What to Do in Perth, Australia
Mary Street Bakery
You will be greeted by the smell of freshly baked bread as you step in to this lovely brunch spot, located not too far away from the city. Be sure to try the fried chicken buttermilk pancake. 507 Beaufort St., Highgate. marystreetbakery.com.au.
Bib & Tucker
Located away from the bustling streets, by the Indian Ocean, Bib & Tucker is the spot to catch up with friends over lunch or have a glass of wine. 18 Leighton Beach Blvd, North Fremantle. bibandtucker.net.au
Prove to your friends you visited Perth by Instagramming this boatshed, which is a popular wedding photography location for obvious reasons. Along Mounts Bay Road, Crawley.
A wonderful market with a wide range of fresh produces, meat, dairy products and everything you need. Don’t miss their pastries, too. 40 Jarrad St., Cottesloe. boatshedmarket.com.au
It’s a little café tucked away in a corner, serving great coffee and awesome pastries. 3/669 Beaufort St, Mount Lawley. facebook.com/bossmancoffee
Chu serves beautiful-looking pastries that taste as good as they look, if not better. Walk over to Hyde Park (just opposite) and enjoy your treats with a view. 498 William St, Highgate. @chubakery
Sculptures by the Beach is held every summer and is one of the best places in Perth to soak up some sun while eating fish and chips. Along Marine Parade, Cottesloe.
Sometimes you’ll be lucky enough to find a spot and skip the wait, but usually at this hot spot you have to leave a phone number and come back when they text you. It’s worth the delay. Shop 7, Fremantle Markets, Fremantle. facebook.com/DosukoiRamen
Buskers often put on amazing shows just outside this home to great food and fresh produce. It can’t be missed if you’re after the full local experience. South Terrace & Henderson Street, Fremantle. fremantlemarkets.com.au
Gordon Street Garage
Love wide-open spaces? This is the place for you. They roast their coffee beans in-house and also serve food. 16 Gordon St, West Perth. gsgarage.com.au
Gordon Street Garage
Grouch & Co.
Friendly guys, great coffee and attractive interiors. What more can you ask for? Grouch & Co. is a micro-roaster as well. Unit 1/45 McCoy St, Myaree. grouchandco.com
Hillary’s Boat Harbour
Food and family activities abound, and the aquarium is a great spot for entertaining the kids. 86 Southside Dr, Hillarys. hillarysboatharbour.com.au
Come here for great Japanese food served in neat wooden boxes. The river is a ten minute walk away, making it the perfect place to bring a takeaway box. 21-23 Queens Road, Mount Pleasant.
A beautiful interior and design store. If you drop by on weekends, Clem will be more than happy to make you a cup of coffee as well. 2 Saunders St, Perth. arrivalhall.com.au
Exceptional doughnuts, made fresh and served hot by Mr. Levi himself. Shop Y7, Fremantle Markets, Fremantle. www.facebook.com/Levis-Doughnuts
From the street, it looks like a laundromat. But looks can be deceiving. They serve great ramen, bao and cocktails. 311 William St, Northbridge. luckychans.com.au
Pixel Coffee Brewers
Gorgeous cakes, towering avocado toasts and a delicious nitro cold brew are just a few of the reasons to visit this cute shop. 2/226 Oxford St, Leederville. @pixelcoffee
Bread in Common
This cavernous space serves food all day. breadincommon.com.au
Felix & Co.
A good spot for specialty coffee. felixandco.com
This beautiful park features a botanic garden. bgpa.wa.gov.au
Red Cherries Coffee
Come early for coffee or tasty sandwiches. facebook.com/redcherriescoffee
South Perth Foreshore
A scenic area that's open to the public. southperth.wa.gov.au