Best Breweries in Margaret River and WA’s South West

Breweries in Margaret River

When it comes to exploring the vibrant world of craft beer, it’s not just for the young hipsters, age is just a number! The Margaret River region is an excellent destination to quench your thirst for wine, but in the last decade, it’s exploded with breweries too. With Marg’s thriving craft beer scene, this area offers a memorable experience for beer lovers and non-beer lovers alike – as many of these spots also offer up fab beer gardens and great food. Here are our must-visit breweries in Margaret River, Yallingup, Dunsborough, Busselton and beyond, that promise a brilliant brew.

 

Brewhouse Margaret River

Nestled right on the edge of the vibrant town of Margaret River, Brewhouse is a favourite destination for beer enthusiasts. Combining a working microbrewery with a lively pub atmosphere, there are a wide range of handcrafted beers on tap. From their refreshing wheat beers to their robust stouts, there’s something for everyone’s taste buds. Pair your pint with delicious pub-style food and enjoy live music on weekends. Read all about it in our blog.

Find Brewhouse Margaret River at 35 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River

Brewhouse Margaret River

 

Black Brewing Co

If you’re seeking a brewery in an impressive venue, look no further than Black Brewing Co. Found on Caves Road in Wilyabrup, this stylish spot (previously Duckstein Brewery) offers a unique sensory experience. Sip on their innovative beers, characterized by their rich flavors and meticulous craftsmanship, while surrounded by contemporary artworks and beautiful dam views. Their dedication to sustainability and local sourcing adds an extra layer of appreciation to your visit. Read all about it in our blog.

Find Black Brewing Co at Caves Rd, Wilyabrup

Caves Road Collective, Wilyabrup

 

Eagle Bay Brewing Co.

Sitting high on a hill, overlooking Eagle Bay, its namesake offers a contemporary setting to enjoy craft beer. This family-owned brewery focuses on sustainable practices and sources local ingredients to create unique and flavorful beers. Sample their Belgian-style Ales, fruity Saisons, or a refreshing Pale Ale, and pair them with delicious dishes made from locally sourced produce. Plus, if you have the grandies in tow, they will LOVE their huge ship playground. Read all about it in our blog.

Find Eagle Bay Brewing Co. at 236 Eagle Bay Rd, Naturaliste

 

Wild Hop Brewery

Perched on the edge of a dam, Wild Hop Brewery offers a unique beer tasting experience for the adventurous palate. Known for their experimentation with unusual ingredients and brewing techniques, they push the boundaries of flavor profiles. Whether you’re intrigued by their chili-infused beers or curious about their barrel-aged creations, Wild Hop Brewery is sure to surprise and delight. Don’t miss their limited-edition brews and seasonal releases. This is my personal favourite for a good feed.  Read all about it in our blog.

Find Wild Hop Brewery at 2819 Metricup Rd, Metricup

 

Beerfarm, Metricup

You arrive at Beerfarm through an old cattle shed, giving you all the farm vibes. Found north of Margaret River town, Beerfarm is more than just a brewery, Beerfarm has made a name for itself with top-notch food too. Beerfarm has plenty of craft beer styles to choose from, so be sure to explore new flavours with a tasting paddle. Be sure to book a table well in advance to ensure you get to enjoy lunch here. Read all about it in our blog.

Find Beerfarm at 177 Gale Road, Metricup.

Beerfarm

 

Cheeky Monkey Brewery 

Cheeky Monkey Brewery and Cidery, has been a Caves Road favourite for over a decade. Cheeky Monkey is huge! A covered alfresco area overlooks the dam or pick a cosy spot indoors by the open fire in winter. The popular spot serves six beers, plus ginger beer and cider on tap, as well as a casual pub eats menu. Non beer lovers will be pleased to hear the spot is also home to the Di Latte Estate cellar door, featuring wines and spirits.

Find Cheeky Monkey at 4259 Caves Rd, Wilyabrup.

