Settlers Tavern is where the essence of Margaret River’s culture is embodied in every sip, bite, and note of music.

Warm friendly hospitality 
Award winning bistro menu 
World class wine list
Over 50 wines by the glass 
Log fires in winter
Groovin’ tunes, live bands and DJs
Good vibes since 1977

Settlers Tavern is nestled at 114 Bussell Highway, conveniently positioned in the vibrant heart of Margaret River. You’ll find us on the main street, adjacent to the popular IGA shopping centre and Sidekick Cafe, making it easy to spot.


Front Bar

11:00am DAILY

Bistro Meals

Lunch - 11:45am - 3:00pm
Dinner - 5:00pm - 8:45pm

(except Christmas Day & Good Friday)
surcharge applies

Happy Hour

5.30pm - 6.30pm | Front Bar
(not available Public Holidays)

We highly recommend making a reservation, especially during busy times, to ensure we can provide you with the best possible dining experience. Click here to make a booking.

For groups over 10, please email directly.

We also welcome walk-ins and will do our utmost to accommodate you whenever possible.

Making a reservation at Settlers Tavern is easy! Simply book your table online by clicking here. Please note that we are unable to take bookings over the phone.

For groups of over 10 people, please email us directly at

Yes, we are open on public holidays except for Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Yes, we do apply a surcharge on public holidays to cover the additional staffing and operational costs.

Yes, we offer gift vouchers that make the perfect present for friends and family. They can be purchased here

We offer a diverse range of cuisine at Settlers Tavern, catering to various tastes and preferences. Our menu features internationally inspired dishes alongside pub favourites, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy. From mouthwatering burgers and hearty steaks to flavourful tacos and fresh seafood, our culinary offerings showcase the best of Margaret River’s local produce while also embracing global flavours. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are also available to cater to dietary preferences. Click here to view

While we provide numerous gluten-free options, we cannot guarantee a completely gluten-free environment for individuals with celiac disease. Please inform our staff when ordering about your dietary needs, and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Yes, absolutely!

Settlers Tavern provides takeaway food options for your convenience. Whether you’re on the go or prefer dining at home, you can enjoy our delicious meals by ordering online or visiting us in person. Indulge in your favourite dishes from Settlers Tavern wherever you are!

Yes, we do! Our menu includes a dedicated section just for kids, offering a variety of options to satisfy our younger guests. Additionally, to make their experience even more enjoyable, we provide colouring pages and crayons for our young friends while they wait.

Yes, well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome in our outdoor sitting areas. We have two options:

  • Front Verandah: Feel free to help yourself to a table.
  • Back Courtyard: Accessible through the bistro during normal bistro hours, check-in with our staff. Please mention your furry friend when booking a table, click here.

While we don’t offer formal wine tastings, we have an extensive wine list featuring over 40 wines by the glass and 600 wines by the bottle. Feel free to explore and discover new favourites, learn more.

Keep an eye on our social media channels or subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated on our latest promos.

Additionally, we have a loyalty program where you can earn points with every purchase, which can be redeemed for future purchases, valid at both Settlers Tavern &/or Sidekick Cafe. Ask our friendly staff for details.

Settlers Tavern is a licensed premise, and as such, we kindly request that children under the age of 18 remain seated at all times. Additionally, for their safety, children must be supervised by an adult and accompanied when walking through the bar or restaurant area.

We kindly ask that outside food not be brought in during our regular bistro hours to ensure that we can provide you with the best dining experience possible.

No, we don’t have a bottle shop.

However, all our wines are available for takeaway, and we also offer a limited selection of beer and spirits for takeaway. Feel free to ask our staff for more details!

Unfortunately, we do not offer accommodation at Settlers Tavern. However, there are numerous short-stay accommodation providers within walking distance.

If you need any recommendations, we would suggest contacting the Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association for assistance!

Yes, we do! Settlers Tavern has TVs in every room.

Feel free to ask our friendly staff if there’s something particular you’d like to watch, and we’ll do our best to accommodate your request.

We no longer offer betting services. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Yes, we offer Happy Hour from Monday to Friday, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Enjoy discounted beer, wine, and cocktails in the front bar and beer garden. Please note that Happy Hour is not available on public holidays.

Absolutely! With a TV in every room, we’re sure to have your favourite match on during normal operating hours.

For major events like AFL Grand Final, we even set up a projector in the bistro for an immersive viewing experience.

Yes, we do!

Settlers Tavern regularly hosts live entertainment. You can expect to enjoy performances from local musicians, touring artists and community events. Check our events calendar or ask our friendly staff for upcoming performances.

We’re thrilled that you’re interested in performing at Settlers Tavern! To enquire about gigging opportunities, please email We’re always eager to hear from talented musicians and bands.

Additionally, if you’re interested in filling a slot at one of our upcoming Open Mic Nights, please contact

Check out our Events Page for our full calendar, click here

For a comprehensive list of all our upcoming events, be sure to check out our Events page. Here you’ll find details on live music performances, special events, open mic nights, and more. Stay up-to-date with all the excitement happening at Settlers Tavern!

    We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land we are on, the Wadandi People, and their elders, past, present and emerging. We are committed to honouring the First Nations People’s unique cultural and spiritual relationship with the land and waters, and their rich contribution to the community and our society.