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Theatre Tastes & Tipples

There’s nothing worse than being hungry during a show and your stomach grumbling during a ‘quiet’ scene!

 

The State Theatre Centre of WA bars

Amelia Park WinesThe State Theatre Centre of WA features a number of licensed bar and function facilities, offering snacks and beverages to patrons attending performances. The Heath Ledger Theatre and the Studio Underground bars are open 1 hour before, during interval and after each major performance, offering a selection of beer, wine, sparkling wine, soft drinks and more. There are also free water dispensers. For more details, visit the Perth Theatre Trust website.

If you want to discuss and share your thoughts on the play after the final curtain, why not head to the bar, grab a drink and have a chat with your fellow theatre-goers?

 

 

The Standard

Around the corner on Roe Street, only a hop, skip and a jump from the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia you'’ll find our Company Partner The Standard Bar Garden & Kitchen that is the perfect leafy getaway in the heart of Northbridge. Ask them about their pre and post theatre menus, available between 5-7pm and 10-12pm: two courses for $35 and three courses for $45! Click here to view the menu. 

Full al a carte menu also available. Bookings recommended but not essential; book through www.thestandardperth.com.au. The Standard'’s kitchen is open till 11.30pm Monday-Saturday and 10.00pm on Sunday. 

 

No Mafia

No Mafia provides an intimate yet vibrant atmosphere for your before or after show meeting place. Enjoy a glass of bubbles or an aperitif before the show or join us for a wine and cheese afterwards. Located on William Street - just a stones throw from the State Theatre Centre, the perfect destination for your theatre evening. 

Show your ticket to receive a complimentary glass of House White or Red Wine or a glass of Prosecco with any meal purchase on the day of your show.

 

Dining Deals

Black Swan has partnered with several dining venues to bring you special deals! Simply present your ticket for a Black Swan performance on that day or night and receive the following:

 

Aisuru Sushi - Sushi Bar

New Edition Urbanistar logosAisuru Sushi is offering Black Swan patrons 10% off the total bill.   

Aisuru Sushi offers fresh made to order Japanese. Get in at 6pm when they open so you get a seat and let the staff know you are going to a show at 7.30pm and they will speed things up so you get to the show on time!

(08) 9328 8578  208 William Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Lunch Mon-Fri 12pm-2pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-2.30pm; Dinner Sun-Thu 6pm-9pm, Fri-Sat 6pm-9.30pm
Distance: 100m or 1 min walk

 

The Brass Monkey

New Edition Urbanistar logos The Brass Monkey is offering Black Swan patrons 15% off all food purchased per person in the GrapeSkin Lounge and Restaurant! For evening performances, this offer is only available before the show. Discount not available on daily specials.

The Brass Monkey offers modern Australian food and pizza in an iconic heritage listed building. Bookings are preferred and can be made by phoning (08) 9227 9596. Click here to view the menus.

(08) 9227 9596  209 William Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Sun 11am-10pm, Mon to Tue 11am-12am, Wed to Thurs 11am-1am, Fri to Sat 11am-2am
Distance: 50m or 1 minute walk 

 

Bonsai Restaurant & Lounge

New Edition Urbanistar logosThe Bonsai is offering Black Swan patrons 10% off the total bill when you come in for dinner before the show!

Why not indulge in some authentic, gourmet Japanese tapas! The Bonsai is situated on Roe Street just a 2 minute walk from the State Theatre Centre. Bookings are essential and can be made online. Too easy! Click here to view the menu.

(08) 9227 5756  30 Roe Street, Northbridge
Distance: 100m or 2 minute walk  

 

Chicho Gelateria 

The Chicho Gelateria are making waves with their fresh gelato/sorbet churned daily using local produce! Flavours range from the classic Pistachio from Bronte, Sicily to the wild Banana Parsley and Salted Caramel Crack. 
This is not an icecream shop - this is a new wave gelato phenomenon. 

Chicho GelateriaThe Chicho Gelateria is offering Black Swan patrons a free topping on any purchase! 

The Chicho Gelateria are making waves with their fresh gelato/sorbet churned daily using local produce! Flavours range from the classic Pistachio from Bronte, Sicily to the wild Banana Parsley and Salted Caramel Crack. This is not an icecream shop - this is a new wave gelato phenomenon. 

0423 480 520  180 William Street, Northbridge

Distance: next door! 

 

PICA Bar & Cafe

PICA Bar and CafePICA Bar & Cafe is offering Black Swan patrons 10% off the total bill (food and drinks included), or $8 pints of Coopers Pale Ale, Monteiths Crushed Apple Cider, or a glass of any red, white or sparkling wine!

Located in the heart of Perth's Cultural Centre, PICA Bar & Cafe offers an integrated all day breakfast and lunch menu backed up with gourmet coffee, a great selection of wines and arguably Perth's most diverse beer list. Open 7 days a week, it's a great option no matter what mood you're in.

(08) 9228 6310   51 James Street, Northbridge
Distance: 50m or 1 minute walk

 

Northbridge Brewing Company

Northbridge Brewing Company is offering Black Swan patrons a combo meal deal of any slider with a beer or wine for only $14! 

