Enjoy DRIFT with our list of curated venues, cafes and spaces of pleasure.
& Gallery Australia
& Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in Sorrento presenting exhibitions of mid-career and senior artists who have dedicated their life to creative practice. & Gallery Australia also offers services in art consultancy and collection advice.
8 vegan eateries worth trying
Plant-based dining with a side of wellbeing.
Ad hoc Cafe
Tucked among the village shops, this Mt Eliza eatery is a little slice of paradise.
Alba Thermal Springs & Spa
Alba is a world class wellness sanctuary offering thermal springs bathing, spa and restaurant
Alfresco Dining on The Ninch
Slap on some sunscreen and get ready for a day of outdoor dining on The Ninch.
Amberlee Holiday homes and accommodation
Fully self contained two and three bedroom cabins and powered caravan sites. All set on a beautiful bushland resort style setting.
A modern approach to Italian dining that celebrates land, sea and vine.
Bass & Flinders
From barn beginnings to purpose-built distillery – local gin has made its comeback.
Bass and Flinders Distillery
Drawing inspiration from our coastal home where the sea meets the wine-growing hinterland, we handcraft our grape-based eau de vie spirit right here at the distillery, using traditional methods from the Charente region of France.
Best Bakeries on the Mornington Peninsula
Your guide to the best pies, pastries, and pain au chocolat on The Ninch.
Best Brunch on The Mornington Peninsula
From Modern Australian, to Middle Eastern flavours, we've got that 11am meal sorted.
Best Local Breweries And Distilleries
Wanting to impress your mates with all your local knowledge? Head out this weekend well informed.
Billies Main Ridge Dairy
Billies Main Ridge Dairy brings the most exquisite flavours of Main Ridge Dairy to the table. Soak up the surrounds, both inside and out with family and friends and enjoy the deliciousness on offer on the menu at Billies whilst enjoying picturesque landscapes.
Blairgowrie Beach Escape
Escape to a treed beach getaway. Just 400m from the Village and bay beach, this hideaway has everything you need.
Enjoy a cosy, renovated three bedroom house, with designer kitchen, with the brewery just a few seconds walk from your front door
Brooklands of Mornington
Brooklands Of Mornington is set amongst 3 acres of beautiful gardens. Our 53 rooms provide guests the perfect relaxing getaway.
Carmel at Sorrento
Award winning luxury accommodation in the heart of Sorrento Village. Holiday like a local.
Cellar and Pantry
A Red Hill icon with locally sourced produce, liquor and pantry staples.
Chief's Son Distillery
Chief's Son Distillery is a vibrant family-owned and operated, small-batch, Single Malt Whisky distillery located on Australia's beautiful Mornington Peninsula.
Chutney Bar is more than just an Indian restaurant. Over the years, our team has mastered the art of providing an unforgettable dining experience by presenting traditional Indian recipes that are made with the freshest produce found in Victoria.
Commonfolk Coffee Company
Mixing coffee and consciousness in an industrial warehouse.
Crittenden Wine Centre
Established in 1982 and awarded Gourmet Traveller Best Large Cellar Door 2022. Sample a range of sustainably grown wines whilst seated in comfort.
A charmingly restored homestay set amongst ten acres of natural bushland.
Experience an adventure like no other! Explore 25 acres of adventure activities designed for the whole family and all ages.
Family friendly taproom serving our onsite-made craft beer and beer loving food, together with local wines, spirits and cider.
Small boutique winery offering wine tastings in a beautiful relaxed setting. Open every Saturday 12pm-4pm
Five Dog-friendly Venues
Take your pup on an adventure you'll both love, here are our top five furry-friendly venues.
When you think Flinders, you think beach and bay, but what about bread?
Goldie's Fish and Chips
A golden takeaway kiosk serving deep-fried goodness and a taste of summer nostalgia.
Green Olive at Red Hill
Green Olive, winery and olive grove, serves grazing plates, estate wines and picnics to share with family and friends.
