Food – Mornington Peninsula Food Trail

Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm
244 Shands Road
Main Ridge Vic 3928

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This place has long been a drawcard for people visiting the area, for its great café, shop and of course public strawberry picking.

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As you’d expect , the shop stocks all manner of strawberry paraphernalia, everything from freeze dried strawberries to strawberry wine to strawberry toys, and the café offers an extensive strawberry inspired menu. Continue reading

Food – Portsea Hotel

3746 Point Nepean Road
Portsea Vic 3944

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This historic pub set on the beautiful Portsea foreshore has long been a drawcard for locals and tourists. With a huge interior dinning room, heaps of outdoor seating and a number of different bar counters inside, it has clearly been designed to cater for the masses. Like many pubs in holiday destinations, its family friendly and offers standard pub fare like fish and chips, burgers and steaks all at marked up prices.

We visited over the Grand Final long weekend and the place was absolutely buzzing. By 6.30pm the dinning room was packed full of holiday goers who had all arrived for the first sitting, which meant that I spent 20mins queued with them to order food (typical bistro set up, where you take a seat, order food at the counter and they bring it out to you when ready), but on the upside the kitchen worked at a decent pace and we received our meals within 25 minutes of ordering. Continue reading