Perth restaurant, cafe & bar reviews

On this page you’ll find a list of all my Perth restaurant reviews. Not everything written is a recommendation, all blog posts are based on our experience so have a read and try for yourself.  There’s also lots of restaurants, bars and cafes where I love but haven’t had time to write a full blog post about, check out my Top 5 Perth Eats or follow me on facebook / twitter / instagram to hear about these.

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Perth Restaurant Reviews

baby friendly spots

Hobart Street Deli, North Perth
Yahava Koffeeworks, Swan Valley
Blue Lotus Cafe inside Waldecks Karrinyup
Sherbet, Maylands
Sprolo, South Perth – blog post in the making
Whistler’s Chocolate Factory, Middle Swan

burger bars

Alfred’s Kitchen, great for a late snack by the bon fire – go here for a real burger, Guildford
BB a pop up, 2014 August/September Top 5 Perth Eats – love the brioche buns here, Mount Lawley
Burger Bistro, alcoholic drinks avail, Leederville
Flipside Burgers, delivers up to Mechanic Inc, love the chips, Northbridge
Jus Burgers, gourmet burgers using WA produce, Leederville, Subiaco & Freo
Missy Moos, gourmet burgers using WA produce, Mt Hawthorn & South Freo
Novembar’s, more take-away but love the fat boy challenge novelty, Dianella

bars, pubs and bistros

When burger boy and I just want a casual drink / good feed.

Amani Wine Bar, the tapas are great here, Leederville
Baby Mammoth, 2013 December Top 5 Perth Eats, Northbridge
Bar de Halcyon, pintxos bar, Perth CBD
Belgian Beer Cafe, I went here for my work birthday lunch one year, Perth CBD
Brotzeit German Bier Bar & Restaurant, love the atmosphere and German feed here, Perth CBD
Carnegies, half price Wednesday cocktails – where burger boy and I became an item, Perth CBD
Cheeky Sparrow, cool laneway bar – gets pretty tight on Friday nights, Perth CBD
Devilles Pad, Cabaret / Cocktail bar serving American snack food, Northbridge
Ezra Pound, very chilled Laneway Bar, love the jam jars, Northbridge
Five Bar, for drinks and snacks, Mount Lawley
Frisk Small Bar, for drinks & cocktails, Northbridge
Hula Bula Bar, cocktails, Perth CBD
Inglewood Hotel, love the chicken parmigiana here, Inglewood
Kingsway Bar & Bistro, wouldn’t go here unless I was invited for an occasion, Kingsway
Lot Twenty, Northbridge
Mandoon Estate, Caversham
Mechanics Inc, love this roof top bar, perfect place to chill with a drink & enjoy a flipside burger, Northbridge
Metro Bar and Bistro, for a farewell work lunch, Perth CBD
Mundaring Hotel, Mundaring
Northbridge Brewing Company, Northbridge
Public House Bar & Kitchen, a new bar serving South American food in the east end of the Perth CBD
Rose & Crown Hotel, like the drinks/atmosphere, didn’t enjoy the food, Guildford
Sneaky Tony’s, be sure to check their facebook page for a password to enter, Northbridge
The Aviary’s Bird Cage Restaurant, Perth CBD
The Boheme, I like their lunch menu, Perth CBD
The Brook, only went here once when they first opened, a bit pricey but good for the locals, Ellenbrook
The Brown Fox, these guys make the best sliders, West Perth
The Byrneleigh Hotel, Nedlands
The Cottesloe Beach Hotel, newly refurbished with a beautiful local menu as created by Russell Blaikie, Cottesloe
The Generous Squire, just another pub, pumping on Friday nights, Perth CBD
The George, love the weekday lunch specials, Perth CBD
The Globe Bar & Eatery in 140, Perth CBD
The Flour Factory, Perth CBD
The Left Bank, good for Sunday sessions, Fremantle
The Merrywell, American food in the Crown Casino, they don’t take bookings, Burswood
The Mighty Quinn Tavern, super casual ok food ok drinks, good for a local, Tuart Hill
The Precinct, impressive drinks list, Victoria Park
The Stables Bar, love the panfried gnocchi here, Perth CBD
The Standard, Northbridge
Windsor Hotel, love the chilled out atmosphere, South Perth
Wolf Lane, my old after work joint on a Friday night, Perth CBD
Zapfhall, German Beer Venue, Freo

