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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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“duck” (191 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (47 reviews)
“steak” (90 reviews)
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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 yesterday

Not much better than pub food but dressed up at higher prices. The service was unattentive and we were served the wrong variation of a dish we ordered. We didn't send it back or complain but the charge was still incorrect and higher. We pointed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bathbiggles
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

Date of visit: February 2018
1  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 2 days ago via mobile

I ordered the garlic prawns which are tasteless because of them being frozen out of the bag which are just like any pub meal! And more like scrimps. But my friend ordered the fish, that’s good and well presented. Hopefully they’ll get better as they’ll...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pashjakarta
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just opened and decor is great. However charging $14 for a glass of average wine is over the top - even for Margaret River! The share plate option doesn't really work and lacks imagination - who wants to share a baked potato!More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Woodenpenguin
Sarah G, Owner at Arc of Iris, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sorry that you were not happy with the wine. It is actually a much awarded chardonnay from a local winery. There are chePer ones of course but that ine is a firm favourite. Tbere seems to be a bit of confusion as the jacket potatoe...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Very friendly staff - excellent quality food and wine. The chef came out and discussed our choices with us. The steak was very high quality and quite well priced

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Aussietraveller35
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good but somehow expected more from this place that has been here a while Service good nice atmosphere nice decor inside .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sallygh
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food is great and reasonably priced! Definitely recommend it if you are in Marg River 👌👌👌We had the pasta, lamb hotdog and waffles and they were awesome. Throughly enjoyed it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 755pixieq
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place on tripadvisor and it was suggested that a book shouldn’t be judged by its cover. Too right. Until you actually step down into this place it doesn’t have a great deal of kerb appeal. Once in, it’s fine. The food is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lukajoreb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant in the centre of the town. The steaks were beautifully cooked and service was first class.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank V4171JUdavide
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Arc of Iris a few years ago and had the 700g steak which was amazing. This time I went for the duck dish and my partner had the 200g steak. We enjoyed the food very much and could not fault the flavours. Generous portions...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michelle P
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Questions & Answers
7 October 2018|
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Response from Ca87Ned | Reviewed this property |
We don’t have a set time to close the kitchen, it depends on the season and how busy it is on a night and what time the last booking is. If you are unsure, just give us a call. Thanks!
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$47
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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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