Taste of WA – Gascoyne Region

Catch a taste at local restaurants during August

When: 6 – 26 August 2018
Info: Carnarvon Visitors Centre at the Carnarvon Civic Centre in town, call (08) 9941 1146 or visit https://www.carnarvon.org.au

The Gascoyne is extending it’s celebration of amazing local food this August with a new initiative set to elevate the Gascoyne Food Festival buzz. Buy West Eat Best has teamed up with the Carnarvon Visitor Centre and Gascoyne Food Council to offer everyone in town a Taste of WA at a range of great local eateries. 

Participating venues will feature special dishes from August 9 to 26, loaded with the best of Gascoyne food to showcase the region to customers. 

The Port Hotel have upped the ante with three delicious options as listed below: 

  • Local Carnarvon Snapper (grilled or battered) served with chips and a local Morel citrus, rocket, dill and cucumber salad , together with a schooner of your favourite tap beer – $29.
  • Local crumbed Shark Bay Whiting served with chips and a salad with Mr Su’s local cherry tomato, Morel’s basil, red onion and a Big River Plantation lime house made mayonnaise, together with a schooner of Cider or a glass of wine – $29.
  • Local Frzop’s ‘Ya Killin Me’ stripy egg plant wedges, crumbed and served with a local herb aioli – $12.

Buy West Eat Best Program Manager Melissa Worthington is thrilled to extend their campaign further into the regions.  “It’s wonderful to see these Gascoyne venues championing fresh, seasonal produce through this initiative with the intention to encourage consumers to not only buy and support local food, but to also support the regions hospitality and food service sector too.”

“With these venues sourcing from local growers and producers and highlighting these ingredients on their menus, it creates an opportunity for dialogue with customers and a terrific platform to further showcase the unique and diverse environment of the Gascoyne region through food,” said Melissa.

Visitors are encouraged to stop by the Carnarvon Visitor Centre for a guide to the Taste of WA – Gascoyne Region plus pick up information on the Gascoyne Food Festival, Fruit Loop and more great ways to Catch a Taste of local food in the region. 

More Information: 

Participating Venues

Port Hotel Carnarvon 

35 Robinson Street, Carnarvon 


Sunsets Cafe at One Mile Jetty 

Annear Place Babbage Island, Carnarvon


Carnarvon Hotel 

121 Olivia Terrace, Carnarvon WA 6701


Carnarvon Weather

Sunday 10%
High 28° / Low 12°
A few clouds. Low 12C.
Tomorrow 0%
High 26° / Low 14°
Sunny. High 26C. Winds WNW at 15 to 30 km/h.