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Top 10 Breakfast Spots In The Northbridge Area Of Perth, Australia

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Updated: 18 November 2016
Serving up a taste of Perthection, there are many places for you to find a tasty and Insta-worthy brekkie in Australia’s Northbridge. We have found the top places for you to visit for a healthy and hearty meal.



Offering all day — and on-trend — breakfasts and being the ideal place for a shake date, Babooshka is your urban oasis in one hip and cool place. This place serves up the finest local ingredients, all ethically sourced. You will have a hard time choosing from the smashed avo, French toast with chai-flavored cream, banana soft serve granola and berry and banana açai bowl. But that’s not all. If you’re in it wholeheartedly, then you cannot miss one of Babooshka’s milkshakes. Get a taste of childhood with the fruit loop and marshmallow milkshake or satisfy your sweet tooth with a triple donut and choc-coated bacon milkshake.

7/189 William St, Northbridge WA 6000

Triple Donut & Choc-Coated Bacon Milkshake | Courtesy of Babooshka

Triple Donut & Choc-Coated Bacon Milkshake at Babooshka | © Kiera Chevell

Flora & Fauna

Nestled in Northbridge, the snug little cafe known as Flora & Fauna serves up veggie and vegan dishes that satisfy all healthy food enthusiasts. This spot serves up vibrant dishes with fruits and florals adorning each plate and bowl. Your day will be brighter no sooner than you can claim this as your new favorite healthy cafe. Whether you are looking at enjoying smashed pumpkin on sourdough with eggs on the side, a tropical coco chia bowl, or green tea granola, there is something for everyone. To accompany your vibrant meal, order an organic matcha green tea latte or one of the many delicious teas. Tea flavors include almond, vanilla and rosebud, and the hot cinnamon sunset. Bound to be a slice of heaven, Flora & Fauna is a must-visit in Northbridge.

4/70 Aberdeen St, Northbridge WA 6003

Banana bread | Courtesy of Flora & Fauna © @alanadascenzo

Banana bread | Courtesy of Flora & Fauna © @alanadascenzo


If you’re looking for somewhere with a strong brunch game, then Layup will be your new favorite place in no time. With great coffee and friendly service, it’s easy to see how they gained their loyal customers. There is an exceptional choice of food available. Plus, they not only bake their own breads, pies, pastries and donuts in house, but they also smoke and pickle their own meats and veggies. The homely taste will have you struggling to pick just one meal, but there is no way you can avoid the b’fast pannacotta, savory crepes, toasties and house-baked English muffins. If it’s something sweet you’re looking for to accompany your brekkie, grab a slice of the salted caramel polenta slice – you won’t want to share it.

197-199 Brisbane St, Perth WA 6000

Eggs hollandaise, grilled leg ham, broccolini on house baked English muffin | Courtesy of Layup

Eggs hollandaise, grilled leg ham, broccolini on house baked English muffin | Courtesy of Layup

Little Bird

This is where healthy food lovers unite… Little Bird serves up a brunch that will have you flying high. Offering food for vegans and meat-lovers, your perfect brunch spots invites you to try light and fluffy banana and coconut buckwheat pancakes, almond granola, vegan organic strawberry and banana icecream, or bird Benedict. For the coffee lovers, this caffeine dream is yours, but the Pukka organic teas can’t be missed. Nor can the dairy-free smoothies, ranging from banana and coconut to strawberry and tahini. This cute little place will have you flying back to the nest in no time.

100 Lake St, Northbridge WA 6003

Rosewater, pistachio and coconut bircher | Courtesy of Little Bird Cafe

Rosewater, pistachio and coconut bircher | Courtesy of Little Bird Cafe

Little Willy’s

For a quirky little cafe serving both hot coffee and freshly made juices, Little Willy’s is spot-on for breakfast and brunch. Their scrumptious menu provides fresh ingredients to accompany your choice, whether it’s a bacon bagel, salmon bagel or a breakfast burrito. Even if you aren’t up for a big lunch, there are plenty of smaller, lighter options for you to choose from. However, make sure you leave the cafe with a chocolate brownie for later. The subtle raspberry flavor of the brownie is the perfect twist to a classic favorite.

