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Arc of Iris

151 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
+61 8 9757 3112
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (198 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (49 reviews)
“steak” (97 reviews)
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Italian, International, Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
151 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Arc of Iris
1. Absolutely Superb!
"The staff are super friendly, knowledgeable about the local produce"
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2. local meat
"200g fillet steak, cooked to perfection, and I had the barramundi"
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3. What a find! so unexpected!
"Highly recommended. I had the duck while my partner had the pork belly"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I ordered the greek salad. It was not very enjoyable. It was predominantly a green salad lettuce mix, with onion, olives, tomato, Danish feta (which was soft and crumbled into nothing in the salad), and spring onion (not sure about this choice of garnish on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank possumtraveller101
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Great little place in Margaret River. A tasty menu, relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff and a great wine list make this an excellent option for eating in Margaret River. Remember to book in advance as tables go early. And if you are hungry then order the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Sarah G, Owner at Arc of Iris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Our ribeye is becoming a very popular favourite and you obviously discovered why

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went with our two boys (6&8) and our friends who have a 15mth old over the Christmas break. It was BUSY! Setting; 3/5 Arc is a small restaurant and bar at the top end of the Margaret River High Street, it’s close to stores...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JeremyL2624
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the second you walk into the restaurant the staff attend to your every need. They are friendly and efficient. The menu and food is divine, with steaks cooked to perfection. You come here for the food, and it’s divine, but you return because of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 743louisel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very good food and service. Also very affordable. Would recommend visiting here for a meal. New upgrade looks good too

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jono C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The arc of iris was the first restaurant that my parents bought me to when I arrived in Margaret river almost 20 years ago. This is the first time I have been since the restaurant had its major upgrade and we were super impressed! The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kiwi0576
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Arc of Iris for Tea with our friends and family, We absolutely Loved it. The food was as described and even better. The children were happy with their choices, the wine was lovely and the staff were fantastic. The live music added to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Beverley C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not been here since last year and saw a few changes so worried this place would not live up to our expectations. Well the experience was again fantastic, the service amazing, our waiter Josh was so polite and attentive. The food was again superb well...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FlyEatDrinkSleepZZZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Party of 5. Greeted with a smile at the entrance to the dining area. The place was packed with people(so we highly recommend reservations). We were treated like we were the owners of the restaurant and nothing was too much for us. Joshua, our server,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Grace H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing! Couldn’t fault our meals. Will definitely be back. Wonderful, friendly staff too even on a busy night all staff were very attentive. Great value for money too.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BecG96
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Questions & Answers
7 October 2018|
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Response from Ca87Ned | Reviewed this property |
We don’t have a set time to close the kitchen, it depends on the season and how busy it is on a night and what time the last booking is. If you are unsure, just give us a call. Thanks!
Candice W
12 December 2017|
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Response from Sarah G | Property representative |
Yes, we are. We have our usual a la carte menu. There is a 15$ surcharge for the Public Holiday, rest assured we use it to pay our wonderful staff what they deserve for working Christmas Day. there is a minimum charge of $75... More
9 October 2016|
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Response from Sarah G | Property representative |
Apologies for the delay! we only check this page every few days. This will be fine but, can you send us an email address so we can confirm that back to you? I cannot send you our email address as it will not let me include... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 47
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Margaret River Region  >  Margaret River
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9757 3112
  • E-mail
We are Margaret Rivers oldest restaurant! and have been delighting both locals and visitors for over 26 years! Our look is character and eclectic although we have an extensive refurb planned for this winter (sept 2018) and our focus is all on the food, wine and service bringing you an unrivalled experience. We specialise in luxury cuts of free range meat with local wines, fresh seafood and Italian pasta as well as that famous Duck and Pork and that sought after 800g prime ribeye steak. With a reputation for excellent food and welcoming service, you'll find us at the top end of the main street in Margaret River and we are currently open from 5pm Tuesday to Saturday. We are Fully licensed and our great wine list is drawn from Margaret River local wineries. If you're looking for an exceptional dining experience to bring you back time and time again join us at The Arc of Iris and discover why we have been around for 26 years when so many others come and go.
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