Geordie’s Cafe, Rottnest

Geordie’s Cafe is a newbie to Rottnest Island and it's located in the bustling Geordie Longreach Village Square. The cafe is open for breakfast and lunch every day of the week. From Tuesday to Sunday an early dinner is available and when I refer to early the cafe closes at the hour of 8:30pm. One thing we noticed when staying overnight on the island is there is not a lot of ...

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Coffee on Rottnest Island

The Lane Cafe flung open it's doors late last year in the Thomson Mall of the main settlement area on Rottnest Island. This small takeaway coffee house serves a killer coffee and the staff who are baristas by trade provide notably an excellent level of service for the island. Our first morning on the island we cycled to the mall for our first coffee of the day. We were staying at Hotel Rottnest ...

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Pub grub from Hotel Rottnest

After a day of cycling to the west end of Rottnest Island we returned to the hotel to freshen up before dinner. On the island there are a handful of places to choose for dinner and as we went to the Riva Restaurant the night before, we thought we would stay close by and dine at Hotel Rottnest. Hotel Rottnest was recently renovated a few years ago and has been beautifully ...

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The Blue Duck, North Cottesloe

The Blue Duck Restaurant is a much loved place for the locals of Perth to go for an early morning coffee, breakfast, lunch or dinner. The modern Australian restaurant is located on the sand dunes overlooking North Cottesloe Beach in Perth's western suburbs. The main attraction of The Blue Duck is the fabulous view (pictured below) and only a handful of restaurants in Perth can claim to offer uninterrupted views of  Western Australia's pristine ...

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John Street Cafe, Cottesloe

John Street Cafe sits away from the main strip of Cottesloe Beach nestled between stylish residency homes in the leafy green seaside suburb of Cottesloe. There is always a few super hot days during December and the weather has well and truly arrived. Day 3 of close to 40 degrees we head out for some breakfast just before noon.  I can say that it was rather peaceful and breezy sitting outside under ...

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Barchetta, Cottesloe

Christmas has come and gone and the weather forecast here in Perth is expected to be around 39  to 41 degrees for the next few days to come, we never thought summer would arrive after a very cool November and  December. How could I ever have doubt, it sure is warm in the Western Australian capital. The scorching sun during the day keeps me either inside in air conditioning or in ...

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The Dome Coffee Rottnest

Dome Coffee grew from humble beginnings in the 1990’s with its first store in Cottesloe, Western Australia. It filled a big coffee gap in the market back and over the years developed into a franchise chain with now over a hundred stores across Australia and some parts of Asia and the United Arab Emirates. All stores are individually owned and resemble the old ‘Kaffehaus’ cafes in Hungary, Prague and Austria. Having checked out ...

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