Western Australian restaurants that made the short list were specifically acknowledged by the Guides for their exceptional quality of fresh produce and out-of-the-ordinary cuisine.
Nahm Thai, Perth City
Vibrant, chic and always bustling, Nahm Thai is a multi award-winning restaurant that steers away from standard Thai in favour of fresh and innovative creations.
Phone: (08) 9328 7500. Awarded 14 Chefs Hats.
Opus Restaurant, West Perth
Opus Restaurant lives up to its reputation by providing a fine dining experience like no other. The flavours are intense, complex and alluring with menus changing seasonally.
Phone: (08) 9217 8880. Awarded 14 Chefs Hats.
More information on the winners can be found at the Australian Good Food and Travel Guide website.
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As the locals will proudly attest, there's nothing quite like dining on gourmet fare and sipping fine wine under a balmy summer night sky in Perth, Subiaco, Fremantle, Mount Lawley and Victoria Park.
Designed with sustainability principles in mind, Greenhouse is one of Perth’s funkiest restaurants. Located on St. George’s Terrace, it offers superb coffee, cocktails, food and wine.
Reliably good food, coffee and wine can be found in Perth’s chic boutique hotspot at 44 King Street. This place is bustling from breakfast till late.
Complete with Chesterfield couches, mood lighting and an elegant courtyard, Andaluz Tapas Bar is located in the basement of the 104-year-old Parker & Parker, on Howard Street in the CBD.
Gourmet market and wine seller the Beaufort Street Merchant dishes up delectable delights for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Reinventing the traditional pub, The Brisbane is a funky, urban and contemporary hang out. Modern pub food is served with the freshest of produce for an affordable price.
Organic, contemporary and hip, Cantina 663 merges all of these elements flawlessly. Their Italian-inspired menu and wine list will enchant your tastebuds.
Subiaco’s funky Funtastico is open for coffee, snacks or something more substantial. Serving mostly Italian pastas and pizza, it also offers some Aussie favourites including steak and mash.
Or, experience the exotic at Alaturka – serving up a selection of authentic Turkish food inspired by century-old recipes.
Perth views to dine for
If it's sweeping views you're after, step right this way.
Enjoy unbeatable views of the Perth city and Swan River over delectable restaurant fare at Fraser's Restaurant, The Old Swan Brewery or Matilda Bay.
At C Restaurant in Perth, revolving windows deliver a breathtaking bird's eye view of the city and beyond.
Halo Café is surrounded by the calm blue river at Barrack Square, while the Crystal Swan takes you down the river itself, with a range of afternoon and dinner cruises.
Bluewater Grill in Applecross also boasts million-dollar views of the Swan River and Perth city skyline.