As we all know, there is more to the café dining experience than just great food and coffee; often the ambience of our surroundings plays an equally important role in how much we enjoy ourselves. In Western Australia we are extremely lucky to have such an idyllic setting on our doorstep and perhaps even luckier that we have so many amazing cafes that showcase our state’s natural beauty. We’ve decided to showcase just a few of the stunning locations serving up Dimattina coffee across WA:
Orange Box – Leighton Beach, North Fremantle
Just a short drive north of the famous port town of Fremantle, Orange Box is a modern beach-side eatery serving up some of the best grub WA has to offer (house-made burgers anyone?). Enjoy some much-needed down time and soak up the WA sun while sipping a delicious iced coffee or head down to the beach mere metres away, gelato in hand; it’s up to you. Orange Box has an infectious, chilled-out vibe reminiscent of family days at the beach (check out the complimentary outdoor games and guitars). Family-friendly and catering to all tastes, Orange Box is a must for anyone that loves days at the beach.
Portofinos – Quinns Rd, Mindarie
Portofinos is something of an institution in Perth’s northern suburbs. Sweeping ocean views and spectacular sunsets are the backdrop for this sprawling café and restaurant at Quinns Rock Beach. Brothers, David and Steve Bogdanov have been in hospitality for decades and their experience is reflected in the café’s popularity. Portofinos serves up a wide range of delectable dishes that cater to all tastes in both the café and restaurant sections. Whether you’re in the mood for a relaxed catch-up over coffee with friends or a romantic meal and bottle of wine for two, Portofinos has got you covered. If you find yourself up north, you can’t go past these guys for quality, check them out today!
Zephyr – Riverside Rd, East Fremantle
Situated in a prime location on the banks of the swan river, Zephyr is a popular destination ideal for any occasion. Feel like catching up with friends and family for a big lunch? A quick stop-off for a takeaway coffee on your morning walk? Or maybe just a lazy Sunday afternoon by the water? Zephyr is perfect for any of these and more. With breakfast, lunch and dinner menus available, it’s hard to go wrong with Zephyr’s selection; classics such as fish & chips are readily available as well as more specialty dishes like the herb mustard lamb or chili mussels (yum!) Owners Larry and Mandy Evans have been serving up Dimattina Coffee for over decade now and, rest-assured, you will always get an outstanding coffee at Zephyr.
White Salt – West Coast Drive, Sorrento
White Salt is a multiple award-winning café/restaurant in sunny Sorrento. Overlooking the Indian Ocean on West Coast Drive, there are few better views in Perth. Whether you’re seated inside or out, you can enjoy the picturesque seascape over coffee or wine with close friends. The staff are always friendly and attentive, and of course the food is top notch! Drop by for a casual sunset dinner or grab a coffee to go on your morning walk; White Salt is the perfect spot for any occasion!
The Sandbar – Scarborough Beach
The Sandbar down at the recently refurbished Scarborough Beach is perhaps the epitome of the ‘beach bar’. Owner/operator Ben Randall has been in the industry for most of his working life and has, over the last five years, made The Sandbar into a local icon. The spacious restaurant and bar features a full menu and a large selection of rotating craft beer on tap. For coffee, they serve up our popular Grande Tazza blend through a custom sky-blue La Marzocco GB5. It’s not often that a venue can be successful for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks service, but The Sandbar nails it in every way! This place gets packed in the evenings for the spectacular WA sunset so make sure you snap up one of the sought-after tables in the outdoor section early; the perfect spot to share a couple of beers and a pizza with good mates.
White Elephant – Gnarabup Beach, Gnarabup
Popular beach café White Elephant has been serving up tasty coffee and amazing meals to locals and tourists alike for several years now and in that time they’ve not missed a beat! As part of the Margaret River Hospitality Group, White Elephant is no stranger to great service and you can be sure to expect that famous southwest hospitality all year round. In addition to serving up quality local produce (the Prawn & Soba Noodle Salad is a must!), White Elephant also dishes out some of the best coffee in the region with our Prima Tazza blend fast becoming a local favourite. Open seven days, White Elephant is the perfect café destination for your next trip down south!