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148 Dale Rd, Middle Swan, Swan Valley, Western Australia 6056, Australia
9274 9543
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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81 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today with friends and while we found the food was excellent, the staff attitude was wanting! What has happened to the concept of service and making the customer feel welcome rather than an imposition. When platters cost $45, it is unreasonable to suggest that the customer sit on the grass rather than at one of some fifteen empty picnic... More 

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Thank Cartwell
Perth, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spacious grounds available to anyone wanting to picnic. Food and service at the cafe was very good. We had an outside table with umbrella, but when it started raining we were quickly ushered ino the cellar.Choose your own wines from the cellar door, pay there, and take back to your table.

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Thank sharon l
Perth, Australia
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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a lunch and loved the place. It wasn't busy so the staff were very attentive. Food was awesome. You buy your wine from the cellar door then take it to the garden setting. Highly recommended!

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Thank zedmeister
Perth, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us went here for lunch on a hens wine tour, there were 27 of us and we arrival a little late due to the long drive which we met with frustrated staff (which was fair). We waited 30 minutes for our share entree plates which were okay. There were share plates of fries, a tomato, olive, fetta... More 

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Thank lisanyenhuis
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We headed out to Houghtons Winery for the 180th birthday picnic. We pre ordered picnic hampers from the Cafe and we're thrilled to have them ready as soon as we arrived. The picnic hampers were delicious and there was ample food. The setting is perfect for families where the kids big and small have loads of space to run around.... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Perth, Australia
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106 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife went there for a few sips of red and pink wine under bright blue sky, very relaxing, green and freshly​ ambience. The entree dishes were nice and tasty. The main dishes were fine but would prefer them be more tasty, spicy(as described in the menu), and a bit more generous in the serve size. This beautiful cafe- winery... More 

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Thank lefthandbdr
Perth, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are not easily impressed, however the beautiful setting, warm welcoming and engaging staff prior to ordering left a strong impression. Food was amazing, fresh vibrant and tasty dishes! Often you will see a long description on a menu item but not taste all the elements described however the Houghtons menu delightfully lived up to the talk so to speak.... More 

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Thank Aerolamb
Perth, Australia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My Husband and I went to Haughton's for lunch yesterday to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary with Friends, and were really looking forward to our lunch, but sadly we were served an extremely awful meal and given poor service in to the bargain. The Pork dish that two of us ordered was extremely tough but worse still was very undercooked and... More 

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Mandurah, Australia
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435 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely seeing all the vines so green & the Swan River bursting its banks. The grounds at Houghtons are very well kept & the surroundings are very pleasant. We purchased a scoopon voucher & had a wine each, a shared entree & main course each which was sufficient. It was a good meal, typical of winery cafe style eating, not... More 

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Thank Susanne P
Perth, Australia
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A casual bistro with a backdrop of vineyards & beautifully maintained lawns. Fine food & wine with helpful & friendly staff. A small menu with a good range of choices. Four of us dined with a voucher which included a glass of wine each and made for good value.

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Thank Chris255103
Herb F, Owner at Houghton Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Thank you so much for taking the time to review your time at Houghton. We really appreciate it and we're glad you had a lovely time! Kind regards The Houghton Cafe Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Dale Rd, Middle Swan, Swan Valley, Western Australia 6056, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Swan Valley  >  Middle Swan
  • Phone Number: 9274 9543

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?