Breakfast Spots

Excelsior Deli

  • When:7-430 Mon-Fri, 7-4 Sat
  • Where:Shop 5 / 140 Onslow Road Shenton Park
  • Good for:delicious coffee in a sleek space, and if you have kids then grab a takeaway and head around the corner to the park.

Excelsior Deli is a sleek coffee shop in Shenton Park that has managed to remain a bit of a local secret since its opening in May 2012. Owners and friends, Linda and Robin, have for a long time dreamed of opening up a café offering delicious bites and a decent cuppa. As they both live in the area, when the current space became available they pounced. Read full review


  • When:8-330 Mon-Sat
  • Where:71B Princess Rd Nedlands
  • Tel:6389 1001
  • Good for:baked goods that are more than just the run of the mill, café offerings.

This café is much loved by its locals – on any given day there will be a group of mums and dads catching up for coffee and cake after dropping their kids at school, there will be those who work nearby choosing Feast for a quick business meeting Read full review

Finlay & Sons no 917

  • When:730-3 (kitchen 8-2) Tues-Sun
  • Where:917 Beaufort St Inglewood
  • Tel:0431 899 658

FOAM Coffee Bar

  • When:7am-10pm Sun-Thurs, 7am-12am Fri-Sat
  • Where:130 Oxford St Leederville
  • Tel:9444 7475
  • Good for:delicious breakfast served until 2pm.

It’s not easy being FOAM Coffee Bar. After a seriously long stint by Café 130 in the same spot (we’re talking almost 2 decades here, which is a most remarkable achievement for a small business), which kicked off the coffee movement in Perth and was THE spot to go for breakfast back in its heyday, the long untouched space has been gutted out and restored to its former glory, into a sleek new coffee bar. But don’t let it’s shiny new look put you off by any means! Read full review


Fremantle Arts Centre

  • When:Shop 10-5 Mon-Sun, check site for many more events
  • Where:1 Finnerty St Fremantle
  • Tel:9432 9555
  • Good for:the local Freo arts hub.

Immerse yourself in Freo’s relaxed vibe at this historic building, which exudes character and charm. Fremantle Arts Centre is the place to go for a cultural feast for the senses. Read full review

Frisch and Barć


  • When:6am-late, Mon-Sun
  • Where:1-5 South Terrace, Freo
  • Tel:9336 1464
  • Good for:people watching whilst drinking your cappuccino from one of Freo’s oldest (but still just as popular) establishments.

Once upon a time Fremantle was nothing more than a typical port town teeming with blue collar seadogs and new immigrants making their mark. Back in the day, Gino Saccone worked as a tailor in Freo’s main street. Read full review

Good Things

Good Things café is a very good thing, indeed. Open 7 days a week, their kitchen is open from 7am until 230pm everyday, where they cook some delectable dishes. Read full review

Gordon St. Garage

  • Where:16 Gordon St West Perth
  • Tel:9322 8050
  • Good for:an impressive first date: the right mix of buzz and intimacy.

Originally an auto electrics garage, Gordon St Garage has transformed into a chic café with exceptional service. Read full review

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