The best things to do in West Perth

Boobook Bottles and Bar, West Perth, Gangemi's Fine Wines
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West Perth has the perfect mix of nature and city all wrapped up into one.

Despite being a major business district near the city, West Perth feels like a quiet suburban backyard – but don’t let the quiet vibe give you the idea that there’s not much going on!

There is plenty of restaurants, bars, cafes and shopping to do, day and night.


Boobook Bottles and Bar

Checkout this two-in-one bar and bottle-o where you can shop a huge range of boutique wines, rare spirits and of course craft beers. You can take a seat in the bar and sip on a glass of wine, take your pick of the eight beers on tap or try something from their unique list of spirits. If you’re feeling hungry, make sure to grab a few of their small plate style options from the share menu. They also have a coffee window, open weekday mornings for you to grab your morning brew.

Boobook Bottles and Bar, West Perth, Gangemi's Fine Wines

1288 Hay Street, West Perth


For an exquisite lunch or dinner, head down to Perugino – this spot has been serving up tasty traditional Italian meals in a warm and elegant environment since 1986. Sit back and relax while head chef and owner Giuseppe Pagliaricci and his wife Rosalba take you on a culinary journey through Italy. Order yourself a glass of wine and enjoy a mouth-watering meal and the upscale dining experience.

77 Outram Street, West Perth

Cleaver Heritage café

This cute little café is a go-to spot amidst the bustle to grab your morning coffee and a delicious brekky on the way to the office. Their fluffy buttermilk pancakes are to die for, or the smashed avo is sure to satisfy the savoury lovers. They’re all about sustainability and supporting local, using raw ingredients to whip up the perfect brekky menu.

Cleaver Heritage Cafe

67 Cleaver Street, West Perth

West End Deli

Running successfully for around a decade years, this suburban delight has become a staple on the West Perth brunch scene. Frequenters of the establishment need not even ask for their order, as the homely staff know it off by heart. Always focussing on providing top-notch dishes created from locally sourced produce, it’s a rare gem that certainly deserves a visit next time you’re in the area.

95 Carr Street, West Perth

Phat Brew Club

Good food, good drinking and good times? That’s a proposition that’s pretty hard to resist. Phat Brew Club brings all three in spades across its expansive 400-pax Clubroom and beer garden, which opened at the beginning of 2023. And it’s already become a fave of locals in the area, with a delicious core range of beers, some incredibly snackable food and a very welcome vibe.


If you love a wholesome Italian meal as much as we do, then you’ll want to try all the best restaurants and this spot is up there with the best of ’em. Their carefully curated menu features a range of authentic Italian dishes including house made pastas and some fantastic tiramisu. Julio’s offer a memorable dining experience, providing you with a slice of Italy straight out of West Perth.

Julios West Perth

1309 Hay Street, West Perth

Donnie Taco

Basketball and tacos isn’t an obvious combination, but the legends at Donnie Taco have made it work! A slick basketball half court makes for excellent viewing (or playing) while stopping in for a coffee and one of their delicious taco options. An inspired decision, one we never want to understand the basis of, just thoroughly enjoy any chance we can. You can even grab a refreshing lunch meeting beer and then work it off on the court later on, and on Fridays in the warmer month it’s a great little after work spot.

66 Kings Park Road, West Perth

Mayfair Lane

This pub is a mixture of taste and tradition, fancy and relaxed, professional and tongue-in-cheek. Sit out on the terrace in the sunshine, under the balcony overlooking the trees or inside the classic style bistro area, this multi-purpose seating plan has got it all. They have in impressive, award-winning wine list as well as a build-your-own cocktail section and a popular craft beer list.

72 Outram St, West Perth

Bagels & Beans

Exactly what it says on the tin, Bagels & Beans is the West Perth provider of coffee and our favourite carb-dense filling holders – bagels. Based on the busy Hay St strip, covered with posters of old and upcoming gigs, this little funky café has a great vibe. Choose from a range of pre-made bagels or invent your own, all bagels are made fresh on-site daily.

1271 Hay Street, West Perth

Atlas Food + Coffee

One of the cutest cafes goin’ around, Atlas back up their friendly service with an even friendlier Korean-inspired breakfast/lunch menu. The coffee is always on point and they’ve got a bunch of healthy options and vegan smoothies to offset naughty things like their delicious – and very naughty – fried chicken on croffle or waffles:

Atlas Food + Coffee

1238 Hay St, West Perth

Cherry & Grapes

Cherry & Grapes is where all the meetings go down in West Perth, not because it’s a serious spot though. It gets real busy but the staff are always accommodating and friendly, and the surrounds are beautiful. The menu is short, sweet, and packed with winners including lots of gluten free and vegan choices. Their breakfast options are great, but if you’re lunching it, we strongly recommend the KFC Shaka Shokupan Sando – delish:

Cherry & Grapes West Perth

20 Emerald Terrace, West Perth


Perth isn’t exactly stuffed to the gills with fine dining experiences, although Zafferano has been flying the flag for years now. And while they’re no longer in their riverside locale, the Mediterranean-style menu hasn’t lost any of its class. Stacked with fresh seafood – the Horseradish oysters and seafood linguine are delightful – they also know their way around a cocktail.

