How do you take your coffee?

What is a good road trip without stopping to try the local coffee and cake? Coffee is not a luxury in Australia, it is a daily lifestyle, a necessity that is easily accessible in most places (if you know where to look!). Below is a delicious guide to coffee (and cake and other yummy food!) in the Wheatbelt Way!

Dowerin Bakery Café

The Dowerin Bakery is impossible to walk past now that fresh bread, pastries, pizzas, and pies are cooked daily (Monday – Saturday). There is an alfresco eating area on our main street or dine inside and enjoy some fantastic country customer service from proprietor’s Rachel, Lee, and Shane.


Bringing something new you can now also get Hampers for your Wheatbelt Way Road Trip! These need to be pre-order with a minimum 48hrs notice. They can work with any dietary requirements and budget, so just give them a call 08 9631 1031 or send an email dowerinbakery@hotmail.com


Dowerin Roadhouse

The Dowerin Roady is a one-stop-shop for take away food, coffee, or a dine-in meal. From sandwiches to steaks or kebabs to cappuccinos the Dowerin Roadhouse offers a delicious range of food and drinks 7 days per week.


Koorda IGA

Call in at the Koorda IGA for a coffee and a selection of cakes and pastries that are in the counter display daily! Open 7 days a week the Koorda IGA offers a variety of fresh fruit and veg, lunches, breakfast, coffee, and all your shopping needs.


Beacon Co-op

Visit our cafe at the Co-op to enjoy a variety of tasty Sandwiches, Toasties, Wraps, Burgers, Pies, Cold Drinks, Coffee, Cakes, Muffins, Tarts + more! Made to order. To call ahead and place an order, phone 96861057


KCs Café, Bencubbin

“Great food, great coffee, friendly people, great little town.”

Small but lovely cafe you can either sit down or take-away Fiori coffee, burgers, chicken hamburgers or steak, fish and chips, toasted sandwiches, also attached to the cafe is a small shop with electrical goods welders and welding wire and other bits and bobs. Be sure to call in here if passing through or staying in town.


Mukinbudin Café

“Good coffee and food in street cafe”

This little cafe is a great place for coffee, lunches and evening meals. Friendly staff, good food and evening meals were great. Dine-in or Take-away. Ice, eftpos facilities, and fresh bread rolls!


Trayning Hotel Cafe

Is open from Wednesday to Saturday 9 am – 1 pm and has a range of coffee, cake and takeaway food options.


Westonia Co-op and Café

Are open Mon to Friday and Saturday Mornings and have the Rubra coffee in our machine which is a nice rich one.  They also do a range of food options which can be dine-in or takeaway our these are all available from 10.30 am till 2.00 pm. The Hamburgers are popular with the miners as are our Chicken Snitzel burgers and who can go past the Fish & chips or Seafood Basket?


Westonia Gallery Café

Hidden coffee gem

Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch! This is a small, inviting cafe in beautiful historical Westonia street. Great food, service, and atmosphere. Dog friendly with outdoor seating. Definitely a must-visit on your way through the area. Pauline and Dennis are very friendly and are helpful with advice about the town and the region.


Wegners Rural, Nungarin

This is a popular meeting place in town where you can purchase essential food supplies while traveling through Nungarin or staying at the local caravan park. Stop and enjoy a coffee in the alfresco area. If you are there on the first Sunday of the month it is a great spot to stop, sit, and watch the goings-on at the Wheatbelt Markets.


Wyalkatchem News, Lotteries Cafe

Wylie’s World Class Coffee – Fred and Dawn await your custom at Wylie News and Lotteries Café, for that must have freshly made speciality holiday coffee. What to choose? To name a few – Cappuccino (with lots of chocolate of course); Macchiato; Caramel late; Espresso or a personal favourite- AFFOGATO!!! Go the ‘whole hog’? You can’t beat Dawns delicious homemade food and cakes. Wyalkatchem – STRANGE NAME BEAUT PLACE and FAB COFFEE!

So hopefully that gives you a few ideas on where to stop for coffee (and cake and more!) when in the Wheatbelt Way. Remember to check up-to-date opening times for these businesses on the Wheatbelt Way website or just give them a call and ask!


Stay informed while you drive the Wheatbelt Way trail