Fill Your Belly At One Of Fremantles Unique Cafes
Quirky, retro cafes seem to be the specialty in Fremantle, and we would expect nothing less from the buzzing, artsy suburb.
We just love the chilled vibes of a day out in Freo, and a wander down the various streets and laneways will find you at some of the best cafe spots in Perth serving up mouth-watering food and simply incredible brews.
The cafe scene here is in a league of its own, and we’ve picked out the best of the bunch. Here are the best cafes in Fremantle.
Duck Duck Bruce
Kicking off the list with a cafe that’s pretty much become a Freo icon, Duck Duck Bruce is a quirky, one-of-a-kind joint serving up delicious food and seriously good coffee.
The menu item names alone have us won over, with things like the Rhubarbra Streisand, Orange Is The New Stack, Auber Jean Is Not My Lover and We’re Going To Need A Bigger Boat. Clearly, this place doesn’t take itself too seriously, and we totally dig it.
The Attic is a spot to visit for its interior alone, with red brickwork, stained-glass windows and exposed wooden beams creating a cosy relaxed atmosphere you won’t want to leave.
They’ve been around for a while, perfecting their coffee brew and creating mouth-watering seasonal menus with things like apple crumble french toast, baked eggs and breakfast risotto.
Best Wishes Coffee
If you’re a bit of a picky coffee drinker then Best Wishes Coffee might just be able to win you over with their simple yet insanely good cuppa.
It’s not really your sit down and dine kind of cafe, more a spot to pick up your daily coffee. They also have Holy Co Bagels, so need I say anymore?
Hush Specialty Coffee
On the topic of amazing coffee, Hush Specialty Coffee has been a staple spot for Freo locals daily caffeine fix over many years, with beans roasted by Five Senses winning the hearts of all who drink here.
The natural light, exposed brick walls and worn flooring offer a relaxed and casual vibe for a lazy morning brekky stop. We’d recommend going the Jaffa French Toast or the Beef Brisket Benny with 48-hour slow-cooked beef brisket stacked on potato rosti topped with poached eggs and chipotle hollandaise.
The Grumpy Sailor
The Grumpy Sailor is a bagel lovers paradise, with some tasty coffee to top it all off.
Their website has a section labeled ‘Best Bagels In Perth’ so expect big things when you visit. If you’re rolling in for a pick-me-up on a Sunday morning, get your hands on the Hangover Breakfast Bagel and a cup of their coffee for an instant fix.
Blink and you’ll miss it.
Ghetto Blaster is proving you don’t need a lot of space to make an absolutely banging cup of coffee, and locals will rave that it’s probably the best brew in Freo (perhaps even Perth). The service will always leave you with a smile, and the hand-baked muffins are an absolute treat when you’re feeling a bit peckish.
Bread In Common
Vibrant restaurant by night, relaxed cafe by day, Bread In Common is open for lunch, dinner and weekend breakfasts for all your foodie needs.
Its lofty warehouse space provides a relaxed ambience while you sit back and enjoy an incredible bread and dip selection along with carefully crafted menu items like duck fat roast potatoes, t-bone steak and a flavour-packed cauliflower dish. Their wine list is also excellent, and you can never go past a good wine selection.
The quality of service and delightful owners at Coccolicco is just one of the many reasons we love this cute little cafe.
You’ll get the friendliest welcome upon entering from the amazing staff followed by an equally amazing coffee, and if you’re hungry the wraps and soups will hit the spot.
Moore & Moore
It’s artsy, it’s hip, it’s architecturally spectacular, it’s everything Freo. Moore & Moore create rustic, wholesome cuisines you can dig into in their gorgeous courtyard setting or the warm inside setting complete with plush couches and artistic surroundings.
The high tea here is a crowd-pleaser with beautifully presented Moroccan inspired sweet and savoury treats to indulge in among friends.
The Cool Room
Heading East, this hidden gem is as charming as they come with retro furniture, colourful umbrellas and urban art adorning the walls.
The Cool Room doesn’t try to be like any other typical cafe, it’s got its own style, and customers love it. The tiny kitchen serves up an all-day breakfast menu full of dishes so good you’ll wonder how a kitchen so small could produce them, plus there’s plenty of good vegan options.
Ootong & Lincoln
Ootong & Lincoln just oozes laid-back, Freo style with draped light globes, antique dining tables and old trinkets lining the walls.
You’ll be greeted on arrival with the iconic rainbow zebra mural out the front, and you’ll leave with a full belly after diving into their hearty menu full of local produce.
Chalkys Espresso Bar
If you’re an eggs benny fan, then let me introduce you to Chalkys Espresso Bar.
Serving up some of the finest eggs benny in Freo, this hip little joint had me hooked on one bite, not to mention their sleek industrial decor and friendly faces behind the counter. All their other menu items are top-notch as well and sure to leave you unbuttoning those jeans at the end.
More than just a typical cafe, Stacked Cafe is nestled among the greenery at Stackwood, so you can get your coffee and then pick up a few plants on the way out to add to your evergrowing collection at home.
The Pound Coffee Roastery blends are smooth and tasty to down among the cosy, lush interior along with a selection of tasty treats from local suppliers.
Tucked away in a courtyard surrounded by leafy trees at Fremantle Arts Centre, Canvas could easily be one of the prettiest spots to perch up on a sunny afternoon surrounded by greenery.
The menu boasts bold flavours with their signature Shakshuka and Curry Laksa soup sure to warm your belly and leave you satisfied.
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