Margaret River & the Southwest drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Brewery in Dunsborough

Eagle Bay Brewing Co

A lovely rural outlook; interesting beers and wines served in modern, spacious surroundings; and excellent food, including crisp wood-fired pizzas ($20 to $25). Keep an eye out for Eagle Bay's Single Batch Specials.
Winery in Around Margaret River

Leeuwin Estate

An impressive estate with tall trees and lawns gently rolling down to the bush, Leeuwin Estate's Art Series chardonnay is one of Australia's best. Behind-the-scenes tours, wine flights and tastings ($25 to $55) are …
Craft Beer in Around Margaret River

Black Brewing Co

Black Brewing's well-made beers are approachable for beginner craft-beer fans – just don't expect any bold hop bombs – and brews like the crisp and citrusy extra pale ale (XPA) and rich milk stout go well with dishe…
Brewery in Margaret River

Colonial Brewing Co

This modern microbrewery has rural views and an excellent range of authentic beers including a witbier with coriander and mandarin, and a hop-fuelled India pale ale (IPA). Our favourite is the refreshing German-styl…
Craft Beer in Pemberton

Jarrah Jacks

Reopened under new ownership, this craft brewery features vineyard views, six craft beers and tasty locally sourced food from a seasonal menu. Try the Swinging Axe Ale, a robust 6% Red Ale, or take it easy with the …
Craft Beer in Busselton

Fire Station

Park yourself in the cosy interior or outside under the market umbrellas and enjoy one of the southwest's best selections of wine and craft beer. The tasty food menu includes classic drinking dishes like spicy chick…
Bar in Bunbury

Yours or Mine

Bunbury's Monday-night dining scene is pretty quiet, but Yours or Mine comes to the rescue with small-bar style and tasty shared plates. The service was a bit hit-and-miss during our visit, but the South American–in…
Microbrewery in Margaret River


Finally, a craft-beer place you can walk to from Margaret River township. Around 900m north of town, the Brewhouse is nestled amid karri forest with a rustic bar and restaurant serving three guest beers and six of i…
Craft Beer in Around Margaret River

Beer Farm

Located in a former milking shed down a sleepy side road, the Beer Farm is Margaret River's most rustic brewery. Loyal locals crowd in with their children and dogs, supping on the Beer Farm's own brews – try the hop…
Bar in Bunbury

Lost Bills

Lost Bills' compact brick-lined space is enlivened by quirky artwork – look out for Snoop Dogg as a hot dog. A good wine and cocktail list and four guest taps with beer and cider from around WA are also valid reason…