breakfast and brunch options

Cecchi’s, now serving brunch, Inglewood 
Chik & Kent
, loved the brunch here – bit random but has an Indian fusion lunch and dinner menu too, Perth CBD 
Greenhouse
, fab service – watch the stockings in Winter ladies, Perth CBD
Health Freak Cafe, Mount Lawley
Little Sisto, such a cool cafe in the middle of suburbia – May Top 5 Perth Eats, Doubleview
Kazoomies, Fremantle
Mary Street Bakery, red velvet cupcake and donuts were great, Mount Lawley
Miss Kitty’s Saloon, American breakfast with an Aussie twist, Inglewood
Panache, organic, gluten free & raw foods, Perth CBD
Piccos Kitchen, July & August 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats, Maylands
Stimulatte, loved their cream cheese & bacon bagel, Subiaco
Toast, they do pancakes & crepes and coffee well, East Perth
The Hardware Store, best corn fritters I’ve had in Perth, 2015 Top 5 Perth Eats Dec – Apr Marathon, Scarborough
Typika Artisan Roasters, July & August 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats, Claremont
West End Deli, for somewhere a bit more special/fancy, West Perth
Wild Fig, breakfast/casual dining (now in Scarborough)

buffets

Hyatt Cafe, all you can eat brunch, East Perth
Rendezvous Hotel, Winter buffet, Scarborough

continental rolls

Charlies, amazing cold meats, continental rolls & pasta, 2014 August/September Top 5 Perth Eats
The Dutch Butcher, a continental roll different from the rest, 2014 August/September Top 5 Perth Eats

chinese/hawker food

Bam Bam Boo, first Perth dim sum to use an ipad ordering system!, Perth CBD
Canton Bay Chinese Restaurant, this is where the old Regal on Roe was, Northbridge
Chinese Northbridge Restaurant
, authentic Chinese, great for banquets & dim sum, Northbridge
Dragon Palace, authentic Chinese, great for banquets & dim sum, Northbridge
Fortune Five Chinese Restaurant, my mum’s favourite dim sum spot, Northbridge
Good Fortune, 2014 January Top 5 Perth Eats, Northbridge
Good One BBQ, 2013 December Top 5 Perth Eats, Victoria Park
Hong Kong BBQ House, 2014 August/September Top 5 Perth Eats, Northbridge
Little Lamb, Chinese buffet, Northbridge
New Moon, my new fav for dim sum, Northbridge
Noodle Forum, Perth City
Singapore Chicken Rice’s char kway teow, 2014 August/September Top 5 Perth Eats, Morley
Silks, fine dining at Crown Perth, Burswood
The Wang’s Treasure House, where all the Chinese chefs go for Dim Sum, Morley
Wembley Dim Sum, September 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats, Wembley

