Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co
Beer good food not up to expectations
Good venue still !!
This was our second time coming to Cheeky Monkey. We had a lovely time the first time and again this time. The food is lovely, great portions and beautiful views.
Great venue, plenty of shady, sunny or inside tables to choose from, the cheeseburger was delicious! Beer was outstanding!
Perfect location to enjoy some craft beers and very tasty food. Great views and pleasant staff.
Good food and drinks to choose from. Lovely setting for a relaxing afternoon lunch. Only complaint was the outside music was too loud and wasn’t very good !
awesome for kids
Service was good and staff were friendly
good selection of Drinks and food menu was extensive
Two major issues:
Ordered a steak sandwich Gluten and Dairy free, came out with no bun and no cheese was just a stack of meat. Cost the same as a normal burger no warning it would come bun less! Make me wonder if the GF pizza has a base.
Kids play area is not safe, has a gate in the fence that leads directly out to the dam. I did not notice the gate at first, with it closed you cannot see the gate, it looks secure right up to the bridge, but it’s not locked. Other kids let mine out and they were playing on the jetty.
Staff were rude when we asked about the steak sandwich.
Welcome was friendly. The table was black and sticky- had to wipe it a lot.
The food was very average, sour wings and not entree size as ordered. Salad was good.
Seafood was pasta - not clear on the menu.
Beef burger had a tiny piece of beef, mostly bacon.
Playground not undercover so closed, no alternative - Part of why we chose it was for the play ground. Disappointing as this was our only brewery/winery visit.
Food is amazing, staff very friendly.
Fish n Chips were good. Lots of fish. Steak sandwich was a decent size, with heaps of chips. Japanese platter ok, small for the $'s but tasty. Could of had more too it to be honest. But overall, great place. They also sell the best Shiraz Liqueur!. :)
loved the place. really good food. only my friend found piece of broken glass in her food so she could not finish hers. waiter apologised, however no substitute meal nor discount was offered.
Wonderful place with delicious food. We had an issue with a pizza as it didn't mention basil pesto sauce on the menu and our 15 year old has a nut allergy. Luckily she noticed before eating it and they happily changed her meal for her. Would definitely recommend and will return on our next holiday!
Really disappointing with the service and food.
Waited over an hour for our food and not even an apology for the delay when food arrived.. Food came out at all different times so others finished before other meals arrived.
Food was not worth the wait.
If there are wait times with food in future it would be courteous to let people know beforehand.
Staff looked all over the place and disorganised and too much snoke from the kitchen.
Beer was good. Food was OK but not best we had during our stay in Dunsborough area.
This was a good family venue with nice outdoor area and playground for the kids. Overall we found the service to be very slow considering they were not very busy. Two of the food options were not available either. The cheeseburger was delicious, however my husband ordered gluten free with no chips and this simply came as the burger with no bun and not even some extra salad to compensate for not having chips. The meals that were not available were replaced with a grilled fish burger which were not very nice and did not come out until everyone else at the table had eaten. The waitress did apologise for the delay and said they would give us some free drinks however this was never followed up or compensated for on the bill.
Hello LauraD Unfortunately we didn't have certain food options available, this was because of a supplier issue, completely out of our hands. Our menu is quiet informative with the no bun as our gluten-free option so i'm sorry if this was not clear for you. Please dont hesitate to inform us that you were told the drinks would be compensated for, on busy days sometimes things dont get passed on as quick, we would have amended the bill for you. Thanks for taking the time to give us feedback.
Arrived there to be told all that was on offer to eat was pizzas. Kitchen closed at 4pm apparently but there was no mention of this on their website, FB or IG. We walked in and waited where it said wait, to no avail as several staff just walked by and were not interested. No atmosphere at all and staff had zero interest in us being there. Wouldnt bother going back again.
Food and service was fantastic, combined with a chill vibe for the Easter Long weekend. I highly recommend you drop in and try both the beer and the food. Well worth a visit.
Beers where all excellent as was the food. The service was prompt and friendly. A great place for lunch or dinner.
Great food, excellent play space for the kids. Will come again next trip to Margs
Service : bar staff awesome
Wait staff: very helpful , but bit slow and wasn’t that busy
Food: fish overcooked , beef burger average in taste, fish burger is really yum , great chips
Beer: great brews !
Winery/shop: lots of stock. But I don’t agree with charging for wine tasting
Overall : nice outing
Exceded expectations lovely venue highly impressed
My preference is to eat without dogs, especially when they aren't quiet or seem aggressive as per our experience.
