Perth’s Best Breakfasts Between the Airport and the CBD

Only in town for a few hours? Make sure you're fully fuelled before your meeting with a stop at some of the tastiest – and most convenient – breakfast spots between the airport and the office. From quick caffeine fixes to gourmet brunch, our guide to Perth’s best cafes for business travellers has you covered.

woman eating colourful breakfast


There’s no doubt that business travel can be taxing, particularly on a cross-country trip – but a solid dose of nutrients between flights can help you stay on top. Luckily, DuoTone has the goods – and it’s only steps from the city centre. Grab a taxi to this hip East Perth cafe and get a smoothie to go, or settle in for a serving of their signature Power Toast, topped with your choice of superfood ingredients from quinoa to kimchi. Not only will you start your day on a virtuous note, but the short walk to the CBD that follows means you can get your healthy breakfast and morning exercise in one.

City Farm Café

breakfast with eggs and greens

Looking for something more substantial on the eastern side of the city? Located within the Perth City Farm, this open-air café specialises in seasonal organic produce, with many ingredients foraged from their own garden. A fresh upgrade from airport fare, travellers can dig in to generous plates of free range eggs and colourful bowls of bircher muesli before washing it down with a cold pressed juice or coffee to go.

Beaufort Local

If you’re taking State Route 51 into the CBD, this Highgate cafe is an easy stop-off on your morning commute. And with dishes like truffled mushrooms with goats curd on the menu, Beaufort Local is more than worthy of a pitstop before facing the day ahead. Looking for more familiar breakfast staples? No problem. From scrambled eggs to banana pancakes, all travellers will be spoiled for choice at this trendy inner-city eatery.

Small Print

Housed in the heritage building that once played host to the Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal, Small Print is one of four venues in the Print Hall family. And while it may be too early in the day to visit the on-site restaurants and rooftop bar, there'll be no shortage of office workers to keep you company at this pocket-sized cafe. Sit in for a selection of modern Australian breakfast classics, and while you’re there, grab some snacks for the return journey home. From house-made pastries to salads and baguettes, you’ll have plenty of fuel to keep you going until take off.

Telegram Coffee

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Only need a hit of caffeine to get your day started? Open from 6am, this small kiosk in Perth’s CBD is a sure bet if you touch down before office hours. Choose from the concise but curated menu of coffee, doughnuts and croissants, then take a 10-minute stroll to reach Elizabeth Quay, where you can enjoy a quiet breakfast on the banks of the Swan River before tackling the day ahead.

Hit the ground running on your next business trip to Perth. Book flights with Virgin Australia today.

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