. Even better, Le Bouchon is only a few doors down from Home Goods Hardware. 

Address: Unit 10 2-8 Russell street, Balnarring, VIC 3926

Book your table at Le Bouchon by clicking here.


Eat, sleep and play at Polperro Winery as they offer more than just wine tasting. Escape to their villas, explore their farm harvest and dine the night away amongst the vines. What began as a wine brand has now evolved into a curated stable of dining, wine and luxury experiences.

Address: 150 Red Hill Rd, Red Hill, VIC 3937

Explore all Polperro has to offer by clicking here.

Check out their sister restaurant Many Little.

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