This venue is lovely and the food served was good. Unfortunately the menu is very average. Two very limited kids meal choices which were not cheap and very little variety on the rest of the menu. The menu lets everything else down!
Service was good - we were undercharged and they gave us icecreams for the kids because we pointed it out to them and fixed it up!
Impeccable and attentive service. So brilliant (for us) that it was booked out but not nearly as busy as it used to be pre-covid. Kids and adults all had a ball!
great views, friendly staff, yummy beer, food was bought out quick.
Sadly our beer bread was still frozen in the centre and therefore inedible, we did tell our wait staff but nothing was done about it.
We couldn’t move to a table outside even though many tables were remained empty throughout our visit at 11-1pm.
Found the whole experience underwhelming after 3 attempts to visit here prior to this had been unsuccessful. Lots of room for improvement.
Location, setting and portion size were great. Beer drinkers in group enjoyed what was on offer but non beer drinkers weren’t very well catered for.
Beautiful location, great food and service. Made it really easy dining with kids with the playground located so close but far enough to eat in peace.
Our grandchildren loved it there. Playgrounds lots of fun.
Great open areas to eat. We took our two dogs with us, there was no fuss at all. Great food as always.
3 steak sandwiches ordered and all cold - 3 cheese burgers ordered all cold
Food was great and service was served with a smile. Would definitely return, loved the table service aswell.
Serving sizes for the cost of meals is not good value for money plus pizza topping are light on. The range of the menu is also very limited compared with past times. We have been going to the Cheeky Monkey for several years and this will be our last. Our main reason for this is that we had a gift voucher and when it came time to pay, our meal was less than the voucher amount. I was advised that we could not be given the owing amount as change, which was not written anywhere on the voucher. Very disappointing and if I had have known I would have used it for our drinks earlier on but given we paid at the end of our visit there really wasn't an opportunity to use it. If this type of practice is to be adopted it should be clearly advised on the voucher. The voucher was $100 so the Cheeky Monkey received $100 when it was purchased. It is not right to then keep the change as that is double dipping and is totally wrong.
Hi TerrinaW, I truly am sorry you would never return to us. The reason we have a limited menu is because we are short staffed in the kitchen, this is out of our hands unfortunately. Regarding your voucher, your total bill came to $98 and you requested $2 in cash which we informed you we cannot provide, but we currently have the voucher with the remaining $2 that you are welcome to collect and use in either venues. Any further inquiries regarding this please call us and ask for Ariana Paul.
I recommended Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co Margaret River for a casual afternoon lunch.
Booked a tablet for 3.30pm and didn’t get told that the kitchen would close at 4pm until after 4pm!! So only had a choice of pizza till 5pm. At least we got that, thank goodness.
The place was open till 6pm - but last orders for drinks was a 5pm and by 5.30pm all the doors were shut and we were locked out in the garden, luckily a gate was available to leave, but I was really disappointed with the whole experience and will never go again.
Hi Tanya, The manager on duty that day made it known that we were closing a little earlier that day as there was only 3 tables remaining, and to exit via the gate. Sorry if this was a miscommunication most patrons were understandable of the early close. I dont think last orders at 5 pm is over the top at all. Most venues call last drinks so be able to give time for the staff to close down the venue, whilst monitoring patrons. feel free to call us to discuss further.
Thanks enormously Cheeky Monkey - was the best way to end our down south break. You made us feel very welcome, helped set up Ginger the Labrador with water and made her feel welcome. Service was top notch from all. Wait staff exceptional. Food was brilliant, came out super quick and ambience perfect. Beers were sensational as always. A great afternoon and will be recommending you to all. Paul
Great place to take kids. Good food. Amazing ginger beer!!! Only down side is that you can’t buy bottles of the ginger beer to take away!
Great place! Good value for money, beautiful scenery and atmosphere, and delicious food
Good food good beer good ambience polite staff will be back
Menu is getting smaller and smaller so if you don’t want pizza there’s not a lot to choose from. Nice enough outside. Playground is not visible from any of the tables I think which is great for other guests but not good for parents. Staff were lovely and meals were timely but we were there very early so not many patrons.
Always liked our visits here, service was great even though it was very busy! Would have loved a specials menu and a bit more seating near the playground, would happily go back
Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co is rated 3.9 stars by 144 OpenTable diners.
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