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The 10 Best Restaurants In Perth, Australia

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Perth, Western Australia’s biggest city, is home to award-winning restaurants that reflect the region’s food culture and heritage in stunning settings. We list restaurants that are among the best gastronomic finds in Perth, all offering unique dining experiences and a slice of authentic Australian cooking.

Must Wine Bar

Located on Beaufort Street, Must is primarily a wine bar, offering a solid selection of wines and cocktails. Tantalizing delicacies such as polenta bites or scallop croquettes can be chosen from the bar menu to accompany the expertly prepared drinks. But Must also is a bistro, a self-confessed ‘little slice of Paris’, serving dishes with a French flair.

Must, 519 Beaufort Street, Highgate, Australia, +61 8 9328 8255


Must Wine Bar
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Balthazar is a classy restaurant in Perth’s Central Business District. Its peaceful and cosy mood, set by the dim lights and an expert selection of background music, makes Balthazar a top venue to enjoy a dinner in an intimate setting. The varied menu will leave no one unsatisfied, while the meticulous food presentation reminds guests of Balthazar’s creative flair.

Balthazar, 6 The Esplanade, Perth, Australia, +61 8 9421 1206




Amusé ranks among the best fine-dining restaurants in Perth. A degustation menu is the only option available, but the wine list offers much more freedom as it features a fantastic choice of international and regional wines. The food menu changes with the seasons, and so paves the way for recipes that use the best and freshest ingredients offered by local producers all year round.

Amusé, 64 Bronte Street, East Perth, Australia, +61 8 9325 4900




Perth’s Rockpool boasts an open kitchen with a wood-fire grill located within the spacious and ever-elegant dining room. In addition to the succulent grilled meats, the restaurant also offers pastas, seafood and fish, all freshly sourced. A good bottle of wine, picked from the 1350 local and international options, makes a great accompaniment to every meal at Rockpool.

Rockpool, Great Eastern Highway, Burswood, Australia, +61 8 6252 1900



Greenhouse is an eco-friendly restaurant, where the menu, along with pretty much everything else, depends on environmentally conscious decisions. The external walls of the restaurant are covered with hundreds of small, green plants; the rooftop was turned into a beautiful garden, from which fresh herbs are picked and later used in the kitchen. It goes without saying that all dishes served at Greenhouse are prepared with carefully selected, healthy ingredients from approved local producers.

Greenhouse, 100 St. Georges Terrace, Perth, Australia, +61 8 9481 8333


Coco’s Restaurant

The outdoors of premier fine-dining restaurant Coco’s offer a stunning view on the river, with the urban panorama of Perth as a backdrop. The vista becomes even more striking in the evening, when the lights of the city and its skyscrapers reflect on the water. The exquisite food served at Coco’s only adds to the magic, and the menu offers treats which certainly match the atmosphere in terms of refinement.

Coco’s, 85 The South Perth Esplanade, South Perth, Australia, +61 8 9474 3030



Fresh seafood, a glass of white and a view of the river flowing just meters away from the table; welcome to Halo restaurant. Sitting on the docks of the Swan River, Halo offers a beautiful vista to go with its sea-inspired cuisine. Oysters, prawns, scallops, crabs  are cooked in a way that celebrates and brings out the flavor of each ingredient and dish.

Halo, Pier 1, Barrack Street Jetty, Perth, Australia, +61 8 9325 4575


The Trustee Bar & Bistro

The Trustee is a bustling venue in Perth’s Central Business District. At the bistro, customers can choose from a variety of tempting courses such as seafood pappardelle or chicken caesar salad, but the steaks definitely have the upper hand: the meat is succulent and expertly cooked. The Trustee boasts a whopping 38-page-long wine list, which is the bar’s pride and joy.

The Trustee Bar & Bistro, 133 St. Georges Terrace, Perth, Australia, +61 8 6323 3000


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Red Cabbage

Red Cabbage is undoubtedly one of Perth’s finest restaurants. Featuring a menu of roasted quail, ricotta gnocchi, ocean trout with asparagus and almonds, it is difficult to pick out a single best dish from the array of tantalizing options on offer. The desserts are particularly playful and creative, while the list of continental wines is yet another thumbs-up for the restaurant.

Red Cabbage, 49/15 Labouchere Road, Perth, Australia, +61 8 9367 5744