Merricks General Store

Restaurants Southern Peninsula


Merricks General Store is a gourmet delight with a rich history dating back to 1924 when it was built as a typical general store of its time. Today it is home to a vibrant and charming bistro, art gallery, cellar door and function venue.

With a seasonal menu and focus on fresh local ingredient, Merricks General Store has become a regular meeting place for many locals and visitors.

Browse our beautiful selection of gourmet local produce, enjoy the delightful view from the vine-covered deck or admire art works displayed in Merricks House next door.


For almost 80 years local residents and visitors to the Mornington Peninsula’s western shores have viewed the Merricks General Store as a regional icon.

Cellar Door
Discover Rigel Wines at Merricks General Store, featuring Chardonnay, Shiraz and Pinot Noir from the owners property in Shoreham as a well as a wide range of varieties from their property in Tocumwal, NSW. All wines are available for tasting and sales in our cellar door as well as in the café to enjoy with your meal.

Delight your tastebuds and indulge in one of our gourmet pizzas, homemade sausage rolls, house gourmet burgers and aromatic Genovese coffee or choose from one of the Chef's specials of the day. Stop in for breakfast, lunch or for some light afternoon tea. We guarantee that our coffee is the best on the Peninsula!

Food Store
Why not take some of the Merricks General Store home with you to enjoy? We have a wide range of locally harvested preserves, relishes, sauces and special homewares available for sale.

Map & Directions

3458-3460 Frankston-Flinders Road, Merricks VIC 3916


Merricks General Store was listed in the recent November Country Style Magazine in the Top 10 places to visit on the Mornington Peninsula and again in the latest edition as the ‘Place to Visit for Travellers’ on the Mornington Peninsula. The magazine chose around 50 places to visit around Australia and we got listed which is great.