Albany holds one of the richest, most undiscovered wine and food regions in Australia. Why not inspire your inner foodie with a regional tour of local wine and fresh food producers finishing with a fine dining experience at HideAway Haven.
Start your culinary journey with a visit to either The Albany Farmers Market or The Albany Boatshed Markets , where you can taste test various produce, sample some local wines and purchase local fresh produce.
Spend a few hours visiting local producers who will explain the finer points of growing their produce in our region. Visit Eden Gate Blueberry and Micro Green Farm and pick your own berries. Try some of their Blueberry Port or Blueberry Vinaigrette. Marshall’s Asparagus Farm is just a short drive away. See how asparagus grows, and cut your own. Wander through the many acres of raspberries, black berries, boysenberries and so many more.
Try a platter of local fresh produce at the The Lake House, GOLD winner WA Tourism Awards for Excellence in Food Tourism, for their Vino Foods in Denmark or Oranje Tractor chosen by HRH Prince Charles to visit because of their passion to sustainable farming. Or maybe a traditional Indian Curry at The Curry Leaf by the chef who has cooked for the Queen. Spice up your life with a master-class and learn how to spice up your everyday cooking at Pepper and Salt Restaurant
Enjoy the experience of inspired dishes that nurture the heart and soul using fresh seasonal produce at Pepper and Salt Restaurant, cook your own meal in Nilla's kitchen where she is bringing back the tradition of making pasta and Italian food passed down through generations or excite your taste-buds and learn how to make delicious and easy RAW food meals in the HideAway Haven's kitchen with Hayley.
Enjoy a lunch or cooking class at Kirby's at Rickety Gate Winery. They recently won two prestigious awards: Gold Plate Award – ‘Best Restaurant in a Winery – Regional Western Australia’ and Best Restaurant in a Winery – Western Australia – Savour Excellence Awards. The chef's philosophy towards food is to keep it fresh, keep it simple and simply cook with the basics to enhance and enrich the natural flavours.
Enjoy the world class views that stretch across King George Sound to the ocean and a dining experience that highlights the best of our regions produce at Garrison Restaurant & Bar. The head chef trained in the Michelin Star awarded establishment Le Manoir au Quat Saisons with Raymond Blanc. Due South's dedication to sustainable produce is reflected in use of a hand crafted flour mill which is used to turn local grain into flour for using in their in house bakery and their specialist butcher dry ages and cures all their meat in house to produce steaks, sausages, and cured meats of the highest quality.
With a passion in what they do, love, respect & appreciate their animals, you will love Shipley's produce. They pride themselves that their animals are raised in the most ethical way. Shipley's farm is a mixed farming enterprise producing Beef, Lamb, Hogget, Pork and Chicken. Open Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays from 9-4 for farmgate sales.
Albany's unspoilt landscapes, stunning weather, sunshine and crisp pure air produce an incredibly wide variety of fresh produce. Our chef's are able to stretch their culinary wings with exciting ingredients, fresh local produce and fusion cooking.