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As Perth celebrates a diverse population, the city offers a wide selection of mouth-watering cuisines, including Modern Australian, Chinese, Italian and Indian. Here are the top 10 restaurants in Perth that guarantee will satisfy your taste buds while roaming in this peaceful city of southwest coast of Australia.
- Friends Restaurant (Australian | $$$$)
Established as a sophisticated “friendly” fine dining restaurant, Friends Restaurant has wowed their diners with their world’s finest culinary techniques and exceptional wine list. No wonder it was awarded the winner of “The Travellers’ Choice 2019” on TripAdvisor. Whether to choose from their extensive ala carte menu or the 8-course tasting menu, this classic and fine restaurant attends to each dish on customers’ request to ensure the best food quality. Accompanied by the ambiance of fine art and music, no doubt Friends Restaurant is one of the most sensational fine dining restaurants in West Australia.
Address: 200 St Georges Terrace Cloisters, Perth, Western Australia, 6000 Australia.
- Sentinel Bar & Grill (Bar, Australian, Steakhouse | $$ – $$$)
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Located on the corner of St Georges Terrace and William Street, Sentinel Bar & Grill is a sophisticated Australian restaurant and bar. It is an industrial-chic space with a NYC-inspired interior and hanging lights. This dining and small bar scene encompasses all day dining: breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their menu combines integral food culture of France and New York, featuring signature local grill and classic bistro food (i.e. seared salmon & scallop, green tea soba noodles, wagyu burger). Not to mention their international varietals, beer and cocktails, this bar and dining venue is absolutely on top of everyone’s list to unwind for the day.
Address: 111 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia, 6000 Australia.
- Sayers Sister (Café, Australian, Contemporary | $$ – $$$)
Sayers Sister is highly regarded as one of the perfect brunch spots in North Perth, near Hyde Park. The café is decorated with a rustic chic feel which creates a great atmosphere for casual hangouts. They have excellent baristas and their coffee is top notch. Their well-curated comforting menu is the reason why customers are coming back for more. Definitely try their poached eggs, bruschetta, waffles and more to name a few.
Address: 236 Lake St Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia, 6000 Australia.
- Wok & Ladle (Asian, Thai | $)
A humble restaurant on Hay Street that you would probably miss in a hurry. Wok & Ladle is famous for their Thai eatery style with their signature dishes like green curry chicken, pork belly salad and pad Thai. All foods come in reasonable prices and they are good to share among friends. Notably they are fast in serving, so it is a perfect lunch spot for those in a hurry. Nevertheless, it is also a chill spot for a cup of coffee and spring rolls on a leisurely day.
Address: Shop 8 232 Hay St, Perth, Western Australia, 6004 Australia.
- Amano Restaurant (Italian, Australian | $$ – $$$)
Amano Restaurant is an ideal spot for those who are looking for comfort Italian Australian cuisine. The restaurant is located in the heart of Perth with a picturesque waterside setting. Contemporary interior design and a spacious dining area makes this Italian restaurant a very accommodating dining place for family and business functions. Visitors are recommended to try their set menu which samples some of the restaurant’s signature dishes. For their ala carte menu, definitely try their signature steamed abalone, lamb pappardelle and affogato.
Address: Barrack Street Jetty Pier 1, Perth, Western Australia, 6000 Australia.
- Outback Jacks Bar & Grill Northbridge (Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, Australian | $$ – $$$)
Meat-lover? We gotcha! Outback Jacks Bar & Grill is a restaurant that offers relaxed casual dining with full bar facilities and probably the most extensive steak menu you’ve ever encountered. At Outback Jacks, visitors can select from a range of healthy salads, game burgers, lamb, crocodile, camel and of course juicy steaks. It’s the perfect eat-out venue for group and family with children. Looking for something to surprise your taste buds? Try BBQ Aussie Croc Skewer served with potato wedges and Jack’s Bush Chutney.
Address: 124 James St, Perth, Western Australia, 6003 Australia.
Sen5es Restaurant (Australian, International | $$ – $$$)
Located inside the 5-star hotel Novotel down Adelaide Terrace, Sen5es Restaurant offers one of the most extensive international cuisine menus you can find in town. From banquet-style buffet breakfast, to classic locally-raised Dandaragan grass-fed organic beef, to contemporary Italian cuisine, to flavourful Thai and Malaysian cuisine… this restaurant never fails to impress customers with their quality food and great service.
Address: 221 Adelaide Terrace, Novotel Perth Langley, Perth, Western Australia, 6000 Australia.
- Sauma (Indian, Asian | $$ – $$$)
If you are looking for an Indo-Western place, Sauma it is! Located at the heart of the Cultural Centre, Sauma represents themselves as a chicly rustic meeting place with their modern Bombay interior and textile display. The restaurant pays homage to punchy Indian street food, emphasising freshness, creativity and raw charm. Their must-try dish is the mountain style goat curry cooked on the bone, ginger, turmeric, tomato, beetroot and flavourful Indian spices. Also, try their wagyu beef samosa and delhi chicken tikka tandoor.
Address: 200 William St Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia, 6000 Australia.
- C Restaurant (Australian, European | $$$$)
Situated on the 33rd floor of St Martin’s Tower, C Restaurant is Perth’s one and only revolving restaurant with an amazing metropolitan view overlooking the Swan River, King’s Park and the Darling Ranges. This ambient and serene venue is perfect for a romantic dinner for two. The refined cuisine is mostly Australian, with some degree of European fusion. Be it Pitch Black Angus beef tartare, or Homemade Potato Gnocchi with Napolitana sauce, the food served here in C Restaurant is top notch in flavour.
Address: 44 St Georges Terrace, Level 33, Perth, Western Australia, 6000 Australia.
- Petition Kitchen (Australian, Wine Bar | $$ – $$$)
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Meet Petition Kitchen, adjoined with Petition Beer Corner and Petition Wine Bar & Merchant, a set of 3 licensed venues located within the State Buildings that provides a timeless Australian dining atmosphere. Ranging from small bites to heftier mains, Petition Kitchen is very much inspired by the hard work of local producers, which is hence reflected in their share-friendly plates and seasonally influenced menu. For instance, slow-cooked Fremantle octopus and beef tartare are some of the must-try dishes. Also, be assured of an interesting drink from their minimal-intervention wine list. Meanwhile, office goers can benefit from their takeaway options, such as house-made toasted muesli, pastries and sandwiches.
Address: Corner of St Georges Terrace & Barrack St, Perth, Western Australia, 6000 Australia.