Where to find great food in Kojonup and have a fantastic dining experience while visiting Western Australia
Though it’s one of the smaller towns in Western Australia, Kojonup has plenty to offer visitors. Surrounded by rural countryside and sweeping views, the main attractions take advantage of the scenic beauty and history of the region.
Apart from the natural beauty of the area, Kojonup is full of popular spots to visit. Cultural sites like Kodja Place will take you on an interactive journey to discover country life through the experiences of Kojonup’s Noongar-Aboriginal and settler cultures.
In between exploring this small but exciting town, you will of course need to eat and drink! From hearty food to sweet delicacies, you’re in for a treat in Kojonup. We just know you’re going to love dining at our quaint cafés, country kitchens and top restaurants. Cornwall House Accommodation would like to share with you some of the most popular places to dine in Kojonup to make your stay as memorable as possible.
1. Kojonup Country Kitchen
Kojonup Country Kitchen offers a place where locals and visitors can enjoy a wholesome meal, travellers can meet for a morning coffee and people passing through can stop for some good old fashioned country hospitality.
Opening for breakfast at 8am every day, you can sample a range of smoothies and fresh tasty dishes which are all prepared on the premises.
If you’re looking for a filling lunch, Kojonup Country Kitchen offers soup, quiche, sausage rolls, sandwiches, rolls, toasties and Turkish bread focaccias, as well as daily hot specials such as curry, tuna mornay and warm chicken salad.
Location: Unit 1, 88 Albany Highway, Kojonup, 6395, Western Australia
2. Black Cockatoo Café
Offering service with a smile 7 days per week, the Black Cockatoo Café is the perfect place to take a rest while exploring The Kodja Place. The café is known for its friendly service and wonderful views overlooking the stunning Rose Maze next door.
Wondering what to eat? Why not try a flat white with a lemon tart or one of the café’s delicious gluten-free cakes and sandwiches for those with allergies. As an added bonus, the dishes at Black Cockatoo Café use fresh herbs and salad greens from the café’s veranda garden, with daily specials available.
Location: 143 Albany Highway, Kojonup, 6395, Western Australia
3. Kojonup Bakery
Whether you’re in the mood for a light bite, something more substantial or just a sweet treat served with good coffee, you can’t go wrong with a visit to Kojonup Bakery.
Everything is made fresh in the Kojonup Bakery kitchen, including the pies, sausage rolls, donuts and selection of cakes. Their Chilli Beef Pie is a particular highlight of their menu and comes with a delicious pastry crust with a flavoursome, meaty filling.
If you’re looking for good old-fashioned country food, Kojonup Bakery is a must-do when travelling in the area.
Location: 106 Albany Highway, Kojonup, 6395, Western Australia
4. 124 Deli & Restaurant
After a busy day of sightseeing, drop into 124 Deli and Restaurant to sample their mouth-watering kebabs, fish & chips and top-notch coffee.
124 Deli and Restaurant is a gem of the town and is loved by locals and visitors alike for its laid back atmosphere and scrumptious treats and lunch offerings.
Their convenient location on the Albany highway means there is a steady flow of regulars arriving for their daily fix and travellers treating themselves to some respite on their way to Perth or Albany. So, 124 Deli & Restaurant is well worth a visit if you like people watching.
Location: 124 Albany Highway, Kojonup, 6395, Western Australia
5. Commercial Hotel
As the oldest current licensed hotel in Western Australia, The Commercial Hotel has lots of character and is the ideal chill-out location with an enjoyable meal and a glass of the best local wines after a day of visiting some of the attractions around Kojonup.
The Commercial Hotel offers a large selection with juicy steaks, succulent chicken and an array of seafood. The grilled filet mignon is one of the most popular menu items and is served wrapped in bacon and topped with fresh mushrooms.
Location: 118 Albany Highway, Kojonup, 6395, Western Australia
6. Royal Hotel
Conveniently located opposite Cornwall House Accommodation, the Royal Hotel is the perfect place to head if you are looking for a range of culinary options. The hotel was built in 1887 and continues to provide an outstanding service to the Kojonup community to this day.
Some of the most loved menu selections include the Reef and Beef, Fish and chips and Chicken Kiev which come in generous portions at a reasonable price. Overall, the Royal Hotel offers a down to earth atmosphere for those who visit.
Location: 81 Albany Highway, Kojonup, 6395, Western Australia
After sampling the fantastic cuisine that Kojonup’s eateries have to offer, you may want to take a short trip out of town to one of the Great Southern Regions wineries where you can enjoy some home-grown gourmet produce from the tranquil surroundings of the vineyards.
There are several wineries based in Frankland and Cranbrook that are renowned for their world-class wines. Some of the most notable vineyards include:
While visiting the wineries, you should make a special effort to try the varieties of Cabernet, Merlot and Shiraz which are specialities of the area.
Read more about boutique wine experiences in the Great Southern wine region in Cornwall House Accommodation’s guide to the best wineries near Kojonup.
Don’t forget to book your room at Cornwall House Accommodation!
Wherever you decide to dine during your trip in Kojonup, make sure you have a comfortable place to rest your head. Cornwall House Accommodation offers a selection of rooms for families and solo travellers alike, and puts a huge focus on having all the best attraction and tourism information available for its visitors.