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COVID-19 Update for Drift Cafe

We have reopened! Our dine in numbers have been drastically reduced (11 inside and 4 outside) but we still offer the same great food, coffee and service. We have also instigated our Covid-19 Safety Plan to ensure our staff and customers are kept as safe as possible.

Drift Cafe

8.00am - 2.00pm (7 days per week) *Closed 20th &21st June due to a family wedding*
1/72 Willmott Ave, Margaret River WA 6285
We are located one block from the main highway, on Willmott Ave.
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Children's Menu
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Free WiFi
  • GIft Vouchers Available
  • Gluten Free
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Lunch
  • Meals Available
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Outdoor seating (beer garden, alfresco)
  • Pets allowed
  • Reverse Cycle Air-Conditioning
  • Takeaway
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Toilet
  • Vegan options
  • Vegetarian
  • Walk to Town
  • Dine In
    Dine In
  • Dog Friendly
    Dog Friendly
  • Open for Business
    Open for Business
  • Takeaway
  • WiFi

Are you looking for a great casual dining experience while in Margaret River?

Margaret River is such a great place - there is so much for the senses. Beautiful trees, amazing beaches, tracks to explore, the river to wander along, wineries and art galleries. Out of this area also comes outstanding locally grown and produced food and drink. This is what Drift Cafe aim to bring to you.

Start your day with one of their popular breakfasts, gather with friends over a lazy lunch or call in for great coffee. Drift Café, set in the converted Old Shire Library near the centre of town, is cosy and friendly, offering food that echoes the excellence of the region.

Drift Cafe like to refer to it as ‘relaxed excellence’.

They consider themselves extremely fortunate to be able to combine their enjoyment of café dining and meeting people with being able to live in this part of the world. They also have a great team on board. An Executive head chef who takes café food to the next level. Every dish, every element, that comes from their kitchen is made onsite by them. They have trained at the WA Barista Academy to bring out the best of the Five Senses Coffee Bean with fresh grinds every time. The style and feel of the café is very much a reflection of the owners, somewhere that they'd like to go themselves.

Colin & Gaye McQueen would love you to come and enjoy it for yourself! 

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Google Reviews

Absolutely beautiful little cafe. The food was delightful and flavoursome, mixing unique homemade flavours such as the native berry pepper berry tomato chutney in the Classic Breakfast which is simply to die for. If you’re in Margaret River you’ve got to treat yourself to a delectable brunch date with Drift Cafe. Adrian Long
Great service, excellent food and coffee was top notch. A must-do visit while you're in Margaret River. Cosy inside or nice and peaceful outside. Loved the pancakes and eggs Florentine. Kayla Paul
Amazing Cafe just off the main road in Margaret river. Awesome coffee and a wide range of delicious food, including many amazing GF and vegan options. Highly recommended Tim Hyder
Great Coffee & Lovely atmosphere. Had mine take away. Owner took initiative and asked me if my hot chocolate were for my children and offered to make it warm so that is not too hot for the kids. Lovely gesture! 😊 Peiying K
Really nice staff and beautiful place for a nice breakfast or lunch. The meals are a bit pricey but made with love and delicious. Definitely worth a visit! Jessy Chaplin
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