COVID-19 Update for The Colony Concept
Our Restaurant doors (along with our retail shop and Educational room) is now OPEN Thursday - Sunday 10am - 4pm Following current guidelines, health and hygiene practices our team are up-to-date and excited to welcome you to dine-in or take away. (Separate menus - see attached or our FaceBook pages) We will be hosting 2 seatings each day 11.30am and 2pm for a (max) 2 hour table, inside or outside, to ensure easy continuity, allowing 20 patrons at a time. Children are included in these numbers, and have their own menu, so please consider this when booking and support us with these changes. We would appreciate bookings and orders ahead please Additionally, we can facilitate Private Functions for dinner service. This allows you to enjoy the restaurant exclusively for your friends and family (min 10 people max 20) (pre booking essential)
The Colony Concept
- Children's Menu
- Free WiFi
- GIft Vouchers Available
- Gluten Free
- Liquor Licence
- Meals Available
- Outdoor seating (beer garden, alfresco)
- Pets allowed
- Scheduled Demonstrations
- Special exhibitions (galleries, museums etc)
- Table service
Not just honey! The Colony Concept is a holistic honey experience including: full restaurant, raw honey sales and tastings, honey wines and beers, tea & coffee, honey bee farm with bee education and bee glass viewing hives, workshops, beekeeping equipment, retail store and kids playground.
You will enjoy delicious local fare in the restaurant where the menu has all your dining options covered and changes seasonally. The Colony Concept contains a fully licensed restaurant offering a casual dining experience with amazing produce from across the region with local lamb, marron, cheeses and honey! Dine inside, on the patio or grab a picnic blanket and head to the lawn.
Also on offer are free honey tastings of over 10 local honey varieties from Southern Forests Honey and a cellar door providing tastings of Honey Wine (mead), produced in conjunction with Margaret River Winemakers. There are 3 varieties of mead on offer with a drier finish honey wine, inspired by the regions chardonnays, a spiced Blush style with hints of cardamon, cinnamon and clove and a pure sweet mead style. Relax with a honey beer produced in collaboration with local brewers, Cheeky Monkey along with ciders and wines from Colonial brewing, Churchview wines and Larrikins.
The retail store covers all of your honey needs with their 13 raw, locally produced and sourced honey varieties. Available in 300g, 900g and 3kg jars or tubs (season dependent) with creamed honey options and medicinal Jarrah and Manuka. Their exclusive beauty products, "Heart of The Hive" include these beautiful natural products, along with their own beeswax, native lemon myrtle and essential native oils. All paraben and SLS free and only available in-store. The range includes body balms, hair products, soaps and Nannup Tiger Balm.
The store sells beekeeping tools, suits and hive inserts and during the year they offer a 'Bee Experience', with workshops in beekeeping and sustainable practice that can be booked in advance. Learn safe, ethical and sustainable ways to keep bees at home!
So why not settle in with a meal & a drink while the kids play on the playground designed by Ethan aged 8 and Amalia aged 6. With Western Australia's largest clear viewing hives in the bee room for small kids and big kids alike to enjoy. There are board and ball games to enjoy as well!
Head on in, say hi, taste the southwest and relax!
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