William St, Northbridge WA 6003

Sayers Sister

Welcome to the sibling of Sayers Food Leederville. Sayers Sister is a buzzing cafe that serves up croquettes like no other. Tucked away along a small road in Northbridge, they present creative and seasonal dishes that never disappoint. Waffles, leek and parmesan croquettes, toasted pumpkin bread and toasted ciabatta are all on offer and should accompany your coffee – you must not miss the chocolate honeycomb affogato. However, if it’s a boozy brunch you’re looking for, add in one of their satisfying breakfast cocktails. These include the white sangria or a Pimms and lemonade. Boozy or not, this is a stop you can’t miss.

236 Lake St, Perth WA 6000

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Shadow Wine Bar

For a leisurely weekend delight, add in a mixed drink or sparkling wine to your brunch. Whether you want a Bloody Mary, Aperol Spritz, Grapefruit Mimosa or a Pink Lemonade, there will be a little something to accompany your morning. Bringing a taste of European dining to Northbridge, their creative meals feature oysters, crepes and croque-monsieurs for a classic meal. For a little spice, why not go for broccolini, silverbeet, soft boiled egg and toast or Shark Bay crab spaghettini, caper, lemon, tomato and chili. If this isn’t enough for you and you want to continue your wining and brunching, the Shadow Wine Bar doubles up as a restaurant and wine bar so you can keep going all day long.

214 William St, Perth WA 6000

Wine & Meal | Courtesy of Shadow Wine Bar

Wine & Meal | Courtesy of Shadow Wine Bar

Superstar Waffles

We know there are some very late risers, many of whom are waffle lovers. So what better way to spend your Friday afternoon than in a small cafe hidden from the bustling William Street? Superstar Waffles serves up some large, warm waffles, from classics to the creative, all of which will comfort you with their crispy yet fluffy nature. Enjoy the taste of a warm campfire with the S’mores Waffle, with homemade marshmallow fluff between waffles and Nutella, biscuit crumble and cream. Alternatively, taste the flavors of summer with the Traffic Light Waffle, which colors your waffles with kiwi, banana and strawberries alongside maple syrup and cream. Top your waffles up with an iced drink in a hip mason jar. You will be enjoying your breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert all at once.

William Street Arcade, Northbridge WA 6003

S'mores waffle + chocolate ice cream | Courtesy of Superstar Waffles

S’mores waffle + chocolate ice cream | Courtesy of Superstar Waffles

Tarts Cafe

Don’t be startled by the limited seating out the front of Tarts Cafe, there is plenty inside as well. This allows you to enjoy their fresh and affordable food. This beautiful little cafe serves up modern Aussie dishes for all the healthy stunners out there. From fluffy pancakes to strawberry granola tarts, there’s always something suitable. Both brunch and lunch options are available for takeaway if you’re in a rush. If you have the time, indulge in breakfast quesadillas. They are filled with tomato, coriander and corn salsa, olive tapenade, cheddar cheese and rocket, and served with scrambled eggs and topped with guacamole. This cafe certainly isn’t boring.

212 Lake St, Northbridge WA 6003

Tuck Shop Cafe

This popular cafe is a cozy little place to enjoy your brekkie and lunch in the hustle and bustle of Perth city. Although they are famous for their pies, Tuck Shop Cafe provides a lot more than ordinary egg combos for your brunch. From a tasty black pudding bruschetta to Moroccan meatballs, hummus and fried egg on flatbread, their portions are surprisingly large but very satisfying. Top your meal up with a superbly made latte — there is no better way to start your day than with a little bit of tuck.

1/180 Newcastle St, Perth WA 6000