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Paringa Estate
Modern Australian
  • 44 Paringa rd,
    Red Hill South, VIC
  • (03) 5989 2669,
  • Lunch Wed-Sun noon-3pm

    Dinner Fri & Sat 6pm-9pm

Paringa Estate

As one of Victoria's top wine regions, the Mornington Peninsula is lauded for its pinot noir and chardonnay, and Paringa Estate produces some of the finest. Thankfully, its unfussy, casual-yet-spacious restaurant with requisite bucolic views offers excellent dishes to complement the estate-only wine list. The poached quail with wild mushrooms - a mélange of pine, grey ghost and slippery jacks - and its subtly flavoured stock partner brilliantly with pinot noir. A robust, textural chardonnay demands the vegetarian rotolo - a cylinder of pasta filled with a farce of garlicky roasted pumpkin, spinach, ricotta and parmesan, then sliced and topped with sautéed baby zucchini and their flowers, while a tangy mustard-fruit sauce cuts through the dish's richness. Shiraz also features here and is best matched with a grilled wagyu rump served with toasted brioche crumbs and ribbons of beetroot. A coffee parfait makes for a fond farewell.

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At a glance

  • Price:
  • E $19-$22

    M $35-$40

    D $9-$15

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
  • Cards:
  • American Express
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Julian Hills



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