The 15 Best Cafes In Perth

Australian coffee culture has become a fast growing entity. The number of cafes within Perth has massively increased as the appetite for coffee continues it’s incredible trajectory.

These cafes now use a variety of beans that are guaranteed to satisfy the senses of your hardened coffee lover.

There are plentiful flavours often built with a chocolatey or caramel core and this has resulted in an influx of younger coffee drinkers who just can’t get enough of the nuanced flavours.

15 Best Cafes In Perth

Hylin

This cafe is inspired by the heights of New York City. It is undoubtedly chic and a favoured choice amongst locals. The furniture is locally sourced with incredible artwork and even more wholesome food options.

The coffee beans are sourced from an independent local supplier, Micrology Coffee, and their all-day menu boasts some delicious options including the New Yorker Reuben bagel, acai bowls, and even a British twist with some crumpets sourced from the farmer’s market.

You are guaranteed to find something to suit you in this multifaceted, cultural haven.

Location: 178 Railway Parade West Leederville 6007
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 6:30am-3pm, Sun 7:30am – 2:30pm

Harvest Espresso

This cafe is not only aesthetically pleasing but it also boasts a wide range of muffins, croissants and gluten-free alternatives alongside some incredible coffee.

The utilise a customised blend from ‘5 senses’ alongside ‘Bannister Downs Milk’ and this results in a drool-inspiring flavour that will leave you coming back relentlessly.

This cafe also serves phenomenal food including their in-house smoked salmon and mini banana loaves. This is definitely a wholesome cafe to visit!

Location: 629 Albany Highway Victoria Park 6100
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 7 am-3 pm

La Veen Coffee

This cafe is situated inside an older builder (or a heritage building) that has a rather weathered look. However, it is most definitely one of the best cafes in the whole of Perth.

You can choose from a range of beans including Rockingham’s Five Senses and the staff members are wholly knowledgeable with regards to the coffee on offer.

Location: 90 King Street Perth 6000
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-3pm, Sat-Sun 7:30am – 2:00pm

Grouch And Co

This cafe sources it’s beans from international farmers and it’s differing blends alternate during the different seasons. They are all roasted in-house and mixed with either full cream or cashew milk, offering a wholesome and signature taste sensation.

These teas are beautifully served in ceramic cups hand crafted by Naomi Sugi. It is therefore the perfect location for arty-types!

Location: 1, 45 McCoy Street Myaree 6154
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-3pm

Felix & Co

Felix & Co is one of the most unique cafes on the list and it definitely serves a diversified range of coffee. There are numerous guest blends served each week including three different choices of espresso and two cold-brew options.

You will undoubtedly be positively overwhelmed by the sheer amount of coffee to choose from. They source their beans from New South Wales, Dukes, Proud Mary, Small Batch, Code Black, Market Lane and even more roasters.

The result is endlessly fresh and flavoursome coffee.

Location: Shop 8 160 Hampden Road Nedlands 6009
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30 am-3 pm, Sat-Sun 7 am-1 pm

Gesha

This cafe is named after the award winning Ethiopian Gesha bean and so you can be guaranteed to be sipping on some wholesome coffee.

It’s daily house roast is also just as delicious and they boast a wide range of tasty breakfast treats alongside pastries, wraps and salads. There is something for everyone at Gesha!

Location: 59A Queen Victoria Street Fremantle 6160
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 6:30am-4:30pm

Engine Room Espresso

15 Best Cafes In Perth

The folks at Engine Room Espresso blend the finest coffee. This cafe serves the highest quality brew and deliciously wholesome bagels from The Holy Bagel Co.

You can choose from a range of organic crumpets, delicious pumpkin bread or if you are looking for a takeaway option for the morning rush, their granola and muesli bowls come in wonderfully convenient breakfast cups.

Location: 450C Fitzgerald Street North Perth 6006
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30 am-2 pm, Sat-Sun 7 am-2 pm

Micro Lote Coffee

This coffee shop is undoubtedly one of the more ethical shops in Perth. This is because it sources it’s La Jacoba Coffee bean from Asprounion, who help coffee farmers to make direct deals with roasters, ensuring that they seize maximum profits for their hard work.

Whether you are seeking  silky, white espresso or a Chemex coffee blend, you’ll be able to find the perfect, ethical choice for you at Micro Lote. 

