Victoria has reopened, and many hospitality venues are now rocking Alfresco style options too, transforming their outdoor spaces into pop-up dining areas ready to accommodate Victorians fresh out of pandemic hibernation. Looking for somewhere to dine out? Check these spots out.
Edge - Situated on Geelong’s iconic waterfront, the deck at Edge is the perfect spot to take in the sun-drenched harbour while catching up with mates.
Mt Duneed - Located in the stunning Barrabool Hills just 15 minutes from Geelong, this spacious, award-winning winery has now opened its books for outdoor reservations.
Provenance Wines - Expect garden party vibes when dining at Provenance Wines’ new outdoor dining space.
Sailors Rest - Think sun-drenched rooftop and bottomless brunch.
Bennetts on Bellarine - An expansive deck overlooking a verdant vineyard. Grab a tasting platter and you’re away laughing.
360Q - Enjoy panorama views of Queenscliff Harbour while tucking into a juicy eye fillet. Also a great choice for brunch.
St Leonards Hotel - Port Phillip Bay views, brews and a classic pub feast awaits.
Basils Farm - For artisanal fare and stunning views across Swan Bay to Queenscliff.
Mr Grubb @ Oakdene - Wine not? Taste your way through their wine list and pair it with a delicious meal.
Scotchmans Hill - A gorgeous outdoor bistro perfect for lunch or dinner.
McGlashans Estate - a boutique winery on the Bellarine Peninsula specialising in Chardonnay, Shiraz, Pinot Noir and Pinot Grigio.
The Dunes Ocean Grove - Light, open and breezy pull up for some lunch and a coffee.