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The Merricks General Store

3460 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Merricks, Victoria 3916, Australia
+61 3 5989 8088
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Opens in 28 min
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3460 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Merricks, Victoria 3916, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Very warm and friendly visit to the Red Hill area .Easy drive down with new freeways.Great greeting from delightful lady for wine tasting when first arrived so chose our bottle for lunch.Food was excellent .Lovely place to visit mid week.Can imagine that it might be...More

Thank Ann Y
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the nicest places we have been for lunch. The minute we walked in the door there was a warm welcome. A real log fire made it even more cosy The choice of food was delicious as was the wine choice.

Thank lawrance t
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went their for lunch And from the moment you enter the place the hostess welcomes you with a nice smile.The drive is well worth the trip.. We all shared plates... Aubergine caviar, Leek and gruyere croquettes, a dish containing sourdough with prosciutto cheese and...More

Thank Matilde595
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has transformed from a "general" store to a larger , bustling eatery and wine tasting spot on the Mornington Peninsula. It is suitable for breakfasts , brunches, lunches etc with a variety that should cover most dietary needs and palates. They offer a...More

Thank maryliv2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of 12 and arrived to this bustling restaurant to be warmly greeted. The place was pumping with a mix of young and old. The food was excellent with the Barra just perfect. Those who has the steak were not disappointed with...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect setting, perfect service, perfect food - from the decor to the cutlery and glassware to the food this place is beautiful. I need to get here more often. The wine was delicious (bought a bottle to bring home), the leek and gruyere croquettes were...More

Thank tkt1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with a group of about 20 people for lunch and had a lovely relaxed lunch. Service was great. Nice local wines and come local produce to buy. They catered for the vegans although some more protein would have been good to make it...More

Thank Justine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent day trip through the Mornington Peninsula we dropped into the Merricks General Store for lunch. The setting is charming - a lovely old building and a garden full of autumn color. Inside, the decor is fabulous, and the staff and food were...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The country setting is wonderful and they have lovely staff and food to match. We just missed breakfast, so ordered from the display cabinet and I think I just ate the best bacon and egg sandwich ever. The bread was to die for and it...More

Thank Renee M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

It had been some years since my wife and I visited the Merricks General Wine Store. Recently, whenever we passed, it always looked busy, so perhaps it was time for another visit? Subsequently we booked a table for a midweek lunch at 12 noon. We...More

1  Thank OnceBittenMelbourne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3460 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Merricks, Victoria 3916, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Merricks
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5989 8088
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Authentic country charm with delicious food and welcoming staff this tin and timber shed is a destination not to be missed.

The Merricks General Wine Store is a Peninsula icon established in 1924. Today it serves as the Cellar Door for Baillieu, Elgee Park and Quealy wines.

The French inspired seasonal menu on offer for breakfast and lunch can be enjoyed by discerning tourist and locals 7 days a week.

Customers are able to dine at table, taste wines by the open fire, on the sea view deck or under the vines whilst experiencing the rustic country atmosphere of this charming heritage building.
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