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.
Laura is our two-hatted fine dining restaurant that seats 40 guests. Guests are offered a four or eight course degustation menu and their choice of three different beverage pairings, as well as wines by the glass or bottle.
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. Guests are offered their choice of either two or three courses, alongside an extensive, Victorian-only wine list.
The Pt. Leo Wine Terrace is our bright and casual dining space, offering both indoor and outdoor dining. The Wine Terrace offers a seasonally appropriate, family and group-friendly menu to be enjoyed in a casual context. The Vineyard marquee is also available for walk-in dining. 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.
A three course children's menu is offered in the Pt Leo Restaurant. Child-friendly options are also available in the Wine Terrace. Please advise if you require a highchair or will have a pram with you at time of booking.
Laura is not suitable for diners under the age of 12.
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.
Group bookings for tables of 8-15 guests are available in the Wine Terrace. A set menu applies, and deposits are taken for these bookings. Please contact email@example.com for further information.
We understand plans change and things don't go to plan. If you need to change your reservation date or time, please contact our reservations team at least 24 hours prior to your reservation time on (03) 5989 9011.
Please call our Reservations team to ensure your table is still available for when you arrive. If you are more than 15 minutes late for your reservation, your table is not guaranteed.
We ask that any decreases in party size or cancellation of your reservation be made no less than 24 hours prior. For no shows, late cancellations or decreases in party size, you will be subject to the fee advised at the time of booking.
Opening Hours, Location & Transportation
We are open 7 days a week
From 11.00 am
Pt Leo Restaurant
Lunch Monday - Saturday from 12 pm & Sunday from 11.30 am
Dinner Thursday - Sunday from 6 pm
Lunch Monday, Thursday - Sunday from 12.00 pm
Dinner Friday and Saturday from 6.00 pm
Sunday-Wednesday 11 am to 5 pm
Thursday-Saturday 11 am till late
The Wine Terrace bar is open from 11 am.
Lunch Friday - Sunday from 12 pm.
Live Music on weekends from 1.00 pm
We are located on Frankston-Flinders Road, Merricks on the Mornington Peninsula.
Pt. Leo Estate trades every day excluding Christmas Day and Good Friday. A 15% surcharge applies across the property on public holidays.
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
- Your 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.
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.
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 is a non-smoking venue. This is to ensure the comfort and safety of our patrons and to preserve the landscape.
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.
Wi-Fi is available for guest use at Pt Leo Estate - please request the password at the Guest Services Desk.
Pt Leo Estate restaurants, cellar door and sculpture park are wheelchair accessible.
Buggies are available to transport guests from their vehicle to the restaurant.
There is one disabled toilet near the entrance to the venue and one ambulant toilet located in our Sculpture Park.
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.
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
Our buggies 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
Yes, Pt. Leo Estate offers Wedding packages. Our committed and dedicated team will work closely with you to create an unforgettable day, from start to finish.
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.
Gift Vouchers & Gift Cards
Gift certificates purchased before 1st November 2019 are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.
Gift certificates purchased as of 1st November 2019 are valid for 3 years from the date of purchase.
Gift certificates cannot be extended beyond their initial validation period or be replaced if lost or stolen.
Gift vouchers purchased online are emailed directly to the purchaser (within 2 hours), you can then print/forward the voucher to the recipient.
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.