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The Merricks General Store

) #2 of 4 Restaurants in Merricks €€ - €€€ Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
3460 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Merricks, Victoria 3916, Australia
+61 3 5989 8088
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  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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3460 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Merricks, Victoria 3916, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been here before so we thought we would give the restaurant another try mid week. The barramundi was on special and that was good. It was served with parsnip and a celeriac sauce. $36. I had the steak (medium) "grilled o’connor natural grass...More

Thank Max W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been there many times over the years. Food is always of a very high standard. Wine selection of local producers is good, although a 'tad' expensive.

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spur of the moment decision for a long lunch. Headed in a general direction and came upon this busy looking place. Buzzingly busy in fact. We didn't have reservations but they happily found seats for us at the bench near the window. We were happy....More

Thank Yazkool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd just been having a conversation with a colleague about how needless "wrinkles" in service can be very irritating...a first world problem to be sure, but, planning on a coffee pre meeting, we ducked in here and asked at the counter, only to be re-directed...More

Thank Ngatiawa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 19 June 2017

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 12 June 2017

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 12 June 2017 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 11 June 2017 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 7 June 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$47
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
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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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