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Top Choice Distillery in Red Hill & Around

Bass & Flinders

Drop by this boutique distillery to taste its wonderful range of unique gins, from its shiraz grape gin and a truffle varietal to its 'Angry Ant' – distilled using indigenous Australian botanicals sourced from outba…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Red Hill & Around

Ten Minutes By Tractor

This is one of regional Victoria's best restaurants and you won't find a better wine list on the Peninsula. The unusual name comes from the three vineyards, which are each 10 minutes apart by tractor. Even if you're…
Top Choice Microbrewery in Red Hill & Around

Red Hill Brewery

Established in 2005, this popular microbrewery produces fantastic beers to sample by the pot, pint or tasting paddle ($12), accompanied by a plate of southern-style smoked BBQ (from $15) to enjoy on its deck.
Modern Australian in Red Hill & Around

Green Olive at Red Hill

Set on a 27-acre farm is this family-run enterprise that revolves around its light-filled restaurant with lovely outdoor tables overlooking the pastoral surrounds. Food is from the farm or locally sourced, with a me…
Modern Australian in Red Hill & Around

Port Phillip Estate

Home of Port Phillip Estate and Kooyong wines is this stunning winery within an award-winning building that resembles a Bond villain's hideout. Its restaurant is one of the peninsula's best, with stunning views of t…
Cafe in Red Hill & Around

Merricks General Wine Store

Dating back to the 1920s is this iconic stop that's an attractive, sprawling space with wooden floorboards and open fire. The rustic bistro is renowned for using fresh, local produce; a cellar door showcases wines f…
Winery in Red Hill & Around


Among the stand-out wineries around Red Hill, Montalto has top-shelf wines (and a pale ale beer), plus a classy bistro and excellent fine dining restaurant. Be sure to head out to its wonderful sculpture garden, wit…
Pizza in Red Hill & Around

The Epicurean

Whether you're here for its inviting cafe or slick cavernous restaurant doing wood-fired pizzas, the popular Epicurean is a class act. The restaurant is the main attraction, within its striking atrium 'shed' (a form…
Winery in Red Hill & Around

Foxeys Hangout

Come not only to taste its sparkling whites ($8) – on weekends you can create your own blend to take home (one/two people $45/55). There are fantastic views from its cellar door where you can order plates of cheese,…
French in Red Hill & Around

Petit Tracteur Bistro

The sister restaurant to the acclaimed Ten Minutes by Tractor is this classy cottage bistro overlooking the vineyards. Its menu is primarily traditional French, accentuated with local ingredients and Mod Australian …