Visit the Breweries of the Margaret River Region
The Margaret River region in Western Australia’s South West might be well known for its wine, but it is now becoming a great destination for craft beer lovers. Looking for the best breweries? Here are our top five.
1. Margaret River Brewhouse
Address: 35 Bussell Highway, Margaret River WA 6285
Phone: 08 9757 2614
Monday-Thursday 11:00 am- 7:00 pm; Friday- Sunday 11:00 am- 9:00 pm
From the moment you walk into the Margaret River Brewhouse, you are welcomed like one of the family by the staff and the locals. Margaret River Brewhouse sits on the banks of the Margaret River in the centre of town.
The Brewhouse strongly supports local suppliers and curates the menu around the best and freshest food available.
Whether you want to enjoy a few beers with friends, catch live music on the weekend, or make some family memories over lunch, the Margaret River Brewhouse is the place to be.
2. Colonial Brewing Company
Address: 29 Osmington Rd, Bramley WA 6285
Phone: 08 9758 8177
Wednesday and Thursday 12:00 pm- 5:30 pm, Friday 12:00 pm- 8:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am-5:30 pm;
Closed Monday and Tuesday
Since 2004, the Colonial Brewing Company has been delighting customers with their exceptional beers, ciders, and ales. Friendly and approachable describes the Colonial Brewing Company as well as their handcrafted beers, and their seasonal menu sourced as locally as possible fits the same description.
Enjoy meals, snacks, and takeaway while the kids have a great time on the playground. Watch for special events at the Colonial Brewing Company as well.
3. Black Brewing Company
Address: 3517 Caves Road, Wilyabrup Western Australia, 6280
Phone: 08 9755 6500
Winter Hours: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 11:00 am-4:00 pm, Saturday 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
If you are looking for a relaxed atmosphere for making wonderful memories with family and friends, you will want to visit Black Brewing Company.
Choose a cosy seat near the fire and enjoy a bold craft beer alongside one of the delectable offerings from the restaurant. Enjoy a snack and signature gin from the distillery, or take in one of the many live music events. Kids can have fun on the playground and enjoy a meal from their special menu.
Black Brewing Company also welcomes friendly dogs on leashes to join their families in the beer garden. The whole family will love their experience at Black Brewing Company.
4. Cheeky Monkey Brewpub
Address: 4259 Caves Rd, Wilyabrup, WA, 6280
Open Sunday through Saturday 11:00 am-5:00 pm
If you are in the Margaret River Region, treat yourself to one-of-a-kind IPAs, core releases, and seasonal beers. Reserve your spot for a delightful mix of fun, food, and fantastic brews at the Cheeky Monkey Brewpub. The welcoming atmosphere is ideal for the whole family and features a panoramic view of the lake, a playground for the kids, and an exciting menu full of delightful surprises.
5. The Beer Farm
Address: 177 Gale Road, Metricup, WA 6280
Phone: (08) 9755 7177
Tours begin at 10:00 am on weekends; lunch is served from 11:00 am- 3:00 pm Monday through Friday and Sunday; Saturdays, lunch is available from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.
If you enjoy fantastic beer crafted on-site, delectable eats sourced locally, and a unique and friendly atmosphere, the Beer Farm is an absolute must. The 160-acre farm welcomes visitors of all ages, including dogs on leads. There is plenty of space to enjoy an afternoon of fun, and be sure not to miss the giant sandbox and waterslide.
A working farm with a herd of Black Angus cattle, the Beer Farm is deeply committed to environmental sustainability. From solar panels to a wastewater plan, Beer Farm operates on the principle “established for the future.” They also work closely with local indigenous people from whom they source as much local produce as possible.
The relaxed, fun atmosphere is just one part of the appeal of Beer Farm. This nationally known brewery works tirelessly, creating flavourful beers and ciders shipped across Australia. Incredible food offerings include beef sourced from Beer Farm’s herd of Black Angus cattle. In addition to the freshest beef, local pork, lamb, and fish, along with vegetarian options, round out the incomparable menu.
Margaret River Brewery Tours
If you enjoy visiting breweries but would prefer that someone else did the driving, Margaret River Brewery Tours is just what you need. It is the perfect day trip for all seasons. The experienced guides at Margaret River Brewery Tours know all the right places to give you an insider look at the brewing world.
While on the tour, knowledgeable tour guides share information about the area and its links to brewing and winemaking. The tour also buys a round of drinks at every stop so you can taste them until your heart is content. Tours fill up fast, so do not miss out book your spot on a Margaret River Brewery Tour.
Cabin Fever Festival
If you would rather celebrate than hibernate, the Margaret River Region’s Cabin Fever Festival is just what you need. For ten fun-filled days, you can take part in a celebration of the winter season and the Margaret River Region. You can participate in scores of unique events aimed at pleasing lovers of food, music, and local culture. Mark your calendar from 15 to 24 July, and be sure not to miss a minute of the excitement as the region kicks off winter the right way.
Whether you are thinking about a weekend getaway or a more extended holiday, there is something for you to fall in love with when you stay at Forest Rise Chalets. From here, you have the perfect access to the idyllic Margaret River Region and all it has to offer. For booking information, feel free to contact us.