Perth restaurant 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
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
Missy Moos, gourmet burgers using WA produce, South Freo

bars, pubs and bistros

Amani Wine Bar, the tapas are great here, Leederville
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, 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
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, Perth CBD
Riverside Brewhouse, Matilda Bay
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, 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 local menu 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 Guildford Hotel, great spot for drinks – food average, Guildford
The Flour Factory, Perth CBD
The Left Bank, good for Sunday sessions (breakfast review here), 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 
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
Panache, organic, gluten free & raw foods, Perth CBD
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)


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 Hay St & Shafto Lane, Carousel Shopping Centre
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, Perth CBD
Bench Espresso, 24 days of coffee review, Perth CBD
Bocelli’s Espresso, 24 days of coffee review, Perth CBD
BossMan, partly owned by my fav baristas at LowDown Espresso, Mount Lawley
Brika’s Filos & Yiros, hole in the wall lunch option, Perth 
Cafe Cafe, 24 days of coffee review, Subiaco
Cafe Vinyl, 24 days of coffee review, Perth CBD
, 24 days of coffee review, Perth CBD
Cravings Cafe, 24 days of coffee review, East Perth
Engine Room Espresso, North Perth
Epic Espresso, 24 days of coffee review, West Perth
Essence of Coffee Pier Street, 24 days of coffee review, 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, 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, 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, West Perth
Ruby’s Bakery, not just a bakery, Lemming
Rosso Espresso, 24 days of coffee review, 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, 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, 24 days of coffee review, Northbridge
Voltage Espresso, 24 days of coffee review, Perth CBD


Gusto Gelato, Leederville
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
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
Gordon Street Garage, very cool space -well worth a visit, West Perth
el Publico, Mexican tapas, Mount Lawley
casual spaghetti bar, Northbridge
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
Pinchos, 2015 Top 5 Perth Eats Dec – Apr Marathon, Leederville
Red Cray, all about the seafood platters, Belmont
Red Herring, one of my fav fine dining restaurants, celebrated my engagement & birthday here, East Fremantle
Samson’s Paddock, whisky bar perfect for date night, Mosman Park
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 Partisan, waterfront view, mid-range and fairly casual, East Perth
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
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
, 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
Prego, modern Italian by the Perth coast, Floreat
Sandrino Cafe & Pizzeria, casual dining, Fremantle
Tavolo, modern Italian by the cinemas, very kid friendly, Belmont
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

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

Michele’s Crepe Suzette, 2015 Top 5 Perth Eats Dec – Apr Marathon, Fremantle markets
Mondo Markets
, Inglewood, Saturday mornings in Spring only
Subiaco Farmers Markets, Subiaco Primary School, Saturday mornings (my favourite Perth market)
Twilight Markets, Perth Forrest Chase, Friday nights during Summer

mexican food

La Cholita, April 2014 Top 5 Perth Eats, Northbridge
Mad Mex, casual tex mex franchise


Alfred’s Pizzeria Small Bar, Perth CBD
Crust Gourmet Pizza Bar Mount Lawley burger boy & I’s small business, 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


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


Amphoras Bar, West Perth
Amani Wine Bar, Leederville
Andaluz Bar & Tapas, Perth CBD
Duende for tapas, Leederville

thai food

King & I, Guildford
Ploy Thai, authentic casual Thai dine-in / take-away & delivery – burger boy and I’s favourite for Thai, Maylands
S&T Thai Gourmet Cafe, Northbridge

vietnamese food

Lido, Northbridge
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


Riverbank Estate, Swan Valley

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