What’s Open in the West
We continue to see a number of impressive and inspiring businesses in Melbourne’s west adapting to survive and meet our communities changed needs.
Everyone is encouraged to buy local when they can. In doing so we support our neighbours and contribute to the livelihood of local families. Let’s keep spreading the local love and keep the west connected.
Here are a few suggestions, to get you started.
Booze from Home
The Valley Cellar Door, Moonee Ponds
Along with take home wine, beer and smallgoods, The Valley Cellar Door is offering very affordable chef prepared oven-ready meals for home. A Pasta Bake at $12.50, takes 13-15 minutes in the oven, just throw together a salad and you have a delicious meal for 2. All bottles of wine and beer are 15% off during these crazy times! Open 12pm – 6pm, 7 days a week. The team has also launched virtual wine and cheese masterclasses run on a weekly basis. www.valleycellardoor.com.au/
Shadowfax Winery, Werribee South
Thought you couldn’t enjoy fine dining with local wine from home? Think again. Shadowfax is offering a gourmet take away meal selection. And yes, this includes their famous Tiramisu. We recommend you check open times; meals are available for pick up only. https://hungryhungry.com/shadowfax
Hudsons Road Wine and Beer, Spotswood
A boutique wine and craft beer bottle shop, bar and deli in the heart of Spotswood, currently open for take away and delivery. Open 7 days, you can call through your order for super quick pick up too -ph: 03 9131 1069. facebook.com/hudsonsroad
Fizz and Hop, Moonee Ponds
As an essential service, Fizz and Hop is open for fizzness. You don’t have to go without the best wine, beer and spirits out there! Now open 7 days a week for pick up or home delivery. Fizz and Hop are running a fortnightly Virtual Beer Tasting via Facebook Live uncovering the flavours behind a mixed 6 pack of craft beers. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for details on the next online event to take place. https://fizzandhop.com.au/
Hopheads, Altona and Point Cook
You can’t go wrong with home delivered craft beer! Choose from a very large variety of packaged boutique brews as well as wine options. Contact via email for the order list email@example.com. A $5 delivery fee applies. https://untappd.com/v/hopheads/2887575
Hop Nation, Footscray
Hop Nation Brewery in Footscray is also open for take away beers. Before they were brewers, the crew behind Hop Nation were winemakers, and alas, it was only a matter of time before they would be tempted back to their roots. Born from this project are mixed-fermentation beers, brewed and blended in Footscray, as well as wines made from a distinct site in Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula. This wine and barrel-aged beer is also available for take away. Open Thurs 3-5pm Fri 3-6pm Sat 1-5pm Sun 1-5pm. hopnation.com.au
Two Birds Brewery, Spotswood
A pop up drive through market with chocolate, coffee, hotsauce and the best craft beer in town. Drive by the Nest, pop your boot and go! Two Birds is also doing virtual tasting tours every Friday night. www.twobirdsbrewing.com.au/the-nest
Witchmount Winery, Plumpton
The Harvest at Witchmount Estate is offering home delivery of chef cooked meals, take away coffee and wine! You’ll get free delivery for orders over $50 or only $8.50 for orders under $50. Plus; Witchmount Cellar Door online store has a case sale with free delivery within a 50kms radius. Give them a call on 03 9747 1055 to place your order. www.witchmount.com.au
- Head here for a great list of food outlets open for business.
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- Head here to discover ways to keep yourselves entertained in Melbourne’s west during COVID-19.
Find more in your region
Each local council of Melbourne’s west is providing online updates for residents and businesses in relation to the current COVID-19 situation. Read below to keep up to date with what’s available in your region.