Dining In Dwellingup



Amid fertile valleys and towering forests lies a foodie haven — a place where you can savour boutique ciders and wines, devour deliciously hearty meals, indulge in fresh local produce, or simply enjoy a cold brew at a historic pub. It is all here and right at your doorstep in Dwellingup, just over an hour's scenic drive south of Perth.

Dwellingup Hotel

The historic 'Dwelly' Pub has been serving cold beers since the early 1900s, surviving the 1961 Dwellingup bush fires, and is one of only two community-owned pubs left in Australia. Enjoy a counter meal for lunch or a leisurely evening meal in the dining room. The kids will love the space to move in the enclosed outdoor area, feasting on fish and chips or a woodfired pizza. Dig into a tasty parmi or juicy steak and chips with an ice-cold pint, or treat yourself with a hearty winter feast and a nice red wine.

Longriders Café & Restaurant

There’s a distinct home-grown flavour at Longriders, with locally sourced produce inspiring the breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. From the coffee beans freshly roasted in Mandurah, to the grass-fed beef from the Peel region, Longriders deliver an authentic paddock-to-plate dining experience. Choose from freshly prepared stonebaked pizzas, mouth-watering burgers or indulge in delicious smoked meats from the specials menu. The restaurant is fully licensed, so you can sit and enjoy a local craft beer or wine.

Wine Tree Cidery

Immersed in the forest of the stunning Holyoake Valley is Wine Tree Cidery. The small batch wines and ciders are only available for tasting at the cellar door, with the ciders made from Australian apples. There are some extraordinary tipples on the list, such as Plum Blush Wine, Strawberry Wine, and Honey Quince Port. Keep an eye out for kangaroos as you relax on the deck and savour a grazing board while overlooking the orchard.

Hotham Valley Restaurant Train

Immerse in a dining experience from yesteryear aboard the Hotham Valley Restaurant Train. This is a truly unique way to celebrate special occasions surrounded by nostalgia of a bygone era. As you board the Restaurant Train at Dwellingup Station, take you seat in the 1919 Vintage Dining Car and 1884 Club Car, before the train departs for an evening in the forest. The restaurant train is fully licensed, and includes a five-course meal served from the onboard wood stove. Advanced bookings are essential.

The Dwellingup foodie-scene in a fusion of fresh, modern dining and hearty, wholesome classics. Be sure to stop in to the the a restaurant or two, and explore the local café's and farmgate producers when you are in town for your next adventure.


Choose from casual eating to modern dining and in Dwellingup there’s always a well deserved drink to accompany your meal. A hit with both locals and visitors, Dwellingup’s restaurants serve up mouth-watering breakfasts, lunches and dinners from their delicious inspired menu, and with some being fully licensed venues there's a whole lot of goodness available in the bevvies department. There’s always something special on the menu in Dwellingup for any meal of the day!