Heaven on earth for all you foodies and lovers of wine is just another name for the Mornington Peninsula located along the southern coastline of Victoria. Just a short one hour drive from Melbourne will have beginning your holiday in one of the best places in the country to sample delectable treats, savour mouth watering wines and try local produce fresh from the farms. Every menu offers something new and exciting to try with every meal you dine out for whether it be for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Meet up with friends, join a food and wine tour or make regular stops at the waterfront cafes and restaurants or the hinterland and vineyard restaurants as you tour through the region where every bite will be a taste sensation.
With its fine foods, award winning wines from boutique wineries and freshly caught seafood from the fringing ocean waters these are just some of the delights you can look forward to with every dining experience. Wander through the coastal towns and communities where waterfront dining and beachside cafes boast wonderful taste tempting treats, wind your way along the scenic routes that will take you past olive groves, over 170 wineries, 50 cellar doors and the local markets are a must see with its fresh local produce in so many different stalls.
Have a feast for the eyes and mouth with stunning views on offer at so many of the eateries and restaurants in the Mornington Peninsula and see just how much care and effort is put into each meal by the passionate chefs that are proud to call this region their home. The tastes from the sea will leave you wanting more with the mussels from Flinders or perhaps a feed of whiting or flathead while holidaying in Port Phillip Bay appeals to you. Fresh local seafood is best served with signature white wines or perhaps a hearty pub meal accompanied with good tunes and great friends is something you are after.
Grab a quick bite to eat at a local deli, get the family together for a feed of fish and chips in the park while watching the sunset, pick up some strawberries, cheese, olives, free range eggs and organic fruit and vegetable from road side stalls, but no matter where you are and what your taste might be, you will always find wonderful dining to appease your appetite in the Mornington Peninsula. From casual dining to fine dining to grabbing a quick bite to eat or stopping in at markets and local stalls there is always something new and exciting to sample while holiday in the region. Accompany your meal with fine local wines, great views and good company and you will have the making of a very pleasure dining experience for all!
Dining in the Mornington Peninsula is one of the main attractions that draw so many people to its shores each year! From the rolling green hills to the rugged coastline there are many hidden treasures within this number one holiday destination and its dining pleasures are just the beginning, so why don’t you come and discover why so many people keep coming back time and time again to the Mornington Peninsula.