You’ve already scoured Perth for amazing accommodations, now you’re onto the food. What do you eat? Where do you go? Is there a specific cuisine that you should sample? If you’re looking for some of the best restaurants and bars in Perth, then we’ve got the perfect list for you.
From fine dining Modern Australian restaurants and European canteens to Asian eateries and some of the city’s well-loved bars, you definitely can’t go wrong with one (or more) of these 15 must-visit places!
Nowhere else will you find a menu inspired by the six seasons of the indigenous Noongar calendar. Throw in an excellent roof-top view and superb service, and you’ve got a definite winner.
COMO The Treasury, Level 4/1 Cathedral Ave, Perth WA 6000, Australia
2. Co-Op Dining
This restaurant’s philosophy is to showcase locally-sourced ingredients by treating them with the utmost respect they deserve, and by presenting them in an artistic way. You eat with your eyes first, after all.
2/11 Regal Pl, Perth WA 6004, Australia
This modern Australian restaurant manages to combine Asian and European flavors using local ingredients to create unique West Australian dishes. Their meticulous food presentation and excellent service make it a great place for lunch or a date night out.
6 The Esplanade, Perth WA 6000, Australia
4. Petite Mort
Boasting dishes that feature a modern take on classic French cuisine, this is the place to go if you want to savor sophisticated plates of food that are jam-packed with flavor.
225 Onslow Rd, Shenton Park WA 6008, Australia
There’s one place that’s known for good pasta, and this place is it. Classic pasta dishes with bold northern Italian flavors, this humble little osteria is jam-packed with customers who keep coming back for more.
5/97 Rokeby Rd, Subiaco WA 6008, Australia
This relaxing beach eatery with its authentic Italian dishes, wide-reaching wine list, and sunset views is a favorite for those in the Cottesloe area.
88 Marine Parade, Cottesloe WA 6011, Australia
Tucked away in Leederville, this Spanish-inspired resto is known for its amazing tapas, wines, cheeses, churros and more. Fun fact: “duende” means elf in Spanish!
662 Newcastle St, Leederville WA 6007, Australia
With its farm-to-table philosophy, this restaurant-slash-bakery makes everything in-house from their pickled preserves to fresh bread.
43 Pakenham St, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia
9. Long Chim
David Thompson’s well-beloved restaurant is a high-volume eatery for just about anyone for any occasion. The bold Thai dishes pack a punch of flavor, and the grungy Thai-inspired murals on the walls add to the ambiance of the venue.
State buildings, Barrack St &, St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000, Australia
Located in an old bus garage, this place serves up some of the best and most authentic Levantine (Middle Eastern) dishes in Western Australia.
222 Queen Victoria St, North Fremantle WA 6159, Australia
Named after Hong Kong’s popular newspaper, this fun and fresh eating house is known for its flavorful Southeast Asian street-food style dishes.
Brookfield Place Print, Hall – Level 1/125 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000, Australia
A luxe take on steakhouse dining, this place’s sides and desserts are just as good as its main courses. Get a steak or a seafood dish, or better yet, go with a friend and get both!
Crown Casino, Crown Perth, Great Eastern Hwy, Burswood WA 6100, Australia
13. Swallow Bar
Vintage seats, art deco designs, regular live jazz performances, and impeccable French cuisine are some of the highlights of this place.
198 Whatley Cres, Maylands WA 6051, Australia
14. Lalla Rookh
This place is a popular haunt for after-work drinks. The satisfying and lively Italian dishes and excellent drinks are what make Lalla Rookh a crowd favorite.
77 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000, Australia
15. Must Winebar
With a pretty solid wine list and tantalizing bites reminiscent of French bistro cuisine, this place is a self-confessed ‘little slice of Paris’.
519 Beaufort St, Highgate WA 6003, Australia
Have we made your decision even harder? Or have you found the restaurant you want to try out next? Leave us a comment and let us know below!