Gypsy Wagon Glamping
Getaways, birthdays and even a proposal. Escape the bustle and book yourself in for a night or two, even just because.
Happy Hour on The Ninch
There are plenty of spots to quench that Friday afternoon thirst from Frankston to Portsea.
We offer tastings & sales of our award winning ciders & olive oil at our Farmgate on weekends & public holidays
Farmgate store open every day and famous hot chips served on the weekends!
Hickinbotham of Dromana
Hickinbotham of Dromana is a unique venue with rustic charm and a stunning coastal view — overlooking Martha Cove — and charming gardens.
A social enterprise cafe helping to break the cycle with great coffee and opportunities for all.
Enjoy world class dining, wellness facilities, accommodation and good old fashioned hospitality at this local landmark.
Hunter Cafe & Store
One of those rare places that makes spending half a day in a cafe all too easy.
Jetty Road Brewery
Dromana-based brewers serving up some of the Peninsula’s best ales.
An award-winning cellar door showcasing patient wines and sustainable practices
La Casa Nostra Deli
An eclectic selection of carefully curated International Food items, Kitchenware and so much more. A shopping experience in itself.
Lakeside Villas at Crittenden Estate
Luxury self contained accommodation on a vineyard in Dromana.
Little Rebel Roastery
A bespoke roastery distributing golden beans to Peninsula.
Brewed from Polperro stock, Many Little is not so much breaking boundaries as breaking tradition.
Merchant & Maker
A beach front cafe serving up food, coffee and a good chat.
Mercure Portsea Golf Club & Resort
The Portsea Golf Club and Mercure Portsea, a relaxing holiday destination with a championship golf course and boutique style accommodation.
Moonah Links Resort
Moonah Links Resort features two Championship Golf Courses, luxury accommodation, plus an in-house Bar/Cafe and Restaurant.
More Art Than Meets the Eye
Well known for beaches and wineries, Mornington Peninsula also supports a thriving arts and culture scene.
Mornington Botanical Rose Gardens
We are an internationally recognised garden established and run by volunteers. We are open 27/7, free and accessible to all.
Mornington Peninsula Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
At the decadent petite Chocolaterie in Flinders, visitors can indulge in your love of chocolate and memorable experiences.
Mornington Peninsula Visitor Information Centre
Drop into the Visitor Centre for information, tips and insider knowledge on the best way to experience the Mornington Peninsula. We're your local experts!
Bold flavours and bright decor for every day of the week.
Tom and Rina established Nordie Cafe as a warm, inviting and uniquely Scandinavian destination in Red Hill.
Ocean Beach Yoga
Experience Sorrento's only dedicated space for yoga & meditation. All levels. Classes daily. Bookings recommended.
Peachy keen on locally-made gelato? Okay Lucy brings fresh vibes to the Esplanade
Pronounced West France, this cosy diner transports it's patrons to Brittany and back.
Our Fave Kid-Friendly Activities on The Ninch
Gather the gang, grab some snacks and get ready for a day of kid-friendly fun on The Mornington Peninsula.
The southern Peninsula's go-to for socially conscious eaters, or those who just love good food.
A seasoned hospo crew who met slinging pizzas at The Royal Saxon in Richmond are bringing their expertise to Papi’s in Rye.
Head down a hedge-lined driveway for damn fine cool climate wine.
There is something different in the vines at Paringa Estate. Perhaps it’s the deepest belief in the earth from which they grow.
Peninsula Beer Garden
The Peninsula Beer Garden is a favourite of both locals and visitors to the Mornington Peninsula. The combination of local craft beers, wines, yummy bar food and great live music make it the perfect place to chill out and enjoy good times in a family friendly environment. When the sun is shining our picturesque beer garden with magnificent views over the lake and golf course is about as good as it gets. When it’s cold outside the gas log fires and comfy couches create a warm cosy place where you can relax and enjoy our hospitality and fantastic live music.
