How does breakfast by the beach sound Perth? Or how about bottomless brunch or famed coffee shops?

Perth is spoilt for choice when it comes to waterside dining, with picturesque beaches and waterways to accompany a delicious morning snack. Whether it’s enjoying a picture-perfect breakfast after a night out, celebrating a special occasion with a bottomless brunch, or to just treat yourself with an afternoon pick-me-up at a new coffee shop, there’s always an excuse to get out and experience the best waterfront brunch spots in Perth. Because let’s face it, nothing can top a Sunday brunch!

So, for breakfast with a view, get your weekend kickstarted with our list of the best waterfront brunch spots in Perth of 2023. Just grab some friends and enjoy all that the weekend and Perth has to offer at these best breakfast spots.

<strong>Bayside Kitchen</strong>
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Bayside Kitchen

Located on Matilda Bay, Bayside Kitchen offers picturesque views of the Swan River and the city skyline. If you’re strolling alongside the river, this is an ideal place to take a seat and watch the boats cruise past. Open from 7:30am onwards, they are known for their delicious salads, juices, vegan treats and comfort foods. With ever-changing specials, you are sure to be pleased with their exciting menu, be sure to keep up to date with their regular updates on Facebook.

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5 Hackett Dr, Crawley, WA 6009

<strong>Bib & Tucker</strong>
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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 breakfast classics that make up their menu, Perthlings will also be able to scramble up their breakfast into a bottomless brunch experience thanks to their delicious range of cocktails. 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 breakfast with a view in Perth.

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18 Leighton Beach Blvd, North Fremantle, WA 6159
<strong>The Boatshed Restaurant </strong>
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The Boatshed Restaurant

While Perth has an abundance of beaches, we can’t forget the beautiful dining experiences along the meandering Swan River. The Boatshed Restaurant is located right on the water’s edge, giving you the perfect view of Perth at any time of day. Serving upscale modern Australian cuisine in style, feast on a delicious selection of breakfast staples and lunchtime delights including the slow cooked lamb shank. And to top it off, why not grab a coffee and take a stroll along the Swan River, letting you soak in the stunning view at your leisure. If you’re looking for the best brunch in Perth The Boatshed Restaurant is for you.

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61 Riverside Rd, East Fremantle, WA 6158
<strong>Canteen Trigg</strong>
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Canteen Trigg

Canteen Trigg offers casual beachside dining opposite the beautiful Trigg Beach in Perth’s north-west. Apart from their spectacular location, they are known for being one of the first eateries to introduce poke bowls into the Perth scene. For your delicious Hawaiian dish, take your pick from salmon or tuna alongside a range of accompaniments such as edamame, brown rice, ginger and wasabi mayo. These bowls are available on their lunch menu from 11am onwards, but if you want to head down to the beach earlier, you’ll find all the best combinations of eggs, mushrooms, Persian feta, cherry tomatoes, sourdough toast and plenty more on their breakfast menu.

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364 West Coast Dr, Trigg, WA 6029
<strong>Clancy’s Fish Bar</strong>
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Clancy’s Fish Bar

Clancy’s is a laid-back restaurant on the doorstep of City Beach, serving crowd favourites such as breakfast wraps, granola and gourmet burgers. It is the perfect spot to enjoy a swim before or after a meal – sandy feet are more than welcome! If you come for lunch, you can expect freshly caught seafood, salads and fish and chips and seafood platters, all paired well with local wine and craft beers. It is also a kid-friendly spot, with a playground right next to the cafe. Perth, if you’re looking for brunch with a view, this is it.

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195 Challenger Pde, City Beach, WA 6015
<strong>Hamptons City Beach</strong>
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Hamptons City Beach

As the name suggests, Hamptons City Beach is a beautiful and sophisticated venue, just like the famous beachside resort. With handfuls of vegetarian options, their large breakfast menu also includes a range of well-loved brunch favourites such as pancakes, bruschetta, and eggs benedict. Although their outdoor area rewards you with breathtaking views, just remember to pack your bathers as you’ll be very tempted to head down to the beach for a dip after breakfast.

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179 Challenger Pde, City Beach, WA 6015
<strong>Harbourside Freo</strong>
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Harbourside Freo

Sweet cocktails, perfect sunsets and spectacular views of the harbour are a staple at Harbourside Freo. Overlooking the luxurious Success Boat Harbour, Harbourside Freo will have you soaking in the fresh sea air while munching down on a delicious Mediterranean-inspired menu. And, for those wanting to start their weekend right, grab some friends and book a seat at Harbourside Freo’s seasonal bottomless brunch – one of the best brunch experiences in Fremantle!

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42 Mews Rd, Fremantle, WA 6160
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Truly an oasis by the ocean, this restaurant offers a sophisticated dining experience with delicious meals made from locally sourced ingredients. Located on Perth’s prized City Beach, Odyssea should be your go-to as one of Perth’s best breakfast spots. Just a 15-minute drive from the CBD, a reasonably priced seasonal menu and a SSEA deck that’s perfect for enjoying the warm weather – this indulgent, seaside brunch spot is a must visit in 2023!

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187 Challenger Pde, City Beach, WA 6015
<strong>The Shorehouse</strong>
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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 breakfast spots in Perth with a view, make sure to book ahead at this delicious venue!

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278 Marine Pde, Swanbourne, WA 6010

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This article was first published on September 23 2020. It was updated and edited by Hunter and Bligh on May 29 2023.