Dining and Bar at RACV Cape Schanck Resort

Fine dining on the Mornington Peninsula

Resort activities will need to be booked before your visit, and the opening hours of some outlets have changed. View the latest information and arrange your bookings today.

Executive Chef Josh Pelham and his staff take pride in showcasing the food and wine which has been shaped by the seas and soils of the region, while treating you to one of the finest culinary experiences on the Mornington Peninsula.

Enjoy the family-friendly atmosphere of the Mantellina with all-day dining available, relax in the Lighthouse Lounge overlooking our championship golf course, the beautiful Bass Strait and the Melbourne city skyline or dine at Chef Hatted Cape on the modern grill menu delivering simple, tempting fare that pairs to perfection with Mornington Peninsula's famous wines.

Avoid disappointment and book your dining experience before you stay

We suggest booking in advance when dining over the weekend


Boasting stunning views, Chef Hatted Cape Restaurant offers a modern Australian menu that showcases the finest-quality produce from the Mornington Peninsula and regional Victoria. Book in advance when dining over the weekend.


Mantellina offers a relaxed, family-friendly, cafe experience with an Italian-influenced menu including light snacks, stone-baked pizza and a la carte all-day dining. Book in advance when dining over the weekend.

Lighthouse Lounge

Lighthouse Lounge is a modern all day dining space offering a seasonal menu, light snacks and our handpicked selection of local and premium branded beer, wine and spirits all served in a relaxed atmosphere.

In room dining

Rest and relax in your room with the convenience of our In-Room dining offer. Select from a wide variety of dishes, expertly prepared by our Cape kitchen team and promptly delivered to your room. To place your order, use the In-Room Dining extension on your phone. Please note, in-room dining is available only to guests within the main Resort complex. Available between 6.30am - 9.00pm.

Cape cements Mornington Peninsula as regional dining's hot ticket

Roslyn Grundy, Good Food

The Face Behind the Food

Growing up, being a chef wasn't the first thing on the list for Cape Schanck Resort Executive Chef Josh Pelham. Having spent time working at a series of world renowned restaurants such as The Square in Mayfair, The French Laundry in California, The Press Club and Hellenic Hotel and Estelle by Scott Pickett in Melbourne, anyone can see that he's changed his mind - Josh is staying in the business of food and wine. Discover more about the Chefs of RACV in the RoyalAuto editorial which showcases the talents of the people who are passionate about serving you the best in the region.