Must-visit restaurants in The Great Southern Region.
What makes an unforgettable trip? It could be the sights that take your breath away, but for some, it’s the experience that matters, but one thing’s for sure: The food will always leave a lasting impression.
Food tells us so many things about a place’s People, culture, and history. Food tells a story about the habits of the people, their produce, and how they adapt to challenging situations.
People planning to visit The Great Southern Region have so much to look forward to in so many ways, including its food. The Great Southern Region is Australia’s largest and most diverse region. Visitors can look forward to pristine coastlines, idyllic seaside towns, and natural parks that house some of the rarest flora and fauna. The Southern Ocean provides the region with a raw and powerful appeal, giving it one of the most dramatic and beautiful coastlines in the country.
People who prefer the mountains will also get much from the region, which is also home to some trees specimens that are hundreds of years old. From rivers to the vast wilderness, the Great Southern Region has it all.
8 Stunning food and wine destinations in The Great Southern Region
The Great Southern Region has loads to offer when it comes to gastronomical experiences. It is considered the largest wine-producing region in the country, so you can pair your wines with the region’s local produce and fresh seafood for a great gastronomic holiday. Here are some of the unique places to eat in The Great Southern in WA that no one should ever miss:
1. The Lake House of Denmark – Denmark, WA
Visitors of The Lake House can get more than just a picturesque lakeside view. The Lake House’s Restaurant and Café offers signature vineyard platters, homemade cakes, coffee, and locally produced wines.
Tourists can enjoy a relaxing breakfast or lunch while taking in the tranquil view of a spring-fed lake – perfect for a romantic or even casual dining affair. Their Cellar Door also offers some of the best wines in the region and, to cap the experience, visitors can join vineyard walking tours and group wine tastings.
2. Dark Side Chocolates – Denmark, WA
Chocolate lovers will love Dark Side Chocolates. These exquisite treats are handcrafted and made with only the best and freshest ingredients. Choose from their delicious selection of chocolates, ice creams, gourmet tarts, as well as vegan and gluten-free chocolates.
3. Boston Brewing Co. and Willoughby Park Winery – Denmark, WA
Boston Brewing Co.’s Brewpub is popular for its handcrafted beer and wine. They also serve wood-fired pizzas, fresh coffee, salads, and sandwiches. This five-star winery is a must-try for tourists and everyone who wants only the best wines.
4. The Earl of Spencer Historic Inn – Albany, WA
People looking for an old English style pub will find a gem in The Earl of Spencer Historic Inn. Situated in the coastal areas of Albany, it is one of the oldest licensed inns in the Great Southern. The Inn offers generous servings of delicious meals, pub-style of course. Diners can also enjoy a warm atmosphere with open fires during the winter season, but their beer garden is also a must-see during the summer.
This eatery is perfect for families. The inn provides a playground for the kids, while the adults enjoy the best beers from all over the world.
5. Garrison Restaurant and Bar – Mount Clarence, WA
The Garrison Restaurant and Bar fills both body and spirit. Diners will not only be treated to delicious and sumptuous fares, but also a stunning, relaxing view of the King George Sound.
The restaurant caters to breakfast, lunch, dinner, and takeaways, but visitors who want to experience one of the best restaurants in Albany should make a reservation before making a visit. The restaurant also offers a wide range of local and imported beers and wines – try their cocktail bar after a hearty meal to complete the luxurious and relaxing experience.
6. The Kathmandu Kitchen – Albany. WA
People who are looking for a different gastronomical experience should try this Nepalese restaurant in Albany. The Kathmandu Kitchen has authentic Nepalese fare that will tickle the tastebuds.
Their must-try items include: Chilli Momo and Kathmandu Lamb Curry. Chilli Momo is deep-fried chicken dumplings cooked in their very own special tomato-chilli based sauce. Kathmandu Lamb Curry is diced lamb cooked in a tomato-based sauce and garnished with green coriander. The Kathmandu Kitchen is kid-friendly and also offers vegetarian and gluten-free options.
7. Emu Point Café – Albany, WA
Eating is an enjoyable activity on its own, but pair it with a stunning beachfront and diners will surely have a memorable and satisfying experience. Enjoy a hearty breakfast of Bacon and Eggs or Ham Hock Benedict. They also cater to lunch and offer Spiced Cauliflower Salad, Fish Tacos, Steak Sandwich, and Bacon and Egg Roll among many other main options.
At Emu Point Café, diners can sip a cup of coffee while feasting their eyes on the blue waters of Emu Point Beach. It is definitely a must-try for tourists on a holiday vacation.
8. Henry Jones Café and Winery – Broomehill, WA
Do not miss the Henry Jones Café and Winery in Broomehill, known for its quirky, charming structure and atmosphere. This Australian café has more than food and coffee to offer. The café also houses treasures and unique finds that will delight anyone’s curiosity, along with a collection of wonderful old books that visitors can read and even buy.
It’s a stopover that travellers of the Great Southern Region should not skip. Their cakes and coffee are also delicious, making the visit a sweet and notable experience to remember.
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