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Port Phillip Estate

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James Halliday's Winery of the Year 2012 and one of the most exciting wine destinations in Australia. This award wining contemporary architectural landmark with monumental limestone rammed earth wall, soaring timber ceilings and panoramic views over undulating vineyards and the sea is home to Kooyong and Port Phillip Estate Wines.Awarded a chef's hat in the Age Good Food Guide 2012, the Dining Room at Port Phillip Estate is a refined space offering exceptional food and wine. The space extends to an expansive outdoor timber deck taking advantage of the sweeping vineyard and coastal views. Simon West’s contemporary cuisine offers a modern take on the classics, celebrating cool climate seasonal produce at its best. The Cellar Door with its bold architecture and elegant tasting bar is the heart of Port Phillip Estate. The Cellar Door Bistro offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, the food is inspired by French provincial classics with a modern touch.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Australian, Contemporary
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came in for a wine tasting and the view is automatically a winner as it is spectacular and the wine tasting area/outside area is so nice. We then started the wine tasting and the blonde woman who was looking after us was so detailed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Meg P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't be faulted. Away for a month in Australia and one of our top three! Fairly formal fine dining atmosphere with superb views over vineyards. Helpful and friendly staff. Varied menu with excellent food and wines - what more could you ask for?

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Anth0ny999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Port Phillip Estate accommodation & restaurant are well worth the $$$$ the winter package was amazing value! This boutique, intimate accommodation is comfortable and modern with a luxurious bathroom, having a bath is a must. The brioche bread with breakfast tray delivered to your room...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank LuxuryNomad75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic location for a group of 10 of us to celebrate a wedding anniversary. The staff were very attentive and knowledgeable of the menu. The location and setting during the day is beautiful looking out over the rolling hills, gives a sense that you...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank BrettAllan40
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Overlooking 50 acres of groomed vineyard with PHILLIP island in distance. We indulged in a five course delight of very different foods including quail, duck pate to die for, special snapper, beef and some devilish sweets. The wine matched the mood, the food and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The food was excellent, paired with their excellent Pinot Noir. The service was a bit slow (i think they had a large function at the time), but we thought that it was actually a plus -- more time to enjoy the beautiful views and to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fmmcoplan
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Had a wonderful lunch in the restaurant last month so suggested lunch at the Cellar Door dining area for my sister’s birthday today. Unfortunately the food did not meet our expectations, in fact the four of us felt it was way below average!! The Seafood...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank vivc777
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Awesome building with some great wines. Given the expensive looking building the wines are actually quite affordable. Lots of wine to try

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Adam M
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The view from the Port Phillip Estate restaurant is strikingly beautiful and the sculpted architecture of the building adds to the grandeur of the location. Sitting in the outside terrace with a coffee of glass of the local wine is truly a special event. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pad00
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Fabulous views, wonderful staff, selection of food. With matching wines.. an elegant venue thankyou for looking after us Peninsula Gourmet Tours

Date of visit: October 2018
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Pauline A
4 March 2015|
Response from Sue T | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, but I don't understand what "Vegas" and "remodelling the front of the hotel" has to do with Port Phillip Estate Winery?
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