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Balthazar Bar Restaurant

#41 of 1,366 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
12:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Went here for a dinner with a bit of trepidation based on some negative reviews in Trip Advisor. Not sure why all of the sour comments, since the complaints others made didn't apply on our night. It is darker than normal, but not too dark - could read without issue - and adds a cosy and a tiny bit mystic... More 

2 Thank Valdis1
Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Enjoyed the meal very much. I had the tasting plate for starter which was excellent at $16. For my main course I had duck which consisted of breast and confit and was delicious. Chocolate layered cake for dessert finished off a delightful meal. The restaurant has subdued lighting and from the outside you don't see any diners.

1 Thank Castleknock2013
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

A MAN walks into a bar … No, actually, he walks into a restaurant, in Perth, about 7pm on a Thursday night, gagging for a drink. “A glass of white wine,” he says. “What have you got?” The waiter goes through some varieties. Fresh from a holiday in Spain, our man plumps for “an albariño”. A glass of wine arrives,... More 

4 Thank John L
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2015

I recently took a customer and one of my colleges to Balthazar restaurant. The staff were exceptional, we hadn't booked, but they managed to squeeze us in for our evening meal with minimum fuss. The food was perfect for the occasion with our waitress giving us some perfect recommendations. The waitresses name from memory was Joanne I think. We had... More 

1 Thank Willythejock
Hong Kong, China
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374 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

First of all the address was a bit hard to find. The dining room was very dark and I am so sure that it was the best idea. There were only three staffs serving in the room. I think that it was under staff for a busy evening. We were served our main courses after a Hugh table of guests... More 

1 Thank wiseguy1282005
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Expensive but very intimate and a lovely fine dining experience. Repeatable, depending on the budget!

Thank Mary M
Perth, Australia
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156 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

My birthday dinner occurred at Balthazar Restaurant yesterday. Easy access, only one step from the street into the restaurant. They take early dinner bookings from 5.30pm, great for jet lagged travellers! Lovely decor, happy, knowledgable service staff. We are seated, offered menus and water. We are happily reading the small printed menu, 3 appetisers, 5 entrees, 8 main course plus... More 

Thank Lorraine K
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

I have been to Balthazar a few times and it never fails to deliver - every course absolutely stunning! All relishes, black pudding, bread etc made on premises. Intimate setting, fabulous wine list, great service. If you love food- try Balthazar

Thank LeeBee66
Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015

My husband's boss was in town and we were looking for a new dining experience. We had heard some mixed reviews about this restaurant and we decided to try it anyway. As some people have remarked we also found it was quite dark. Not enough lighting and had to use the torch on our phones to read the menu. Not... More 

2 Thank Coollocalgirl
Perth, Australia
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We decided to dine at this restaurant to celebrate my wife's birthday and it did not disappoint. From the moment we entered through the front doors we were greeted by friendly attentive staff. I loved the dim lights which enhanced the romantic feel of the room, in a sense I felt that we could be back in New York. Our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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
Bar scene, special occasion dining, entertaining clients

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?