Retail and Dining

Carlyles Function Centre

The Forts Store Boutique

Located within the historic grounds of the heritage listed Princess Royal Fortress, the Forts Store is a boutique shopping experience that offers a variety of giftware, local produce, artisan products, books, jewellery and an impressive range of hard to find militaria collectibles. The Forts Store is also directly adjacent to the award winning National Anzac Centre and offers an array of commemorative memorabilia.

You can contact The Forts Store Boutique at or (08) 6820 3128

Garrison Restaurant

Located next to the National Anzac Centre Garrison is a family owned and run restaurant, bar and cafe that overlooks one of the most breathtaking views in Albany; the historic King George Sound and Princess Royal Harbour.

The Garrison menu reflects the seasons so that the very best produce from the Great Southern is on offer; meaning the best local meat, poultry, fish, and organic fruit and vegetables. Garrison works alongside local vineyards in order to source an extensive wine list, including your favourite wines from vineyards and wineries in the local area. Garrison hosts a small bar with an array of wines, bottled beer, spirits and a classic cocktail list.

Whether you are popping in for a coffee with friends, wining and dining someone special, or treating the family to a celebratory champagne lunch; Garrison can cater for any occasion. Garrison is also available to be booked for events ranging from small family gatherings to corporate functions and weddings. For bookings and enquires visit the Garrison Restaurant website.

Carlyles Reception Centre

Set atop Mt Adelaide and originally built in 1895, Carlyles was designed as the residence of the Fort's Commanding Officer. Featuring the traditional styles of the day, such as intricate mouldings and skirtings plus high ceilings and of course a fireplace for every room. Commanding an uninterupted view across Lake Seppings, over to the Stirling Ranges, Carlyles is surrounded by natural bushland and green lawns.

Carlyles Commander's Room can be set up for dinner, conference and presentations, cocktail parties may also be arranged with ease. And of course the all-weather covered verandah is available for all those extra guests. Carlyles Reception Centre is a privately operated business and not open for daily trade however bookings and enquiries can be made via the Carlyles Reception Centre website.


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