Shelter Brewery

Located in the heart of Busselton, opposite the iconic jetty, Shelter Brewery is a lofty spot that exudes down south warmth and hospitality. Their passion for crafting exceptional beers shines through in every pint they pour. With an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients, their brews boast a distinctive character that reflects the region’s terroir. Whether you’re sipping on their easy-drinking Lager or their bold and hoppy American Pale Ale, Shelter Brewery promises a delightful experience. The food is good too.

Breweries in other regions

Old Coast Road Brewery, Myalup 

Situated on the outskirts of Myalup, Old Coast Road Brewery is a hidden gem that is a great pit-stop on a south-west road trip. With a focus on traditional brewing methods, this brewery offers a range of handcrafted beers bursting with flavour. From their malty Amber Ale to the hoppy West Coast IPA, each sip at Old Coast Road Brewery is a celebration of craftsmanship. Enjoy their beers in a relaxed atmosphere and savour the local produce-inspired menu. Once you’ve tasted a pint or two, be sure to have a hit on their brilliant Aussie-themed mini golf course. Read all about it in our blog.

Find Old Coast Road Brewery at 1238 Old Coast Rd, Myalup

The Old Coast Road Brewery,

 

Thorny Devil, Lake Clifton

The rustic Thorny Devil Brewery has a warm, rustic atmosphere set amidst five acres of grounds. Here American-style barbecue (the brisket burger is a must-try), along with an extensive line up of beers, are top notch. Thorny Devil Brewery is conveniently found 10 minutes from Forrest Highway, making it an ideal pit stop for those on a Southwest road trip or a leisurely weekend drive near Mandurah. Read all about it in our blog.

185 Clifton Downs Road, Herron.

 

Wild Bull, Ferguson 

The Ferguson Valley, near Bunbury, is becoming known for its emerging boutique winery and brewery scene. Wild Bull Brewery is found amongst the region’s pretty rolling hills. Whether you’re craving a craft beer and nibbles or a more substantial feed for lunch, Wild Bull Brewery’s selection of craft beers caters to every palate. Beer aficionados will enjoy a tasting paddle, while the brewery specialises in wood-fired pizzas. Read all about it in our blog.

Find Wild Bull Brewery at 562 Pile Road, Ferguson.

Wild Bull Brewery Ferguson

 

Bush Shack Brewery, Ferguson 

This Ferguson Valley spot fits the bill for those seeking good food, beer, and a casual feel. The craft beer spot has plenty of quirks, with a round pool table, huge hat collection and fruity beers. With its expansive lawns, kid-friendly amenities, and relaxed atmosphere, Bush Shack Brewery is the perfect spot for a leisurely afternoon in the Ferguson Valley. Read all about it in our blog.

Find Bush Shack Brewery at 791 Ferguson Rd, Ferguson.

 

Boston Brewery, Denmark

Tucked away in Denmark, Boston Brewery is a charming venue overlooking the vines. Their beers exemplify craftsmanship. From their crisp and refreshing lagers to their full-bodied ales, each sip transports you to a realm of beer excellence. Basking in the beer garden is a must. Plus, there’s regular live music. Read all about it in our blog.

Find Boston Brewery at 678 South Coast Hwy, Denmark

Boston Brewing Co

 

The Margaret River region and WA’s south-west offer a wealth of brewery experiences to explore. There’s something for everyone, from beer snobs to foodies, to those who just like a beer-y good time in a beer garden. Cheers to good beer and great times!

 

Have we missed any of your favourite breweries in Margaret River and WA’s South West? Let us know in the comments below!

Love wine? See our guide to the best wineries in Margaret River here.

About Amanda Carlin

Amanda Carlin has her own food and travel blog. Established in 2013, through "Simply PERTHfect", Amanda loves getting out and about in Perth and WA. She enjoys brunching, lunching or something a little fancy in equal measures. With her parents in tow, Amanda always has plenty of senior-friendly eating options to recommend. Be sure to check out Simply PERTHfect.

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