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Max’s Restaurant at Red Hill Estate Weddings

53 Shoreham Road, Red Hill South, Victoria, 3937, Australia

Intimate weddings are welcome at award-winning Max’s Restaurant at Red Hill Estate, one of the first winery venues on the Mornington Peninsula.

  • Award-winning restaurant located on the Mornington Peninsula
  • Glass-walled event space looks out to surrounding hills and vineyards
  • Views of Western Port Bay and Phillip Island
  • Boutique accommodation on site
  • Stunning private setting for an intimate occasion

Our Capacity

The Lawn

Sitting
110

The Terrace

Standing
120

Restaurant

Dinner & Dance
110
Standing
120
Weddings at Max’s Restaurant at Red Hill Estate

Weddings at
Max’s Restaurant at Red Hill Estate

There’s a reason why winery weddings never go out of style, and the scene at Red Hill Estate is evidence why. Max’s Restaurant, an award-winning wedding venue perched on the Mornington Peninsula estate, checks all the boxes for a show-stopping event. Perfect for smaller, more intimate weddings, Max’s Restaurant has a reputation for impeccable service.

Combining modern country aesthetics with ocean proximity, Max’s Restaurant overlooks the sprawling winery across to Western Port Bay and Phillip Island. With wedding menus created by an executive chef, the day managed by experienced staff, and a range of packages to select from, Max’s Restaurant at Red Hill Estate specialises in magnificent stress-free weddings.

 

 

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The Lawn

The most popular spot to say, “I do” on the property, the Lawn is an elegant ceremony space. Set up rows of white chairs, an aisle carpet, and let the rolling hills be the backdrop to your vows.


Unique Features
  • Natural light
Wedding Packages

The Terrace

Ideal as a ceremony location, and for canapes and cocktails under the stars, the Terrace is a relaxed and intimate area for your guests to gather.


Unique Features
  • Natural light
Wedding Packages
Max's Restaurant at Red Hill Estate, Restaurant

Restaurant

Head up to Max’s Restaurant for your reception. With expansive windows and doors to keep you feeling fresh in summer and roaring fireplaces to keep you cosy in winter, the Restaurant is an inviting event space regardless of the season.


Unique Features
  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Natural light
Wedding Packages

Catering

Max’s Restaurant at Red Hill Estate Catering

When they can boast a glowing review from the Australian icon, Olivia Newton-John, you know the catering team at Max’s Restaurant are doing something special. Led by executive chef Max Paganoni, menus at Max’s Restaurant incorporate the very best local produce and ingredients. 

A seasonally changing modern menu reflects the region’s best produce, each menu designed to showcase the delicious array of locally-grown fare. Menus are also influenced by dietary requirements and special requests from the couple.

Highlights of Catering at Max’s Restaurant at Red Hill Estate:

  • Menus tailored by an executive chef
  • Seasonally changing
  • Championing local produce

Wedding Packages

Our customisable packages are great value

Wedding Package 1

Package Features

Two course menu of entrée and main course, served alternately

Your wedding cake served as dessert with cream and berry coulis

Exclusive use of Max’s for a five hour duration

Use of the Estate for photography

Personalised consultations with our team

Professional and friendly staff

Table and room set up to meet your requirements with quality white linen cloths and serviettes

Tea light candles in clear glass votive

Chef’s selection of canapés

Freshly baked bread

Espresso coffee and freshly brewed tea

Max’s Pick beverage package

Wedding Package 2

Package Features

Three course menu, served alternately

Service of your wedding cake

Exclusive use of Max’s for a five hour duration

Use of the Estate for photography

Personalised consultations with our team

Professional and friendly staff

Table and room set up to meet your requirements with quality white linen cloths and serviettes

Tea light candles in clear glass votive

Chef’s selection of canapés

Freshly baked bread

Espresso coffee and freshly brewed tea

Max’s Pick beverage package

Wedding Package 3

Package Features

Three course menu with three options per course for guest selection

Service of your wedding cake

Exclusive use of Max’s for a five hour duration

Use of the Estate for photography

Personalised consultations with our team

Professional and friendly staff

Table and room set up to meet your requirements with quality white linen cloths and serviettes

Tea light candles in clear glass votive

Chef’s selection of canapés

Freshly baked bread

Espresso coffee and freshly brewed tea

Max’s Pick beverage package

Ceremony Package

Package Features

Ceremony with a reception at Max’s $750
Ceremony only $1000

Registry table with linen

2 wine barrels

Use of the property for photographs

BBQ Package

Package Features

Serviced food stations filled with grilled meats and seafood, salads, bread and condiments

Roaming service of your wedding cake

Exclusive use of Max’s for a five hour duration

Use of the Estate for photography

Personalised consultations with our team

Professional and friendly staff

Table and room set up to meet your requirements with quality white linen cloths and serviettes

