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Caves Road Collective, home of Black Brewing Co

3517 Caves Rd, Wilyabrup, Western Australia 6280, Australia
+61 8 9755 6500
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3517 Caves Rd, Wilyabrup, Western Australia 6280, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here from Melbourne for a wedding and the venue was so fantastic! The grounds are stunning and were beautifully set up, the food was generous and delicious and the staff always had a smile on their faces and were attentive. I also have...More

Thank Travelling_Ks2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Black Brewing Co on a Monday arvo. The place is a hidden gem on Caves Road. Drove in met the lovely Georgia on the tasting bar. Asked if we could bring in our dog. Not a problem she said. Then she let me...More

Thank 920kingc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened on this imposing restaurant and cellar door. On offer were some lovely wines and a selection of beer. The wines were quite good, particularly the Syrah Grenache. The restaurant is located adjacent to a large lake making the aspect amazing. We stayed for...More

Thank JamesC810
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nine of us stopped here recently for lunch on a beautiful sunny day. Having never been here before we were stunned by how beautiful this place is, a magnificent building situated on a man made lake, great outdoor eating areas, wine tasting area, working brewery,...More

Thank BigPoppaPauley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is an absolutely stunning venue. Breath taking. I wish I could get married here. And the food was just as excellent. Oh my, the food. We went to the Caves Road Collective as part of a wine tour group and were offered 1...More

Thank csaro1992
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have never felt so unwelcome visiting a bar or restaurant. No service no offers of service and seemingly no care factor.More

Thank MickR_11
EmmaL4876, Manager at Caves Road Collective, home of Black Brewing Co, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mick, I am very sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience here due to our service, it is very rare that I hear this as our staff pride themselves on being friendly and approachable. If you could send an email with a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a large group of 20 yet they were able to do individual billing. Nothing was too difficult for them as the friendly staff looked after us so well. Menu was “Share Plates” and the food and presentation was excellent. Other restaurants who think...More

Thank 382albert
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a wonderful afternoon at the Black Brewing Co. Christian was amazing. It is obvious that he loves his job & enjoys talk about the beers. These beers are outstanding- you need at least an hr to really enjoy the beers and take in...More

Thank hidee5
EmmaL4876, Manager at Caves Road Collective, home of Black Brewing Co, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much stopping in on your recent trip to WA and of course thanks for your fantastic review! I will definitely pass your feedback on to Christian. If you would like some info on purchasing our beers from NSW please just let us know!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An ideal setting overlooking a lake in which to enjoy a couple of beers and some delicious food - the lamb and scallops were fantastic!More

Thank oz_boos
EmmaL4876, Manager at Caves Road Collective, home of Black Brewing Co, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Scott, Thanks so much for your review. Great food choices, the charcoal emulsion on the lamb is to die for! I am happy to say that the scallops will definitely be making an appearance on our summer menu. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From lamb to Fremantle Octopus to chocolate desert and beers....all great. Really friendly and attentive service. Oh, and Larry the dog was lovely too! Will be back!

Thank ianteare
EmmaL4876, Manager at Caves Road Collective, home of Black Brewing Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ian, Thanks so much for taking the time to review. I'll be sure to pass your fantastic feedback onto the staff (and Larry of course!). See you next time! Cheers, Emma

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Pamela M
2 April 2017|
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Response from mez_21Robina | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm a little late answering your question however always letting an establishment know that you cannot keep your booking is better than no notice at all. As its last minute a phone call would be the best option here.
3 February 2017|
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Response from 544tarynd | Reviewed this property |
There is a good playground there for kids (if you can get a table near it) but also a bridge near by that goes over the lake to draw their attention so still have to be well aware of little ones. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3517 Caves Rd, Wilyabrup, Western Australia 6280, Australia (Formerly Sampson & Bowen)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Margaret River Region  >  Wilyabrup
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9755 6500
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First things first: nice to meet you and a very warm welcome to Margaret River. We’re Caves Road Collective. Uncompromising craft beers, boutique gin, and some of Margaret River’s best wine varieties. That’s what our team delivers in the creative playground we call Caves Road Collective. We’re home to Black Brewing Co., Dune Distilling, Ground to Cloud Wines and our in-house restaurant, all delivered by our passionate staff. Across the whole Collective, our intention is to create incredible memories. Year round, visitors can drop in for a beer, gin or wine tasting, lunch on the deck or by the fire, a late afternoon saison and bar snack, family gatherings in the beer garden, or even a game of pool. We host regular exhibitions, music and special events, and are one of the region’s top spots for weddings Whatever you’re after – even just a cheeky four-pack – Cave Road Collective is guaranteed to give you a quintessential taste of the region. Stay curious, Caves Road Collective
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