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Dining & nightlife in Perth

Perth is full of bars, pubs, breweries, cafes and restaurants, offering an array of flavours and social scenes.
Choose from traditional Aussie pubs to modern and trendy boutique breweries and chic city bars with a Euro feel.

As for nightlife, Perth is anything but boring and there is a perfect place for everyone to relax with a drink and listen to music.
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Some of the high end places to eat include:

  • Jackson's Restaurant serves up delicious meat and seafood dishes to suit the season.
  • ​Rockpool Bar and Grill is one of International chef Neil Perry's taste sensations. If you miss out eating here, try his other restaurants in Melbourne and Sydney.
  • The Gala Restaurant​​​ offers traditional European cuisine and uses local black truffles.
  • My Place Bar and Restaurant serves up Modern Australian food using local produce and at great prices.

If you're looking for something inexpensive, try:

  • Gypsy Tapas in Freemantle that serves up Spanish food and live music. Servings are very generous. For the hungry, try the 11 course degustation menu that includes wine and coffee.
  • ​The Publican is another popular place to eat and offers a wide menu from Tapas, Asian, pizza, seafood to a tender and mouthwatering steak.

Pubs, bars and entertainment

Many of Perth’s traditional pubs are located in grand old colonial hotels, and meals are commonly served there as well. Beers and wines from all over the world are available.

Perth also has a vibrant modern Australian pub scene, with gourmet meals, handcrafted beers, and impressive wine lists. Entertainment in the afternoons and evenings may include rock, jazz, blues, or even comedy sessions. Local Sunday sessions are a landmark in Perth and Fremantle.

Where will you find the best pubs and bars in Perth? Try Fremantle, Subiaco, or Mount Lawley.

Perth’s laneways are home to chic small bars and restaurants. Tour the state’s best microbreweries in Margaret River, Swan Valley, Perth, and Broome.

Where to stay in Perth

Western Australia is a playground for the very rich through to budget loving backpackers. So when it comes to accommodation, you will find five star hotels and apartments to backbacker hostels and dorms.
There's also a good chance your accommodation will include overnight camping - depending on where you are visiting in Western Australia.

Check out accommodation options and prices below.