Top ChoiceBistro in Mandurah

Flic's Kitchen

Perfectly aligned to snare the afternoon sun, fabulous Flic's is infused with city cool, with outdoor seating and a versatile menu spanning breakfast to dinner. Consider a breakfast beer (how fabulously...

Top ChoiceCraft Beer in Mandurah

Three Rivers Brewing Company

Murray, Serpentine, Harvey: Mandurah's three rivers all flow into the Peel Inlet, which in turn empties into the Indian Ocean. It's a cyclic environmental image, setting a sustainable tone at this cheery craft...

Pub Food in Mandurah

Oceanic Bar & Grill

Fronting onto the boardwalk overlooking Mandurah's safe Swimming Beach, Oceanic is big, bold and brassy. Sport flickers across the screens above the bar, while families and crowds of 20-somethings bite into...

Pub Food in Mandurah

Peninsula

There's been a pub here since 1911; the 'Pen' is the latest incarnation, a sassy 21st-century bar at the base of the Sebel Mandurah, with a shady beer garden and excellent bar food. Frosty pints of Gage Roads...

Museum in Mandurah

Mandurah Museum

Mandurah's community-run museum is an engaging little repository of all things aged and olden – it's one of WA's better regional collections. Unless you're walking, park behind the museum in the car park off...

Bar in Mandurah

Bridge Garden Bar

It's not immediately obvious, but there are actually a couple of historic stone cottages buried within this new-century bar next to the Mandurah Bridge. But the beer garden out the back is where you want to be,...

Cafe in Mandurah

Cafe Moka

Mandurah's best breakfast option is well positioned to soak up the morning sun on the end of the Dolphin Quay boardwalk – an urbane cafe on the fringe of Mandurah's faux-Florida artifice. Get the day started with...

Arts Centre in Mandurah

Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

The jewel of Mandurah's Cultural Precinct, the ManPAC is a stylish glass-and-steel auditorium hosting everything from twinkle-toed ballet troupes to stand-up comics, earnest singer-songwriters, art-house movie...

Market in Mandurah

Mandjar Markets

Just south of the visitor centre, Manduarah's crafty Sunday-morning market is a buzzy scene, with everything from pottery and photography to homemade food and camel rides.

Cafe in Mandurah

DPM Cafe

The best coffee in town is at this funky hole-in-the-wall, a short stroll from the estuary. Partner your punchy ristretto with a cream-cheese and jalapeño bagel and see how the day ahead is shaping up.

Beach in Mandurah

Town Beach

Just across from the human-made Ocean Marina, Town Beach delivers some natural respite, with a gentle swell surging in and out and locals basking on the golden sand. A lovely spot.

Indian in Mandurah

Indian Curry Planet

Catchy name; uninspiring car-park location. But hey, the prices are right, and the food – heralded by magnificent aromas wafting across the aforementioned car park – is excellent (try the vegetable jalfrezi with...

Pub in Mandurah

Brighton Hotel

The pick of Mandurah's pubs is the Brighton, a contemporary beer temple with pool tables, revolving meal specials and live bands and DJs on weekends. The front deck is where you want to be: raise a glass to the...

Beach in Mandurah

Swimming Beach

If you're not keen on the surf or have little kids in tow, there's a designated, boat-free swimming beach near the footbridge across from Ocean Marina. There's a pontoon you can swim out to, with a couple of...

Japanese in Mandurah

Taku Japanese Kitchen

Away from Mandurah's tourist glitz, this skinny, unpretentious, family-run operation does excellent tempura, sashimi and sushi. The $9.50 lunchtime teriyaki bowl is great value (just one of several lunch specials).

Cinema in Mandurah

Reading Cinemas

In the era of Netflix, it's more affordable to go to the movies now than it has been for years! New releases, popcorn, 'armchair stadium seating', kanoodling teens – it's all here.

Historic Building in Mandurah

Hall's Cottage

Tiny by modern Mandurah standards (check out the McMansions around this part of town), this whitewashed stone, shingle-roofed cottage was one of the first houses in the state (1833).

Beach in Mandurah

Doddi's Beach

West of the mouth of the estuary is family-friendly Doddi's Beach, facing the ocean. It's far enough from the main town to sidestep the glitz and cultural artifice.