Northbridge Brewing Company (NBC) is Perth’s latest brewery, bar and restaurant located in the heart of the city at Northbridge Piazza, all about providing a relaxed atmosphere in a unique custom built venue where exceptionally well made beer is the focus. NBC is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. 

(08) 6151 6481  44 Lake Street, Northbridge

Distance: 300m or 4 mins

 

The Trustee Bar & Bistro

The Trustee is offering Black Swan patrons 10% off the total bill.

A bustling, inner city destination offering seasonal bistro fare and quirky but approachable wine, all delivered with professional, friendly service. The bistro offers a more traditional style of dining while the new Angel’s Cut bar offers bespoke cocktails and a late night snack menu. The Trustee also offers an express menu from 5.00-6.30pm that is served with a glass of complimentary house wine or tap beer.

(08) 6323 3000    133 St Georges Terrace, Perth
Distance: 900m or 20 min walk

 

The Aviary

The AviaryThe Aviary'’s ‘Bird Cage Restaurant’ is offering Black Swan patrons a complimentary glass of house red, white or sparkling wine or a Peroni. 

Their menu showcases WA’s finest seasonal produce and offers a mixture of Asian inspired dishes intended to be shared. Bookings are preferred and can be made online.

(08) 9226 0259 Level 1, 140 William Street, Perth
Opening Hours: Mon to Sat 11am-midnight, Sun 11am-10pm
Distance: 500m or 6 mins walk

 

Around the State Theatre Centre

With Northbridge being home to the city’s most vibrant and diverse range of eateries, there is a delectable selection of dining options around The Centre. There are a number of new bars and restaurants due to open on William Street in 2012 (just metres from the State Theatre Centre!), so make sure to keep checking back here for more options and the latest updates.

Fine Dining
1907 Restaurant and Cocktail Bar www.1907.com.au
(08) 9436 0233  26 Queen Street, Perth
Opening Hours: Lunch Tues to Fri from 12pm, Dinner Tues to Sat from 6pm
Distance: 650 or 9 mins walk

 

Casual Fine Dining
Jamie's Italian http://www.jamieoliver.com/italian/australia/perth
Modern Italian cuisine
(08) 9363 8600  140 William Street, Perth
Opening hours: Mon to Sun 11am-10.30pm
Distance: 500m or 6 mins walk

Sentinel Bar & Grill http://www.sentinelbar.com.au/
Casual & sophisticated inner city bar & bistro
(08) 6103 0507  111 St Georges Terrace, Perth (cnr of William St and St Georges Tce)
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 7am-late, Sat 6pm-late
Distance: 700m or 9 mins walk

Mez Mediterranean Cuisine www.mezcuisine.com.au/
Modern Australian and Mediterranean
(08) 9227 9933  1/182 James Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Lunch Thurs to Fri, dinner Tues to Sun
Distance: 500m or 6 mins walk

Oliver's www.oliversonjamesstreet.com.au/
Casual fine dining with an International/European style
(08) 9228 8725  160 James Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Mon to Thurs 4:30-10pm, Fri to Sun 11am-10:30pm
Distance: 450m or 6 mins walk

 

Casual Dining
Bivouac Canteen & Bar http://bivouac.com.au/forage/
Hearty food and peasant fare from handed down recipes born at home in the Mediterranean.
(08) 9227 0883  198 William Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Tues to Sat 10.00am-10.00pm
Distance: 30m or 30 sec walk

La Cholita
Mexican bar and restaurant
9227 9238 279  William Street, Northbridge
Opening times: Mon to Thu 5pm-12am, Fri to Sat 12pm-2am, Sun 12pm-12am
Distance: 440m or 5 mins walk

Govindas http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/338/1370326/restaurant/Northbridge/Govindas-Restaurant-Hare-Krishna-Food-For-Life-Perth
Vegetarian Indian
(08) 9227 1684  194 William Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Weekdays 11.30am–2.30pm and 4–7pm
Distance: 20m

Joy Cafe http://joy-cafe-restaurant.info/
A fusion of Hong Kong and Singaporean cuisine.
(08) 9228 0380 269 William Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: open everyday 10.30am-late
Distance:  250m or 3 mins walk

Casa Mexicana – El Compa
Mexican
6162 8908  78 Lake Street, Northbridge
Opening times: Tue to Fri 12pm-3pm, 6pm-12am, Sat 6pm-12am
Distance: 550m or 7 mins walk

The Old Crow
Modern Australian
172 Newcastle St, Perth

Tuckshop Cafe
Modern Australian
08 9227 1659 178 Newcastle St, Perth

Red Teapot
Authentic Chinese Cuisine
08 9228 1981 413 William Street, Northbridge
Opening times: Mon-Sat 11.30am-3pm, 5:30pm-10pm

Dough Pizza
(08) 9228 0444 434A William St, Perth
Opening times: LUNCH weekdays 12-5pm (Paninis), weekends 12-3pm (Pizza) / DINNER Sun-Thurs 5:30-10:30pm, Fri & Sat 5:30 til late