Location: 17 Blinco St, Fremantle WA 6160
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 7 am- 3 pm

Ooh La La And Ooh Coffee

This small and sweet espresso bar provides a range of coffee and fashion to tantalise your senses. It contains a women’s boutique making the perfect venue for a girls day out.

Sample their smooth blends of coffee before browsing through the array of vibrant clothing on offer. What more could a girl ask for?

Location: 55 Queen Victoria Street North Fremantle 6159
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-2pm, Sat 7am-2pm, Sun 7am-1pm

Offshoot Coffee

This cafe roasts its own, unique coffee. They started bleeding only a single option but now have many different options available. Their Loring S15 Falcon has been brought in from America to ensure that their beans are roasted with the utmost proficiency and efficiency.

Forgetting the technicalities, the overarching message here is that you are guaranteed to taste one of the best coffees that you have ever tried.

Location: Hibernian Place 480 Hay Street Perth 6000
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 7 am-3 pm

Humblebee Coffee Roasters

Humblebee adopts a minimalistic approach to it’s roasting process using a micro-roasting technique. It showcases different blends of coffee that any hardened coffee lover will undoubtedly enjoy.

It’s Coogee Street blend is the house favourite and is intrinsically designed for espresso lovers as it contains hints of bitter, dark chocolate and nuts. They only serve full-cream coffee to keep their signature taste in tact.

You can pair these hearty coffees with delicious breakfast doughnuts and their beans are also available to take away for those of you who’d prefer to mix them with a soy alternative.

Location: 77 Coogee Street Mount Hawthorn 6016
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-2:30pm, Sat 7am-3pm

Pixel Coffee Brewers

The owners of Pixel Coffee Brewers once won awards as Barista champions and this is undoubtedly evident. Their beans are selected from a range of sources including Five Senses, Proud Mary and Seven Seeds.

Their luxuriously drizzled cake selection also makes this cafe stand out as one of the best in the whole of Perth and their outstanding reputation speaks for itself.

Location: 226 Oxford Street Leederville 6007
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 7 am-3 pm

Architects & Heroes

This cafe has one simple philosophy: serve the food that you are looking for. Their beans alternate on a regular basis and are sourced from Melbourne’s Code Black as well as Ethiopian and Guatemalan blends.

They also boast a beautiful all-day menu that includes mouthwatering muffins and bagel options. 

Location: 25 Rokeby Road Subiaco 6008
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-4pm, Sat 7am-4pm, Sun 6:30- 3pm

Standing Room Only

This cafe is definitely unique in that you are only able to stand and drink your coffee until it is time for you to leave. This may not be suited to those who prefer the traditional nuance of a seated cafe, however, locals rave about this place for a reason!

It’s simplicity coupled with the phenomenal candyman blend showcases precision coffee at it’s finest. They use a range of goose-neck kettles and state of the art filters to craft the finest, consistent coffee in the whole of Perth. 

Location: Shop 7, Piccadilly Arcade 700-704 Hay Street Perth 6000
Opening Hours: Mon-Thu 7am-4pm, Fri 7am-7:30pm, Sat 8:30am-3pm

Mo Espresso

This cafe has sourced it’s beans from the very best roasters across Australia. Their blends include beans sourced from Mecca, Seven Seeds, Dukes, Market Lane, Loaded and Five Senses.

Their doughnuts are equally as exquisite and sourced from the infamous Levi’s Doughnuts. The bagels are freshly delivered by the Holy Bagel Company.

This is undoubtedly one of the finest cafes in Perth and their silky-smooth coffee is direct evidence of this.

Location: Shop 209-210, Trinity Arcade 72 St Georges Terrace Perth 6000
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-4pm

Max + Sons (BONUS OPTION)

The bonus option on our list is the infamous Max + Sons. This cafe serves to educate on everything coffee related and even offers coffee tasting experiences using differing grounding methods.

However, the standout feature of this cafe are it’s sweet treats including their blueberry bagels and pastries sourced from The Little Bakery.

Their gelato-doughnut burger is also a must-try and will be sure to have you fantasising about it’s phenomenal taste until you return.

Location: 140 William Street Perth 6000
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-4:30pm

To conclude, there are a wide range of wholesome cafes across Perth that serve some of the finest coffee blends that you are yet to discover! Be sure to check out one (or more) of the cafes that I have listed above to revamp your coffee experience and tantalise your taste buds! 

Dylan Cole