Is there anything better than the relaxed atmosphere of a country pub? With a drink in your hand and your friends by your side, a visit to a country pub can makes for a great night out, or a perfect break from road tripping!
In WA, we are blessed with the vast number of country pubs, each one unique and full of character. We’ve found our top ten country pubs in WA which you will definitely find charming and friendly!
Bootenal Family Tavern – Geraldton
If you’re looking for a pub with a twist the Bootenal Family Tavern located in Geraldton is definitely the one for you!
Not only is it one of the best sources of stand-up comedy, it also provides a great atmosphere for you and your family with a beautiful garden which is perfect for listening to live music. And if you’re sick of listening and want to be part of the action, the second Sunday of every month there’s a jam session where everyone is welcome to participate!
Sometimes when you’re road tripping the best thing you can do is have a break, a meal and a laugh!
Spencers Brook Tavern – Spencers Brook
Built in 1884 by local pioneer Thomas Wilding, this tavern is one of the best if you’re looking for a quiet night with great hearty food, they do a great Sunday roast! Check out the wonderful beer garden, shaded by Flooded Gum Trees and nearby the Spencers Brook. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking!
This Tavern is a very popular stop off point for tourists and day trippers exploring the Avon Valley because of its close proximity to Perth.
They don’t have a website, but this is the Facebook page!
Diver’s Tavern – Broome
Appealing to both locals and tourists, the Diver’s Tavern is perfect for anyone! It’s located within the tourist district of Cable Beach and provides a spectacular view of one of the world’s best beaches! What could be any better than that? It also comes equipped with plasma screen TVs, all the latest sporting fixtures and the regular live entertainment.
It’s air conditioned throughout – so the perfect place to cool off if you need a break from driving! There’s friendly staff, great food and did we mention the view? Had to be on our list!
Northam Tavern – Northam
The Northam Tavern was built in 1871 and has gained the reputation of becoming one of the town’s favourite pubs! It also made our top ten list too!
They also have a drive through to pick up some refreshments for later on, and even a function room!
The restaurant is called “Northam on Fitzgerald” which is has excellent food and friendly service, with heaps of meal deals and some great Aussie pub food.
Jennacubbine Tavern – Jennacubbine
Best known for its succulent steaks and delicious salad bar, the Jennacubbine Tavern is a definitely the place for a great night out if your in the area!
This tavern was built in 1902 by Archie Sydney Webb and has grown into a much loved establishment with friendly service, great dining rooms, outdoor seating and a beautiful garden. Visit them for a refreshing ice cold beer on tap – only for the passengers!
Albany Hotel – Albany
The Albany Hotel provides you with a great atmosphere filled with endless chatting and laughing! Conveniently located within the centre of town, by visiting this fantastic tavern you’re guaranteed a night full of generous food servings and a great selection of beer on tap. The staff are helpful and attentive to any of your needs.
They claim to be the oldest hotel in WA, built in 1835 and have 2 bars, TAB and pool tables. Great for a nice break from road tripping!
Grace’s Tavern – Exmouth
For whatever you have planned for your night out, Grace’s Tavern can look after you! They serve both lunch and dinner for great prices and have state of the art air conditioning and entertainment system so you can easily relax.
Great food, great staff and the location – how could you go wrong? They even do breakfast and happily cater for vegetarians.
Come down and grace everyone with your presence next time you’re in Exmouth!
Check out their Facebook page!
Judd’s Pub – Kalgoorlie
Judd’s Pub is upstairs at the Kalgoorlie Hotel and definitely one of the best places to be on a Friday night when you’re in Kalgoorlie! Not only is it a fun place for both locals and tourists to meet, Judd’s also offer’s regular live music featuring the best live bands in the area!
The restaurant offers some great quality food at affordable prices, including daily meal deals. There’s no shortage of pubs in Kal, but this one gets our tick of approval!
Gilgai Tavern – Kalbarri
The Gilgai Tavern prides itself on friendly and personal experience to ensure that all patrons leave with a smile on their faces. They also ensure that that their beer system is always well maintained so there’s always a cold drop! With their tasty food and relaxed atmosphere which keep the locals coming back, the Gilgai Tavern will ensure that your time in Kalbarri is happy and memorable.
Check out their Facebook Page!
Settler’s Tavern – Margaret River
Rub shoulders with winemakers, families, locals, surfers and tourists alike at this busy pub in Margaret River. The Tavern serves its full menu all day, every day inside or outside in the heated beer gardens. Great Aussie pub food is plentiful here, so it’s a great place to re-fuel the stomach!
Wine lovers can also find something interesting from the award winning wine list with many local wines available by the glass as well as featuring esoteric and harder to find wines. After all – you are in Margaret River, WA’s most popular wine region!
If you’re in town on Friday and Saturday nights the Tavern transforms into a top entertainment venue and has played host to numerous local, national and international artists. The Sunday Session lives on here with live blues/roots every week boasting a family friendly atmosphere.
These pubs are all very friendly and charming which will make sure that your night out will certainly be one to remember! Stop by our Facebook page and let us know where your favourite country pubs are!