You will never want to dine any other way again
01
Eat Oysters At A Dining Table In The Sea

Wade out to one of the most exclusive tables in the world. Guests at Saffire Freycinet can eat oysters plucked fresh from the bay and served to them directly at their table. You don’t have to do a thing. Just sip a glass of crisp Australian wine and leave your chef to do the shucking.

Saffire Freycinet Oyster Shucking

02
Join A Bush Food Tour

From billy goat plums to red bush apples, your aboriginal guide will show you some of the riches of that you can find in the Kakadu National Park. Want to try more? Visit the aboriginal food festival each May – A Taste of Kakadu, where we you can see cooking demonstrations using native ingredients.

03
Book Into A Celebrity Chef Pop-Up Dining Room

Each November, the world’s best chefs descend upon Western Australia to cook an array of mouthwatering dishes for guests in unique dining rooms. The Gourmet Escape will start in Swan Valley, then Perth and will finally arrive in Margaret River. You could be enjoying dishes upon golden sands in a private cove or among the vines of a winery. Previous chefs have included Monica Galetti, Nigella Lawson and Rick Stein.

Margaret River Gourmet Festival

04
Enjoy The Ultimate Progressive Dinner

Wish that perfect meal could last a little longer? Then snap up a ticket for the Lovedale Long Lunch in May - a progressive dinner through the vineyards of Hunter Valley. Enjoy your starter at the first winery, your entrée in the second and dessert in the third. And don’t forget to sample a few award-winning wines along the way.

05
Hunt For Truffles In Margaret River

For a farm-to-plate experience this is hard to beat. Join two highly trained truffle dogs as they snuffle through the undergrowth to find the cuisine world’s most prized treasures – black and white truffles. Then celebrate your success with a truffle tasting session and delicious award-winning wine.

Black truffles

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