So you got a match. The next step is harder: finding the right place to impress your date.

These aren't places for quiet, white-tableclothed romance. They're fun, energetic restaurants and bars packed with atmosphere, where there's rarely a chance for an awkward silence.


A cosy 60-seat Italian wine bar and restaurant from the Monsterella crew.

6 46-56 Grantham Street, Wembley

Si Paradiso

A “nuovo Italo-Australian” space offering all-day drinking, dining and dancing.

446 Beaufort Street, Highgate

Lulu La Delizia

Pasta to bring any romance to life.

Shop 5 97 Rokeby Road, Subiaco

La Cholita

Those window seats are great for shared people watching.

279 William Street, Northbridge

Blue Flamingo

Rum, tequila and Latin American food. Fun.

742 Newcastle Street, Leederville

Bread in Common

For coffee, lunch or dinner.

43 Pakenham Street, Fremantle

Aisuru Sushi

Take a seat by the kitchen and enjoy the theatre if the conversation lulls.

208 William Street, Northbridge


Bond over tapas and sherry.

662 Newcastle Street, Leederville
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Il Lido

Share some charcuterie and pick from 300 bottles of wine.

88 Marine Parade, Cottesloe

Petition Kitchen

Commit to a full dinner, or keep it short at the wine bar next door.

Cathedral Square Corner of St Georges Terrace and Barrack Street, Perth

Alter Ego

Finish with an ice-cream from Stampede.

1 James Street, Fremantle

Andaluz Bar & Tapas

Intimate and low-lit, but not too romantic.

Basement Level 21 Howard Street, Perth

El Publico

On weekends a DJ keeps the mood light.

511 Beaufort Street, Highgate


For whisky and cocktail enthusiasts.

101 St Georges Terrace, Perth

Hula Bula Bar

Tiki bars: never not fun.

12 Victoria Avenue, Perth

Kitsch Bar

Nab a seat under the aromatic frangipani tree to set the mood.

229 Oxford Street, Leederville

Lady of Ro

Keep it casual and BYO at this rustic Greek diner.

345 Rokeby Road, Subiaco

Lalla Rookh

Sip an Aperol spritz in the CBD.

77 St Georges Terrace, Perth

Little Creatures

Get lost in the rowdy crowd.

40 Mews Road, Fremantle

Long Chim

Spice up your date in a big way.

Basement Corner of St Georges Terrace and Barrack Street, Perth

Lot Twenty

That courtyard's a winner on balmy days.

198-206 William Street, Northbridge

Neighbourhood Pizza

Shoot some pool to the sound of rock 'n' roll.

7 Anvil Lane, Mount Hawthorn


Split some tapas.

749 Newcastle Street, Leederville

The Apple Daily

Share some punchy Asian dishes, then downstairs to Print Hall for a drink.

Piggy Food Co

Southern Californian cooking, craft beers on tap and a relaxed vibe.

229A Queen Victoria Street, North Fremantle

Alfred’s Pizzeria

Late-night pizza in a fun American-Italian basement space.

37 Barrack street, Perth

Vincent Wine

At this laidback Parisian-inspired bar, French wines dominate the cellar. The kitchen bangs out sharp bistro-style plates and charcuterie.

465 William Street, Perth