EAT & STAY
LIGHTHOUSE OLIVE OILClick Here
Located in the heart of the Bellarine with stunning views across Swan Bay to Queenscliff, the Lighthouse olive grove produces premium, extra virgin olive oils which are entirely grown, picked and produced on the farm.
The oils range from mild to intense robust flavours and include three varieties of citrus oils, which have been made with whole fruit to create a true, zesty flavour.
The Lighthouse olive Shop offers informative tastings across the range with resident expert Rosie. The Shop offers gourmet pantry items, olive oil products and Oakdene Wines with award-winning, much hyped restaurant, Merne located upstairs.
Open Thursday to Sunday, 11.00am - 4.00pm, 648 Andersons Road, Drysdale
THE LIGHTHOUSE COTTAGEClick Here
The Cottage at Lighthouse looks out over the Oakdene vineyards and across Swan Bay to Queenscliff. From this central location you can explore wineries, taste local produce or take in the coastal sights from stunning surf beaches to calm inlets.
The cottage features three bedrooms and adjacent to the main house is an additional, optional room which is perfect for some extra privacy.
The cottage has a large dining area, cosy lounge with fire place, fully equipped kitchen, laundry, BBQ area and huge outdoor spaces, a great place for family and friends to come together.
With an abundance of attractions on the Bellarine, you can easily explore, and return to the comfort and privacy of your very own house.
MR GRUBB @ OAKDENE
Operated by Chichester RestaurantsClick Here
Oakdene's bistro, Mr Grubb @ Oakdene, is nestled amongst the birch trees, adjacent to the ‘Upside-Down House’ Cellar Door. The cafe is a hidden haven with unbelievable garden views.
The Mr Grubb Bistro was built to offer diners something more family friendly for foodies on a budget with an exciting menu of share plates, salads, pizzas, burgers and sliders. You can also enjoy a coffee and cake while taking in the beautiful surroundings. And of course, a glass of Oakdene wine.
MARTY @ OAKDENE
Operated by Chichester RestaurantsClick here
Located inside the historic 1920’s homestead in the heart of the Oakdene vineyard and gardens, is the award winning contemporary restaurant, Marty @ Oakdene which focuses on simple, sophisticated, modern food. The menu is inspired by the seasons, using traditional techniques and showcasing exceptional local and regional produce.
Marty @ Oakdene offers private dining rooms, a la carte and degustation dining options, as well as being the perfect location for weddings and functions.
MERNE AT LIGHTHOUSE
Operated by Daisy RestaurantsClick here
Merne at Lighthouse is an award winning restaurant located at the heart of the Lighthouse farm and is conveniently accessible from Geelong, Drysdale, Portarlington and Ocean Grove.
Merne at Lighthouse offers panoramic views over the olive grove, vineyards across to Swan Bay. It is these things that inspire the team at Merne with Chef-selected menus bursting with local produce and various eating options with the aim to satisfy every palate.
Offering a stunning space for weddings and special occasions, the scenic location, beautiful food, local wines and warm and friendly service ensure that you have the perfect celebration.
GUEST HOUSE @ OAKDENE
Operated by Chichester Restaurants
Oakdene offers the ideal romantic getaway inside the beautifully restored 1920's homestead featuring three magnificent and uniquely themed accommodation rooms.
The Oakdene Vineyards Guesthouse is situated above the Marty @ Oakdene restaurant and offers the perfect retreat away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.