Where to Eat and Drink on Rottnest Island

Local food and gastronomic traditions are part of Rottnest Island holiday experience, so why not discover the flavours of Rottnest Island during your next trip. We have listed below some of the places where you can wine and dine when visiting.

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Lontara Rottnest

Inspired by the rich history and flavours of the archipelagos of South-East Asia, Lontara is a must-try when visiting Rottnest Island. Visitors are invited to immerse themselves into the heart of Samphire Rottnest’s dining scene, embracing the natural elements and raw beaty of its surrounds. Lontara’s share-style menu is inspired by the maritime spice routes and stories surrounding the food culture of the islands of South-East Asia, enhanced by the quality and flavour of fresh local produce from within Western Australia.

CALL: (08) 9292 5011
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Hotel Rottnest

The iconic Hotel Rottnest offers a relaxed beachside experience with endless views over Thomson Bay. Spend the afternoon sitting back sipping cold beer or one our crowd faves from the Island Bar. At night, music at Hotel Rottnest comes to life... Enjoy late night gigs every weekend with some of the best local acoustics and DJs in Western Australia and beyond.

CALL: (08) 9292 5011
Samphire Beach Club

Samphire Rottnest

Samphire Rottnest takes prime beachfront position on Thomson Bay, encouraging you to immerse yourself in the elements and feel the sand between your toes.

Enjoy a drink from the Bayside Bar or choose to dine at Lontara, where you will be taken on a journey through the rich history and flavours of the archipelagos of South-East Asia. Next door you’ll find the iconic Hotel Rottnest, offering a relaxed dining experience in its legendary setting. 

CALL: (08) 9292 5011
Frankie's on Rotto

Frankie's on Rotto

Located within the settlement, Frankie's on Rotto is the newest restaurant to come to Rottnest Island and they are proud to offer the first island delivery service! Open for Breakfast lunch and dinner and boasting a casual, family friendly vibe.

CALL: 0431 735 090
The Lane on Rottnest Island

The Lane

Simply the Rottnest Island's best coffee. The Lane serves a wide range of gourmet breakfast and lunch options to cater for all requirements. Add to this freshly squeezed juices, smoothies and acai bowls…. and you can see why The Lane is your essential pit stop, before exploring the wonders of Rotto.

CALL: 0407 366 477
Pinkys

Pinky's Beach Club

Overlooking the iconic Pinky’s Beach and Bathurst Lighthouse you will find Pinky’s Beach Club, a part of the new Discovery Rottnest Resort.  Under the guidance of the revered chef Karl Wulf the menu is inspired by the best of Western Australian produce.  Relax with a cocktail while you are looked after by the friendly team.

CALL: (08) 6350 6170
Isola Rottnest

Isola Bar e Cibo

Isola reflects the simplicity of island life, drinking and dining right on the beach, with the sophistication of an Italianate drinks list and achingly simple dishes built on quality WA produce.

Isola serves classic Italian cocktails, spritz and vini speciali alongside fresh pasta dishes and meats and WA seafood cooked over our charcoal fired grill. Our affetatti misti is a must, locally made salumi shaved to order on our hand-cranked slicer paired with pane carasau and house pickled vegetables.

CALL: (08) 9292 5171
Hotel Rottnest

Hotel Rottnest

Built around sustainable and locally sourced products, Hotel Rottnest is the perfect choice when considering your dining options on Rottnest Island. With the spectacular views, friendly service and unparalleled dining options, why not end your day (or spend your day) at Hotel Rottnest?

CALL: (08) 9292 5011
Simmo's Rottnest

Simmo's Rottnest

Simmo's Rottnest Ice Cream is conveniently located in the heart of the Settlement in Thompson Bay. From the purest vanilla to the unexpected delights of luscious liquorice, taking in favourites such as Burnt Caramel, Strawberry and White-choc Malteser, you’re sure to find a flavour to please everyone!

CALL: 0403 342 568
Lexi’s on Rotto

Lexi’s on Rotto

Lexi’s on Rotto is a vintage 1970 caravan that has been lovingly restored and will be primarily located at the Wadjemup lighthouse. Lexi’s is the only place outside of the Settlements to relax with a snack, an ice-cold drink, or provide a caffeine hit mid-cycle around Rottnest, while enjoying 360 degree views of the Island.

CALL: 0452 207 008
Governor's Sports Bar Rottnest Island

Governor's Sports Bar

Governor's Sports Bar at Karma Rottnest Resort is the perfect place to relax with friends, old and new, after a sun-kissed day of adventure. With live music every Saturday night, DJs every Thursday night, Quiz nights Tuesday, plus comedy nights, pool, darts and more, this sports bar has it all, including the islands only TAB. 

CALL: (08) 9292 5161
Rottnest General Store

Rottnest General Store

For all of your holiday needs the Rottnest General Store has it covered. Grocery essentials, meat, fish, dairy and gourmet lines, fresh fruit and vegetables and liquor. Also available in store: newspapers, magazines, books, lotto, fishing essentials, sunglasses, beach gear, soft drinks and more. Open 7 days.

CALL: (08) 9292 5017
Riva Restaurant Rottnest Island

Riva Restaurant

Riva Restaurant at Karma Rottnest Lodge offers mouth-watering Mediterranean inspired cuisine in a fabulous indoor and outdoor courtyard setting. Open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner, so why not start your day with the delicious seasonal buffet breakfast by the pool. 

CALL: (08) 9292 5161