Doot Doot Doot
Modern Australian
  • Jackalope Hotel,
    166 Balnarring Rd,
    Merricks North,
  • (03) 5931 2500,
  • Lunch Sat-Sun noon-3pm

    Dinner daily 6pm-9pm

Doot Doot Doot
-38.344550, 145.100682

Don't let the silly name fool you. Doot Doot Doot, the marquee restaurant at Jackalope, Gourmet Traveller's 2017 Hotel of the Year, is a must-do when on the Mornington Peninsula. For starters, there's the 10,000-bulb chandelier pulsing above the dark-hued dining room. Then there's a wine focus that embraces the estate's Willow Creek repertoire and small producers both Old and New World. But mostly it's about chef Guy Stanaway's ambitious local ingredient-focused food. Bread gets a wonderful sourness from chardonnay yeast lees and comes with butter whipped with dashi. Tomato and verjuice granita arrives on lavosh with Main Ridge goat's curd, black garlic and baby beetroot. Spanner crab is thrillingly combined with a potato emulsion and bottarga while a take-no-prisoners dark chocolate dessert features Pedro Ximénez, raisins and prunes. Complex without being overwrought, Doot Doot Doot is a

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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Three glasses
  • Price:
  • Dégustations $85-$125

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Guy Stanaway & Martin Webster



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