Bars and pubs for every occasion
Holidaying in one of Australia’s most beautiful regions makes for thirsty work. And there’s nothing better than a cool beverage at a Busselton bar at the end of a long day.
Whether you’re looking for somewhere to sample local craft beer, take in a sunset, or wine and dine someone special, these Busselton bars offer plenty of choice.
The Goose Beach Bar + Kitchen
Great spot for: Beach lovers
With a lovely view of the Busselton Jetty and Geographe Bay, this seaside bar and restaurant is a favourite with locals and visitors alike. Take your sandy feet to the open-air deck, if the weather permits, and indulge in a pint of local beer, wine or spirits as the sun goes down.
Where: Busselton Foreshore, near the jetty
When: open 7 days till late
Below: The Goose and the famous Busselton Jetty
Rocky Ridge Cellar Door
Great spot for: Craft beer tasting
One block back from the Busselton Jetty, sipping beers on the lawn at Rocky Ridge is as relaxed as beers in your best mate’s back yard.
Can’t decide which kind of beer you like best? No worries, this Busselton bar is a one-of-a-kind tasting room for craft beer. Here, you’ll find 24 taps of thirst-quenching brews created by the brewmasters at Rocky Ridge Brewing Co and industry mates. Sample a little, or why not all 24?
Where: 10 Marine Terrace, Busselton
When: 11am – 7pm, 7 days
Great spot for: Amusing entertainment
Another premise by the good folk at Rocky Ridge Brewing Co is Darleen’s. When you want good beer, local wine, unusual cocktails and a whole lot of fun, put this small Busselton bar at the top of your list. Keep watch of their Facebook page for playful events such as bingo, karaoke, dance parties and the best of Busselton nightlife.
Where: 43 Prince Street, Busselton
When: Wednesday to Saturday 12pm to 12am. Sunday 2pm – 8pm.
The Fire Station
Great spot for: Date night
Housed in what used to be Busselton’s fire station, this boutique bar oozes warmth and character. Locally loved for the rotating taps of craft beer, organic wines, and roaring fires in cooler months, its dim dining room offers a sense of romance. Pair your drinks with delicious shared plates for a cosy night out.
Where: 68 Queen Street, Busselton
When: daily from 11am
The Ship Inn
Great spot for: Sports
This Busselton bar packs a punch when it comes to cold beer and affordable pub meals. And if you’re looking for somewhere to watch live sports, this pub’s for you. With a sports guide that includes footy, basketball, golf, motorsport, and UFC, there’s certainly something for every sports fan in the crowd.
Where: 8 Albert Street, Busselton
When: daily 10am till late
Great spot for: Trivia nights
Formally known as The Commercial Hotel, Albies Bar + Bistro is a classic hotel-style pub. A hit with Busselton residents and frequent visitors, especially for Albies menu, you’ll find Australia’s favourite beer on tap here to enjoy at the bar or on the street-side deck. The family-friendly Groovemasters trivia nights (see Facebook for dates) is always popular so be sure to get there early.
Where: 117 Queen Street, Busselton
When: 11am – late, daily
Above: Monkey Bar in Vasse inside Cheeky Monkey’s new production brewery
Great spot for: Craft beer and pizza
Tucked away in Vasse’s industrial park is the new-ish Monkey Bar by Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co. Opened Thursday to Sunday, this warehouse brewery bar caters to the after-work crowd and anyone who loves craft beer. Marvel at the shiny brew kettles and stacks of canned beer as you kick back at a picnic table and sample the goods. Dogs on a lead are welcome too.
Where: 44 Commerce Road, Vasse
When: Thursday 4pm – 7pm, Friday 4pm – 7pm, Saturday 2pm – 7pm, Sunday 12pm – 6pm
Above: Amelia Park Tavern
Amelia Park Tavern
Great spot for: family friendly meets glamorous Art Deco styling
A multi million dollar renovation on this historic building has done wonders; it’s a glorious place to have a drink and stay for a meal. Soaring ceilings, superb art deco details and a sun soaked beer garden, the drinks list features Amelia Park wines plus plenty of Australian and International wines, beers and spirits. Despite glam surrounds, the menu contains all the classics; pizza, fish and chips, delicious burgers and steaks, and at fair prices too. Chin chin!
Where: 5850 Bussell Highway, Abbey
When: 7 days a week, 11.30am – late