The Best Restaurants in Perth

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Western Australia’s capital city of Perth has much to offer tourists. Home to a culturally diverse community, no visit to Perth is complete without a sampling of its restaurants. From eateries set-up by celebrity chefs to quaint little cafes on the beach, the options for The Best Restaurants in Perth are many.  The following list has taken the guesswork out of the best places to eat at in Perth, so read on and make sure to make reservations.

Here are The Best Restaurants in Perth

As is finding the ultimate restaurants amongst the best things to do in Sydney, so too is it in Perth and like any other big city in Australia. we will leave it up to you to decide whilst you feast yourself through your Perth to Broome Tours .

Rockpool Bar & Grill

Housed in the famous Crown Casino, the Rockpool Bar and Grill is set amidst plush surroundings of beautiful drapes and candle lit hallways. Unlike other restaurants in Perth, this one belonging to celebrity Chef Neil Perry, will definitely offer a memorable dining experience. The restaurant offers traditionalistic dishes done to perfection. Steaks are king here and it is recommended that diners try their signatures steak with bearnaise sauce. The wood fired grill is another unique feature about this bar and grill and undoubtedly adds to the flavour of its juicy steaks. Along with its steaks, creamy potato gratin is another recommended dish. The bar offers a comprehensive list of more than a 1000 odd wines from across the globe and from those sourced in Australia.

Vasse Felix

Considered as one of the best wineries in Margret River, a visit to Vasse Felix is definitely a worthy mention on a Things to do in Perth list. As one of the area’s first vineyards, the Vasse Felix has alot of history behind its name, not to mention some delightful wines to savour. The winery hosts its own restaurant and in 2017 the winery celebrated its  50th anniversary with a host of activities including new additions to its menu. Carefully crafted by head chef Brendan Pratt, the Vasse Felix restaurant serves up some exotic duck with pastrami, beef accompanied with root of parsley and desserts inspired from the Asian region. While the restaurant is where diners head for their perfect pairing of wine and food, the venue also hosts an art gallery cum tasting bar.

The Old Crow

A  hidden gem in Newcastle Street, The Old Crow is where diners come to get over their hankering for authentic American comfort food. Few restaurants in Perth can nail those smoking flavoured dishes typical of a Creole kitchen, where even the vegan dishes are much sought after. Coming highly recommended are the char grilled brussel sprouts, dipped in chilli jam served with pine nuts and pepitas. Other dishes to try out include the pork crackling and the Tennesse pork sausage. The dining at the Old Crow is laidback and cosy. The seating in the courtyard is the perfect place to spend a lazy afternoon with a plate of crunchy buttermilk fried chicken.

The Beach Club

If it’s the Restaurants in Perth along Cottesloe beach that travellers are looking to sample then the Beach Club with its Hamptons style get-up is perhaps the best bet. Having recently spruced up its look with sunny yellow seating and beautifully tiled counters it’s a relaxing atmosphere to be experienced beneath the clubs beach umbrellas. Constantly abuzz with activities and diners, the open air space of the beach club, offers loungers as well as little cosy corners to while away the hours. Beach side oysters or local octopus are a favourite amongst beach gathering families. Diners should also head down to the restaurant housed within its premises for its signature wine-braised pork tagliatelle.

The Best Indian Restaurants in Perth

1. Chakra Restaurant, Inglewood

Catering to those who want to experience the authentic flavors of India via the use of modern methods and cutting-edge presentation, Chakra is a progressive and contemporary family-run Indian restaurant. A refined and sincere service that is a real representation of Indian hospitality is provided. Chakra’s food has stories that haven’t been told about where it came from, how it tastes, and how it’s made. “Dum Pukht Biryani” and “Burnt Aubergine” are just a few of the dishes that are a must-try.

Their chefs are creative in introducing Indian regional delicacies from diverse geographical landscapes to the restaurant and are also adventurous in altering the menu regularly. 

Phone: +61 8 6153 0584


2. Punjab Indian Restaurant, Innaloo 

Because of its décor, Punjab Indian Restaurant, located on Scarborough Beach Road, midway between the city and “the surf,” amps up the Bollywood mood with its food and atmosphere. It has won several honors, including six Gold Plate Catering Institute of Australia awards in the previous ten years, which it has brought home with it.