Is Donburi
Japanese
9328 2621  10/189 William Street, Northbridge
Distance: 30m

Arigataya Ramen
Japanese
(08) 9227 7901  62 Roe Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Mon to Sat 11.30am-2.30pm and 5.30-9.30pm, Sun 11am-5pm
Distance: 220m or 2 mins walk

The Moon Café  www.themoon.com.au/
Late night café
(08) 9328 7474  Shop 2, 323 William Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Mon to Tues 6pm-1am, Wed, Thurs & Sun 11am-1am, Fri to Sat 11am-3:30am
Distance: 450m or 6 mins walk

Good Fortune Roast Duck House http://www.goodfortuneduckhouse.com.au/index.html
9228 3293  344 William Street, Northbridge
Opening times: Wed-Mon 10am-10pm
Distance: 500m or 6 mins walk

Billy Lee's 
Chinese
(08) 9328 4003  66 Roe Street Shop 15, Northbridge
Opening Hours: open everyday for dinner
Distance: 400m or 5 mins walk

New Moon
Japanese
9328 8720  63 James Street, Northbridge
Distance: 150m or 2 mins walk

 

Quick Eats
Flipside Burger Bar http://www.flipsideburgers.com.au
Gourmet burgers
9228 8822 222  William Street, Northbridge
Opening times: Mon to Wed 11:30am-9:30pm, Thur to Sat 11.30am-10pm, Sun 12pm-9pm
Distance: 140m or 2 mins walk

Superstar Waffles
Delicious waffles!
04 3310 2608  8/189 William Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Tue-Thu 1pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 1pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-10pm
Distance: 33m or 1 min walk

San Churro’s http://www.sanchurro.com/
Chocolateria
9328 3363  132 James Street, Northbridge
Opening times: until late
Distance: 330m or 4 mins walk

Dragon Palace www.dragonpalace.com.au/
Chinese restaurant specialising in Dim Sum
(08) 9228 2888  66 Francis Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Lunch weekdays 10.30am-3pm & weekends 10am-3pm, dinner 6pm-late
Distance: 400m or 5mins walk

Viet Hoa Vietnamese Restaurant www.viethoa.com.au/
Vietnamese restaurant
(08) 9328 2127  Shop 1, 349 William Street, Perth
Opening Hours: everyday 10am-10pm
Distance: 550m or 7 mins walk

 

Cafes
Muse Café at the WA Museum http://museum.wa.gov.au/museums/perth/muse-cafe
The Old Gaol at the Museum has been transformed into a cosy, vintage-inspired café.
WA Museum Grounds, Cnr Beaufort & Francis St, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Daily 10am-4pm
Distance: 300m or 4 mins walk

Tiger Tiger Coffee Bar www.tigertigercoffeebar.com/
(08) 9322 8055  Shop 4, 329 Murray Street, Perth
Opening Hours: Mon 7am-5pm, Tues to Wed 7am-8pm, Thu to Fri 7am-10pm, Sat 7.30am-6pm, closed Sunday
Distance:  700 or 9 mins walk

CNR
Coffee, breakfast/brunch and diner
(08) 9228 8861  Corner of James & Lake Streets, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Mon to Thurs 7am–6pm, Fri 7am–10:30pm, Sat 8am–10:30pm, Sun 8am–6pm
Distance: 300m or 4 mins

Little Willy’s
From the owner’s of The Dancing Goat in Cottesloe
(08) 9385 5000  268 William Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 6am-3pm
Distance: 300m or 4 mins walk

 

Bars/Tapas
The Bird
Wine bar and live music venue
(08) 6412 3513  181 William Street, Northbridge
Distance: 10m

Mechanics' Institute Bar http://www.mechanicsinstitutebar.com.au/
Small rooftop bar serving Flipside burgers
(08) 9228 4189 Rear 222 William Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Tues to Sun 12pm-late
Distance: 100m or 1 mins walk

Ezra Pound
Wine bar
(08) 9328 9005  Shop 17, 189 William Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Tues to Thur 4pm-12am, Fri to Sun 2pm-12am (subject to change)
Distance: 36m

399 Bar www.399bar.com/
Tapas, breakfast/brunch and wine bar
399 William Street, Perth
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 10am-12am, Sat 10am-12am, Sun 10am-10pm
Distance: 600m or 8 mins walk

Frisk Espresso www.friskespresso.com.au
Small wine bar
Shop 31, 103 Francis Street, Perth
Opening Hours: Tues to Fri 6.30am-midnight, Sat 10.30am-midnight, Sun 10.30am-10pm. Closed Mon
Distance: 550m or 7mins

 

Pubs
The Court Hotel www.thecourt.com.au/
Modern Australian, pizza and tapas
(08) 9328 5292  50 Beaufort Street, Northbridge
Opening Hours: Sun to Thurs midday-midnight, Fri to Sat midday-2am
Distance: 400m or 5 mins walk

Belgian Beer Café www.belgianbeer.com.au/
(08) 9321 4094  Corner of King & Murray Streets, Perth
Opening Hours: Sun to Mon 11am-10pm, Tues 11am-11pm, Wed to Sat 11am-12am
Distance: 400m or 12 mins walk