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Smallwater Estate

) #1 of 15 Restaurants in Donnybrook $$ - $$$ , , Gluten Free Options
52 Tramline Road | Newlands, Donnybrook, Western Australia 6239, Australia
+61 8 9731 6036
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (30 reviews)
“pie” (30 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
52 Tramline Road | Newlands, Donnybrook, Western Australia 6239, Australia
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 16 June 2017

This winery is a hidden gem nestled on a hillside in Newlands a few kilometres south of Donnybrook. The property was originally a marron farm, vines were subsequently planted and produced the first vintage in 2006. The menu is not extensive but certainly compliments the...More

Thank Dan L
John S, Owner at Smallwater Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi Dan, We all enjoyed the Goodies" visit as well, including the round of jokes!! It is always nice to see you guys enjoying your day out, and thanks for choosing Smallwater Estate this time. Cheers, John and the staff.

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Visited Cellar Door and enjoyed every wine we sampled, this was definitely one of the nicest wineries I've visited, good quality wines. The owner was lovely and very accommodating when we decided to stay for lunch and found us a table. Didn't feel pressured to...More

Thank sarahB7600VF
John S, Owner at Smallwater Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Hi Sarah, thanks for taking the time to review us in such a positive way:) Just remember that we can post any wine to you if you happen to run out before heading this way again.

Reviewed 3 June 2017

We visited the winery as 2 couples and were met by the owner John who was very friendly and informative and had great knowledge on the wine industry that he shared We sampled every wine produced by Smallwater estate and were very impressed by them...More

Thank Prest0n26
John S, Owner at Smallwater Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hi PrestOn26, thank you for taking the time to review us and share your experience. It is always nice to hear people have enjoyed our wines and to let us and other people hear that. We look forward to your next visit:)

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Lovely welcome by a lovely little Staffy very enjoyable wine tasting with John and topped off with a great lunch including taste plate and great sweets . Look forward to returning soon

Thank 111suem23
John S, Owner at Smallwater Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hi 111suem23, thanks for the positive post about our wines and food. I will pass the message onto Frankie (our little Staffy) she does enjoy greating people at the Cellar Door:)

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Dropped into Smallwater Estate for a late lunch and was amazed by the greeting that we got, was offered wine tasting and then a meal, I tried the ports which were absolutely divine, we sat down and our orders were taken, service was amazingly friendly,...More

1  Thank Grant H
John S, Owner at Smallwater Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Hi Grant H, We are so pleased you had such a pleasant experience at Smallwater Estate, and it is good to hear you will be back:) Yi Ling our chef does a wonderful job in the kitchen and is only to pleased to deal with...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

A great little winery tucked away in the hills. The wines are great quality and the lunch was a cracker to match!

Thank joshoakeycsm
John S, Owner at Smallwater Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us, and so pleased you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

What a great find! Both enjoyed their Marron Pie. Beautifully done Marron, creamy and very tasty with a pastry top. Wines have won many awards and a must try is their 2014 Zinfandel! Warm and friendly service, suitably impressed!

Thank Travelbug7273
John S, Owner at Smallwater Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi Travelbug7273, we are pleased you were impressed with both the wine and food. We hope to see you again if you are passing through.

Reviewed 25 March 2017

The winery has a nice verandah setting. We enjoyed the wine. Staff friendly. However the main courses on the lunch menu are expensive. Friends enjoyed their meals however the Marron Pie had limited amounts of Marron and tasted like a cream and Chardonnay Pie. The...More

Thank Jo G
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

To quote Molly..." Do yourselves a favour" This place is well worth the small drive off the main road ... a Diamond in the rough so to speak Warm welcomes from both Annie and John Peaceful, tranquil setting for lunch ... which was amazing by...More

1  Thank Kim L
John S, Owner at Smallwater Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi Kim L, thanks for the great review, and recommendation. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 March 2017

We Had their Marron Chardonnay pie and Marron salad.Started with baked ricotta entrée.Be warned 1 between 2 is plenty.Full of flavor and light was a great opener for the mains. I am not a particularily seafood person but would happily crawl from Perth to Donnybrook...More

Thank Les M
John S, Owner at Smallwater Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Hi Les, thank you for taking the time to review us, and we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Smallwater Estate and look forward to your return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$36
Cuisine
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Tramline Road | Newlands, Donnybrook, Western Australia 6239, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Donnybrook
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9731 6036
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