cafes for coffee or lunch

Angove Street Collective, great place for gifts too, North Perth 
Basilica
, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger Sweetly Spiced, Perth CBD
Bench Espresso, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger Frank, Perth CBD
Bocelli’s Espresso, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger Frost, Perth CBD
BossMan, partly owned by my fav baristas at LowDown Espresso, Mount Lawley
Cafe Cafe, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger tastebuddy, Subiaco
Cafe Vinyl, 24 days of coffee review, Perth CBD
Castro
, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger Frank, Perth CBD
Cravings Cafe, 24 days of coffee review, East Perth
Del Basso Smallgoods, December 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats, Osborne Park
Engine Room Espresso, North Perth
Epic Espresso, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger tastebuddy, West Perth
Essence of Coffee Pier Street, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger Frank, Perth CBD
Foam, Leederville Food Safari – Riding Rickshaws, Leederville
Hopper Espresso, Perth CBD
House of Honey, Swan Valley
Infinity, 24 days of coffee review, East Perth
Little Willys, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger Mahara, Northbridge
Lowdown Espresso Bar (this has since changed ownership), best muffins, coffee and service in the Perth CBD
Malaysian Hawker, 2014 January Top 5 Perth Eats, Wembley
Max + Sons, you’ll find five senses coffee & top dup donuts here, Perth
Mini Espresso, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger Sweetly Spiced, Perth CBD
Mondo Nougat, Swan Valley
Mrs S, October / November 2014 Top 5 Perth Eats, Maylands
Nao, September 2013 Top Perth 5 Eats, Perth CBD
Newton’s Circle, September 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats, Perth CBD
Paul’s 4 Provisions, they do an awesome roast gravy roll and roast dinner, Perth CBD
Pony Express O, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger tastebuddy, West Perth
Rosso Espresso, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger Sweetly Spiced, Perth CBD 
Secret Garden lunch review, Perth CBD
Studio 37, amazing jaffles & coffee here, Fremantle
Smoults Small Goods, love the cold meats here, Maylands
Shots on Lake, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger Mahara, Northbridge
Slurp’s, July & August 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats, Perth CBD
Standby Espresso, love this hole in the wall – uses Toby Estate coffee beans, Mount Lawley
Standing Room Only, 24 days of coffee review, Perth CBD
Tartine Cafe, 24 days of coffee review, Perth CBD
The Ladder Cafe & Deli, Mount Hawthorn
The Wolf The Bean The Walnut, Perth CBD
Toastface Grillah, toasties & coffee, Perth CBD
Uncle Joe’s Mess, good for a sit down lunch or take-away coffee, Perth CBD
Urbanistar Cafe, coffee review by guest blogger Mahara, Northbridge
Voltage Espresso, 24 days of coffee review by guest blogger Frosty, Perth CBD

degustations

Amuse, I had the most amazing dessert degustation, East Perth
Chefz Table, 2013 October Top 5 Perth Eats, East Perth

Astor Gelato, October / November Top 5 Perth Eats, Mount Lawley 
Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Scoop Van & Locations
, Perth
Gusto Gelato, Leederville
Icey Ice, specialises in flavoured shaved ice, Perth CBD
Jean Pierre Sancho, French Patisserie – love the macarons not the coffee, Perth CBD
Koko Black salon, chocolate heaven, Claremont (now also in the Perth CBD)
Krispy Kreme, Perth CBD
La Crepe de Paris, Whifords
Meet Fresh, best Asian dessert parlour, Northbridge
Pancakes at Carillon, Perth CBD
Presotea, my go to for bubble tea, Perth CBD
Scents of Taste, December 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats, Mount Lawley
Station Street Bakery, April 2014 Top 5 Perth Eats, Subiaco
Superstar Waffles, Northbridge
San Churro, Chocolateria, Hillary’s Boat Harbour & Northbridge

