Western Australia, forget busy inner city dining and head to one of these restaurants for a spectacular waterfront view.
When it comes to waterfront dining, Western Australia has got it covered. Overlooking lush and beautiful sandy white beaches, these restaurants are certainly hard to beat, and if the stunning views don’t draw you in, these restaurants also boast mouth-watering menus. With an abundance of delicious food to choose from including fresh, locally-caught seafood, the hardest part will be deciding on which venue to visit first.
Overlooking the beautiful Swanbourne beach, The Shorehouse boasts a beautiful deck that is the place to soak up the summery days and nights. Chef Ollie Gould offers his modern Australian menu that is a combination of Mediterranean influenced food and seasonal produce; perfect for a fresh and healthy breakfast, a long lunch on the deck or dinner with friends.
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Hamptons City Beach
Specialising in only the finest and freshest local seafood and produce with a strong focus on sustainable, seasonal ingredients, you can expect a modern Australian fare but with a classic Hampton’s twist. Celebrate the wonderful breadth of Western Australia on their outdoor deck, or enjoy from inside with floor to ceiling windows.
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Redmanna Waterfront Restaurant
Voted Dimmi’s 2016 Best Restaurant With A View, Redmanna Waterfront Restaurant is one venue that you don’t want to miss. This picturesque location is ideal to enjoy a meal with friends or share a romantic date. Book an outside table so you can catch the sunset and even get a glimpse of some friendly dolphins as they swim by. The menu is sophisticated and offers a variety of options such as their famous Redmanna Seafood Tower. For something sweet, we recommend the Redmanna Dessert Taste Platter.
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The Stage Door Waterfront Restaurant
With a spectacular view overlooking the Mandjar Bay, The Stage Door Waterfront Restaurant is the place to be. With a variety of Modern Australian dishes, pair your meal with a local wine at lunch or dinner and take in the glorious view. For something different, why not head down to The Stage Door’s Sunday buffet breakfast and experience the sun rise over the beautiful estuary.
Bib and Tucker
At Bib and Tucker, enjoy a variety of Modern Australian dishes using produce from local suppliers. Overlooking the Indian Ocean, we recommend booking a table outside so that you can admire the breathtaking views. Bib and Tucker have a modern yet quirky vibe that provide guests with a relaxing and unique dining experience. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, check it out for Instagram-worthy breakfasts to sunsets over dinner.
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Kailis Trigg Beach
The Kailis’ Trigg dining room sits overlooking the iconic Trigg beach. This recently re-developed building houses a spectacular Hamptons styled dining room with 180 degree unobstructed ocean front views. Their classic seafood menu features a wide range of locally caught Western Australian seafood, along with non-seafood items, and the southern alfresco area provides an exceptional beach front outdoor dining experience.
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Equinox Bar & Restaurant
Situated on a beautiful beachfront overlooking the historic Busselton Jetty, Equinox Bar and Restaurant delivers a view. Taking great pride in using WA’s seasonal and local produce to create a variety of multi-cuisine dishes, the menu changes regularly. Pair your meal with a wine from the local Margaret River Wine Region to make this an unforgettable WA experience.
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No doubt having one of Perth’s best restaurant ocean views, Barchetta is hard to beat. With sensational beachfront views, you can take full advantage whether you’re dining on the balcony or inside the glass-walled restaurant. Enjoy a Mediterranean inspired meal while admiring Cottesloe Beach, and if you fancy, a delicious drop of local wine. If the weather permits, don’t hesitate to go for a dip in the ocean after your meal.
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Skeetas boasts beautiful panoramic ocean views which you can enjoy from the balcony. The menu offers a large selection of dishes, but frequently changes in accordance to the fresh seasonal produce that is available. We recommend visiting on a Friday night when the special Teeny Tapas and Cocktail night is on. The fun filled atmosphere at Skeetas isn’t one to miss.
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C Restaurant in the Sky
C Restaurant in the Sky is a revolving restaurant on the thirty-third floor of the St. Martins Tower. Serving sophisticated Modern Australian cuisine, pair your meal with a cocktail or a local wine for a great dinner. They also serve High Tea and reservations for this are essential. Whilst dining, you’ll be able to enjoy the spectacular views of Perth and catch a glimpse of the beautiful water views.
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Located on a private jetty, JoJo’s Cafe is a beautiful venue to enjoy a relaxing meal. With an Italian-inspired menu, you’ll find all the classics including seared scallops, housemade gnocchi, and local seafood dishes of Blue Manna crab meat, Moreton Bay bugs and Tiger prawns. A range of seasonal Australian and international wines are also available, making the perfect accompaniment to your meal.
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Aristos Waterfront, Bunbury
This casual, open planned restaurant serves quality seafood dishes with a stunning waterfront view of Koombana Bay. Aristos’ menu is designed to encapsulate an Australian summers day using fresh and seasonal produce local to the area. An array of food is on offer, including seafood, steaks and pizza. The vibrant atmosphere of Aristos, paired with the delicious food and drinks, and a stunning view makes this restaurant worth visiting.
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