The Mornington Peninsula is blessed with quality restaurants, cafes, wonderful local producers and superb backdrops for dining.
the cups estate
Wine tasting, tapas lunch and bathe
The cellar door and restaurant takes advantage of breathtaking views over the olive grove, vineyard and rolling dune region known as ‘The Cups’. The European inspired tapas menu is designed to be shared and enhance the flavours of the award winning range of wines. The package includes wine tasting, $60 to spend at The Cups Estate and entry to the Bath House at Peninsula Hot Springs.
Enjoy Woodman Estate’s famous Deluxe High Tea on Sunday afternoon (15:30) and bathe at the Peninsula Hot Springs pre or post. Seated in the Brasserie or the Atrium, enjoy a glass of Woodman Estate Sparkling or Moscato, followed by your traditional three tiered stand of culinary delights, complete your afternoon with coffee, tea and decadent beverages. Of course, there is no need to save room for dinner.
Enjoy a selection of delicious seasonal farm grown produce! Admire the view of the vineyard, kitchen garden and ducks on the dam any day from Wednesday to Sunday. Unwind in the Bath House at Peninsula Hot Springs after grazing on delicious local produce.
Manhattan in Mornington and Peninsula Hot Springs have collaborated to offer a special Dine and Bathe package for spring and summer. The package includes two courses for lunch or dinner, a glass of wine and a coffee or tea at Manhattan, and a Bath House pass for Peninsula Hot Springs valid at any time.
Steam brings Asian fusion to the southern peninsula in an exciting and contemporary package. It’s a perfect balance of mouth watering food, quality sake, and live seafood with friendly and efficient service that sets the standard for modern dining.
The Pig & Whistle, nestled in the hills only five minutes from Arthurs Seat, has long been a favourite watering hole for locals and visitors alike. Enjoy a delicious two-course meal while you enjoy the sun in the beer garden or iconic British tavern and then soothe your stresses away in the natural thermal mineral pools at Peninsula Hot Springs.
The Crittenden Wine Centre provides a new way of experiencing wine on the Mornington Peninsula in a format that’s innovative, fun & makes tasting wine an experience in itself then enjoy social thermal bathing in our Bath House.
The Mornington Peninsula wine region now hosts 200 small-scale vineyards and more than 50 cellar doors offering visitors a personal warm welcome and taste of the region’s diverse and impressive collection of fine wines. Savour elegant Pinot Noir, complex rich Chardonnay, aromatic Pinot Gris, spicy Shiraz – a portfolio created by winemakers and vignerons passionately committed to their craft. For more information on peninsula wineries and events, see Mornington Peninsula Vignerons Association.
The Mornington Peninsula is now home to some Australia’s leading craft breweries. Sample the finest Mornington Peninsula breweries during your stay. Here are some that we can recommend: