You may not realise it, but Perth boasts some of Australia’s most exciting food experiences. Whether you want to visit a fresh farmers’ market, dine in elegance or join in an educational foodie tour, Perth is the ultimate destination for food lovers.
Hire a car from Perth Airport and add these Perth food experiences to the top of your to do list!
Friends Restaurant (pictured)
This CBD venue is a multi award winning restaurant. It has also been voted number 1 on Tripadvisor. Head chef Frederic Verschoore serves up Modern Australian cuisine. He combines the world’s finest culinary techniques with Australia’s wide variety of fresh produce. Friends Restaurant also offers stunning views of Perth’s skyline and the Swan River.
Subi Farmers Market
The Subi Farmers Market has been operating every Saturday since 2009. Organisers say they aim to encourage a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. Here, you’ll find everything you need to make that possible. Shop around for fresh produce, gourmet foods, breads, and organic foods. You’ll also enjoy live entertainment. All of the market’s profits go to the Subiaco Primary School.
High tea at COMO The Treasury
Indulge with high tea at this iconic Perth venue. Set among the beautiful surrounds of the Treasury Lounge, this venue is fit for a king! Think freshly baked cakes, scones along with tea, coffee or champagne. Scrumptious afternoon tea is served every Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 5pm. Make sure you book to avoid the disappointment of being turned away!
Food Night Safari
Discover the famous flavours of Perth with an educational tour. This experience takes you to several locations, where you can explore Perth’s rich food culture. Dress comfortably so you can walk around the city and sample a variety of foods at each restaurant or café. Your guide gives you a local perspective and shares each venue’s story with you to boost your appreciation for these creations.
Travel just outside Perth to the Swan Valley, where you’ll find the world-famous Sandalford Wines. The establishment of this winery in the beautiful valley in 1840 coincides with European settlement in Perth. It’s also synonymous with the birth of Western Australia’s wine industry. A visit to the winery will be the highlight of your trip. You won’t want to stop yourself from sampling several award winning drops.