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Arc of Iris

151 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
+61 8 9757 3112
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, 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 today via mobile

My sister in law and I visited this restaurant for dinner during or Margaret River visit. The good was amazing. It was fresh, extremely tasty and the service was excellent. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Robyn D
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 24 April 2017

What can I say! I Love this place, great food and just a wonderful atmosphere... Unpretentious quality with staff that are just so friendly. I had the Ribeye, and I can honestly say it's the best steak I've ever had. Well done guys please keep...More

Thank 1000foody
Sarah G, Owner at Arc of Iris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you foody! your enthusiasm for our restaurant, regular visits and appreciation of everything we do has us all smiling everytime. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On our last night in Margaret River we found this restaurant. We were lucky to get in as it gets quite busy but we were happy we did. The food was sublime! We got a couple of oysters and the special Buffalo mozzarella entrée. For...More

Thank anth R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate here as part of a trip to Margaret River with family who live in Perth. I had steak and it was exceptional. Staff were attentive, friendly and very capable. Others had fish which was excellent too and the corkage on BYO is very...More

Thank Felipe994
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant at the top of town. Good menu, nice wines and craft beers. Most mains were $40'sh which for serving size was "fair" value. We had the fish of the day and the beef cheeks - both were beautiful and well cooked. Our local...More

Thank stevehe159
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner on the 24th December. The choice of Margaret River wines was great and we had fantastic food. The staff is very friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank NinaPrice
Sarah G, Owner at Arc of Iris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Nina for your recommendation.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the glazed duck which came with Chinese veggies. It was a well balance meal and everything was well cooked and delicious, served hot! The service was good. The restuarant has a 'Shabby chic' style and the liglhting is trendy. This restaurant could fit...More

Thank suzieH71
Sarah G, Owner at Arc of Iris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Suzie for your descriptive and very helpful review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been patrons of the Arc of Iris through several ownerships since the 1980s. It always satisfies. It is reliably excellent. Our latest visit did not disappoint.

Thank William H
Sarah G, Owner at Arc of Iris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you William, our long term and returning customers are very important to us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is uniquely served and a massive portion. Taste is good but unfortunstely had an off fresh oyster. Not nice taste. "The duck " is excellent and rib eye steak is good. Highly recommended, but be careful with the fresh oyster.More

Thank Shirley M
Sarah G, Owner at Arc of Iris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry about your oyster Shirley. We sell 100s of oysters and it is not possible to tell why the very occassional one is not what it should be. Thank you for your glowing report of the duck and ribeye, I do remember that overall you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited arc of iris on a recommendation from our family and were so glad we did! The staff were so friendly and attentive, the food was fantastic and the atmosphere was great!

Thank Louise R
Sarah G, Owner at Arc of Iris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Louise, we are glad you enjoyed your evening so much.

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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
1 August 2016|
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Response from Sarah G | Property representative |
Yes very family friendly.kids menu and highchairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 48
Dinner, After-hours
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 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
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We are Margaret Rivers oldest restaurant! and have been delighting both locals and visitors for over 26 years! Our look is old and eclectic, still referencing the restaurants humble beginnings when tables,chairs,crockery and cutlery Were bought from the local op shop or donated by regulars.'Miss matched tables and chairs add to the now famous character. The focus is all on the food serving luxury cuts of free range meat with local wines, fresh seafood and Italian pasta as well as that famous duck and venison and that sought after 700g 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 open EVERY NIGHT from 6pm. 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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