Looking for Perth’s best restaurant to indulge in a flavour extravaganza with family and friends? We’ve rounded up Perth’s best waterfront restaurants, hidden eateries and top dining experiences for you to try on your next venture out into Perth.
440 Cambridge St, Floreat
This family owned Italian restaurant is Floreat’s one-stop shop for the best Mediterranean cuisine in Perth. The kitchen use nothing but the highest quality fresh produce to create Italian dishes packed full of love and flavour. Swing past to try out their signature house-made Tortellini stuffed with tiger prawns, Lebanese zucchini, and char grilled Moreton Bay Bugs.
477 Hay St, Perth
Tucked away in Perth’s East end is this authentic Italian restaurant. Bring the whole clan to indulge in and flavourful tour across the Italian countryside. Feast on pasta from Emilia-Romagna, snack on cheese from Valle d’Aosta, and hook into Parma prosciutto and house-made piadina. The bright interiors, lush greenery and relaxed atmosphere makes this restaurant perfect for a laid-back breakfast, lunch or brunch.
162 Oxford St, Leederville
Amani Bar & Kitchen is Leederville’s late night go-to for a quality feed and indulgent drink. Its share-friendly menu is perfect for enjoying a delectable meal with friends and family. Can’t decide between a decadent cheese platter or mouth-watering share plate? Leave it to Amani to take the stress out of deciding by trying out their indulgent ‘Feed Me’ menu.
Hibernian Place Top Floor, 40 Irwin Street Perth
Stunning, lush interiors fuse with a Mediterranean, Greek and Middle Eastern inspired menu at this stunning Perth CBD restaurant. Executive Chef Danny Sanchez brings a flare of spice and flavour to his signature share-style menu that is the ultimate dinner experience to indulge in with loved ones. Their low-line seating throughout the venue encourages intimacy, sharing and interaction between guests.
47 Mews Rd, Fremantle
Overlooking Fremantle’s stunning beachfront is Bathers Beach House. Indulge in panoramic ocean views while treating your tastebuds to a delectable blend of traditional and contemporary Australian cuisine. Choose from fresh seafood platters, hearty pastas and their delightful array of desserts while lapping up Perth’s iconic sunsets. Or for a more laid back experience, why not take a seat on their licensed beach with a refreshing drink in hand?
23/155 Canning Hwy, East Fremantle
Who says cocktails should remain relegated to the evening? Certainly not us. If you agree, then you’re in luck – there’s a full menu on offer at May Street Larder. If high tea is more your speed, the offering at May Street boasts an array of sweet and savoury delights to tantalise your tastebuds.
For any other time of day, in addition to guilt free goodies and much-loved guilty pleasures such as the Soul Sandwich – a polenta waffle with buttermilk fried chicken, avocado, smoked sour cream, chilli maple syrup and jalapeños – May Street Larder is also home to an enticing selection of fermented, pickled, cured and preserved items that you can take home to share with friends and family.
187 Challenger Parade, City Beach
Located on the shore of Western Australia’s iconic City Beach and serving up spectacular views of the Indian Ocean alongside your meal, Odyssea is a seaside locale like no other. The Odyssea team are passionate about fresh, locally sourced produce. Serving delicious beachside fare with an emphasis on exceptional Western Australian produce, they pride themselves on serving seasonal Modern-Australian menu that’s fresh, interesting and full of flavour.
We’re in for a hot summer, so instead of sweating it out, head to the Odyssea outdoor deck, which is perfect for sun-drenched afternoons. Pull up a chair and drink it all in – and we’re not just talking about the sophisticated yet contemporary beverage list (though that’s pretty fantastic, too).
20 Emerald Terrace, West Perth
Can’t decide whether to meet up over a morning coffee, a lunch filled with sumptuous food or an evening vino and nibbles? Don’t worry, Cherry & Grapes is the place to be at any time of day, for any occasion. All you need to do is round up your group of friends and head down to Emerald Terrace, because the team at Cherry & Grapes live by the mantra ‘it’s never too late for coffee, or too early for wine’, so you’re covered whenever you arrive.
Once you get there, the incredible menus are designed to satisfy your insatiable craving for delicious cuisine.
Level 1, 21 Geoffrey Bolton Av, Perth
Feeling like getting a little more fancy with your night out? If you’re channelling your inner Chanel, the place you want to be is The Oyster Bar. Offering both indoor and rooftop wining and dining, they have an exciting range of oysters ‘chilled’ or ‘grilled’ to tempt oyster lovers everywhere. They use only the best oysters that Australia – and arguably the world – has to offer. The oysters are sourced from some of the best oyster farms in Coffin Bay, situated in the heart of South Australia’s oyster region on the Eyre Peninsula, just outside of Port Lincoln.
If you’re not so keen on the shellfish but still want a slice of the action, there are also delicious alternative dishes on offer to please even the most discerning diner.
Barrack Street Jetty, Perth
With fantastic views across the picturesque Swan River to South Perth, The Lucky Shag Waterfront Bar is a truly unique venue located in the heart of the Perth CBD. Featuring live music from Tuesday to Sunday, and a DJ on weekends, there’s always a good time to be had at the Shag.
The decked boardwalk provides a relaxed ambience that’s unrivalled for soaking up that famous Perth sunshine. When the sun goes down, the venue is transformed to provide a vibrant atmosphere perfect for enjoying a relaxed drink with friends. With a simple yet elegant ‘pub grub’ menu and an extensive drinks list, The Lucky Shag makes for a perfect backdrop for dinner by the river.