Top ChoiceCafe in Denham

Oceans Restaurant

Overlooking aquamarine waters at Ocean Park, breakfast is served here until 11am, and you can partner craft beer and award-winning wines with the freshest seafood in Shark Bay (such as seared lemon pepper...

Top ChoiceAustralian in Geraldton

Beached Barrel

Love doughnuts? Love burgers? This beachfront shack combines the two in a genius move by using doughnuts instead of buns – from its lunchtime Angus Beef 'Cheesenut' to the Dirty Dawg, smothered in barbecue beans,...

Top ChoiceCafe in Geraldton

Saltdish

The hippest cafe in town serves innovative, contemporary brekkies, light lunches and industrial-strength coffee, plus homebaked sweet treats. The menu is an ode to local produce and accomplished cooking, from...

Top ChoiceBarbecue in Geraldton

Burnt Barrel

If you happen to be exploring Chapman Valley, north of Geraldton, you may be lured inside this self-proclaimed 'Outback brewBQ' by the wafting scents of pulled pork, smoked for hours on end, ribs, with the meat...

Top ChoiceNorth Indian in Kalbarri

Grace of Kalbarri

A first-class Indian restaurant that would do any large city proud, Grace serves an excellent range of North Indian standards to please all palates, including savoury, moreish chana masala, super-fresh local fish...

Top ChoiceSeafood in Kalbarri

Finlay's Fresh Fish BBQ

Fresh local seafood (chilli mussels, salt and pepper squid, catch of the day) comes simply but beautifully prepared at this super-quirky Kalbarri institution – a junkyard strewn with farming implements, buoys and...

Modern Australian in Kalbarri

Restaurant Upstairs

With its interior decked out with photos from the owners' global wanderings, the classiest dining spot in town does wonderful things with local seafood. Exotic offerings include Moroccan goat tagine and...

Cafe in Geraldton

Quiet Life

Sit outside under the grapevine at this sweet old cottage, now a hip cafe serving up outstanding speciality coffee and delicious filled bagels (such as slow-cooked barbecue pork, bacon, cheddar and onion jam)....

Modern Australian in Carnarvon

Sails Restaurant

Ask a local for a smart food recommendation and this is it: the town's most upmarket choice, at the Hospitality Inn. The dishes can be hit-and-miss but the menu is an interesting global melange: barramundi with...

Modern Australian in Monkey Mia

Boughshed

The views are fabulous (and the visiting birdlife is prolific – just don't feed it!). Stylish Boughshed has plenty of areas in which to nurse a coffee or drink, and menus range from buffet/à la carte breakfast to...

Seafood in Denham

Old Pearler Restaurant

Built from shell bricks that account for the incredible acoustics, this atmospheric nautical haven serves decent seafood. There are no outdoor tables or view, but the hefty seafood platter ($100 for two people)...

Bistro in Dongara-Port Denison

Dongara Hotel Motel

Locals love the Dongara's legendary servings of fresh seafood, steaks and 'Asian Corner' curries, mie goreng and pad thai. There's a shady outdoor terrace for drinks, plus live music ('Jammin with Charlie') on...

Modern Australian in Geraldton

Skeetas

A long-running restaurant in a scenic location on the marina, Skeetas is a consummate all-day option, skating from eggy breakfasts to black angus beef burger, crab linguine and tapas (such as lamb kibbeh and fish...

Cafe in Geraldton

Jaffle Shack

The humble jaffle (toasted sandwich) is showcased at this rustic surfer-chic cafe. Fillings range from classic Aussie combos such as Vegemite and cheese or baked beans to pumpkin, spinach and pesto with garlic...

Modern Australian in Geraldton

The Provincial

Stencil art and a lifesize wire mesh shark adorns this cool little taste of the city, an atmospheric bar particularly renowned for its wood-fired pizzas (but also with tapas-style plates on offer). It's a loungey...

Australian in Geraldton

Piper Lane Cafe

With an alleyway strewn with mismatched furniture, Piper's is primarily a brunch joint serving brekkie burritos, smashed avo on sourdough with beetroot pesto, and Belgian waffles. The short and sweet lunch menu...

Market in Carnarvon

Bumbak's

Bumbak's, a working banana and mango plantation about 10km north of town (signposted off the highway), sells a variety of fresh and dried fruit, preserves and delicious homemade ice cream. On the must-try list:...

Australian in Dongara-Port Denison

Seaspray Beach Cafe

Particularly popular for its imaginative breakfasts, Seaspray cooks up large portions of eggs Benedict with smoked salmon, scrambled eggs with spinach, and stacks of pancakes. Pair them with fresh juices or...

Cafe in Geraldton

Jaffle Shack - Foreshore

Inside an old shipping container, the beachside shack doles out coffee and tasty toasted sandwiches (from beans and mozzarella to smoked salmon, asparagus and cream cheese), and has cute little lockers (free) for...

Cafe in Kalbarri

Gorges Café

Just opposite the jetty, Gorges has excellent breakfasts and lunches, and bright friendly service. Look forward to the best coffee in town, ace eggy breakfasts and delicious lunchtime dishes like fish cakes, Thai...