Bright, breezy and bursting with the Mediterranean colours of Santorini, Alatonero, at the heart of the Mornington Peninsula, are the regions experts in offering special events and weddings of absolute perfection.

With over 20 years of proven experience from proprietor Jacqui Poulier, her team are passionate about ensuring each and every event is beautifully unique and memorable for years to come.

This iconic venue, directly opposite the stunning beach and  lighthouse in McCrae, offers incredible events of all sizes, with a distinct beachside elegance.

Our lush, Greek style garden is adorned with mature olive trees and festoon lighting making it the perfect backdrop to an intimate ceremony, for pre drinks and nibbles or feasting under the stars.

For sit down events, our  main dining room and adjoining covered deck area accommodates up to 120 guests comfortably, with dancing either in the decking and garden area (weather permitting) or in our large separate bar area.

For numbers over 120, choose from one our “Feasting on your Feet” packages, with substantial canapes and hand held meals served throughout the entire venue. Add one of our signature cocktails to your beverage package to complete your perfect event!


Our Stunning  Spaces

Alatonero has several options when it comes to hiring your space. From exclusive access to our entire venue, to the flexibility of booking one area only for smaller numbers.

Exclusive hire of entire venue:

Capacity: 120 pax sit down 200 pax stand up

Ideally suited to weddings and for events over 100 guests, hire the entire venue and enjoy it all to yourselves!

Featuring our garden and outdoor terrace, perfect for pre dinner drinks and canapés, and our entire indoor space for either  a sit down or cocktail style event.

Private dining area- Covered Deck

Capacity : 35 pax sit down

Perfect for that special occasion with loved ones, this intimate area has views to our garden and is set up with one long banqueting table for your guests


Capacity: 35 pax sit down 80 pax stand up

Ideal for small intimate sit down celebrations or for celebratory cocktail events  such as engagement parties and special birthdays, this area can also be joined to the outdoor terrace area which flows directly from the dining room.

Main Dining Room

Capacity: 80 pax sit down 120 pax stand up

Ideal space for sit down events over 40 pax.

Garden or outdoor terrace

Capacity: 60 pax sit down 120 pax stand up

Our Garden or terrace areas are ideal to add on to one of our indoor spaces to create that perfect indoor/outdoor event. Whilst they can be hired as stand-alone areas as well, these areas are not weather proof and are more suited to the warmer months.

Where to next?

Fill in our enquiry form below and our events team will get straight to work!

Tell us all about your event!


671 Point Nepean Rd,
McCrae VIC 3938

t 03) 5981 1202


WED – SUN 12PM till late

Extended trading hours throughout summer

MON – SUN 12pm till late open 7 days

CLOSED Christmas Day, Boxing Day & Monday 27th