Brunch is arguably the best meal to have out…bringing together the greatest parts of the breakfast and lunch into one perfect 11am sitting. Whether you’re having a lazy morning, catching up with friends, looking for a wholesome date idea or just in need of a mid-week treat – brunch is usually the answer. If you’re trying to track down Perth’s best inner-city brunch spots, we’ve got you covered:
1. Community at Quay – Elizabeth Quay
With an all-day menu featuring the best breakfast-lunch staples, Community at Quay Perth is an ideal destination for brunch lovers. Located in the elegant hotel lobby, this café offers a premium indoor-outdoor dining experience adjacent to the beautiful riverfront Esplanade in Elizabeth Quay.
2. Mary Street Allendale and QV1 – CBD
It wouldn’t be a brunch compilation without cult favourite, Mary Street Bakery. While the bakery’s popularity has allowed it to open locations all over Perth, its Allendale Square and QV1 venues are conveniently located right in the heart of the CBD, on St Georges Terrace. The eclectic selection of baked treats include loaded sandwiches, croissants, seasonal danish, donuts, and more. The bakery is also renowned for its batch brew coffee, which is available until 3pm on weekdays.
3. Sayers Sister – Northbridge
Located near the stunning Hyde Park, you’ll find a local favourite – Sayers Sister. With an impressive and hearty food menu featuring garlic fried chicken croffle, French toast, and slow cooked beef brisket, as well as breakfast cocktails including Bloody Marys, Mimosas, Espresso Martinis and more, it’s not surprising that this brunch destination is always heaving with visitors.
4. Forklore – West Perth
If you’re looking for a unique brunch experience, head to Forklore. The Asian-inspired menu features a delicious selection of all-day brunch dishes including udon, chicken katsu sando, kimchi fried rice, congee, and more. This aesthetic café was created by the team behind Tbsp, and it brings a light, vibrant dining destination to West Perth’s corporate scene.
5. Gordon Street – West Perth
This garage-turned-café is one of Perth’s most popular brunch spots for good reason. The lofty, industrial-style Gordon Street Garage is open all day, with an extensive “anytime menu” to accommodate the many comers-and-goers of this West Perth eatery. With a focus on high-quality food, drinks and experiences, Gordon Street Garage is ideal for a (brunch) break, catching up with friends, a meeting place or a cosy destination to catch up on emails over a cup of batch brew coffee.
6. Cherry & Grapes – West Perth
Cherry & Grapes’ website states “…it’s never too late for coffee, too early for wine or food.” and we couldn’t agree more! Tucked into the gorgeous Emerald Terrace in West Perth, this café serves up an indulgent seasonal menu with an Asian-inspired twist. Think: fluffy matcha and yuzu soufflés, Korean fried chicken sando, prawn & scallop pasta, kimchi risotto and more. If you love good food, this beautiful café is a must-visit. A personal favourite of Perth Happenings owner, Pieta.
7. Offshoot Coffee – CBD
A roaster and café that can be found on Hay Street, Offshoot Coffee is the location of choice for coffee snobs. While this café offers a selection of delicious grab-and-go brunch options, its speciality coffee is the highlight of the experience. The expert team creates unique blends by sourcing and roasting premium beans from select suppliers around the world. Founded by the Mary Street Bakery crew, you can guarantee this inner-city coffee shop is worth a visit.
8. Heno & Rey – CBD
Spanish tapas for brunch, anyone? The stunning Heno & Rey can be found within the Intercontinental Hotel on King Street. CBD visitors can enjoy a divine selection of authentic Spanish share-plates, coffee and sangria at this atmospheric all-day venue. This experience offers a backdrop of the vibrant King Street and lively Spanish music, as well as menu items packed with traditional, rich, authentic flavours.
9. The Wolf Espresso – CBD
Locally roasted coffee, cold pressed juices and an abundance of fresh, delicious food can all be found at The Wolf Espresso. This cosy café is nestled in the vibrant Wolf Lane, and has a focus on raw, vegetarian and paleo dishes. A favourite for coffee-lovers and those looking for a healthy brunch spot in the CBD, The Wolf Espresso is unsurprisingly always bustling with visitors.
10. Telegram Coffee – CBD
The State Buildings are known for being home to some of the best dining experiences in Perth, and Telegram Coffee is no exception. With house-sourced and roasted coffee blends, a stunning heritage-style interior, and a delicious selection of bakery treats, it’s no wonder this inner-city coffee shop is the destination of choice for CBD workers and residents.
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