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Published January 10th 2014
The French term Degustation usually refers to a meal consisting of many courses, often accompanied by complementary wines. The chef will specially prepare a variety of small courses, sometimes signature dishes, to take you on a culinary journey, sampling many flavours in one meal.
Degustation dinners are now very popular in many local restaurants but where is the best degustation dinner in Perth?
At the Petit Mort Restaurant in Shenton Park, you can choose between two different, mouth-watering degustation menus. Serving delicious French cuisine, an eight course meal will cost $90.00 per person or ten courses will cost $105.00 per person.
The popular Red Cabbage Food and Wine restaurant, in South Perth, offers a seven course degustation menu for $95.00 per person or $155.00 per person with wine. The meal starts with amuse-bouche, and includes steak, marron, fish, scallops and a burnt honey parfait.
The award winning Restaurant Amuse in East Perth has a degustation menu which changes with the seasons. Consisting of twelve delicious courses, this feast will cost $130.00 per person. You can also enjoy beverages with the meal for an extra $80.00 per person.
The degustation menu at Divido Restaurant in Mount Hawthorn, allows you to sample a variety of classic Italian dishes. A delicious six course meal featuring pasta, seafood, meat, duck and more, will cost $95.00 per person.
The specialty of the house at the Dear Friends Restaurant in Caversham is the degustation menu. The menu is designed with nine courses and matching wines and features a combination of tasty dishes and a 'Mystery Course' for $115.00 per person ($70.00 extra for matching wines). There is also a five course degustation menu for $89.00 per person ($50.00 extra for matching wines).
Degustation dinners are a great way to sample different types and styles of food. They are also a fantastic way to spend a relaxing evening with friends - good food, good wine and good company.
If you have enjoyed a degustation dinner please let us know - where's the best degustation dinner in Perth?