Little Creatures, Perth
Rochelle Adonis, Perth
3 Meals in Perth, Western Australia
This powerhouse city is renowned for its wealth and the booming mining industry throughout Western Australia. However, in recent years it’s not just the precious metals being unearthed from this great land which is gaining international recognition. Wine, truffles, exotic fruits, free range meat and fresh seafood are some of WA’s delicious commodities currently being placed in the international spotlight. With all this produce flourishing in their backyard, Perth’s culinarians and chefs are proudly creating dishes and menus showing off the best WA has to offer. From fine dining degustations to casual trendy cafes “Local” and “Fresh” are the two words you’ll continually see featured on menus all across Perth.
Fishing Boat Harbour, Fremantle
A popular afternoon spot, this Perth institution is loud, lively and industrial. Surrounded by operative brewing vats, the bar and restaurant is a constant height of activity with trendy, friendly staff taking orders and pulling pints. Head outside to lazily enjoy Perth’s supreme weather and watch the sun set behind Fishing Boat Harbour. With an appetising fusion menu you can graze on a kangaroo tapas plate or polish off a prawn, shiitake mushroom and coriander pesto pizza. One way or another, no meal is to be devoured without a pint of Little Creatures Pale Ale by its side.
Brisbane St, Northbridge
Using fresh local produce for an ever-changing menu which reflects the seasons, Rochelle Adonis High Tea is an exquisite experience. Mismatched vintage silverware and china compliment the serene, simple yet sophisticated studio. Sitting aperch the tall tables, you’re greeted with the contemporary menu and tea selection. The High Tea is two courses, one savoury, one sweet, separated by a sorbet with each plate comprising of four artistic, delicate morsels. If you don’t have the time to indulge in the two hour sitting, simply pop in and purchase some of their famous and delectable nougat or a heavenly cake.
Queen St, Perth CBD
A multifunctional space with a strong “Australian Made” focus, Venn houses a shop, cafe, bar, gallery and studio all under one roof. Aesthetically pleasing, this tri-level historical building and its stylish interior is the perfect place to escape the CBD chaos and enjoy a leisurely breakfast or lunch. Alternatively, head there for dinner and sample the evening menu which is changed weekly. Don’t be discouraged by the limited selection, the share plates will more than satisfy. Once done, indulge in the seasonal cocktail list and, just like the attractive locals, you’ll be enjoying yourself on the rooftop until all hours of the night.
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