If you have chosen accommodation in Merricks, you may be wondering where you can grab a quick bite to eat or a romantic sit down meal in the area. After all, the region is known for having some of the best produce in Victoria, so it makes sense to try it out whilst you’re there. And there is good news – there are plenty of restaurants, cellar doors and cafes all within a short distance of any accommodation in Merricks.
Merricks General Store
This popular cellar door and restaurant is a well-known hang out for locals and visitors alike. Quealy, Elgee Park and Baillieu all distribute their wines from this cellar door location, so you don’t even have to leave your accommodation area to taste some delicious local wines. As well as local wine, the Store serves local beers and ciders alongside their generous menu.
Located at the Willow Creek Vineyard, close by to accommodation in Merricks North, the floor to ceiling windows will give you a spectacular view of the vines whilst you eat. Not only does award-winning chef, Bernard McCarthy, showcase the delicious local produce, he also makes his own gnocchi, bread rolls and ice cream to delight his patrons.
Ciao Bella Pizzeria and Wine Bar
Only a short drive from accommodation in Merricks to Balnarring is where you will find this delicious and popular pizzeria. They specialize in super thin-crust wood fired pizza, which are a must for any tourists to the area to try. They boast a rotating menu of mains and desserts, as well as an entrée range that has been designed to share.
Next time you have chosen accommodation in Merricks or the surrounding area, drop into one of these popular and delicious restaurants to see how good they are for yourself.