Top things to do

Top Choice Park in Perth

Kings Park & Botanic Garden

Rising above the Swan River on the city's western flank, the 400-hectare, bush-filled expanse of Kings Park is Perth's pride and joy. At the park's heart is the 17-hectare Botanic Garden, containing over 2000 plant …
Top Choice Gallery in Perth

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Founded in 1895, this excellent gallery houses the state's pre-eminent art collection. It contains important post-WWII works by Australian luminaries such as Arthur Boyd, Albert Tucker, Grace Cossington Smith, Russe…
Top Choice Greek in Perth

Brika

Presenting a stylish spin on traditional Greek cuisine, Brika is one of Perth's most appealing restaurants. The whitewashed interior is enlivened by colourful traditional fabrics, and menu highlights include creamy …
Top Choice Modern Australian in Perth

Wildflower

Filling a glass pavilion atop the restored State Buildings, Wildflower offers seasonal menus inspired by the six seasons of the Indigenous Noongar people of southwestern WA. There's a passionate focus on Western Aus…
Top Choice Thai in Perth

Long Chim

Australian chef David Thompson is renowned for respecting the authentic flavours of Thai street food, and with dishes like a fiery chicken laap (warm salad with fresh herbs) and roast curry of red duck, there's defi…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Perth

Restaurant Amusé

The critics have certainly been amused by this degustation-only establishment, regularly rated as one of Australia's finest. Ongoing accolades include being dubbed WA's number-one eatery by Gourmet Traveller magazin…
Top Choice Bar in Perth

Sneaky Tony's

On Friday and Saturday you'll need the password to get into this unmarked bar amid street art and Chinese restaurants – don't worry, it's revealed weekly on Sneaky Tony's Facebook page – but once inside park yoursel…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Perth

Petition Beer Corner

Distressed walls provide the backdrop for craft brews at this spacious bar. There's a rotating selection of beers on tap – check out Now Tapped on Petition's website – and it's a great place to explore the more expe…
Performing Arts in Perth

Fringe World Festival

If you’re challenged by nudity, offended by swearing and hate being drawn from the audience into a show, look away now. Perth’s cheekiest arts festival, Fringe World originated in 2011 and is already third biggest i…
International in Perth

Young Love Mess Hall

A mix of bespoke and classic cocktails, wide spread of Western Australian craft beers on tap, and chatty barkeeps will keep bar flies happy, while the walk-in only policy for restaurant diners means staff are eager …