Tea light candles in clear glass votive

Chef’s selection of canapés

Freshly baked bread

Espresso coffee and freshly brewed tea

Max’s Pick beverage package

Feasting Platter Package

Package Features

Antipasto platters as entree

Main course served feasting style; two roasted meats/fish + vegetables/salads

Roaming service of your wedding cake

Exclusive use of Max’s for a five hour duration

Use of the Estate for photography

Personalised consultations with our team

Professional and friendly staff

Table and room set up to meet your requirements with quality white linen cloths and serviettes

Tea light candles in clear glass votive

Chef’s selection of canapés

Freshly baked bread

Espresso coffee and freshly brewed tea

Max’s Pick beverage package

Cocktail Package 1

Package Features

Your selection of 6 hot and 6 cold canapés

Your selection of 2 hand held meals

Service of your wedding cake

Exclusive use of Max’s for a five hour duration

Use of the Estate for photography

Personalised consultations with our team

Professional and friendly staff

Room set up to meet your requirements

Tea light candles in clear glass votive

Espresso coffee and freshly brewed tea

Max’s Pick beverage package

Cocktail Package 2

Package Features

Your selection of 8 hot and 8 cold canapés

Your selection of 2 hand held meals

A selection of 4 dessert canapés

Service of your wedding cake

Exclusive use of Max’s for a five hour duration

Use of the Estate for photography

Personalised consultations with our team

Professional and friendly staff

Room set up to meet your requirements

Tea light candles in clear glass votive

Espresso coffee and freshly brewed tea

Max’s Pick beverage package

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    Featured Testimonials by Venue Crew

    This place was great. - from the setting, the event planner Emma, to the chef, to the wait staff - all awesome...........such lovely people all of them. Good value, and great food. They made our wedding a delight.

    Alan V ·

    They were amazing! The owner met with us a lot and were so easy to get in contact with at any time. The staff on the day went above and beyond for us to make sure everything was perfect.

    Kate B ·

    We had our ceremony overlooking the views of Red Hill Estate and Western Port Bay, it was stunning! Nothing was too much trouble for Maxs they were so accommodating and everything turned out beautifully.

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      About Us

      As one of the first wineries to open on the Mornington Peninsula, Red Hill Estate is one of the most established and reputable venues in the region. Located just an hour’s drive from the Melbourne CBD, this intimate multi-award winning venue is home to Max’s Restaurant, which serves as the location of every wedding, corporate gathering, and social event held on the Red Hill property.

      The modern and contemporary interior is highlighted with timber and greenery touches, incorporating elements of the surrounding landscape throughout the venue. Customised menus are created by an executive chef with consideration for your dietary requirements and special requests.

      There are multiple locations for your event; a large lawn area is perfect for lunches, wedding ceremonies, and activities, or retreat to the Terrace for casual meetings, birthday parties, or team drinks. The restaurant itself is ideal for large gatherings, seating up to 110 people comfortably.

      Sit down to a celebratory feast inside the restaurant, or toast to the day with cocktails and canapes on the Terrace whilst watching the sun sink over Western Port Bay. The end of the evening doesn’t mean the end of your experience; book a stay at Max’s Retreat, a cosy cabin that is ideal for up to eight adults.

       

      Ceremonies (with reception) start at $750, whereas a ceremony-only booking starts from $1000. Depending on the reception package you choose, expect around $170pp.

      Max’s Restaurant at Red Hill Estate can comfortably accommodate up to 120 guests in a cocktail-style arrangement.

      With sweeping views of the Mornington Peninsula, weddings at Red Hill Estate effortlessly walk the line between grand and intimate. They offer ceremony-only and ceremony + reception packages.

      Enquire about the cosy Max’s Retreat, which is set up for eight people (four queen-sized rooms). It would be the perfect place for the bridal party or groomspeople to get ready onsite.

      • Jackalope, starting from $750 per night
      • Iluka Retreat, starting from $1331 per night
      • Quattro at The Epicure Mantons Creek, starting from $273 per night

      Regionally-sourced ingredients, inspired by local and international flavours and cuisines.

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      Local Information

      Nearby attractions:

      • Red Hill
      • Arthur’s Seat
      • Mornington Peninsula wineries and restaurants
      • The Giddy Bullfrog Gallery
      • Bald Hills Bushland Reserve
      • Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens
      • Red Hill Rail Trail

      Even though you’ll be saying your vows beneath the wide-open sky, ceremonies at Red Hill Estate still manage to feel intimate. Most couples opt to host their ceremony on the beautiful lawn area with rows of elegant white chairs, a white or red carpet on the aisle, and an arbour standing before rows of lush green vines. Holding your ceremony on the Terrace is also an option.

      Book a stay at Max’s Retreat, a cosy cabin that is ideal for up to eight adults.

      Additional hotels nearby:

      • Quattro at The Epicurean Mantons Creek
      • Cellar Door – Mantons Creek Estate
      • Brewers Cottage
      • Stony Creek Cottages