49 Outram Street, West Perth

Fat Boyz Burgers

This joint is serving up some unreal burgers that aren’t for the faint hearted. For the best vibes in a fun and cosy atmosphere, make sure to stop in here for an after-work bevvy and meal that’ll have you in a food coma. Their bar staff make a mean espresso martini, or if cocktails aren’t your style, they’ve got plenty of wines or a great selection of beers on tap.

1303 Hay St, West Perth

Noodle Inn

If you’re a laksa lover we don’t need to tell you that Noodle Inn is the spot to go for some of the best around town. Spicy as hell, it’ll put a kick up your backside for the afternoon shift. The whole menu is great – and super cheap too – the only trick is finding the dang place, but we can’t make things too easy for you now, can we?

1273 Hay St, West Perth

Tim’s Thai

Not only is Tim’s the best Thai Restaurant in West Perth, it makes a legitimate case for being the best in all of Perth. Testament to this is the lunch rush that’ll put you in a long line if you get there any later than 12pm, the wait is worth it. Best bet is to book a table for a post-work dinner Tuesday-Friday, you won’t be disappointed.

1/1297 Hay St, West Perth



We’re chucking Cavania up the top of this section as it definitely also deserves to be in the eat and drink department. The Cavania Cafe make a great coffee in the morning, but it’s their incredible toasty selection that’ll satisfy all work-related hunger cravings. Next door to the cafe though is a huge homewares and clothing store, perfect for that last minute gift on your way home from the office.

Caravania West Perth

1218 Hay St, West Perth

Verbena Flowers

Speaking of last minute gifts, Verbena Flowers are not only an excellent florist, they’ve got a fantastic selection of indoor plants and pots to choose from too. The secret weapon is their stunning terrariums of all shapes and sizes, and their friendly/helpful service.

1230 Hay Street, West Perth

The Yoga Space

West Perth is home to one of the few authentic Ashtanga yoga studios in Perth. The Yoga Space is run by Jean & Rob, two highly educated academic professionals who gained their yogi accreditation studying Ashtanga in Mysore, India. Learn this ancient practice from the very best as you breathe and bend your way into total mindful relaxation.

6/79 Colin St, West Perth

Picnic In A Park

There are so many parks for your choosing: Harold Boas Parks is frequently used as an outdoor wedding location, the small park wedged between William and Delhi Street is shaded by old trees, covered with flowers, two ponds and a waterfall.  West Perth also obviously backs onto the iconic Kings Park, with plenty of beautiful patches to choose from, just back up some snacks and a blanket, and you’re set.

Various Locations

Jacob’s Ladder

It can’t be all fun and games on these lists, and Jacob’s Ladder is definitely neither. A gruelling, steep 242-step path up the hill just north of Kings Park, it’s where people go to really push themselves. There’s generally plenty of people there doing the same thing as you, so you won’t be short on motivation and you’ll be feeling the pinch quick enough.

1 Cliff St, West Perth


Spend a day massing your brain at Scietch and the Planetarium. There’s always something new to see and not always just for kids, you can learn all about our universe under the 180-degree mega screen. Keep an eye out for their adults only shows that usually involve a sneaky beverage or two.

City West Centre Corner Railway Street & Sutherland St, West Perth


Snag yourself some warehouse-priced bargains at this mega brand outlet centre. Shop brands like Peter Alexander, Adidas, Calvin Klein, House, Kathmandu and more. The enormous stock at heavily discounted prices can be pretty irresistible, so come prepared.

840 Wellington St, West Perth

Salt & Company Cooking School

West Perth isn’t short of fun-filled activities but if you’re looking for something a bit different where you’ll learn something new, why not have a go at a cooking class. This cooking school has got a class for every taste, whether you love French, Japanese, Greek, Mexican or Italian cuisine, they’ve got you covered with a range of available cooking classes that’ll have you and your best mate cooking up a delicious meal in no time. They even offer vegan and vegetarian cooking classes, so no one is left out. This is the perfect activity for friends, partners, kids learning to cook or even corporate groups.

1/239 Fitzgerald Street, West Perth

Header Image Credit: Boobook Bottles and Bar

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