Zebra Bar & Bistro offers patrons an extensive range of beverages to complement their dining experience or partake in whilst socializing with their friends on the sunny balcony whilst enjoying the ocean views.
Owners Paul and Caron are committed to promoting local beverages. Finalists in the 2015 Harwood Andrews Golden Plate Awards for Best Local Wines, Beers & Ciders List, Zebra Bar has created a local wine list that profiles the best of Bellarine's wine, with 95% of the wines available by the glass.
Judges commented: "An excellent range of sparkling, whites & reds, with helpful tasting notes. All available by the glass - well done! Absolutely love the separate card (menu) that lists the cream of Bellarine wines, craft beers & ciders, which made it so easy to focus in on the local wines. Again, all available by the glass -fabulous...and great to see a rose on offer!"
The comprehensive range includes wines from Leura Park Estate (www.leuraparkestate.com.au), Jack Rabbit Vineyard (www.jackrabbitvineyard.com.au), Yes Said The Seal wines (www.yessaidtheseal.com.au) McGlashan Wallington Estate (www.mcglashons.com.au), and Oakdene Vineyard (www.oakdene.com.au).
Established in 1995, Leura Park Estate has firmly established itself as a renowned producer of premium cool maritime climate wines. Leura Park Estate wines are 100% estate grown and predominantly handpicked. (www.leuraparkestate.com.au)
Jack Rabbit wines are described by winemaker Nyall Condon as "honest wines - clean, fresh, sophisticated - complex without being too complicated."(www.jackrabbitvineyard.com.au).
Located onsite at the spectacular Flying Brick Cider House, Yes said the Seal comprises a suite of limited release cool maritime climate wines unavailable anywhere else in Australia. (www.yessaidtheseal.com.au)
Russell and Jan McGlashan began establishment of their 10 hectare vineyard at 225 Swan Bay Road, Wallington in 1995.The sandy loam over buck shot clay provides the perfect soil structure for production of their premium cool climate wines. Winemaker, Robin Brocket uses French Oak to mature the wines for twelve months prior to bottling. (www.mcglashans.com.au)
Established in 2001, Oakdene's boutique vineyard is located in Wallington on the Bellarine Peninsula. Dedication to excellence in the vineyard and winery has produced immediate results, with wines awarded medals and trophies in major wine shows, and a 5 star rating in James Halliday's Australian Wine Companion for the past four years. (www.oakdene.com.au).
Zebra Bar also offers a full wine list from the Treasury Wines Estate portfolio (www.tweglobal.com) featuring two Sauvignon Blancs from Marlborough, New Zealand, a Hawkes Bay Merlot, along with the Rothbury Estate house range, available only on-premise. (Zebra Wine list)
Locally crafted Flying Brick Original and Draught ciders are now available on tap, and Flying Brick Pear Cider is available in stubbies. Flying Brick Ciders are naturally crafted in the heart of the stunning Bellarine, made from 100% fresh fruit, free from added sugars colours or concentrates, using traditional methods. (www.flyingbrickciderco.com.au)
Beer connoisseurs are offered a range of boutique beers, including Furphys and Little Creatures Pale Ale, brewed locally in Geelong by Little Creatures (www.littlecreatures.com.au ).
The cocktail menu offers patrons the timely classics and some exciting concoctions created by our bar staff. (Cocktail menu)
Enquiries & bookings
Ocean Grove, VIC 3226
Dinner 5.30pm - late
Please phone for group bookings over six guests.