Restaurants in Perth
Boasting more restaurants per capita than any other Australian
city, Perth's multi-cultural make-up lends itself to a varied
cuisine and many styles of eateries.
The best place to find a variety of restaurants is in the Perth CBD, where a selection of funky cafes, pubs and intimate, world-class restaurants await, ready to tantalise the taste buds. Northbridge's cultural hub boasts some more exotic options where everything from spicy Moroccan fare to the gentle flavours of Mediterranean cuisine can be found. For great seafood check out the coastal eateries between Fremantle and Cottesloe, where fresh fish, plump prawns and breathtaking views over the ocean will sing to all senses.
Tips are not expected in restaurants in Perth, although it is becoming more common in expensive restaurants in the bigger cities to leave some money for good service.
Run by a husband and wife team, Restaurant Amuse is a great mix of fine dining and contemporary cuisine. This popular Perth eatery has received numerous awards and continues to impress guests with its unique molecular gastronomy. Open Tuesday through to Saturday with reservations from 7pm.
Address: 64 Bronte Street, East Perth
Telephone: (0) 8 9325 4900
Head Chef David Coomer wows diners with his highly regarded combination of modern Australian and Southeast Asia influenced cuisine. He uses the only finest local and select imported ingredients in his mouth-watering dishes. Softly lit rooms and friendly, efficient service complete the perfect dining experience at Star Anise, one of Perth's finest institutions. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 6:30pm. Bookings recommended.
Address: 225 Onslow road, Shenton park,
Telephone: (0)8 9381 9811
The Loose Box
Address: 6825 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring
Telephone: (0)8 9295 1787
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