Breakfast at Lawley’s Bakery

Early Saturday mornings are always incredibly hard if not impossible at all,  our guests were checking out of the apartment and this meant we had to 'do the needful' in preparing it for the next guest which was scheduled to arrive later that morning. Before doing 'the needful' we stopped by Lawley's Bakery Cafe in Shenton Park for coffee and breakfast. Breakfast runs from 6:30 am to 1:30 pm every ...

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Lane Cafe, Claremont

Who would have thought that by having a car tyre changed would lead to discovering a real gem of a cafe in the sophisticated town of Claremont! This morning we left the car behind at Beaurepaires on Stirling Highway and wandered into town in search for coffee and breakfast, we soon stumbled upon the quaint and picturesque Old Theatre Lane. Just like London Court in the Perth's CBD, The little ...

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Lawley’s Bakery Cafe

Lawley's bakery Cafe is a large established bakery chain with four stores across Perth and three market stalls. Lawley's bake an impressively huge range of foods on their premises and also supplies several supermarkets around the city. The Shenton Park store is located in a little shopping strip on Onslow Road, it is a sizable place with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. It is somewhat uncommon for a bakery to also ...

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The Rottnest Bakery and Cafe

Some say the Rottnest Island Bakery is an institution on the island, it has been around since the 1980’s or even longer! All food is baked on the island and I certainly can vouch for that as one late night we walked past after dinner and were met with a beautiful baking aroma. The Bakery stocks the Australian favourites such as pies, sausage rolls and jam donuts. Did you know that ...

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Tuck Shop Cafe, Pie-House and Delicatessen

I have a ‘must visit ’ list in my Google calendar and for months now Tuck Shop Cafe, Pie-House and Delicatessen has been ignored for the sole reason that I know no matter what time of the day I intend on going, there will be a guaranteed queue of people. Yes! That is how popular this simple Northbridge cafe is, it has a steady trail of followers and everyday new people are walking through the ...

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Small Print Bakery & Roastery, Perth CBD

Part of the Print Hall establishment Small Print is a bakery and coffee roaster serving tasty food and sensational coffee at fairly reasonable prices in the heart of Perth's CBD. Small Print is hidden underneath Print Hall, the former Newspaper House on St Georges Terrace, it also forms part of new and exciting  Brookfield Place and this is the 3rd place we are visiting in the newly developed precinct. Walking into ...

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Choux Cafe

Choux Cafe is a cosy and unassuming cafe located on a leafy tree green neighbourhood street in Swanbourne. The French cafe is one of my favourite places in Perth to visit for cake, coffee and croissants. I particularly love that all of the goods are baked in the little kitchen behind the counter using quality ingredients. Croissants made from real butter and not artificial substitutes. Pastisserie cakes made from creme patisserie. Pies, tarts, sausage rolls ...

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Martineaus Patisserie

Martineaus Patisserie and Cafe is concealed in the rather suburban looking Captain Stirling shopping centre on Stirling highway in Nedlands. The French patisserie serve all those delicate patisserie cakes as well as warm pies and tasty lunch rolls. Martineaus also stock a small selection of their own homemade jam. The patisserie is run by the local French Martineaus family and it has been around for many years now. The kirsch custard choux ...

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Swiss Cakes from Francois in Leederville

Francois is a Swiss Patisserie located in Leederville, a few metres from the lively Oxford street.  The patisserie has been around since 1998 serving sweet patisserie cakes, coffee and sandwiches. They also offer catering for events. The passionfruit and chocolate mousse caught my eye. The rich chocolate mousse was encased in a light fluffy almond sponge and on top was a layer of passion fruit mousse with two small pieces of fruit.  In one mouthful ...

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Cakes and Coffee at Choux Cafe

Sunday morning, its windy, dark and wet. Little did we know of a storm was due to hit the area later in the afternoon. For the moment though we head to a neighbourhood French patisserie known as Choux Cafe. We managed to secure a table inside and ordered our regular coffees and cakes at the counter. There was a new cake (photo above) in the glass cabinet of which I apologise, ...

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