A food and wine affair, with a devil-may-care air.
With room for 90 tails, Rare Hare boasts indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the vine-laced hills and across to Jackalope Hotel's striking silhouette.
A hand-crafted wood-fired oven takes pride of place in the dining space, adding character to the mood and food. We cook with a good sense of curiosity and bring a tempting balance of heat, acidity, depth of flavour and texture to each plate.
Since 1876, the majestic Edwardian McCormick House has stood gracefully at the end of Jackalope's meandering driveway. Reborn as the hotel's bar, Flaggerdoot, it stands as an enduring reminder of the history of this picturesque property.
Its current incarnation delights in the alchemic process of distillation; an experimental spirit stirs the daring cocktail menu, serving a mix of classics and in-house creations. The space itself is an infusion of forms; classic herringbone floors and open fires warm the room, while edgy installations and a one-off electric blue pool table, create a sense of curated-cool.
A limited-edition collaboration with Melbourne institution, David’s restaurant, is bringing a sensational dining experience to the Peninsula. Arriving at Jackalope on May 7, our presentation of Neo-Chinese cuisine will feature a collection of David’s iconic dishes, delivered with a luxurious ‘Jackalope’ twist. Launching exclusively for Sunday lunch over eight weeks only, this is where tradition and contemporary allure collide.
Inspired by the rich heritage of their founder, David Zhou, David’s has earned the reputation for serving some of the best Shanghainese food in Melbourne, becoming a local institution embedded in tradition.
Your favourite lunch special is making its grand return. Lunch with us shouldn’t be a rare affair and with our midweek special, it doesn’t have to be. Book a table and enjoy the best of our share fare every Monday - Thursday from $55pp.
Available from 1 May, bookings essential.
Find mid-afternoon solace with our decadent canape selection. Saunter over to the terrace and slink in front of the firepit as we hand-deliver a spread for two – house-smoked olives & almonds, duck dog, macaroni croquettes, tempura market fish, prosciutto & fig skewers, and churros. Bottle of Estate wine, and cosy blankets, included. Available 3-5pm daily.
Exclusively available to hotel guests, bookings essential, available 3-5pm, $175.
Whet the palate ahead of a debaucherous evening with our alluring artisan spreads. Slip into Flaggerdoot and experience your choice of 2 wild garden-inspired cocktails, or Estate wines, served alongside the finest cheese and charcuterie foragings.
Bookings essential, available Mondays-Thursdays from 3-5pm. $85 for two.
Led by our spirited cocktail team, uncover the flavour stories, serving styles and pairing notes of 3 of our adored whiskeys and couverture chocolates. From aromatic and earthy to bitter and roasted, enjoy evocative couplings that will lure any proclivity.
Exclusively available to hotel guests, bookings essential, available Mondays-Thursdays from 3-5pm, $50pp.