If you own a boat and a berth, there’s no getting stuck at a red light on the way to any of these great spots.
No red lights, you can access some of Mornington Peninsula’s best restaurants by water. Casually cruise along enjoying the relaxing sound of your boat gliding across the water as the sun starts to set along the horizon.
Pizza D’oh is the place to go for a casual dinner enjoying authentic gourmet pizza and pasta. You can easily dock at the Blairgowrie marina and walk along Point Nepean Road towards the restaurant.
They’ve got all your classic favourite pizza selections in a variety of sizes, depending on how hungry you are. Kicking it up a notch is the gourmet pizza section of the menu, where you’ll see not-so-classic yet just as mouth-watering options like chilli prawn, Turkish lamb and Italian sausage. The pizzas here are fresh, thin and super crispy!
If you’re more in the mood for seafood, their specials menu changes according to what’s been sourced that day, you could be surprised by scallops, whiting fillets or local crayfish. If you’d rather enjoy sunset sitting along the water, grab yourself a takeaway pizza! Don’t forget to bring a bottle of wine for the perfect Italian combination.
For the ultimate waterfront setting, it’s got to be The Rocks Mornington. The Rocks has a gorgeous desk for outdoor dining overlooking the water, making it a popular spot, so don’t forget to book in advance.
The Rocks just oozes nautical charm with a mural wall of fish, foam buoys and crabbing pots as décor around the restaurant. The seafood is so fresh you’ll be able to catch a glimpse of the tanks where crabs, oysters and lobsters are housed close to the open kitchen.
Their menu is sure to keep you busy, with endless seafood options as well as beef, pork and lamp options to keep all taste buds and preferences satisfied.
One of Portsea’s most loved venues is the Portsea Hotel, with amazing views across Port Phillip Bay, making it the perfect spot to treat yourself to a meal. If you are planning to take the boat out and head off to the Hotel, make sure you check out their website as their might be a gig or event that would make your trip unforgettable.
The kitchen is open every day from 12pm until late, meaning you can dock and enjoy a meal at any time that suits you! You’ll need to decide in advance who the designated captain of the boat will be, the drinks menu at the Hotel is almost as impressive at food menu. The menu offers gourmet twist on classic pub meals such as fish’n’chips, the parma and calamari.
You’ll find share options if you’re only a bit peckish, or meals to leave you feeling stuffed, like the pulled pork rolls, wagyu pie or lamb ragout. Experience an amazing afternoon or night cruising around the beautiful waters and head to one of these fantastic restaurants, and enjoy one of the many perks of being a boat owner!