Most Indonesians are familiar with Perth. The capital city of Western Australia is not only blessed with an abundance of nature and urban settings for modern travellers, Perth is also home to a series of award-winning restaurants, eclectic cafés and bars along with scenic parks in which to unwind at the end of the day while gazing at the thriving metropolis.
Speaking of the dining scene, one visit to Perth is never enough since the city offers a diverse set of eateries. Are you looking for a fine-dining restaurant, a chilled café atmosphere, or perhaps a local bakery shop that sells delicious treats guaranteed to send you over the moon after the first bite?
Australia’s west coast city is also constantly expanding with new cafés, restaurants and coffee shops—you name it!—making a frequent visit to the city evermore exciting. With this in mind, we have handpicked 5 diverse and awesome places in Perth to drink and dine in for any kind of traveller, creating the ultimate Perth holiday experience.
It is impossible not to know Nobu. The world-class Japanese fine-dining restaurant offers an innovative Japanese cuisine fused with South American flavours crafted by the one and only Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. Located at the Crown Perth building, Nobu Perth offers the same high standard of meals and service served up in a modern, heavy wooden-accented Japanese interior. Don’t forget to try Nobu’s signature dishes, including Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeño, Tiraditio Nobu-style and Black Cod Miso.
Located on Lake Street in Northbridge, Sayers Sister is a café that’s always packed with both locals and tourists. With its bright blue façade, the café boasts whitewashed brick walls, long communal tables with hefty antique lamps hanging above, along with comfy sofas on the sides juxtaposed with plenty of photo frames—a décor that will make anyone feel at home. For the menu, Sayers Sisters is known for its hearty breakfast and lunch specialties ranging from salads, beef rillete, apple crumble to a delicious glass of Bloody Mary!
If you are looking to share a plate of tapas with refreshing tipples then Strange Company is your next destination. Nestled quietly in the Fremantle area, Strange Company is a bar that offers a spacious seating area blended with modern, chic décor (think wooden panelling and a long bar table) and good lighting that are perfect for a night out on the town. With both indoor and alfresco area, the bar serves an extensive list of drinks making room for lager, cider, wines and shaken cocktails to crowd favourites: octopus ceviche and deep-fried stuffed olives.
Addison & Steele
While Melbourne is known as the city of good coffee, Perth isn’t far behind. Addison & Steele is a specialty coffee shop that utilises coffee beans from Small Batch Roasting in Melbourne and serves them using different brewing methods: espresso and filter. Sip a cup of its specialty coffee (Candyman Blend, Gabriel Munz Samboni or Ethiopian Hunkute) and munch on homemade granola or vegetable bruschetta while you work out your next stop or simply take a picture of the airy and chic surroundings.
Mary Street Bakery
Most will agree that Perth’s Mary Street Bakery simply offers the best of baked goods. With several joints in town, the minimalist-designed bakery is a welcome change for many of us who crave tasty breads, pastries and seasonal Danishes in a classic setting. From 7am to 3pm, Mary Street Bakery will serve patrons a melange of sweet treats ranging from chocolate croissant, gingerbread quince to gluten-free granola. Surprisingly, the bakery also has other offerings that include big meals and impressive libations as well. Because why not?
The majestic city of Perth never ceases to amaze all travellers, who repeatedly revisit the city to discover more to their liking, be it natural scenery, the melting-pot culture, or the taste paradises we’ve already looked at.
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Whether you are travelling with family or friends, Wego also offers the best hotel recommendations ranging from boutique stays to apartments to resorts and spas! With Perth’s weather a breezy 22C on average during the last few months of the year, a trip to the city is guaranteed to be a satisfying one.
So pack your bags, prepare your essentials and book your next trip as soon as possible because now you know the best places to dine and drink in Perth. Have a pleasant vacation!