13 Restaurants In Perth That Define the City’s Vibrant Culinary Culture

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Western Australia is renowned for its otherworldly landscapes, from the eery Pinnacle Desert to the turquoise blues of Ningaloo Reef, where the most notable visitors are the whale sharks, but its capital city deserves some attention too.

Venture to the concrete streets of Perth and step into a world where gastronomic adventures await at every corner.

Here, the culinary landscape is a tapestry of cultures, where chefs weave their magic, and ingredients tell stories on every plate. From the bustling streets of Northbridge, to the hidden laneways of Fremantle, where whispers of gourmet delights tickle your curiosity, Perth is a treasure trove of culinary experiences waiting to be savoured.

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Wildflower offers a refined dining experience with breathtaking views atop the COMO The Treasury Hotel. Set against a picturesque rooftop backdrop, Wildflower embraces the four seasons and pays homage to the Indigenous Noongar calendar, showcasing the freshest native ingredients with inventive flair.

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Le Rebelle

Mount Lawley
Le Rebelle in Perth is a culinary gem that effortlessly blends French elegance with a rebellious spirit. Think old-world romanticism of Paris and New York bistros. The menu is classic French fare, featuring escargot in garlic butter, steak tartare, and glazed Wagin duck on top of a bed of fries. The wine menu is just as impressive.

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Long Chim

Cathedral Square
Long Chim translates to “come and taste” in Thai. Created by renowned chef David Thompson, this Thai-inspired eatery transports diners to the bustling streets of Bangkok. Expect bold flavours, vibrant street food, and a lively ambience. Order the steamed whole fish to share or sour orange fish curry for a flavour explosion.

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Manuka Woodfire Kitchen

Head chef Kenny McHardy hails from New Zealand, where he’s been cooking since the age of 14. McHardy’s worked in Michelin-starred kitchens of Gordon Ramsay and Marcus Wareing, and now he’s bringing his skill to Fremantle, where ingredients touch a form of fire.

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Lulu La Delizia

For lovers of Italian cuisine, Lulu La Delizia is a must-visit. This cosy pasta bar in Subiaco serves up delectable homemade pasta dishes, showcasing the simplicity and quality of traditional Italian cooking. Besides serving up mounds of the best homemade pasta in town, there’s also a range of small plates such as saffron and gin-cured kingfish, roasted artichoke with pecorino romano and fried bread.

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Corner Dairy

Corner Dairy in Doubleview, Perth, is a neighbourhood gem that brings back nostalgia with its charming and welcoming ambience. This local favourite is a quaint corner store transformed into a delightful café and bar serving delicious coffee, homemade treats and scrumptious brunch options.

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South Fremantle
This beachside wine bar is an ode to small European neighbourhood bistros. This is the kind of place to grab a stool at the bar, sip on wine, and take in the beachside atmosphere. There’s plenty of seafood on the menu, from Abroholos Islands scallops, Pacific oysters, yellowfin tuna and arrow squid. Diners will even find an Antarctic toothfish on the list.

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The Reveley

Situated on the banks of the Swan River, The Reveley offers stunning waterfront views and a stylish dining experience. Whether you visit for brunch, lunch, or dinner, the modern Australian menu and extensive cocktail list are sure to impress.

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Bread in Common

This popular Fremantle eatery embraces communal dining with its share-style menu and rustic charm. The focus on seasonal, locally sourced ingredients ensures a fresh and flavoursome dining experience.

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Print Hall

Housed in a heritage-listed building, Print Hall is a multi-level dining precinct featuring several exceptional restaurants. From the elegant fine dining experience of Print Hall Dining Room to the buzzing vibes of the Apple Daily Bar & Eating House, there’s something for everyone.

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Rockpool Bar & Grill

Renowned chef Neil Perry brings his culinary expertise to Perth with Rockpool Bar & Grill. Indulge in top-quality steaks, fresh seafood, and an extensive wine list at this fancy dinner spot.

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Il Lido

Il Lido is an Italian canteen serving casual vibes but the beach and great espresso. The building was once a seaside 1930s art-deco cabaret hall, which makes it all that more interesting. The espresso bar is a must for coffee lovers. The menu takes the form of a casual Italian restaurant with antipasto and small starters.

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No Mafia

A vibrant Italian wine bar and pizzeria in Northbridge, No Mafia exudes a welcoming atmosphere. Feast on mouthwatering pizzas, antipasti, and homemade pasta while sipping on a glass of Italian wine.

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