Spring has sprung, and what better way to celebrate our newfound sunny days and balmy evenings than with some outdoor dining? Grab your friends, family or colleagues and enjoy a meal on a balcony, by the water or in a garden. Here are 10 restaurants with outdoor dining options in Western Australia.
Take your taste buds on a trip to Italy while soaking up some sun in the peaceful waterside setting at Amano Restaurant. Expect to find delicious dishes with traditional Italian flavours, carefully blended with modern Australian favourites. Amano Restaurant is child-friendly and it’s also the perfect setting for an event or special occasion.
With views across the Watershed vineyard and dam, the balcony at Watershed's Restaurant & Café is a beautiful place to spend a sunny afternoon. Tuck into a tantalising and carefully crafted modern Australian lunch menu and wash it down with a fine glass of Watershed wine. Prefer something sweet? Swing by for cake and coffee from 10:00 until 4:30pm.
Awarded the 'Best Contemporary Australian Restaurant’ in Western Australia in 2016, The Stage Door Waterfront Restaurant is the perfect destination for a meal with waterfront views. Get lost in the yachts and ferries coming and going from the jetty while you enjoy a meal of high-quality steak or seafood. Wash it all down with a range of beers and local wines, including Gold-winning Drakesbrook wines. There’s plenty of parking if you’re planning to drive there – however, if you truly want to make an entrance, there’s also the possibility of arriving by boat. Now that’s fancy.
The Wild Fig has a great reputation amongst customers in Perth for their creative and innovative dishes, responsibly sourced from local produce. With panoramic views of the Indian ocean, it’s a great spot to spend a lazy Sunday morning. They’re also the experts in all day breakfast, so drop in for a smoothie, a green juice, or a great coffee, even if you sleep in.
Be mesmerised by the stunning Perth Hills setting of Darlington Estate Winery, a restaurant hidden away just 35 minutes from Perth. Built in a rustic, country style, and surrounded by native bush, it’s the perfect venue for weddings, birthdays, or a romantic dinner by candlelight. Their menu changes seasonally and features a sumptuous combination of Australian and European flavours, complemented by a premium wine list.
A long, country-style weekend lunch in this establishment is something that’ll awaken all five senses. Tuck into a delectable French-Australian fusion meal while taking in the gorgeous natural surrounds of the Brookland Valley Estate, overlooking the Wilyabrup Brook. Enjoy an ever-changing menu that accommodates fresh, local, seasonal produce, and expect to see wildlife out and about!
Contrary to what the name might suggest, The Old Fig Tree is a newly-established restaurant, ready to satisfy your modern-Australian food cravings. Located in the Valencia Complex on the border of the Swan Valley, it features a large outdoor setting where the fresh air will fill your soul with pure goodness. Enjoy a day out with family and friends, or book in for high teas, private dinners and functions for up to 50 people.
Broome is already a magical place to spend a Spring afternoon, but if you really want to make your experience in this beautiful coastal town an unforgettable one, head to Jack’s Bar & Restaurant. Sit down and relax while taking in the panoramic views of the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. For a real treat, go in the evening; a Broome sunset is a phenomenon that shouldn't be missed. Feast on a fresh and fine modern Australian menu featuring local produce, and wash it all down with your drink of choice.