The Punjabi restaurant has been a crowd favorite since it first opened its doors in 1981, and it is surely worth adding to the list of curry destinations for the discerning curry connoisseur. It’s no surprise that the naan bread and rotis are consistently soft and flawlessly cooked, thanks to the presence of a traditional Indian charcoal-fired tandoor in the kitchen.

371 Scarborough Beach Road, Innaloo, WA

Phone: (08) 9446 1111


3. Royal India Restaurant, West Perth

For more than three decades, the Royal India Restaurant has been one of the most popular destinations for Indian cuisine in Perth. In West Perth’s business district, its location on Hay Street makes Royal India a popular choice for both workplace lunches and dinners alike.

You may have heard of this restaurant’s reputation as a favorite of the Indian and Sri Lankan cricket teams when they visit Perth to play the Baggies in Test matches at Optus Stadium.

Address: 1134 Hay Street, West Perth, WA

Phone: +61 8 9324 1368


The Best Chinese Restaurants in Perth

1. “Good Fortune Roast Duck House

As seen by the establishment’s name, duck is a specialty at this Perth Chinese restaurant. Because of its head honcho, Mr. Jin Shou Chen’s distinctive preparation procedures, it has become a world-renowned restaurant chain in Perth over the last two decades. If you’re looking for a duck, you should aim for Good Fortune.

Address: 354 William St, Perth, WA 6000, Australia

Phone: 0892283293


2. Bumplings

Bumplings’ Brendan Pang is a master (chef?) at bridging the gap between tradition and innovation. You can get right to the point with what we want to eat. Among the dumplings on the menu, which are served out of an elegantly refurbished Airstream trailer, are the following: Sichuan chicken and prawn, veggies with garlic soy sauce, and crispy pork wontons with chilli mayo and Chinese pickles, along with a couple of rice and noodle dishes for good measure. It has a Chinese influence, a Mauritian influence, and a Perth influence, and it is really incredible.


3. On The Point

With an irresistible mix of both traditional and modern Chinese food, Eight On The Point brings fine Chinese food to the banks of the Swan River in Perth. It’s a bit more expensive than the other restaurants on our list, but it’s also a touch fancier than the others. And you’ll be delighted to pay the higher price because of the excellent service and the really fresh, locally sourced food. Aside from that, they provide some of the finest dim sums in the area.

Address: PO Box 6189, East Perth, WA 6892

Phone: 08 9221 2288


4. People’s Inn

The People’s Inn is the place to go if you want to eat jiaozi in the traditional manner. You’ll find the usual fillings such as prawn and pig or pork and cabbage, as well as less-common flavors such as beef and celery or mackerel, pork and chives, served pan-fried or boiled at this Northern-style staple restaurant. While we’re on the subject of dumplings, the pan-fried pies and the noodle dishes are hard to resist.

Address: 3/369 Hay Street, Perth


American Restaurants in Perth

1. Old Faithful Bar & BBQ

The folks at Old Faithful take their BBQ very, very seriously indeed. First, their meat is brined for almost 12 hours. Then they’re dry rubbed with all kinds of tasty spices. And then, they’re cooked low and slow in a smoker for 18 to 26 hours. Then they’re ready to eat. You should try one of their platters. It comes with a lot of BBQ meat and sides like coleslaw and mac and cheese.


2. Frank’s Texas Smokehouse

Frank’s, located in an old car yard along Albany Highway in Victoria Park, has a strong sense of Americana charm. Their expansive outdoor environment, which includes long picnic-style tables and festoon lights, is ideal for a large group meal on a hot summer evening, particularly given the low prices of the beverages. The juicy brisket is the star of the show, so don’t skimp on it. The fact that it is one of the juiciest slabs of beef you will find in Perth will not gain you any health points, but boy, it is delicious.


3. Brooklyn Lounge

The Brooklyn Lounge in Scarborough is great to get your meat sweat on. Try the ribs, which are slow-cooked in a homemade BBQ sauce for 12 juicy hours. Or the epic Empire State Building burger, which is stacked high with a double-beef patty, bacon, pulled pork, cheese, crispy onions, and barbecue sauce. The crispy loaded fries with pulled pork, jalapenos, pancetta, cheese, and queso will not disappoint if your eyes are extra hungry.


Whether you are branching out to restaurants on the east whilst enjoying your east coast Australia tours whether you are south or west, Australia is packed with restaurants. Do not rush yourself however, take all the time needed to see yourself through the best restaurants in Perth.

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