FAQ

Dining

Bookings are essential on weekends and during peak periods and Public Holidays. We do advise making a reservation to avoid disappointment, particularly for tables larger than 4 guests.

The 110-seat Pt. Leo Restaurant celebrates the region’s produce with an a la carte menu designed to showcase local and Victorian produce wherever possible. The wine list also has a similar philosophy where it not only showcases Pt. Leo Estate wines, but varietals from the region and greater Victoria. It is one of the few wine lists in Victoria, that is purely Victorian wines.

Laura the fine dining restaurant is an intimate 40-seater dining space. With the choice of five courses, the guest is taken on a culinary journey that embodies the season and the region. Guests are offered the choice of paired wines or can choose from the extensive wine list that has over 600 local, Australian and international wines.

Families are most welcome at Pt. Leo Estate! We encourage families to dine in Pt. Leo Restaurant where we offer a kid’s menu. Please advise when booking, if you require a booster seat or high chair.

Pt. Leo Estate accommodates for all guests with special dietary requirements. We ask that guests provide their dietaries at the time of booking or before their confirmed date to ensure the best possible experience.

We understand plans change and things just don’t go to plan. If you need to change your reservation date or time, please contact our reservations team on (03) 5989 9011.

Please call our Reservations team to ensure your table is still available for when you arrive. If you are late for your reservation, this may affect those who have booked your table for the second seating.

Laura
We require at least 24 hours’ notice for cancellations in Laura, last minute cancellations incur a cancellation fee of $60 per person (50% of the minimum spend in Laura).

Pt Leo Restaurant
No cancellation fee applies.

We do not have a strict dress code; however, we do ask guests to ensure the attire is smart-casual/neat and tidy.

No reservations are required in our Wine Terrace. We encourage guests to sit back and relax in this area while enjoying live music and the spectacular view of our vineyard and Sculpture Park. The Terrace compliments our wine program by offering tasty morsels and snacks, locally brewed beers, wines from neighbouring vineyards and a broad selection of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. Musicians perform on the Wine Terrace throughout the weekends and every day through Boxing Day through to mid-January from 1 pm to 4 pm.

Opening Hours, Location & Transportation

We are open 7 days a week

Sculpture Park
From 11.00 am

Pt Leo Restaurant
Lunch Monday – Saturday from 12 pm & Sunday from 11.30 am
Dinner Friday – Saturday from 6 pm

Laura
Lunch Thursday – Sunday from 12.00 pm
Dinner Friday and Saturday from 5.30 pm

Cellar Door
Sunday to Wednesday 11 am to 5 pm
Thursday to Saturday 11 am to 6 pm

Wine Terrace
Lunch Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm.

Live Music on weekends (weather permitting) from 1.00 pm
Booking agent: Simon Phillips – siphimusic@gmail.com

We are located on Frankston-Flinders Road in the relaxed village of Merricks on the Mornington Peninsula.

3649 Frankston-Flinders Road, Merricks

Pt. Leo Estate trades every day excluding Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Pt. Leo Estate is within the Taxi/Uber service range; however, we are unable to guarantee the reliability of these services. We can recommend the following driving services:

  • Ridge Rider (Arthurs Seat): 0447 037 646
  • My Shuttle (Red Hill): 03 5981 0133
  • Mornington Peninsula Taxis: 0449 680 853
  • Frankston & Peninsula Taxis: 03 9786 3322
  • Mornington Chauffeured Limousines: 03 5978 8900
  • Mada Limo Hire (Mornington): 03 9070 4798

Please note these are recommendations only. These services are in no way affiliated with Pt. Leo Estate.

Visiting Pt. Leo Estate

Pt. Leo Estate offers a number of options for your next visit. While we do not allow picnics or food & beverages to be brought onto the property, we would love for you to enjoy our newly renovated Wine Terrace Bar where you can purchase small morsels, bites and beverages.

Pt. Leo Estate has 500 car spaces (including 6 disabled parking spaces) and coach parking.

In order to preserve the peaceful environment at Pt. Leo Estate for patrons and wildlife, we are unable to accommodate helicopter landings on site. The nearest helicopter landing location is Tyabb Airport (approximately 20 minutes’ drive from the Estate).

Pt Leo Estate does not have accommodation facilities however we love to work closely with many venues close by with stunning accommodation facilities –

The nearest beach access is via Pt Leo Road, approximately 4 kilometres from Pt Leo Estate. Pt Leo Surf Beach is patrolled in summer and is suitable for swimming, surfing and fishing. We recommend driving to Pt Leo Surf Beach, please note there is a fee for access during summer.

Pt Leo Estate is a non-smoking venue. This is to ensure the comfort and safety of our patrons and to preserve the landscape.

On-duty Guide Dogs/certified service animals are welcome, but unfortunately, we cannot allow pets on the Estate. The Sculpture Park is not pet-friendly.

Wifi is available for guest use at Pt Leo Estate – please request the password at the Guest Services Desk.

Building/Park entrance
Pt Leo Estate restaurants, cellar door and sculpture park are wheelchair accessible.*

Buggies
Buggies are available to transport guests from their vehicle to the restaurant.

Toilets
There is one disabled toilet near the entrance to the venue and one ambulant toilet located in our Sculpture Park.

Wheelchair Accessibility
Pt Leo Estate is wheelchair accessible, but we are unable to provide mobility aids for customer use. Guests are encouraged to hire mobility aids* if assistance is required to tour the sculpture park.

Sculpture Park

Casual Entry: $10 per person
Concession: $5 per person
Children 12-18 years: $5 per person
Children under 12 years: Free

The concession rate sculpture park ticket is available to all concession card holders. Please present your card to guest services at the time of purchase:

  • Health Care Card
  • Pension
  • Seniors

Our Wine Courtesy Carts are offered to guests for transport back to their vehicles. Unfortunately, we are unable to escort guests around the Sculpture Park in our carts due to the width of the pathway.

Events at Pt. Leo Estate

While we have an established events package for a range of events, unfortunately at this stage we are not in a position to take wedding enquiries and do not offer any wedding packages.

Unfortunately, we do not have conference spaces available (i.e. board room). Our entire venue has free WIFI access and we can arrange bespoke technical and AV equipment based on your event requirements. Our dedicated events coordinator will ensure that your business event runs smoothly, delivering a dining experience defined by our region.

Gift Vouchers & Gift Cards

Vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Some vouchers purchased late 2017 were printed in error with a 6-month expiry – all vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Gift vouchers at Pt. Leo Estate are for a dollar-value that guests are free to spend anywhere on the Estate. Guests are not required to spend the full value on a single date.

Online Purchases
Gift vouchers purchased online are emailed directly to the purchaser (within 2 hours), you can then print/forward the voucher to the recipient.

In-Person/Phone Purchases
Gift vouchers purchased directly through the venue are sent out via standard post in a hard-card format (similar to a credit card). This is subject to AusPost delivery capacity – allow 2-6 days.

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