Peppers Moonah Links
A former Dinner by Heston chef has transformed the in-house restaurant at Moonah Links into a bona fide fine diner.
Pier Street Kitchen
Whether its coffee or a warming meal, Pier Street Kitchen is your new local go-to
Point Nepean and Portsea
Portsea may be small but it sure packs a punch. This small township has beautiful beaches and coastal trails in abundance and a small yet vibrant shopping strip and dining scene.
Fine dining and garden fresh produce in a cosy setting (with a killer deck view). What more could you want?
Pt. Leo Estate
With world-class dining, elegant wine, evolving landscapes and Australia's foremost privately-owned Sculpture Park, a visit to Pt. Leo Estate is a truly unmissable experience.
Rahona Valley tasting room located in Dromana Habitat is the Peninsula’s best kept secret. Seriously. Good.
Red Hill Brewery
The Mornington Peninsula's Original Craft Brewery. Set amongst the hop vines high on Red Hill, the brewery creates tasty, crafty beers in the brewhouse on site.
Red Hill Candle Co
Delve into our world of fragrance with interactive workshops and a retail space featuring regional makers, allowing guests to enjoy a journey of inventiveness.
Red Hill Estate Cellar Door
We are a multi-award winning wine producer with our Cellar Door situated just an hour from Melbourne on the idyllic Mornington Peninsula.
Rosebud Coastal Getaway
At the halfway point between Mornington and Portsea, Rosebud is the perfect base for exploring the Mornington Peninsula.
Rosebud Seaside Fun
Here are some ideas on how you can explore the best of Rosebud with the whole family.
Sardinian Italiano nestled between the limestone walls of Sorrento. Cooking with a focus on superb local and Italian ingredients, impeccably sourced and handled with care.
Whimsical getaway designed for couples, perfect for romance! A unique french inspired self contained cottage hideaway for two.
Smart Brothers Brewing
The Smart Brothers are proudly brewing in Somerville on the Mornington Peninsula. Enjoy Craft Beer, Great Food & Good Times in a social family friendly environment.
St Andrews Beach Brewery
The St Andrew’s Beach Brewery story went full circle when famous racehorse trainer Michael Freedman approached the Purchase family with a plan to revive abandoned land on the Mornington Peninsula.
Stoker Studio is a creative hub in Mornington industrial estate offering pottery workshops and courses.
A relaxed winery in Merricks North where you can enjoy a wine tasting or bottle of wine looking over the vines
Sustainable food and fresh juices brings in a healthy crowd.
Ten Minutes By Tractor
Celebrating the diverse and unique cool-climate landscape, with a fine dining restaurant and cellar door to match.
Ten Outdoor Kids Activities on The Ninch
Strap in the kids, there's something for everyone and every budget on The Ninch.
The Best Cheap Eats on The Mornington Peninsula
Gather the gang for a frugal night out, with some of our favourite venues on The Ninch offering serious value for money.
The Best Kid-Friendly Wineries on The Mornington Peninsula
Gather your troops, here are our top picks for family friendly spots.
The Butcher's Daughters Cakes
A cute-as-a-button bakeshop where the sweets are (almost) too pretty to eat
The Deck at Flinders Hotel
Good food, good company. The Deck is open for lunch and dinner every day of the week.
Famous for beautiful functions, big weddings and casual fare in true Italian style.
Join the loyal hoards stopping by for brunch, lunch, dinner and cocktails on the daily.
Mexican & S.E.Asian venue with the best damn cocktail list in town! Open 7 days!
The Quarters at Flinders Hotel
Quiet seclusion, absolute style. Quarters is where the best of international luxury design meets the charm of the Mornington Peninsula.
The Somers General
This family-friendly, beach-side spot is a winner in every season.
Two Bays Brewing Co.
The gluten free brewery pouring beer that everyone can enjoy.