Take a stroll along the foreshore and visit some of the best cafes in Rockingham
Relaxed and casual, you’ll feel right at home in the Rockingham cafe scene.
Just 45 minutes south of Perth, the seaside town is home to turquoise waters, white beaches and an abundance of cafes serving up beachside views and delicious feeds.
Over the years it has quietly transformed into a premier coastal spot for those sunny summer days and lazy afternoons, and the cafe scene has certainly kept up.
Grab the family together and make a day of it as you hit the waves and then stroll along the foreshore for some well-deserved food and drink to while away the afternoon.
A beloved family-owned cafe in the heart of Rockingham, Lu Lu’s serves up delicious homemade meals and just as delicious Vittoria coffee on the foreshore.
You’ll feel right at home with hearty menu items like avo smash, breakfast bruschetta, carbonara, big brekkie and beef burgers while you overlook the beach.
It’s the perfect spot for a Saturday morning breakfast, and your furry friends are welcome- they’ll even get a treat of their own on arrival.
Spill The Beans at Palm Beach Jetty
Coastal views and a relaxing family-friendly atmosphere, Spill The Beans is the ideal laidback spot to grab yourself an all-day breakfast and a freshly squeezed juice.
The eggs benedict is a definite menu highlight, and their coffee won’t disappoint either. If you decide to grab one takeaway it’s only a short stroll away from the jetty for some sunshine and ocean spray.
A laidback joint serving up fresh meals, cold-pressed juices and Seven Sins coffee, say hello to Ostro Eatery.
They source local food with a modern influence, dishing up a brunch menu starring sweet waffle, chilli eggs, a range of bennies and pork belly adobo.
You can also grab yourself a refreshing morning cocktail to wash it all down- because it’s 5 O’Clock somewhere.
Gourmet jaffles by the beach? Yes please!
Run by locals who love sharing the beach vibes, Jaffelato serves up sweet and savoury jaffles, local coffee and local gelato.
Some of their menu faves include the Friar Truck (hash brown, bacon, BBQ sauce, cheese), the Tandoowe (tandori chicken, mango relish, spinach, cheese) and the Biscoff With You (lotus biscoff & cream cheese brioche with an added scoop of gelato).
Plus, if you want to go extra all out, they do some killer milkshakes- calorie overload coming up.
Chandlers Kitchen is a necessary pit stop for breakfast or lunch when making your way along Rockingham foreshore.
All their dishes are perfectly seasoned and presented beautifully. If you’re an eggs benny fan then this is the spot for you, or try their WA fish and chips with crispy squid on the side and a glass or two from the wine list for a perfect sunny day treat.
Eye Scream Cafe
A must in Summer, Eye Scream Cafe is your ultimate stop for sweet treats, refreshing sorbet and Simmos ice cream.
It’s the perfect spot after a long beach day to sit back, relax and enjoy a big scoop from the many flavours of ice cream, or go even bigger with a waffle or pancake stack. Good luck getting the kids out of here!
Central Block Coffee
This cute, funky little coffee shop won’t disappoint when you’re looking for a delicious brew on your morning stroll.
Central Block Coffee know their beans, and If you’re keen to stay a while they’ve got games on the tables to keep you occupied in a relaxing coastal atmosphere, so prepare to while away the afternoon with a cuppa in hand.
Palm Beach Cafe
We’ve been talking views for most of these places listed, but Palm Beach Cafe would most certainly take the cake.
Right on the boardwalk, their perfect ocean views are simply incredible to take in. Its totally laidback beach cafe style, fresh seafood dishes, cheap pints of beer and tasty pub grub make it a real winner, and the place to be for sunset views and a relaxing dinner.
Bean At The Beach
Keep the kids entertained at the park while you sit back and enjoy a well-deserved coffee break.
Bean At The Beach sits just opposite Bell Park, serving up smooth coffee and catering for vegan, keto and gluten-free needs while they’re at it. The service here is always an absolute highlight and their healthy takeaway menu options at decent prices keep regulars always coming back for more.
Rosies Soap Box Cafe
Fabulously eclectic, bright and completely different from any cafes you’ve tried before, Rosies is bringing vibrant quirky vibes to Rocko.
The menu is equally as unique with homemade delights and fresh breakfast options that will have you satisfied as you explore the various nooks and crannies scattered about to sit and dine in.
They’ve also got some killer breakfast slabs to share if you’re going in a group.
Cafe Clipper & Bar
Cafe Clipper is a place where locals, business associates and holiday makers connect.
They cater for breakfast, lunch and dinner with food that always delights, including things like bourbon BBQ pork ribs, french toast with maple bacon and a range of fresh seafood dishes cooked to perfection.
Rad’s Cafe & Pizza
Rad’s Cafe & Pizza is a quieter destination away from the foreshore that will make you feel at home as soon as you step inside.
The staff here are always an absolute delight, and with hearty meals at cheap prices you just can’t go wrong. If you’re stuck for dinner head down from 3 pm for a full-on pizza and pasta experience- you won’t regret it.
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