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Morning Star Estate Restaurant

££££, , Gluten Free Options
1 Sunnyside Rd, Mt Eliza, Victoria 3930, Australia
+61 3 9787 7760
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
1 Sunnyside Rd, Mt Eliza, Victoria 3930, Australia
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Attended a wedding here on Saturday afternoon. Beautiful surroundings for the ceremony and then canapés on the terrace and dinner in the restaurant. The food was surprisingly good for a wedding and the views are magnificent.

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

So, they did not expect guests to be at their venue. They ran out of alcohol, they served the same (frozen - bought in) finger food. Here’s a hot tip ...... if you have patrons, you need to service them. Go to Dan Murphy’s and...More

Thank DJR1068
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Pizza was perfectly fine. I think it's a good idea to come when the weather is good. The view is special.

Thank JoepWilliamson
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Took the opportunity of a lovely sunny day to travel down here for lunch last Thursday. Rather quiet so enjoyed a window seat overlooking the well kept gardens and lawn ( perfect for weddings I would think ). We had excellent & friendly service from...More

Thank Leigh C
Reviewed 5 February 2017

A good lunch venue on a warm Sunday. We thought the food was very good. I don't think the winery is connected to the restaurant, but could be wrong. Was busy so wise to book. Plenty of parking. Staff were ok but lacked the usual...More

1  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Visitor from England had enjoyable lunch with the family. Lovely food, good service, beautiful gardens and relaxing ambience!

Thank Christianne I
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Oh my. We read these reviews after making a booking and were apprehensive. We were a group of 9 moms having a day off. (Sat 7 Jan) Wow. Were we impressed. The maitre d Brian was fabulous ( and the blonde waitress I forget her...More

1  Thank N H
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Expensive, lovely view of Port Phillip bay. The roses reminded me of Springvale crematorium. We finished the main course thinking it was the entree. Very poor range of alcohol. Only wine, limited spirits and beer. Once only.

2  Thank helen s
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

It was like the customer was a real burden for the staff. The food was below average for a winery, packaged beer was flat - and they even ran out. No light beers available for designated drivers! At 11pm, the customers were yelled at to...More

2  Thank Flyn L
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The venue is wonderful, attitude of staff was dreadful. Availability of wine (it's a winery isn't it) was limited. We pre-booked for a large group and paid a deposit yet it seemed to be a surprise when we arrived. A fantastic experience made ordinary.

7  Thank Janetka_aus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sunnyside Rd, Mt Eliza, Victoria 3930, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Mt Eliza
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9787 7760
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Morning Star Estate is the jewel of the Mornington Peninsula. Our restaurant, housed in the original woodworking classroom, overlooks beautiful rose gardens and vineyards, with commanding views of Port Phillip Bay and beyond. Whilst the property is steeped in history, our fare is contemporary and features local and seasonal produce. Our wine list showcases some unique local Mornington Peninsula wines in addition to our own Shiraz and Bianco. Enjoy a relaxing lunch with family and friends then take a stroll through our gardens.
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