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Balthazar Bar Restaurant

#62 of 1,324 Restaurants in Perth
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Perth CBD
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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6 The Esplanade, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
+61 8 9421 1206
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12:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Perth, Australia
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131 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

wine list offer wide choice and reasonable prices delicious food -raw oysters and the scallops dish are excellent and recommended nice decor but dark and should have a small table lamp to read the menu table service should include some advice from waitress on wines and food

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1 Thank KarChan W
Perth, Australia
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

had dinner recently with friends. Excellent food, great service, extensive wine list. Price at the upper end but not over the top. Intricate flavours, some unusual dishes, excellent.

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2 Thank John M
Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

Great restaurant in a very discreet building, but be prepared for an expensive meal out. Wine list good, but again the wines were on the pricy side. Quality - excellent

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1 Thank Graham J
Scarborough Beach, Western Australia, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

It's a special occasion in a father's life when his son takes him out for dinner. So this year my birthday gift was a memorable few hours at Balthazar combining excellent service, outstanding presentation, fabulous flavours: all in the quality surrounds of the marvellous Lawson Building. You can measure the comfortability of the dining experience by the quality of the... More 

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2 Thank Geoff K
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

We've had a few meals at Balthazar and have never been disappointed. The service is impeccable, wait staff attentive but not intrusive. The wine is matched to the food beautifully. It's not a cheap night out, but for a special occasion or to impress - it hits the mark.

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1 Thank Wendy C
Perth, Australia
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

I love food in small portions but lots of different things. Degustation. This place is out of this world. I have been there as a couple, with another couple and with a group of friends. All experiences have been super duper. The service: EXCELLENT. Staff know their wines and the menu. They seem to have a good feel for when... More 

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Thank Iggy V
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

What can I say, best meal ever. Romantic evening with my wife, service food and restaurant was fantastic. Wine menu to suit all snobs. Expensive but worth every cent

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Thank Hugh P
Perth, Australia
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

The Balthazar Restaurant in The Lawson Building The Esplanade Perth is a sensational food and wine venue. Not on the cheap side it is excellent for what you get ! Hosted in a cavern like space below The Lawson residential building where Rupert Murdoch once lived when he first bought The Sunday Times it is a calm, warm and cosy... More 

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Thank KeithBales
Tenerife, Spain
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014

The food was great and the flavours were unique. Servings were on the smaller side and my partner and I had to order a little serving of bread to keep us going as the main took ages. After I paid the waitress didn't bring back the change and we had to ask for it. The service wasn't worthy of a... More 

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Thank kezdog
Coburg, Australia
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

There seems to be plenty of hype around Perth about this restaurant but tonight it just failed to deliver. The atmosphere was as dark as a sordid opium den which made reading the menu hard, winelist impossible. The music, turn it down "please" it was unbearably loud. The food well chefs cooking can't be faulted my sirloin (what little there... More 

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1 Thank David M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 The Esplanade, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Perth>  > Perth CBD
  • Neighbourhood: Perth CBD
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9421 1206
Description
Bar scene, special occasion dining, entertaining clients

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?