If you’re looking for water views and exquisite food, this selection of top-rated waterfront restaurants in Perth will be just for you!

Planning a date night? Maybe a special occasion? Perhaps a friendly daytime catchup? Whatever your reason or the season, it’s always the perfect time to book yourself in at a restaurant with a water view.

Thankfully, the seaside city of Perth is packed with plenty of waterfront eateries. From casual beachside venues to more formal establishments hanging on the shoreline of the Swan River.

So, if you’re in search of a swimmingly good selection of restaurants with water views, read on through as we share with you the best waterfront restaurants in Perth for 2024!


Bib & Tucker

Located at Leighton Beach and right next to the Fremantle Surf Club lies Bib & Tucker, an elegant yet relaxed beachside dining venue. Using seasonal produce for their ever-changing menu, they pride themselves on serving fresh and local ingredients. On top of the many delightful menu offerings, Perthlings can also expect a delicious range of cocktails to sip through. Co-owned by former Olympic medalist and winner of Celebrity MasterChef, Eamon Sullivan, Bib & Tucker is renowned for its modern Australian feel, taking home the title of the best waterfront restaurants in Perth.


Perth's Bib and Tucker. Image supplied.

Perth’s Bib and Tucker. Image supplied.

Bib & Tucker | 18 Leighton Beach Blvd, North Fremantle, WA 6159

The Boatshed Restaurant

Also making our list as one of the Best Oyster Bars in Australia, The Boatshed Restaurant, sitting on the bank of the Swan River, is famed for their tantalising 180-degree views of nearby Perth City and Kings Park. With the city playing as the perfect backdrop, regardless of the reason for the visit, the panoramic views will surely have you bewitched. Their menu is best described as modern Australian with a focus on incorporating freshly sourced seafood. With freshly shucked oysters as their specialty, we recommend pairing your visit with a glass of bubbles and, of course, good company!

The Boatshed Restaurant | 1L Coode St, South Perth, WA 6151

Hearth Restaurant

Who knew that one of Perth’s Best High Tea Experiences could also make the cut as one of the best waterfront restaurants in the city. But, The Ritz-Carlton’s Hearth Restaurant does just that. With blue hued decor, Hearth’s menu focuses mainly on seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. Expect the likes of Heard Island Toothfish with wattleseed and miso, Dry Aged Wagin Duck and, our favourite, the Croissant and Danish Pudding with popcorn ice-cream for dessert. A must visit in 2024!

Hearth Restaurant | 1 Barrack St, Perth, WA 6000

Il Lido Italian Canteen

Marine Parade along Cottesloe’s beachfront has a plethora of waterfront venues. But, if you’re seeking for a change from fish and chips, try the famed restaurant Il Lido Italian Canteen. The venue, formerly a 1930s art deco cabaret hall, is now a sophisticated yet relaxed Italian inspired espresso bar and restaurant. The beautiful interior is decked out with racks of wine bottles, providing a delectable option for anyone’s taste buds. Get your friends together, take a seat in the alfresco area and watch the sun set over the Indian Ocean while soaking up the ambiance of the renowned Cottesloe Beach.


Il Lido Italian Canteen, Perth. Image via Tourism Western Australia.

Il Lido Italian Canteen, Perth. Image via Tourism Western Australia.

Il Lido Italian Canteen | 88 Marine Parade, Cottesloe, WA 6011

Rambla on Swan

Perth’s Oyster Bar, Rambla on Swan, features a recently remodeled waterfront deck bar that allows guests to admire the Swan River. With a restaurant, alfresco area and deck bar, what more could you want? Pick between natural or kilpatrick oysters before digging into the Garlic Roast Prawns, the Ceviche and Salt and Pepper Calamari. Relax on the deck with a beer from the tap, a perfectly crafted cocktail, a glass of wine or a bottle of champagne and soak up the sunshine and sweeping water views of the Swan and the city skyline.


Rambla on Swan, Perth. Photographed by: Shot by Thom. Image supplied

Rambla on Swan, Perth. Photographed by: Shot by Thom. Image supplied

Rambla on Swan | 39/85 S Perth Esplanade, South Perth, WA 6151

Scarborough Beach Bar

The glass balcony at the Scarborough Beach Bar is an ideal location to take in the bustling Scarborough beachfront, especially while indulging in a refreshing beverage and shared nibblies with friends. On tap they offer many popular local beers, and you can also take your pick from a large list of spritzes, fruity cocktails and esteemed wines. One of the best beachside restaurants in Perth, with regular events and offerings, Scarborough Beach Bar always know how to draw in a crowd!

Scarborough Beach Bar | Level 1/1 Manning St, Scarborough, WA 6019

The Shorehouse

The inviting deck chairs and bright yellow umbrellas are hard to resist at The Shorehouse. With views over Swanbourne Beach, the outdoor deck is the perfect place to soak up the sunshine on a summer’s morning. There are many breakfast options ranging from waffles, spiced eggs and their specialty, the blue swimmer crab omelette. There’s even a kid’s brekky option for the little ones. If you’re looking for one of the best beachside restaurants in Perth with a view, make sure to book ahead at this delicious venue!

The Shorehouse | 278 Marine Parade, Swanbourne, WA 6010


Perched atop COMO The Treasury, Wildflower is an oasis of culinary creativity. Best described as a culinary expedition with a view, this Fine Dining Restuarant in Perth embraces a farm-to-table philosophy, showcasing the best of Western Australia’s seasonal produce. Each dish is a masterpiece, celebrating the region’s diverse flavors, from Margaret River wagyu to Manjimup truffles. With panoramic views of the Swan River and city skyline that enhance the dining experience, Wildflower is a must-visit destination for discerning palates.


Wildflower, Perth. Image via Tourism Western Australia.

Wildflower, Perth. Image via Tourism Western Australia.

Wildflower | COMO The Treasury Level 4, 1 Cathedral Ave, Perth, WA 6000

Enjoy a drink with a side of sweeping water views with this list of the Best Waterfront Bars in Perth. How does breakfast by the beach sound? Start your day off with a visit to one of the Waterfront Brunch Spots in Perth.

Feature image: Rambla on Swan, Perth. Photographed by: Shot by Thom. Image supplied.