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    Martin Pavey Designs: Exquisite timber work

    by al2401 Updated Nov 8, 2013

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    This some of the most exquisite woodcraft I have ever seen. The designer uses the local timbers - Karri, Marri, Jarrah and Sheoak to create the most amazing art - both useful and decorative. His bowls are fantastic - but well above my price range for this trip.

    What to buy: If you are interested in a unique timber bowl or showpiece this is the place. There are also smaller items. I bought a 40 year calendar mounted in beautiful Karri wood.

    What to pay: from $20 - $ thousands

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    Margaret Riveria: ideal for the savory person

    by sirgaw Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    It was a friend who strongly suggested that we stop in the little town of Cowaramup on our way to Margaret River and experience "Margaret Riviera" - glad we did and particularly me who really enjoys savoury treats.

    The shop is full of great things to eat from local producers as well as tableware, cook books, gifts and others. They also have the largest selection of local and imported cheeses in the south west of WA and there was my mission - to try and then purchase genuine English Stilton Cheese as a gift for my English born father. I'm sad to report that the purchase did not make it back to Perth as, well, um, I confess I ate it and therefore had to return to the shop to buy more - this time safely under lock and key with Lady Gaw holding the key.

    There are samples of local olives, pickles and other treats including bread to be dipped into olive oil, then balsamic vinegar and finally into an opened bowl of Dukkah - a great pre-dinner snack. The Dukkah was so good I just had to buy a jar of it to take home.

    Although expensive, the shop is well-worth a visit while enjoying all that the Margaret River region has to offer.

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    Floyds of Margaret River

    by keeweechic Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    I love going in this store when I am down in Margaret River, you will never know what you will find. Lloyds started as a hardware store but they are far from being in that category now. Inside the store you will find all kinds of things for the home - kitchenware, gifts, camping and fishing goods, whatever you can think of.

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    Margaret River Bookshop: Best Books in Margs

    by arianne_1504 Written Jun 27, 2010

    Relaxed bookshop, come internet cafe. Stop by for a chat with the helpful owners, and grab yourself a cuppa. A really great range of books - I always find at least one book here.

    Look out for special events.

    Open 7 days a week.

    What to buy: Books of course!

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    Margaret River Gallery (MRG): amazing array

    by sirgaw Written Mar 27, 2009

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    One of hundreds of art objects for sale

    Almost next door to Margaret Rivers famous bakery and the Melting Pot Glass Studio is the amazing Margaret River Gallery, where it is room after room of works of art from established and emerging artists from Western Australia.

    As cheap skates we managed to "just browsing thanks" to the pretty sales person, who was more than happy to let us browse in peace, perhaps in the full knowledge that we might buy something.

    We saw works of art, sculpture, jewellery and finely crafted wooden fine furniture and I'd suggest a visit in excess of an hour to really appreciate what is on offer - even if you are in the cheap skate category yourself and manage to keep your hands in your pocket and away from the wallet and credit card.

    Like the next door Melting Pot Glass Studio, the MRG can assist for freight to your destination and the shop is open 7 days.

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    Melting Pot Glass Studio: for glass at its best

    by sirgaw Written Mar 27, 2009

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    Just some of the range.

    Almost next door to Margaret Rivers famous bakery and the Margaret River Gallery is an amazing shop and glass studio - Melting Pot.

    There is an extensive and ever changing array of glass goodies for sale and, with gold coin donation, visitors can watch glass blowing demonstrations (it was too hot in there for us, so we stayed in under the shops aircon).

    The array of glass items is amazing and ranges from the functional wine goblets to very expensive works of art that could be shown in a gallery. We very nearly blew our budget and thought very seriously about purchasing a hand blown glass ornament. We found the staff very knowledgeable and helpful and there is a postage and packing service available for purchases "back home" where ever that might be.

    Well worth a browse in Melting Pot, which is open 7 days a week 9.30am - 5pm with glass blowing demonstrations Tues - Sat.

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    Candy Cow: for the sweet tooth

    by sirgaw Written Mar 25, 2009

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    It was a friend who strongly suggested that we stop in the little town of Cowaramup on our way to Margaret River and experience the Candy Cow - glad we did.

    Brightly coloured and full of yummy, tempting sweet treats, The Candy Cow is a treat for the eyes as well as the mouth. Extensive range of chocolate, honeycrunch using West Australian honey, fudge, nougat and lots of types of candy. They even have a selection of gobstoppers in various mouth sizes - an ideal gift to keep a mouth from talking (photo included - I bought 9 for one person - LOL).

