Perth is brimming with Easter goodness – you just have to know where to look. Luckily though, we’ve done all the looking for you and found the best Easter treats!
With locations in Perth, Swan Valley and Margaret River, Margaret River Chocolate Company is your trusty, go-to choccy paradise this Easter. The main attraction is, of course, the magnificent Red Gum Honey Crunch Egg, with succulent honeycomb chunks dotted throughout its creamy shell. Make no mistake; this thing is dangerously good. You have been warned. Find out more
Returning for a 15th triumphant year, the Rockingham Easter Carnival is a sprawling bundle of colourful costumes, rollicking rides, arts and crafts, fluffy petting zoos, and enough chocolate to build a giant, creamy staircase to heaven. This is the stuff Western Australian childhoods are made of, so make sure to bring the young’uns along for an unforgettable Easter experience. Find out more
Hot Cross Buns
Hot cross buns are an Easter necessity, but knowing where to get the best is an Easter aficionado’s trump card. We’re definitely going with Jean Pierre Sancho, whose splendid efforts were voted the best in Perth in 2012. With its talented chefs, traditional methods and ethereally light pillows of buttery hot cross bun goodness, this artisanal bakery simply never lets you down. Find out more
The Belgian Beer Cafe is a good place to be any time of year, and Easter is certainly no exception. If you’re after a suitably chocolatey beer to kick-start the celebrations, just head down to this rustic European bar and order up a pint of Westmalle Dubbel. A dark, clovey kind of ale, Westmalle is alive with the fresh aroma of prime Belgian chocolate and goes down very well indeed amidst the leafy surrounds. Find out more
Long Weekend Holiday
A long weekend is perfect for a spot of much-needed R&R. With its great restaurants (try Aristos Waterfront Rottnest), stunning scenery, adorable Quokkas and engaging activities, Rottnest Island is the ultimate short break destination. Snorkelling or cycling? Golf or guided tour? Relax at the day spa or explore a few of the island’s 63 gorgeous beaches? These are just some of the tough decisions you’ll have to face… Find out more