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The Cups Estate

Average price $65
9/10
284 reviews

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price $65 Special request
Caprese Salad
$22

heirloom tomatoes, fior di latte, raspberry oil, basil, crisp capers

Heirloom Carrots
$22

roasted & pickled heirloom carrots, whipped main ridge feta, pecorino crumble, pepita dukkah

Gnocchi
$28

royal blue potato gnocchi, heirloom beans, zucchini flower, parmesan crisp

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Ratings & Reviews

Excellent
9/10
based on 284 reviews
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Quality of food :9.1/10
Service :9/10
Setting :8.6/10
  1. Mark A.
    Mark A.
    • one review
    9/10

    We have come here with friends for the second time. Food is amazing, wines are lovely, can be a bit noisy inside but well worth a visit. Will keep coming back.

  2. Jill A.
    Jill A.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Too noisy. Need to do something about chairs scraping on floor and acoustics in general. Bit expensive but good quality food.

  3. Lewis B.
    Lewis B.
    • 9 reviews
    10/10

    Great lunch. Excellent food friendly service. Will go back again. Wine list is good and goes well with the food. Excellent for sharing with friends

  4. Annmaria  A.
    Annmaria A.
    • one review
    10/10

    Eight of us had a late Sunday lunch here for dad’s 84th. We were greeted with smiles all round and our table was quickly set as we sat down. The day was hot, we were seated inside with air conditioning looking out through large windows. The olive trees looked splendid! Food is made to share which is exactly how my family enjoys eating together. Plates were presented beautifully with wonderful use of colour. Everything was delicious but the family especially liked the pork buns, scallops and carrots. Four members did complimentary wine tasting pre lunch too. This restaurant is quite simple but offers complex dishes with a smile in an absolutely stunning setting. We’re already talking about our next visit, but plan to go hungry and try lots more good. Beautiful photo opportunities outside.

  5. Myra K.
    Myra K.
    • one review
    7.5/10

    The food was really impressive! Delicious chefs menu. A negative for us is that we were seating overlooking the car park, with no view of the vineyard. This was surprising given I had booked well in advance for a special occasion. We arrived early for lunch, but weren’t offered a wine tasting. The waitresses were great, but the front of house appeared disinterested.

  6. Maxine W.
    Maxine W.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Service was excellent - friendly and efficient. Food was awesome. We got the chef’s platter and it was very filling and tasty. They gave us a table with a view of the rolling hills which made everything perfect. Highly recommended.

  7. Kerrie B.
    Kerrie B.
    • one review
    10/10

    Absolutely gorgeous food that was presented so beautifully. The staff were terrific, wine was so good. Will definitely come back for a third time. Twice is not enough.

  8. Deborah S.
    Deborah S.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Positives - casual unpretentious atmosphere in a pretty little part of the world. Fabulous food and very pleasant wait staff. Negatives - acoustics are so poor it's an assault on the senses and very much distracts from the potential of the experience. Although suspecting that the building's original purpose was to accommodate wine tastings only, I feel that addressing this issue could only be a positive investment. Unlike the many other staff members we interacted with, the fellow conducting our wine tasting prior to having lunch appeared disinterested, disorganised and unwelcoming. Hopefully not his usual style of presentation. With so many choices on the Peninsula not a plus for business.

  9. A A.
    A A.
    • 264 reviews
    3.5/10

    We took international visitors to The Cups. It is extremely noisy and the service is very poor. Although we expressly said that we did not want to share the dishes, and for each course, the food was brought out singly over a 20-30 minute period. The worst part of our experience was one member of our group who received no main course at all. After waiting for it to turn up, we were told that it had been given to another table (!) and there would be a twenty minute wait. This person finally ate his main course 30 minutes after the rest of us had finished. The restaurant did say they would not charge for this error, but it did not make up for the poor dining experience which also included: - table napkins requested twice (then retrieved from another table ourselves); - no steak knives brought with the steak dish which could not be cut with the regular knife - wait staff reaching across others to place dishes on the table - very ordinary wine - overpriced sourdough bread - $10 for 5 small slices - main course dishes were served on cold plates which meant the food was cold before finished. The food itself was well cooked, well presented and tasty. However, it did not make up for the abysmally poor service.

  10. Shuhying Y.
    Shuhying Y.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    2nd visit and had the tasting menu instead of a la carte. All the dishes were beautiful though we each had a dish we didn't particularly like, so would stick to a la carte next time and order what we will both enjoy! We brought our dog and sat outside on a nice warm day. The view was amazing!

  11. A A.
    A A.
    • 265 reviews
    7.5/10

    lovely, tasty food

  12. Su R.
    Su R.
    • 2 reviews
    9.25/10

    Absolutely delicious food and wonderful vista. Thank you for looking after us so well.

  13. A A.
    A A.
    • 261 reviews
    9.75/10

    The tapas menu enabled our booking of 4 to experience the tastes and delicious offerings.

  14. Cindy  H.
    Cindy H.
    • one review
    7.5/10

    Would be nice to have heaters/ blankets for diners in the outdoor area

  15. A A.
    A A.
    • 270 reviews
    8/10

    Outdoor area is lovely, trying to chase the sun was difficult with limited seating

  16. A A.
    A A.
    • 254 reviews
    8.75/10

    Second time I have been and would come back again

  17. A A.
    A A.
    • 255 reviews
    9.5/10

    Pleasant place to come for brunch or a glass of wine and some cheese with friends

  18. A A.
    A A.
    • 271 reviews
    6/10

    Good good but not very accommodating to vegetarians. Our waitress seemed very tired and inattentive.

  19. A A.
    A A.
    • 270 reviews
    10/10

    What an absolutely lovely lunch experience prior to visiting the hot springs. A perfect start to a perfect day.

  20. A A.
    A A.
    • 254 reviews
    9/10

    Really enjoyed our lunch at The Cups Estate after visiting the hot spring. Will definitely come back again and recommend to friends.

More information

Opening time

Lunch- Thursday to Monday from 12pm

How to get to the restaurant

269 Browns Road, 3939, Fingal (VIC), Australia

Directions to get there

About the restaurant

Cheers to The Cups Estate

The Cups Estate was established in 1999 by Joe and Carmen Fisicaro who wished to share their unique property and wines with the world, and boy are we pleased! Situated on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, The Cups Estate boasts a vineyard, cellar door, gorgeous restaurant and a picturesque olive grove. Whether you’re enjoying a wine tasting, or dining in the restaurant and taking in the beautiful scenery, you’re bound to have a memorable and relaxing time. The restaurant space offers spectacular views over the Estate’s vineyard and olive grove, and the setting is a comfortable blend of casual and classy. On the menu you’ll find delicious European inspired dishes that are all designed to be shared. Pair your meal with their estate grown, single vineyard wines, which are so delicious you’ll be stopping by the cellar door on your way out.

Best dish: charcuterie board - selection of cured meats, terrine, pate, chicken rillette, pickles, olives, relish & bread.

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