Restaurant Reviews

Port Phillip Estate: Restaurant review

Port Phillip Estate

Address

263 Red Hill Rd
Red Hill, VIC
Australia

Hours

Lunch Wed-Sun noon-3pm
Dinner Fri-Sat 6.30pm-9.30pm

Prices

2 courses $68, 3 courses $85

REVIEW

Pull up to Port Phillip Estate and you're met with a building worthy of a Bond villain. A stark rammed-earth wall with an automated door lures you in, revealing the most stunning coastal view that Red Hill has to offer: vineyard in the foreground, Phillip Island in the distance. The menu is well executed with a focus on reputable producers. Aylesbury duck breast is matched with duck sausage and citrus gel, while Queensland spanner crab has a crustacean crumble to keep you in tune with the seaside vista. Borrowdale free-range pork is teamed with morcilla and a strangely successful coffee-beer sauce. Wine from both Port Phillip and Kooyong Estates are championed here, but the list looks further afield with Old World additions. Desserts, like a deconstructed pavlova, are satisfying, but nothing eclipses the amazing view, attentive service, and dazzling interior design. It's a snapshot of everything great the Mornington Peninsula has to offer.

Phone:
(03) 5989 4444

Bookings:
Bookings recommended

Features:

  • Licensed
  • Bar
  • Vegetarian-friendly
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Outdoor dining
  • Impressive Wine List

Accepted card types:

  • American Express
  • Eftpos
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Chef(s):
Stuart Deller

This review was made independently for the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide. The guide's reviewers visit unannounced and pay their way.