Great inner-north spots to eat and drink
Rusty Pig in Leederville offers good, tasty food cooked on an open fire in an intimate, casual setting. Located across the road from The Re Store, Rusty Pig is licenced and specialises in share dishes – perfect for overdue catch-ups.
For an intimate and delicious Italian dining experience, head to La Madonna Nera in Mount Hawthorn. This wine bar cucina offers a little haven of comfort and familiarity over tasty Italian plates and wines sourced from smaller producers in Italy and Australia.
If Japanese is more your flavour, head to Tsukaya to enjoy modern Japanese with a Peruvian twist ….think tacos with sushi! The best bit is that it’s BYO, so you can choose your own favourite beverage to enjoy with each simple, delicious offering.
Pogo’s at The Mezz in Mount Hawthorn features a share menu of modern Australian food with Middle Eastern and Mediterranean influences and a drinks list bursting with delicious cocktails, mocktails, wine and more.
For those with little ones, Blacksmith on Beaufort Street is a great family friendly option. Parents can enjoy great coffee and all day breakfast and lunch options while the kids can have their own fun in the outdoor kids play area.
If you’re after a more funky, casual vibe, head to Dainty Dowager - Perth’s first Asian Roasting House, bar and all-round snack joint in Mount Lawley; serving up dainty tasty bites and unique cocktails.
If you are after authentic Thai food, head to Baan Baan on Newcastle Street. Its name translates as ‘comfort and simple’ and the food is a mixture of homestyle and regional Thai recipes, including some of the owners’ traditional family recipes.
For wine lovers, you can’t go past the unique experience of Wines of While on William Street – Perth’s first natural wine bar. Indulge in one of their local or international natural, organically farmed wines while enjoying their delicious dishes - from wine snacks to pasta; all grown without chemicals and sourced as locally as possible.
Chinta’s tropical garage in North Perth is the perfect place to organise your Bali-inspired Christmas get together. Enjoy brunch, lunch, or high tea, featuring delicious and bold South East Asian flavours. Chinta Cafe also offers a range of takeaway options, if you’d prefer to have people over.
For a truly unique dining experience, check out Satchmo Café in North Perth, where traditional Jewish cuisine meets New Orleans flair. With a seasonal menu that reflects the traditional Jewish roots of the owners combined with their love of New Orleans cuisine and music, Satchmo offers the perfect vibe.
- 06 Jan '21