1. Metro Bar & Bistro
The Red Marble id well–know by hip locals as the place to go for good art and half-price cocktails. This self proclaimed “foodie heaven” offers a number of specialized dishes spiced for each season. Metro Bar & Bistro also has an impressive wine list and offers a good mix of prices for those wishes to budget and those wishing to dine in style. Wednesday, or better known as “Hump Day”, is the best budget night for those wishing to partake in $5 glasses of champagne and free tapas as well as half-price cocktails. Large parties may also receive special treatment on Saturday nights when tables of over 20 receive free bottles of champagne.
2. Aida Café Restaurant Club
Aida Café Restaurant Club is truly a unique Egyptian experience placed into the heart of Australia. With belly dancers, a Shisha bar, live music authentic décor, this restaurant truly feels like a piece of the Middle East. The cuisine is spectacular with the Aid Mashawy House Special served dine-in or take-away seven days a week. The truly unique Pharaoh Fish – charcoal fish with bread or rice and dips – also promises to be an experience your taste buds will not forget. Shisha tobacco is available from 5pm onwards and comes in a variety of flavours. For special prices, the $10 kebab, $14.90 Alexandria Falafel and Fuolmedamas are available all week long.
3. The Saint
If you’re looking for cheap Perth accommodation with a high quality atmosphere and fun entertainment arena, then The Saint is the place for you. Hotel room aside, The Saint bar and bistro is a favourite nightspot for those looking for quality food and beverages at low prices. The Saint also offers fun events to keep you entertained during your stay. Every Friday and Saturday is DJ beat night and Sunday Funday is fun for all with BBQ, games and live music. Every Tuesday is FREE poker night for those who just want to practice or first learn how to play. The Saint also offers $15 specials on a kilo of fresh mussels as well special Monday through Friday lunch menus. Don’t forget the special Saint Sundowners for those with parties over 10 receive a complimentary platter and first round of drinks.
4. 150 East Riverside Bar & Restaurant
150 East Riverside is located overlooking the Swan River in a tranquil natural environment sure to appeal to romantic couples or groups of friends and co-workers. From 5pm to 6pm everyday is Happy Hour with half priced wine, beer and soft drinks. Cocktails are only $8 compared to the usual $12 or $13. They also have a special lunch deal for only $40. A steal of a price for such rich, delicious cuisine with a choice between two entrees and three main courses plus a glass of wine. If you are looking to save further, you can become a member of Club 150. Members enjoy discounted premium wines, 20% off food and drinks, a loyalty reward program and a bimonthly newsletter.
Lek Boonlert is an editor and content reviewer at DirectRooms and is responsible for all Perth Hotels content.