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Best on the Bellarine Peninsula
We are very fortunate living on the Bellarine Peninsula-great beaches, surf, markets, wineries and food. It is the latter where Merne showcases the best of the Bellarine. 3 of us had lunch on Saturday and could not fault the fixed price menu (we chose the pork and barramundi for shared mains) both were superb. A good wine list and we were recommended the Spence 2016 pinot noir from the Moorabool valley-great choice. We loved it so much we have booked again in 2 weeks to show other friends from outside the area the best of the Bellarine.
Beyond Brilliant Wedding Venue
We had our wedding here in February 2020 and this venue and the staff went way above and way beyond to ensure that our wedding was the best it could be. Jess & Caleb were incredible to work with and our wedding day went so smoothly and was absolutely perfect thanks to Merne and the fantastic staff. We will 100% return for dining and for future events and celebrations. Could not recommend this venue more highly or strongly whether it is for a function or a dining experience, this venue and its staff will exceed your every expectation.
A Bellarine Treasure
This is our third visit to this wonderful place, and once again the experience was fantastic. Only a few kilometres from the heart of Portarlington, off the Queenscliff road and hidden amongst an olive grove, the setting is low key and relaxed. The staff are pleasant, welcoming and well informed. Choose from two set degustation options, we had the four courses and as has been the case previously, enjoyed all aspects. Presentation, design and flavours were perfect. The wine menu supports the best of the Bellarine's vineyards as well as an exciting selection of craft beers.