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Arc of Iris

151 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
+61 8 9757 3112
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, International, Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
151 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Arc of Iris
1. Absolutely Superb!
"The staff are super friendly, knowledgeable about the local produce"
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2. local meat
"200g fillet steak, cooked to perfection, and I had the barramundi"
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3. What a find! so unexpected!
"Highly recommended. I had the duck while my partner had the pork belly"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The seating is good and spacious. Nice ambient. Service is excellent. The food is fantastic. The kids love the fish and duck we had. 5/5 for the lovely meal. 👍👍👍👍👍

Thank Preston S
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Great little place in Margaret River. A tasty menu, relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff and a great wine list make this an excellent option for eating in Margaret River. Remember to book in advance as tables go early. And if you are hungry then order the...More

Thank Strollerz
Sarah G, Owner at Arc of Iris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Our ribeye is becoming a very popular favourite and you obviously discovered why

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited 4 years ago. Said at the time it was one of the best meals i have ever had. Well somehow they have got even better. Staff spot on. Food exceptional. Not cheap but totally worth every cent !!

Thank Mjl221065
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

had dinner twice here 3 years ago and we’ve been looking forward to coming back. delighted to find the arc as cozy and staff as friendly. food wise, we’re amazed that the same dishes tasted even better than before. garlic prawns and prawn risotta were...More

Thank WendyNgYH
Sarah G, Owner at Arc of Iris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Wendy for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed everything so much. We are undergoing a full refurb this winter to bring our eclectic look in line with our wonderful food. Our food just keeps getting better and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was a real eye opener-in a number of ways. But the real plus is the food. My wife had roast duck. As good a duck dish as any we have eaten anywhere . My large rib on the bone was perfectly cooked. Made...More

Thank RicardoQld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight to go to a restaurant that is all about the food. The Asian half duck lives up to its stellar reputation - deep flavours in falling off the bone succulent meat - and a lot of it. The bed of tiny bok...More

Thank Lpofbrisbane
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Had dinner for 4 people here last night. Not the biggest or most varied menu, but the food we had was fantastic! Catered for GF also. Great wine list and local produce.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 May 2018

A must visit for the heart and history of food in Margaret River. Delicious menu of local treats with excellent service and the feeling of the restaurant that was created by the people of MR many years ago. The oysters with blue cheese are a...More

Thank Leaaaaaaaah
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Well when I saw this place from the outside, I was a little sceptical about what was I going to get. Well what a hidden gem this place is. I recently dined in lavo in Singapore which is 57 floors up( top floor of marina...More

1  Thank cdatravellers13
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Loved our dinner,the food was amazing,great cocktails and such friendly service. Can’t wait to visit again, oh and loved the mix matches furniture.

Thank Nitromel
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Questions & Answers
Candice W
12 December 2017|
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Response from Sarah G | Property representative |
Yes, we are. We have our usual a la carte menu. There is a 15$ surcharge for the Public Holiday, rest assured we use it to pay our wonderful staff what they deserve for working Christmas Day. there is a minimum charge of $75... More
9 October 2016|
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Response from Sarah G | Property representative |
Apologies for the delay! we only check this page every few days. This will be fine but, can you send us an email address so we can confirm that back to you? I cannot send you our email address as it will not let me include... More
1 August 2016|
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Response from Sarah G | Property representative |
Yes very family friendly.kids menu and highchairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$48
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Margaret River Region  >  Margaret River
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9757 3112
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We are Margaret Rivers oldest restaurant! and have been delighting both locals and visitors for over 26 years! Our look is character and eclectic although we have an extensive refurb planned for this winter (sept 2018) and our focus is all on the food, wine and service bringing you an unrivalled experience. We specialise in luxury cuts of free range meat with local wines, fresh seafood and Italian pasta as well as that famous Duck and Pork and that sought after 800g prime ribeye steak. With a reputation for excellent food and welcoming service, you'll find us at the top end of the main street in Margaret River and we are currently open from 5pm Tuesday to Saturday. We are Fully licensed and our great wine list is drawn from Margaret River local wineries. If you're looking for an exceptional dining experience to bring you back time and time again join us at The Arc of Iris and discover why we have been around for 26 years when so many others come and go.
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