Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    List an Event/Business    Contact    Login
Join the Melbourne Mums Facebook Group to ask questions, seek advice, share experiences and join a vibrant and supportive community.

The Cups Estate

by Lorraine A (follow)
It's time to get the girls together to treat yourself to an amazing lunch out at The Cups Estate on the Mornington Peninsula.

Having recently celebrated my friend's bridal shower at The Cups Estate and after thoroughly enjoying it, I decided it would only be fair to share this small, family operated boutique vineyard with you.

This relaxed winery is small enough to be intimate, yet big enough not to feel crowded. Tables are well spaced from each other and the floor plan is cleverly designed to maximise the views over the vineyard and olive grove. Beautifully arranged native flowers adorned each of the tables as did nice cutlery and glassware.

Do you need an updated family portrait?
The food is tapas style, which I think works really well when you're out with friends. I think in our case especially it added another social dimension, as most of us barely knew each other when we arrived, and sharing food helped to get the conversations following early on.

For our lunch we chose 'The Estate' set menu at $60 per person for a 4 course meal. Our first course consisted of oysters and a charcuterie board with a selection of cured meats,
terrine, pâté, pickles, olives & bread.

charcuterie board

Followed by croquettes, a stunning beetroot salad and their famous calamari tacos.

Beetroot Salad

Calamari Tacos

Next up were the cute pork belly sliders on brioche buns, pan roasted duck breast with butternut pumpkin and hazelnuts, incredibly tasty sweet corn and a lovely salad.

Pork belly brioche buns

Do you need an updated family portrait?
Dessert was warm donuts with vanilla ice cream, slivered almonds and sliced strawberries...Yum!

"Food is designed to be shared amongst friends and is served in the centre of the table in keeping with the European style of eating. The recipes are inspired by our family's Sicilian heritage and travels abroad".

As you can see from the photos, the food is super fresh, tasty and great to share.

There are other set menus to choose from along with a standard menu that can be viewed on their website here.

To finish off a perfect girl's day you might want to head next door to the Peninsula Hot Springs. The Cups Estate and the Hot Springs offer dine and bathe packages.

Peninsula Hot Springs
Peninsula Hot Springs

Address: 269 Browns Road, Fingal
Phone: 1300 131 741
Website: http://www.thecupsestate.com.au/
Do you need an updated family photo?
3 Sept
Get your child reading-ready with ABC Reading Eggs – the multi-award winning online reading program for kids aged 3–13.
Come and explore Guardian Early Learning’s stunning new centre in Mulgrave!
19 Aug
Guardian Early Learning – 101 Collins Street is celebrating its first birthday on Saturday 2nd September and everyone is welcome to go along and enjoy the FREE festivities!
2 Sept
Localisys is a new technology app for Melbournian stay-at-home-mums, which allows you to discover what, when and where all the action is happening.
If your partner loves to explore new locations, taste unique foods and meet new people, treat him (and yourself!) to a Melbourne Foodi walking tour gift voucher this Father's Day.
3 Sept
Guardian Early Learning Centre – Point Cook Play & Learn are opening their doors and inviting you to a free and fabulous wine and cheese evening on Thursday 31st August 2017
31 Aug
Edworks has assisted thousands of Melbourne students to achieve their academic dreams.
Join the conversation on the Melbourne Mums Facebook Group

Enjoy affordable family photography from MyFamilyPhoto.com.au

I like this Article - 1
[ print friendly ]
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 48711
Do you need an updated family portrait?
by Tian
18 Aug - 20 Aug
by Tian
19 Aug - 26 Aug
by Tian
19 Aug - 20 Aug
by Tian
19 Aug - 3 Sept
by Tian
20 Aug
April (15)
May (43)
March (3)
Featured on Other Hubs
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version