dinner or special occasions

Balthazar, love it here, quality food, presentation and ambience, Perth CBD
Beaufort Street Merchant (now Beaufort Local), Mount Lawley
Bistro Guillaume, 2014 January Top 5 Perth Eats, Burswood
Blu Grill, fine dining presentation at affordable prices, Woodlands
Bread in Common, 2014 January Top 5 Perth Eats, Fremantle
Cantina 663, the pan fried gnocchi is amazing here, Mount Lawley
Clarences, love their restaurant and bar menu – esp their $20 Monday parmi & pint nights, Mount Lawley|
Gordon Street Garage, very cool space -well worth a visit, West Perth
el Publico, Mexican tapas, Mount Lawley
Francoforte,
casual spaghetti bar, Northbridge
JACS Applecross, my writer Karina headed here for lunch but looking at the menu it looks more like a dinner kinda place, Applecross
Lapa Brazilian, all you can eat meat, Fremantle (I’ve also been to the one in Subiaco)
Miss Chow’s, Claremont
Must Wine Bar, everything is amazing here – service, food, ambience, Mount Lawley
150 East, best arancini and crab spaghettini, Assured Ascot Quays Apartment Hotel
Peasant’s Table, 2013 October Top 5 Eats, Mt Hawthorn
Pinchos, 2015 Top 5 Perth Eats Dec – Apr Marathon, Leederville
Recipe Restaurant, Persian food, East Perth
Red Cray, all about the seafood platters, Belmont (now also in Inglewood)
Red Herring, one of my fav fine dining restaurants, celebrated my engagement & birthday here, East Fremantle
Stix Bar, modern Australian, Burswood
Straits Cafe, Rendezvous Hotel, Scarborough
Tony Roma’s, home to Perth’s best ribs, Perth CBD
Table 78, set in an house – food and wine was great, West Perth
The Cabin, love this old gem, their grilled haloumi was featured in my 2015 Top 5 Perth Eats Dec – Apr Marathon, Mt Hawthorn
The Gala Restaurant, fine dining, lacked ambience and food wasn’t great when I tried it, Applecross
The Partisan, waterfront view, mid-range and fairly casual, East Perth
The Old Crow, October 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats, Northbridge
The Terrace Hotel, went here for Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur launch lunch, beautiful menu, Perth CBD
The Trustee Bar & Bistro, food is always great here and portion size is generous, Perth CBD

fish & chips

Fish Bar on the Terrace, North Beach
Swish n Chips, Mount Lawley
The Groper and His Wife, one of the best fish & chips in Perth, City Beach (due to re-open June 2016)

high tea

Rochelle Adonis, a special girls day out, Highgate

home delivery

Crust Gournet Pizza Bar, burger boy & I’s business, Mount Lawley
Pasta Fiesta
, casual Italian food, Yokine
Saffron Indian Restaurant
, love the butter chicken here, Inglewood

hot dogs

Run Amuk Hotdogs Unleashed, best hot dogs in WA – go The Punk, Fremantle

indonesian food

Sweet Java, fine Indonesian food, Mount Lawley

indian food

Saffron Indian Restaurant, I order home delivery from these guys all the time, Inglewood
Sauma
, Indian street food, Northbridge

italian food

Catalano’s Cafe, casual dining, Victoria Park
Gino’s Spaghetti Bar, casual dining or take-away, Yokine
Jamie’s Italian, the value for money & service is worth the wait – get in line at 5pm though, Perth CBD
La Vela, casual family owned Italian restaurant, Scarborough
Lalla Rookh Bar & Eating House, quality Italian food, Perth CBD
No Mafia, Northbridge
Osteria, for really authentic Italian and so affordable – May Top 5 Perth Eats, Nedlands
Sandrino Cafe & Pizzeria, casual dining, Fremantle
Sorrento, this is an old gem which I was surprised by – loved the pasta, Northbridge

korean BBQ / fried chicken

Namoo Korean BBQ, March Top 5 Perth Eats, Perth
Nene Chicken, Victoria Park
Shilla Korean BBQ, October / November Top 5 Perth Eats, East Perth 
Sinabro, Took Bae Kee, Tong 86
, Korean BBQ, Northbridge

modern asian / fusion

Chilli Orange, modern Asian done right, North Perth
Poppo Korean & Japanese Restaurant , I’d just go here for the lunch special, Perth CBD
Ria, Leederville Food Safari – Riding Rickshaws, Leederville

