Cheap eats in Western Australia

On a road trip around beautiful Western Australia and need to know foodie hot-spots? Or, simply looking for new places to dine that won’t break the bank? We got ya covered, mate!

Toastface Grillah

Everyone loves to get toasty and Toastface Grillah assemble a hot toastie like no other! They go beyond your basic ham and cheese with combinations like chilli cheese, 3 cheeses, brie and jam and apple and gouda - there’s a flava for everyone. While it all sounds literally divine, what’s even sweeter is that their toasties range from $5 - $9. With prices like that, how could you possibly resist some hot cheesy goodness?!

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Close by food coma location - Perth City YHA is a 4 minute walk from Toastface Grillah.

Piggy Food Co.

Piggy Food Co. started as a pop-up restaurant and now you will find them perched in their own establishment in North Fremantle. You’ll be easily satisfied at Piggy Food Co. with fried avo tacos (it’s a millennial dream), rolls, wings and you can top it all off with an ice-cream sandwich - we've literally gone to food heaven and back! They also have a bar where you can wash down the food with some local and international craft beer. Well, you can't possibly say no to that, can you?

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Close by food coma location - Fremantle YHA is a 30 minute walk across the river from Piggy Food Co.

Cairo Cafe

If you love middle eastern foods, then stop by Cairo Cafe for a truly authentic feast. The Cafe was founded by a group of classmates who all shared a love of nutritious yet delicious middle eastern food. Sizzling chicken, juicy burgers and endless tasty platters straight from the charcoal starting from $17.90. For those who opt for vego or vegan, never fear because their menu has tonnes of options to suit too.

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Close by food coma location - Broome YHA is an 8 minute walk from Cairo Cafe.

Endeavour Tavern Lancelin

Enjoy the best beer garden views of the Indian Ocean when you eat at Endeavour Tavern in the fishing village of Lancelin. Serving up some Aussie classics like the much-loved chicken parmi, pie of the day and steak sandwiches to name just a few. The tavern was also a finalist in WA’s Best Sandwich Competition in 2018, so these guys know a thing or two about crafting a tasty one! Check out their weekly deals with Tuesday parmi nights and Sunday roast dinners.

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Close by food coma location - Lancelin YHA is a 20 minute leisurely stroll along the water from Endeavour Tavern.

Finlay's Kalbarri

Finlay's Kalbarri lives by the mantra “If we can get it local we will” with all of their fresh seafood coming straight from the local boats in Kalbarri. You can also watch the food being prepped in the kitchen that’s on view to the customers at Finaly's. Go for the sensational seafood and stay for the entertainment as the restaurant regularly host local talent bringing the place to life with live music sessions. This is the spot to meet and mingle with locals and sample the best local produce from Kalbarri.

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Close by food coma location - Kalbarri YHA is a 15 minute walk from Finlay's Kalbarri.

Planet Burgers Exmouth

Burgers, souvlakis, chips, hotdogs, and nachos are all tasty options served from the food truck at Planet Burgers Exmouth. With homemade patties made with some serious love, the burgers are definitely worth getting your teeth stuck into. Venturing to other parts of Oz in search of a damn good burger, be sure to check out some of our other burger reccos. Yes, we know ourselves a good burger spot and we’re happy to share with you - the location that is, not the actual burgers!

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Close by food coma location - Exmouth YHA is literally around the corner from Planet Burgers.

Dome Cafe Esperance

Fancy a big breakfast for dinner, stacked pancakes for lunch, or a chicken parmi for brekkie? Head to Dome Cafe to sample their all-day menus allowing you the freedom to have what you want, when you want it – we like their bloody style! They boast a large menu with lots of delicious sweet treats too - you’ll find yourself in a very content food coma here.

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Close by food coma location - Esperance YHA is a 28 minute walk along the esplanade from Dome Cafe Esperance.

The Farmers Market Margaret River

Should you be lucky enough to find yourself in the famed Market River region of a Saturday, do not miss out on some amazing local produce at the local farmers market. Carb up with chocolate and almond croissants from the Margaret River Bakery stall, try multiple little fluffy Dutch pancakes at the Pancake Bar or get your 5 a day sorted with fruit and veg juices from The local Squeeze - Juice Bar.

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 Close by food coma location - Margaret River YHA is a 10 minute walk from the local farmers market.

 

Nearby Hostels

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    Perth City YHA
    Perth accommodation in the centre of the CBD. Perth City YHA is central to The Perth Mint, Art Gallery of Western Australia and Perth Zoo
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    From $20 per night
    Fremantle Prison YHA
    Fancy a historic and unique stay? Fremantle Prison YHA backpackers hostel has what you are after! With the option to stay in the prison itself or the colonial cottages you're in for a comfy stay.
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    From $25 per night
    Broome YHA
    Kimberley Klub YHA is a 5 star backpackers resort located within walking distance to both the airport and Chinatown. The hostel is surrounded by tropical gardens and African Gazebos overlooking the swimming pool.
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    From $31 per night
    Lancelin YHA
    Lancelin Lodge YHA is only 1.5 hours drive north of Perth. The hostel is close to windsurf/kitesurf/surf beaches, town attractions and facilities. Friendly, relaxed home atmosphere, free use of bikes and other activity equipment. Log fire in winter and 15 metre swimming pool.
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    From $29.5 per night
    Kalbarri YHA
    The Kalbarri Backpackers YHA is centrally located to town and only minutes from the river and beach. Friendly and relaxed atmosphere, tour bookings and information desk. The hostel is a great base for exploring the Kalbarri National Park and Murchison Gorge.
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    Exmouth YHA
    Situated in the heart of Exmouth, located on the grounds of the Potshot Hotel Resort, Excape Backpackers YHA is the perfect place to plan your Ningaloo Reef experience.
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    From $30 per night
    Margaret River Backpackers YHA
    Margaret River is the backpacker capital of Australia’s South West, voted by Lonely Planet as one of the top ten regional destinations.
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