A name that will be familiar with Spanish cuisine lovers, the Rustico brand is well known for their Rockingham Beach venue, and at Hay Shed Hill, diners can sample their renowned tapas dishes and world-class Mediterranean cuisine, paired with some of Australia’s best vintage wines, right in the heart of the Margaret River wine region. Found on Harmans Mill Road and open every day for lunch, Rustico at Hay Shed Hill is famous for its six course degustation menu that comes with matching wines, the perfect way to spend a special afternoon in Wilyabrup – you’ll need to reserve a place well before you go, but it’s worth it many, many times over.
The Margaret River wine region is a special part of the country – both geographically and culinarily – and very, very few places encapsulate the beauty of it all as perfectly as Rustico at Hay Shed Hill. Those are lofty words, but they should come as no surprise to anybody who finds the name of this gorgeous countryside venue on Harmans Mill Road familiar: Rustico, the award-winning, fine-dining Spanish tapas bar at Rockingham Beach, meets Hay Shed Hill, one of the most established and respected boutique wineries that have helped build the global reputation of Margaret River vineyards since the 1970s. The result is a dining experience unmatched in the Wilyabrup Valley, and hard to beat anywhere in Margaret River – stunning Spanish dishes using premium local produce, creatively presented and expertly paired with some of the country’s very best vintages.
Whether you go for the six course degustation menu with matching wines, or select a range of small-tapas style plates to share around the table, Rustico at Hay Shed Hill on Harmans Mill Road offers a Mediterranean dining experience like no other in Western Australia, even boasting the biggest selection of European cheeses in the region. Just as popular with Wilyabrup locals looking to spend a relaxing afternoon or treat a loved one to a special meal as it is with visitors exploring the Margaret River wine region, Rustico at Hay Shed Hill attracts guests from all over for lunch on a daily basis. To guarantee a table, making a reservation in advance is strongly advised.
We loved the casual yet very efficient staff, the food was amazing and we had to go for a little walk before dessert, so generous were the degustation servings. All good and we will be back!
Nice venue in a fantastic location. The weather certainly contributed to this experience. Staff well trained and very Accomodating. Food and wine almost perfect. We tried the degustation menue. Coming back for more.
Best degustation menu we have had the food wine combination was top class the ambiance good and the service Very good all round could not fault