japanese food

Aisuru Sushi, Japanese tapas, Northbridge
Ha-Lu, Japanese Tapas, Mount Hawthorn
Hanami, Japanese, Mount Lawley
Fuku, teppanyaki degustation, Mosman Park
Iku Sushi, quirky japanese, dine-in or take-away, Perth CBD
Itoshii Japanese Restaurant, October / November 2014 Top 5 Perth Eats, Morley
Is Donburi, September 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats, Northbridge
Jun, love the teriyaki chicken set here – my all-time fav Japanese restaurant, Perth CBD
Jaws, Japanese sushi train, Perth CBD
Nine fine foods, Japanese fusion tapas, Northbridge
Nippon Fare, casual Japanese food, Perth CBD
Sushia Izakaya, March 2014 Top 5 Perth Eats, Perth CBD
Sushi WAWA, family friendly sushi train, Innaloo
Taka’s Kitchen, Japanese, Perth CBD
The Bonsai, Japanese Tapas, Northbridge

jazz clubs

The Jazz Cellar, 100 seat capacity BYO food & drink Friday nights only, Mt Hawthorn
The Laneway Lounge, jazz venue with the most amazing food & cocktails list, Perth CBD

malaysian food

Hawker’s Cuisine, authentic Malaysian food, Northbridge
Makan2 Cafe, casual authentic Malaysian food, Victoria Park
Ria, modern Malaysian food, Leederville
Yip Kee, Malaysian food, Maylands 

perth markets, food trucks & stalls

Comido do Sul Brazilian Food Truck, Perth Food Truck Rumble 2014
Delish Ice
, November 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats
Eat at Turner’s Hot Dog Pop Up, October / November 2014 Top 5 Perth Eats
Franklin Foodies, January 2014 Top 5 Perth Eats
Marcelita’s Empanadas
, November 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats
Miam Miam, Perth Food Truck Rumble 2014
Michele’s Crepe Suzette, 2015 Top 5 Perth Eats Dec – Apr Marathon, Fremantle markets
Drummond’s Food, December 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats 
Mondo Markets
, Inglewood, Saturday mornings in Spring only
Shak Shuka, October 2013 Top 5 Perth Eats
Subiaco Farmers Markets, Subiaco Primary School, Saturday mornings (my favourite Perth market)
The Merrywell Food Truck, Perth Food Truck Rumble 2014
Twilight Markets, Perth Forrest Chase, Friday nights during Summer

mexican food

Casa Mexicana – El Compa , my favourite Mexican restaurant in Perth, Northbridge
La Cholita, April 2014 Top 5 Perth Eats, Northbridge
Mad Mex, casual tex mex franchise

pizza

Alfred’s Pizzeria Small Bar, Perth CBD
Crust Gourmet Pizza Bar Subiaco, take-away/delivery (we now have our own Crust in Mount Lawley)
Embers, Italian Restaurant, Gooseberry Hills
Pizzaca, I hear they do great coffee and breakfast too, Scarborough

polish food

Cracovia Club’s Polish Restaurant Krakowianka, Beechboro

steakhouses

Adelphi Steakhouse, Parmelia Hilton, Perth
Hippo Creek, African, Subiaco 

tapas

Amphoras Bar, my fav restaurant to go for tapas, West Perth
Amani Wine Bar, quality food but no dessert options last time I went,Leederville
Andaluz Bar & Tapas, Perth CBD
Duende for tapas, Leederville

thai food

Bangkok on WIlliam, Thai food with a Chinese take, Northbridge
King & I
, Guildford
Ploy Thai, authentic casual Thai dine-in / take-away & delivery – burger boy and I’s favourite for Thai, Maylands
Royal Thai, authentic casual Thai dine-in / take-away, Mount Hawthorn
Thai Gourmet Cafe, Northbridge

vietnamese food

Lido, Northbridge
Little Saigon, Mount Lawley
Mama Tran, my go-to place for Vietnamese if my mum isn’t cooking, Perth CBD
Sunshine Cafe, Vietnamese lunch bar, Mount Lawley
The Naked Chopstick, these guys do great banh mi, Fremantle
U & I Cafe 24hr Pho, not a fan but it’s open all hours, Northbridge

wineries

Riverbank Estate, Swan Valley

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