Please note we are a small restaurant in a regional area and depend on our honoured reservations. 

Cancelling a reservation at short notice has a large impact on our business as it can be difficult to fill due to the lack of passing traffic.

If you need to cancel a reservation we would appreciate at least 48hrs notice.

Merne will be closed from August the 1st and will reopen August 29th for our annual break.


Children are welcome at Merne, however we do not offer a children’s menu. Children are welcome to dine off our grazing style menu. We can if required, offer a simplified meal off our menu.


There is an additional surcharge of 10% applied to all bills on public holidays.


Please state in your booking notes if you wish to utilise your gift voucher.

We unfortunately do not offer gift voucher extensions for expired vouchers

We kindly ask you to not redeem your gift vouchers on public holidays which includes the entire Easter weekend


Taxis and Uber are available on the Bellarine but sometimes can be unreliable. For transport options we recommend 

Be sure to browse our menus to see the fine local produce you will enjoy upon visiting Merne. If you’re looking for a Bellarine Peninsula wedding venue or somewhere to host a stylish private event, we also have several great function packages.

Our menu can easily be adapted to all dietary requirements including gluten free, vegetarian, and pescatarian. Please advise of your dietary requirement/s when making a booking.


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