Bread in Common
Modern Australian
  • 43 Pakenham St,
    Perth, WA
  • (08) 9336 1032,
  • Mon-Thu 9am-11pm, Fri-Sat 9am-midnight, Sun 9am-10pm 

Bread in Common

Fill up on the bread. Baked daily in a custom-built volcanic rock oven, the dense sourdough loaves are as integral to the Bread in Common experience as the easy-going waiters and mess hall-style tables in the converted warehouse. While good enough to enjoy on its own, the bread is the perfect vehicle for brilliant house-made smallgoods (rough-hewn salami) and condiments (butter studded with roasted garlic, for instance, or a white bean purée punched up with saltbush). A similar directness underpins the rest of the food, from an autumnal salad comprising charred broccolini, celeriac, pickled apples and walnuts to sweet scallops pan-fried and partnered with a sauce vierge-ish mix of tomatoes and green olives. Those blackened lamb ribs remain perpetually popular, although seasonal additions like black vinegar chicken also vie for eaters' attentions. Good drinks, however, are a constant, with wines smartly split into WA, Australian or rest-of-world. 

Photo credit: Sabine Albers 

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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $4-$16

    M $13-$14

    D $18 

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
  • Bookings:
  • No bookings
  • Chef:
  • Scott Brannigan



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