With Christmas upon us, many of our local haunts are closing doors for a few weeks for a well-earned rest. We’re well on board, but where are we going to get our caffeine fix over the holiday period?
Fortunately for us, there are a stack of rad Perth businesses that will be trading this holiday season, ready to serve you that cocktail, cook you lunch, or help you choose a NYE outfit!
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Tiisch, Perth (pictured above)
Open for brunch plus their famous bottomless brunch on 29 & 30 December! Start with a mini treat from the chef, choose a brunch main and get 2 hours of flowing Bloody Marys, mimosas, bubbly, vino or beer. Bookings can be made here.
Odyssea, City Beach
After a swim head to Odyssey for a drink or a bite to eat. They’re open from 7am-late every day between 31 December and 1 January (with a NYE event too).
Plan to catch up with mates at Clarences – they’re open regular hours from 27-30 December for festive fun.
State Buildings, Perth
Petition Kitchen, Petition Wine Bar, Petition Beer Corner and Post will all be open from Boxing Day through New Years Day. Get your chilli fix at Long Chim from 26-29 December.
Canteen Pizza, Cottesloe
Serving you those delicious pizzas 364 days of the year! They’re only closed on Christmas Day but open for the rest of the holidays.
Spanish treats for breakfast, lunch and dinner – Pinchos is open from 8am to 10pm Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and through to 1 January.
Yes Please Perth, Northbridge
This late night dude food haunt will be there for you from 27 – 31 December.
Open by Duotone, Northbridge
Open is open these holidays! Boxing Day and 27 December 8am-3pm & 5-9pm, 28,29 & 31 December 8am-3pm & 5-10pm, and Sunday 30 December 8am-3pm.
Shadow Wine Bar, Northridge
Open Boxing Day 2pm-late and 27-30 from midday to late.
The Standard, Northbridge
Open Thursday 27 December 4pm-12am, 28-29 December 12pm-12am, 30 December 12-10pm, and NYE 4pm-1am.
Panama Social, Northbridge
This Northbridge newbie will be opening on 28 December. That’s all we know, but do get in touch with the team via their Facebook page if you have queries about other dates.
Chicho Gelato, Northbridge
Scooping from midday 26-30 December.
Open daily between 28-31 December.
Dainty Dowager, Mt Lawley
Open 27, 28 & 29 December.
Trio Cafe & Wine Bar, Mt Lawley
Open for breakfast and lunch (6am – 2pm) from 26 – 30 December.
Low Key Chow House, Leederville
Open from 27-30 December.
Mary Street Bakery, Highgate & West Leederville
Both Highgate and West Leederville cafés are open 7am-4pm 27-31 December.
Offshoot Coffee, Perth
Offshoot in Hibernian Place will be open on 27 & 28 December.
Me Me Joans, East Fremantle
Grab your coffee between 7am-12pm 26-31 December.
Little Way, Nedlands
Breakfast and lunch (7:30am-3pm), afternoon bites and drinks (3:30-5pm), and dinner (from 5pm) will be served at Little Way from 27-29 December.
Catch up over a drink at Juanitas from 27-31 December.
Il Lido, Cottesloe
Open from Boxing Day right through to the new year.
Rosemount Hotel, North Perth
Don’t miss the Rosemount’s annual Boxing Day party, with choice tunes and good vibes from 5pm. Tickets available here.
Mojo’s, North Fremantle
Catch some great local bands from 3pm on Boxing Day at Mojos, featuring Axe Girl, Ella Munro and heaps more. Tickets here. We’re also hanging out for RW Grace (Grace Woodroofe) returning to the Perth stage on Thursday 27 December – tickets $10 on the door.
The Bird, Northbridge
Only closing on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, The Bird in Northbridge will be providing good tunes and good times through the festive season. With Kolinga Carpark Party (26 December), Lyndon Blue (27 December), Noah Dillon (28 December), Hip Hip KaraYOke (29 December) and Leg Day NYE Party (31 December).
Fremantle Arts Centre, Freo
Bring the family and explore FAC’s current ANIMAZE: Amazing Animals for Kids exhibition: the gallery is open from 10am-5pm 26-31 December. Their weekly Sunday Music will be on as normal from 2-4pm Sunday 30 December with the awesome Soukouss Internationale bringing high energy, African rhythms! And this year’s New Year’s Day concert features The Sunshine Brothers, Odette Mercy & Her Soul Atomics, Grievous Bodily Calm and Bambuseae Rhythm Section.
Ruck Rover General Store, Northbridge
Treat yourself to a new outfit to bring in the new year – Ruck Rover is open from 10am-5pm on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 December.
Crow Books, Vic Park
Reopening on 27th December with regular hours, ready for you to stock up on holiday reads!
Ware, Mt Lawley
Open from 10am-4pm from 27-29 December.
Go to the Movies
One of the best ways to beat the heat of the Perth summer is in an air-conditioned movie theatre, and they’re all open throughout the holidays!