    There are free samples of their made on the premises fudge (30 varieties) and Lady Gaw just had to have the chocolate jaffa fudge. It was so good that the ants at our accommodation were lined up for a try too. Each morning at 11am there is a "Honeycrunch Making Show" and you get to chose your own piece to take home, that's if it lasts that long.

    Warning: This shop is NOT for those on a diet.

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    Gallery of Wine Art, Brookland Valley Winery: Not only wine

    by TheWanderingCamel Updated Dec 14, 2008

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    Watched over by a faun

    Set down by a little brook amid beautiful gardens, Brookland Valley Winery not only makes delicious wines and serves excellent food at their restaurant overlooking the lake, it also has one of the prettiest shops for those feeling in need of a little retail therapy. Housed in a seperate building from the restaurant, the Gallery of Wine Art (forget about the silly name) stocks charming wine and food-related items and gifts sourced from all over the world as well as providing wine tasting and cellar door sales.

    Before you leave the winery, be sure to take a walk by the lake where the antique bronze sculpture of Pan that features on the winery's labels plays his flute.

    What to buy: Elegant homewares from all around the world, delicious preserves, the latest recipe books, gorgeous Florentine soaps, Reidel wine glasses, their own fine wines ....

    What to pay: $5 -$500

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    Lloyds: Shopping Basket Intrigue

    by arianne_1504 Written Oct 2, 2006

    If you love trawling the isles for that special bargain, you cannot go past Lloyds in the main street of Margaret River. Lloyds has lots. Candles, gifts, jewellery, camping gear, ceramics, homewares, toys, gardenware, art, local crafts etc. I always stop in a Lloyds whenever I'm in Margaret River. Make sure you go right to the back of the shop as well as there's more wonderful treasures in there!

    What to pay: Lloyds is a fantastic bargain basement.

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    Lemon Lime and Aromatic Bitters

    by robertgaz Updated Sep 17, 2006

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    Lemon Lime and Aromatic Bitters

    This Lemon Lime and Bitters is for those who want to cut back on carbohydrates without losing the flavour.

    This refreshing soft drink from Margaret River Beverages is made with half the sugar yet with all the great taste.

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    Chilli Cola with Lime

    by robertgaz Written Sep 17, 2006

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    Chilli Cola with Lime

    Margaret River Beverages is a boutique operation that produces premium quality gourmet soft drinks.

    Their drinks are aimed at adults who are looking for great tasting but non-alcoholic beverages.

    Add chilli extract to cola with a splash of lime and you get a drink that bites the tongue and lingers warmly at the back of your throat.

    Chilli Cola with Lime is a really "hot" drink!

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    Cape Lavender Pale Ale

    by robertgaz Written Sep 17, 2006

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    Cape Lavender Pale Ale

    Can you imagine this... your neighbour (who grows lavender) is sharing a beer with you (which you happen to brew) after a long day of picking lavender flowers... and he is gloomy about being able to sell his crop due to falling prices... so after a few beers you both wonder if it is possible to make an ale using the lavender... then after some more beers you both decide to give it a whirl anyway... well... I made that part up but I was wondering what on earth could possess anyone to try making an ale using lavender flowers???

    The end result which is made by Wicked Ale Brewery, is an ale that tastes a lot like lavender potpourri... not that my taste buds have ever experienced anything like this... but I imagine that is what lavender potpourri would taste like if you were silly enough to try it... Cape Lavender Pale Ale has a long bitter, floral lavender palate softened somewhat by a dash of honey.

    You may have gathered (correctly) that this is not one of my favourites but like any new food you must try it for yourself. 2/5 (for originality)

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    Wils Pils

    by robertgaz Written Sep 17, 2006

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    Wils Pils

    Wills Pils is a very "hoppy" beer made by Bootleg Brewery at Margaret River. It has a floral bouquet and a dry bitter finish. Using rainwater also gives this beer a soft texture and is easy drinking at 4.9% alcohol. 4/5

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    The Candy Cow

    by keeweechic Updated Mar 28, 2005

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    Next to Margaret Riviera Shop in Cowaramup is the Candy Cow. Another popular hangout in the area. They have freshly made honeycomb which is demonstrated 1.00am Monday to Friday and you can sample much of the locally made confectionary such as fudge and nougat. They also sell local wine and produce.

    Open 10.00am - 5.00pm 7 days a week. (closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day).

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    The Old Shed

    by keeweechic Updated Mar 28, 2005

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    Then you go through the back of Floyds into the Old Shed (as its called) and you will be confronted with anything from windchimes, statues, an assortment of various Asian styled pieces and fabrics, crafts, furniture. It really is a treasure trove.

    Lloyds is open weekdays 8.30am-5.30pm. Sat 8.30am-3pm and Sun 10am-1pm.

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