In the case of Lorida Greek Taverna, all that glitters is gold. Main Street Mornington - one of the Pen's most lively eat streets - has come alive with this new edition to the food and bar scene.
A statement in sophisticated coastal calm with glistening views over Western Port to Phillip Island, this stunning four-bedroom home is pure holiday heaven on the peninsula’s quiet side.
A significant amount of foodie lust is generated when the words Pier Street Kitchen are mentioned - a perfect neighbourhood establishment, full of friendly people and good vibes.
Back in the days before impersonal supermarkets and oversized shopping centres, the humble general store was a community hub, a place that served an important social, as well as supply, service. General stores were once prolific in towns across the Peninsula region, stocking everything from kerosene and toothpaste to fresh bread and milk, run by owners who knew many of the customers by name. In 1924, Merricks General Wine Store opened to serve a variety of needs of the local community.
Best pies ever, best sausage rolls in Melbourne, such delicious pastry, so much deliciousness crammed into one store – these are not our words but words of the many patrons that visit or seek Johnny Ripe products. Simple and honest food is one of the true joys of life and a leading value of Michelle and Adam’s business.
A private enclave of majestic proportions on 10 manicured acres with a sprawling six-bedroom manor home and flood-lit tennis court, a life of luxury and serenity awaits only 45 minutes from the city.
At Tucks you’re offered a diverse range of experiences beyond the cellar door that match the fabulous food, spectacular terrace views, a tempting menu and just enough quirk to remind you of your unique surroundings – for example, Tucks blind wine tastings encourage you to write your opinions on the tasting bench.
City people are always rushing about from this to that and connecting more with electronics than each other, but even coastal life can sweep you up in the busy-ness of modern daily business. To retreat, rejuvenate, rebalance and reconnect to the essence of being present is the fuel stop we often need.
Trofeo Estate is situated on the iconic Harrisons Road precinct of Dromana - in the 1930’s it was a passionfruit plantation but today it is one of the Pen’s newest vineyards. From the moment you enter the property, with it’s oak lined driveway, you’re surrounded by vines & beautiful rural views.
Towards the end of an inconspicuous unsealed road in Red Hill there is a kitchen in a quaint weatherboard house surrounded by a prolific vegetable garden, where Bernie Furness creates some of the most delicious take home food available. The Red Hill Kitchen is something of a closely held secret to locals, who make up about ninety per cent of the business. So renowned is it in these parts though, that after being closed for six months a couple of years ago, when they reopened word spread quickly and business resumed as if they’d never closed.
Immersed in a picturesque rural landscape and positioned close to the beautiful Somers Promenade beach, your rural paradise awaits on this 40-acre property with elegant farmhouse and substantial rural lifestyle facilities.
Our Grand Tour One is a meandering journey through the Mornington Peninsula that takes you through the hinterland to the rugged south west with a main break at the Peninsula Hot Springs where you will leave feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and ready to soak up some iconic roads and fresh experiences as you journey homeward.