A Sweet Tooth’s Guide To The Swan Valley

byHannah Howl
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If you love a sweet treat as much as we do then you’ll love this sweet tooth’s guide to the Swan Valley. Take a day out to explore this beautiful region and make sure to stop at each of these amazing spots to try some goodies.

The Margaret River Chocolate Company

One of the most popular destinations in the Swan Valley region is The Margaret River Chocolate Company. This delightful chocolate factory offers free entry and free chocolate tastings. You can even take a look through their viewing windows and watch all the chocolate products being made. Sit back and relax in their Chocolate Cafe where you can dine indoors or outdoors. If the weather is warm, their sun-deck offers a lovely view of the gardens and vines.

Breakfast and lunch is available every day of the week but if you’re only feeling snackish, try the delicious variety of cakes, desserts, chocolate fondues, drinks and chocolate themed goodies. Their sister company, Margaret River Providore, can be found on the same property and boasts an exceptional chocolate liqueur. However, if someone in the family prefers a savoury option, checkout their variety of award-winning wines, chutneys, preserves and olive oils.

Margaret River Chocolate Factory, Swan Valley

5123 W Swan Rd, West Swan


Lancaster Wines

Located directly across from the Margaret River Chocolate Factory is Lancaster Wines. We know what you’re thinking, how is wine sweet? But trust us their famous Sticky Shiraz is incredible and it is the perfect alcoholic option to satisfy your sweet tooth. This place is also home to some of the Swan Valley’s oldest vines. Head to their famous outdoor tasting shed and enjoy the beautiful vineyard while you chill at the bar. If you’re looking for a dash of savoury, curate a grazing platter from their mouthwatering selection of gourmet cheeses, meats and antipasto. As an added bonus they offer freshly shucked oysters every weekend!

Lancaster Wines, Swan Valley

5228 W Swan Rd, West Swan


Mondo Nougat

This family owned business is located in the Swan Valley and produces the world’s finest nougat using Australia’s finest ingredients. Made with their own family recipe, honey, almonds, macadamia and pistachio nuts are combined to create these delicious treats. Grab a free nougat sample and checkout the viewing area where you and the kids can watch the nougat being made. Don’t leave Mondo Nougat without dining in the cafe where you can try something from their selection of home made goodies. We suggest a delicious hot chocolate paired with their scrumptious gluten free nougat cheesecake. In the warmer months, their selection of ice cream options are sure to cool you down.

Mondo Nougat, Swan Valley

640 Great Northern Hwy, Herne Hill


Morish Nuts

Right next door to Mondo Nougat is another amazing family owned and run business, Morish Nuts, which has been around for 25 years and is a sweet spot for tourists visiting Perth. There is something for everyone as Morish Nuts offer a huge range of sweet and savoury goodies, including hot & spicy options as well as seasonal delights. Try their caramel or chocolate coated and coffee glazed nuts, or indulge in their delicious peanut brittle and peanut or macadamia crunch.

Morish Nuts also ensures that no one misses out with their huge selection of products that are free of lactose, preservatives, additives and colourants, including a complete gluten free range. If you can’t make it out to the Swan Valley, don’t fear – Morish Nuts has several other retail outlets located in Watertown, West Perth and the Fremantle Markets. Their products can also be bought online or found at special events like Australian Royal Shows and Field Days.

Morish Nuts, Swan Valley

640 Great Northern Hwy, Herne Hill


The House Of Honey & The Sticky Spoon Cafe

If you’re looking for some natural sweetness, The House Of Honey & The Sticky Spoon Cafe is the bee’s knees. This family owned business is a sanctuary for local bees and hives and their goal is to educate and raise awareness about how important bees are to ecosystems worldwide. They’ve been protecting and taking care of our bees for over 30 years and today they have 500 hives and 50 million bees! They offer exquisite raw honey, tastings, bee safaris, workshops, tours and more. At the Honey Shop you can find everything including pollen, royal jelly, mead, honey ice cream and giftware including handmade beeswax candles, and you can even see their bees at work in the observation hive. The House of Honey also has a buzzing cafe where you can dine surrounded by Lavender, Wisteria and David Austin Roses. Enjoy a sweet treat and a barista-made coffee here seven days a week.

House Of Honey, Swan Valley

867 Great Northern Hwy, Herne Hill


Stella Gelato

If you’re looking for somewhere to get a sweet refreshment during summer, Stella Gelato has the best gelato in the Swan Valley. Their gelato is made fresh everyday with the finest ingredients to create a variety of unique and wonderful flavours. If gelato isn’t for you, grab a coffee and try a gelato cake or one of their freshly made waffles. They also offer a selection of Italian pastries and an amazing lunch menu for those who are hungrier.

Stella Gelato, Swan Valley

7790 W Swan Rd, West Swan


Whistlers Chocolate Factory

Finish your sweet tooth’s tour of the Swan Valley at another amazing chocolate factory, Whistler’s Chocolate Company, who’ve been using recipes passed down through generations to make traditional chocolates and confectionery for over 50 years. This iconic brand represents Western Australia’s oldest chocolate company and has something for everyone. Producing the finest quality chocolate, their vast range of flavours includes rocky road, coconut rough, chocolate liquorice, chocolate snakes, handmade honeycomb and peanut brittles. Their cafe, showroom and gift store boasts free chocolate samples as well as a chocolate sculpture handmade by the chocolatier, and there is an enclosed garden area for kids to play in while you relax in the lounge room.

Whistlers Chocolate Company, Swan Valley

506 Great Northern Hwy, Middle Swan

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