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Australia Day : CLOSED BISTRO *Lunch 12 - 2:30pm *Bar Menu: 2:30pm - 5:00pm Dinner: Daily 5:00pm - 8:45pm *No Lunch or Bar Menu available on these January dates: Monday 11th, Tuesday 12th, Wednesday 13th Tuesday 19th, Wednesday 20th, Thursday 21st Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th. BAR Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - Late

Settlers Tavern

Monday - Thursday: 11:30 AM until 10:00 PM
Friday: 11:30 AM until 12:00 AM
Saturday: 11:00 AM until 12:00 AM
Sunday: 11:00 AM until 10:00 PM
114 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River WA 6285
Near the IGA in the heart of town.
  • Dinner
  • Free WiFi
  • Group Bookings
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor seating (beer garden, alfresco)
  • Restaurant
  • Table service
  • Vegan options
  • vegetarian
  • Child Friendly
    Child Friendly
  • Dine In
    Dine In
  • Fireplace
  • WiFi

Eat great food in Margaret River with an award winning menu and Hall of Fame winner of ‘WA’s Best Regional Hospitality Venue’.
Dinner every day, lunch Friday – Sunday (excluding Christmas Day
and Good Friday). Gluten free, vegetarian and kids specials available.

Food:  Settlers prides itself on using the best local seasonal ingredients available. We have strong relationships with local producers, ensuring our produce is the tastiest and freshest available. Sourcing fresh, WA sustainable seafood (including Southern Ocean oysters shucked to order and whole line caught fish), south west free range chicken and meat, Margaret River free range eggs and local olive oil. We hand make all our soups, desserts, sauces, garlic mayo, mashed potato, curry paste, kimchi and marinades all from scratch too.

Wine:  Sit, sip and enjoy. Offering a large range of wines by the glass, or bottle from an extensive wine list featuring over 600 wines. You may choose from local, Australian and international varieties, with continued endorsements by Gourmet Traveller WINE 3 glass seal and awarded Reader’s Choice, Best Australian Listing and Hall of Fame. Also judged one of the ‘Top 50 Places to Drink Wine in Australia’ as part of the 2019 Wineslinger awards, ‘Best Wine List WA’ and ‘Best Listing of WA Wines’ 2019.

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Upcoming events

Beeva Feeva

22 October 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 22 October 2021 @ 11:45 pm

After blowing up the Tav’s dance floor with two huge shows already this year, Margaret River’s favourite party band are bringing back their bombastic mix of reggae, rock, funk and world music to once again take the positive vibrations next level with epic original music,......

DRAPHT – Shadows and Shinings Album Tour

29 October 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 29 October 2021 @ 11:45 pm

Perth heavyweight DRAPHT returns with new single Shadows On My Wall, announces new album AND a NATIONAL TOUR! Multi ARIA-award winning Perth artist DRAPHT made his return last week with his new single & video “Shadows On My Walls”, announced his forthcoming album ‘Shadows &......

Guthrie Trio Live at Settlers Tavern

6 November 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 6 November 2021 @ 11:30 pm

Guthrie Trio are a Reggae, Roots & Rock band from Rockingham & Mandurah, Western Australia! Performing a variety of originals and covers these boys provide an incredible night of entertainment and good vibe music....

Young Robin

20 November 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 20 November 2021 @ 11:45 pm

5 piece alternative indie pop band from Perth, Australia. Young Robin fuse a kaleidoscope of influences from indie rock, pop, rnb and jazz to create a soulful and driven alt-pop sound....

Pierce Brothers @ SETTLERS TAV

4 December 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 4 December 2021 @ 11:45 pm

Off the back of the success of their SOLD OUT regional Victorian tour, Australian indie-folk stars Pierce Brothers have just announced a complete run of Australian dates in their biggest tour across the country since 2019!  Extending their already epic lap of the map, the two rocking brothers......

The Terrys

08/01/2022 @ 7:00 pm - 08/01/2022 @ 11:30 pm

The Terrys love of homegrown music sees the band naturally draw inspiration from artists such as The Bungalows, Pond and Skegss with a hint of British influence from bands like Will And The People. Hooky guitars, fast and furious drums and rocking vocals will have......

Tijuana Cartel – Acid Pony Tour at Settlers Tavern

19/02/2022 @ 9:00 pm - 19/02/2022 @ 11:45 pm

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Google Reviews

DO YOURSELF A FAVOUR AND GO HERE. Great food, great drinks, brilliant entertainment, kind and super helpful staff, need I say more? I WILL! The staff, when I say they're kind and helpful I mean kind and helpful! You will not meet more pleasant staff! Not only that but almost everything on the menu is gluten free or gluten free option! They cater BRILLIANTLY to allergies! Wish I could give them more stars, they deserve it! CJ Pickering
I seriously wish I could give this place more than 5 stars! The staff at this place are wonderful, the place looks great and gives you a good feeling, and the food is absolutely..... AMAZING!! I seriously recommend checking it out if you haven't already. Go give it some love and appreciation. James Van Niekerk (Spëçtre)
No food till 3pm dissppointing Helen Linden
Came for a work lunch and what a great experience! Smiling faces as we walked in and were seated quickly. Food was brought out in great time. The steak sandwich is well deserving as best in WA, fantastic. The service was exceptional from start to finish, cosy atmosphere and an overall great dining experience! Matt Cartledge
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