If you have a modern love affair with hand rolls, sushi and sake, then Aisuru Sushi is for you. Located in the heart of Perth Cultural Centre, this popular Japanese restaurant offers some of the best sushi in Perth, all holding fresh, nutritious and healthy components. Before you dive in some sushi and yakitori, chow down on miso soup or creamy popcorn shrimp to start – you won’t regret it.
Monday to Thursday 12PM-2.30PM / 6PM-9.30PM, Friday 12PM-2.30PM / 6PM-10PM, Saturday 12PM-3PM / 6PM-10PM, Sunday 12PM-3PM, 6PM-9.30PM
Aisuru Sushi, 208 William St, Perth WA, Australia, +61 8 9328 8578
For flavours like no other in Perth, head to Baby Mammoth for South African foods and some of the most creative cocktails you will ever come across. With cuisine inspired by Dutch, French, German and Indonesian flavours, this restaurant combines all the goodness of the rainbow with the excellent produce of Australia. Offering spiced cauliflower and mutton curry ‘bunny chow’, be sure to save room for some dessert, whether it’s the August Cheflab winner (there’s Nutella sponge in this!) or a Don Pedro (alcoholic milkshake with shaved chocolate).
Monday to Thursday 6PM-10.30PM, Friday 6PM-12AM, Saturday 12PM-12AM
Baby Mammoth, 2/305 William St, Northbridge WA, Australia, +61 8 9227 1474
The Bonsai Restaurant & Cafe Lounge
Australians love their Japanese cuisine, and in catering to both vegetarians and meat-lovers, The Bonsai will become your new go-to place for contemporary share plates in a relaxing, yet elegant, ambience. Whether you order an array of entrée dishes to indulge in or go straight for the mains, Bonsai shares their excitement and tradition of the intriguing cuisine.
Wednesday & Thursday 5.30PM-9PM, Friday & Saturday 5.30PM-9.30PM, Sunday 5.30PM-9PM
‘Give it to me Greek!’ If you can’t decide what to eat at Brika, that is all you need to say for them to make the decision for you. At Brika, you can enjoy an array of Greek food and drinks in the rustic setting of the restaurant. From the Pantzarosalata (roasted beetroot, haloumi, candied walnut and whipped feta) to the Clams Krassata (clams, white wine and cream garlic) and Goat Keftedes (meatballs, grains, beetroot and yoghurt), it’s without a doubt a favourite foodie domain.
Monday to Thursday 7.30AM-11PM, Friday & Saturday 7.30AM-12AM, Sunday 7.30AM-10PM
Brika, 3/177 Stirling St, Perth WA, Australia, +61 455 321 321
If you’re seeking a traditional Italian pizza – traditional meaning there’s no pineapple on the pizzas – just like those served both on the streets and in the pizzerias across Naples, then a trip to Dough Pizza is in order. Inspired by the authentic tastes and craftsmanship in Italy, this retro-style diner produces wood-fired pizza that will make you sing delizioso! However, be sure to save room for a Nutella calzone – Nutella and pizza, what more could you want?
Monday to Friday 12PM-5PM / 5.30PM-10.30PM, Saturday 12PM-3PM / 5.30PM-11.30PM, Sunday 12PM-3PM / 5.30PM-10.30PM
Dough Pizza, 434A William St, Perth WA, Australia, +61 8 9228 0444
Francoforte Spaghetti Bar
For a truly unique delight, head down to Francoforte Spaghetti Bar for pasta the way Nonna makes it. A favourite amongst locals, they specialise in a short and sweet pasta menu that will have you cheering for more. Whether you’re intrigued by the Kangaroo Bolognese or Kale Pesto, they also offer Italian Salad and Porco Rosso. Yum!
Monday to Thursday 12PM-2.30PM / 5PM-10PM, Friday 12PM-2.30PM / 5PM-11PM, Saturday 5PM-11PM, Sunday 5PM-10PM
Lucky Chan’s Laundry + Noodle Bar
Unlike the name suggests, this isn’t a laundry place, no matter what the windows may suggest. Within Lucky Chan’s is a popular multi-level temple offering an array of classic Chinese dishes and cocktails, all within a hipster eatery. Doubling as a laid-back bar, you can indulge in prawn crackers and Japanese curry salt mayo and as much ramen till your heart’s content well into the night.
Monday to Thursday 5PM-2AM, Friday to Sunday 12PM-3AM
Formerly known as Nahm Thai, Nunam dishes up some of Perth’s most authentic Thai food with a twist for brekky, lunch and dinner. This little gem is tucked away from the hustle and bustle, encouraging a relaxed atmosphere for you to try their red curry with roast duck and lychees along with the soft shell crab, duck pancake and pad thai noodles without the distraction of the crowds.
Monday to Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 7AM-2.30PM / 6PM-10PM, Sunday 7AM-2.30PM
Nunam, 223 Bulwer St, Perth WA, Australia, +61 8 9228 8881
The Old Crow
Cocktail jugs and gourmet American food is all you will find at The Old Crow. This popular restaurant and bar serves up some of the most fascinating foods from the heart and soul of America. From buttermilk hotcakes, fried chicken, egg and maple to chipotle and miso lamb ribs, jalapeño, mint and pecans, and octopus, smoked potato, bacon and pickles, it is their dessert that deserves a special mention – after all, who doesn’t like brownies or meringues?
Tuesday to Thursday 6PM-10PM, Friday 5PM-12AM, Saturday 10.30AM-12AM, Sunday 10.30AM-10PM
The Old Crow, 172 Newcastle St, Perth WA, Australia, +61 8 9227 9995
The hip, two-level bar of The Standard is a modern Australian bar, kitchen and garden offering a short menu that provides ample choices. Although the croquettes and lamb belly are always a good choice, it is their garlic clams that truly top it off and accompany their cocktails and craft beer best. Whether you’re there for a meal to take you into the night, or a weekend meal, this is one place you should not resist.
Monday to Thursday 4PM-12AM, Friday & Saturday 12PM-12AM, Sunday 12PM-10PM
The Standard, 28 Roe St, Northbridge WA, Australia, +61 8 9228 1331