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The Merricks General Store

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
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3460 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Merricks, Victoria 3916, Australia
+61 3 5989 8088
08:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff are well groomed, knowledgable and attentive. Paired with fantastic food made with local produce, a stunning specials list and wine from around the peninsula, The Merricks General Store is a MUST when visiting the area.

Thank Trent_and_Nynke
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had brekky the morning after our Xmas breakup. The Eggs benedict was devine, with juice and coffee. Perfect place to spend Sunday brekky.

Thank David L
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous wine list and friendly service. Restaurant quality menu which is fine but would be good to have some lighter and more cost friendly options for those that don't want a heavy burger and would prefer a salad and not just a couple of asparagus spears which is the other extreme. Staff very knowledgeable in recommending different wines. Will definitely... More 

Thank NDCReview
Sydney, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to stop at MGS for lunch, reasonably busy for a Monday on the Peninsula but totally understand why! Food was wonderful and the service was excellent too from the moment we walked in the door, we were warmly greeted and it continued until we left.

Thank Clare B
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Not quite right is it? 2 eggs 1 toast, anyway...... It was ok, but just a fill up for b/fast to start the day....

Thank teenienbrad
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Wanted to like this place as I'd had a recommendation from a friend. Did like the look and the room we were in had a nice feel to it. Service was good from several young staff, wine chosen good, place was packed so we thinking it would be memorable. Not so......shared platter to start with, lacked seasoning in the Terrine,... More 

Thank CJGurt
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We visited Merricks Store and brought amazing produce for our brekkie eggs Istra bacon oil. Also did wine tasting the lady that served us was a wealth of information, not just on the wines but also where to visit in the area. We were a group of friends having a weekend away so was great to get tips of a... More 

Thank Sharyn A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

It had been a couple of years since my wife and I visited here, but it seemed that time had only improved this Peninsula stalwart. There are now a number of spaces to enjoy your meal, which in our case was Breakfast. There is plenty of room between tables, and the space we were seated was certainly light and airy.... More 

Thank Spozzarooni
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Don't get me wrong - the food was very good and the coffee was excellent however we were treated as second rate citizens as we dared to show up without a reservation on a quiet windy cold Sunday morning at opening time. I have never felt so unwelcome.

Thank Dabdoak
Geelong, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Nice general store feel with the contemporary make over.. Can't really comment on the food as we went there for afternoon tea.. Coffee was good and you could buy their house blend beans.. And the peninsula honey won't cost you $17 like the other trending bakery.. My friend picked up some Istra bacon and for myself I chose some olive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 45
Cafe, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3460 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Merricks, Victoria 3916, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Merricks
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5989 8088
Authentic country charm with delicious food and welcoming staff this tin and timber shed is a destination not to be missed.

The Merricks General Wine Store is a Peninsula icon established in 1924. Today it serves as the Cellar Door for Baillieu, Elgee Park and Quealy wines.

The French inspired seasonal menu on offer for breakfast and lunch can be enjoyed by discerning tourist and locals 7 days a week.

Customers are able to dine at table, taste wines by the open fire, on the sea view deck or under the vines whilst experiencing the rustic country atmosphere of this charming heritage building.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?