The Best Restaurants in Margaret River

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For such a remote corner of the world, Margaret River has plenty of variety across its dining scene. High-end winery dining rooms? Meet Vasse Felix. All-in modern Chinese feasting? Stop by Chow’s Table. A specialist tempura restaurant? Miki’s lets you in on the whole process. While Margaret River has long turned heads for its wine, surf and scenery, these spots show that it’s a dining destination in its own right. For your next trip to the region, make a list of these excellent places to eat, curated by Broadsheet’s expert food and drink editors. And pack an appetite – you’re going to need it.

  • One of WA’s greatest winery dining experiences.

  • Margaret River's first commercial vineyard continues to thrill with modern, accessible cooking.

  • Following the appointment of a Rick Stein alum in the kitchen, this regional pioneer keeps on keeping on.

  • Biodynamic wines and cooking come together in a calming vineyard setting.

  • A relaxed Dunsborough dining room specialising in seafood and Asian flavours.

  • A farm-to-table restaurant that's been five generations in the making.

  • A specialist tempura restaurant unifying east and south-west like nobody else.

  • After more than two decades at Vasse Felix, veteran chef Aaron Carr is thrilling diners at his smart Dunsborough bar and eatery.

  • East meets west at this cool modern-Chinese dining room in a breezy bushland setting.

  • Soignee, luxe and elegant: the restaurant at Margaret River's finest bed for the night is as polished as its mothership.

  • Great bands. A mighty, award-winning wine list. Bold, comforting cooking. This is a pub any town would gladly call its own.

  • A lofty all-day two-level brewpub on the foreshore, run by two fourth-generation Busselton families.

  • From pillowy brioche buns to three-day fried handcut chips, every burger and side is crafted with handmade love at this diner-inspired restaurant.

  • Whether you’re after breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee or late-night cocktails, this is the place to find it.

  • A vibey curry canteen bringing bold South Asian cooking to an unlikely location. Come for nourishing family-recipe dal, uncompromising Burmese-inspired condiments and golden parathas.

  • This modern Korean outfit started as a humble market stall in Margaret River. At its permanent digs, order Korean classics like sticky fried chicken, hot pots and barbeque. Plus local wines, beers and Soju.