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Published February 13th 2012
With so any restaurants and cafés to choose from in Perth, it is sometimes difficult to choose one. Next time you are thinking of dining out, try Barchetta Restaurant. It's a great place to meet friends and family for breakfast, lunch or dinner any time of year.
Since 2002, Barchetta Restaurant has offered fresh food, served simply and many people arrive straight from the beach after a swim so it's not unusual to see people in bathers or ball gowns enjoying a meal.
The Barchetta Restaurant is located in Cottesloe, overlooking the well-known Cottesloe beach with views of gorgeous white beaches, miles and miles of clear blue Ocean and Rottnest in the distance. The relaxed ambiance is warm and welcoming, and there is ample seating available inside or outdoors and a diverse menu featuring Italian style cuisine.
On entering the restaurant, you will notice the décor - an inspired design that makes the restaurant look sophisticated and fresh. The staff are wonderful, very pleasant and attentive and they know the menu well. The service is impeccable, with the food and drink orders being taken and delivered fast without rushing.
The food servings at Barchetta Restaurant are generous and the regularly changing menu offers a wide selection to choose from with plenty of options. They also have a childrens menu and set menu if that is what you prefer. There are wood fired oven pizzas and fresh pastas to choose from - try the Homemade Porcini Mushroom Gnocchi at $32.00 or the Rigatoni Gamberi at $32.00. If you are not a fan of pizza or pasta there are lots of other steak, chicken and seafood options available including 'Lighter Bites', salads and side dishes. To finish off your meal why not enjoy a dessert? The sticky date pudding or crème brulee are both wonderful and will have your mouth watering.
For drinks there are the usual soft drinks, wine and spirits plus a range of freshly brewed coffees, loose leaf teas and fresh fruit juices available. They are fully licensed and offer a wide range of wines including many lovely imported and Western Australian wines.
Barchetta is also the perfect place for a long lazy Sunday breakfast. They serve breakfast until 11.30am each day and have a selection of delicious breakfast dishes to choose from. You can select from simple toast, muffins, fruit toast or muesli to warm summer fruit crumble at $15.00, the Big Boaties breakfast at $22.00 or a baguette with bacon and eggs at $18.00.
Barchetta Restaurant is a unique venue for your next function or special event and holding a function here will show everyone the natural beauty of WA right on the doorstep. They can accommodate large or small groups of people for a birthday, wedding or intimate dinner.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days per week, it is essential to book as the restaurant is very popular with locals and visitors alike and soon becomes crowded. The atmosphere at Barchetta Restaurant is vibrant and bubbly, so next time you're in the area be sure to check it out, it will soon become a firm favourite.