Welcome to our “Food and Wine Local Guide”, your gateway to savoring local delights near Pickled Pipi Beach House. Explore a handpicked selection of culinary gems, from cozy cafes to exquisite wineries. Embark on a journey that indulges your taste buds and uncovers the culinary treasures of Victoria, Australia.


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Food and wine local guide

The Cavity Restaurant Shop – Ph: (03) 5663 7348

1/114 Jupiter Boulevard, Venus Bay

Owned and operated by the highly credited chef Jordan Meikle with partner Linda Everitt. Fully licensed Restaurant. A -La-Carte meals, excellent wine list, full breakfast menu, cocktails, tapas bar, live music, gluten free options. Open early to late.

Venus Bay Store & Cafe – Ph: (03) 5663 7585

139 Jupiter Boulevard, Venus Bay

Groceries, milk, bread, magazines, take-away-foods, great coffee, ice creams, lolly shop, toys and hardware. Selection of fine wines and beers. Outside seating to enjoy your coffee and light snack.

4Shore Pizza & Pasta – Ph: (03) 5663 7500

Shop 2, 121 Jupier Boulevard, Venus Bay

Traditional and Gourmet Pizzas. Gluten free available. Open Wednesday to Sunday and Monday Public Holidays. Open Daily Summer and Autumn School Holidays.

The Riverview Hotel – Ph: (03) 5663 5211

19 River Drive, Tarwin Lower – 5 mins from Venus Bay / 10 mins from “The Pickled Pipi”

The historic Riverview Hotel, across from Tarwin River, is known for its welcoming ambiance. Enjoy a Tarwin T-Bone if you’re hungry, or relax on the verandah with a drink in summer, overlooking the river. The large fireplace adds warmth and charm in winter.


If you enjoy Cellar Doors then the South Gippsland Wine Trail is a wonderful way to discover the fantastic wines of the region. Many offer lunches or tasting platters, pizza etc as well.

Esplanade Hotel – Ph: (03) 5674 1432

A’Beckett Street Inverloch VIC 3996

Alfresco or Inside Dining – Bistro Lunch and Dinner 7 days. Breakfast Every Saturday and Sunday Mornings Captains Lounge Bar and Restaurant Upstairs Sports Bar for your relaxation. Pub TAB. Sky Chanel. Fantastic Venue for your next function. Walk In or Drive through Thirsty Camel Bottle Shop.

Captains Lounge & Bar – Ph: (03) 5674 1432

1 A’Beckett Street, Inverloch

Level 1 Esplanade Hotel – Captain’s Lounge is the perfect place to celebrate your special occasion. It features a private balcony with magnificent ocean glimpses and a spectacular water wall which is the perfect backdrop for any function. Open for Dinner Thursday, Friday, Saturday off season. Peak Season Wed, Thurs, Fri, For all your booking enquiries re dinner or private functions please contact Sue.