Swings Taphouse


Swings Taphouse, just over the bridge as you come into Margaret River, near the bakery, and where Wino’s Wine bar once was, is an offshoot of Swings and Roundabouts winery on Caves Road, is a fun place to drop in for a drink and a meal. On a ...

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The Newport


The old Newport in South Terrace has certainly had a makeover since last (and that was a long time ago) I ventured in – it has been really rejigged, renovated and is now a great looking spot. Five different bar areas – the front bar where we ...

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Morries Anytime


On our recent flying trip south, we managed to get along, again, to Morries Anytime - a cafe/bar up at the top of the main street of Margaret River. Morries is a well-lit and open sort of place – a mix of tables and chairs and high tables and ...

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150 East Riverside


When viewed from outside the building does not immediately inspire promise, but once you enter through the foyer and into the restaurant the beautiful view across to the river is quite striking – bushland, green lawn and then the water framed in the ...

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Rivendell is surrounded by picturesque gardens on Wildwood Road in Yallingup. There are a few chalets near to the restaurant and Howling Wolves has co-located their winery to the cellar door, having moved from their old premises on Bussell Highway, ...

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Chocolateria San Churro – Midland


Newly opened at Midland Gate, and in a prime position at the corner of Great Eastern Highway and Cale Street, San Churro offers a range of decadent looking chocolate based drinks, coffee, ice-cream and churros – the South American equivalent of a ...

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Tasik, in an old house in Aberdeen Street, has been around for a while now, serving up authentic Indonesian food in the heart of Northbridge. It has a number of rooms where you can find yourself a spot to eat, as well as a covered outdoor area ...

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Brew Shack


Just around the corner from Bussell Highway in the centre of Margaret River we found the best coffee in town. There is no shortage of coffee spots around, but this little place certainly has thrown down the gauntlet to the others. It is ...

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We went along to Chatters in Midland for lunch a couple of days ago and were very pleasantly surprised. Self-described as serving unpretentious, authentic and affordable Asian cuisine in a relaxed and comfortable environment, on walking in it ...

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The Flour Factory


The Flour Factory recently re-opened after a short hiatus while it was being rejigged –expanded to incorporate what was a gallery along the entrance walk and is now an attractive bar area – heavy wooden tables (apparently a couple of jarrah trees ...

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