Heading out with friends on a balmy evening for a cocktail, mocktail or ice cold bear is the essence of a summer vacation. Capture this bliss at one of Mornington’s many bars and restaurants. Enjoy the delicious drinks and nibbles on offer, whether you choose to settle in to one destination or make your way along Main Street on a bar hopping adventure!
* At the time of writing, activities and places mentioned in this guide are at varying stages of recovery from COVID-19. Please check government and business websites for specific details on opening times and any restrictions before you travel.
One of the newest bars on the block, Wowee Zowee is a mix between a Rock'n'Roll dive bar and a diner. Music posters join a black backdrop and twinkly lights set the scene, with a friendly atmosphere to match. Pull up a handcrafted bar stool for a premium craft beer or sip on a Hells Bells cocktail. Whatever you choose to drink, Southern US staples on the menu tempt you until you cave in, including plenty of fried chicken and mac & cheese donuts. Yes, you read that right.
Casa de Playa
If you’re looking for a relaxed atmosphere that combines a trendy bar scene with delicious Tapas, Casa de Playa is your ideal venue. Casa de Playa breathes life into the iconic 1800s building that is 39 Main Street with its modern take on traditional Spanish Tapas, perfect to enjoy as you sip a house Rosé or delicious cocktail. With two levels of stylish bars there’s plenty of room to kick back and relax. Choose to sit upstairs on the balcony overlooking Main Street or downstairs so you're ready to easily move onto the next venue ...
Offering the best in contemporary and classic cocktails, a full range of spirits, local region wines and plenty of ice-old beers, the Publican is a popular venue that's perfect for drinks with friends or family. Alongside the extensive bar, The Publican boasts Mornington’s largest and only terrace on Main Street, making it the ultimate spot for socialising on a warm summer’s evening. With lots of live acts on offer it's often bustling with a lively and exciting atmosphere. If you’re feeling a little peckish be sure to also check out the modern Asian fusion menu in Ms Banks restaurant.