Upcoming Events at Merne – Odyssey Brewing Co. Dinner & Christmas Lunch

August 7, 2017TO CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH OF ODYSSEY’S BRAND NEW BREWS, MERNE AT LIGHTHOUSE AND ODYSSEY CRAFT BREWING CO. ARE COLLABORATING TO HOST A 5 COURSE DINNER ON THE BELLARINE, PAIRED WITH 5 OF THE ODYSSEY BREWS. WHERE: MERNE AT LIGHTHOUSE, 650 ANDERSONS ROAD, DRYSDALE WHEN: FRIDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER TIME: 7:00PM COST: $95 OR $70 FOR DINNER ONLY...
Read more

Father’s Day 2017 – Gift Vouchers Available

August 4, 2017Have you made a booking for Father’s Day lunch on September the 3rd yet? It’s just a few weeks away and reservations are filling fast. To secure your table, call us on (03) 5251 5541 or jump online and head to https://www.merne.com.au/reservations Can’t make it on the day? We also have gift vouchers available. To...
Read more

Save the Date! Dessert Degustation Dinner – Friday 28th July at 7:00pm

July 7, 2017  Merne at Lighthouse Restaurant is hosting a Dessert Degustation Dinner, Friday the 28th of July 2017 at 7:00pm. To book your place at this exclusive event on the Bellarine, call us on (03) 5251 5541. $79 p/p – Includes a ‘Kir Royale’ on arrival (made with locally produced Oakdene NV Sparkling Brut), 5 sweet...
Read more

“Chefs of Merne” Launch Dinner – 29th June at 7:00pm

June 2, 2017Drysdale’s brand new restaurant, Merne at Lighthouse, is proud to present the “Chefs of Merne” launch dinner. Join co-owners Josh Smith, Graham Jefferies and Matt Dempsey for an amazing four course feast where they will pull out all tricks to “out do” each other. The concept of the evening will allow free reign for the...
Read more

Fireplace is ablaze at Merne

May 12, 2017With winter fast approaching we love getting the fireplace stoked up on the cold dreary days. The warmth and cosiness it generates is certainly uplifting. The restaurant sits high, with panoramic views of the countryside and the bay. Its a stunning view to watch the cold fronts moving through all in the comfort of the...
Read more

Lunch on the Bellarine? Not long now!

March 6, 2017Its been an amazing month setting up this wonderful restaurant on the Bellarine. Here at Merne we have been busy choosing furniture, discussing design features, talking to suppliers and evolving the menu. All these things take up so much time. Our Chef, Josh Smith is busy preparing the kitchen garden, planting seasonal produce in time...
Read more

New venture as iconic Bellarine restaurant & wedding venue re-opens

February 22, 2017A collaboration of four talented Geelong region hospitality trailblazers has breathed new life into formerly iconic Bellarine Peninsula fine dining, function and wedding venue. Merne at Lighthouse is set to fill the void (and then some) left by the closure of the acclaimed restaurant Loam, which called the idyllic Drysdale location home until 2013. The Merne...
Read more